It is time we dig deeper into the world of cannabinoids and bestow light on some names we haven’t mentioned yet. Let’s start off with the cannabinoid known as Cannabitriol (CBT). CBT, however, has had a lack in research since it was first discovered back in 1966.
A study from 2012 shows that cannabinoids improve the efficiency of mitochondria and remove damaged brain cells.
The study was conducted by Andras Biokei-Gorzo at the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at the University of Bonn in Germany is suggesting that Cannabis (or the activation of the brain’s cannabinoid system) triggers the release of antioxidants, which act as a cleansing mechanism.
Depression is fickle. Sometimes it is experienced once in a blue moon. In other situations, it is expressed chronically. In either case, CBD can help you fight depression and allow you to lift your spirits up again.
Have you ever heard of a terpene doing the job of a cannabinoid?
Beta-Caryophyllene has the ability to play the role of a cannabinoid through being capable of activating CB2 receptor sites within the endocannabinoid system. Activating the CB2 receptors reduces inflammation, which lessens pain and reduces damaging consequences caused by chronic inflammation.
THCa (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the acid form of the cannabinoid, THC. It is non-psychoactive and is found in the raw cannabis plant. THCa converts to THC when it is decarboxylated. This is achieved through heating by vaporization, baking or in other forms of heating. When a person smokes cannabis, around 95% of the THCa converts […]