• Difference between CBD rich hemp oil and hemp seed oil

    There seems to be some confusion regarding CBD rich hemp oil, which is extracted from the flowers of hemp plants, and hemp seed oil, which is extracted from hemp seeds. While both oils are very beneficial to our health, they are entirely 2 different oils. Unfortunately there have been companies that were, and maybe still are, selling hemp seed oil claiming it to be hemp oil such as is extracted from flowers as noted above. There always seems to be unscrupulous players in any market. Be sure to read labels and ask a sales clerk to ensure a credible product.

  • Benefits of CBD for Tattoos, Before, During and After

    CBD, the non-psychoactive compound found in industrial hemp plants, has been flooding the marketplace recently as an alternate and safe solution to many health concerns and lifestyle maintenance issues. One of the uses that many may not have heard about yet is CBD's amazing ability to help heal and protect the skin, therefore making it an outstanding product for use in tattoo aftercare. lt may seem that because of the newness of the industry, CBD is claiming itself as the new cure-all for many, many ailments, but there is a wealth of scientific information to support the claim that CBD salve is one of the most effective topical treatments to help heal our skin after the trauma of an invasive cosmetic procedure, such as a tattoo.

  • CBD and Working Out

    Benefits of using CBD before and after training:

    • Increases lung capacity
    • Improves optimism and confidence
    • Has an anti-inflammatory effect
    • Heightens anaerobic metabolism
    • Increases endurance
  • Medium Chain Triglycerides as a carrier oil

    With MCT oil, you're essentially getting a concentrated version of the main compound responsible for the health benefits of coconut oil, and none of the other fatty acids you may not want.

    Reported health benefits of MCT Oil:

    • Provides a source of quick energy
    • Boosts energy and endurance enhancing physical and athletic performance
    • Improves digestion and absorption of fat soluble vitamins and amino acids
    • Helps relieve symptoms and reduce health risks associated with diabetes
  • Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and CBD

    Alzheimer's Disease (AD), according to the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is defined as the "loss of intellectual ability" according to the JAMA. Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease include: confusion, the lack of ability to remember things, the loss of knowledge regarding the ability to perform everyday skills or tasks, the inability to consistently recognize family or friends, the loss of problem solving skills, and a tendency to display agitated behavior. Alzheimer's disease, throughout the years, has become a major and growing threat to the public health. According to the American Medical Association, Alzheimer's disease was the sixth leading cause of all deaths in the United States in 2007. Many of the medicines used currently have many unsafe side effects and, at this point, there has not been a medication identified that would potentially stop the disease or reverse its progression. Possibly until now, the recent research taking place in the cannabis industry has identified that cannabinoids (CBD) may be part of the solution.

  • CBD rich hemp oil and drug interactions

    One of the most commonly asked and important questions regarding starting a CBD rich hemp oil regimen is how it will react with other medications? Let's start with some statistics regarding drug interactions in general. On a yearly average, there are upwards of 100,000 deaths reported from pharmaceutical drug interactions. Over 130 Billion dollars spent on treatment, 2.2 million hospitalized and around 79,000 children hospitalized with complications from drug interactions. As you can see, this problem is huge and concern is of utmost importance.

  • CBD and PTSD

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition where an individual fails to recover after experiencing a traumatic event. PTSD is most common in war veterans and combat, but affects approximately 2.5 million Americans and can be triggered by any severe trauma, including, but not limited to: natural disasters, car accidents,physical and/or sexual abuse and/or assault. It can affect anyone, even children.