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CBD (Cannabidiol)

A non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis is cannabidiol (CBD). Behind tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) cannabidiol is the second most abundant cannabinoid in cannabis. Analgesic, seizure-suppressant, anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory are some of the many potential therapeutic benefits. Both hemp and cannabis plants can be used to source CBD. What is CBD? Resulting from the...
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THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is a psychoactive and intoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis. The best-known cannabinoid in cannabis is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol that is able to induce a variety of psychological and sensory effects, including increased sensory awareness, mild reverie, euphoria and some therapeutic benefits. What does THC stand for? The main psychoactive ingredient in...
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Endocannabinoid system

Performing a large role in maintaining homeostasis, or internal regulatory balance, in many bodily functions, the endocannabinoid system is a system of cannabinoid receptors, lipids and enzymes. We all have an ECS that interacts with endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids that are found in cannabis. Its far-reaching influence is what lets...
What is a Phytocannabinoid

Phytocannabinoid

Any cannabinoid produced in the trichomes of a cannabis plant are called phytocannabinoids. Phytocannabinoids interact with our body's receptors to produce therapeutic and psychotropic effects when they are extracted from the plant and consumed. Plants and animals both produce their own cannabinoids and those produced inside the human body...
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Concentrates

Substances from which the most desirable properties of cannabis, namely terpenes and cannabinoids, have been isolated are called concentrates. There are quite a few cannabis concentrates in a variety of textures and formats. Concentrates that are in their non-active form need to be heated to experience their effects. Distillate,...
Terpenes

Terpenes

Terpenes are organic compounds that provide flavour and aroma in cannabis and influence its effects by interacting with cannabinoids. They're formed inside cannabis trichomes, and their presence is directly affected by both the intensity and spectrum of light exposure. Scientifically speaking, terpenes are defined as "a large class of...
Cannabinoids

Cannabinoid

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that are produced by the human body and also found in cannabis. Endocannabinoids, or cannabinoids that are produced internally in the human body, are a critical part of our bodies' endocannabinoid system (ECS), and is mainly responsible for maintaining a healthy internal balance. Phytocannabinoids, or...
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