Hemp based CBD oil (cannabidiol) is all the rage these days and is now legal in 47 states in the US. Thousands of people are starting to realize just how potent and versatile this remedy is. The amazing thing about hemp CBD oil is that it’s great for dogs too. There are several health benefits […]
CBD oil works with your body in a variety of ways. One of the biggest ways that CBD oil is working with your body is by providing balance to the Endocannabinoid system. This system affects your body in a variety of ways. Including sleep, gut health, your hormones, and even inflammation.
Along with scientific studies, there are multiple reports of people benefitting from CBD use for anxiety. Since becoming legal, hemp CBD is widely available in the United States. According to the New York Times, 60% of people surveyed use CBD to help with their anxiety.
As the coronavirus moves across the globe and more people become infected, researchers are looking for ways to fight the disease the coronavirus causes, COVID-19. As of this writing, there is no cure for COVID-19. While some people do recover, even after being placed on a ventilator, doctors don’t have a specific medication or treatment […]
In 2018, the United States passed a farm bill that makes it legal to grow and produce hemp and hemp products. Because of the close association between hemp, marijuana, and CBD, there is often confusion about the differences between these products. CBD is an extract from either a hemp plant or from a marijuana plant. […]
(ECS) Discovery The ECS is a biological system composed of endocannabinoids. In 1992 Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, a professor of medical chemistry and natural products was working in the lab at Hebrew University when he stumbled on a startling revelation. Together with his team, they uncovered a naturally occurring neurotransmitter called anandamide. They kept digging and […]
It can be confusing talking about this exciting revitalization of marijuana and hemp in discussions of medicine, products, legality, distribution, and education. Here’s a simple way to view it–IT’S ALL CANNABIS! Hemp has been grown globally for uses like clothing, building materials, and the plant’s extract value for organic healing. Marijuana plants go back thousands […]
CBD Oil is Cannabidiol. It is one of the natural chemical compounds, collectively known as phytocannabinoids, that are specific to cannabis plants, either marijuana or hemp. A cannabis plant has more than 80 phytocannabinoids, accounting for 40% of the plant extract. CBD is most abundant in the flower resin glands of the plant. Another major […]
George Washington pushed for the growth of hemp as it was a cash crop commonly used to make rope and fabric. In May 1765 he noted in his diary about the sowing of seeds each day until mid-April. Then he recounts the harvest in October which he grew 27 bushels that year. It is sometimes […]
Hemp/industrial hemp and marijuana are two distinct varieties of the same plant species. Hemp is a fiber crop. Marijuana is a drug crop. However, these definitions have become confused in the last 60 years. Recently, a movement has begun to distinguish the terms again. It is important to understand the history of usage of these […]