Nature gave us this magical flower, science is helping us unwrap all the gifts within. And everyday we’re continuing to learn more about these genius plants. So far, we know that cannabis plant contains compounds called Cannabinoids and Terpenes, which interact with receptors in the brain and body to create various effects. Cannabinoids are the secret ingredient to relief and every cannabis strain has a different cannabinoid composition.
Enhancing and Advancing Cannabis
There are currently 100s of known cannabinoids and terpenes found in the cannabis plant. THC and CBD are the two main cannabinoids that are the most abundant and researched.
What’s the Difference?
The cannabinoid typically attributed to the plant’s intoxicating effects.
The cannabinoid that produces many effects similar to THC, without the intoxicating effects.
Selecting certain cannabis products will lead to different types of effects. For example, selecting a CBD-rich cannabis product may support the reduction of inflammation, while a THC-rich product may control pain, nausea, and vomiting.
Terpenes have their own unique effects. Some give cannabis its flavor or aroma, while others may provide physical or mental effects on their own in combination with the cannabinoids. Some promote relaxation and stress-reduction, others may promote focus and elevate energy levels.