Learn the basics of marijuana.
Marijuana offers a variety of benefits for the mind and body. The use of marijuana and its cannabinoids, including THC and CBD, show significant potential in providing an array of positive effects. Only in recent years has the medical community has begun to study and document its beneficial effects, making this an exciting time as we start to fully understand all the possibilities marijuana can offer.
How does marijuana affect the body?
Marijuana reacts directly with the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is a group of receptors located in the brain and throughout the central nervous system
What is THC?
THC, short for tetrahydrocannabinol, is the best-known cannabinoid. It is the main psychoactive component of the marijuana plant.
What are the possible benefits of THC?
The possible benefits of THC include:
- Increasing appetite
- Relaxing muscles
- Relieving pain
- Stimulating the mind
What is CBD?
CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid that mitigates THC’s psychoactive effects.
What are the possible benefits of CBD?
The possible benefits of CBD include:
- Controlling seizures
- Enhancing sleep
- Lowering inflammation
- Reducing anxiety