Cannabinoid

Some cannabinoids interact with the endocannabinoid system. There are three general categories of cannabinoids:

  • Phytocannabinoids: Cannabinoids produced by plants.
  • Endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids): Cannabinoids produced naturally by living animals, including humans, that interact with the body’s endogenous cannabinoid (endocannabinoid) system.
  • Synthetic cannabinoids: Cannabinoids produced by humans in a laboratory.

Cannabinoids are compounds uniquely found in cannabis plants, as well as compounds similar to those found in cannabis plants.

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