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Although many people who vape weed are only interested in its THC content, there are others who are interested in the CBD cannabinoid. Here, we look at the difference between the two and learn more about what CBD is and its benefits.
CBD or Cannabidiol is one of the compounds found in weed and, unlike the better known THC, it has no psychoactive properties and so doesn't produce a high. Instead, CBD helps vapers to relax, and although it affects the body, it doesn't have the same powerful mental effects.
CBD is known to have medical benefits and is known to have the following properties:
CBD is one of more than 80 different cannabinoids and it is known to act on the body's cannabinoid receptors to produce a therapeutic effect. It can also help to modulate pain by working on the body's Vanilloid receptors, promote sleep through stimulating the Adenosine receptors and manage stress and moods by working on the body's Serotonin receptors. CBD may also block FAAH, a fatty acid enzyme which breaks down anandamide in the body which regulates ovulation, pain, sleep, appetite and memory.
CBD is known to have medical therapeutic value for numerous conditions including:
There are numerous differences between THC and CBD, and while most strains have high THC levels, there are fewer which are high in CBD. Here are some of the differences that you should be aware of between the two compounds:
If you want to vape CBD oils, you will need to use a special vape pen designed for use with oils such as the Quickdraw 300 DLX which will offer you an excellent and user friendly experience.