Where does THC come from?

THC or “tetrahydrocannabinol is among several compounds secreted in the form of resin by the glands found around the reproductive organs of a marijuana plant. THC is the compound responsible for the psychological effects on your brain whereas CBD, another compound found in the resin, is nonpsychoactive. THC mimics chemicals naturally made by your body attaching and activating receptors in your brain associated with “thinking, memory, pleasure, coordination and time perception. THC is often extracted by the marijuana plant and used medicinally.