Avana – Life Infused

The exceptional quality and service that our clients have become accustomed to over the years, has just been infused with new life. MCDSA is proud to introduce Avana. Extracted from the finest organically grown cannabis flowers and infused in MCT oil for maximum absorption, the Avana range brings you the highest quality medical cannabis products available in South Africa. Medical

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It’s Not All About Getting High

THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the primary ingredient in medical cannabis, cannabis oil, responsible for the high. THC also has a wide range of medical benefits, and is reported to relieve pain, nausea, and depression, among many other things. 7 Facts about THC THC was discovered in 1964. THC was first isolated and synthesized from the cannabis plant by a scientist in

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Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

What is THC THC is one of a host of chemicals called cannabinoids within the cannabis plant that can influence how we feel pain, how we perceive our surroundings, and how our bodies cope with inflammation. In the human brain, THC works by binding with cannabinoid receptors on the brain’s neurons. These receptors affect how neurotransmitters (the chemicals responsible to

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MCDSA Endorses Avana Cannabis Oil Products in South Africa

MCDSA endorses only the very best medical-grade cannabis oil products in South Africa. Avana products are exactly that; medical-grade cannabis oil concentrates made from organic buds/flowers only using the latest technology. Avana Tinctures Cannabis oil concentrate is mixed with a carrier liquid (MCT) to increase absorption. Tinctures are 1000mg (1:10) 350 drops per bottle and are available in THC, THCA, CBD & CBN.

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The A to Z of Understanding Cannabinoids

The Endocannabinoid System You’ve heard of the nervous system, circulatory system and the digestive system, but your body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) is probably something you aren’t aware of. This is because the ECS was only recently discovered, and released to the public, within the last 30 years by an Israeli organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry Raphael Mechoulam, studying

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Dosing with Cannabis Oil High in THC

This treatment guideline is to be used for products, cannabis oils, that are only endorsed by Medical Cannabis Dispensary. The guide is to be used for treating ailments with cannabis oil high in THC. Most of the people we treat choose the cannabis oils we endorse over conventional western medicines that have let them down. No one likes to get high! If

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CBD Vs. THC: Why Is CBD Not Psychoactive?

Why is THC psychoactive and CBD is not? How can one cannabinoid alter the mind so profoundly, and the other seemingly not at all? When we’re talking about cannabis and psychoactivity, we’re dealing exclusively with CB1 receptors, which are concentrated in the brain and the central nervous system. The difference between THC and CBD comes down to a basic difference

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Cannabis Terpenes

5 Reasons Why Terpenes Are The Future

Five reasons why terpenes are the future of the cannabis industry. Your nose and taste buds are always looking for that aroma and flavor from the best cannabis products but with today’s sophisticated technology we are able to extract those compounds from the cannabis plant to offer new ways of cannabis consumption. The psychoactive effects of THC have been studied

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cannabinoid marijuana

What Are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are a group of active compounds found in cannabis. While most cannabis users understand the relationship between THC and getting high, understanding the chemistry behind it is another thing. First and foremost, cannabis is all about cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are responsible for marijuana’s effects on the body — and the reason you get high. They’re also the reason why medical

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