Tag Archives: THC

Rainbow Moonstone HARVEST

Hey Hey my friends!! The time has come for my harvest update. Its been 9 weeks since this girl broke surface and declared Day 1, and it has been a hell of a ride! I’ve done a ton of careless mistakes throughout the grow but I am still learning and dialling in my grow space […]

Rainbow Moonstone Day 62

Good evening!! Day 62 and due to bad planning and lack of time Ive decided she is coming down tomorrow evening. Will probably be trimming over the new years! Harvest update will come either tomorrow night or January 1st! Strain: Rainbow Moonstone Medium (hydro/soil/coco): 50% soil (Biobizz Light Mix) 50% Coco Pot (size/type): 20L Airpot […]

Rainbow Moonstone Day 60

Hello, and good evening Portalarians. Today has been real tough with my withdrawal and as a little treat I cut a bud from my girl to smoke on New Years Eve. Really looking forward to getting to taste her! Anyways…. Day 60. Strain: Rainbow Moonstone Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor Medium (hydro/soil/coco): 50% soil (Biobizz Light Mix) 50% Coco […]

Rainbow Moonstone Day 58

Hey Hey my friends, It’s day 58 and I thought I’d tell you that I’m going away on Sunday or Monday 1/2nd of January and will be gone for 3 days. Not sure if Ill be harvesting before I go or after I come back. Misses ChillFred is in charge over my garden those days […]

Rainbow Moonstone Day 57

Ho Ho Ho! Hope you’re all having a great time! Here’s my update for day 57! Strain: Rainbow Moonstone Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor Medium (hydro/soil/coco): 50% soil (Biobizz Light Mix) 50% Coco Pot (size/type): 20L Airpot Kind of training (if any): None Age of the plant (days or weeks): 57 Days Height of the plant: 49cm Temperature: Lights […]

Rainbow Moonstone 32-42 days

Strain: Rainbow Moonstone Medium: 50% Soil (Biobizz Light-mix) / 50% Coco Pot: 20L airpot Kind of training: none Age of the plant: Days 32 through 42 Height of the plant: 48cm Temperature: 22-27 C (72 – 80 F) Relative Humidity: 45 – 55 % After loosing a crop to mold last year I make sure […]

Cannabinoids and Parkinson disease

This review is dedicated to research on cannabinoids and Parkinson’s disease. It summarizes some research results and what we know so far about cannabis and Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, which is characterized by slow movement, rigidity of muscles, tremor at rest and loss of postural reflexes. It is a result […]

Cannabinoids: Therapeutic mechanisms

This is a short review about cannabis therapeutic usage and potential mechanisms of action.  While the endocannabinoid system is relatively new discovery some of its components are already studied and could provide insight on cannabis effects. Receptors  The main receptors identified so far are CB1 and CB2. It is known that CB1 cannabinoid receptor is […]

Cannabinoids and the immune system

This is a short review of the effect of cannabinoids on immune system and more specifically on the processes of inflammation and infection. Cannabinoids are known to be able to modulate immune reaction, the brain; influence the T cells and cytokine expression (proteins involved in cell signaling and immune reactions). How was discovered the endocannabinoid […]

Cannabinoids and cancer treatment

In this review we will cover some research on cannabinoids and their anti-cancer treatment potential. THC is the main active compound in Cannabis Sativa and it mimics the effect of anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol, which bind the receptors CB1 and CB2. The effect of cannabinoids on central nervous system is result of CB1 receptor activation, although […]

Medical Cannabis Research News – part 4

[responsivevoice_button]` This is another part of Medical Cannabis News, which is dedicated to a research on colon cancer and mechanism of tumor inhibition by THC. Colon cancer research International teams of Italian and British researchers have studied the effect of standardized Cannabis Sativa extract on colon carcinogenesis. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer […]

Cannabis as pesticide

This is a short overview of one not very popular cannabis application – as repellent and pesticide. Cannabis has been planted as a companion crop to deter insects, nematodes, fungi and weedy plants. Interestingly dried leaves and flowers, plant extracts and pure cannabinoids are known to repel and kill insects, mites, nematode, fungi and weeds. […]

TLC and cannabinoid profiles

What is TLC? Thin Layer Chromatography or TLC is a popular method to determine how many components we have in our mixture. It is also used to identify a specific compound in the mixture. The components are separated based on their chemical structure, molecular weights and polarity. In order to do so it is recommended […]

Cannabis synergies: cannabinoids and terpenoids

Terpenoids are responsible for the aroma of the cannabis plant. Currently there are over 200 terpenoids. Although their yield is less than 1% in most cannabis asseys, they may represent 10% of trichome content. The most common monoterpenoids (limonene, myrcene, pinene) are lost at the rate of 5% before processing but their lost is much […]

THC in food and cosmetics

There is lots of controversy regarding THC in food and cosmetics product. In doses typical for cannabis consumers THC is not genotoxic, mutagenic or carcinogenic. If THC is applied directly in extremely high doses to cells it reduces the synthesis of DNA, RNA and proteins. However, these effects are not specific and do not occur […]

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