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Cannabidiol (CBD). What’s all the hype about CBD?
CBD products are widely known for their pain-relieving effects. Be it chronic pain, pain related to diseases and inflammations such as arthritis as well as post-surgery pain. It all comes down to individual reaction to the substance as well as, if not more important, dosage.
Cannabinoid Receptors. Why would you care about them?
Cannabinoid Receptors are antennas located in each human and animal cell. They pick up signals and transmit them to the nerves. The existence of cannabinoid receptors in the brain was discovered from in vitro studies in the 1980s.
CBD for dogs. Harmful, helpful or plain awful?
Anecdotal evidence and small-scale research suggest that CBD for dogs might play a key role in providing a better life for your furry friend. Start slow and up the dosage while inside the manufacturer’s recommended amounts.
CBG (Cannabigerol) benefits. The Rolls-Royce of Cannabinoids
Cannabigerol (CBG) increases Anandamide, a naturally occurring Cannabinoid in our system and helps regulate functions like sleep and memory. The problem with CBG as a compound is the high cost of extraction and research which translates to much higher prices for CBG-infused products.
CBN (Cannabinol) for sleep. Yes please!
CBN was actually the first cannabinoid to be identified by scientists and therefore it was believed to cause the feeling of “euphoria” before THC was discovered. In combination with either CBD or THC can bring that feeling of tranquility and relaxation and provide you with a good night’s sleep.
Medical Cannabis risks and what you can do to protect yourself
The biggest medical cannabis risk is that you really don’t know what you are buying. The reason why you don’t really know? An unregulated market. What you can do? Thorough research.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) benefits and side-effects
THC stimulates cells in the brain to release dopamine, creating euphoria, that “high” you experience during and after use of THC products. THC is most likely effective in reducing pain and spasticity symptoms found in patients with Multiple Sclerosis.