THC is a token term in the marijuana world, and everybody knows it is what is responsible for making users high. But how does that work, and what else does THC do in the body? This article is for all of those who want to know more about marijuana’s most famous cannabinoid, THC.
Whether we are smokers, eaters, sellers or growers of cannabis, THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is a term that has come our way many times before. Even those who oppose marijuana are familiar with the (in)famous THC. It is probably one of the best-known molecules in the world, and not without reason. It is the main psychoactive component of marijuana.
There is a lot more to THC than just the fact that it makes you high. Its discovery and interaction with the body are profound, and this compound has a magical story within human history.
The discovery of THC and the endocannabinoid system
THC was discovered first by the Israeli scientist, Raphael Mechoulam in 1964. This discovery is arguably one of the most monumental in modern medical history, although that information is only just becoming widely known. After obtaining a large amount of…