For years, it was thought that cannabis was the only plant capable of producing cannabinoids. However, in the last few years research has been published that shows that cannabis is not the only plant that produces these compounds, and that they are actually quite common! What exactly is a cannabinoid? Cannabinoids are lipid-based molecules that all act to some degree on the cannabinoid receptors, which … Continue reading Did you know that other plants produce cannabinoids too?
How To Make Marijuana Coffee is a question that many people who smoke or grow marijuana often ask. Learning how to make marijuana coffee is very simple and requires very few ingredients. Learning how to make marijuana coffee is pretty much exactly the same as making marijuana tea. Ingredients: 1/2 gram (or more) of your favorite indica, sativa or any combination of both marijuana. 3 Cups of Water … Continue reading How To Make Marijuana Coffee
Extracting cannabinoids in preparation for liquid chromatography (LC) analysis. The cannabis plant makes most cannabinoids, like THC, CBD, and CBC, out of CBG-A. CBGV-A appears in the plant much more rarely, and forms similar cannabinoids, except they only have 3 carbon tails (c3), instead of the more common 5 carbon tail (c5). These 3 carbon tailed cannabinoids are referred to as ‘varins’, such that the … Continue reading THCV: The Sports Car of Cannabinoids
The benefits of legalizing medical marijuana are many—but few would expect that reducing the probability of obesity would be one of them. RELATED: WHAT MARIJUANA DOES TO YOUR METABOLISM Researchers at San Diego State University and Cornell University found that states that legalize pot experience a “two percent to six percent decline in the probability of obesity.” The counterintuitive study was recently published in the … Continue reading Here’s What Marijuana Does to Your Weight
What is Intervertebral Disc Degeneration/Degenerative Disc Disease? Intervertebral discs sit between each vertebra (bone segments of the spine) and are comprised of fibrous cartilage. They act to stabilize and mobilize the spine, and also to absorb shock that results from movement, in order to prevent damage to the body. When intervertebral discs are damaged and degenerate (most commonly in the regions of the neck and lower back), the spine loses stability … Continue reading Study: Cannabidiol (CBD) May Prevent Degenerative Disc Disease