Do you love cannabinoids? You bet your buds you do! There’s a little secret though. Don’t let government officials know this, but you can find cannabinoids in plants other than cannabis.
In fact, there’s a handful of other plants that contain essential phytocannabinoids vital to helping our endocannabinoid system function properly.
When phytocannabinoids or plant-based cannabinoids are introduced to our bodies indigenous endocannabinoid system more effective communication happens between cells and nerves.
The result of this communication is things like reduced anxiety, inflammation, pain relief, a reduction in nausea, and improved appetite, a more restful night’s sleep, and these cannabinoids are known to kill cancer.
All right, so what other plants have cannabinoids then cannabis? One plant is called Helichrysum. It contains CBG, a phytocannabinoid that is shown to promote bone growth, reduce inflammation, slow bacterial growth, and inhibit cancer cell growth by killing it.
Black pepper is something many cannabis connoisseurs can’t get enough of. One of the reasons for this is because of a favorite terpene present in black pepper that’s also highly present in cannabis.
Beta caryophyllene is that wonder terpene that has a binding affinity with CB2 receptors. If you suffer from osteoporosis or arthritis, then go heavy on the black pepper as it shown to have anti-inflammatory compounds.
Cacao, you might not be able to get it for the low but you will love it oh so so much! At least your body will thank you. This incredible plant substance provides a mega dose of magnesium along with amazing extras like tryptophan to help you relax and Anandamide to help trigger bliss.
Anandamide is a naturally occurring endocannabinoid produced by the body. Cacao increases its production. Can you imagine getting all this from a little cocoa? Now you know.
Black truffles, liverwort, and rhododendron are some of the other plants out there that contain cannabinoids or cannabimimetics. Whatever you do don’t let the government see this article or these plants might end up on some kind of weird scheduled substances list.