CBD Topicals: What do ya know about them?

Posted by Dr. Bee on 26th Jun 2017

Topicals are all the rage within the world of CBD. Cannabis infused lotions, salves, and sprays are providing much needed relief for patients far and wide. Some are citing relief from inflammation, pain relief, muscle soreness, and tension to name a few. The wonderful thing about CBD is that it may provide localized relief directly to the spot that’s being treated. Cannabinoids (with the exception of transdermal patches), do not typically enter your bloodstream. Instead, topicals work by penetr
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A Brief History of CBD: Queen Victoria and King Henry VIII…Who knew?!

Posted by Ana Rodriguez on 12th Jun 2017

Contrary of popular belief, CBD has been cultivated for more than 10,000 years. Archaeologist found, Cannabis Sativa, the source plant for CBD was likely one of the first agricultural crops planted by early man.Many different countries found creative uses for cannabis plants. Researchers have found CBD oil has been used in China for cooking since 6,000 BCE and two thousand years later hemp became a common textile for clothing. In 850, even Vikings transported hemp rope and seed to Iceland
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CBD vs. THC: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Ana Rodriguez on 6th Jun 2017

First off, CBD and THC are two active ingredients in cannabis. Although they are derived from the same plant, they have many key differences. THC and CBD are very distinct in the “high” (or lack of) they give people. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in the cannabis plant. As a result, THC attaches itself to a person’s cannabinoid receptors and affects their memory, movements, concentration, coordination, time perception, and more. On the other hand, CBD is not a psychoactive ingredient—i
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Having Trouble Sleeping? Try CBD!

Posted by Ana Rodriguez on 5th Jun 2017

Every night, millions of people in U.S. have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. So much that The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has declared March 10 Insomnia Awareness day. If you feel like you have experienced symptoms of insomnia, CBD may be the answer for you!Although cannabidiol activates the same adenosine receptors as caffeine, a stimulant, many people with sleep issues report that ingesting a CBD-rich tincture or extract a few hours before bedtime has a balancing effect
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How CBD may help win the war on breast cancer

Posted by Dr Bee Thomas on 30th May 2017

Due to its growing popularity, and positive results, more and more research has been done on CBD in the last few years and its effect on breast cancer. Studies over the years have suggested that cannabinoids, found within cannabis may help fight cancer. In 2015, a study conducted by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry discovered that CBD inhibited the survival of positive and negative estrogen receptor breast cancer cells. The findings of study suggest that CBD kills breast cancer cells, wh
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