Natural chemicals the body makes that interact with the endocannabinoid system. They regulate body functions. Examples of an endocannabinoid are anandamide (AEA) and 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG).
Proteins occur in the body to break down endocannabinoids after use. The two main endocannabinoid enzymes are monoacylglycerol lipase (MAGL) and fatty acid amidohydrolase (FAAH).
Endocannabinoid receptors interact with the chemical compounds in cannabis. Two kinds of receptors, B1 and CB2, are what the endocannabinoids use to alert the endocannabinoid system to act.
(ECS) A complex system within the human body that affects many important functions, including how a person moves, feels, and reacts. It includes endocannabinoids, endocannabinoid receptors, and endocannabinoid enzymes.
The “More than the sum of its’ parts” principle. A reference to the phenomena when biologically active compounds can have enhanced biological activity when administered in combination with other compounds. This is an advantage of a full-spectrum CBD which contains multiple cannabinoids.
Epidiolex® Fda approved pharmaceutical pure CBD product for severe epilepsy, an anti-convulsant.
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The process of removing cannabinoids such as CBD from the plant. Extraction processes vary greatly and impact the quality of the end product cannabinoid.
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