THC is associated with the mind-altering effects it produces (aka “high”) when the compound is broken down by heat and introduced into the body – for example when someone smokes parts of the plant or adds those to food that is cooked.
CBD has none of the mind altering affects associated with recreational use of marijuana – it is not psychoactive. This means that it does not change the state of mind of the person who uses it. However, it has been observed that CBD produces significant changes in the body that have been found to have numerous benefits.
Most of the CBD that The CBD Flower Shop supplies is extracted from hemp – the least processed form of the cannabis plant.
Both hemp and marijuana belong to the same plant family, cannabis sativa, but they are very different in their properties: