Medically reviewed by Allison Truong, M.D.

In recent years, cannabinoids, including CBD and THC, have been gaining popularity with people managing chronic conditions. But what exactly are cannabinoids—and can they play a role in managing psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis?

CBD, THC, THC-A: What to Know About Popular Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are molecules found in the cannabis sativa plant. Though there are more than 100 types of cannabinoids, the two most commonly used are cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).