What you should know about THC

Written by on 22 August, 2022

Cannabis is a plant that contains multiple properties and components. Among the most popular are terpenes (responsible for the particular aroma and flavor of marijuana), and cannabinoids, which are the main attraction of marijuana.

Precisely, among the most famous cannabinoids of this plant is the Tetrahydrocannabinol better known as THC, whose properties are very valuable.

If you are a novice in the subject of cannabis consumption, this post will interest you, since we will indicate three aspects that you must know about this compound. Therefore, we invite you to continue reading.

1) It produces several effects

The THC is the main psychoactive component of the cannabis, which, causes different effects in the users of this plant, such as relaxation, physical, cerebral effects, of euphoria (only to mention some). These can vary in each person.

Also, depending on the type of chosen strain and its potency, the experience with cannabis can be diverse. It takes in account that according to the method that you will use to consume the cannabis, the effects can be pronounced quickly or not.

Another aspect that you must take into account is that cannabis usually causes side effects. It is very important that you know them to avoid inconveniences. In addition, if you don’t have much experience with cannabis, the most recommendable thing is to consume with moderation.

2) It needs heat to be activated

The THC is present in the plants of cannabis in its acid form that is to say as THCA. Well precisely, to convert it in THC and to activate the psychoactive potential, the cannabis must pass by a process known as decarboxylation (to apply a certain degree of heat).

3) It has medicinal potential

In addition to inducing a high or a rush, THC has qualities that can be favorable for medical purposes, especially for pain relief. Therefore, its use is not exclusive to recreational consumers. The truth is that there are more and more encouraging studies on this component.

Before using the cannabis to treat some problem of health, it is important to consult a doctor or specialist in this plant, so that it can advise to you on the dose adapted to your organism and the symptoms that you wish to alleviate, and of equal way, it indicates to you if the consumption of the plant is opportune.


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