For many folks, CBD provides the legal medical relief sought for short and long-term ailments. With access, many opt for high-CBD THC products, complete with the full spectrum of terpenes and flavanoids from the raw plant. Depending on your needs, CBD may be all you require but these saps have been proud team players for millennia.
Check out this Article from Leafly for a few details in how these bonds form more potent, balanced effects (s1). David Bienenstock walks us through a few of the growing CBD trends, mostly in the Edible market that provide healthy or simply convenient solutions. He also sheds light on who may benefit specifically from cannabis use.
In a journey to find the right products for yourself, take note of the relief you seek and reference a couple terpene charts to find the right cannabis profile. These terpenes can be generally identified by smell and your budtender can help you compare strains that produce a combination of terpenes and cannabanoids suited for you. (s2) Ask your budtender about terpene levels in your products; different extraction methods preserve different materials in the plant (s3). BHO (Butane Hash Oil) extraction is still the highest rated in Terpene preservation according to the University of Mississippi (s4), beating out live resin for a close second. If THC is more your game, you will find it in Dry Sift hash extraction.
- Leafly – Why CBD Works Better with a Little THC
- Leafly – How to Help Your Budtender Help You
- Leafly – 10 Commandments to Preserve Terpenes
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