The medical properties of various strains of cannabis.

  • Learn about the differences in various strains of medical cannabis.

  • Various strains of cannabis contain different combinations of THC, CBN, and CBD.

  • Learn which strains of medical cannabis are commonly used to treat your medical condition.

  • It can be easy and rewarding to grow your medicine with the right knowledge

Our "The medical properties of various strains of cannabis" class introduces you to the various strains of medical cannabis. Each strain has unique properties that patients have discovered work differently on their medical conditions. Street names of cannabis, like Blue Dragon, Skunk-Dog, and Maui Waui can be confusing for medical cannabis patients. Modern science has proven that cannabis is an effective medicine that has unique medicinal properties, which vary with the different strains of cannabis.

Indica and Sativa are the two main varieties of the cannabis plant used as medicine. There are many strains that are crosses of those two varieties. Within each of those varieties there are a huge number of individual strains, each with a different cannabinoid profile, effect, and name. It is important that you understand how the various strains of cannabis affect your medical condition, so you may gain the greatest value from your medicine.

By crossing the genetics of different indicas, different sativas, or a combination thereof creates hybrids. The resulting hybrid strains will grow, mature and produce a variety of medically active properties, depending on the various indica/sativa percentages that they contain. Understanding the differences and properties of the various strains of medical cannabis will empower you to make the best decisions about which strains will work best for you.

Brian Murphy, director of Concentrated Cannabis Solutions and Patients Without Time, has over ten years experience helping Maui's medical cannabis patients, and decades of dedicated work growing education, awareness and research into the health benefits and medicinal applications of medical cannabis.



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