Cannabis Encyclopedia A-C
An attachment accessory that can have many different functions. The adapter can be an ash catcher to an adapter that allows bowls or bangers to be used on different fittings.
Describes only people of legal age can use the accessory or shop in the store.
The process of growing plants in an air or mist environment without the use of soil or an aggregate medium
The pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower. Collectively the stamens form the androecium
Ash catchers are accessories attach to a bong to allow extra filtration while maintaining bong cleanliness by keeping ash out of it.
The heating element in a vaporizer pen that converts the cannabis e-liquid into the vapor that you inhale. The term may also refer to any heating coil used in a vaporizer.
A characteristic that gives the cannabis plant the ability to start and complete the flowering phase as a result of the plant’s age without reducing daylight hours. The characteristics of autoflower seeds are theorized to be a result of plants containing ruderalis genes.
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An aromatic compound which gives a blue pigment to some plants and fungi.
Like a bowl except it is used to hold cannabis extract before being burned and inhaled. Can be used with a bong, rig, or used with an adapter for other devices.
These tiny pearl-like balls can help dabbers get maximum flavor with lower temperature dabs.
Like any other battery, used to power devices.
Bisabolol is a cannabis terpene boasting a delicately sweet and floral aroma with hints of citrus and spice. Commonly found in German chamomile and the South American candeia tree, bisabolol is widely used in cosmetics, fragrances, and skin care products.
Larger than a joint, blunts are typically rolled with different forms of tobacco leaf.
Also known as a water pipe, a bong is generally used for smoking cannabis products. A bowl holds the cannabis while a long tube called a stem goes into the water basin at the bottom of the bong. The water filters the smoke as it travels up the basin through the neck and inhaled through the open mouthpiece. Bongs can be made of glass, silicone, acrylic, ceramic, metal, and more!
a bicyclic organic compound and a terpene derivative. The hydroxyl group in this compound is placed in an endo position. There are two different enantiomers of borneol. Both d-(+)-borneol and l-(–)-borneol are found in nature.
The part of the pipe or bong that holds the cannabis. The bowl on a pipe is generally the same material as the pipe, on a bong it can e a variety of materials.
A company that creates products in the cannabis industry that has name recognition. Or a specific product within a company, like Tech Tubes.
The process of crossing plants to produce desirable traits. In what has become the backbone of the cannabis industry, breeding and the terminology that surrounds it warrant a closer look to inform consumers.
The process of separating cannabis trichomes (resinous glands) from the plant using screen bags in icewater to render a concentrate. The term is used because hashish derived in this method typically bubbles when exposed to a flame. Bubble hash also refers to the resulting concentrate.
A hand-held water pipe. Similar to bongs, a bubbler pipe has a mouthpiece, bowl, stem, and water chamber. Most bubblers have fixed bowls that can not be removed. As the name implies, the bubbler may also contain a percolator that aerates your smoke. Bubblers with fixed bowls feature a carb, or hole, that is used to clear out the smoke.
Marijuana bud refers to the smokeable, trichome-covered part of the female cannabis plant. The quality of marijuana plant buds is frequently judged by aroma, color, and density of trichomes. It is common for buds of weed to be referred as nugs or cured flowers.
A marijuana concentrate that is similar to wax but softer and more pliable. Budder is a type of hash oil that can contain 70%+ THC (very potent) and must be dabbed using an oil rig.
An employee who works at the storefront and represents the cannabis store. This person is educated in Cannabis and can assist in many different ways.
Butane Hash Oil (BHO)
Hash oil, also known as honey oil or cannabis oil, is an oleoresin obtained by the extraction of cannabis or hashish. It is a concentrated form of cannabis extracts containing many of its resins and terpenes. Extracted using butane.
Camphene is a cannabis terpene carrying a pungent earthy and musky scent with piney undertones. Also naturally found in conifer, nutmeg, ginger and rosemary, camphene is used as a major constituent in various fragrances, oils, and topical creams. Camphene is often synthesized from pinene, another cannabis terpene.
his terpene is a good natural insect repellent which makes it great in preventing diseases like the West Nile virus, being passed by ticks, fleas, mosquitoes etc. One study found that borneol kills breast cancer cells. It’s also widely used in Chinese traditional medicine, in acupuncture to be precise. Strains high in borneol are Amnesia Haze, Golden Haze, K13 Haze.
A powerful, non-psychoactive cannabinoid, meaning it will not cause a patient to feel “high.” CBC, like THC and CBD, has been shown to encourage the human brain to grow by increasing the viability of developing brain cells in a process known as neurogenesis.
A non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in Cannabis. CBL is a degradative product like cannabinol, with cannabichromene degrading into CBL through natural irradiation or under acid conditions.
Cannabicyclolic Acid (CBLA)
A non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in Cannabis
A non-intoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis. After tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD) is the second-most abundant cannabinoid in the plant, and has many potential therapeutic benefits, including anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-anxiety and seizure-suppressant properties.
Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA)
one of many compounds produced by cannabis and hemp. Abundant in the live plants of CBD varieties, it converts to the better known cannabinoid CBD (cannabidiol) over time and when exposed to heat.
Cannabidivarin is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in Cannabis. It is a homolog of cannabidiol, with the side-chain shortened by two methylene bridges. Plants with relatively high levels of CBDV have been reported in feral populations of C. indica from northwest India, and in hashish from Nepal.
Cannabigerolic Acid (CBGA)
CBGA is produced in the plant’s trichomes and triggers targeted plant cell necrosis for natural leaf pruning to allow the plant to maximize energy directed toward the flower.
one of a class of diverse chemical compounds that acts on cannabinoid receptors, which are part of the endocannabinoid system found in cells that alter neurotransmitter release in the brain.
Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
A condition that leads to repeated and severe bouts of vomiting. It is rare and only occurs in daily long-term users of marijuana.
The cannabinoid into which tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) breaks down after prolonged periods of time. The degradation can be accelerated by exposing dried plant matter to oxygen and heat.
Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol, one of the 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids.
Marijuana in pill form, used to ingest cannabis rather than smoke it. It will affect the body differently and at different times than smoking cannabis.
Dabbing accessory that restricts airflow and traps heat around bangers.
Delta 3 carene is a cannabis terpene carrying a sweet and earthy aroma with piney undertones. Also found in rosemary, basil, bell pepper, cedar, and turpentine, delta 3 carene is used in cosmetics, perfumes and is widely considered a natural antihistamine.
A pre-filled container of cannabis oil or concentrate designed for use with a vape. Usually using 510 threading to attach to a vaporizer.
The terpene caryophyllene is present in many herbs and spices, including black pepper, basil, and oregano, and cannabis strains with high levels of it deliver a spicy, funky warmth to the nose, similar to cinnamon and cloves.
CB2 (Cannabinoid-2 Receptor)
the peripheral receptor for cannabinoids. It is mainly expressed in immune tissues, highlighting the possibility that the endocannabinoid system has an immunomodulatory role.
Cedrine has anti-inflammatory properties that combines with other terpenes and cannabinoids in cannabis for an intense entourage effect.
A terpene with a fresh, floral-citrus aroma that can be found in rose and other botanical oils. Citronellol is well known as an effective mosquito repellent and has long been used in perfume and beauty
A cannabis plant that is a genetic copy of another, generally called a “mother plant”.
Equipment that allows processors to extract the active compounds from the cannabis plant using an automatic system.
ola is a botanical term that describes the flowering site of a female plant. In the case o cannabis cultivation, it refers to a cannabis plant.
Cannabis oils, concentrates, and extracts—these all serve as umbrella terms under which sits a warehouse of different products: vape oil, hash, tinctures, dabs, CBD oil, and every other product dreamed up by cannabis chemists.
the first leaves to emerge from the soil when a plant germinates. Because they are part of the seed's embryo, they also are known as seed leaves, and provide nutrients to the seedling until its true leaves unfurl and begin the process of photosynthesis.
An extract identified by its malleable texture that falls apart, or “crumbles,” when handled. The texture of crumble allows it to be versatile and spread over bowls if desired.
Cannabis contains hundreds of active and inactive compounds that take on many shapes and structures on a microscopic level. THCA and CBD are both similar in that their molecular composition.
a plant variety that has been produced in cultivation by selective breeding. Used to grow preferred strains of cannabis.
The process by which cannabis flowers are produced.
Cymene is a terpene that is commonly found in both cumin and thyme. Medical marijuana patients in need of a pain-relieving strain should keep their eyes open for a strain high in cymene, due to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.