It is a psychoactive cannabinoid found most prevalently in Sativa strains of cannabis. It 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.
The compound is a homologue of tetrahydrocannabinol; moreover, having a propyl side chain instead of a pentyl group on the molecule, which makes it produce very different effects from THC.
Tetrahydrocannabivarin Medical Benefits
Research on rodents found THCV to decrease appetite, to increase satiety, and to increase energy metabolism, thus making it useful as a weight loss and diabetes treatment.
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