Cannabidiol

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0013956-29-1

Chemical Formula

C21-H30-O2

Molecular Weight

314

Therapeutic Categories

Anticonvulsant agent

Anxiolytic agent

Antiemetic agent

Central stimulant

Chemical Names

(3R, 4R)-2-p-Mentha-1,8-dien-3-yl-5-pentylresorcinol

2-[(1R, 6R)-3-Methyl-6-(1-methylethenyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-yl]-5-pentyl-1,3-benzenediol

2-[(1R,6R)-6-isopropenyl-3-methylcyclohex-2-en-1-yl]-5-pentylbenzene-1,3-diol (IUPAC)

trans-(-)-2-p-mentha-1,8-dien-3-yl-5-pentylresorcinol

Foreign Name

  • Cannabidiol (German)

Generic Name

  • CBD (IS)

Brand Names

  • Sativex (Cannabidiol and Dronabinol)
    Almirall, Spain; Almirall Hermal, Germany; GW Pharma, Canada; GW Pharma, United Kingdom

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