Where do the healing properties of cannabis come from? Let’s examine some of the lesser-known cannabinoids and what effects they have on the body.
Cannabis is a complex plant with many compounds. One of them by the name of THCv could be just what you need. Read this article to learn more!
The Roottie approved ways to control your munchies Know Thy Weakness We all have our favorite guilty pleasure foods that the right strain of weed will make us nom until the package is empty. Some of my go-to’s are sourdough toast, vanilla sandwich cookies, and lightly salted potato chips. However, without those guilty […]
Until recently, we didn’t quite know what cannabinoids were, and now talk of these cannabis-derived chemical compounds is everywhere. Scientists knew about cannabinoids and that some are made by the body (endocannabinoids) and others by plants (phytocannabinoids), but it wasn’t until 1988 that the first cannabinoid receptor was discovered. Now we know that humans rely […]
Studies have found a link between weed and weight loss, and it’s blowing our minds. Marijuana has long been affiliated with stimulating the appetite. The “munchies” phenomenon refers to an intense hunger that is satiated only by pizza rolls, potato chips, cookies, and any variation of processed, unhealthy food. It’s such a prevalent part of […]
What is THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin) and what is its superpower? Bet you thought that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was the only psychoactive compound in your marijuana. For the longest time, so did we. But there’s another compound that activates cannabinoid receptors in a psychoactive way – sometimes… Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) is a psychoactive cannabinoid with its own […]
Cannabis and ‘the munchies’ have gone hand in hand for decades. The association of smoking pot and eating tons of snacks is prevalent in pop culture and let’s be honest, the stigma is real. Some strains have us reaching for any bread, chips, or candies that may exist, but there are others that can actually […]
In the last few years, the media got ahold of information on a cannabinoid known as tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCv). In high doses, THCv actually accentuates the euphoria of fellow cannabinoid THC. The effects are clear headed and anti-anxiety, but the reason everyone is hunting down THCv is because it has shown to dull the appetite. Because […]