SC Labs Test Your Medicine for THC and Cannabinoids

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Know Your Medicine
Courtesy of SOURCE: Marijuana.com News

 

The SC Labs stresses potency, cannabinoid, and terpene profiling.
 
SC Labss for more than twelve (presently 15) cannabinoids and eight
 
terpenes!  Weed produces many chemical substances.  Marijuana Cannabinoids are
 
one class of chemical substances that produce physiological and behavior
 
effects.  For additional particulars around the cannabinoids, what they’re, what Halent
 
tests for, begin to see the article within the “Notes and Papers” portion of the site.
 
The key active cannabinoids include:
 
Tetrahydrocannabinol acidity (THCA), probably the most prevalent cannabinoid created
 
in cannabis plants.  It’s thought to possess numerous medicinal characteristics,
 
including anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, and anti-cancer qualities.
 
However, most heating techniques generally employed for consuming cannabis
 
destroys the THCA (and many other acidity types of the cannabinoids).  If the
 
is what you would like, consume it without heating.
 
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component helps reduce
 
discomfort and it is neuroprotective.  It forms when THCA is heated.
 
Cannabidiol (CBD), good at reducing anxiety, inflammation, and nausea,
 
however is not particularly psychoactive.  Research has proven that greater CBDto-THC ratios lead to lower undesirable psychotic effects.
 
Cannibinol (CBN) may be the primary product of THC degradation.  High levels
 
indicate the cannabis now has wrinkles and is not saved correctly.  Ideally,
 
your medicine shouldn’t contain high amounts of CBN.
 
Most cannabis testing labs evaluate only three cannabinoids: (THC),
 
cannabidiol (CBD) and cannibinol (CBN). The SC Labs measures 15
 
important cannabinoids, beginning using the above and adding many more.
 
For instance, the cannabinoid THCV is under study to deal with type II diabetes,
 
metabolic disorders, and epilepsy.  THCA and CBDA have possibility of
 
use within analgesia and to treat prostate carcinoma.  A number of other
 
compounds might be present and research is going ahead worldwide to recognize
 
helpful remedies.  (For any good recent review, see “Non-psychotropic plant
 
cannabinoids: new therapeutic possibilities from an old plant”, Angelo
 
A. Izzo, Francesca Borrelli, Raffaele Capasso, Vincenzo Di Marzo, and
 
Raphael Mechoulam, in Trends in Medicinal Sciences, Vol. 30 No. 10,
 
pp. 515-527, 2009.) Just how much and what type of ingredients their
 
medicine consists of may be the foundation of informed decision-making. Patients easily
 
choose among medications specific for their particular signs and symptoms once they
 
have scientifically acquired data regarding potency and cannabinoids.
 
Halent-examined items provide this fundamental in a clearly
 
understandable fashion.

The Great CBD Strain Hunt

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SC Labs a cannabis testing facility in Santa Cruz, Ca., introduced “The Great CBD Search of 2011”. SCLabs is providing an incentive for formerly unknown cannabis strains creating CBD content above 3%. …Our man Not in Amsterdam, Alec confirmed that they not seen any new strains given that they started offering credit free of charge potency tests in The month of january. However, most cannabis seed strains out there has been selected for THC and never CBD. “CBD-rich” cannabis is much more than 4% cannabidiol by weight (without respect to THC content) or even more than 2.5% CBD if CBD surpasses THC. For any frame of reference, browse the menu in the this dispensary that lists available strains of drugs using their THC and CBD content.
 
THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the greatest known cannabinoid in cannabis seeds, but another cannabinoid, CBD, has lately arrived at popular attention. CBD means cannabidiol and it is being analyzed in Italia, United kingdom, China, South Usa and Israel because of its impact on: inflammation, cancer cell suppression, jerks, nausea, anxiety so that as an anti-depressant. Additionally to a particular health advantages, CBD changes how THC effects the body, restricting negative unwanted effects. “The selection of results of the phytocannabinoids on pathophysiological processes is really impressive, and indicates broad usefulness within their future therapeutic application.” – An account of two cannabinoids: The therapeutic rationale for mixing tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol
 
The paper reported above is a superb summary of THC and CBD. Because it works out, the cannabinoids modulate one another to result in different effects in humans than when they were utilised alone. CBD doesn’t bind to CB1 receptors within the brain or CB2 receptors through the body but really blocks THC activity like a CB receptor antagonist. Some CBD moderates THC psychoactive effects and functions like a neuroprotective agent to lessen temporary loss of memory. Smoke pure CBD after which THC and you wouldn’t feel effects in the THC. In other words the paper’s conclusion: CBD and possibly other cannabis components achieve synergy with THC composed of potentiation of advantages, decrease in negative effects minimizing toxicity.
 
The possible lack of psychoactivity of CBD causes it to be an attractive therapeutic tool when used by itself, but mixing THC and CBD provides significant benefits too. Cannabis strains full of CBD and THC acquire a more functional, daily cannabis therapy regimen in comparison to high THC only medicine. This is a testimonial about how exactly CBD has assisted manage illness.
 

Cannabis Seeds High In THC

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Cannabis Seeds and their potency are measured by THC percentage, so when it first started being examined for within the nineteen thirties, the typical THC percentage was around 4%. Previously handful of decades, we view it rise for an all-time a lot of 10%, with certain strains for example Whitened Widow and Silver Haze testing as getting THC levels up to 30%. Overall, the greatest rise in the typical would need to be from 4.8% (examined in 2003), to 7.3% (examined in 2007).

Nowadays, you will find an array of strains, both indica cannabis seeds and sativa cannabis seeds, which are putting the typical THC potency to shame. Although the potency in certain plants today is nearly 5 occasions more powerful than individuals two decades ago, not one of them happen to be removed for proper testing.

Modern growing techniques also have were built with a major impact on THC levels. Since marijuana could be grown inside such costly grow rooms (which you will find a lot of) and tended to when needed, their potency continues to be on the dramatic increase. From the kinds of Ultra violet lighting towards the complicated ventilation systems farmers come up with, you will find a 1000 methods to increase your plant exactly for your specifications and get high potencies.

Among, otherwise the, major factors within the potency equation is simply traditional genetics. For those who have seed products from the very potent plant, for example Sour Diesel or AK-47, the chances individuals creating your personal potent strain are additionally greater. Grade A cannabis seed products could be bought securely online or purchased from a nearby source. Not to mention, high potencies also appear in abundance because many strains today are actually mix kinds of several potent strains.

The final major element in creating potent marijuana may be the cropping process. In case your marijuana is gathered prematurely, you can, for example, finish track of a load of Northern Lights which has a measly THC area of .8%. Letting the guarana plant come to be full maturity is essential. Also, following the vegetation is cut and trimmed of the leaves, they ought to be healed and left to dry. The method that you need to do this might determine the quantity of crystallization you receive in your buds that could greatly modify the THC rates.

To conclude, for proper proper care of your plants and also have seed products able to creating first class quality, you need to have the ability to harvest a crop rich in (or perhaps your preferred) THC rates.

Afghani

A pure variety, never hybridized, imported from Afghanistan, grown in Holland. Very broad leaves, 100% Indica. Heavy buds with a lot of resin. Some plants turn crimson at the harvest. Rather high flower to leaf ratio. Aroma and flavor tend to be heavy, almost medicinal. Quite strong, physical, practically narcotic high. Average yields. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8-9 days

AK-47 a.k.a unique-K

A Sativa-Indica hybrid that creates a fast stone having a lengthy-lasting cerebral high. She’s tall with large girth and giant calyxes. The aroma is spicy having a slight sandalwood taste. This girl satisfies any connoisseurs’ taste. So wake and bake having a bud of AK.

Amsterdam Gold

Amsterdam Gold is definitely an Indica variety coded in California within the seventies and it has been grown outdoors in Holland since 1980. Smokes soft having a citrus like aroma and it has a great high. Simple to grow, develops with lengthy compact resinous buds. Among the best eco-friendly outside types collection. Specifications: ~ Flower: 6 days

B-52

A really superior skunk selection. Develops with heavy buds. Top variety for commercial skunk grower. Just like other Skunks, superior sweet taste and aroma, the well-known Sativa influence is detected in the high. Very fast for any skunky strain. Specifications: ~ Flower: 7 days

Bubblegum

h A great eco-friendly variety. Very little known relating to this strain however the breeder did mention Bubblegum. Great results inside and out. Specifications: (inside) ~ Flower: 55-two months ~ Height: 5-6′ ~ Yield: Above Average (outdoors) ~ Plant: Jun. first ~ Finish: Sept. 15th ~ Height: 6′ ~ Yield: Above Average

Large Bud

Champion from the Cannabis Cup in 1989. Mostly Indica. All plants have guaranteed high yields, 25% has something into it. Usually lower branches collapse underneath the weight from the buds. Cash cropper’s delight. Specifications: ~ Flower: 7.5-8.5 days

Blackjack

Black Domina entered with Jack Herrer. Created by two of the very potent and premium strains and produced a plant unlike every other. An excellent potent Indica this plant can be really resinous and sticky. This strain will a lot more than fulfill the most discerning of connoisseurs. The title should say everything for the strength of Blackjack. Specifications: (inside) ~ Flower: 55-two months ~ Height: 130-150cm ~ Yield: 90-125 gr/sqM

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet was created from genetics unique to Europe. Not just Blue Velvet, but additionally Blueberry and Flo are developed from all of these new genetics. These types are from the greatest thinkable quality. An Indica/Sativa mix (50%,50%) with trademark “fox tail” buds. The leaves and buds exhibit several hues including yellows and lavenders, usually around the bottom from the leaves. The buds have large calyxes frequently with lengthy dark stripes showing. The mature plant creates a fruity and floral mixture of aroma and taste that’s very sweet. This creates a very active “cerebral high”. Specifications: ~ Flower: 6-7 days.

Blueberry

Blueberry is really a mostly Indica (80% Indica, 20% Sativa) strain, that dates towards the late 1970′s. A sizable producer under optimum conditions. A dense and stout plant with red-colored, crimson and lastly blue hues that always cure to some lavender blue. The finished product includes a very fruity aroma and taste of blueberry. It creates a notable and pleasantly euphoric a lot of the greatest quality and it is very lengthy lasting. Medium to large calyxes. ” Blueberry” includes a lengthy shelf existence and stores more than a lengthy time period. Specifications: ~ Flowering: 45-55 days ~ Height: 70-100 centimetres

Buddha

Another favorite from your collection, produced by our dog breeders in 1996. A lady Oasis/Shiva/Haze entered having a male Oasis/Shiva/Skunk. The talk from the town in Amsterdam in 1996. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8 days ~ Harvest: finish of March.

California Orange Bud

A stable hybrid, inbred since 1980. Could be very resinous, such as the leaves. 50% Sativa, 50% Indica. Some plants possess a pronounced citrus aroma and flavor. Quite strong, fairly obvious high. Yields are slightly above average. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8-10 days ~ Harvest: first week of November.

Chemotherapy Weed (UBC)

Produced by the College of Bc for chemotherapy patients. Always develops large calyxes, smells pungent, having a super high buzz. If you’re not accustomed to the potency, you’ll go to sleep. Develops as large as you would like it to obtain. Flowers in 8 days. Develops well under any conditions. Indica type hybrid.

Chitral

This variety is really a hybrid of Chitral and Skunk, Chitral being all of the the famous Chitral-hasj from the seventies. Hybridized with Skunk, the range is commonly even more powerful. Good harvest, nice herbal taste and robust “physical high”. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8 days ~ Harvest: 3rd week of March.

Chronic (BC)

BC Chronic may be the plant to develop when yield and quality are top concerns. Mostly an Indica this plant can produce as much as 600 grams per m2 whilst not compromising quality. Chronic includes a strong high having a heavy resin content. People who smoke that know and grow choose this plant for appearance and it is sweet scent. Champion of 3rd place hydro division within the 1994 High Occasions Cannabis Cup, this really is persistantly the best option for farmers that have finished losing quality when attaining yield. Indica/Sativa bred with effective effect and sweet smell in your mind. Quality without compromise, serious flower energy! Specifications: ~ Flower: 7-8 days

Durban Poison

Imported from Nigeria, created in Holland. Solely inbred, never hybridized, 100% Sativa. Large lengthy bud leaves, buds will also be large and lengthy with a lot of resin. A sweet licorice or anise flavor. “Up” high much like Thai. High yields. Perfect for out crossing with late bloomers to create earlier flowering. Also does perfectly under artificial light. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8-9 days ~ Harvest: finish of Sept.

Early Girl

This can be a mostly Indica variety, among the earliest within our outside collection. Very potent, medium yield, having a hashy taste and aroma. These compact plants will often grow to 1 primary stem. A perfect option for your balcony.

Early Gem

Mostly Sativa with excellent potency. Sweet, resinous and mold resistant. A well known outside variety.

Early Skunk

A mix between Skunk #1 and Early Gem. Finishes two days sooner than Skunk #1 outdoors. Sweet smell, smooth high, mold resistant along with a good yielder.

Euforia

Produced by our dog breeders in 1996. A really fine Skunk selection, very commercial, very heavy blossom, bumper harvest, the famous Skunk high. Taste isn’t as sweet as our other Skunk choices but it’s our faves. Great for green house too. Specifications: ~ Flower: 7 days ~ Harvest: finish of March., beginning of November.

Flo

Original Flo is really a Sativa/Indica mix (60% Sativa, 40% Indica) with very Sativa phenotypic qualities which matures very early. The big, tight, spear formed buds comprise small, densely packed crimson calyxes. The vegetation is taller and prefer to branch out. Inside the buds are fully mature through the finish of the sixth week. Outdoors the guarana plant is really a super producer when multi-gathered during a period of time. The very first buds are ripe round the third week of September. About every 10 days next, new buds form and may be gathered with the finish of November, when the plant could be stored alive that lengthy. Therefore, “Flo” is fantastic for green house production. The inspirational “high” created through the “Flo” is very unique, the taste is much like Nepalese Temple Hash. A most enjoyable and enjoyable experience. Specifications: ~ Flower: 6-7 days ~ Harvest: 3rd or fourth week of Sept.

Great Whitened Shark

A mix from a Super Skunk along with a Whitened Widow. Thick, dense crystallized colas are sticky and solid, similar to the original parents. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8 days.

Eco-friendly Spirit

Eco-friendly Spirit is really a hybrid of Large Bud and Skunk #1. Was created because Large Bud itself isn’t a very consistent strain, with very large variations among individual plants. By crossing Large Bud and Skunk #1, Eco-friendly Spirit grew to become quite homogeneous. Great results under artificial lights. Obvious and robust high. The plants come with an explosive flowering trait and therefore are very resinous. High yield. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8-9 days ~ Harvest: first week of November.

Hawaiian/Skunk

Mostly Indica (F1 hybrid) with extremely broad leaves. Plenty of resin on leaves in addition to flowers, having a musky hash like aroma. Strong physical high. Yields are above average. Short rounded plants. Specifications: ~ Flower: 9-12 days ~ Harvest: finish of March.

Haze

100% Sativa, it is a hard plant to develop, but famous for it’s special characteristics. A vintage Sativa High. Great results for individuals who don’t mind to hold back longer. The guarana plant that sets the conventional for those Sativa’s. Was among the prize winning choice for Homegrown Fantaseeds within the Cannabis Cup ’97. Specifications: ~ Flower: 10-13 days

Haze Skunk

Initially Haze is really a pure Sativa strain. It’s entered with Skunk #1 to obtain a bigger yield, a much softer taste along with a shorter flowering period. Truly superior sweet taste. Our prime can be quite obvious or more energy. Specifications: ~ Flower: 10-12 days ~ Harvest: finish of 12 ,.

Hempstar

Developed like a tribute to any or all the Hempsters and also the Worldwide Hemp Movement. A 3 way mix between Skunk, Oasis and Haze, it’s the mixture of the 3 major types. This strain comes with an enormous potency and sticky Sativa high. The flavour is extremely mild. Specifications: ~ Flower: 9-12 days ~ Harvest: finish of November.

Himalayan Gold

A mix between Himalaya hybrid and South India. A mix of Indicas and Sativas. Strong yellow fur which are lengthy and flat. Misty very structure set on pale eco-friendly bud. Compact form with great size colas. Specifications: ~ Flower: 8-10 days.