CBD for Menstrual Cramp Relief

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CBD for Menstrual Cramp Relief If you’re part of the small percentage of women who report having little-to-no-pain during your menstrual cycles- then consider yourself very, very lucky! When asked, approximately 80% of women report that they consistently experience unpleasant symptoms while on their period; whether it’s a headache, bloating, moodiness or abdominal cramping. Additionally, […]

How to Identify Sustainable and Legitimate CBD Products – From the Lab Reports to the Terminology

2018 was undoubtedly the breakout year for CBD – short for cannabidiol. You may have seen it at your neighborhood organic health store, read about it online, or talked about it with a friend, but one thing is certain – you’ve heard of it. The widespread usage, and perhaps even notoriety, may be warranted. Some […]

Medterra CBD Review – The Athlete’s Choice for CBD

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Passion is the driving force behind any successful project. That’s exactly what Medterra CBD started as: a project driven by a passion. Friends J.P. Larsen and Jay Hartenbach were working separate jobs in different fields when they birthed the idea of Medterra back in 2016. Hartenbach worked in online marketing while Larsen had spent five […]

The 7 Best CBD Books You Should Be Reading Right Now

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They say, well, you should never judge a book by a cover, and while we held ourselves back from doing so, we were so impressed by the challenging and inviting books available to read for our visitors. CBD (cannabidiol) seemingly emerged overnight and has taken the wellness industry by storm. The list of benefits is […]

How To Incorporate CBD Into Your Daily Routine

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Faye Lessler, in partnership with Halso.co + Shea Brand 2018 has undoubtedly been the year of CBD. Cannabidiol (CBD), THC’s non-psychoactive cousin, has been making waves in the health & wellness scene this year, and for good reason! This compound found in cannabis/hemp plants is now known as an incredible remedy for everything from epilepsy and anxiety to […]

CBD for Pets – Things to Know

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What is CBD? Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is one of the many cannabinoids produced by the cannabis plant. Like the well-known cannabinoid THC, CBD is taken medicinally for pain, anxiety, and other ailments. Unlike THC, it does not contain psychoactive properties. Due to the legalization of medical marijuana across thirty-one states, increased interest in […]

A Review of the 10 Best CBD Tinctures

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If you’re researching CBD or trying to decide what to purchase, you’ve likely come across websites with headlines like “Top Ten Tinctures”. We thought about replicating that marketing strategy, but we felt we owe it to the CBD market to NOT be market-y, to NOT be gimmicky. You’re researching something you’re going to put in […]

Why you couldn’t buy CBD on Amazon until Jan 2019

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Update as of January 2019: When the 2019 Farm Bill passed in December 2018, it, among other things, legalized hemp products with less than 0.3% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). Shortly after, Amazon begin carrying a multitude of different CBD products from many different brands. However, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the myriad of options, […]

CBD and Sleep

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Why is Sleep So Good? Sleep plays an important role in your physical and mental health and is vital to living a balanced, happy, and productive life. Despite attempts to regularly get a full night’s rest, millions of Americans struggle to fall asleep each night due to conditions such as chronic pain, anxiety, and sleep […]

Does taking CBD prevent the “high” feeling from smoking cannabis (THC)?

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Our usual disclaimer: This is not, nor should it be construed, to be medical advice. The purpose of our Research Review series is to re-articulate the findings of research studies in an easy-to-understand manner. A study published in 2015 suggests no. In this small, early study, the researchers found that taking CBD 90 minutes before […]

Study: Nearly 70% of CBD extracts sold online are mislabeled

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A recent study from the prestigious Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) found that 70% of CBD products were mislabeled or misbranded. Marcel Bonn-Miller, PhD, an adjunct assistant professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and the lead author on the study, and his team identified, purchased, and analyzed 84 products from 31 different companies. […]

The different ways you can take CBD: Vaping, Tinctures, Edibles, and Oral Capsules

There are several different ways to ingest CBD. Which one is best? Let’s take a closer look at each, but first, let’s talk bioavailability. Bioavailability is the extent and rate at which a substance enters and affects the body. For our purposes, bioavailability refers to the amount of CBD that can be successfully absorbed by […]