THC-V is known to produce a more motivated, alert and energizing feeling of euphoria. For this reason, it is often recommended for daytime or any time when functionality is important. THCV relieves stress and research shows it can help to reduce or even prevent anxiety and panic attacks.
-95% THC-V 510 threaded cartridges
-Available in 7 strains
-THC-V is known to produce a more motivated, alert and energizing feeling of euphoria
A note for vaporizer enthusiasts: THCV has a boiling point of 428 °F (220 °C), so you’ll need to turn it up higher than you would THC.
THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin) is making its mark on America’s hemp scene. The so-called ‘diet weed’ compound is great for people in need of a specific therapeutic effect, and those seeking to avoid the “munchies”, a classic side effect of marijuana.
I am here to give you the lowdown on what THCV is, why it’s proving such a hit, and how it differs from better-known CBD and THC products. I will also be showcasing CBD Genesis’ exciting new collection of THCV products and outlining how you could benefit from them! Welcome to the world of THCV!
What is THCV?
Part of the cannabinoid family, THCV is one of more than 100 compounds unique to the cannabis plant. THCV is described as a secondary cannabinoid, with plants generally producing less THCV than CBD or THC. But THCV packs a punch, offering a unique array of therapeutic benefits.
Chemically speaking, THCV and THC have much in common and boast similar molecular structures. Like its famous cousin, THCV has psychoactive properties, hence the ‘diet weed’ nickname that has caught on in cannabis circles.
Research suggests THCV’s effects are mostly initiated via the endocannabinoid system (ECS), a network in the body that regulates our general wellbeing and is designed to work with cannabinoids. THCV is a natural analog of THC but acts on the ECS slightly differently. THC is both a CB1 and CB2 receptor agonist. THCV is a CB2 receptor agonist, but a CB1 receptor antagonist.
Is THCV Legal?
Yes! Even though THCV is so closely related to THC (officially delta-9-THC), which is illegal at the federal level, THCV is just fine. Let me explain why.
When hemp was legalized as part of the Farm Bill, delta-9-THC was the only cannabinoid subject to restrictions, with a 0.3% cap in all hemp-based products. The law did not mention THCV or any other cannabinoids that naturally occur in hemp. Therefore, THCV products can be legally manufactured, purchased, carried, and consumed throughout the United States! This also explains the emergence of other hemp-based products, such as delta-8.
5 Benefits of THCV
Existing research on THCV indicates it has some of the benefits other cannabinoids do, and some unique qualities, too. Whether you want a therapeutic or recreational experience, here’s how THCV could help you.
Delivers a stimulating, clear-headed high
In moderate to high quantities, THCV produces an energizing high, just like a sativa-dominant marijuana strain. THCV works to blow away any mental cobwebs, giving you unrivaled focus, clarity, and creativity. You’ll also experience a pleasant mood boost and find yourself in a happy, relaxed state of mind where nothing seems quite so serious.
That said, in lower amounts, THCV doesn’t induce psychotropic effects – perfect if you’re just looking for the health benefits. The sheer therapeutic power and limited side effects of THCV explain why people are turning to it.
Doesn’t give you the “munchies”
Studies indicate that THCV has appetite suppressant properties, in direct contrast to its THC cousin. You’ll get all the benefits of a normal high, just without the intense hunger pangs. On a more serious note, because THCV dampens your appetite, it can be used to help you lose weight. However, for this very reason, people with anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders should avoid using THCV.
Helps with anxiety and panic attacks
Studies suggest THCV can soothe anxiety and perhaps even prevent panic attacks. Cannabinoid researchers have optimism that THCV could eventually be used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). THCV is a great natural option to combat various forms of anxiety, and can also relieve stress.