Cannabis, and all its cannabinoid components, is a controlled substance classified as a Schedule I agent in the US; this classification denotes a drug with a high potential for abuse and no currently accepted medical use.
The two varieties of cannabis –
Sativa - Stimulating / day-time medication, more stimulating to the brain: Medical Uses: Depression, ADHD, Increases Mental & Physical activity. Caution: May cause Anxiety.
Indica - Calming / night-time medication, more body effects, more relaxing to the brain; Medical Uses: Pain, Muscles Spasms, Anxiety, Insomnia.
Hybrids— Combination of Sativa and Indica. Indica Dominant—night-time use. Sativa Dominant—day time use.
Term used to refer to molecules that are found in the cannabis plant and/or that interact with cannabinoid receptors. They can be classified as phytocannabinoids, endocannabinoids, or synthetic cannabinoids.
Chemicals produced by the body that target cannabinoid receptors
Cannabinoids produced in the laboratory to structurally or functionally mimic the endocannabinoids or phytocannabinoids.
Over 100 naturally occurring chemicals found in the cannabis plant with a chemical structure related to endocannabinoids. The most well-characterized, so far, are described below:
The primary aromatic principles found in cannabis, providing the scent and flavor of the cannabis plant.
Over 450 chemical constituents classified as Cannabinoids & Terpenes
This term originates in endocannabinoid science, but is commonly used to suggest that formulations that utilize the whole plant result in enhanced therapeutic effects vs a single cannabinoid.
Routes of Administration
The Term HEMP is used to name the durable soft fiber from the Cannabis plants’ stems & stalk and has industrial applications. Hemp contains mostly CBD with less than 0.3% THC therefore, has no psychoactive effect.
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