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Growing cannabis: Indica, Sativa and hybrids

Growing Cannabis

Familiarise yourself with the cultivation of indicas, sativas and hybrids. The cannabis plant is versatile, resilient and – unlike many plant species – can survive in almost any climate in the world. However, through evolution (and later selection), the species has adapted to the landscapes in which it is grown, and as a result, huge variations between cannabis plants are the norm today.


Understanding cannabis subspecies


There are thousands of unique strains of cannabis, each with different properties that affect its growth, potential yield, taste and aroma, as well as its physiological effects on humans. However, all of these strains can be grouped into three subspecies of cannabis: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

The vast majority of photoperiodic strains (strains that trigger flowering based on a change in the light cycle) contain varying proportions of indica and sativa genes.

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What is Sativex and how does it differ from medical cannabis?

Medical Cannabis

Sativex offers doses of THC and CBD in the form of an oral spray. It has been shown to be effective for multiple sclerosis and neuropathic pain. Medical cannabis, on the other hand, contains a variety of complementary cannabinoids and terpenes. How do the effects of these two substances differ? Find out about their similarities and differences here.

What is Sativex and what is it used for?

Sativex, also known as Nabiximols, uses a duo of cannabinoids to relieve the symptoms of various medical conditions. It is available as an oral spray, with each 10 ml bottle containing exactly 270 mg of THC and 250 mg of CBD.

This cannabis-based medicine is the first to be approved in the UK. In Spain, Germany,

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CBD oil, THC oil, cannabis oil, hemp oil … what is the difference? If you’re just as confused as most and don’t know what to buy – don’t worry – you’ll find the differences between all these oils and others here!

The difference between CBD oil and cannabis oil

In a nutshell: No – CBD oil and cannabis oil are not the same. Although both oils are obtained from the same type of plant (Cannabis sativa), they are extremely different products that are also subject to completely different laws. In addition, the two oils are generally consumed for different purposes. Here are the most important elements in a nutshell:

CBD oil

CBD oil is mainly made from industrial hemp.

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CBD Nutrition: A guide to developing a CBD-infused diet

CBD-Infused Diet

CBD continues to dominate the health and wellness sectors. But introducing CBD into your diet goes far beyond simply taking a few drops of CBD oil. Read on to find out how to maintain a CBD-rich diet.

Looking to incorporate CBD into your diet? You’re not alone. Whether it’s to relieve specific symptoms or simply improve their overall health and well-being, people worldwide are looking to include CBD and other cannabinoids in their daily diet.

Read on to find out how a CBD diet can help you live a healthier and happier life.

Why include CBD in your diet?

Cannabinoids have taken centre stage in the world of health and wellness. Everyone from athletes to stay-at-home parents are now turning to cannabinoids to lead healthier lives.

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