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Discovering the Endocannabinoid System

The more research reveals about our health, the more we learn how everything in our body is connected. The key to that connection—and to better health—may just lie in the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS helps to balance many of our physiological systems and supports the body. It impacts just about everything: appetite, immune response,…
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What are Phytocannabinoids?

Phytocannabinoids are a group of active chemical compounds found in the Cannabis Sativa plant. These compounds are responsible for the therapeutic effects on the mind & body. There are over 113 known Cannabinoids, and certainly more waiting to be discovered. This graph shows the most common compounds.
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What is Hemp?

The botanical identified as Cannabis sativa L.* is inclusive of two legally distinct articles under current U.S. federal laws and regulations. Hemp cultivars of Cannabis sativa are those in which the level of delta-9-tetrahydrocannibinol or Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ-9-THC) is not more than 0.3% a dry weight basis; it was formerly (and still under some state and international regulations) referred to as "industrial…
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What Is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays essential roles in your body well beyond the process it's named for, which is interacting with cannabis, also known as marijuana. Did you realize we had a whole system named after pot? We do. That's because the substances that come from the marijuana plant—cannabinoids—were discovered first. Let's look at the…
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