Friedelin is the most prevalent triterpinoid in Cannabis and is found in the roots. Roots do not contain any phytocannabinoids, monoterpinoids or sesquiterpinoids. Activities include:1

• Anti-inflammatory
• Antipyretic
• Anticarcinogenic (weak active against four cancer cell lines)
• Gastroprotectant


  1. Russo, E. & Marcu, J. Cannabis Pharmacology: The Usual Suspects and a Few Promising Leads. Advances in Pharmacology 80, 67-134 (2017). doi:10.1016/bs.apha.2017.03.004[]
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