Cannabidiol or better known as CBD, it is one of more than 100 chemical compounds called cannabinoids that are found in the cannabis plant. CBD oil is made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plant and then diluting it with a carrier oil like coconut oil or hemp seed oil. It continues to gain momentum in the health and wellness world, with some scientific studies finding that it may ease symptoms of conditions such as chronic pain and anxiety.

Short for tetrahydrocannabinol, THC is the component in cannabis responsible for the plant’s psychoactive effects. Similar to the CBD oil, the THC oil is extracted from the cannabis plant and later it is suspended in a carrier oil. Research shows that THC as an active compound has a large variety of health benefits among which pain management.