Organic CBD

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

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

Can CBD Assist the Fight Against Psoriasis?

Following closely on the heels of the recent research regarding CBD’s role in the brain, a separate study involving psoriasis and CBD also brings potentially positive findings. Psoriasis is a disease where the skin develops red or purple spots. These spots are often accompanied by dryness and itchiness. Considering August is also Psoriasis Awareness Month, the developments regarding the disease and CBD are timely. A study conducted in 2019 and published in the Clinical Therapeutics journal involved twenty patients. These patients were given an ointment enriched with CBD and the results showed that the ointment was successful in improving skin “parameters”. Furthermore,… Read More

CBD Prices are Headed Down

CBD Prices are Headed Down Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the world is constantly changing. With global pandemics come some economic uncertainty. Like most industries, the CBD industry is feeling the economic impact of COVID-19. The industry has begun to pivot their products to those who are struggling economically.  CBD at a Better Price  How drastic are the CBD prices falling? It is a near free-fall. The average price of CBD has dropped by nearly 80 percent from April of last year to April of 2020. CBD prices have decreased from $38 a pound to $8.10 per pound according to a… Read More

CBD And The Benefits It Has For Your Hair

CBD has become very popular in recent months. It's used for a variety of reasons and treatments from skincare to relieving stress and more. Haircare is no exception from the benefits of CBD. CBD or cannabidiol contains nutrients that promote hair growth. The scalp absorbs nutrients such as omega-3, Gamma linoleic acids, fatty acids and others to boost natural hair growth. Along with being able to achieve long locks, CBD helps protect and strengthen your hair. Since hair strands are made out of protein most salons will always recommend a protein based treatment to strengthen the weak or broken strands.… Read More

CBD Can Help You Stop Smoking Weed

Reading that headline might be confusing, that’s understandable. Reading it produces a few questions. Let’s dive into it.  Lay Off The Weed  It is often said that marijuana is not an addictive drug. However, 22 million people worldwide are so dependent on it that it influences their everyday life. More specifically, 6 million people in the United States suffer from marijuana use disorder.  Instead of Smoking Choose CBD  One question remains, how does using CBD make things any different. To begin explaining this, we’ll use an ice cream analogy.  Say you want to eat ice cream but you’re afraid of… Read More

Service Members May Use CBD

Some major news has emerged for those in the military that wish to explore the possibilities of CBD or may already be doing so. The House of Representatives recently gave the thumbs up to an amendment allowing service members to utilize products that may contain hemp or CBD. The measure does however state that the crop must meet federal definitions of hemp. Along with allowing service members to use CBD products, individuals that may have previously admitted to marijuana use or may have received a misdemeanor marijuana offense conviction will be permitted to reenlist. Separately, a bill dubbed the “Hemp… Read More

Congress Votes to Allow Service Members to Use CBD

Congress Votes to Allow Military Service Members to Use CBD  In what is big news for those serving both domestic and abroad, the House of Representatives approved an amendment this week that permits the use of CBD products by military service members.  The bill was spearheaded by former presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). The bill states that the Secretary of defense cannot prohibit the use of products containing hemp or any product that is derived from hemp. It is fair game as long as the product meets the federal standards of hemp. The bill passed in the House by… Read More

Can CBD Help Battle Cocaine Addiction 

Can CBD Help Battle Cocaine Addiction  What if one of the best ways to attack cocaine addiction was by using marijuana? Well, not exactly. Recently, scientists have been studying 14 investigations from the last 5 years in which animals that consumed cocaine were administered CBD.  Choosing CBD Over Cocaine   According to the studies, CBD diminishes the likelihood that a person will choose to use cocaine. This is beyond preference, the science actually backs it up. CBD interferes with the dopamine that the brain releases. It also reduces the amount of reward stimulation that the brain releases.  To put it in… Read More

Scientist Call for More Studies Regarding CBD & COVID-19

Scientist Call for More Studies Regarding CBD & COVID-19 Some big news regarding the coronavirus pandemic and the CBD industry has recently surfaced. According to the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, researchers now believe CBD could diminish lethal lung inflammation.  In the most severe cases of those suffering from the coronavirus, lung inflammation leads to pneumonia. Pneumonia is very troublesome, to say the least, for those who suffer from weakened immune systems. One of the main reasons researchers have advised to explore CBD treatments to a further extent is the lack of side effects.  CBD as… Read More