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What is CBN? A Guide to an Underappreciated Cannabinoid

What is CBN? You're in the right place! One of the marvels of the plant world is that, despite everything we already know, new compounds are constantly being discovered that can have a positive impact on our lives. Just when it seems like a plant has nothing left to offer, a new component or different use will be found that proves it to be even more valuable. In the case of cannabis, non-intoxicating elements like full spectrum hemp oil have completely changed the lives of countless people. Whether it’s controlling dangerous seizures or battling chronic pain, full spectrum hemp oil is a cannabinoid that has had a huge impact. Now, there is a new kid on the block when it comes to game-changing cannabis compounds,...

Three Reasons to Use Hemp Oil for Pets

More and more people are using hemp oil for pets. Why? Because it can help your furry friend live a longer, healthier and happier life, and it’s more natural and sustainable than similar compounds. Hemp oil is not only nutritious and packed full of essential fatty acids and vitamins, but it also contains dozens of therapeutically significant compounds that reduce inflammation. Below are just a few reasons you should consider using hemp oil for pets. It Reduces Inflammation Omega-6 (linoleic acid) and omega-3 (alpha linoleic acid) are essential fatty acids. But too much omega-6 activates the hormones that increase inflammation, and too much omega-3 can impair immune function. Hemp oil contains both fatty acids in the ideal 3:1 ratio to both decrease inflammation and increase immune...

Can you use hemp oil for sleep problems?

With each passing day, people are finding new therapeutic uses of hemp oil. Few are more exciting than the use of hemp oil for sleep problems. A shocking 30 percent of the population reports regular sleep disturbances, and ten percent suffer from resulting daytime functional impairment consistent with insomnia. A laundry list of medical conditions are associated with lack of sleep, and listening to this podcast with sleep scientist and author of Why We Sleep Matthew Walker should convince you that a good night’s rest is up there in importance with good diet and regular exercise. The only problem? Many natural remedies have little or no scientific evidence backing up their claims. Prescription sleep aids, meanwhile, are habit forming and can have side effects that outweigh...

5 Surprising Uses of Hemp Oil

Hemp oil is among the most studied substances in the world, which makes sense because the more they study it, the more uses of hemp oil they find. We’ve written in the past about using hemp oil for anxiety and hemp oil for arthritis.  Now we bring you five truly surprising (and proven) uses of hemp oil. We were delighted to learn them and we hope you are too! Cigarette Addiction One of the most surprising uses of hemp oil is for cigarette addiction. Smoking rates in the United States are down, way down actually, but 38 million people still smoke according to the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hemp oil could be an answer to those struggling to quit. In a double-blind, placebo...

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The Joy of Cooking with Hemp Oil

We’ve written before about using hemp oil for anxiety, and how millions of people are using hemp oil for arthritis pain. Hemp oil infused coconut and olive oils are also great for cooking, using as a salad dressing, or to dip bread in!  Benefits of Cooking with Hemp Oil Not only does hemp oil contain all the essential fatty acids and contain Omega-3 and Omega 6 in the perfect “golden ratio," it also has the lowest concentration of saturated fats and the highest content of polyunsaturated fats among all table oils. It has protein, insoluble fiber, beta-carotene, phosphorous, potassium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamins E, C, B1, B3, and B6. You can make a huge impact on your diet and health by simply replacing unhealthy vegetable oils...

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Using Hemp Oil for Skin Beautification and Rejuvenation

Why are so many people using hemp oil for skin care? Probably because it has the best combination and ratio of essential fatty acids found in nature, the highest variety of amino acids, and is the only plant-based source of vitamin D. But it’s not just chemical properties that make using hemp oil for skin care a no-brainer: It’s also  the composition of hemp oil itself.Very similar to skin lipids, hemp oil has naturally occurring emollient properties and moisturizes the skin without needing harsh chemicals. Our famous Green Tea Healing Salve, for example, is great for dry skin patches and for maintenance around the eyes, and has even been shown to alleviate symptoms caused by psoriasis and eczema. Because the hemp oil we use is...

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Hemp Oil for Women: A Match Made in Science

What are the physical and emotional benefits of using hemp oil for women? Medical research and many anecdotal reports are showing that hemp oil can be used for several different conditions that disproportionately affect women, including breast cancer, autoimmune diseases, anxiety disorders and premenstrual syndrome. We hope you enjoy! Breast Cancer Cancer affects millions of Americans every year, and breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer. One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Luckily, with regular breast cancer screenings, the chance of catching it early can be greatly increased. A promising study conducted in 2015 showed how hemp oil could kill breast-cancer cells while sparing healthy cells. Hemp oil is by no means a first-line...

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What science says about hemp oil for anxiety

A growing body of scientific evidence suggests great promise for using hemp oil for anxiety. With hemp oil becoming more accessible, there is also an overwhelming amount of circumstantial evidence (individuals sharing their stories) that show the efficacy of hemp oil for anxiety, from soldiers suffering from PTSD to people with social anxiety disorder. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about hemp oil for anxiety and some links so you can try our delicious products for yourself! Using Hemp Oil for Anxiety According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the United States. That means 40 million people, with many more undiagnosed or only suffering from intermittent anxiety. If you’ve ever experienced anxiety, you know...

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Hemp Oil for Arthritis Pain? Enjoy Better Workouts This Summer

I’m sure you’ve all heard the expression “no pain, no gain.” That’s all well and good for someone experiencing minor aches and pains as a result of a hard workout. But for the 54 million people suffering from arthritis, the pain prevents them from getting a workout in the first place. In today’s blog post we’re going to take a look at evidence for the efficacy of using hemp oil for arthritis pain. Much evidence exists, but first we need to take a look at what the disease is. What is Arthritis? Arthritis is basically inflammation of one or more joints that causes pain and tends to worsen with age. Arthritis is far more common in women than men. There are over 100 different kinds of arthritis,...

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More Women Use Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil for Health Benefits

Many women are using full-spectrum hemp oil for health benefits, and some are also giving up their traditional medicines in the process. A recent article in Forbes magazine also said that women are more likely to use hemp products than men. The article provided the results of a survey by The Brightfield Group and HelloMD that showed that 55% of hemp users are now women. The survey also indicated that 42% of users had given up taking painkillers and other medications after using hemp to treat problems like anxiety, depression, joint pain and trouble sleeping. Even more proof of the effectiveness of full-spectrum hemp oil for health benefits, 80% of those surveyed reported that they found hemp to be very effective or extremely effective, while only...

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