CBD and GABA: An Introduction
Maybe you weren’t aware of this, but GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is constantly working behind the scenes to pump the breaks when neurons in your brain get overexcited. This naturally occurring amino acid is one of your most important neurotransmitters.
For those with GABA deficiencies, CBD may offer the boost they need to keep calm, cool, and collected.
Why Matcha Green Tea and CBD Are the Perfect Match
Chances are you’ve probably seen someone walking around with a bright green Starbucks drink.
Although matcha drinks look exotic with their green coloring, the flavor is fairly mild and it’s a hugely popular drink. Plus, in addition to being an eye-catching drink, matcha green tea is actually packed with a lot of nutrients!
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Is There a Difference Between CBD and Hemp?
Botanical Spotlight: Spirulina, Chlorella, and Wheatgrass
Botanicals for Health and Wellness
A History of Hemp and CBD
When you can buy hemp products just about everywhere, it’s easy to forget the controversial past it’s had. If it feels like Hemp & CBD suddenly sprang into existence with the 2018 Farm Bill, you have a lot to catch up on. This week we’re covering the vast history of hemp and CBD.
The Definitive Guide to CBD & Hemp Oil
The Endocannabinoid System: Mind & Body Medicine
Our bodies and minds are connected in ways we’re only just now beginning to understand. Eastern medicine has long accepted that your physical and emotional states can influence each other, but Western medicine is still playing catch-up. However, with the discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS), we’re quickly gaining ground.
So when you see CBD products with claims such as Improves Mind and Body Wellness or Elevates Mood are they for real? Let’s find out!
Get Through Quarantine Stress Naturally with CBD
Let’s face it, we’re all pretty stressed out right now. The situation changes every day and we’re dealing with a ton of uncertainty. It’s enough to make even the most unperturbed leaders sweat. There’s no right or wrong way to handle this situation because there’s very little precedent for it.
One thing we CAN control, however, is how we respond. So whether you’re practicing social distancing or on an official quarantine order, use the following information to boost your mental health and overcome stress with CBD.
1937 Marijuana Tax Act
With the passing of the Farm Bill in 2018, the US government legalized industrial hemp, and CBD (cannabidiol) is now widely available. But this isn’t the first time hemp has been legal or carefully regulated by the government. The 1937 Marihuana Tax Act was an important, if painful, part of hemp history.
There’s a lot to be learned from the Marihuana Tax Act, especially if we don’t want to repeat the egregious mistakes of the past. So, let’s dive in and find out why this piece of history is just as important today as it was in 1937.
1937 Hemp Store & Buzzn
We’re very selective when it comes to our product partners. So, this week we’re talking about why we partnered with Buzzn and their pharmacist created toxin-free CBD products. This Brooklyn born, Colorado-grown company believes hemp products should be natural and effective without harsh additives. Not only do they carefully craft CBD products for our four-legged friends, but they also make boutique oils and balms for YOU with a focus on purity and sustainability.
Boosting Your Immune System with CBD: Coronavirus Edition
Blue Moon Milk + CBD = Best Sleep Ever
What Are Adaptogens and Is Hemp an Adaptogen?
Adaptogens have been used for centuries. Now, they’re having a massive resurgence. But should hemp be considered an adaptogen? If you’re curious about the world of adaptogens, get ready to take some notes. Welcome to Adaptogens 101!
10 Medicinal Mushrooms + Dutch Cocoa + CBD = Best Hot Chocolate
Can CBD Help People Taper Off Benzos?
Benzos, or benzodiazepines, are a group of prescription sedatives meant to help those with anxiety, insomnia, and sometimes seizure disorders. They’re one of the most widely prescribed drugs and are designed for short-term use.
While benzodiazepines help those suffering from anxiety or insomnia, they’re shockingly easy to become dependent on. However, CBD may help people taper off and get back to living benzo-free.
5 Ways CBD Can Help You Manage Chronic Pain
We all experience pain at some point or another. Maybe it’s a sprained ankle, a headache, or even just muscle soreness from an intense workout. Chronic pain, however, is a completely different beast. The physical and mental toll that chronic pain causes can be debilitating and isolating.
So if you're tired of daily aches, spasms, or soreness, then you should consider using CBD to help manage your chronic pain.
Can CBD Help Fight Opioid Addiction?
Opioids help many manage chronic pain, but the repercussions can be devastating. Could CBD offer a solution for those suffering from the opioid crisis? We won’t pretend that CBD will miraculously cure people of opioid addictions, but it may provide a boost to help people overcome some of the hurdles. Let's check it out.
Can CBD Reduce Inflammation?
If you haven’t tried CBD for your inflammation, you could be living with unnecessary pain and discomfort.
Inflammation can sound pretty scary, but it’s your body's natural response to several different situations. When your body doesn’t STOP being inflamed though, it can be very painful and uncomfortable. Luckily, CBD can help! Whether or not you’re dealing with minor aches caused by inflammation or painful chronic inflammation, keep reading to decide whether or not CBD is right for you.
How to Read a COA
The "Other" Cannabinoids
If you’re not familiar with the COA (Certificate of Analysis) of your favorite CBD brand, you will be after this. This document should be from a third-party lab, and it should be an in-depth analysis of everything inside the product. There’s lots of information on there, but after reading about the other cannabinoids, you might want to take a peek.
Most people get pretty hyped up about CBD, but did you know there are several OTHER cannabinoids? Let's check them out in our ultimate guide!
Everything You Need to Know about CBD Tea
There’s nothing better than a warm cup of tea after a long day. Relaxing on the couch with a book and a mug filled with your favorite blend is an ideal way to unwind. You probably already know that when it comes to teas, there are a plethora of different options to choose from. There’s herbal tea, green tea, black tea… the list could go on and on. But did you know that there is also such a thing as CBD tea?
If you want to learn more about CBD tea and its benefits, keep reading the sections below.