CBD to THC Ratios

General 18 Oct 2021

When it comes to using cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the substance responsible for the euphoric high effect. So, it is not strange that every cannabis user knows and loves this cannabinoid. But THC is not the only important substance inside cannabis as there are many more, and cannabidiol (CBD) is one of them.

CBD is famed as the miracle substance that is capable of healing anything. However, there are some myths associated with this substance.

The combination of CBD and THC makes cannabis better

When CBD is combined with THC, it can offer some exceptional benefits that you cannot get from just smoking weed from your black market dealer. The combination provides The Entourage Effect, which is a synergistic encounter associated with the consumption of several cannabinoids at once. The more the number of cannabinoids, the lower the amount of each cannabinoid required to get a particular medicinal benefit.

The ratio of the cannabinoids available in your joint will determine the kind of effects that you will experience. For instance, CBD is capable of neutralizing increased blood pressure, paranoia, anxiety, and other side effects associated with taking lots of THC. Even if you experience an intense, calmer high, it will be manageable if you are accustomed to the high feeling associated with taking only THC.

A detailed explanation of cannabinoid ratios

Any product that contains CBD and THC will have a ratio on its packaging to indicate how the two compounds compare to each other. For instance, the packaging of a product that has 80mg of CBD and 40mg of THC will have 2:1 (CBD:THC). Notably, there is no fast rule for the ratio as THC may be higher, CBD may be higher, or it may be equal.

Nowadays, we have various strains of cannabis with significantly higher THC content but lower content of CBD and other cannabinoids. While such strain can be great for recreational users, it doesn’t offer enough medicinal effects. Nonetheless, there are cannabis cultivators and breeders that focus on making strains with high CBD content.

Varying ratios of CBD:THC with their different effects

If you are dealing with depression, epilepsy, mood disorders, inflammation and related issues, you can get immense relief from strains with a 20:1 (CBD:THC) ratio. But it is important to note that consumers can experience little intoxication when taking strains with ratios higher than 12:1 (CBD:THC). Nonetheless, this is not always the case because everyone has varying tolerances and sensitivities to THC.

Although intoxication is associated with high THC levels, most individuals prefer THC as the most medicinal cannabinoid inside marijuana. However, this doesn’t mean that CBD is not useful as it has cured some syndromes and diseases in adolescents and adults.

Nevertheless, when the two cannabinoids are combined, the efficacy of cannabis will increase. But no thumb rule for determining your ratio. You need some trial and error.

In conclusion, if your consumption of cannabis is for medicinal purposes, make sure you consult your doctor for recommendations on the frequency and dosage of use.s

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