About Cannabis

About Cannabis

Here’s a basic rundown of what you might want to know about cannabis. You can learn more and get all your questions answered, safely and anonymously in the forums. Get answers from community members and reliable growers.

Cannabis Strains

Different cannabis strains can be used for different effects. The major two types of cannabis plants are Indica and Sativa. Each strain has its own range of effects in the body and mind, resulting in a wide range of medicinal effects. For example; a popular strain for Sativa would be Blue Dream. It supports a relaxed body, while leaving your mind energized and creative. A popular Indica strain would be Blueberry Kush. Relaxed and sleepy would best describe the effects; very commonly used for Insomnia or a pain reliever.

Indica

THC
CBD

Higher CBD levels

Affects the body

Sativa

THC
CBD

Higher THC levels

Affects the mind

Hybrid

THC
CBD

THC and CBD levels will vary

Affects the body and mind

THC vs CBD: What’s the difference?

THC

Tetrahydriocannabinol

An intoxicating compound found in varying levels among strains, and is typically responsible for the euphoric high. Makes consumers feel hungry and high, and relieves symptoms like pain and nausea. Side effects of THC can include anxiety, paranoia, dizziness.

CBD

Cannabidiol

A non-intoxicating compound known to alleviate anxiety, pain, inflammation, and many other medical ailments and chronic conditions. High-CBD strains tend to deliver very clear-headed, functional effects.

Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis Consumption

Though recreational use is now legal across Canada and in some States in the U.S. it has been legal for medicinal consumption for awhile. Both THC and CBD have many different medicinal benefits across a wide range of ailments.

Medicinal Benefits of THC

THC has many medicinal benefits. There are a variety of conditions for which THC may offers benefits

  • PTSD
  • Neuropathic & chronic pain
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep apnea
  • Nausea, appetite loss
  • Inflammation
  • Arthritis
  • Migraines
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Glaucoma
  • ADHD

Medicinal Benefits of CBD

Some of the most common conditions and symptoms patients combat with CBD:

  • Epilepsy & seizure disorders
  • Pain and inflammation
  • PTSD and anxiety
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Opioid withdrawal

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