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What this means for how cannabinoids will be combined is huge. Perhaps these “extra,” non-psychoactive cannabinoids like CBC act like additional keys or codes. The ECS may in fact be the master regulator. However, side “channels” as it were – such as other switching networks in the body, may also be stimulated by the additional cannabinoids in the cannabis plant.

5. CBC has clear anti-bacterial properties, which have been identified for at least thirty years. Studies in the 1980’s even indicate that CBC might be directly impactful against deadly bacterial killers like E. coli [6] .

A MULTICHANNEL KEY?

CBC directly interacts with CB1 and CB2 receptors throughout the body and brain. However, it also works with other receptors, specifically TRPA1 and TRPV1 [1] . These channels, like the endocannabinoid system (ECS) comprised of cannabinoid receptors, link throughout the body. They play a key role in pain and inflammation transmission signals sent to other regions of the body.

Confused? Think about the human body like an electrical system or a series of canals. The ECS appears to be one “channel” with cannabinoid receptors. Yet, cannabis also appears to have the ability to send signals into other “channels” too. It may well be that cannabinoids stimulate the ECS the most, but they can also access different receptors as well.

If that is true, then CBC in particular may become a “specialty” cannabinoid all its own. Indeed, it may eventually even be employed to treat or benefit a specific class of health conditions. This in and of itself is a revolutionary way to think not only about CBC, but an entire network of other potentially beneficial cannabinoids as well.

Although most of the seeds are feminized, the producers can't guarantee that every seed will flower, says the regulating agency, Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC).

"And the reason is because it's like proprietary information that they're giving out [about] their own product on how they sell [it]."

Government's retail website offers single brand of seeds for sale

Now, the government's online cannabis retail website is offering seeds for those looking to try their hand at homegrown horticulture.

The website is offering two varieties of seeds — both from Ontario-based producer Tweed.

One type is mainly THC, the other a THC-CBD hybrid, being sold at $45 and $60, respectively, for an amount equivalent to four grams of dried cannabis, the website says.

There is an ongoing need for human clinical research in the area of medicinal cannabis. As science becomes increasingly aware of the therapeutic potential of different cannabinoids, it is imperative to enquire into the mechanism by which they exert this therapeutic potential. CBC piques the curiosity of modern medicine because of its abundance in the cannabis plant and its various targets as a treatment.

However, CBC also apparently inhibited the differentiation of these progenitor stem cells into astroglia. Astroglia are important glia cells, heavily involved in processes of repair and homeostasis, as well as supplying nutrients to neurons. Hopefully, further research will determine the effects of this phenomenon, and assess its potential in medicine.

CBC is now thought to have various potential medical applications, many of which are related to immunological or homeostatic processes. Several studies have investigated CBC for its therapeutic potential, and although research on CBC is generally at a preliminary stage, results thus far have been promising.

3. Antinociceptive:

Thanks for your comment. As far as I can tell, the strains you refer to are all landrace varieties – in the earliest study, they are referred to as ‘Moroccan variant’ etc. so it’s difficult to pin down what the equivalent would be in commercially available, non-landrace strains. Unfortunately I think the only way of finding out what the seeds you mention will do is to grow them out and have their cannabinoid profile tested.

A 2011 study on rats showed that both CBC and CBD reduced nociceptive pain (pain caused by damage to the nerve itself) in rats via a complex set of interactions with proteins known to control the antinociceptive response.

A fascinating study published in 2013 showed that CBC increased the viability (health and survival rate) of progenitor stem cells in adult mice, possibly via a complex mechanism involving adenosine triphosphate (ATP; the enzyme responsible for energy transfer between the cells of the body).

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