Potency testing is the process of quantifying the total cannabinoid content of cannabis samples, such as THC potency levels and other cannabinoids such as CBD and CBN.
Studies suggest that the non-psychoactive cannabinoids such as CBD and other compounds present in cannabis, will influence the effects of THC – with effects that may provide medical benefits, or by mitigating side effects of other active components.
This information places additional weight on the value of full-scale cannabinoid potency analysis
For medical and recreational purposes, potency testing allows a grower to understand how best to market their supply and safest usage.
Proper dosage of any ingestible is paramount, and cannabinoids are no different than any other consumable, regardless of the delivery method. In addition, accurate cannabinoid profiling allows patience to choose the proper medicine for their particular ailment.
For processors, potency testing allows the most accurate measure of Quality Assurance and Quality Control.