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Sleep and the Endocannabinoid System

I recently got asked a question about sleep and sleep regulation. How this works under the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a great example of how your body regulates a major function we all experience and it also presents an opportunity to discuss how medicine and conditions like sleep depravation might be viewed with new eyes. […]

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3 Points On The Endocannabinoid System

How is it that we have a system in our body, that, arguably, is our MOST IMPORTANT SYSTEM, and we know nothing, absolutely nothing about it? In modern times how could this be the case?  “Cannabis” was discovered and mapped out in the 1940’s by a gent named Roger Adams. Adams had identified THC and CBD […]

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CBD Nuances

What is it with all the CBD terms? Broad Spectrum vs Full Spectrum? Isolate vs Distillate? Anyone else confused? What does it all mean? Let’s see if we can provide some explanations that might be useful. Take the easy terms first – “broad” vs “full” spectrum. While some CBD companies may form their own terminology […]

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Cannabis and Solubility..Oil vs Water

At GnuPharma we study plants and how they modulate the endocannabinoid system (ECS). In fact, we have patents (pending) around our abilities to predictably modulate the ECS with non-cannabis plants.  Non-cannabis plants store their “goodies=medicinal things” as flavonoids, alkaloids, turpenes, and other small plant molecules. For the most part these medicinal components are stored in […]

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Can animals get the same benefits from natural products?

Yes! Just like in humans, current research is heavily indicating that the ECS is the master regulatory system in almost all animals. And, just like in humans this is a resources driven system. Resources must be presented to the ECS or the ECS will causes things to break. In particular the immune response (inflammation and […]

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Health Wellness Blog Obesity

Health and Wellness Blog Obesity, Opioid Crisis, and Depression Health Wellness Blog Series Part 1 Obesity Living in the USA we expect our lives to be better than the rest of the world.  Sadly, that is not always the case. A recent report focusing on the three leading emerging health problems that threaten individual happiness […]

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The Endocannabinoid System | Part One: Your CB2 Neuroreceptor

We are beginning our series on the endocannabinoid system with the CB2 neuroreceptor.  The CB2 neuro is rapidly becoming the most well known of the endocannabinoid “sites” due to the prevelance of CBD oils and tinctures.  We will get to those in a sec, but lets look at the what and where’s of CB2’s! CB2’s […]

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Maintaining Healthy Weight Plus Energy

Why do we eat? We eat to provide our bodies with energy.  We know some things that we eat might be “unhealthy” and some things more healthy.  We have a rough understanding of what our bodies need to function…BUT..do we really? What do our bodies need? Believe it or not this can be explained pretty […]

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