When the female hemp plant reaches maturity it produces hemp flowers. These flowers contain high amounts of compounds like cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids and have a scent that is very much similar to the smell of cannabis flowers. Hemp flowers can be also referred to as CBD buds, CBD flowers or hemp buds.
What are CBD buds?
The female hemp plant is bred in a special manner to make it contain high levels of cannabidiol and low levels of THC. Hemp buds should not be confused with cannabis buds as they are illegal and harmful for your health. Hemp and cannabis are related in the sense that both of them originate from the same species of plants i.e. cannabis.
Hemp is not the same as marijuana. In fact, hemp was firstly discovered for industrial purposes like those of making fiber and was used as a food source. In date, some of the products made by hemp are jewelry, paper, textiles, clothing, paint, food etc.
CBD hemp buds are differentiated from cannabis buds by the THC level they contain. Cannabis has high levels of THC level which causes psychoactive effects and makes a person high. On the other hand, hemp buds contain very low levels of THC level and is hence considered to be safe and is declared legal.
How to use CBD buds?
CBD buds can be used in a number of ways. The most common of these are smoking, vaping and using them as an ingredient in dishes. Our generation takes vaping as being ‘cool’ and hence it is the method that has gained more popularity. Vaping is also considered to be safer as smoking because unlike smoking it does not involve any combustion. Using CBD is also common for people as it acts as a measure for them to feel good and relaxed. It eases their worries and relieves their stress and tensions. Dried and grounded hemp buds can be added in multiple dishes and consumed that way.
Benefits of Hemp buds
Hemp buds do not only have relaxing properties but also possess some medicinal features. Hemp buds contain CBD that is known for its medicinal properties. It stimulates certain receptors in your neural system and helps to ease and relax your mind. It is also be used as an alternative to tobacco and can assist in getting rid of addictions and bad habits.
There is still some scope left when it comes to research on humans and the impact CBD has on them. After this research is completed, it could be confirmed that CBD has a positive impact on the endocannabinoid system and would then be encouraged to be used in commercial and medicinal use. The public should also be given more knowledge about the benefits of CBD and there should be awareness campaigns to promote its use. All of this would only be possible after science will recognize its potential