Endocannabinoid System

Endocannabinoid System

Learn about the ECS' role in modulating critical physiological processes.

crystalized water under a microscope
Scientists from Russia, China, and the USA crystallized the CB2 cannabinoid receptor.
Spices that interact with the endocannabinoid system
The health benefits of many common kitchen spices are mediated by the same cannabinoid receptors in the brain and body that cannabis activates.
Neuroscientist Greg Gerdeman, PhD challenges health professionals and researchers to study cannabis science and therapeutics.
Dr. Ethan Russo discusses clinical endocannabinoid deficiency and ways to target the endocannabinoid system for therapeutic benefit.
Data shows that CBD interacts directly with the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in therapeutically relevant ways while modulating THC's psychoactive effects.
Greg Gerdeman video interview on the endocannabinoid system
Professor Greg Gerdeman discusses brain science, the neurobiology of stress, and how endocannabinoid science has liberated cannabis from the drug abuse paradigm.
Evidence shows marijuana users are much less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, a significant risk factor for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
boost endocannabinoid tone with acupuncture, diet & more
There are many ways to influence cannabinoid receptor signaling and enhance endocannabinoid tone—acupuncture, diet, osteopathic adjustments, etc.
cannabis seed sprouting
Why a single compound in cannabis may revolutionize modern medicine: The discovery of pot's astonishing medical potential is the most compelling new reason for legalizing the plant.
The Brain, cannabis, and the endocannabinoid system
The discovery of the endocannabinoid system has breathtaking implications for nearly every area of medicine.

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