Active compounds found in cannabis. First and foremost, cannabis is all about cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are responsible for marijuana’s effects on the body — and the reason you get high. They’re also the reason why medical marijuana works to alleviate so many symptom-related ailments. Different types of cannabinoids, along with similar compounds found in your body, come together to get you high or to help you heal. Two well known cannabinoids are Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is the most well-known due to its euphoric and psychoactive effects on your body. THC can alter behavior, consciousness, mood and perception and CBD which is used as an alternative form of medication. CBD has grown noteriaty due to it’s treatment of Dravet syndrome, Cancer and Auto-immune illnesses. Other common cannabinoids include THC-A, CBD-A, CBC, CBC-A, CBG and CBG-A.teve Cantwell likes to let the plants tell him what they need. With his natural non-fertilizer method of growing he feeds the soil and the soil feeds the plants.
Terpenes are classified as organic compounds. Different strains of cannabis have a wide variety of smells and tastes. Many terpenes affect the aroma and flavor profile of your cannabis. Some terpenes have been found to have medicinal benefits. That means, there are non-psychoactive compounds that can be used to safely treat an array of medical conditions. There are a ton of different terpenes in cannabis, but here are the terpene profiles most prevalent in GLP strains.