A Pair of CBD Pet Benefits

Perhaps you’ve been entertaining thoughts of giving your dog some CBD to help with things like anxiety. While formal studies have yet to be done on the effects, pet-friendly CBD products are being sold and a Google search will reveal plenty of pet owners touting the benefits. Provided you’ve consulted with your veterinarian first, here are a few reasons why you may wish to give your four-legged member of the family some CBD. CBD helps with pain and inflammation. Already known for its painkiller qualities in humans, CBD may be especially beneficial for older pets, particularly those that experience joint… Read More

CBD and the Immune System

The immune system is the intricate network of cells, organs, and tissues that work together to prevent or fight off foreign invaders like pathogens that may cause diseases or antigens. Without the immune system, these pathogens and antigens could easily prove deadly. As research continues into how it may affect and positively influence the immune system, CBD is rapidly developing attention. But before that, a snapshot of what CBD is all about is worth knowing. Cannabidiol (CBD) is an activated cannabinoid present in several industrial hemp plants and many hemp plant varieties. Lacking the psychoactive effects of THC, safe, and… Read More

CBD Drinks May Be the Next Frontier

As CBD gains more and more mainstream acceptance and the stigmas around it are dispelled, it is now being used in creams, candy, and more. Is the drinks market the next frontier? According to a Benzinga article, certain segments of the beverage industry such as beer have been seeing a decline. Conversely, drinks infused with cannabis are projected to see growth as demand increases. A joint study by several educational institutions also found that cannabis and alcohol are potent substitutes for one another. A willingness to use cannabis-based beverages as a substitute to other intoxicating agents — such as alcohol… Read More

U.S. Navy Extends Its CBD Ban

Just a couple of months ago, the United States Navy made it clear that it did not want its sailors and Marines to use products with hemp or cannabidiol (CBD). The naval warfare service is now elaborating on this by extending the ban to products like CBD-based shampoos and lotions. As for the justification for the ban, the Navy states that it wishes to protect members from the possibility of being exposed to tetrahydrocannabinol, better known by its THC acronym. THC may negatively affect a sailor from being ready for a mission and it may even lead to disqualification from… Read More

How Should You Consume CBD?

A perk of consuming CBD beyond its much-discussed benefits is the varied options available when it comes to how to consume it. Tinctures, gummies, these are two of several different ways CBD can be taken. Let’s briefly explore the pros and cons of each. Capsules provide a good way of knowing just how much of a CBD dosage you’ll be taking, unlike oils or vaping CBD, for example. However, because it is a capsule, it will have to make its way through the body’s digestive system before it will be absorbed into the bloodstream. This means it could also lose… Read More

Diving into CBD Tinctures

One of the best ways to take cannabidiol can be through the use of a CBD tincture, especially for those that are just beginning their journey into the world of CBD. Let’s delve a little more into what tinctures are all about. You may indeed find they do indeed make for a great introduction to CBD. There are several different, wildly varied potencies of CBD tinctures capable of producing many distinct effects. A small amount during a meal may provide immediate relief with meals or snacks or you may opt for a larger dose so that the body begins to… Read More

CBD Benefits for Seniors

CBD continues to prove itself useful for people of virtually any age, but seniors are particularly adept at potentially benefiting from using it every day. Besides anxiety and pain relief, CBD may also help with other things when it comes to seniors. We’ll dive into two of these benefits a little deeper today. As a result of factors like aging and changes in hormones, seniors may find themselves struggling to sleep or may even be dealing with issues like insomnia. Because they don’t get as much sleep as someone of younger age, the poor sleep could lead to negative health… Read More

Storing CBD

Due to the many benefits CBD may offer, it has become immensely popular. Studies have shown that cannabidiol may aid some medical conditions, both physical and mental. How you store your CBD plays a role in how well its benefits can be enjoyed. Storing the oil properly prevents its compounds from degrading. Most labels on CBD products, especially oils, state “keep in a cool and dark place”, but this does not necessarily mean you need to keep it refrigerated. Keeping your cannabidoil stored in a pantry or cupboard that remains cool, yet not cold is the best place to store… Read More

Aromatherapy With CBD Oil

Aromatherapy is the use of natural plant extracts to promote health and overall well being. The treatment is accomplished by using aromatic essential oils, therefore it is often referred to as essential oil therapy. Over the years these essential oils have been used to improve the state of the mind and body and are used in some spiritual practices and in spa facilities. The use of essential oils at home has become widely popular, and it's fairly inexpensive. Cannabidiol or CBD, has rapidly become a popular essential oil in the market. The plant extract has many claimed healing properties and… Read More

Is It Safe to Take CBD with Prescribed Medication?

Is It Safe to Take CBD with Prescribed Medication? Throughout this blog, we have discussed the various ways that organic CBD can help keep us healthy. Everyone is different and has different medical conditions. To treat these conditions, people have medication prescribed to them. In this post, we will be taking a look at whether it is safe to take CBD with prescribed medications.  What Does The Science Say?  Before we propped up the question for this blog, the researchers at Penn State College of Medicine at Hershey beat us to the punch.  With cannabis legalization debate sweeping the country,… Read More