CBD and marijuana: the role of CBD in cannabis.

the role of CBD in legal cannabis

Modified on: 10/03/2023

What CBD cannabis is and what effects it has on the human body.

CBD flowers enthusiasts are familiar with CBD and its effects on the human body. If you are also a CBD weed enthusiast, you will already know what we are talking about. Otherwise, you have probably heard about this famous acronym.

CBD (cannabidiol) is one of the two main active ingredients of hemp, both classical and CBD marijuana. The second is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), which, unlike CBD, has psychoactive effects on the human brain.

In this article, we will focus on CBD, the “good” cannabinoid of marijuana, its properties and potential benefits for humans, which is still of great scientific interest today. Its effects are renowned above all for the fact that it is not addictive.

CBD properties of legal cannabis

Now, let’s find out what CBD is.

CBD marijuana or CBD: what is it?

First, a brief premise: what everyone (including you) should know is that legal cannabis is not a drug. This product can be defined as “legal” precisely because of the lack of THC, which is responsible for the psychoactive effects of marijuana, present in CBD cannabis is less than 0.5%.

Crossbreeds between different marijuana varieties are carried out to obtain a cannabis plant that produces THC-poor and CBD-rich inflorescences, crossbreeds between different marijuana varieties are now available. The types of plants resulting from these crosses are many, and some are now very famous.

CBD is present in very abundant percentages in some cannabis varieties, such as Gorilla Glue (22%) or California Haze (24%), which is why they are among the market favourites.

One of the prerogatives of the legal cannabis is the high percentage of CBD, a metabolite of cannabis devoid of psychotropic effects and rich in analgesic, anxiolytic and relaxing properties. Moreover, it can inhibit the psychoactive action of THC.

The best known beneficial properties of CBD, according to the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology in 2013, are:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesics
  • Antidepressants
  • Anxiolytics
  • Antipsychotic
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Neuro Protective (protects against neurodegenerative diseases)
  • Anti-epileptic
  • Anti-emetic (reduces nausea)
  • Digestive
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-diabetic (reduces the symptoms of diabetes)
  • Anti-psoriatic (reduces psoriasis symptoms)
  • Immunosuppressor
  • Pot-relaxants
  • Minimizes organ rejection after a transplant

An astonishing amount of beneficial actions on the human body, not yet known to most people because of the demonization of “legal weed” still a bad name in our society. Knowing this information will help you to spread the truth about CBD among your ignorant friends on the subject (and for the more bigoted parents).

CBD can take many forms, let’s go and discover together which are the most common.

Read also: In Colorado, marijuana is legal, and soon maybe, it will be legalised throughout the United States.

CBD products: what they are and what they are used for.

cbd oil of legal cannabis

There are many products derived from light hemp rich in CBD:

  • CBD Oil
  • Body and face creams
  • Lotions
  • Pomades
  • Cosmetics
  • Liquids for electronic cigarettes

As far as creams, ointments and lotions are concerned, there are various types of creams, ointments and lotions, from classic moisturizers to those specific for inflamed skin treatments (eczema, acne, psoriasis). CBD cosmetics are also often part of the organic product channel.

The best known and most widely used CBD product, however, is undoubtedly CBD oil. This cannabis derivative is extracted using complex artificial processes, making its existence very valuable.

It is usually diluted in coconut oil to be taken as a dietary supplement. Its effects are tangible and much appreciated, ideal for people who are looking for a natural product to relax after a stressful day.

Another unconventional way of taking CBD is to use advanced personal vaporizers (electronic cigarettes). To be used in this way, CBD extract must be diluted on a neutral base per e-cig, composed of vegetable glycerin and propylene glycol.

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How the CBD-based products market is expanding in Europe.

The situation of legal marijuana in Italy is still a bit unstable, as the government has not yet adequately legislated on the cultivation and trade of legal hemp. It affects physical and online shops, but it does not prevent the sale of CBD products at all.

In the UK it is still possible to order inflorescences of legal cannabis, CBD oil Sativa, e-liquid and much more from many Italian websites. If you would also like to buy this kind of CBD products online, click here to enter Justbob now!