February 26th, 2016
The human body is an extremely complex machine; we still have not figured it out completely. One system within ourselves that has been getting a lot of attention recently is the endocannabinoid system, and how CBD interacts with it. When it comes to things like stress, anxiety, pain and inflammation, people generally think that neurotransmitters within the brain, and the central nervous system, hold a monopoly over them. However research have begun to uncover an additional system that plays a major role regulating these emotional and physiological states. This system is the...
December 14th, 2015
CBD oil is a well-known, in-demand cannabis concentrate. As one of dozens of cannabinoids found within hemp and cannabis plants, CBD is organic, but insoluble in water and at room temperature. CBD that is harnessed in an oil carrier can be delivered in many forms including liquids, topical creams, and even food products.
June 26th, 2015
CBD and CBDA are both cannabinoids, unique compounds formed within hemp and cannabis plants. CBD has largely been viewed as the most promising of the cannabinoids for medical purposes, and as such, CBDA has fallen to the wayside. However, a trend of raw juicing cannabis leaves has brought CBDA firmly back into the spotlight, leaving many people to wonder what the difference is between the two.
December 23rd, 2014
With the huge amount of publicity that marijuana has recently received, you would think that people would be experts on the subject. However, there are very few individuals that completely understand the unique nature of this plant. Cannabis is a very complex herb that is made up of over 480 active compounds. Of this large number, 80 are specific to only marijuana. Because of the various compounds and the way that they affect human receptors, seldom are you comparing apples to apples when looking at different manufactured choices of Cannabis. Here is one example of how different...
December 18th, 2014
Over the past decades, we have seen the attitudes towards marijuana change from a prohibition mindset to a more lax, and decriminalised mindset. While it is still illegal in Europa for consumption, the law is becoming more lax and often times only results in a fine. Across the pond in the United States, many states have legalised the medicinal use and some have even legalised recreational use.
December 10th, 2014
CBD stands for Cannabidiol and THC stands for tetrahydrocannabidiol. They are both key ingredients in marijuana plants. Cannabinoids are a unique class of compounds and both CBD and THC belong to this class. High THC strains are common when it comes to marijuana but strains with high CBD are rare. The following are a few key differences found between CBD and THC.
December 4th, 2014
Cannabidiol is a curious compound. Despite playing second fiddle to its psychotropic cannabinoid cousin THC for decades, today, all the headlines are on CBD. What is responsible for this uptrend in popularity? And how can CBD benefit those looking to harness the compound for personal use?
December 2nd, 2014
CBD Oil is a well-known natural occurring cannabis cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are soluble in organic solvents but insoluble in water; under room temperatures, the colorless compound takes the shape of a crystalline solid. According to research, CBD is one of the more than 60 cannabinoids that are extracted from cannabis. Processed CBD Oil is available in many forms, including liquid, cream and chewable forms. Cannabinoid compounds are classified according to the degree of psychoactivity.