Flower by the Letter: Props for minor cannabinoids

THC and CBD are the most commonly known cannabinoids – naturally occurring chemical compounds found in cannabis that produce a range of effects. They are thought to be the main drivers of the relaxing and euphoric effects of cannabis consumption, but they represent only two of the over 100 identified cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Here are a few other letters you may come across while perusing a dispensary menu, along with their common effects.
Cannabis affects everyone differently. Common effects are not guaranteed. For medical advice, consult your doctor.

Cannabinoids Found in Raw Cannabis
CBG-A (Cannabigerolic acid)
analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-fungal, bone stimulant

THC-A (Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid)
antiemetic, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotectant

CBD-A (Cannabidiolic acid)

CBC-A (Cannabichromenic acid)
anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal

Cannabinoids Found After Heating
CBC (Cannabichromene)
analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-insomnia, bone stimulant

CBG (Cannabigerol)
analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-fungal, bone stimulant

CBGV (Cannabigerivarin)
anti-convulsive, bone stimulant

CBN (Cannabinol)
anti-anxiety, anti-insomnia

THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin)
anti-convulsive, anti-inflammatory, appetite suppressant, bone stimulant, neuroprotective