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CBD for Insomnia and Poor Sleep
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CBD for Insomnia and Poor Sleep

According to the CDC, adults need seven or more hours of sleep a night for optimal health and well-being. If you scoffed at that with a resounding “Pshaw!”, you’re likely one of 50-70 million adults that has some kind of sleep disorder. What Is Insomnia? Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when...

What CBD Should You Take for Your Pain?
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What CBD Should You Take for Your Pain?

If you feel some form of pain on a regular basis you’re not alone. According to a 2018 report from the CDC, 50 million U.S. adults in 2016 suffered from chronic pain. It is at the top of the list of reasons why most adults go to the doctor. Furthermore, chronic pain affects people 65...

How to Dose CBD with Confidence
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How to Dose CBD with Confidence

Finding Your CBD Form and Amount The beauty of cannabidiol (CBD) is that it’s completely customizable. Which is refreshing since we’re not all exactly alike. And neither are our health needs. Currently, there is no recommended daily allowance (RDA) for CBD. But even if there were, the fact would remain that there’s no blanket dose...

Terpenes and Their Effects
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Terpenes and Their Effects

Where Do Terpenes Come from? Terpenes are a complex and diverse group of compounds found throughout nature: in plants, flowers, fruits, and even in insects. They’re responsible for the distinctive smells and tastes in many of the things we consume. That characteristic zing of lemon, the calming scent of lavender, the bitter taste of hops...

The Fabulous Health Benefits of Flavonoids   
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The Fabulous Health Benefits of Flavonoids  

 As it turns out, a plant nutrient used by nature to attract pollinating birds and bees, is also attracting the attention of scientists and people interested in preventative health. Studies over the last decade continue to show that flavonoids, which are found in most plants, have a part to play in reducing many health risks,...

Meet the Cannabinoid All-Stars
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Meet the Cannabinoid All-Stars

As you may already know, we all have an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that interacts with endocannabinoids (cannabinoids that are made in the body). The ECS is an extensive regulatory system that maintains our overall well-being (homeostasis) and connects our various organs and systems. Many plant cannabinoids can act on the ECS too. The most famous...

Is THCV An All-Natural Alternative to Metformin?
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Is THCV An All-Natural Alternative to Metformin?

There’s been a lot of talk about Metformin lately. Not only does it help manage type 2 diabetes, it has anti-aging benefits and is believed to prevent cancer and heart disease. But is there an even better alternative to metformin? One you won’t have to convince your doctor to prescribe for you and that can...

Effects of the Cannabinoid THCV on Diabetes
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Effects of the Cannabinoid THCV on Diabetes

Can THCV Manage, Possibly Prevent, Diabetes? We already know that type 2 diabetes is a manageable, even preventable, disease. However, these are no easy feats considering the host of lifestyle dynamics and medical conditions that can contribute to the development of diabetes. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays a huge part as contributor or inhibitor. It...

How Do You Take CBD?
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How Do You Take CBD?

Because with CBD, It Really Is About You   Three Main Methods of CBD Consumption There are so many ways to take cannabidiol (CBD). You literally get to choose how you want to get CBD and the myriad other hemp actives and their benefits into you. We call these “delivery formats” or “forms”. Having a...

A Lot of Hubbub for CBG Hemp Flower
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A Lot of Hubbub for CBG Hemp Flower

Why Everybody Wants a Piece of the CBG Hemp Flower Pie   If 2018 was the year of CBD, 2020 is gearing up to be the year of cannabigerol (CBG)—more specifically CBG hemp flower. Ever since 2009, when a few cannabis industry experts got together and decided to introduce cannabidiol (CBD) to the world, we’ve...