Introduction of Cannabis

Used for thousands of years for medicinal, recreational, fiber, and seed oil by people around the world cannabis today is often referred to it as marijuana, herbal, pot, and weed.  Typically, cannabis is consumed through smoking, vaping, absorbing it under the tong or swallowing it or applying it directly on the skin.

How The Cannabis Plant is Categorized:

  • By Strain (Indica, Sativa, and Hybrid)
  • By Cannabinoid Content (THC%, CBD%)
  • By Consumption Form or Administering Methods (Smoke, Flower, Oil, Wax, Edible, Kief, Hash, Vape, etc.),
  • By Terpenes Content (Myrcene, Limonene, Caryophyllene, Linalool, Ocimene, etc.)

Strain Types-- Indica and Sativa

Indica, Sativa or some Hybrid form are the most common way people classify cannabis in identifying a strain.  Our preference is not to get into the technical botanical discussion but rather focus on the more current thinking how today people classify cannabis in this manner.

Indica

If you want to relax after work, active and before bed
  • Relaxes body and mind
  • Relieves nausea and pain
  • Stimulates appetite
  • Reduces anxiety

Sativa

If you want to boost of energy and uplifting mood
  • Stimulates mind and senses
  • Improves focus and concentration
  • Increases energy
  • Uplifts mood

Hybrid

If you want that balanced feeling that boosts and relaxes effect
  • Best of both Indica and Sativa
  • Balance between euphoria/ energy and relaxation
  • Can be Indica-dominant or Sativa-dominant
  • Numerous options to choose

CBD

If you’re looking for lasting relief for sore muscles or pain
  • Little to no “high” feeling
  • Alleviates chronic pain
  • Reduces Inflammation

Terpenes And Their Significance

There are over 100 types of terpenes and all are significant in the cannabis plant.  Terpenes is what will give the cannabis plant its aroma, taste and appearance but it is also important to know its medicinal benefits.  For example, cannabis terpenes possess various therapeutic attributes that include anti-anxiety, ant-inflammatory and relief of pain.  As a main compound, along with THC and CBD, Terpenes benefits you in many ways. Our budtenders look forward in assisting and helping you understand more about the cannabis plant and our cannabis products that we retail for recreational use.