What Are Cannabinoids and How Can They Help You?

What are cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that can be found within the Cannabis sativa species (and also in a handful of other flora). Cannabinoids are present naturally inside these types of plants, making up part of their biological structure. Cannabinoids found inside plants are technically called “phytocannabinoids”, but fall under the collective category of cannabinoids.

You could, to draw a picture, liken these cannabinoids to ingredients in a recipe—without them, you wouldn’t have the finished product; in this case, the hemp plant. And while cannabinoids are essential, […]

2021-02-19T09:47:35+02:00October 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Are Cannabinoids and How Can They Help You?

Is There Such a Thing As Endocannabinoid Deficiency?

Our knowledge and understanding of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) has grown dramatically in recent years. Despite ongoing research into its regulatory role and possible interactions with cannabinoids, there is one phenomenon that remains unanswered. Read on to find out how a deficiency in endocannabinoids is believed to be an underlying factor in several debilitating diseases.

The endocannabinoid system

The endocannabinoid system is a series of receptors, chemical compounds, and metabolic enzymes that help keep our biological systems in balance. This state of homeostasis occurs when the body and all its functions […]

2021-02-19T09:47:36+02:00June 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is There Such a Thing As Endocannabinoid Deficiency?

What you need to know about CBD and Opiods

The statistics in both the US and in Europe looks bleak with rising opioid-related deaths and rampant opioid addiction. Although medications with opioids in them are effective at treating pain, they have hard-core side effects, and most worryingly, are ridiculously addictive. The staggering rate of addiction to prescription and non prescription medication is a crisis that has medical community grasping for alternative treatments. Continue reading to see if CBD (cannabidoil) could be the answer we’ve all been waiting for.

Opioids have been used for Millennia

Opioids are among […]

2021-02-19T09:47:36+02:00June 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What you need to know about CBD and Opiods
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