Cannabinoid Resources

WHAT IS THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM?

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Cannabinoid science is one of the youngest fields in biology. The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the early 1990s, and the subsequent realization that the ECS encompasses the largest regulatory system thus far discovered, is incredibly significant for future therapies. This system is responsible for, among other things, homeostasis in mammalian physiology; it pushes systems between red to green, if you will.

Even though ECS support through exogenous cannabinoid supplementation is typically recommended for more specific conditions, such as epilepsy, patients under observation often report additional benefits when taking cannabinoids. This can tend to give the cannabidiol molecule the illusion of a “magic bean” of sorts, seeking out what is off axis in the ECS. It’s not magic though, it’s just biology - the ECS helps to regulate homeostasis in the human body.

POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF CBD

Activates 5-HT1A Serotonin Receptor

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May help with anxiety, addiction, appetite, sleep, nausea, vomiting

Binds to TRPV1 Receptors

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May moderate pain, inflammation, body temperature

Blocks G Protein Receptor GPR55

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May decrease bone reabsorption and the spread of cancer cells

Activates Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptors (PPARs)

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Has been shown to produce anti-cancer effect and help with Alzheimer’s

WHAT IS CBD?

Cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, is one phytocannabinoid under investigation for its anxiolytic and anti-inflammatory effects, as well as its ability to reduce symptom severity with insomnia and chronic pain.

 

Lacking the widely known, and often controversial, psychoactive effects of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), research on cannabidiol has demonstrated symptom relief for a wide range of disorders.

 

This is due in no small part to its effects on activity in limbic and paralimbic areas of the brain and receptors throughout the body.

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Additional Industry Organizations

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CBD Education
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Legal Reform
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Veteran Access
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Research & Studies

We started Formula30A after we noticed that the general cannabinoid market was rampant with misinformation, doubt, and products containing significantly less CBD than advertised (in some cases, none at all). Our core belief is that education on the endocannabinoid system is vital to achieving beneficial health outcomes with the clinical application of cannabinoids. Check out our research and the studies we are conducting:

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F30A Community

Central to everything we do is our motivation to increase access to healthy outcomes for those that most in need. To support this goal, we established the F30A Community with the purpose of lifting up and supporting various organizations in our industry that advocate for those who can benefit most from the research and application of cannabinoid-based remedies.

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