Tetrahydrocannabivarin is a chemical in the Cannabis sativa plant. It is similar to the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). But it doesn't affect thinking like THC.

There is interest in using tetrahydrocannabivarin for diabetes, pain, seizures, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Tetrahydrocannabivarin seems to affect certain nerve cells in the brain. These effects might reduce seizures, regulate emotional reactions to food, reduce cravings for addictive substances, and have other effects.
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