CBD AKA Cannabinoids are compounds in the cannabis plant that has medical benefits without the “stoned” feeling. CBD is probably the most abundant of all cannabinoids, contributing up to 40% of cannabis resin. It may also have an anti-anxiety effect and lessen the psychoactive effects of THC.
There are at least 85 active cannabinoids identified in the Cannabis plant. The major difference between these cannabinoids is how psychologically active they are. CBG, CBC and CBD are not known to have those effects. THC, CBN, CBDL and others are known to be, but in various degrees. Below is a list of the types of CBD’s and what they do for the body.
CBD’s – Promotes bone growth, reduces seizures & convulsions, reduces blood sugar levels, reduces inflammation, reduces vomiting and nausea and pain.
CBDA- Reduces inflammation, may inhibit cancer cell growth.
CBG- Aids sleep, may inhibit cancer cell growth, promotes bone growth, slows bacterial growth.
CBGA – Reduces inflammation, relieves pain, slows bacterial growth.
CBC – May inhibit cancer cell growth, promotes bone growth, reduces inflammation, relieves pain.
CBCA – Reduces inflammation, treats fungal infection.
9-THCA – Aids sleep, may inhibit cancer cell growth, suppresses muscle spasms.
9-THC – Reduces vomiting and nausea, relieves pain, stimulates appetite, suppresses muscle spasms.
8-THC – Relieves pain.
THCV – Reduces convulsions and seizures, promotes bone growth.