Category Archives: Endocannabinoid System

How is cannabidiol “CBD” different from marijuana?

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How is cannabidiol “CBD”  different from marijuana? Cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, is the second most abundant compound found in cannabis. Although it is a key ingredient in medical marijuana, CBD is extracted from the hemp plant, which is related to marijuana. Unlike other components of marijuana, CBD does not produce a psychoactive effect. It […]

(CBD) Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System what is it?

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(CBD) Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System what is it?   A cannabinoid is a compound that interacts directly with our body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS), which in short, is a network of receptors that interact with cannabinoids to maintain vital functions throughout our body. Scientists discovered the first cannabinoid receptor in 1988, and by 1993, they had identified a second […]