Posted on Nov 12th 2018
There are 113 different cannabinoids to date that have been discovered in the cannabis plant. The types of cannabinoids will determine the effects that you will feel. Some are psychoactive, and others are not. So depending on what you’re looking to accomplish, you may want to focus on certain cannabinoids.
As stated previously, cannabinoids are stored in the trichomes (crystals and hairs) of the cannabis plant. The cannabinoids found in the plant have been found to mimic the endocannabinoids that are naturally found in our body. When cannabinoids are introduced into the body, they go to certain receptors, creating a chemical effect, or “high,” throughout the body.
THCA - Precursor to THC, Converts during the decarb process, Non-psychoactive
Medical Benefits: Anti Inflammatory, Neuroprotective, Helps with Nausea and Appetite, muscle spasms, pain relief, insomnia and inhibits prostate cancer growth
Raw Cannabis plant can be juiced and ingested for a large amount of THCA
You can figure out the total level of THC in products by multiplying the THCA levels by .866 and adding them to current THC levels.
THC - Psychoactive, Gives the “High” Feeling
Medical Benefits: Pain associated with many ailments, seizures related to epilepsy, inflammation, severe itching, movement disorders, muscle spasms, anorexia, nausea and vomiting, drug dependency and withdrawal, various types of discomfort and syndromes such as high blood pressure, hiccuping, restless leg syndrome, and chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychiatric symptoms such as PTSD, dysthymia, bipolar, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders. Also helps with Glaucoma
To calculate "total possible amount" of THC you can use this formula (0.75 x 0.877 x %THCA) + %THC. The 75% accounts for the THC that degrades into CBN
THCV - Minor cannabinoid found in some strains, a psychoactive cannabinoid that is related to more psychedelic, clear headed and energetic high
Medical Benefits: Antioxidant, anti-diabetic, appetite suppressant, anti-convulsive, helps with the treatment of obesity, PTSD, type 2 diabetes and Parkinson's.
CBDa - Precursor to CBD, converts during the decarb process, non psychoactive, often obtained by juicing raw cannabis high in CBDa
Medical Benefits: Pain, Inflammation, Nausea, Bacteria growth and Cancer cell growth(Specifically breast cancer)
CBD - Not Psychoactive, Can counteract the ‘high’ of THC, can be consumed in the same ways as cannabis, oral, inhalation or topical.
Medical Benefits: Pain, Anti-inflammatory, Neuroprotective properties, Depression, Anti anxiety, Diabetes, Schizophrenia, Reduce seizures, and pediatric epilepsy
CBC - Non Psychoactive, Entourage effect between THC and CBC increases CBC medical benefits
Medical Benefits: Depression, Pain Relief and Inflammation, Neuroprotective, Reduces breast cancer, Antibacterial and antifungal, Acne, Gastrointestinal and inflammatory disorders, Migraines
CBG - Non Psychoactive, Occurs in cannabis in low rates, 0.1-1% containing 2-3% CBG have been found
Medical Benefits: Inflammation, Glaucoma, Huntington Disease, MRSA, Bladder Dysfunction Disorder, and Cancer.
CBN - Created when THC Degrades, occurs in old dried cannabis, due to light exposure or heat, Non Psychoactive, Has sedative effects
Medical Benefits: Pain Relief, Promotes Sleep, help heal bones, antibacterial, anti-convulsive, appetite stimulant, promotes growth of bone cells and low blood pressure.
CBDV -Similar structure to CBD, not found in abundance, has medicinal properties, non psychoactive, does not produce a euphoric high, can help alleviate nausea and seizures
Medical Benefits: Treats nausea, Seizures and epilepsy.
CBCV - Similar to CBD, not found in abundance, found to have promising medical benefits, non psychoactive, thought to have entourage effect to help other cannabinoids work
Medical Benefits: Treats seizures and epilepsy
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