CBN, CBC and CBDa – the cannabinoids to have on your radar

CBN, CBC and CBDa – the cannabinoids to have on your radar
Cannabis Health News

By now, we all know about the benefits of CBD and THC – and even CBG – but CBN, CBC and CBDa are just some of the other cannabinoids with huge potential for our health and wellbeing. If you’re reading this, you have probably heard of CBD by now. Also known as cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating compound found in the cannabis plant. You’ve also no doubt heard of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) the main intoxicating compound in the plant, which is still illegal unless prescribed in the UK.  Since CBD has been more widely available and accepted by mainstream wellness consumers, the market has become saturated with products – from sugary drinks and snacks to skincare – of which some would say, are more style than substance.  But while consumers may find CBD oil UK to have a range of benefits, it’s not the only compound worth knowing about, in a plant which has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries.  There are thought to be over 144 cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, and to date scientists have only identified a handful of them, let alone the scope of their potential benefits. That’s not to mention all of the terpenes and flavonoids, responsible for the smells and taste of natural plants and ingredients, which have their own therapeutic benefits. (But we’ll come back to these another day). Here, we take a closer look at some of the lesser-known cannabinoids and what the science says about them so far. Cannabinol (CBN) CBN is the cannabinoid which is produced as the compounds in THC break down as it ages and is exposed to oxygen over time. While it is largely thought of as non-intoxicating due to the fact it is much weaker than THC, in some higher doses it could produce some mild…

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