What are Endocannabinoids?
Your body creates chemicals called Endocannabinoids that are part of your Endocannabinoid system. They help regulate your body. These chemicals are elevated when you consume cannabis products like CBD hemp oil and these chemicals are also present in breast milk.
There are two main endocannabinoids that our bodies make and they mainly bind to a particular cannabinoid receptor. The way that they work is through a process called retrograde signalling where they travel backward through the synapse to the brain cell sending messages. The endocannabinoid binds to a cannabinoid receptor sending a message helps control the activity in the brain.
Anandamide is the cannabinoid that mainly binds to the CB1 cannabinoid receptor that is located mostly in the brain. This interaction helps t...