The Future of Cannabinoid Research CBD is only one of more than 70 different cannabinoids that can be found in hemp.

The Future of Cannabinoid Research looks bright! CBD is only one of more than 70 different cannabinoids that can be found in hemp. Each cannabinoid interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system in a different way—which is what leads researchers to believe that phytocannabinoid remedies have the power to successfully ease a wide array of conditions. In addition to CBD, you may also be familiar with THC. Unlike CBD, THC binds directly to cannabinoid receptors and…

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Whole-plant Hemp and the Entourage Effect Classic pharmaceutical principles do not apply to cannabis products

Whole-plant Hemp and the Entourage Effect

As cannabis science continues to build substantiation, many companies are developing products that attempt to apply classic pharmaceutical principles to cannabis products. They figure that by separating a specific cannabinoid from the rest of the hemp plant, they can target treatment more accurately. Sounds logical, right? But in 2015, a team of researchers out of Israel published a watershed report that turned that logic upside down. The report indicates that isolated cannabinoids yield bell-curve results…

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Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System A review of the therapeutic effects of cannabis and cannabinoids

  Dustin Sulak, DO excerpts from an article at Healer.com As you read this review of the scientific literature regarding the therapeutic effects of cannabis and cannabinoids, one thing will become quickly evident: cannabis has a profound influence on the human body. This one herb and its variety of therapeutic compounds seem to affect every aspect of our bodies and minds. How is this possible? At our integrative medical clinics in Maine and Massachusetts, my…

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