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The Endocannabinoid System - A Review

The Endocannabinoid System: A Review

Every human being and animal, except for insects, on the Planet Earth have an endocannabinoid system. Experts believe it began evolving roughly 600 million years ago. It has been said by many researchers, that the endocannabinoid system may be the single most important system within our bodies and brains as it is responsible for maintaining homeostasis or balance. When our bodies become imbalanced, disorders and various symptoms can arise and when our endocannabinoid system is deficient, diseases and illnesses...

Phytocannabinoids - A Review

Phytocannabinoids: A Review

Learning the language associated with the world of medical marijuana or cannabis can be a bit confusing, complex and difficult to pronounce! There is the endocannabinoid system as well as phytocannabinoids and cannabinoids, for starters. Phytocannabinoids are simply plant-based cannabinoids that occur naturally in the marijuana and hemp plant. The prefix “phyto” comes from the Greek language meaning “that which has grown”, “of a plant”, or simply “plant”. The word cannabinoid is used more commonly than phytocannabinoid, but remember,...