MEDICAL CANNABIS- Cannabinoids By Medical Fraternity

MEDICAL CANNABIS- Cannabinoids By Medical Fraternity
November 03 10:45 2018 Print This Article

Medical cannabis mostly depends on the cannabinoids of the cannabis plants. Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found in the cannabis saliva plant. There are more than 480 different compounds found in the cannabis plant. As per researches only 66 of them are termed as cannabinoids.

Too many cannabinoids to be approved by medical fraternity:

This wide range of cannabinoids in each and every cannabis plant make it difficult to prove scientifically there direct involvement in the treatment of the diseases. This leads to not able to prove its credentials in the medical fraternity. This is the biggest drawback for medical cannabis. But with the improvement in science and technology, the day is not far for this ancient medicinal plant to get back its credentials.

Types of cannabinoids:

The available 70 odd cannabinoids are categorized into the following types:

  • CBC – Cannabichromene
  • CBG – Cannabigerol
  • CBD – Cannabidiol
  • THC- Tetrahydrocannabinol
  • CBN – Cannabinol
  • CBDL – Cannabidiol
  • CBE – Cannabielsoin
  • CBL – Cannabicyclol
  • CBT – Cannabidiol

Well known cannabinoids:

THC or the tetrahydrocannabinol is one of the main cannabinoids of the medical cannabis. They are the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.

CBD is another vital component which constitutes 40 % of the cannabis plant resin extract.

How to differentiate the cannabinoids:

  • The degree of psychoactivity of each cannabinoid differs. To identify the degree of each cannabinoid will be able to differentiate the several cannabinoids.
  • THC, CBN and CBDL and a few other cannabinoids are known to have a high degree of psychoactivity.
  • CBG, CBD, and CBC are known to be psychologically active agents

The best of the cannabinoids is the CBD which is the one which is mostly available. It has a high degree of anti-anxiety effects. The most important part of CBD is to reduce the psychoactive effects of THC. Hence these two THC and CBD are the combinations for many medical cannabis products.

Zenabis best utilize this combination to produce the best of medical cannabis products.

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