This is Part VI in my series on the nationally acclaimed “magical medical elixir,” CBD oil. For a quick recap of the topics already covered, and access to the original articles, click this link.  You can also get the summaries of each one in the accompanying videos below:

Video 1: Introduces CBD oil and some precautions to consider before using it.

Video 2: Explores the history of the regulation and legal status of marijuana and other cannabis species.

Video 3: Clarifies the properties of hemp, CBD oil, and the cannabis plant. It also covers the current CBD oil medical indications.

Video 4: Reviews the legal regulations of CBD oil after the passage of the Farm Bill.

Video 5: An overview of the Endocannabinoid System and actions of various cannabis cannabinoids.


In this six-minute video, I review the benefits of all the cannabinoids and terpenes combined over one isolated compound from cannabis alone. This concept is known as the “entourage effect” and was the subject of this week’s article.

Watch this video to learn:

  • Why understanding CBD oil’s precautions, legal restrictions, indications, and actions of the different compounds in cannabis, including the essential oil, will help in comprehending the importance of the “entourage effect.”
  • How the symphony of all the phytocannabbinoids create a balanced effect for a harmonious response in the body.
  • The most cited reference that provides two informative tables on the actions and the additive benefits of the various cannabinoids and terpenes in cannabis.


Find additional information and all the references discussed in this video in the accompanying article here.


Please note, this website is not endorsing any CBD or associated products.

This material is for information purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prescribe for any illness. You should check with your doctor regarding implementing any new strategies into your wellness regime. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. (Affiliation link.)

Disclaimer: This information is applicable ONLY for therapeutic quality essential oils. This information DOES NOT apply to essential oils that have not been tested for purity and standardized constituents. There is no quality control in the United States, and oils labeled as “100% pure” need only to contain 5% of the actual oil. The rest of the bottle can be filled with fillers and sometimes toxic ingredients that can irritate the skin. The studies are not based solely on a specific brand of an essential oil, unless stated. Please read the full study for more information.