A form of hydroponic cultivation in which the plant is suspended above a tank. The roots are enclosed in a container that does not let in light. Water reaches the roots in the form of a water mist created by special emitters - sprinklers.
CBC - Cannabichromene
One of the 120 cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. CBC is not a psychoactive cannabinoid, which means it does not cause intoxication.
CBD - Cannabidiol
CBD or cannabidiol is a cannabinoid compound derived mainly from the Cannabis Sativa plant. It is the second most abundant substance in cannabis. CBD is legal, non-psychotropic, non-intoxicating and there are no serious negative side effects when taking it.
Cannabidiol is one of the many compounds in cannabis. By the action of heat, it is converted into cannabidiol CBD. Research shows that the combination of CBDA and CBD could have much stronger antibacterial effects than CBD alone.
CBG - cannabigerol
Cannabigerol, or CBG, is the first non-psychoactive cannabinoid formed in the cannabis plant, from which all other cannabinoids develop. CBG and especially its acidic form CBGA are also very effective in treating inflammation, promoting...
CBN - cannabinol
Cannabinol or CBN is a mildly psychoactive cannabinoid with a proven sedative effect. An excellent supplement for sleep problems.
Cannabis refers to a group of three marijuana varieties with psychoactive properties: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. Cannabis contains more than 120 chemical and biologically active compounds known as cannabinoids.
Dubbing and dubbing
Dabs are cannabis concentrates we're already familiar with - like wax, shatter, kief, budder and BHO (butane hash oil). Dabbing involves inhaling the vapour produced by heating the cannabis concentrate, which contains a high proportion of cannabinoids and terpenes.
The process by which CBD and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in cannabis are activated and released by heat.
Endocannabinoids are substances from the cannabinoid group that are naturally produced in the bodies of animals and humans as needed.
The endocannabinoid system
The endocannabinoid system is a central signalling receptor system that influences a wide range of biological processes. It helps maintain physiological processes in balance.
Phoenix Tears are, simply put, a potent and concentrated form of cannabis extract. They are also known by names such as RSO (Rick Simpson Oil), F.E.C.O. (Fully Extracted Cannabis Oil), hash oil, or just "cannabis extract". Regardless of what it is called, it is a highly potent extract that is said to treat a wide range of serious ailments and diseases.
There are more than 6 000 types of flavonoids in cannabis. They are important antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances. They protect the plant from pests and ultraviolet radiation.
Fullspectrum is a low-THC blend of cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids with a synergistic, mutually supportive effect.
Hashish, hashish, hashish
A product made from a resin found in the inflorescence of female plants of the genus Cannabis.
A strain that combines two varieties of cannabis, indica and sativa.
A method of growing plants without soil. Sand, gravel, water and other materials can replace soil.
Indoor and outdoor
Indoor is indoor cultivation - growing indoors while simulating natural conditions with artificial lighting, ventilation and other support systems. Outdoor is growing outdoors.
Isolate is pure CBD (or other cannabinoid) without other cannabinoids, THC, terpenes, flavonoids and vitamins.
A naturally occurring, biologically active chemical constituent of cannabis or marijuana, including those with psychoactive properties such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The marijuana plant contains more than 100 different cannabinoids.
The concentration of active cannabinoids in a product or drug.
Flower, bud, cone
The smoking part of the female cannabis plant.
An industrial plant grown for its tough fibres and edible seeds. The most common commercial products made from hemp fibre include paper, textiles, clothing, biodegradable plastic and food.
Concentrates or extracts
Cannabis concentrates or extracts are significantly stronger than standard cannabis flowers. They are processed in such a way that only the most desirable medicinal substances are preserved, while at the same time removing excess plant material. Concentrates are often developed for medical purposes.
A grower of cannabis plants, usually with a focus on soil quality and plant health.
The dried leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant.
MCT oil is a medium-chain triglyceride-containing fat produced from coconut oil. It is an oil with a simpler structure that can be used as a quick source of energy, like glucose, without storing it in fat stores.
A device designed to vaporise inhaled substances. Vaporisers may be used to heat dried cannabis, cannabis oil or cannabis wax; they convert the active substances into an aerosol that can be inhaled.
Shatter is a cannabis extract that resembles polished amber in appearance. It hardens into a glass-like substance.
The aromatic and flavour component of the essential oils contained in the plant. More than 100 terpenes have been identified in cannabis.
THC - tetrahydrocannabinol
The main active psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. It is responsible for the high.
THCA - tetrahydrocannabinol
A cannabinoid that has no psychoactive effects. It is a precursor of THC. During the drying of the plant, THCA is slowly converted into THC. The potential medicinal properties of THCA are still being investigated.
A liquid or oil that contains a concentrated herbal extract.
Inhalation of a vaporized substance created by an electronic vaporizer.