The A to Z of Understanding Cannabinoids

The Endocannabinoid System You’ve heard of the nervous system, circulatory system and the digestive system, but your body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) is probably something you aren’t aware of. This is because the ECS was only recently discovered, and released to the public, within the last 30 years by an Israeli organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry Raphael Mechoulam, studying

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Cannabis Terpenes: The Benefits of Humulene, Caryophyllene, and Trans-Nerolidol

Terpenes are a group of fragrant essential oils – secreted alongside cannabinoids like THC and CBD– that contribute to the complex aroma of cannabis. They are also generally responsible for many of the distinguishing characteristics of different strains, and this discovery has led to a sharp increase in interest among researchers, producers, and consumers alike. Though cannabis contains up to

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What Is THCA And What Are The Benefits Of This Cannabinoid?

THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is a cannabis compound that is beginning to demonstrate immense therapeutic potential despite the infancy of its research. You’ve heard of THC, and while they may sound similar, THCA actually has drastically different properties. Unlike THC, THCA is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in raw and live cannabis. As marijuana dries, THCA slowly converts to THC. Heat

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What Is CBN And What Are The Benefits Of This Cannabinoid?

Do you remember the first time you heard about cannabidiol, or CBD? Remember how the national opinion of medical marijuana changed drastically once we gained knowledge of its non-psychoactive compounds? And who could forget how this discovery impacted the lives of children suffering from seizures and patients with chronic pain and inflammation? What you may not know is there are many

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Beginner’s Guide To The Endocannabinoid System

Beginner’s Guide To The Endocannabinoid System — The Reason Our Bodies So Easily Process Cannabis In the future, perhaps 20 years from now, cannabis-based medicines will have a prominent place in the worldwide pharmacopeia again. Indeed, we might have even gotten there much faster if it hadn’t been for the draconian interference of the U.S. government. To this day, they

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Cannabis Produces Array Of Healing Compounds

Move over, cannabinoids, there’s a new component found in cannabis that is vying for everyone’s attention these days. Like cannabinoids, terpenes are compounds that are produced by the cannabis plant, but they are also produced by many types of plants. Terpenes are well known in the aromatherapy world because they are the main part of the essential oils of the

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