Another item that is super exciting is seeing how folks and companies are bringing minor cannabinoids to market. In this instance, the company is even called Rare Cannabinoid Company!
Minor cannabinoids are extremely important when it comes to your hemp products, at least in my view. Taking a holistic approach to natural products is what I believe to be...well...holistic! They also play together in what is called the entourage effect.
From some of the latest updates, there are over 100 known cannabinoids. Here is a decent list of about 45 or so of those that are known:
And this doesn't even start to scratch the surface of other compounds, like terpenes, that can also affect the endocannabinoid system. A couple off the top of my head that perform such a task are beta caryophyllene and myrcene.
Rare Cannabinoid Company Tuesday unveiled the world's first-ever THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin) and one-to-one THCV plus Hawaiian CBD oil blend. THCV is a very rare form of cannabinoid and, as a result, is widely sought after. It possesses stimulating and appetite suppressing properties. It's also under examination for potential neuroprotective and antipsychotic properties and can help in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, promotion of bone growth, and Alzheimer's. THCV is different from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the psychoactive substance mostly found in cannabis plants and hemp. THCV is touted for its ability to help people reduce weight, and hence nicknamed the ‘sports car of cannabinoids.' “Rare” or “minor” cannabinoids, like CBN and THC, promote wellness and are found in naturally lower levels in cannabis plants and hemp. THCV has been the toughest to find and isolate. Several years back, strain hunters went out to search for African landrace cannabis plants [...]