This article was originally published on Goldleaf and appears here with permission.
Do other plants besides cannabis contain cannabinoids?
The question itself may sound odd. Cannabinoids come from the Cannabis sativa plant. Why would other plants contain cannabinoids?
Actually, many plants are packed with cannabinoids, the active chemical compounds responsible for cannabis’ therapeutic effects on the mind and body.
In fact, we’ve identified six different cannabinoid-rich plants. Without further ado, here’s to your health!
Anandamide, the phytocannabinoid present in these delectable mushrooms, regulates a person’s appetite, memory, mood, and pain perception. This chemical compound also stimulates the production of a feeling of euphoria, and even has anti-cancer properties.
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