Your Endocannabinoid System (ECS) was only recently discovered in 1992 and was named after the plant that led to its discovery— cannabis. The ECS is your body’s most important balancing system.
The amazing healing stories you’ve heard about CBD happen because of what CBD does for your ECS. Your ECS is the real power behind CBD.
Here’s How Your Endocannabinoid System (ECS) Works
YOUR ECS CONSISTS OF:
Endocannabinoids which are made by your body from fatty acids and function as neurotransmitters that direct your ECS to perform specific regulating tasks.
Enzymes that breakdown endocannabinoids.
Endocannabinoids and their receptors are found throughout your body: in your brain, organs, connective tissues, glands, and immune cells. Your ECS performs many different tasks all in an effort to restore and maintain homeostasis (a state of balance).