CBD Flowers: Does It have THC? And Its Usage

The hemp and cannabis plants when fully grown have CBD flowers that can be harvested. We answer your main query - Does CBD Flowers and Oils have THC in it? or not.

What are CBD Flowers?

 CBD, THC or any of the 113 other cannabinoids present in the flower (plant stems also contain CBD) can be ingested using a variety of methods. Some CBD flowers have the CBD extracted and used in edibles like tinctures, many others are harvested in their natural state and can be smoked or vaped and we have a full range of CBD flowers for the UK market fresh and full of natural terpenes.

Do CBD Flowers contain high levels of CBD?

Some strains of the flower have higher occurring amounts of CBD included in this is our most popular CBD flower Blueberry pie which has 28% CBD. This is one of the favourites CBD Flowers for sale in the UK and we have the best prices available online for fans of Fortune Flavours!

What is THC? How is it Different from CBD?

CBD has burst onto the world platform, and the spotlight is on this little superstar of a product. Celebrated as the new best thing and embraced by industries across the board. 

But this little “Rockstar” has been working its way around the world for thousands of years. 

Dating back as far as 2737 B.C., the plant was popular throughout Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and India, and ancient physicians prescribed it for everything from pain relief to earache to childbirth.

Relatively new to the west Cannabidiol (CBD ) was first extracted from the cannabis plant in the 1940s by Professor Roger Adams, whose research also lead to the discovery of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and it’s psychoactive properties. CBD did not. 

Unaware of the success of the gem of a discovery he had made until years later when further research proved the role cannabinoids played on the Endocannabinoid system. 

What is the Endocannabinoid system?

Well, it is the name given to the communication system of neurotransmitters and receptors that regulate many of the body’s functions, like pain, moods, and memory. 

CB1 and CB2 are two primary receptors within the Endocannabinoid system which respond to cannabis. 

CB1 receptors, which affect the brain and spinal cord, are more likely to have the psychoactive effects, according to Jeffery Raber of California-based cannabis lab.

This is the receptor that THC interacts with which may explain why people experience the “high.” 

CBD interacts with the CB2 receptor and the body benefits from the medicinal effects but without the psychoactive reaction.

Basically, CBD and THC have similar medicinal properties, but their interaction with the endocannabinoid system, influence different reactions.

What is THC?

To put it simply, THC is the cannabinoid similar to CBD, but because its interaction with the Endocannabinoid causes the user to feel high. Also used for medicinal purposes as it has many of the benefits of CBD. The compound can aid inflammation, nausea, sleep, and act as an appetite stimulant. 

The choice to use THC or CBD depends on which effect you wish to achieve. Many people enjoy THC in moderation, and there are small amounts of it in many products which CBD products.

The combination of THC and CBD produces less of a psychoactive effect and instead offers more of a calm, elevation.  

Many CBD or Cannabis products contain small levels of THC where the THC content is below 0.2 % cont, which does not cause any psychoactive results.  

CBD Flower from Fortune Flavours contain under the UK guidelines of .2% THC levels!

What is CBD(Cannabidiol)?

CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid extracted from the Cannabis and hemp plant. Used in an array of products from Coffee, skincare products, make-up and oils.

CBD is known for its medicinal properties as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant. Sufficient research to back up this anecdotal evidence is still in its infancy but the level of support online for CBD and in particular CBD Flowers is enough to peak the interest of anyone with an open mind to alternatives to opioids.

Other benefits of CBD include pain relief, reduction of anxiety, depression. Research shows it may aid in lowering the incidence of diabetes and aiding other neurological disorders.  

What are the most common uses of THC and CBD?

Common uses for CBD Flower:

  • Anti-anxiety
  • Painkiller
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Relaxant

Common uses for THC:

  • Euphoria and relaxation
  • Sleep aid
  • Appetite stimulant
  • Painkiller
  • Muscle relaxant

Want to know more about the benefits of CBD for Stress and Anxiety?

Check outUsing CBD for Focus, Stress and Anxiety. Can It Help?

Do CBD Flowers have CBD and THC?

The most common method of taking THC remains smoking or vaping. Each strain is tested and we advertise the percentages of CBD and THC in that flower. As already expressed, there are many alternative flower strains on the market. You should always buy a High-quality product from a reputable retailer and check dosage levels of THC or CBD Fortune Flavours has COA tests for all our products and demand the highest quality CBD flower from our growers

Although studies into the use of CBD is ongoing, there do not seem to be many side effects of CBD. According to the World Health Organisation who have deemed it safe to take in large quantities.

While laws are changing all the time, and as more research shows evidence of the benefits of using CBD or THC, do check the laws of your country. In the UK CBD having less the .2% THC and under 1mg of THC is the legal guidelines to sell.

CBD strains vary and the levels of CBD can vary depending on what your needs are. Check out our  Ultimate Guide to CBD Flower.

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