Speaking with the publication Every Day Health, DFCR board member Monica Taing touched on the “entourage effect” in cannabis.
This refers to the impact of ingesting multiple components of the cannabis plant together, instead of ingesting one component at a time. “It’s the theory that the cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and fatty acids all work together like an orchestra, in which all the instruments complement each other so you get the maximum effect of the plant,” says the cannabis researcher Monica Taing, PharmD. “CBD by itself can be a pain reliever, and THC can be a pain reliever by itself, but when combined they work better for pain relief. That’s the entourage or ensemble effect.”
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