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Terpenes: 101

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What are terpenes? You may have heard of terpenes, the chemical that gives cannabis its different types of scents. Terpenes are found in the essential oils of plants and secreted in differing concentrations in different cannabis strains alongside cannabinoids like CBD and THC. Science shows us that terpenes contain compounds that can affect many systems in the body to boost immunity, relieve pain as well as produce a long list of other positive healthful effects Terpenes are the aromatic compounds in cannabis that give the plant[…]

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The Total CBD Glossary: Words You Need to Know

CBD is everywhere these days, but do you really know what all these words mean and what benefit it may have for you? That’s why we put together a Total CBD Glossary full of words you need to know, the “ABC’s of CBD”. That way next time you’re shopping, you’ll understand what you’re looking at and hopefully be able to make a better educated purchase! Alcohol Extraction: A commonly used method to extract cannabinoids from cannabis plants. In this process, cannabis is first soaked in an[…]

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CBD Cannabidiol – What we know and what we don’t!

Cannabidiol, CBD. What we know, what we don't.

What is CBD and why is it suddenly so popular?   CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is one of over 100 active compounds (cannabinoids) that naturally occur in the cannabis plant. CBD is mostly derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of[…]

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What are Cannabinoids?

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What are Cannabinoids? There are three types of cannabinoids: phytocannabinoids (found in plants) synthetic cannabinoids (produced in the lab) endocannabinoids (produced in the human body) Cannabinoids mirror the endocannabinoids that our bodies naturally produce illustrating our close relationship with the cannabis plant. The Cannabis plant contains over 100 types of cannabinoids. These are the chemical compounds created by the cannabis plant. They are used to treat a variety of conditions including pain, anxiety, inflammation, bone growth, even epilepsy and cancer. They modulate comunication between cells, and[…]

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History of Hemp to CBD

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History of Hemp to CBD Cannabis through the Ages: A Historical Basis of a Plant Hemp is among the oldest industries on the planet, going back more than 10,000 years to the beginnings of pottery. The Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC. Medicinal cannabis hemp have been an integral part of American history. Follow the evolution of cannabis hemp from our founding fathers to prohibition in the[…]