What Is The Entourage Effect?

The term “entourage effect” has become a buzzword in the world of cannabis, and in today’s blog post, we’re diving deeper into the entourage effect to help you better understand how cannabis works as well as what to look for when you’re purchasing products for marijuana delivery. Continue reading to learn more, and if you have questions or would like to place an order, contact Sticky Thumb in San Francisco.

What Is The Entourage Effect?

THC and CBD are the primary cannabinoids that cannabis consumers know. However, both THC and CBD extracts may not offer the best possible effects, and that’s why a growing number of researchers believe that these substances produce better results when used in a more natural form, containing the full range of cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids. These compounds are referred to as whole-plant or full-spectrum products, and they work by creating something called “the entourage effect”

When you smoke cannabis, the body takes in hundreds of botanical compounds, each with its own unique effects. The effects and benefits of each compound may change depending on the other compounds that are within the cannabis. Each plant has different types and combinations of botanical compounds, and the way they work together is called the entourage effect.

For example, studies have found that patients with cancer pain reported having less pain when given extracts containing nearly equal levels of both THC and CBD rather than isolated THC of CBD. Cannabis is far more than just THC and CBD, and it produces cannabinoids like CBN, CBC, CBG, and dozens more, as well as terpenes and flavonoids. There is a vast range of useful compounds in cannabis, and the combination of them is nearly endless!

Cannabinoids And Terpenes

As with all things cannabis-related, more research needs to be done. But scientists are finding that cannabinoids and terpenes may work together and create synergistic effects. For example, CBD and the citrus-scented terpene limonene might work together to help alleviate anxiety in users. If you’d like to learn more about the connection between cannabis and anxiety, visit our blog post Can Cannabis Help My Anxiety? For those that are new to terpenes, we also have a blog post Cannabis Terpenes 101 that explains more about what cannabis terpenes are as well as common cannabis terpenes you will find in the products on our marijuana delivery menu.

Sticky Thumb – Marijuana Delivery San Francisco

We have four marijuana delivery locations around San Francisco, and an extensive menu ranging from flower to edibles, topicals, and more. It’s our job to find you the best cannabis products, and everything on our menus is tested by State Licensed testing facilities. We carry the brands you love and are always on the lookout for new, exciting products. If you’re confused about what delivery method might be best for you, our team is here to help answer any questions you may have! We serve San Francisco and the surrounding area, including Monterey, Salinas, and Peninsula. If you’re looking for weed delivery, look no further than Sticky Thumb! 

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