The Endocannabinoid System Explained by Dr Jake Felice
What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)? Medical Marijuana 411 talks to Dr Jake Felice about the largest receptor system in the human body, the Endocannabinoid System which was not even discovered until 1992.
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The ECS helps to control every physiological system in the human body. Despite the importance of the ECS, knowledge about this system continues to be quite limited among American physicians and the general public.
All mammals and other higher animals have natural chemicals in their bodies that resemble the activity of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a chemical created by the cannabis plant. Because of this, molecules from the cannabis plant can influence human physiology through the endocannabinoid system.