People have been using hemp tea as a beverage long before the legalization of cannabis products began. Cannabidiol or CBD has gained a lot of attention in recent years especially due to the recent studies that showed positive signs of therapeutic benefits associated with it.
There are two main types of cannabinoid receptors in our body. THC or tetrahydrocannabinol binds with the receptors that are mostly present in our brain. It causes the high that cannabis is associated with. However, CBD, unlike its counterpart, doesn’t produce that high as it is thought to work with a different set of receptors in our body that are mostly associated with feelings of relaxation and well-being. That’s why hemp, having more CBD and very few THC compounds within its chemical properties, is known to produce a calming effect, reduce anxiety, and relieve pain – the kind of health benefits CBD is commonly related to.
What are the ingredients found in Hemp tea?
The most important component of hemp is CBD extract. There are primarily two different types of extracted CBD – full spectrum extract and 99% pure CBD concentrate. Which one is better for consumption is still a matter of debate and something that needs solid evidence that is yet to be found. However, there are some talks about CBD becoming a better version when it comes to its medicinal properties because of all the other elements present in the whole plant including cannabinoids, terpenes