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Get Involved: CBD Clinical Trials

Posted by Corey Hartley on

Research into the effects of cannabinoids, including cannabidiol, continues to progress into exploring an astonishing variety of systems and disorders. Although government restrictions on cannabis research hindered advancement until very recently, currently research has been blooming. If you would like to take part in this research and further our understanding of the biological mechanisms underlying the relief provided by the endocannabinoid system - check out the current clinical trials involving CBD. Many are currently recruiting participants all across the country - you could get involved!

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7 Reasons to Try a CBD Topical

Posted by Melinda Bloch on

There are many methods for consuming CBD oil such as sublingual application, vaping or taking a capsule. Topical CBD comes in the form of lotions, salves, message oil and even lip balm. Topical CBD is applied directly to the skin. When CBD oil is applied to the skin, it does not enter the blood stream. Instead, it is absorbed by the CB2 receptors found in your skin and then activates the body's endocannabinoid system. We looked into the studies being done with CBD topicals as well as why many of our customers are choosing CBD topicals over other forms of CBD oil.

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Just what does marijuana do inside your body?

Posted by Nate Hemmert on

Raphael Mechoulam, the man who first synthesized THC, the main ingredient in marijuana, and is often referred to as the “father of marijuana research,” recently gave a brief history of marijuana and its receptors in the central nervous system during a plenary talk at the 2014 meeting of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology. In Syria, hundreds of years ago, the drug was named ganzigunnu, meaning “the drug that takes away the mind.” It has also been called azalla, meaning “hand of the ghost.” Among the 100 compounds in marijuana, the best-known ingredient is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9 THC), which produces most of...

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Could Cannabidiol Show Potential for Wound Healing?

Posted by Seth B on

Wounds are unpleasant, but we all have to deal with them at one time or another, whether it's an accidental cut in the kitchen, a scraped knee while playing basketball, or a bruise picked up from a clumsy moment at work or with friends. More severe wounds can create serious problems for us, by causing pain, making it difficult to move around, and even keeping us from accomplishing our daily responsibilities. However, what if there were a supplement we could take each day that would help us resist the minor aches and pains we sometimes get? What if that same...

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CBD may be helping hand for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted by Nate Hemmert on

In the United States, about one in ten people live with some form of arthritis – painfully damaging the joints of roughly 30 million sufferers each day – making it the leading cause of disability in the US. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and occurs when a person’s cartilage simply wears away. It can affect the knees, hips, lower back, hands, and neck. A more specific form, Rheumatoid Arthritis, is a chronic inflammatory disorder (and autoimmune disease) that can affect more than just your joints. Unlike the wear-and-tear damage of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects the lining of your joints, causing a painful...

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