Industrial Hemp Revival

Joy Beckerman, president of Hemp Ace International, a Seattle-based consulting firm, teaches a class for law students on “The Curious Legal Status of CBD and Industrial Hemp-Derived Cannabinoids.” An industrial hemp entrepreneur and advocate for the past 25 years, Beckerman recognizes that cannabidiol has played a key role in jump-starting the creation of new infrastructure for hemp’s vast oilseed and …

Chronic Pain and The Benefits of Cannabidiol

Chronic Pain If you’re at all familiar with cannabis or cannabidiol (CBD), you’re probably well aware of its use in the medical realm as an option for the treatment of pain. The analgesic benefits of CBD via the body’s endocannabinoid system have been well-researched, with numerous clinical trials supporting claims of its effectiveness for pain.  But those who suffer with …

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CBD an Antipsychotic?

CBD an Antipsychotic? Studies have shown CBD may relieve psychotic symptoms associated with schizophrenia, according to research by University of Cologne in Germany. Schizophrenia affects about 1.1 percent of the population, or approximately 2.4 million adults in the United States. CBD continues to surprise researchers with the variety of common health benefits it provides. An increasing number of scientists, physicians …

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Cannabidiol – A Simple Definition

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis.It is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant’s extract. CBD is considered to have a wide scope of potential medical applications despite its reputed lack of psychoactivity. Several industrial hemp varieties can be legally cultivated in western Europe. A variety such as “Fedora …

Top 4 Misconceptions about CBD

CBD causing quite a buzz among medical marijuana scientists and patients. The past year has seen a surge of interest in cannabidiol (CBD), a non-intoxicating cannabis compound with significant therapeutic properties. Tons of start-ups and e-commerce retailers have jumped on the CBD bandwagon, touting CBD derived from industrial hemp as the next big thing, a miracle oil that can shrink …

Anxiety and CBD

Anxiety Relief CBD is know to alleviate severe social anxiety in some people. Generalized Social Anxiety Disorder, or SAD, is one of the most common forms of anxiety disorders that can negatively effect your quality of life. Some folks complain of increased social anxiety after marijuana use but this may be due to low levels of CBD proportionate to the …

Is CBD Legal?

This is a complicated and ever changing issue The Short Answer is CBD, produced through the proper means, is legal everywhere. Our hemp oil products are legal to consume, sell and possess in the U.S., as well as many other countries in the world. Industrial hemp oil and all its derivatives are considered food or supplements. Our hemp is imported …

How Does CBD Work?

Simply put, CBD stimulates and regulates the endo-cannabinoid system, a group of neuromodulators in our body responsible for a variety of physiological processes. To understand how CBD works, we need to know that our bodies produce many different cannabinoids that interact with our cannabinoid receptors. The endocannabinoid system regulates appetite, pain-sensation, mood, memory and more by producing cannabinoids to interact …

Natural Remedies for Anxiety – No Need to be Nervous

Are There Natural Remedies For Anxiety That Work? Short answer: Yes. There are many natural remedies for anxiety that work great. However we do need to take a closer look. Some are cheap and super easy to find. You probably have a few of them at home already. Some are a bit more expensive and you need some effort to …