The therapeutic properties of CBN are achieved by its interaction with chemical receptors, including CB1 and CB2 receptors found in the brain and immune system. These receptors regulate various functions, such as appetite, pain, hormones, and inflammation. CBN can be used for various purposes, including pain relief, immune system support, and neuroprotection.
Endocannabinoids are lipid messengers that act on nearby cells to activate cannabinoid receptors. They are similar to monoamine neurotransmitters but have specific functions. They are involved in retrograde signaling between neurons. They are lipophilic molecules that are insoluble in water and integral to the membrane bilayers. Some studies indicate that they are synthesized ‘on demand’ by the body.
Cannabinoids are naturally occurring plant compounds. They are made up of a variety of terpenes with distinct structures. The majority of cannabinoids are 21-carbon molecules with slightly different side chains. For example, THC contains five carbons, whereas CBD includes … Read the restRead more