What is meant by ‘chemovar’ with respect to cannabis plant

Discuss what is meant by ‘chemovar’ with respect to cannabis plant. Discuss what forms of cannabis can be used to treat chronic pain. Compare and contrast medicinal cannabis from recreational cannabis.

What is meant by ‘chemovar’ with respect to cannabis plant

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES SCHOOL OF SCIENCE

BIOL741: NATURAL COMPOUNDS 2020, Sem 2

Assignment TWO
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Firstly, discuss what is meant by ‘chemovar’ with respect to cannabis plant. 275words

Secondly, discuss what forms of cannabis can be used to treat chronic pain. 275 words

Thirdly, Compare and contrast medicinal cannabis from recreational cannabis. 275 words

Fourthly, discuss a case study in which a green extraction technique was used to extract a natural compound. Explain the reasons why the method is considered green. 275 words

Further, discuss the reasons behind using trituration to isolate curcumin from Turmeric in your lab experiment. 275 words

Additionally, natural compounds can be isolated from natural sources, but quite often synthetic chemists are still required to synthesise natural compounds. Lastly, discuss the role of synthetic chemistry in natural compound developments. 275 words

Further, In session 5 of your lab experiments, you synthesised Methyl Salicylate using salicylic acid powder. Suggest a reason why the ester was washed with 5% aqueous sodium bicarbonate instead of distilled water during the washing steps of the experiment. 275 words

Finally, discuss toxicity-related issues around the use of medicinal herbs and highlights the important challenges associated with effective monitoring of their safety. 275 words