Oleoylethanolamide (OEA) Cannabinoid Research

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CannaKeys has 13 studies associated with Oleoylethanolamide (OEA).

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Overview - Oleoylethanolamide (OEA)

Description of Oleoylethanolamide (OEA)

OEA is a naturally occurring fatty acid also considered an endocannabinoid-like compound. It has no known activity at the classical endocannabinoid receptors (i.e., CB1, CB2).

Bile acids help form OEA in the small intestines, and it is thought that OEA helps induce feelings of satiety.

While some food sources, such as oatmeal, cocoa, and nuts, contain relatively small quantities of OEA, numerous supplements containing OEA are readily available.


Other Names:


Oleoylethanolamide, Oleylethanolamide (and many other synonyms)

IUPAC Name: (Z)-N-(2-hydroxyethyl)octadec-9-enamide

Molecular Formula: C20H39NO2

Sources: PubChem

Oleoylethanolamide (OEA) Properties and Effects

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Oleoylethanolamide (OEA) Receptor Binding

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