THC (Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol) – The most well-studied DEA scheduled substance, having 100+ published clinical studies of medical cannabis and related products which contain THC. THC is the most common phytocannabinoid found in cannabis varieties. THC is psychotropic meaning it can cause feelings of joy, ecstasy, happiness, etc.) A small amount of THC taken with other medical cannabinoids is desirable to help create the “Entourage Effect”. *(See “Entourage Effect” in our Cannabis Glossary category)

    THC Known Medical properties:

    • May shrink cancerous tumors
    • Anti-anxiety; anti-depressant; anti-tension relaxant
    • Bronchodilator
    • Neuroprotective antioxidant
    • Antipruritic agent in cholestatic jaundice
    • Has 20 times the anti-inflammatory power of aspirin, and twice that of hydrocortisone
    • Analgesic: relieves pain
    • Appetite stimulant: stimulates appetite
    • Antiemetic: reduces vomiting and nausea
    • Antispasmodic: suppresses muscle spasms

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