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The Science of CBD

For those who want to get deeper into the scientific details of CBD and the endocannabinoid system, we hope that the pieces in this section satisfy your curiosity. We've linked to many studies and other resources throughout, too.

Simplified: What Is CBD, and How Does It Work?

Introduction Cannabis is the talk of the Internet these days as federal and state regulations change and it becomes more widely accepted and less of...

How CBD Works

(Editor’s note: This article is meant to be read in the context of the other pieces in our SCIENCE section. If you'd like a...

The Entourage Effect

In learning your way around the burgeoning CBD space, you hear a lot about “full-spectrum” or “whole-plant” preparations, and other compounds like terpenes, terpenoids,...


Hemp? Cannabis? CBD and THC? Let's Clarify CBD and THC are the two most prominent, most studied cannabinoids produced by the Cannabis Sativa L. plant,...

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency (CED)

Broadly speaking, we all tend to agree that eating well, staying hydrated, keeping physically and mentally active, and managing stress are solid building blocks...

Welcome to the Endocannabinoid System

There’s some debate about who truly discovered the first cannabinoid compound. An article in Cannabis Digest claims that experiments with THC were being done...

CBD/Drug Interactions

CBD is metabolized in the liver by a family of enzymes known as the cytochrome P-450 system (CYP450). This enzyme group is actually responsible...


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Anxiety and Stress

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