What are phytocannabinoids?

What are phytocannabinoids?

Before a few years ago, many people weren't familiar with the term. Now, the proliferation of cannabinoids such as CBD into popular mainstream wellness routines has created more interest in learning about the topic. 

The cann.abis plant and other plants produce cannabinoids, which interact with our body's receptors. These plant cannabinoids are known as phyto-cannabinoids. Phyto is a prefix that means "pertaining to or derived from plants". They are categorized as any plant-derived natural product with the capacity to directly interact with the body's cannabinoids receptors or share chemical similarity with cannabinoids. 

Phytocannabinoids have significantly influenced research of the endocannabinoid system. So farm, they have become widely known for their medicinal properties. The cann.abis plant contains over 400 chemical entities, more than 100 of them are cannabinoid compounds, which have varying effects. 

Note: Plant spellings are published as seen above due to digital media search challenges. 

Phytocannabinoids explained

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