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Basso Botanicals' Basics of Hemp

What are Phytocannabinoids?

  • Phytocannabinoids are more than a hundred chemical compounds that are found in the Cannabis Sativa genus of plants. Some of the most well know include CBD, CBG, CBN, to name a few
  • Phytocanabinoids—are  cannabis compounds that have significant medicinal benefits, but do not make people feel “stoned” and can actually counteract the psychoactivity of THC.
  • Scientific and clinical research—much of it sponsored by the US government—underscores Phytocannabinoids’s potential as a treatment for a wide range of conditions and benefits for a healthy lifestyle.

Where are Phytocannabinoids sourced?

  • Derived from any form of the Cannabis Sativa Plant, including both Hemp and Marijuana.
  • Extracted from the plant material and processed into either a powder or liquid form.
  • Our Phytocannabinoid rich Active Hemp Oil is sourced from Industrial Hemp, which has been grown for centuries for various products.
  • Medicines
  • Paper
  • Rope
  • Clothes

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

  • The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is an adaptive response system.
  • The ECS operates using naturally occurring cannabinoid receptors in the body.
  • The ECS was discovered in the 1990s and is continuing to be researched.
  • Endocannabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the body, including the brain, organs, connective tissues, glands, and immune cells.
  • The 2 main receptors are CB1 and CB2.  They are involved in regulating a broad range of biological functions such as:
    Memory, digestion, motor function, immune response, appetite, pain, blood pressure, bone growth, and protection of neural tissue