You might have heard the terms CBD and THC frequently associated with the cannabis plant. These are two cannabinoids present in this plant, and it is estimated that there are more than a hundred cannabinoids present in cannabis or hemp plant. Even though CBD and THC are derived from the same plant, their properties are different, hence they are treated as entirely different components.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is believed to have a lot of medicinal properties and it does not produce any intoxicating effect that is usually associated with cannabis. THC is the psychoactive component present cannabis that is responsible for inducing “high”. However, this component also has some medicinal values.
You may see different CBD and THC products in the market which are used as pharmaceuticals for treating different diseases. One of such products is CBD gummies and THC gummies that are commonly used by a lot of people. But these two products have different qualities. Therefore, we mention some important information regarding them for helping you to distinguish between these two.
These are food items that are infused with CBD. They provide all the CBD benefits that are provided other CBD products including CBD oil, capsules, etc. Commonly found CBD products include CBD gummies, chocolates, candies, brownies, cookies, etc.
Major Uses of Cannabidiol edibles include relieving pain and inflammation, reducing skin diseases, curing nausea and vomiting, controlling depression, stress, anxiety, etc., controlling heart diseases, and a lot more. AsCBD edibles do not produce intoxicating effects, they are considered as legal.
Even though CBD edibles have a lot of benefits, they can cause some side effects too. The common side effects caused by CBD include fatigue, drowsiness, loss of appetite, diarrhea, etc.
THC edibles also carry some medicinal value, however, they can create mind-altering effects. Edibles that contain more than 0.3% of THC are considered illegal in many states. If your state permits the use of marijuana for recreational purposes, then you can buy it in many places including online. However, if these products are not legal in your place, their use may be punishable.
Sometimes THC edibles can be labeled as CBD edibles. But if they contain more concentrations of THC than the permitted rate, then they will produce high effect. Therefore, you have to be really careful when buying them. Make sure that the THC content is below 0.3%. This will help you to avoid the intoxicating effects and addiction that are caused by THC.