Tag: Cannaboinoid

  • Cannabinoid Receptors in the body and their Importance

    In 1964 Raphael Macheoulam, an Israeli professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, isolated the key component THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) from an extract of a Cannabis Sativa plant. THC is the compound in Cannabis (Marijuana) that causes the euphoria and other medicinal effects.¬† He also isolated¬† cannabidiol, cannabigerol […]