Terpenes & Minor Cannabinoids

Terpenes & Minor Cannabinoids

Learn about the health benefits of THC's lesser known cousins.

Aromatic plant compounds reduce pain and stress, boost brain health, fight cancer and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and more.
Cannabis terpene profiles are more meaningful than strain names and breeding history.
Exploring the therapeutic potential of CBD's botanical precursor
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.

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