CBD AND ITS THERAPEUTIC USE
The therapeutic virtues of cannabis make it more and more popular. The active substances that compose it are more and more sought after. Present in different quantities according to the variety, they are thus adaptable to the different diseases that they can cure or to appease the evils. The active therapeutic substance is cannabidiol, abbreviated as CBD.
WHAT IS CBD?
Hemp (Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica) contains more than 80 cannabinoids which are, from the point of view of their chemical structure, terpenes-phenols. They exist only in the cannabis plant. The cannabinoids contained in the plant are mainly
in the form of carboxylic acids.
The main cannabinoid is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), responsible for the psychotropic effect of cannabis. Cannabidiol (CBD) is another important cannabinoid, present in large quantities in the plant, but which does not produce a psychotropic effect, unlike THC.
THE THERAPEUTIC USE OF CBD
One of the biggest reasons for the popularity of CBD lies in its therapeutic properties. During consumption, one of the immediate effects on the body is the alleviation of pain thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. As the human being has an “intrinsic” CBD, that of cannabis combines naturally to increase its effectiveness.
THE BENEFITS OF CBD
The 5 main virtues attributed to the CBD:
- Antipsychotic effects and increase in concentration.
- Antioxidant effects.
- Quiet and help with sleep.
- Mitigation of ailments related to some serious diseases, such as multiple sclerosis or fibromyalgia.
- In contrast to THC, decreased anxiety, stress and paranoia.
CBD is found in many forms: oils, pastes, infusions, capsules, cosmetics, E-liquid for electronic cigarettes and more.
In Switzerland, legal CBD is made from a maximum of 1% THC. For example, farmers have specialized in production with a high content of 1% THC. Maybe a future solution for you.
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