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What are Terpenes and Flavonoids? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

You may be familiar with the terms cannabinoids and phytocannabinoids derived from hemp, but there are two additional phycompounds that are vital to achieving the sought-after “entourage effect” — terpenes and flavonoids. What are terpenes? Terpenes are group of hydrocarbons (organic molecules made up of hydrogen and carbon) found principally in essential oils from many […]

7 Source of CBD That You Might Already Be Consuming

If you haven’t already heard of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), it is a network of receptors running through our nervous system and brain, regulating various bodily functions such as stress management, sleep, pain tolerance, inflammation, memory and more. The system works by breaking down endocannabinoids and using them to regulate the functions mentioned in the […]

3 Ways to Know if Your CBD is Legitimate

The popularity and demand for CBD products is currently at fever pitch. Scroll through your favorite social media platform or stop by your local gas station or beauty salon and you’re bound to find a variety of CBD products that advertise an assortment of health benefits ranging from stress relief, better sleep, and much more. […]

CBD and Sleep

One of the most common reasons people are looking to CBD is for the sleep benefits. Sleep – both the quality and quantity of it — has received a lot of media attention lately, and rightly so; insomnia affects 10-20% of Americans. This lack of sleep is associated with a plethora of issues ranging from […]

The Endocannabinoid System

Throughout everyone’s scholastic career, we’ve all taken rudimentary science classes that teach us about our own body.  Systems like the digestive system, nervous system, respiratory system and circulatory system are all taught in school.   But, new innovations in the science world have led us to discover a new system in our bodies that no one ever talks about. What […]

CBD vs. THC – What’s the Difference?

No, CBD and THC are not the same thing, but a great deal of confusion still exists around them. Read on for a simple breakdown of the two.