The endocannabinoid system is a neuromodulatory system which is known to regulate emotional, cognitive, neurovegetative and motivational processes. Substantial evidence has accumulated implicating a low level in your endocannabinoid system is directly linked to depression, stress and anxiety. 

The endocannabinoid system is a biological system which plays many important roles in the human body. It is also responsible for the physical and psychological effects of hemp.

Scientists first discovered the system while trying to understand the effects of hemp, and named it the endocannabinoid system for this reason.

Endo stands for endogenous, which means originating within the body. Cannabinoidrefers to the group of compounds that activate this system

The endocannabinoid system is involved with regulating many basic functions of the human body, including:

  • Appetite
  • Metabolism
  • Pain
  • Sleep
  • Mood
  • Movement
  • Temperature
  • Memory and learning
  • Immune function
  • Inflammation
  • Neural development
  • Neuroprotection
  • Cardiovascular function
  • Digestion
  • Reproduction

Besides maintaining basic functions, the endocannabinoid system also acts in response to immunity threat.