Hemp 101: A Guide To Understanding Cannabinoids.

Hemp 101: A Guide to Understanding Cannabinoids

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CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound that is primarily found in the leaves and the flowers of the hemp plant. It’s just one of the array of powerful cannabinoids found in hemp. It’s known for it’s use by people across the world! When we discuss the topic of cannabis-based remedies, what most often comes to mind are the two main cannabinoids THC and CBD. Most consumers are not aware that the human body naturally produces its own cannabinoids (called endogenous cannabinoids), and our bodies even have their own system for processing these cannabinoids. This system is known as the Endocannabinoid...

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The ECS is activated both by endocannabinoids (those produced naturally in your body) and (those produced by cannabis plants). Cannabinoids are meant to fit like a lock and key into receptor sites, once a receptor is activated it signals a downstream chain of biological responses. There are two types of receptors: CB1 and CB2. CB1 receptors are primarily in the central nervous system and are responsible for governing coordination, movement, pain, appetite, memory, mood, and other functions. The CB2 receptors are in the peripheral nervous system, influencing pain, and inflammation. After the enzymes break down the cannabinoids, the endocannabinoids look...

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