2022 Cannabinoids List

Welcome to the world of cannabinoids. It's a wonderful world I must say. Whether you're searching for more information about a product you purchased at the dispensary or trying to learn more about the effects of a specific cannabinoid, don't worry, we have you covered. 😉

What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant. There are over 400 chemicals found in the plant, and 60 of them are considered cannabinoid compounds. They each have their own effects (psychoactive or nonpsychoactive) and offer a number of benefits for everything from chronic pain to inflammation to stress.

 

One example is Delta-9 THC which comes from the cannabis plant. We call it a phytocannabinoid, meaning it’s a cannabinoid chemical found in plants (phyto- means “plant” in Greek). When scientists synthesize THC in a lab, it’s a synthetic cannabinoid, meaning it’s human-made. Most cannabinoids are found in cannabis in small numbers, however, many have to make a synthetic cannabinoid to make the oil content strong enough to feel.

Types of Cannabinoids

Below you'll find a list of the most popular cannabinoids, which you can click on to learn more information about each one. Our list of cannabinoids is consistently updated and we will be adding new ones as they come to market.

Delta-8 | Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol

Delta-9 | Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol

Delta-10 | Delta-10-tetrahydrocannabinol

THCv | Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabivarin

THC-P | Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabiphorol

HHC | 11-Nor-9β-hydroxyhexahydrocannabinol

CBD | Cannabidiol

CBG | Cannabigerol

CBN | Cannabinol

CBV | Cannabinodivarin

CBC | Cannabichromene

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Cannabinoids

How do cannabinoids affect the body?

As mentioned above, there are hundreds of cannabinoids that have been found to provide therapeutic, mental and physical improvements. Each cannabinoid tends to have its own effects and health benefits including anti-inflammatory properties, helping with insomnia, stopping epilepsy, eliminating malignant tumors, reducing anxiety, relieving depression and more.

This list of cannabinoids above are the most common and has been studied more in-depth for medical purposes. There are both psychoactive (THC) and non-psychoactive (CBD) cannabinoids and each interacts with the endocannabinoid system and CB1 & CB2 receptors.

Click on the cannabinoid to learn how each one affects your body differently.

What are CB1 and CB2 receptors?

To explain in the most simplistic terms. CB1 receptors are in the brain and central nervous system, whereas, CB2 receptors are present in the immune system, organs and tissues. Both can utilize cannabinoids in one way or another and give us a hint on why we may feel psychoactive and non-psychoactive effects.

Where do cannabinoids come from?

To be straightforward, cannabinoids are found in almost every part of the cannabis plant. For this example, let’s look at Delta-9 THC, which is the most-well know cannabis compound. It is found in the cannabis plant. Its proper name is phytocannabinoid, meaning it’s a cannabinoid chemical found in plants (phyto- means “plant” in Greek). When scientists synthesize THC in a lab, it’s a synthetic cannabinoid, meaning it’s human-made. Most cannabinoids are found in cannabis in small numbers, however, many have to make synthetic cannabinoids oils to create a product that is strong enough to feel.

What are the most common uses for cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are most known for their therapeutic and medicinal uses, effects and benefits. Depending on the cannabinoid, you could feel euphoric psychoactive properties or relaxing body effects.

THC-P Chemical Structure

What is THC-P? Scientific name: Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabiphorol THC-P is a naturally occurring chemical in the cannabis plant that is thought to be up to 33 times more reactive with CB1 receptors, producing an intense psychoactive effect on its users. Though the chemical is found naturally within the cannabis plant it was only brought to global attention … Keep reading..

CBN Chemical Structure

What is CBN? Scientific Name: Cannabinol CBN is what THC becomes after it has aged. In lab conditions, manufacturers can speed up the process by exposing THC to heat and UV light to create CBN faster. Because it is derived from THC it is primarily found in the marijuana plant, though it is also possible … Keep reading..

THCv Chemical Structure

What is THCv? Scientific Name: Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabivarin THCV is a cannabis compound that has experienced a recent surge in popularity—despite the fact that it was first discovered in the 70s. From a chemical perspective, it very closely resembles Delta 9 THC—the substance that is responsible for marijuana’s psychoactive effects. However, it is missing several carbon atoms … Keep reading..

CBG-Chemical-Structure

What is CBG? Scientific Name: Cannabigerol Called “the mother of cannabinoids” CBG is a molecule that exists in very small quantities within adult cannabis plants. It is relatively obscure because it gets turned into other cannabinoids as the plant reaches maturity. CBG has been known since the 70s. Though it is not currently prominent in … Keep reading..

HHC Chemical Structure

What is HHC? Scientific Name: 11-Nor-9β-hydroxyhexahydrocannabinol HHC is a relatively rare and often misunderstood cannabinoid that has hit the market alongside many other chemicals riding the legality wave of the 2018 Farm Bill which made hemp legal at the federal level. Of all the cannabis-related extracts to hit the market since then, few are as … Keep reading..

CBC Chemical Structure

What is CBC? Scientific Name: Cannabichromene CBC is a cannabinoid considered by many to be similar to CBD. Some users have reported that it can strongly intensify the effects of THC. When CBC was discovered in the 70s it was the second most prominent chemical found in the cannabis plant. This has since changed now … Keep reading..

THC-O Chemical Structure

What is THC-O? THC-O is a synthetic form of Delta 9 THC also called THO-Acetate—the chemical responsible for marijuana’s psychoactive effect. It’s known for being incredibly potent. Though relatively new to the general public, THC-O has been around for many decades, with experiments involving the chemical going back to the middle of the twentieth century. … Keep reading..

CBV | What Is It and What Are Its Effects?

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CBV Chemical Structure

What is CBV? Scientific Name: Cannabinodivarin CBV is a THC analog that is similar to CBN. CBV is a degraded form of THC that develops when cannabis has been exposed to UV lights. Is CBV Safe & Legal? When CBV is derived from hemp it is legal at the federal level and can be purchased … Keep reading..

THCv Chemical Structure

What is Delta 10 THC? Delta 10 is a hemp extract from the cannabis plant but it is often sourced from CBD. It can be vaped or consumed in edibles such as gummies. It is less potent than Delta 9 THC. Is Delta 10 Safe & Legal? Delta 10 is actually legal at the federal … Keep reading..

Delta 8 THC Chemical Structure

What is Delta 8 THC? Delta 8 is a naturally occurring chemical found in the cannabis plant. While primarily associated with marijuana, it can also be found in hemp, though usually only in very mild concentrations. Is Delta 8 Safe & Legal? Delta 8 is considered safe for human consumption. There are no major or … Keep reading..