Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 8, 2018

Chemical In Liverwort Has Surprising Similarities To THC In Marijuana 

The LA Times reported

It’s an “amazing plant” that produces “hypnotic effects,” according to online testimonials. Some people who have ingested it or inhaled its smoke say it gave them a mild, marijuana-like high.

Now scientists have weighed in. In experiments with more than 100 mice, they found that chemicals in the liverwort plant produced four of the same key effects as THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

Read full story at  A chemical found in liverwort has surprising similarities to the THC in marijuana – Los Angeles Times


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