Alternate Sources of Phytocannabinoids

Every animal naturally produces cannabinoids, which are compounds that attach to receptors located throughout the body and help to balance all the major organ systems. These endocannabinoids help to regulate processes like sleep, appetite, digestion, motor control, immune function, inflammation, pain, appetite, metabolism, mood, and more.

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Does CBD Come From Industrial Hemp?

A question I’ve heard a lot lately is whether hemp derived CBD comes from “Industrial” hemp – the same plant that rope is made from. In order to answer that question I thought it would help to take a very quick look at the hemp family tree.

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How CBD Works

As you may (or may not) remember from Biology class, the human body is made up of eleven major organ systems. These are the respiratory, skeletal, muscular, reproductive, circulatory, digestive, urinary, integumentary, nervous, endocrine, and lymphatic systems. These systems work together to perform specific functions in the body.

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