Izzo: Non-Psychotropic Plant Cannabinoids

The plant Cannabis sativa produces over 421 chemical compounds, including about 80 terpeno-phenol compounds named phytocannabinoids that have not been detected in any other plant. Here, we provide an overview of the recent pharmacological advances, novel mechanisms of action, and potential therapeutic applications of such non-psychotropic plant-derived cannabinoids.

Non-psychotropic plant cannabinoids: new therapeutic opportunities from an ancient herb