THC Free vs. Full Spectrum

As you shop for the perfect CBD oil to meet your needs, you will come across more terms and varieties than you knew existed. Two of the most popular types of CBD oil are THC free and full spectrum. Both products offer distinct benefits that you need to know to make sure that you pick the perfect one to meet your needs.

CBD Only

When a product is labelled as CBD only, it means that it contains little or no other cannabinoids, such as THC, CBC, CBG and CBN. This type of oil also contains little chemicals used for flavour so that you get primarily CBD. Most of these products contain at least 99.9% CBD, making them perfect for people that want the medicinal benefits of CBD without anything else.

THC Free

Because CBD oil must contain a THC content of less than 1%, most of the oils being sold are considered THC free. Others, however, have almost no THC content, and are truly considered THC free. It is important to keep this in mind when using CBD oil as THC can make you fail a drug test.

Some CBD oils are sold that are THC free and contain primarily CBD oil. Others are considered full spectrum because they contain other cannabinoids, but they may also be considered THC free because of a very low THC content. It is important to understand the rest of the ingredients in the CBD oil, so that you know what else could be in it even if it is THC free.

Full spectrum products are more likely to have higher traces of THC compared to CBD only products.

Drug Tests

One of the most important things to consider are the consequences of having THC in your system. If you work at a job that requires mandatory drug testing, it is best to stick with CBD only products to be on the safe side.

THC is also illegal in many states, so using products that leave THC in your system could still have an impact on your future.

What You Need It For

Before deciding on a product, it is important to consider what you will be using it for. CBD has proven effective as a treatment for seizures, anxiety and a multitude of other problems. Most people feel assured buying a CBD only product.

Full spectrum products tend to be more effective for a wider range of medical conditions, however. Because they contain more cannabinoids, they are often more effective for the treatment of pain. On the downside, there is not a lot of research available on full spectrum products. These products can also have different levels of different cannabinoids, too. This means that one full spectrum product may be effective for your anxiety, but another one might not be.

Before deciding which product is right for you, it is important to consider everything on the table. Weigh the risks of THC being in your system, whether you will benefits from other cannabinoids, and do not forget to learn about the different cannabinoids to make sure that you have a product that will work for you.


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