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Industrial versus High-CBD Hemp: The difference matters

Cannabis, hemp, marijuana, CBD — there are so many words flying around it can be hard to keep track of what’s what. Let’s quickly break down our terms. What is Cannabis? Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. Its closest relative is hops, which are used to bitter and flavor beer (think India Pale Ale). There are two classifications of cannabis: marijuana and hemp. Marijuana Marijuana, which is short and bushy with broad leaves, is often called “weed.” Use of marijuana results in an intoxicating “high” because it contains high amounts of the cannabinoid THC. Hemp Hemp, which is a leaner plant with skinnier leaves, contains less than 0.3% THC. It has a long history of use for industrial purposes (rope, textiles, paper, etc.), but...

Hemp Oil Massage: Yes, it’s a Thing

Sometimes 1 plus 1 equals 3. When you combine hemp oil with massage therapy the result is greater than the sum of its parts. A hemp oil massage naturally enhances the efficacy of both the hemp oil and the massage. It will leave you feeling all refreshed, loose and tingly. Some people experiencing a hemp oil massage for the first time have gone so far as to call the experience “euphoric.” Why? Hemp Oil Massage: How it Works Over 1,000 genes are affected by hemp oil. There are dozens of documented hemp oil health benefits, including anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, antioxidant, and pain relief. Hemp oil fights inflammation in muscles and joints by activating the body’s existing cannabinoid receptors. It works directly at the site where nerve receptors are...

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...