Meet anandamide, the body’s bliss molecule that mimics THC
A primary reason cannabis works so well to regulate our interior systems is the fact that ‘phyto’ (or plant) cannabinoids have a structure that is similar and can mimic the consequences associated with ‘endo’ (or our internally produced) cannabinoids.
1. an obviously occurring acid that is arachidonic, contained in some meals plus in mammalian brains, where it acts as a messenger molecule and plays a task in pain, depression, appetite, memory, and fertility.
Fun reality: Ananda could be the Sanskrit word for ‘bliss.’
Anandamide binds to CB1 receptors found mainly into the mind and nervous system, also to CB2 receptors mainly found in resistant cells.