List of Common Cannabinoids

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Below is a list of the most common cannabinoid molecules found in cannabis.

Cannabidiol (CBD) — The second most common cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant that is non-psychoactive. According to many studies CBD has anti- anxiety, anti-convulsion, anti-cancer properties.  CBD has also show to be Neuroprotective and helps stabiles the nervous system and can be a useful pain killer.

Delta (9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — The primary psychoactive compound that gives users a feeling of euphoria. To gain a psychoactive effect you would require around 10 -20 mg of THC. In the UK, the legal limit of THC per container is less than 1mg.  THC has shown to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties as well as being a muscle relaxant and appetite stimulant.

Cannabichromene (CBC) — This third most common cannabinoid which is non-psychoactive. It is thought to support mood and joint and muscle function. CBC studies have shown to have antibacterial properties, stimulate bone growth, and inhibit tumour growth.

Cannabinol (CBN) — Believed to support joint and muscle function and aid a good night’s rest. In studies it has also shown have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties.

Cannabigerol (CBG) — Non-psychoactive and used to support mood, joint and muscle function. CBG has shown to have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties.

Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCv) — Less psychoactive than THC.

Cannabidivarin (CBDv) — Similar to CBD in its effects.

Delta (8) THC — Similar to delta (9)-THC, less psychoactive and may support a relaxed mood.

THCa and CBDa — Compounds found in raw cannabis that are non-psychoactive

Full spectrum CBD products like Leaf Organics contain all the above cannabinoids. Full spectrum products are often more effective by creating an entourage effect allowing all the cannabinoids to work together and benefit from the properties each has. To see the cannabiniod profile in out please look at our Lab reports.

Based in Stockport, Leaf Organics is dedicated to offering the best CBD products available in the UK. We have extensively researched and sourced the best products and created an extensive FAQ page to answer some of your questions. Should you need further information, please contact our friendly team today.


All Leaf Organics products are a food supplement only and should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Leaf Organics products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Keep out of the reach of young children. Always read the label. All products contain less than 0.1% THC.