Cannabis Facts

Basic facts of cannabis

Health Conditions & Ailments

Do you suffer from:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • headaches
  • arthritis
  • seizures
  • sleep disorders
  • cancer
  • cancer treatment side effects (people often use it for chemotherapy side effects)

Good news for you! These conditions may be treated with THC & CBD. Big thanks to Medical Cannabis.

What's inside the Cannabis plant? What gives marijuana its medicinal properties?

  • Cannabis plant contains Phytocannabinoids. These are natural chemical compounds present in marijuana plant and known to have healing qualities. Commonly known are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). We would like to point out that these aren't the only cannabinoids that this magical plant posses. Studies indicate that high grade medical marijuana contain more than 65 phytocannabinoids. And guess what? All of them have medicinal properties!

  • But wait?! What is the difference between Phytocannabinoids and Cannabinoids? Basically, not much. These two words mean the same thing but indicates a specific chemical compound. Cannabis is a flowering plant and belongs in the family Cannabaceae. Phytocannabinoids can be ANY cannabinoids in Cannabaceae family plants (not just cannabis but also other plants in Cannabaceae family). You will notice that most online articles refers to CBD, CBG and THC as cannabinoids.
  • Let's not forget the terpenes. The combination of terpenes and cannabinoids gives you the best cannabis health benefits.
    What is cannabis terpene? Marijuana terpenes are aromatic essential oils that cannabis contains. To make it very brief and simple, here are few most common terpenes that give marijuana various aromas and flavors.

    1. Have you ever noticed that some cannabis smells of citrus? Limonene gives out a very sexy citrus scent. Studies have shown that limonene, marijuana terpene oil, aids in lowering cholesterol levels in blood, betters your metabolism for fat loss. Most commonly known to help with and prevent gastrointestinal problems.

    2. Linalool is responsible for floral scent. It may remind you of soothing smell of lavender. Some people love the aroma of marijuana so much that they wish it could be turned into a magical perfume. Medical research suggests that linalool reduces pain. In other words, this particular cannabis terpene posses anti-convulsant & anti-inflammatory qualities.

    3. Last but not the least! Pinene. An experienced cannabis consumer now would definitely be ready to answer & raise a hand in the classroom. Yes, it reeks of pine-like aroma. Current known studies indicate that pinene has the ability to strengthen the nervous system. What does that mean to you? Well, pinene has neuroprotective properties which helps to maintain healthy neural connections in your brain. Remember, your brain controls your entire body. Better brain = better body.

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