Glossary

Cannabichromene / CBC

This cannabinoid is a non-psychoactive precursor to THC. Anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-proliferative.

Cannabidiol / CBD

A non-psychoactive chemical compound that’s been found to have many medicinal properties.

Cannabigerol / CBG

Non-psychoactive and sleep inducing. Anti-microbial.

Cannabinoids

Compounds that make up the properties of cannabis.

Cannabinol / CBN

A degradation product of THC that is not psychoactive, but is believed to produce a depressant effect or “fuzzy” forehead when present in significant quantities.

Concentrates

Cannabinoids procured through an extraction process with the ability to create products in various forms.

Extraction

Various methods are used to create a concentrated cannabis product that comes in many forms and consistencies.

Landrace

A local variety of cannabis that has adapted to the environment of its geographic location.

Terpenes / TRP

Fragrant oils that give cannabis its aromatic diversity.

Tetrahydrocannabinol / THC

This compound is the primary contributor to the psychoactive effect that cannabis is known for.

Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid / THCA

This compound is the pre-carboxylated component in Cannabis, usually found when the substance containing THC hasn’t been heated above a certain temperature (around 200-250F), which keeps inactive properties of THCA. Anti-proliferative.

Tetrahydrocannabivarin / THCV

This compound is prevalent in certain South African and Southeast Asian cannabis strains. Stronger, faster “high” effect. Appetite suppressant. Analgesic (pain relieving).

Trichome

A small hair or other outgrowth from the epidermis of a plant.

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What is Cannabis

Mind / Sativa

Uplifting Energetic Day use

Body / Indica

Relaxing Body buzz Night use

Mind Body / Hybrid

Indica / Sativa Varying effects Day / Night use

 

Cannabis consists of more than 60 compounds known as Cannabinoids. As science and technology create a better understandings of cannabis, it’s becoming clear there is much more to marijuana than its cannabinoid content. Certain cannabis aromas are indicators of other therapeutic compounds found in strains, of which there are two main types: Sativa and Indica, often combined to create Hybrid strains.

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