Marijuana has taken center stage as one of the most useful medicinal plants on the planet. But, did you know that other herbs and spices also contain cannabinoids? A cannabinoid is a chemical compound that interacts with a large regulatory system in the body. That system is known as theEndocannabinoid System, and it’s responsible for maintaining homeostasis in our bodies. Homeostasis is the perfect internal balance required for optimum health. Below is a list of non-cannabis plants that also contain therapeutic cannabinoids.
Non-marijuana plants that contain cannabinoids
Coneflower – Echinacea
The medicinal uses of echinacea are well known and far reaching. This plant can do a little bit of everything–from fighting the common cold to relieving symptoms of anxiety, fatigue, arthritis, migraines, and other ailments. Funny thing, these are many of the same conditions that are eased with marijuana.
Turns out, some species…
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