What is Homeostasis?

Balance - Homeostasis

What Is Homeostasis in the Human Body? Homeostasis refers to the way that your body maintains balance and stability when stress is applied externally. A good example would be your temperature – your body naturally regulates to ensure that you never get too cold or too hot, and you’ll either shiver or sweat when one […]

CBD Receptors in The Body

You may have heard that our bodies naturally contain receptors that interact with cannabinoids when we ingest, smoke, or apply topical cannabis products that contain them. But what does this mean? Humans have what is called an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that helps our bodies achieve homeostasis, and uses endocannabinoids to do so. These endocannabinoids are […]

Understanding CBD Carrier Oils

If you’ve read the label of your CBD oil, you may have noticed that it contains more than just CBD. Oil is also present within your CBD product to help deliver or ‘carry’ the active CBD component to your body. The CBD carrier oil acts as a solvent alternative to dissolve certain compounds and make them easier to use and absorb. In addition to the added benefit of absorption, using a carrier oil to deliver CBD also allows for more precise and consistent dosing.

CBD & Pain

CBD & pain – cannabidiol (CBD) is often discussed as an alternative medicine option for those seeking relief from pain, especially chronic pain or arthritis. CBD is extracted from Sativa cannabis plants but unlike delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it won’t get you high or cause any psychoactive effects. That said, it may contribute to your health and promote pain relief when used regularly. The majority of patients who use CBD do so as a result of chronic pain, joint pain, as well as anxiety.

CBD & Cancer

For decades, the topic of CBD & cancer has been discussed and countless studies have been conducted to try and get to the bottom of it. There aren’t any CBD products available on the market today that have been evaluated and approved by the FDA, so at this point, it isn’t an official treatment option. That said, the conversation around CBD & cancer persists, and new studies continue to pop up on the subject.

Atherosclerosis & CBD

Atherosclerosis (ASVD) is a very serious health complication where plaque forms on the walls of your arteries. It’s known to cause cardiovascular disease which, for the past 15 years, has been the leading cause of death in developed countries such as the USA, Canada, and many others. ASVD leads to heart disease, typically later in life, and is a heartbreaking disease to contend with for everyone involved.

Can CBD Products Help with Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders are the most common of the various categories of mental illnesses laid out in the DSM-5. Up to 40 million people in the United States suffer from a mental illness.

Understanding CBD & THC Ratios

When you purchase cannabis products from a dispensary there are several different CBD THC ratios that you can choose from which dictate how much CBD vs THC the product will contain. Items such as vapes or oils come marked with this ratio so that you can make informed decisions about what you are consuming. The […]

Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) Strain

There’s no question about where the GSC strain got its name, and it easily lives up to the hype. The Girl Scout Cookies strain is an award-winning 40/60 split of Sativa and Indica, and for those looking for a sweet and minty flavor, pleasantly soothing effects, and the benefits of CBD, the Girl Scout Cookies […]