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ABOUT GANJA

ABOUT

GANJA

History of Ganja

The Herb has been healing humanity for thousands of years.

The name Ganja comes from one of the earliest languages known to mankind called Sanskrit. It is originally written Gañja, which means Hemp, or its scientific term, Cannabis.

The “weed of wisdom” has been used for thousands of years, from 2000 BC (Before Christ), in China and India. From elder to modern civilizations humans have used this mystical plant’s hemp fiber, buds and oils for a vast range of purposes – medicinally and recreationally.

Ganja in Jamaica

The name Ganja comes from one of the earliest languages known to mankind called Sanskrit. It is originally written Gañja and it means “Hemp”, or in its scientific term “Cannabis”.

Ganja has been used for thousands of years having its first registers being from 2000 BC (Before Christ) in China and India. It has been used widely from elder to modern civilizations for hemp fiber, for hemp oils, for medicinal and recreational proposes

Biology

Know you Ganja

Indica and Sativa are sub-species of the genus Cannabis. They differ in origin, physiological effects, highs, medical effects and appearance.

Cannabis Sativa

LEAVES
Long, slim, bright green

EFFECTS
Creative, sociable, energetic

Cannabis Indica

LEAVES
Short, dense, dark green

EFFECTS
Mellow, sleepy, carefree

Hybrids

Hybrids consists of a mix between Sativas and Indicas. The amount of each strain will create different effects. That’s why we refer to them as Hybrid Sativas, Hybrid Indicas or pure Hybrids (50% Sativa, 50% Indica).

Pharmacology

THC

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is one of at least 113 cannabinoids identified in cannabis. THC is the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis. It is the element that is related to giving the “high” & altering one’s perception.

CBD

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, is another of the identified compounds in cannabis. It is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant’s extract. CBD does not have mind-altering effects like THC. CBD is used mainly for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. CBD is still being studied but there is already clear evidence of its benefits for treating pain, inflammation and stabilizing patients with Parkinson’s Disease and seizures. It also relieves stress, depression and anxiety, though each strain will have different and specific effects

TERPENOIDS

Aromas, flavours and therapeutic effects

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