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Cannabidiol (or CBD) & OC-Spectrum Disorders

Cannabidiol (or CBD) & OC-Spectrum Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (or OCD) is a long-lasting, often permanent, chronic condition that is characterized by repetitive, unwanted behaviors that can debilitate the normal life of a person. OCD sufferers often have uncontrollable, recurring thoughts known as obsessions, that usually transfer into behaviors, or compulsions, that they feel until it reaches a point where it interferes…

CBD For Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (or TBI) is just what it sounds like neurological damage caused by an impact injury to the head. Those living with TBI often have a significantly reduced quality of life. The results can even be deadly. As research into the benefits of Cannabidiol (or CBD) expands, so does the speculation into just…

Why Is CBD Gaining Popularity?

The cannabidiol Module

Touted for its many health benefits, CBD is growing in popularity every day. CBD (or Cannabidiol) is one of the 100+ chemical compounds, known as cannabinoids, that are produced by the cannabis plant. Several years ago, very few people knew what the acronym CBD stood for let alone know its benefits. However, this narration has…

Can CBD Oil Help Treat My Anxiety?

Can CBD Oil Help Treat My Anxiety?

Just as you take Vitamin C, or any other supplements to improve the quality of your life, CBD oil might also belong in the mix. Cannabidiol (or CBD) oil is having a major moment. Now that the cannabis industry is becoming legal, and it’s everywhere, and in everything – from water and candy to beauty…

Shopping For CBD Products

Shopping For CBD Products

Cannabidiol (or CBD) is a powerful cannabinoid with potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. While the whole cannabis plant has been used medicinally for thousands of years, the relatively recent development of products with isolated cannabinoids, such as CBD. It has provided medical cannabis patients with a way to fully benefit from the effects of the…

Have You Heard of CBC?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (or THC) and Cannabidiol (or CBD) – two (2) abundant cannabinoids when you grow cannabis plants – are perhaps the most well-known cannabinoids today. But have you heard of CBC? While not as well-known as the two (2) major cannabinoids, Cannabichromene (or CBC) is gaining attention in the medical and research fields because, like…

CBD Mixology in Adult Beverages

Getting drunk with Cannabidiol (or CBD)? Mixologists and brewers are now mixing alcohol and cannabinoids. Step inside a trendy West Coast bar and you might see a drink like “Pineapple Express” on the menu, an infused, fruity concoction. With these new drinks, dosing your body with CBD doesn’t have to feel like taking medicine. CBD…

What Plants Create Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids and cannabinoid-like substances that stimulate the Endocannabinoid System (or ECS) are actually found in many plants. Some of these plants have long been used in traditional medicine. Others you may recognize as popular superfoods. The magic of cannabis, certainly from a medical perspective, is that a single plant produces so many healing compounds. These are…

Marijuana and Cannabinoids for Beauty & Skin Care

Recreational use of cannabis has continuously gained legal status, especially in the United States. This has brought in its wake the emergence of numerous companies creating pain-relief creams with cannabinoids as the main ingredient. Also, with the increase in legal marijuana usage, full effects of cannabinoids, which has been used for thousands of years for…

CBD Helps w/ Addiction, Anxiety & Impulsivity

A new study from Springer Nature, part of Macmillan Publishers Limited, reveals CBD (cannabidiol) can be used as a treatment in curbing cocaine and alcohol relapse in lab animals. The Neuropsychopharmacology study from Nature Journal serves as further proof that cannabinoids do, in fact, have therapeutic value. Much of the cannabis-focused scientific community and business…