Cannabinol is derived from cannabis plants. The cannabis plants contain almost 80 cannabinoids. THC and CBD are one of the most abundant cannabinoids found in the world. Cannabinol is basically the degraded product of THC. But it has the least psychoactive effects on an individual.
There are two widely used strains of cannabis plants, namely Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica. Between the two, Cannabis indica has more CBN or Cannabinol than Cannabis sativa.
THC is highly responsible for the development of mind altering effects in the brain. When THC is exposed to oxygen and ultraviolet radiations, it is converted to CBNA which is further converted to CBN by the process of decarboxylation.
Benefits of cannabinol
- Treating insomnia – Cannabinol possess powerful sleep inducing properties. Thus, consumption of CBD produces sleep in even patients suffering from insomnia.
- Non-psychoactive – although a degraded product of THC, CBN is not psychoactive and does not cause any mind altering effects on the brain.
- Analgesic property – reduces pain
- Anti-emetic property – reduces nausea and vomiting
Cannabinol is a lipophilic and hydrophilic molecule. It is soluble in fats and alcohols like ethanol and methanol. It is the third best cannabinoid component found in cannabis plants after THC and CBD.
Cannabinol oil – a natural remedy for your annoying back pain and other ailments
Cannabinol Oil is produced naturally from the hemp plants containing higher amounts of CBD and less than 1% THC. The oil is natural and pure. And this it is absolutely safe for consumption.
This oil is manufactured from the process of supercritical CO2 extraction. In this process, the stalks of hemp plants are made to react with CO2 in the presence of high pressure and low temperature. Due to the influence of this process, the cannabinol oil obtained contain about 80 different kinds of phytocannabinoids.
In addition to these, the Cannabinol Oil also contains phytochemical compounds like carbohydrates, chlorophyll, fatty acids, vitamins and many others. The oil also contains a lot of natural molecules.
Effect of cannabinol oil on health
- Control of epileptic seizures.
- It works great in reducing stress and pain.
- CBD in cannabinol oil inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
Due to the action of CBD in analogous to the action of endocannabinoids of our body present in the endocannabinoid system, CBD acts as a pain killer and also bring about a control of seizures in epilepsy.
acts as an anti-proliferative agent and stimulant of bones, thus inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and enhancing the growth of bones respectively.