While CB1 receptors are primarily located in the central nervous system, CB2 receptors are located in your peripheral organs. In light of recent research, studies are now further investigating the critical role of CB2 receptors in the immune system. Both endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids influence your immune functioning. Endocannabinoids are those produced endogenously; i.e., they’re cannabinoids […]
Endocannabinoids vs. Phytocannabinoids
The tale of two cannabinoids is told by endocannabinoids and phytocannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are naturally produced by your body, regardless of your cannabis use. Meanwhile, phytocannabinoids are produced by plants. Although both fall into the general classification of cannabinoids, phytocannabinoids are often referred to as just “cannabinoids” in the popular media. Nevertheless, all cannabinoids — whether they’re […]
Endocannabinoids & Phytocannabinoids –Your Endocannabinoid System
People around the world have enjoyed the benefits of the cannabis plant for millennia. Only in the past few decades, though, have scientists begun to understand how cannabis produces its effects. CBD certainly is not a new discovery, though there is still much to be discovered. Scientists are working to learn more about how broad, full, […]
Understanding the Relationship between the Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis
Human beings began utilizing the cannabis Sativa plant hundreds if not thousands of years ago. Cannabis represents an incredible plant species that provides material for fabrics, food, medicine, and psychoactive properties.