How Does CBD Work
Cannabinoids in the Body
80+ cannabinoid compounds are found in cannabis plants.
Most abundant are THC and CBD.
- THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol)
- Creates the characteristic marijuana “high”
- Can relieve pain and inflammation
- Can reduce negative psychoactive effects of THC
- Responsible for many of the medical benefits of cannabis
- Endocannabinoid system (ECS) – Keeps internal bodily functions stable and controls how we think, feel, and react