Posts tagged 'phytocannabinoids'

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 6): CBE (Cannabielsoin) & CBL (Cannabicyclol)

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

September 15, 2018

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 4): Cannabinol (CBN)

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.

September 1, 2018

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 3): Cannabigerol (CBG)

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

August 27, 2018

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 2): CBD-A (CBD-ACID)

CBD-a or CBD-acid is the main form in which CBD exists in the cannabis plant, along with THC-a (THC-acid). CBD is obtained through non-enzymatic decarboxylation from the acidic form of the cannabinoid, this reaction taking place when the compounds are heated. Find out more about CBD-a

August 23, 2018

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 1): THC and Its Effects on the Human Body

Although until a few years ago THC was considered the most psychoactive compound in the cannabis plant, this substance actually results from another compound, called CBGA (cannabigerolic acid), which is naturally produced by Cannabis sativa.

August 8, 2018