The Human Endocannabinoid System

The Human Endocannabinois System

Every species within the animal kingdom, contains the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), except for insects.

The ECS was named after cannabinoids, which are found abundantly in cannabis as well produced naturally within the human body.

Research conducted on cannabinoids such as THC, CBD, CBG and CBC that are produced by cannabis lead to the discovery of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS).

The ECS is taught in only 13% of medical schools. Survey of the Endocannabinoid System in Medical Schools

Think of receptors as locks and cannabinoids as the keys: when the right key ‘cannabinoid’ finds the matching lock ‘receptor,’ it opens the door and delivers a message.

Cannabinoids either bind or block specific receptors in our bodies, thus altering messages being sent through the central and peripheral nervous system.

The best way of  releasing cannabinoids in cannabis is to do so by

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