CBD 101: 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 …

CBD 101: What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most abundant cannabinoids found in the cannabis and hemp plant. It can be extracted from the plant’s flower and leaves (aerial plant parts). Hemp-derived medicine has been traditionally used across many cultures for centuries. For years, CBD had been neglected while recreational and medical users and scientists focused on the mind-altering chemical, THC. Though …