Does CBD Oil have THC?
Over the last few years, cannabidiol (CBD) has gone from strength to strength. It went from being a compound associated with drug culture and getting high to one believed by many to have therapeutic benefits. Today, millions of people worldwide use CBD to experience these purported benefits. Although it is not as popular as CBD, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is another cannabinoid also making a name for itself and is proving to have a list of potential benefits. However, many people, especially those who haven’t used CBD, still get confused between the two and think they are interchangeable. Some deeply mistrust THC and simply view it as a compound people use to get high. So what exactly is the truth? And does CBD oil have THC? Let’s find out. Is there THC in CBD oil? While CBD and THC are two different compounds, CBD can still contain traces of THC. Both the cannabis and hemp plant produce these two compounds. Cannabis has a higher THC concentration, while hemp has a higher CBD concentration. Therefore, CBD oil may contain trace amounts of THC, as it is present at low levels in the hemp plant. What is the difference between CBD and THC? Cannabidiol is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. Also referred to as CBD oil, it is gaining popularity due to its wide range of potential therapeutic effects. On the other hand, tetrahydrocannabinol is the primary psychoactive compound in cannabis. Structurally, it is almost identical to CBD, but they produce very different effects. The most apparent difference between the two is that THC is intoxicating, while CBD is not. THC has been stigmatised for decades because of this property, and many people think of it as a recreational drug. Lately, however, research has started destigmatising THC by showing evidence that…
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