As medical science has learned more about the endocannabinoid system, discoveries show several conditions that appear to be related to dysregulation of the system, which is called clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD).
Each person may require a personalized dose. This dose is determined by a series of factors. Factors such as weigh, ailment, method of administration, etc.
Working together, the whole of the plant is greater than the sum of its parts.
Many properties in cannabis are synergistc. CBD and THC perform best for pain-relief and healing disease when they are used together. This is similar when you consider the terpenes and flavonoids, which are also part of the cannabis make-up. The entire plant is designed to work as a whole to produce the best effects.
Terpenes have a mood changing effect, and different stains of cannabis have different effects. Sativa tends to be awakening and helps one focus while indica tends to have a calming effect. Terpenes provide every strain of cannabis with its smell and taste component.
Phytocannabinoids are naturally occurring chemical substances that interact with receptors in the brain. They occur naturally in the cannabis plant. Classical cannabinoids are formed through decarboxylation of their respective 2-carboxylic acids, a process which is catalyzed by heat, light, or alkaline conditions.
CBD is a safe, non-addictive substance that is closely related to THC but is non-psychoactive and acts in different ways on different receptors in the brain and the body.