Anandamide is an endocannabinoid belonging to the class of fatty acid amides . The word “ananda” comes from the Sanskrit that means beatitude, since it produces happiness. Anandamide interacts with CB1 receptors in the nervous system and CB2 receptors in the peripheral nervous system. Also known as “the molecule of wonder”, it is a substance […]
What are Cannabinoids?
Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that are processed in the cannabinoid receptors. There are several types of cannabinoids; including, phytocannabinoids (found in the plant Cannabis sativa L.), endogenous or endocannabinoids (produced in animals and in the human body) and finally, synthetic cannabinoids, (which do not occur naturally, but rather are designed in laboratories). TYPES OF CANNABINOIDS […]