YOUR ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM
That’s right we all have one ,so do birds, fish and reptiles.The endocannabinoid system is a series of cell receptors that respond to agonists.Agonists are a chemical that binds to receptors and activates it to produce a biological response. Our bodies produce endocannabinoids “Endo” means withen. So guess how endocannabinoid got it’s name? That’s right from cannabis! Cannabinoids are receptors that are found throughout our bodies.The most famous Cannabinoids are classified as CB1 and CB2 .They have a very important job. CB1 receptors are all throughout our central nervous system. CB2 receptors are found in our immune system, peripheral nervous system and our gastrointestinal tract. Endocannabinoids are extremely important to our body. They help us keep our bodies balanced or regulated. This is why we need them to stay healthy .CBD can be found in the cannabis plant as well as other plants and it is a natural mood lifter without the “HIGH” They control things like pain or pleasure, good mood or bad mood, motor controls,our appetite telling us if we are hungry or full ,our temperature, sleep and even our reproductive system and fertility. So without them we might not even be here. CBD has been praised for it’s ability to reduce seizures for epilepsy patients and have been found to stop cancer from spreading and in some cases it actually destroys cancer cells completely. it also treats about 600 other ailments and diseases. Scientist are finding new medicinal benefits everyday! So next time you hear someone say that cannabis is bad for you just let them know how important it is for our health and well being.