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Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

By January 6, 2020 27 Comments

   The Science behind the Endocannabinoid System and How It Can Benefit Your Health

 

It was around 27 years ago that the endocannabinoid system was first discovered through the experimental use of THC when the earliest doctors incorporated natural therapies. Homeopathy, herbal remedies, and acupuncture were prominent treatments in the earliest clinical practices. When pharmaceutical drugs were introduced and medicinal studies standardized in accordance with prescription medication, alternative care became an oddity. Today, ongoing research continues to uncover the profound health benefits of natural therapies and the powerful system that was kept a secret for so long, the endocannabinoid system.

The most popular bodily systems that are explored and taught from school to medicine include the pulmonary, nervous, muscular, and skeletal system. However, there is a system that most medical practitioners wish to keep a secret and that each one of these systems is connected to. This includes your endocannabinoid system or ECS. While not part of the standard clinical study across student textbooks, this very system serves as a powerful means to improve your health.

As more people rely on chronic medication and realize the lack of support received through conventional treatment, they are turning towards alternative remedies. While the medical field continues to introduce incredible advancements, our everlasting well-being relies on supporting our body at its very primal level, and that includes the endocannabinoid system.

 

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

The ECS

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is best described as a receptor and messenger system. It is found in every human and animal system. Many are surprised to discover that the ECS modulates every single system in the body. The ECS includes the cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2, the ligands and enzymes.

The endocannabinoid system is remarkable. As it is responsible for modulating all systems within the body, it plays a role in stress, pain management and overall physical imbalances. When your body is imbalanced, it is the endocannabinoid system that works to restore balance. It helps you continue to eat, to rest and to improve your function.

 

Why the ECS is the Best Kept Secret to Health

The role of the endocannabinoid system was kept a secret because it was supported by the compounds CBD and THC found in the Marijuana plant. THC in investigative research has shown to mirror the effects of the endocannabinoid system. These powerful plant compounds support healing. Unfortunately, doctors using these plants as part of a medical management program were prosecuted and would have to cover high medical costs. As marijuana could not be patented, this type of treatment became obsolete.

The ECS is not only regulated by cannabinoids and compounds such as CBD; it is affected by the foods we consume. When we consume an unhealthy diet, the ECS is unable to function the way it should. Your ECS is affected by emotional stress, an unhealthy diet, chronic prescription use, and environmental damage.

 

Whole plant CBD

By introducing whole plant (Full Spectrum) CBD, it can support overall body wellness and the restoration of the endocannabinoid system. At Drop of Sunshine, we introduce leading CBD products to help you maintain and restore your endocannabinoid system. You can take advantage of our all natural, lab tested, and pure CBD products manufactured from premium homegrown hemp. Take charge of your health by nurturing and supporting your endocannabinoid system the natural way.

27 Comments

  • Meldred Judith says:

    This is a good write up. This helps us learn more about human body and how it reacts to certain chemicals.

  • meyene says:

    Well- detailed post, the fact remains that everyone needs to take charge of their health by nurturing and supporting their endocannabinoid system the natural way.

  • Oyeyipo Oladele says:

    Why the ECS is the Best Kept Secret to Health should be known to everyone around the world. Thanks for this healthy post.

  • King says:

    I think people should watch out for their health since our ECS is unable to function the way it should and is affected by emotional stress, an unhealthy diet, chronic prescription use, and environmental damage

  • Vikram Parmar says:

    ECS is regulated by cannabinoids and compounds like CBD. It is impacted by the foods we have.

  • Wilson Jake says:

    Oh, because it was supported by the compounds CBD and THC found in the Marijuana plant it was kept of of our usage. We caused it because of abuse.

  • David Mureithi says:

    THere is a lot to ECS and CBD. Its good you have explained it in summary.

  • conrad says:

    Assume responsibility for your wellbeing by sustaining and supporting your endocannabinoid framework the common way.

  • Clarissa says:

    Thank you for this additional knowledge about Endocannabinoid System and its benefits to the body. Now I know that Endocannabinoid System is the best kept secret to health. Thanks for this wonderful details.

  • Janine Bocateja says:

    I hope this will be available for worldwide distribution. Our government and people should be open to this natural herbs that can cure a lot of sickness just like how they embrace high dosage of drugs as remedy and cure.

  • Prince says:

    The endocannabinoid system really looks helpful to the brain after careful study of this piece. Thanks for researching to make us better.

  • Terry says:

    I had no idea tht ECS had such role in the human body, I’ll have to be more carefull with the food I eat. It’s a shame that Marijuana for treatments can’t be patented it sounds very helpful.

  • David Tjoe says:

    I just found out about the endocannabinoid system (ECS), and it turned out to have a big role. Not surprisingly, CBD products can become prominent because they can maintain and restore the endocannabinoid system.

  • Maury Cheskes says:

    Amazing that not too long ago, CBD products were forbidden even with all their health advantages. I find the insight on the endocannabinoid system fascinating especially how it plays a role in your physical strength as well.

  • Mark Janeo says:

    This is my first time learning about ECS. I wish marijuana will be legalized here in the Philippines for medical use.

  • Roy says:

    It’s good that more people are becoming aware of the ECS and the important role it plays in our bodies. Thanks for this treasure trove of information.

  • Meg W says:

    I am surprised this was kept a secret for so long! Everyone needs to be informed of the ECS.

  • Patricia says:

    In my opinion, the ECS should be recognized and taught in school. People have been kept in the dark for far too long.

  • Oliver says:

    It is sad that the doctors who advocated for the ECS were silenced. Luckily people are becoming more open minded and accepting of the idea.

  • Daphne says:

    With more jurisdictions legalizing marijuana, the future looks great. Soon THC will be an accepted form of treatment the world over!

  • Teddy says:

    Indeed, the ECS is the best kept secret to good health. The cat is finally out of the bag!!

  • Louis says:

    I like how well researched this article is. There is so much to learn from this with regards to the ECS.

  • Shantel says:

    THC has been shown to be very good for the ECS system. The sooner the medical community accepts this fact the better it will be for everyone!

  • Anderson says:

    It is good news that there is actual Scientific evidence to support the importance of THC in our body. The truth cannot be hidden any longer.

  • Storm says:

    I am surprised to discover that the ECS modulates every single system in the body. This is some ground breaking news to me.

  • Sylvia says:

    Thank you for always educating the masses on how vital THC is to us. More and more people are getting their eyes opened with each passing day.

  • Alex says:

    This is definitely different from what I learned from school. Then again the world is full of mysteries and we have yet to solve all of them. Anyway good to know something new. We should discover things everyday. Life is a learning journey I suppose.

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