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What is the 411 on cannabinoids?

May 3

What is the 411 on cannabinoids? 


What are cannabinoids? This is a frequently asked question. We'll answer your questions as simply as possible about the most important cannabis cannabinoids.

Cannabinoids: Definition with brief Explanation

Cannabinoids can be found in cannabis plants. Their research is still very young. Scientists are unable, for long, to investigate the medicinal potential of hemp, cannabinoids, or any other aspects of their research due to the worldwide demonization of it.

Recent years have shown that cannabis has over 480 active compounds. 80 compounds are only found in cannabis plants. This unique active substance gives rise to hundreds of new variables.

The 8 most important cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are able to interact with the receptors for cannabinoid in our body. They act in different ways in the brain and nervous system. We've compiled a list with the top 8 cannabinoids from the cannabis plant.

THC - (-)-D9-trans-Tetrahydrocannabinol

THC is perhaps the most well-known of all cannabinoids. This cannabinoid causes marijuana to have psychoactive effects. THC produces dopamine which gives you a sense of well-being.

THC and the cannabinoids CBG or CBD are closely related. CBG is what gives rise to THC or CBD. CBG transforms into THC, CBD and other compounds during the plant's development.


CBD (cannabidiol), a popular substance in hemp, has seen a rise in popularity in recent years. Cannabidiol has become the most important constituent of the hemp plants. Research on medical cannabis has demonstrated extraordinary effects. CBD is not psychoactive and does not give you the "high". One of the most common uses for CBD is in CBD hard candy. It has even been suggested that CBD can reduce or at least regulate THC's effects.

CBG - Cannabigerol

Recent research has proven that CBG, the mother of THC or CBD, is a key ingredient in cannabis plants. CBG, the stem cells, becomes a 2-cell during the plant's growth phase. CBG is the basis of the template. CBG becomes THC and CBD in the flowering stage.

CBN- Cannabinol

CBN naturally forms in cannabis plants with age. CBN can be produced when cannabis is heated or exposed too oxygen. THC from cannabis can also be converted to CBN.

CBC - Cannabichromene

CBC doesn't cause any intoxication, and it doesn't create a euphoric high similar to THC. It is not addictive because it binds poorly the CB1 brain cannabinoid receptors. CBC does bind with some other receptors within the body, such the vanilloid-receptor 1 (TRPV1) or transient receiver potential ankyrin 1, which both are related to pain perception. These receptors are activated when CBC releases higher levels of natural endocannabinoids in the body, such as anandamide.