THCv is the talk across the cannabis town! it is known for curbing appetites and boosting energy levels. Some are calling it “diet weed” and “weederall” - a reference to the popular ADHD medication Adderall - because of the unique uplifting effect it has.
Comparing THCv to THC is hard because THCv shows up with THC in cannabis products. When you take THCv and put it on its own it is a different experience than using it with THC. Specifically, THCv is known to reduce your appetite instead of amplifying it like THC does. This is because THCv can block the CB1 receptor in the brain, the CB1 receptor is what stimulates cravings.
THCv studies have shown to help reduce glucose intolerance that is related to obesity, and improve cell function in people with type 2 diabetes. The appetite curbing properties of THCv could lead to helping people with parkinsons, acne, fatty liver disease, and epilepsy. THCv can help those with panic attacks without suppressing emotions, it can help stimulate bone growth because it promotes new bone cell growth.
THCv has been referred to as “weederall” because it can aid in providing a clear mind, perfect for those days you want to sit down and focus on work. Those with ADD or ADHD can find THCv helpful when they don't want to use adderall or drugs similar to it.
Interested in trying THCv? Stop in at Greenlight Natural in Omaha and we can tell you all about it!