Other Components of Cannabis

When you’re talking about cannabis, it seems like all you ever hear about is CBD and THC. THC being the psychoactive component of cannabis, and CBD being used for things like muscle relaxation, control of the insomnia and anxiety, and stabilization of mood. But there are all kinds of other cannabinoids that are undergoing intense study in laboratories around the world. There’s THCA, CBDA, CBN, CBG, CBC, CBL.

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CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD)  The therapeutic properties of CBD include muscle relaxation, control of insomnia and anxiety and the stabilization of mood

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CBC

Cannabichromene (CBC) has been found useful in pain perception and therefor have applications in pain disorders.

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CBN

Cannabinol (CBN) Exibits no psychoactive traits but offers users a sedation effect. As the marijuana ages the THC breaks down resulting in CBN. The sedation effect increases over time.

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CBG

Cannabigerol (CBG) is important to cancer for its anti-proliferation effect, but also plays a role in bone formation which is useful for those with osteoporosis. Other properties include anti-fungal and antimicrobial.

Stay tuned for this very hot and important topic for more information on how people are going to be using these cannabinoid ratios to manage specific chronic disease.

Dr. Mary Clifton

 

Dr. Mary Clifton is an Internal Medicine doctor in New York City, with 20 years of experience in both the hospital and private practice and is also a licensed by the New York State Department of Health to provide medical marijuana and is a recognized expert in CBD, Cannabis, and Medical Marijuana.

She is a published researcher, national speaker on women’s health and osteoporosis, and author of four books, and two new soon-to-be-released books on CBD and Cannabis – what you need to know, how to use them and a COOKBOOK to support ease of use.