Marijuana-derived from the cannabis plant. It contains more than 500 compounds of which around 100 are found to be useful in medical science. These valuable compounds are called cannabinoids. Our brain and nerve cells contain receptors for these compounds. When marijuana is inhaled or ingested, it gets bind to the receptors and exhibits its effect.
Five Common Cannabinoids Used in Medicine Are: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Cannabidiol (CBD) Cannabinol (CBN) β-caryophyllene Cannabigerol (CBG)