Numerous plants — not just cannabis — are endowed with compounds that interact directly or indirectly with the endocannabinoid system. The health benefits of many common kitchen spices are mediated by the same cannabinoid receptors in the human brain and body that marijuana activates.
Endocrine disorders result from the dysfunction of the glands that produce hormones. Hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and adrenal insufficiency are among the more common endocrine disorders. Symptoms can include fatigue, stomach upset, dehydration, and skin changes.
Skin conditions refers to anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin, causing redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions.
There’s nothing that can hide the sweet smell of cannabis. But what is responsible for that impressive aroma? Terpenes not only give cannabis its signature scent, but may also have a role to play in its therapeutic effects.