Research has shown that use of CBD can reduce pain signals and inflammation responses, boost immune system functionality, regulate key body functions such as sleep, mood, and appetite, and assist in maintaining homeostasis in the body. In practical terms, this translates to pain relief, reduced inflammation and skin irritation, and increase feelings of pleasure and relaxation.
Full spectrum hemp oil is derived from the whole hemp plant and consists of over 480 natural "phyto" compounds, which includes cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and fatty acids. When you have all of these present, this creates the entourage effect, which maximizes the therapeutic benefits.
CBD cannot get you high. unlike THC, CBD and the rest of the cannabinoids do not cause a higher because they do not act on the same pathway. THC affects CB1 receptors, which are highly concentrated in the brand and cause mind-altering effects. CBD binds to the CB2 receptor, which is found throughout the body and does not produce hallucinogenic effects.
Marijuana is the cannabis plant that contains high levels of THC (a hallucinogenic), anywhere from 5-35%. Hemp is a different variety of this plant, and legally, it must contain less than 0.3% THC.