Early Chemotype Potential (THC:CBD Ratio)

/Early Chemotype Potential (THC:CBD Ratio)
Early Chemotype Potential (THC:CBD Ratio) 2017-07-19T19:16:48+00:00

Understanding the Cannabinoid Synergies Between THC:CBD

 

Understanding your strains THC:CBD ratio is important when treating patients for different applications. The Spott uses state of the art equipment when it comes to identifieng the THC:CBD ratios. (Sample results below)

Medical marijuana is often characterized by higher levels of CBD and lower levels of THC. The therapeutic CBD is desirable for medicinal effect but the psychoactive THC may be unnecessary and undesirable for some patients. This THC/CBD ratio information is of primary importance to the medical personnel prescribing cannabis for medicinal purposes. Some medicinal effects of cannabis could include reduced symptoms such as nausea, seizures, eye pressure and pain.

For recreational marijuana, the psychoactive THC is the primary component of interest. Desirable traits of recreational cannabis would include high levels of THC and low levels of CBD and CBN. This information can be used to compare the relative strengths of the plant material based on THC content. Higher content THC plant material can demand higher prices. This information is valuable to growers, dispensaries and taxing authorities.

The CBD graduates the high of THC and reduces its adverse/side effects linked with psychosis. It keeps the experience more pleasant, while increasing relaxation it helps to find sleep within its natural cycle in contrary to other conventional prescribed drugs.

 

Quantification of up to 26 Terpenes

  • a-Pinene

  • b-Pinene

  • b-Myrcene

  • a-Phellandrene

  • p-Cymene

  • Eucalyptol

  • D-Limonene

  • Ocimene

  • g-Terpinene

  • Terpinolene

  • Fenchone

  • Linalool

  • Fenchol

  • Isopulegol

  • Isoborneol

  • L-Menthol

  • Citronellol

  • Geraniol

  • Eugenol

  • Geranyl acetate

  • b-Caryophyllene

  • a-Humulene

  • Cis Nerolidol

  • Trans Nerolidol

  • Caryophyllene Oxide

  • a-Bisabolol

Ratio THC:CBD – 1:0

Implications/Characteristic
Strong “high” psychotropic effect
(especially over 30mg if ingested)

Effects
Euphoria, uplifting mood, confused thought, uncontrolled laughs. Strong side Effects: Tachycardia, anxiety, tension, …

Ratio THC:CBD – 2:1

Implications/Characteristic
Remarkable ‘high” effects

Effects
Euphoria, laugh and thoughts more calm. Mild side effects: reduced risk of having tachycardia, anxiety, etc.

Ratio THC:CBD – 1:1

Implications/Characteristic
Relaxation with very light “high” effects

Effects
Little euphoria, calmness and tranquility. Few side effects.

Ratio THC:CBD – 1:2

Implications/Characteristic
Little sedation and heaviness. Few to no “high” effects.

Effects
No euphoria, sedation, light-headedness, dizziness. Practically no side effects.

Ratio THC:CBD – 0:1

Implications/Characteristic
No “high” effect, at all. Ease up general mood.

Effects
High therapeutic potential use: anti-psychotic, relaxing, used in epilepsy treatments. No side effects.