THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM (ECS)

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) consists of cannabinoid receptors, endocannabinoid molecules and their metabolic enzymes. It is a recently discovered, yet crucial molecular system that the body uses to help maintain homeostasis. All mammals have an endocannabinoid system, including you and your pet! Our bodies naturally produce endocannabinoids, and phytocannabinoids are the equivalent cannabinoid molecules produced from the hemp plant.

CB1 receptors are primarily found in the brain and central nervous system, and CB2 receptors are mostly in the secondary organs, especially in cells associated with the immune system.