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CBD and GABA System
January 21, 2021

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. 

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Botanicals for Health and Wellness
July 17, 2020

Botanicals for Health and Wellness

When you think of “botanicals,” what comes to mind? If you’re imagining different plants and flowers, you’re on the right track. It just makes sense to turn to mother nature when we’re feeling off-balance. This week we’re giving you an overview of the different types of plants that can bring more balance to your health and wellness. We know hemp is amazing, but let’s not forget the wealth of other plants mother nature has to offer!

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Mind and Body Medicine
April 15, 2020

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!

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Cannabinoids CBGa, CBG, CBC, CBV, THCA
January 22, 2020

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!

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CBD for Schizophrenia
November 19, 2019

CBD for Schizophrenia

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, schizophrenia is one of the top leading causes of disability worldwide. Cannabidiol (CBD) has been found to have the potential for treating several mental health disorders, including anxietydepression, and PTSD. But can it be used to treat a severe, chronic disorder like schizophrenia? It’s not yet clear whether CBD can totally replace antipsychotic medication, but studies reveal promising data. Read on to learn more.

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