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What is the Endocannabinoid System?

Updated: Apr 13, 2020

The first thing to know is that all vertebrate species have ECS.

The ECS is a crucial molecular system used by the body to help maintain homeostasis in it. Homeostasis is a dynamic equilibrium, is the capability of keeping balance or stability within a cell or the body; the most common example of homeostasis is the regulation of body temperature.

The three critical components of the human endocannabinoid system are:

  • Cannabinoid receptors found on the surface of cells (eCBs)