Agonists And Antagonists

Remember, the primary job of the neurotransmitter is to fit or lock into its own particular receptor, and then to initiate specific physiological responses within the body. However, many drugs, such as THC, are able to bind or attach themselves to a specific receptor, thus mimicking or blocking the normal function of the neurotransmitter destined for that receptor. Some drugs are agonists that activate or turn on receptors, and some are antagonists that block receptor function. It is not even...

An Introduction To Cannabis Sativa

Differents Types Indian Drugs

The chemical compounds primarily responsible for the psychoactive and medicinal properties of the hemp plant are concentrated in an aromatic, tar-like resin in the flowering tops of the Indian hemp plant (Cannabis sativa). This resin tends to be most potent in the female plants, especially when they are cultivated before the seeds form. (They are also known as sinsemilla, a Spanish word meaning without seed.) It is said that the hemp plant produces the resin as protection from heat in order to...