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What is the Endocannabinoid System? While most people consume cannabis because of its psychoactive effects, others look for symptomatic relief. Neither of those things would be possible if our bodies naturally did not contain a system that is capable of reacting to certain cannabinoids, like CBD and THC. This system is called the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), and it’s located within every mammal on earth’s central nervous system. What the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) consists of, and why it’s important. The ECS is made up of enzymes (proteins), endocannabinoids, and cannabinoid receptors named CB1/CB2. The cannabinoid receptors,CB1 and CB2, are what makes...

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