Tag Archives: endocannabinoid

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

We all have a nervous system, a respiratory system, and a circulatory system, among others. In 1988, scientists discovered another one: the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, which produces molecules similar to cannabis in the body. They’re so numerous, that there are more in the human brain than any other receptors. At first, scientists thought endocannabinoid […]

What’s the Difference Between THC and CBD?

CBD versus THC

While there’s an overwhelming amount of information online about cannabis and, more specifically, hemp and marijuana, some of it can be confusing and often contradictory. For example, do you know the difference between THC and CBD and why knowing the difference matters? With the release of new scientific studies regarding the soothing and even healing […]

Is Hemp Oil the Same as CBD Oil?

Hemp has been globally cultivated for thousands of years. But today, there is widespread confusion about its uses and how it relates to—and differs from—marijuana. Both hemp and marijuana are species of the genus Cannabis, a word that comes with a long-standing stigma associated with “weed” and getting high. Since approximately 8,000 BC, people have […]

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome: Can CBD Help?

Endocannabinoid System

Have you ever heard of Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome? If you suffer from pain conditions, depression, anxiety, or really any other condition, you may have an endocannabinoid deficiency. Your endocannabinoid system is responsible for maintaining homeostasis. Homeostasis is “the ability of an organism or environment to maintain stability in spite of changes.” Simply put, to […]