What is CBD?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a medicinal compound found in hemp plants. Known for its mildly sedative, calming, and pain-relieving effects, CBD has lots of potential medicinal benefits and many uses. It is non-psychoactive and does not get users high. CBD belongs to a...

CBD vs. CBD-A & What is decarboxylation?

All cannabinoids are produced as their acid variants (CBD-A) inside the plant. I.E. the plant has CBD-A in it when it is growing and harvested, not CBD. CBD-A is converted to CBD when heat, light, or oxygen exposure occurs; heat being the fastest way to get this...

How is CBD created in the plant?

All cannabis plants, whether hemp or marijuana have a similar chemical pathway to produce cannabinoids. Before CBD can be produced, the plant makes CBG-A, which is synthesized in the trichomes. That’s why you may hear people talk about CBG being the “stem cell...

Are hemp and marijuana the same plant?

Simple answer:  No. Hemp and marijuana are very similar but differ in a significant way. Hemp plants are very low in THC and can have no more than 0.3% THC as defined by law. Marijuana plants have higher levels of THC, anywhere from 5-30%. Even if a hemp plant...

Why Use CBD/Hemp?

CBD has many purported health benefits from treating epilepsy, to decreasing inflammation, helping with sleep, chronic pain, nausea, anxiety, etc. There is a growing body of evidence that suggests CBD does help with some of these conditions. If you’re considering...

What to Expect When Using CBD

What to Expect When Using CBD If you have never tried CBD before, there is a good chance you will have a lot of questions regarding what kind of CBD products to buy, how much CBD you should be using, and how it can affect you as a first time user. We are going to...
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