What Are Cannabinoids?Cannabinoids are a group of diverse chemical compounds that act on the cannabinoid receptor cells within our bodies. They are broken down into 3 main categories:
- Endocannabinoids – naturally produced by the body. (View our Endocannabinoid System Poster here.)
- Phytocannabinoids – a group of compounds most often associated with Cannabis Sativa which contains the richest source of phytocannabinoids, we can also find phytocannabinoids in plants like Echinacea, Kava Kava, Cacao, Hops, Black Pepper, and Truffles.
- Synthetic Cannabinoids – lab created by pharmaceutical companies.