The endocannabinoid system’s purpose is to respond to endogenous cannabinoids produced within the human body.
During their research, scientists have learned that the system will also recognize and respond to cannabinoids from external sources, including the phytocannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD).
Keep in mind that this CBD benefits chart is not a full list, and we are only beginning to discover how cannabinoids can help and heal.
CBD and Cannabinoid Receptors
Cannabinoid receptors can be found in the brain, nervous system, GI tract, bone, immune system, skin, and nearly every other organ in the body – and help regulate:
- Bone health
- Caloric metabolism
- Immune function
- Pain sensation
- Skin health
- Stress response