THC and CBD are two important things that you should know if you are a marijuana grower or a smoker. Most marijuana seed stores have information about the THC and CBD levels in their marijuana seed strains for sale. They put the information in their websites for some reasons that experienced growers know while new growers donít.
THC and CBD are both major chemical components of the plant. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is a component of marijuana plants that can make you high. It is actually the main psychoactive constituent of cannabis. While CBD (Cannabidiol) is the second constituent of the plant next to THC and it usually represents 40% in its extracts.
What does THC in marijuana do?
THC in marijuana plants can make the user high. The higher the THC content the stronger the high. Without it, you donít get high.
If you are after for recreational marijuana then go for the ones with high THC content.
What does CBD in marijuana do?
CBD is considered to have wider scope of medical functions than THC thus the higher the CBD the higher the potential of the strain to medical usage.
If you are after for smoking weed for medical purposes then marijuana with higher CBD levels is what you need to grow or smoke. Buying marijuana seeds which is labeled with high CBD content should be the one that you should be buying.
CBD can affect the high of your marijuana. CBD can lower down the effect of THC in the body so both should be checked prior to ordering marijuana seeds on the internet. Do not just look at the THC level because having a high level of your marijuana strain because if the CBD level is also high, then it is possible that the THC effect is affected.