Knowledge of CBN starts by understanding CBN. This compound is a non-intoxicating, secondary cannabinoid in the hemp plant.
The acronym is short for cannabinol, a type of biochemical compound generated by the cannabis plant.

It’s part of a group of chemical compounds found in the plant called cannabinoids, named for their capacity to interact with a complex group of receptors within our bodies called the endocannabinoid system (or ECS, for short).

Scientists have discovered over 100 such cannabinoids so far. Two examples are CBD —otherwise known as cannabidiol; And THC, short for tetrahydrocannabinol.

CBN, known as Cannabinol, effectively strengthens the effects of other cannabinoids; it’s often used to amplify concentrates. Another type of organic compound called terpenes has a similar role in concentrates.

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