What are Phytocannabinoids?

You may have heard the term “phytocannabinoids” before and wondered what in the world it meant (it’s kind of a mouthful).  However, you’ve probably heard of THC and CBD (tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol) which are both classified as phytocannabinoids. So exactly what are phytocannabinoids, and why do they matter?  Keep reading to learn about phytocannabinoids and their importance for overall health …

How does CBD Work in Our Bodies?

What is the endocannabinoid system? The Endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays a major role in balancing our bodies’ most important functions from sleep, to mood, to appetite, to bowel movements, and more.  The ECS was discovered in the 1990’s when scientists were researching plant like molecules, cannabinoids, produced by the human body. The ECS’s main role is to maintain bodily homeostasis …