medical cannabis

November 23, 2017

How to Choose the Best Medical Cannabis Oil

How to Choose the Best Medical Cannabis Oil Knowing how to choose the best medical cannabis oil comes with practice. There are many different strains out there and many types of cannabis plants. Cannabis oil itself is full of cannabinoids, chemical compounds which have many fantastic healing properties. To extract these oils from the cannabis plant means heating the cannabis and straining the oil from the plant material. Tinctures use ethanol alcohol to get the oils from the plant and are often prepared with a natural oil such as coconut or olive oil as its carrier oil. There are more than 100 different types of cannabinoids and terpenes depending on the plant and strain of cannabis. Identifying your Cannabinoids Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most well-known cannabinoid and the one with the most psychoactive effect. When you consume cannabis, you get high. So this chemical compound has been used for centuries by both recreational users and for its powerful medicinal values. There are other cannabinoids, however, that do not make you high and which have similar therapeutic properties. Cannabidiol (CBD) is the main cannabinoid in cannabis which has low quantities of THC. Cannabis growers are now developing their own variety of […]