A Brief History of Cannabis

A Brief History of Cannabis

Did you know that humans have been using cannabis for thousands of years?   Cannabis History History has numerous examples of cannabis use going way back. In the 2nd century, the Chinese surgeon Hua Tuo is credited with being the first person to use cannabis as...
The Human Endocannabinoid System

The Human Endocannabinoid System

Did you know that even if you’ve never smoked or consumed cannabis in your life, your body is still filled with cannabinoids?   This is because of the Endocannabinoid System.   The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is the system that allows the cannabinoids...
What Are Cannabinoids?

What Are Cannabinoids?

Phytocannabinoids, or “cannabinoids,” are the natural chemical compounds produced by cannabis flowers that provide natural protection to the plant. There are over 100 cannabinoids unique to cannabis and they’re also found in everyday plants too! You may already be...
What is CBD?

What is CBD?

CBD is an active ingredient in cannabis and was one of the more prevailing compounds found in there.   The Benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD)  CBD is a cannabinoid that works with our ECS system and can be taken every single day. You can take CBD like a vitamin with...
What is THC?

What is THC?

THC is also an active ingredient in cannabis and is arguably the most famous cannabinoid associated with recreational use. However, here at Papa & Barkley, we focus on the wellness aspects of the plant and THC is an awesome acute pain manager. THC comes in a...