Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in the cannabis palnt. These compounds offer a multitude of health benefits. These chemical compounds act on cannabinoid recptors in cells in the brain that alter neurotransmitter release. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the most notable cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant due to its psychoactive effects on your body. Cannabidiol cannabinoid, or CBD, is the compound that most health benefits are associated with.