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There are many, many more PhytoCannabinoids that have been discovered in the Cannabis plant. To name a few: CBN, THCV, CBC, CBG. Most are present in very small amounts and most we still have not done the research to fully understand what they can do in the human body....read more
Cannabinoids made by plants, primarily the cannabis plant THC: This is the one. Endlessly written about, whose presence in human history has ranged from god-like to devil-sent. Whose persecution for possession has led individuals to lifelong suffering and even death....read more
EndoCannabinoids are fatty neuro transmitting or messaging molecules synthesized by our bodies as an adaptive response to cellular stress, aimed at reestablishing cellular homeostasis. Or . . . cannabinoids are the language our bodies use on the cellular level to...read more
What makes the ECS receptors from all other receptors is that most receptors have just one substance or impulse that will stimulate it, the usual single key and lock model, with only one key to unlock functionality to do one thing. The ECS receptors do the impossible....read more
It is Spring 1991. A year and a half after the Loma Preita Earthquake, though should be called the Santa Cruz Earthquake. Pre-earthquake I had a booming clothing company with 7 company owned Bay Area Stores, a national mail order, over 100 employed and plans to be the...read more
A receptor is a protein molecule that receives messaging signals from outside a cell and passes it into the interior of the cell to initiate a cellular response. Cannabinoid receptors are in the family of G-protein coupled receptors. Cannabinoid receptors function as...read more