VIvis Cannabinoid Types

How Do Cannabinoids Work?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds derived from the cannabis plant. They are in both Medical Marijuana and Hemp. These compounds work together with a human’s endocannabinoid system also known as ECS. Cannabinoids also work in other animals ECS. The endocannabinoid system influences the brain’s communication and affects things like eating, anxiety, reproduction, metabolism, learning, growth, development, and memory.

There are two main cannabinoid receptors in the body; these are CB1 and CB2 receptors. CB1 receptors are found mostly in the brain and the central nervous system. CB2 receptors are mostly in the immune system. There are tons of different cannabinoids and each of them interact with receptors differently giving different effects.

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