Homeostasis. What is it and why is it important?

Woman doing yoga in a peaceful setting. Achieving homeostasis

Homeostasis has become a “buzzword” within the cannabis community these days. It seems everyone is throwing the term around  and “touting” how cannabis products, particularly those featuring Cannabidiol (CBD), promote or enhance homeostasis. But what does that mean? And how does it work?  Homeostasis: The Definition In biology, Homeostasis can be defined as the steady, […]

Six reasons to consider using CBD for your dog

Dog looking out window

Cannabidiol (CBD) seems to be all the rage these days. But should you consider adding it to your dog’s holistic wellness program?  All mammals, including dogs and humans, are blessed with a sophisticated internal cell signaling system known as the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). The ECS is a modulating system designed to restore and maintain balance […]

Cannabis, the ECS, and anandamide (the “Bliss” molecule)

nerve cells

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a relatively newly discovered (1988) biological system that is found in all mammalian species, including humans. Primarily it acts as a central nervous system (CNS) neuro-signaling system.   It was initially discovered by scientists conducting research into how cannabis, and THC in particular, interacted within the human brain to produce […]