This may surprise many, as CBD flowers are void of the psychoactive cannabinoid - Tetrahydrocannabinol, otherwise known as THC. However, THC is just one of many cannabis compounds that can influence the way we feel. There are plenty of other cannabinoids that both THC and CBD flowers share, as well as terpenes and flavonoids.
The answer to the question is yes - CBD flower can give you similar effects to THC flower. Perhaps not the exact same effects, but what we’ll learn is, all strains will affect each of us differently.
What Are The Similar Effects Of CBD Flower With THC Flower?
There are some differences that can be found between the strains when it comes to flavor, such as the lack of terpenes. Terpinolene is a terpene that is prevalent in THC flower strains and rare in CBD flower strains. Its effects contribute to cerebral stimulation and may create heightened energy.
Some of the possible similar effects of CBD flower with THC flower:
- Body high
Why Are Some CBD Flowers That Are Similar To THC Flowers?
Some CBD strains contain a much higher percentage of cannabis terpenes than others. Depending on a strains genetic advantages, or cultivation style, a strain can produce more of these cannabis compounds that are known to drive its effects.
Strains that are known to have more energetic effects usually contain a high percentage of the terpene Limonene - like our Lemon Skunk CBD flower.
More relaxing CBD strains, like our Zkittlez CBD flower, often contain a high percentage of the terpene Myrcene. Myrcene is one of the most prevalent terpenes found in THC flowers, so for those looking to try CBD flowers with as similar an effect as possible to THC flower, looking out for this terpene could be interesting.
The Following CBD flowers have similar profiles to THC flowers:
- OG Kush
- Sweet Peach
- Sour Sucker Punch
- Strawberry Kush
- Fruit Cake
- Lemon Skunk
- Mango Velvet
Can You Get As “High” With CBD Flowers As You Can With THC Flowers?
CBD mostly binds with the cannabinoid receptors found beneath the neck - the CB2 receptors. In large quantities, CBD has been shown to induce similar effects to THC, and even increase the potency of THC, as explained in this article.