Cannabinoids are chemical components of a cannabis plant that have an influence on our mental and physical well-being. They have an effect on our body's own endocannabinoid system which is part of our nervous system. This is because our body produces similar substances called endocannabinoids.
How many cannabinoids does a hemp plant contain?
THC and CBD are probably the best-known cannabinoids that are produced during the cultivation and growth of the hemp plant. As things stand, more than 100 different ones have been scientifically proven. Cannabinoids work best in a team, the so-called entourage effect.
Below you will find a list of the best known cannabinoids of the hemp plant:
- THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)
- THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid)
- THVC (tetrahydrocannabivarin)
- CBDA (cannabidiolic acid)
- CBD (cannabidiol)
- CBVD (Cannabidivarin)
- CBC (Cannabichromene)
- CBN (cannabinol)
- CBG (cannabigerol)
- CBGA (Cannabigerolic acid)
- CBL (cannabicyclol)