Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.
The leaves are palmately compound or digitate, with serrate leaflets. The first pair of leaves usually have a single leaflet, the number gradually increasing up to a maximum of about thirteen leaflets per leaf (usually seven or nine), depending on variety and growing conditions.
Indica strains are a bushy plant that can grow between 3 and 6 feet tall and are suitable for growing indoors. Indica strains have a relaxing, sedative effect, often used to 1) Reduce stress, 2) Relieve pain, & 3) Limit the anxiety.
Sativa strains grow tall and thin – the plant can grow up to 20 feet in an outside garden. Sativa strains have an uplifting effect and offer cerebral high that includes: 1) Laughing uncontrollably, 2) Engaging in in-depth conversations & 3) Thinking creativity.
Of the roughly 779 strains, over half of them are hybrids. Hybrid strains offer a mix of effects, combining the traits they inherited from their parent strains. Hybrids are known to 1) offer a relaxing body effect, 2) Create a balance of mind and body, & 3) Limit anxiety.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in the resinous flower of cannabis. Today the therapeutic properties of CBD are being tested and confirmed by scientists and doctors around the world. A safe, non-addictive substance, CBD is one of more than a hundred “phytocannabinoids,”.