Terpenes & Minor Cannabinoids

Terpenes & Minor Cannabinoids

Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.

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Dr. Bonnie Goldstein chatting
Project CBD talks with Dr. Bonni Goldstein about whole plant cannabis remedies, nonintoxicating cannabinoids, and cancer care for children.
Tin of spinach on a wood table
β-caryophyllene is a terpene present in cannabis as well as many dark green, leafy vegetables.
rainbow chard
Caryophyllene (BCP) and its derivative caryophyllene oxide (BCPO) are particularly significant terpenoids found in many green leafy vegetables.
Asia woman nausea
Preventing nausea is a common medical use of cannabis. But nausea is a multi-faceted feeling.
alzheimer's brain
Scientists employed by the US government filed a patent in 2001 for cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants, citing their potential for treating Alzheimer’s disease among others.
rusty can
Most cannabis supplied by the U.S. government for research has less than 10% THC and it may have been stored for more than a year.
drawing of a kidney
Unbalanced cannabinoid tone appears to play a role in chronic kidney disease, with CB1 receptors overactivated and CB2 receptors dificient.
Project CBD discusses the benefits of CBD, the "entourage effect" and the microbiome with Dr. Ethan Russo.
Discover the clinical and laboratory research on THCA for epilepsy, chronic pain, digestive disorders, and more.
Spices that interact with the endocannabinoid system
The health benefits of many common kitchen spices are mediated by the same cannabinoid receptors in the brain and body that cannabis activates.

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