When we consider the 200 or more bioactive compounds that have been discovered in cannabis, often the more widely understood phytocannabinoids and terpenes tend to steal the spotlight. But these aren’t the only important compounds produced by cannabis.

Take flavonoids for example. They account for roughly 10% of these known compounds with around 20 varieties known to exist in cannabis.

Flavonoids are not unique to the cannabis plant. Scientists have identified thousands of them all throughout nature, from flowers to fruits and vegetables.

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Patrick Bennett ~ Leafly.com

 

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