6 Plants Other than Cannabis That Are High in Healing Cannabinoids

An interesting article and literally food for thought.

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Anna Hunt

Cannabis is not the only plant that contains medically beneficial cannabinoids, although it has driven the research to understand the powerful therapeutic properties of these plant compounds. In actuality, there are several plants that are also rich in cannabinoids and benefit the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is responsible for helping the body maintain internal balance, or homeostasis, needed for attaining optimum health.

To expand our understanding of cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system, scientists and botanists are exploring the prevalence of cannabinoids in many plants, other than just cannabis, that are used in natural remedies. Below are six plants found to contain healing cannabinoids or affect the endocannabinoid system and some of their known therapeutic benefits.

1. Coneflower—Echinacea

This plant is well-known for its ability to help the body fight off the common cold. It is also used to relieve anxiety, fatigue, migraines, and arthritis. Echinacea is a bit different than cannabis…

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