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Cannabinoid Reference Guide

We get a lot of questions about cannabinoids and decided to create this cannabinoid reference guide to give you quick access to the information you are looking for. 

This resource will be updated regularly as new information becomes available on this topic that we are passionate about.

What is a cannabinoid?

A substance that impacts the endocannabinoid system.

Cannabinoids are currently classified as one of the following:

  • Medicinal
  • Recreational
  • Synthetic

Where do cannabinoids come from?

Cannabinoids are derived from the Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indicia plants. These agricultural wonders contain more than 500 organic compounds, of which at least 113 are recognized as cannabinoids.

What do cannabinoids do?

They impact the endocannabinoid system, which is an extensive neuromodulatory system in your body that regulates many essential functions including:

  • Body temperature
  • Cognition
  • Hormone levels
  • Heart rate
  • Hunger and digestion
  • Immune function
  • Memory
  • Mood
  • Motor control
  • Pain
  • Sleep

Are cannabinoids safe for human consumption?

This is a commonly asked question and there are many different answers, depending on who you ask and the money behind the person giving the answer. 

As with most things, there are pros and cons associated with human cannabinoid consumption. 

We encourage everyone to thoroughly research this subject and talk to their doctor so they can make an informed decision on what is right for them.

Which cannabinoids are consumable?

While more than 100 cannabinoids have been identified in the Cannabis Sativa plant, there are only a handful that have been identified for human consumption. 

Cannabinoid Reference Guide

The following list contains some of the most popular cannabinoid compounds. Click one of the links to learn more about each one.

Non-Psychoactive Cannabinoids

Psychoactive Cannabinoids