It's hard to be an expert when it comes to understanding each and every cannabinoid, partly due to the lack of research on these mysterious molecules, but also due to the fact that there are so many. The cannabis plant contains 111 cannabinoids! Thanks to Whaxy's cannabinoid profiles, understanding the lesser known cannabinoids has gotten a little easier. One cannabinoid, Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid (THC-A), is not very well known, however it serves as a precursor to one of the most well known cannabinoids: THC. This means when heat is applied, THC-A transforms into THC. Without this process, the infamous "high" feeling of euphoria does not exist.
THC-A may not have any psychoactive properties, but this does not take away from its therapeutic benefits. THC-A can help treat insomnia, muscle spasms and seizures, nausea/vomiting, pain, wasting syndromes, but it also is believed to slow or stop cancer cells from growing. Because of its neuroprotective properties, THC-A could also treat MS, dystonia, and epilepsy and seizure disorders. To access THC-A, most doctors and patients say juicing the fan leaves is the best route. For more information on Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid, visit this Whaxy link: http://bit.ly/1Hf9Y3y