cannabinoids

What is a Cannabinoid? One word that every marijuana patient needs to know is cannabinoid. Cannabinoids like THC and CBD are the chemical compounds produced by cannabis flowers that provide the relief for the various symptoms and conditions that have made medical marijuana so useful. These active ingredients work by imitating compounds our bodies naturally produce,…

In today’s article we’ll be covering the alternate intake method to inhalation, edibles. We’ll give you a brief description of cooking with cannabis to create edibles and expanding this introduction to discuss when and why patients should use edibles. Extracting Cannabinoids The most important thing to know about extracting cannabinoids for edibles is that they are fat-soluble,…

What Is Cannabinol (CBN)? When we look at the construction of cannabis, we find that it has over 80 cannabinoids. Until recently, tetrahydrocannbinol (THC) was the only cannabinoid anyone seemed to care about. Thankfully recent research, particularly about cannabidiol (CBD), has brought about an intense interest in all the cannabinoids. As is the case in many of the known…

For years medical marijuana has been used to help treat certain conditions that can cause vision loss. The most common example of this is glaucoma, but it is not the only condition for which cannabis may be beneficial. In fact, a group of researchers from Spain’s University of Alicante published a study earlier this month in the…

For years now Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol  (THC) has been the most popular and widely researched cannabinoid in cannabis science. However, nowadays it seems like cannabidiol (CBD) has stolen the spotlight given its ability to provide therapeutic relief to children suffering from various epileptic disorders, while lacking the psychotropic effects (i.e. high) of THC. It’s even gotten to the point that state…

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