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Terpenes: The Other Powerful Compounds Found in Cannabis

THC and CBD are the most well-known of the chemical constituents found in cannabis, but these cannabinoids aren’t the only thing providing the source of the plant’s power. Terpenes are another grouping of beneficial natural compounds and provide much of the flavor and aroma associated with the cannabis plant and many other plants and food …

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A New Perspective on CBD in the Management of Arthritis

A new study published in Nature sought to explore the mechanism through which CBD can ameliorate symptoms of conditions that cause inflammation, namely arthritis.  The anti-inflammatory effects of CBD have previously been documented in the scientific literature. As a result, CBD has begun to be used in medical settings to manage symptoms caused by inflammation. However, …

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Cannabinoids: What Are They and How Do They Work?

If you like cannabis as much as we do, you’re probably a fan of cannabinoids. That’s because plant cannabinoids and other compounds like terpenes are what give cannabis users those amazing benefits and effects. In this post, we’ll cover what cannabinoids are, how the endocannabinoid system works, talk about whether the body needs cannabinoids,what cannabinoids …

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Indica vs Sativa: Understanding the Effects and Differences

In just about any dispensary, you’ll probably find the selections listed by type—say, flower, concentrates, edibles, topicals, and cartridges—and within each section by indica or sativa. But what does the indica vs. sativa distinction mean? The two basic varieties of cannabis plants are indica and sativa. Within those categories, each strain has a unique spectrum …

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How to Choose the Best CBD Edibles For You

CBD is making its way into households around the country, and it’s taking a lot of forms. While CBD oil is the cornerstone of the CBD market for its versatility, some people want a more easy-to-use, not to mention tastier option for consuming their CBD. Enter; CBD edibles. CBD edibles are becoming exceedingly popular among …

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What is CBD? A Comprehensive Guide to Cannabidiol

Cannabidiol, often referred to as “CBD,” is one of the cannabinoids found in the cannabis sativa plant. The cannabis plant can produce approximately 150 different cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are compounds that influence the endocannabinoid system in the body, affecting both psychological health parameters, such as sleep, pain, mood, and appetite. Two of the most researched cannabinoids …

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How to Grow Marijuana Indoors: A Beginner’s Guide

So, you’ve decided to embrace your green thumb and try your hand at growing marijuana indoors. Choosing to grow marijuana is not as easy as going to the store, picking up a seedling, and tending to it the way you would other plants. Growing cannabis is a nuanced art that requires patience and practice, can …

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CBD Isolate: How to Use It, and Where to Buy It [2020 Update]

CBD isolate is the result of extracting the hemp plant of the purest form of CBD that exists within the plant. Isolate, also known as CBD crystals, is known for its purity and is rising in popularity as a way to consume pure CBD. They are incredibly versatile and can be consumed in many different …

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