Now Available: CBD Products you can trust 

from Ananda Professional

Pharmaceutical Grade CBD and Full Spectrum Hemp Products.

 Our patients can now shop and order from

Ananda Professional’s full catalog online at


using referral code LandL1

Live and Learn Compounding Pharmacy is a Mitchell Custom Care Company

With over 3,500 CBD brands on the market,  how are you supposed to know which one you can count on?

Easy. We recommend Ananda Professional.


We carry a few select products  in store or you can order from

Ananda Professional’s full catalog online at


using referral code LandL1

Live and Learn Compounding Pharmacy is a Mitchell Custom Care Company

Ananda Professional set the standard for seed-to-shelf vertical integration, maintaining total oversight from farm to pharmacy. From the time they plant their seeds until the product arrives to you, they are intimately involved. This unrelenting commitment to their craft is more than a labor of love. It’s how they guarantee zero untested ingredients in their  products and make every bottle precisely as potent as the last.

To check for contaminants like heavy metals, pesticides, or microbials, scan the QR code located on the back of every Ananda Professional package. Instantly see independent lab testing results for the item in your hands.

 How CBD Works

While CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system indirectly, there are numerous other pathways through which CBD exerts its therapeutic effects. For starters, here are some basic facts about the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids, and their receptors.

Endocannabinoid System

From sea urchins to nematodes and leopards to lizards, nearly all living creatures have an endocannabinoid system (ECS). First discovered in humans in 1992 by Ralph Mechoulam, the ECS is an omnipresent master regulatory network that permeates both brain and body, and consists of three main components.

  1. Cannabinoid Receptors (CB1 and CB2)
  2. Endogenous cannabinoids ('endocannabinoids') such as anandamide and 2-AG
  3. Enzymes that metabolize endocannabinoids (FAAH and MAGL)

Cannabinoid Receptors

CB1 and CB2 receptors are the primary receptors of the ECS.

 CB1-CB1 receptors are abundant in the brain and central nervous system.

 CB2-CB2 receptors are sparse in the CNS but common throughout the periphery (such as on immune cells)

These receptors are present in almost every organ and organ system throughout the body. They influence activities in the heart, brain, GI tract, stomach, liver, lungs, stomach, and cardiovascular system.

CBD does not directly bind with CB1/CB2 receptors (like endocannabinoids or THC) but instead affects them indirectly.

Cannabinoids (such as CBD) influence a wide array of bodily functions. Endocannabinoids ('endo' meaning 'inside') are cannabinoids made naturally inside your body. These closely resemble the cannabinoids that occur in hemp (also known as phytocannabinoids).

Endocannabinoids are created locally and on-demand to target acute cellular issues :    

  • Pleasure and Pain
  • Wakefulness
  • Reward pathways
  • Reproduction
  • Cognition
  • Motor functions
  • Appetite
  • Mood
  • Fear
  • Attention
  • Immune function

CBD interacts with cannabinoid receptors and enhances their activity - while at the same time boosting endocannabinoid levels.

CBD (and other cannabinoids) aren't the exclusive ways to nourish the ECS, however. Essential fatty acids, cacao, herbs, spices, and teas either have building blocks of endocannabinoids or compounds that bind to our cannabinoid receptors and offer beneficial effects.

CBD inhibits a group of essential liver enzymes known as CYP450 (similar to grapefruit juice). Some prescription drugs utilize the CYP450 pathway and could potentially be affected by CBD usage. Before you start taking CBD oil, discuss it with your pharmacist to avoid potentially harmful interactions.