Cannabis Sativa: Sativa Grow
Cannabis sativa: is a plant that can reach about six meters in height under the most favorable conditions; is a dioecious vegetable, that is, that has male and female plants that grow separately in grow shop online also find information. In humid environments secretes a large amount of resin, which makes them sticky to the touch, so it is said that can Be a defense mechanism against environmental humidity.
The sex of the plant is differentiated by the examination of the flowers, the masculine can be seen with the naked eye and are grouped in clusters, and the feminine ones are almost invisible and are grouped in spikes.
The fruit “cañamones”, has a globular form, about five millimeters in diameter, which is used to feed the birds, and for the extraction of oil.
This plant has about sixty components, among them is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the most well known and most psychoactive component. Most of these components are found in flowers, the female plant, leaves and stems have less quantity. The clandestine cultivation has developed until now unknown varieties, denominated of generic form “sinsemilla”. These varieties have a much higher percentage of cannabinols than those grown in traditional or wild.
All parts of this plant contain to a greater or lesser extent THC; this amount depends on multiple factors, especially the form of collection and cultivation. The marijuana cigarettes consumed in the 70s contained about 5-30 milligrams of THC, approximately; currently, due to the variety of the plant and the way of cultivation, can reach up to 150 milligrams or double if we talk about the resin, which means 5-10 times more psychoactive content per each cigarette of marijuana.
Depending on the part consumed and its form of elaboration, we can classify the derivatives of the cannabis in three groups that are:
Marihuana: prepared with dried leaves and flowers, containing between 6 and 14% THC (nowadays it can sometimes exceed this percentage).
Hash: prepared from resin segregated by the cannabis plant or by boiling this plant. The shades it presents may vary depending on the origin of the plant (dark green pulling brown in Morocco, black from Lebanon and Middle East, and black as pitch in Nepal). It contains between 15 and 30% THC, depending on the variety.
Hashish oil: prepared by distillation of the plant in organic solvents. Depending on the technique and the equipment used in the distillation can reach to reach a 65% of content of THC.
METHOD OF CONSUMPTION:
Smoked or inhaled: the usual form of cannabis use is smoked, mixed with tobacco (hashish) or just (marijuana) in the form of a cigarette, called porro, canuto, firecracker .. smoking can also be done in short pipes and with wide caazueleta calls Hachicheros Another form of consumption is with lounge pipes called “clays”. The foot of these pipes is a container where liquid is placed in order to humidify the smoke so that it does not damage the throat.
Oral or ingested: the resin is introduced into the food making cakes, candies, etc., sometimes the leaves and stems are used for the production of products for food consumption (tortillas, empanadas …)