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CB2 receptors are found predominantly throughout the body and help the endocannabinoid system prepare an immune response, especially near wounds.
CB1 Receptors, short for Cannabinoid Receptor 1, is the name of a molecule-sized docking station found on nerve cells throughout the endocannabinoid system.
While traditionally seen as innocuous, unregulated cannabis use can begin to interfere with one’s livelihood in a condition known as cannabis dependence.
Anandamide, one of two endocannabinoids making up the endocannabinoid system, is a neurotransmitter that is mimicked by THC and responsible for homeostasis.
The limonene terpene found in high limonene strains of cannabis has been shown to have anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-fingula properties.
Genetics plays an important role in both epilepsy and cannabis. A genetic blockade of cannabinoid receptors (CB1) leads to epileptic neural oscillations.