The 5 High-THCV Strains You Should Know About

The 5 High-THCV Strains You Should Know About

As our scientific knowledge of cannabis grows, we’re gaining a better understanding of how the plant’s complex chemical makeup shapes how our bodies and minds respond to different strains. From cannabinoids to terpenes and flavonoids, we’re learning that even the smallest molecules can have a big impact on how a particular cannabis strain makes us feel, along with  the health benefits it can provide. A perfect example of this is the trace cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV).  THCV is a minor cannabinoid usually found in trace amounts in most cannabis strains, or “cultivars.” But its slim profile hasn’t prevented THCV from gaining the attention of researchers and recently, a foothold in the health and wellness segment of the cannabis market.  What’s the skinny on high-THCV strains? Over the last decade, studies involving human participants and animal models have identified THCV’s potential to suppress appetite in people struggling to lose weight, regulate blood sugar levels in those with type 2 diabetes, reduce epilepsy-related seizures, delay neurodegeneration associated with Parkinson’s disease and ameliorate the symptoms of schizophrenia.  Beyond the medical and therapeutic potential of THCV, consumers are increasingly turning to high-THCV strains for their energizing, stimulating and uplifting effects. And no wonder; cultivars with…

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