What is the endocannabinoid system (ECS)?
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complex cell-signaling system identified in the early 1990s by researchers exploring THC, a well-known cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are compounds found in the cannabis plant. Experts are still trying to fully understand the ECS. We do know it plays a role in regulating a range of functions and processes, i.e., sleep, mood, discomfort, etc.
Is hemp a cannabis?
Yes, hemp falls under the umbrella of cannabis. Cannabis that contains higher levels of Delta-9 THC is known as marijuana, while cannabis with trace amounts of it is identified as hemp.
How does hemp and marijuana differ ?
How do cannabinoids work in the body?
What is CBG?
Cannabigerol (CBG) is the parent molecule from which all other cannabis compounds are synthesized: it is often called the “mother” of cannabinoids. As the “mother,” CBG could be more powerful, or at least offer a more comprehensive range of benefits, than other cannabinoids. Many manufacturers believe CBG creates a powerful “entourage effect” when combined with CBD. This effect refers to cannabinoids working in conjunction with one another and enhancing the individual properties of each.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is known for its benefits on human and animal health and can affect nearly every biological process via the endocannabinoid system. CBD is available in large amounts in both marijuana and hemp, and thus easily cultivated. High-quality CBD-rich hemp flowers that could easily be mistaken for top-shelf marijuana.
For anyone looking to dip their toe into the cannabinoid world, CBD is widely considered the safest place to start.
All 50 states have officially legalized the use of hemp-based CBD products.