CB2 Receptors

The Endocannabinoid System and Stress-Related Psychiatric Illness

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The Endocannabinoid System in Stress-Related Psychiatric Illness What is the endocannabinoid system (ECS)? For centuries cannabis has been used for relief from stress and anxiety suggesting that the compounds found in the plant regulate the body’s stress response, and in fact that’s just what researchers are finding. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a system of […]

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Tylenol’s Analgesic Effect is Mediated By Cannabinoid Receptors

Acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol, is one of the most commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain relief. But did you know that its compound’s pain fighting activity arises partially through its activity on the endocannabinoid system? The acidic cannabinoids (THCA and CBDA) along with non-acidic CBD exhibit anti-inflammatory properties by inhibiting enzymes called […]

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L. Acidophilus and the CB2 Receptor

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What do these seemingly unrelated things have in common? The answer is in the way your stomach behaves.    The CB2 receptor is a component of the endocannabinoid system and is located throughout the gastrointestinal tract. This receptor is responsible for the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of cannabis.    L. Acidophilus is a type of […]

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