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THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM

THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM

At Suu Kuu, we design plant-based blends to promote healing and overall wellness in the body. Some of our products contain pure cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabinoid with significant impact to the body’s endocannabinoid system, so we'd like to give a brief introduction to the ECS. The three basic elements of the endocannabinoid system are different lipids known as endocannabinoids, the enzymes that synthesize those lipids, and a network of neurological receptors that can modulate physiological systems in the body.  Among the processes that the ECS regulates are: mood, memory, appetite, fertility, stress response, immune function, sleep, fertility, and pain. Regulation, in...