Cannabis sativa or hemp has been widely used by generations of people throughout the world for recreational and psychoactive intentions. It is a bushy annual plant with palmate leaves and tiny green flowers. Three types of biomolecules are present in cannabis: flavonoids, terpenoids and 60+ types of cannabinoids. Due to drug abuse and adverse health effects caused by excessive use of cannabis, the pharmacological properties of this plant have taken a long time to be recognized and exploited. Scientists have now been able to identify that cannabis, when taken in the right amount, can act as a revolutionary medicine and cure several lethal diseases.
Does CBD make you high?
CBD is an entirely different compound from THC, and its effects are very complex. It is not psychoactive, meaning it does not produce a "high" or change a person's state of mind, but it influences the body to use its own endocannabinoids more effectively.
What products are the best methods to utilize the effects of CBD?
The best way to determine what method works for your body is to try out different products. If you have specific location pain, then creams, freezes or ointments may be ideal for quick absorption into the skin. If you have all over aches, pains or anxiety symptoms, then drops, edibles or capsule may be more effective. One of the more popular methods recently is vaping (e-cigarette) since there are numerous flavors available, and no ingestion is necessary.