Cannabidiol or CBD is the second main cannabinoid found in cannabis plants after THC.
While THC is the main responsible for the psychoactive effects of marijuana, CBD has no psychotropic effects. Actually, it seems to significantly limit the effects induced by THC.
Therefore, CBD is a very interesting cannabinoid for patients who use medical cannabis, and numerous recent scientific studies have shown its many therapeutic properties: analgesic (anti pain), anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, antidiabetic...
CBD and medical cannabis
During the last years, a new type of marijuana strains have appeared on the market, in which some plants have high CBD content. Thus, we find plants with as much CBD as THC (1:1 ratio), while some may contain more CBD than THC, reaching THC:CBD ratios close to 1:2 or 1:3.
These new cannabis genetics with high CBD content are the result of the excellent work done by breeders like Shantibaba from CBD Crew or Jimmy from Reggae Seeds.
Big ups to them for this huge contribution to the community of therapeutic cannabis users!
In this category we will find cannabis seeds that the fruit of its flowers contains a high percentage of CBD.