Munchies - some hate them, I love them. At times, Chron's can leave me with no appetite. A meal goes from delectable to daunting, & for someone who loves food, it's a terrible feeling. Yet, thanks to cannabis, gone are the days I have to suffer. A few hits, or an edible & *BOOM* 15 minutes to an hour later I'm actually enjoying lunch instead of having anxiety about it. Why though?
THC & CBD are 2 out of hundreds of cannabinoids present in marijuana. Since they come from the cannabis plant, they are called phytocannabinoids. What most people don't know, is that we also have cannabinoids that are produced naturally within our bodies. These cannabinoids are called endocannabinoids. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)
When you combine THC & CBD in a blended form of consumption, they cause a very different reaction than just THC alone, or CBD alone. CBD essentially gets in the way of THC's ability to bind with one of the major ECS receptors, CB1. As a result, the presence of CBD has a significant impact on the psychoactive properties of THC. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)