Although medical marijuana continues to gain acceptance, most people are not familiar with the terminology. They are confused by references to cannabinoids, CBD and THC, and aren’t aware of the various options for consumption. A lot of people don’t realize that it isn’t necessary to experience a high. Cannabis flowers naturally secretes cannabinoids, which are a chemical compound. The cannabinoids replicate compounds that the body naturally produces. They bind to specific endocannabinoid receptor sites located throughout the brain and body. The receptor sites in the brain are known as CB1, while those in the body are referred to as CB2. These multiple endocannabinoid receptors manage a broad range of vital biological functions. Because the CB1 and CB2 receptors are found throughout the brain and body, the benefits of the different types of cannabinoids is nearly limitless. There are over 100 cannabinoids provided by the stalks, seeds and flowers of cannabis plants. Just recently the synergistic effect of employing multiple cannabinoids in combination has begun to be studied. We are starting to realize that the interaction of different types of cannabinoids offers greater effectiveness with fewer side effects. CBD or Cannabidiol is probably the most abundant of all cannabinoids. It’s potential in treating neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis is nothing short of amazing. CBD is also being used to reduce and even eliminate seizure activity in people who suffer from refractory epilepsy disorders. Because CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid, people don’t get high from it. It’s an ideal option for children, and is now being studied in conjunction with THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) to counteract the side effects.