Everyone fascinated by the science behind cannabis is familiar with two of the most common cannabinoids: THC and CBD.
However, did you know that the cannabis plant can produce at least 144 cannabinoids?
While research on the properties of all 144 of these compounds is not yet available, credible information does exist for all of the most abundant cannabinoids.
First, it’s critical that we define what a cannabinoid is: Cannabinoids are compounds present not only in cannabis, but also in all human (and mammalian) bodies.
When referring to cannabinoids present in cannabis itself, the term “phytocannabinoid” is used. Phytocannabinoids are found in the sticky resin glands (trichomes) on cannabis plants.
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