Category: CBD

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

The endocannabinoid system, also referred to as ECS is a system of cell receptors and corresponding molecules. These cannabinoid receptors can be found all throughout the body, having a large variety of functions. Certain receptors are found in larger concentrations in specific regions of the body however. The central nervous system has an abundance of CB1 receptors, while CB2 receptors are more often found in the peripheral nervous system, gastrointestinal tract and on immune cells located throughout the body. Read more

Can Hemp Save the World?

On its own, hemp seed contains the human daily requirement for protein. It is the healthiest meat alternatives and can prevent protein-energy malnutrition, the most deadly form of hunger afflicting world populations. Hemp seeds are high in protein and calories, making it a potential staple for starving countries. It provides essential amino acids, while developing and maintaining muscles. Because hemp seeds are an amino- and vitamin-rich protein, they are among the most nutritionally dense foods on earth. They are edible as is or can be roasted or shelled and eaten as “hemp hearts.” They can be ground into flour, pressed into oil, or sprinkled over other foods like salads or yogurt. You can buy hemp milk at your local supermarket, […]

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