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Plant Chart: Benefits & Uses of Cannabis, Marijuana, Trichomes, Seeds, Roots, Stems, Stalk, Bud

Updated: Jul 29, 2023

What are the Benefits of the Cannabis/Marijuana Plant?

Over the last decade activist across America (and the globe) have demanded renewed access to cannabis plant, which includes both low-THC hemp and high-THC medical marijuana. Prior to 1937, cannabis in all its forms was widely used globally for both industrial, medical, and recreational use. Ancients used cannabis for to make clothing, sails, as well as oils and hashish.

Benefits and Uses of Cannabis, Hemp, and Medical Marijuana Plants

The majority of United States now have access to cannabis cultivation in many forms; hemp, medical, and adult-use (recreational) marijuana. The plant itself remains manly the same regardless of how humans and regulators categorize them. The plant IS a plant.

Use of Cannabis Flower

The dried flowers/buds of the female hemp and marijuana plants are normally ingested, smoked, or vaped. They have the highest concentration of THC/CBD. The flowers are also used to make hashish, oils, and edibles.

Use of Marijuana Buds: Pistil, Sugar Leaves, Bud, Calyx, Trichome

  • Buds grow the end of each stem. As a plant matures the buds grow massive, with the bud ate the top of the plant, also known as the “Cola” growing the largest

  • Calyx is the flowing part of th e plant that grow at the end of the stem. It has a high concentration of THC.

  • Sugar leaves have a higher THC content then fan leaves and used to make tinctures, including hashish, oils, and butter.

  • Pistil are the red or orange-colored hairs. They peak out of the buds of dried female flower, which can be white or even purple when the plant is growing. Their only function is to catch the male pollen for reproductive needs. They don’t contain THC.

  • Trichome are the tiny crystals that form on the flowers and leaves. Under a microscope, they resemble a stem with a ball on top. The bitter-tasting trichomes protect the leaves, stems, and calyxes from insects. They are also high in THC.

  • In the case of hemp for high-CBD concentrations, the same above biology applies - without the THC.

Cannabis Stalks

The stalk of the cannabis plant resembles a tree. It is contains very strong fibers and can be used for fabric, paper, rope, and oils.

Cannabis Stems

The stems of the cannabis plant contain little THC or CBD. They carry water and minerals from the roots to the rest of the plant.

Cannabis Roots

The roots of the cannabis plant contain little THC or CBD. They anchor the plant into the earth and absorbs water, minerals, and nutrients.

Farmers, Scientist, and Doctors

Farmers, scientist, and doctors are all working to discover more about the cannabis plant (hemp and marijuana.) One can expect more in the coming decade as legalization and research become the ‘new normal’ for how humanity treats this wonderful plant.

Have Questions About Using Hemp or Medical Marijuana?

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Call (888) 470-0008 now or request a call-back and find out how to best add cannabis to your health needs.


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