Raw Medical Cannabis Tinctures / Whole plant medical cannabis Tinctures / Full spectrum raw medical cannabis Tinctures-- are some of the terms which are interchangeable used for Raw Medical Cannabis Tinctures.
Cannabis Tincture is a homogenized (Each drop is same across the solution) mixture of Cannabis extract along with a medicinal grade MCT oil (C8 chains of medium chain triglycerides), this needs to be 100% Coconut Derived. MCT oil increases the bioavailability (pace of absorption in body) of cannabinoids by faster absorption and higher permeability. This acts in the same way as Honey if taken with any Ayurvedic medicine increases its bioavailability of the medicine in the body.
Raw means cannabis is unheated, or “non-activated,” cannabis. This means that it has not been through a process called decarboxylation, that means Medical extract or raw cannabis dried bio mass has not undergone a chemical process as a result of heating over time. The Raw cannabis extract if prepared in a proven scientific way will certainly contain below detailed out Terpenes, flavonoids, cannabinoids. Raw extract contains CBD & THC in limited quantity, but larger chunk of CBDA and THCA is also present. Sufficient amount of CBG is present too, CBG is the pre stage of CBN. Just because of the presence of all the Phytochemicals known or unknown, proven scientifically or unproven are definitely present in the extract along with Plants natural waxes, Lipids, and chlorophyll. We normally correlate the term of Full spectrum to white light wherein all colors possible are present.
Tinctures are a great way to modulate formulations according to the desired strength. They are less concentrated than extracts and are more dilute, which can be easily be dispensed through a glass dropper. There is no major therapeutic difference between the extract and Tinctures, it’s more of a personal preference of dispensing and severity of the condition. For Example, if you have an acute disease or chronic pain, Doctor may prescribe a more potent extract than a tincture however if the condition is mild like sleep disorder, you will most probably be prescribed only the mild potency of tincture.