What is cannabis?

Both hemp and marijuana are considered cannabis according to the scientific classification. Hemp is the plant of cannabis that is not able o produce more than 0.3% of THC. THC is the compounds that are responsible for producing intoxicating effects in smokers. Both medical and recreational consumer experience these intoxicating and euphoric effects. No other cannabinoids classify the cannabis plant like hemp or marijuana.

What is it for?

Apart from smoking, hemp has a number of other uses as well. The fibre of hemp is in the industries of textile, paper, canvas, rope and building material. Many civilizations have been using the seeds of hemp not only for their nutrient benefits but use it as biofuel. Flowers of hemp are getting utilized to get CBD rich oils from them. These flowers can also be an alternative to tobacco while having a smoking experience.

The plants of cannabis that produce more than 0.3% of THC are officially under the laws of marijuana. Marijuana has other kinds of compounds as well, like cannabidiol (CBD), cannabigerol (CBG), and cannabichromene (CBC). These cannabinoids are valuable due to their medical benefits.

Cannabis, either hemp or marijuana, produces more than 100 different cannabinoids. These plant-based cannabinoids, or phytocannabinoids, can work in place of the body’s endogenous cannabinoids or endocannabinoids when the body experiences a deficiency in its endocannabinoid system (ECS).

Cannabis cultivation:

Cannabis is rough and tough kind of plant which you can grow in different climates. This plant categorizes as a sun-loving plant. Both male and female cannabis plants are available, and they also have reproductive organs as well. The female plant begins to produce seed when the male plant release pollens. Germination is a process by which a seed starts to sprout. When the seed of the plant starts germination, the next stage of its life is a seedling.

A number of cultivators use the method of clones in which they get the cuttings from the mother plant. The plants which grow by these cuttings of mother plants bear more flower patterns. Also, they are rich as far as cannabinoids and terpenes are concerned.

Cannabis is a plant that you can cultivate both indoor and outdoors. Climate, nutrients used, water quality, and consistency of irrigation are the factors that play their role when it comes to the successful growth of the cannabis plant.

Exposing light to the plant of cannabis is throughout its life plays a vital role. It affects not only the growth of the plant but also the expression of terpenes and Phytocannabinoids. The light that a plant gets in a full day determines the type of plant.

Once you have grown cannabis successfully and plant it start bearing flowers, your crop is ready to cultivate. The flowers of cannabis need to be dry up to make concentrates or for other uses. Processing fresh cannabis for live resin is also an option. Cannabis is ready to be smoked.


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