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Table 1 Common cannabinoids and their molecular formulas

From: Processing and extraction methods of medicinal cannabis: a narrative review

Cannabinoid name Usual abbreviation Molar mass (g mol−1) Molecular formula
(-)-trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol 9-THC 314.472 C21H30O2
(-)-trans-Δ8-tetrahydrocannabinol 8-THC 314.472 C21H30O2
(-)-trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinolic acid A THCA 358.482 C22H30O4
Cannabidiol CBD 314.472 C21H30O2
Cannabidiolic acid CBDA 358.482 C22H30O4
Cannabinol CBN 310.440 C21H26O2
Cannabinolic acid CBNA 354.450 C22H26O4
Cannabigerol CBG 316.488 C21H32O2
Cannabigerolic acid CBGA 360.498 C22H32O4