THC or tetrahydrocannabinol is recognized as the primary psychoactive compound in a cannabis plant. THC is usually thought of as the compound that makes you “high.” It is one of the many chemical compounds referred to as cannabinoids, usually found in the resinous trichomes of a female cannabis flower. When THC enters the body, it attaches itself to the cannabinoid receptors in the brain resulting in euphoria, hallucinations or heightened sensory experiences. THC serves as a potent anti-inflammatory hence is used to treat a host of conditions including cancer, chronic pain, arthritis, convulsions, glaucoma, insomnia and more.
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