At the risk of generalising, most cannabis users are all about tetrahydrocannabinol. THC being the psychoactive cannabinoid responsible for delivering that uplifting ‘high’ that’s synonymous with cannabis consumption. As such, it is common for cannabis users to search high and low for the strongest strains they can lay their hands on – ideally packing as much THC as physically possible. And the higher the concentration of THC, the more potent and powerful the high.
On the other side of the spectrum however, millions of cannabis users turn to pot for alternative reasons. Rather than looking to simply get as high as possible as quickly as possible, they’re instead about relaxation and relief. Particularly in instances where cannabis is used for medical purposes, the strains with the highest concentrations of CBD can be quite remarkable. CBD being the non-psychoactive cannabinoid that’s been linked with an extraordinary array of incredible medical benefits.
From anxiety to depression to chronic pain to insomnia to muscle spasms to inflammation and so many more besides, CBD can be used to treat a variety of conditions, without the risk of lethargy or dysphoria. What’s more, on-going studies into the beneficial effects on CBD are continually uncovering new