Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the substance in the cannabis plant that makes you high. It’s probably the most recognized compound in this plant, and also the most controversial, as studies show potential health risks of THC on the brain and body
Although modern medical science has come a long way over the past several decades, there are still important breakthroughs happening every day. While scientists continue to research the various things that make us tick, there’s still so much to learn even after the initial medical discovery.
When the 2018 Farm Bill passed and the option to grow hemp was made accessible to more farmers, CBD oil went mainstream, becoming a more prominent fixture in the public’s awareness. This once-misunderstood dietary supplement has since taken the wellness world by storm, with health gurus and some doctors alike taking note of its potential uses.
These days, everyone seems to be talking about CBD oil. But are they asking questions about the CBD extraction methods being used in the production of the products they purchase?
In the world of CBD, we speak and write often about the compounds that naturally occur in the industrial hemp plant, like cannabinoids and terpenes. But what are CBD terpenes, and what is their role?
Individual response to cannabidiol (CBD) is just that: completely individual from one person to the next. So how long does it take for CBD oil to work? Do some people respond more quickly than others?
Hemp oil is filled with numerous chemical compounds. In fact, hemp produces over 120 cannabinoids and more than 200 terpenes and flavonoids.
Synthetic cannabinoids are chemicals that mimic the effects of natural cannabinoids, mostly of THC. Learn more about the different types of synthetic cannabinoids, their uses and how to recognize them.
First observed in 1983 by researchers at the Ohio State University, CBE forms from cannabidiol during the metabolic process, so it is a metabolite. CBL at its turn is a degradative product which forms when the Cannabis plant is exposed to light, from cannabichromene (CBC). Learn more about CBE and CBL
We continue our Cannabinoids explained series with Cannabichromene (CBC), a compound that is naturally found in the cannabis plant and is similar to other cannabinoids. Find out more about cannabichromene
Cannabinol (CBN) is a cannabinoid found in the Cannabis sativa plant, so it is part of the phytocannabinoids family, just like cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Learn more about cannabinol and its potential for helping improve a number of health problems.
Cannabigerol (CBG) is less popular than CBD or THC, but this cannabinoids deserves our attention as well, as studies suggest that the compound might poses some interesting properties, with potential medical applications. Learn more about CBG