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We continue our Cannabinoids Explained series with another compound that exists in the Cannabis sativa plant and seems to exert important therapeutic effects: CBD-a. CBD-a or CBD-acid is the main form in which CBD exists in the cannabis plant, along with THC-a (THC-acid). CBD is obtained...

The term cannabinoid can be used when referring to three different classes of compounds. First, we have thephytocannabinoids, or those cannabinoids that occur naturally in the cannabis sativa plant.Then, a second category is represented by the substances produced inside the human body, which are called...

Producing hemp oil at home is not a difficult task, however extracting the cannabidiol and preparing a high quality CBD oil from the Cannabis sativa plant is a lot more challenging and has to take into consideration the advantages and disadvantages of the various techniques...

In a previous article we’ve mentioned that lab tests for hemp products analyze not only the content of cannabinoids, but also the amount of solvents and the presence of terpenes in the final products. You’re probably familiar with solvents and cannabinoids at this point, but what...

There are several analyses that need to be done in order to certify that a hemp product like cannabidiol oil is indeed pure, free of toxins and able to provide the claimed benefits. I’ll first list these CBD oil tests, then explain what each of...

Among the several health benefits of CBD oil, the most important one seems to be the ability to protect against neurodegenerative diseases. As previously shown, cannabidiol-rich oil extracted from hemp exerts antioxidant effects and acts as a natural neuroprotective agent, minimizing the effects of oxidative...

For someone who’s not familiar with this niche it can be difficult to understand the differences between the various products obtained from marijuana or hemp, or to distinguish between hemp oil, CBD oil and the same product obtained from medical marijuana. In the end, they...

One of the most frequent questions I get asked about our CBD oil is why it is so expensive, and this question usually comes from people who see hemp oil in supermarkets and dispensaries, at very low prices. The very short answer is because CBD oil...

Often mistaken for each other, hemp and marijuana are different varieties of the Cannabis sativa L. plant, the former being cultivated for seeds, oil and fiber, while the latter is cultivated for its high content of THC, psychoactive compound. Industrial hemp contains less than 1.5% of...

Now that more and more states are passing bills to legalize CBD products, and that people are starting to learn about the benefits and uses of CBD oil, the market for hemp-derived products is expected to increase even more. While it’s surely a good thing to make...

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