What Makes Cannabis Medicine?

Different kinds of cannabis called strains bring a variety of effects. At Rocky Mountain Green, we are proud to offer medical grade as well as recreational cannabis in the Boulder Colorado area. 

What makes cannabis medicine? 

Leafy, a leading expert on Cannabis, dives into the chemistry. Here is cliff notes version of the original article. 

Equipped with this knowledge, you’ll be able to have a basic understanding of how the plant affects the brain and body and how it can be used as an effective remedy for many health challenges. 

1. Cannabis is high in Cannabinoids 

Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds found in cannabis flowers that provide relief to a verity of health symptoms, including pain, nausea, anxiety, and inflammation. Cannabinoids are found in other plants, such as Echinacea, although Cannabis has an exceptionally high concentration. 

2. Cannabinoids bind to receptors throughout our brain to produce different types of relief 

When cannabis is consumed, the cannabinoids bind to receptors throughout the brain and body. Depending on the plant’s cannabinoid profile, different times of relief can be experienced. 

3. Cannabis contains at least 85 types of cannabinoids, many with documented medical value.

This fantastic resource can assist in determining which cannabinoids may help treat symptoms. 

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