The Devine System
I often find myself struck with absolute amazement after reading a research study or article highlighting the miraculous medical advancements the cannabis plant is forging on a daily basis.
There seems to be a great deal of vague facts and truth in many cases when we consider one of modern sciences most recent proclamations, surrounding our endocannabinoid system.
We are designed to make full use of the miracle that is cannabis, and the insurmountable evidence presented by a number of professionals shakes the reasoning which resulted in the global restrictions on cannabis dating back to the 14th century, according to Islamic texts. Whereas we previously believed cannabis was a non-essential substance, we now know that our bodies are equipped with an entire system dedicated to cannabinoid absorptions. Debate as to whether we do in fact possess a physiological system designed to facilitate a reaction to cannabinoids has finally been resolved.
The simple answer is yes!
Significant research has given us unprecedented evidence that essentially proves that within our bodies lies a network of specific receptors, which allow our systems to benefit from the many healing attributes of cannabis, not to mention its phenomenal psychoactive properties and ability to increase dopamine levels subsequently stabilizing or elevating moods.
CB1 and CB2 receptors are the two main receptor sites where cannabinoids become available to the body’s various systems. Through a complex series of exact chemistry, our body essentially activates on a molecular level the powers of THC(Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD(Cannibinodiol).
The varied number of coincidences and well-designed probability scenarios simply do not explain the hundreds of independent studies and observations celebrating the effects of cannabis on the human body. These reactions can now more accurately be explained.
The brain, lungs and gastrointestinal system are just a few vital organs where CB1 receptors are located. Cannabis has long been revered for its powerful psychoactive properties, and the tendency of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) to bind with these CB1 receptors lends support to the “built-by-design” opinion.
CBD (Cannibinodiol), the non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis, reacts with the CB2 receptors located throughout the body. Some of the organs and systems receptive to CBD include the liver, bones and spleen. Binding to receptors within our immune system, CBD has dramatic effects on inflammatory illnesses, as well as acting as an effective mood stabilizer, helping to reduce the psychoactive effects of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). It has become a popular “go to” for those fighting anxiety and serious debilitating health issues.
The consensus that we have the ability and means to utilize cannabinoid compounds is a revelation in terms of the move towards global decriminalization of cannabis. Further research and studies will undoubtedly give us more information and a means to explore the endless possibilities that cannabis holds deep within her cells.
Exciting developments that provide a glimpse into the complex arrangements our bodies have to botanicals is currently at the forefront of human interest and it is set to revolutionize the methods traditionally used to both treat and diagnose patients.