Cannabinoid

kə-ˈna-bə-ˌnȯid | Noun

Chemical compound found in cannabis and produced by the human body that interact with our body’s receptors. Endocannabinoids, or internally produced cannabinoids, are an essential component of our bodies cannabinoid system that is largely responsible for maintaining internal balance. Phytocannabinoids, or cannabinoids produced by the cannabis plant, mimic the functions of our endocannabinoids and are responsible for the euphoric effects that are associated with THC.