Terpenes & Minor Cannabinoids

Terpenes & Minor Cannabinoids

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

Exploring the therapeutic potential of CBD's botanical precursor
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.

Cannabis Conversations

Louis Armstrong, the legendary jazz artist and lifelong cannabis smoker, returns to his ancestral homeland
Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
Project CBD speaks with Dr. Rachel Knox about "endocannabinology," THC/CBD synergies, and whole food nutrition.

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