By: Derek Perkins What are cannabis concentrates and how are they made? With emerging technologies in the growth and extraction of marijuana, consumers can obtain a variety of products for consumption. It is often difficult for consumers to understand what products are, let alone why they should consume them. The purpose of this article is to demystify the world of … Read More
The Endocannabinoid System: A Bridge Between Body & Mind
What is the endocannabinoid system? The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a highly complex signaling system in our bodies. The ECS comprises an extensive network of various chemical signals, cellular receptors, and bodily systems. It’s basically the bridge between cannabis molecules, our body, and the various effects produced. The ECS is considered a neuromodulatory system, which means certain neurons use one … Read More
Cannabis Research – is there a correlation between Potency & Nutrients?
Plant nutrients are an essential part of cannabis growth and development. Each cannabis plant has a unique nutrient profile consisting of 16 essential elements including carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and more. While horticulturists have identified the ideal amount of nutrients in the soil for plant growth, not much historical research has been done on how the nutrients can affect the cannabinoid … Read More
Covid-19 Medicinal Cannabis Science Research
The emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has developed into the highly contagious Covid-19 pandemic. In these uncertain times, it is no wonder that people are seeking out answers about the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in managing or treating Covid-19. There is still a lot of research that needs to be performed before any conclusive statements can be made about the … Read More
Types of Cannabis Extracts and What They Do
With more states providing legal access to cannabis concentrates and extracts, the marketplace is rife with a diverse selection of high-potency products. Whether used for their therapeutic or medicinal properties, it’s important to learn about different types, how they are made, and how to use them. What are cannabis concentrates? Concentrates or extracts are created by separating the resin from … Read More
The Variety of Uses of Hemp
A member of the Cannabaceae family, hemp is a type of cannabis sativa that has hundreds of practical uses. Hemp cultivation dates back thousands of years, with civilizations across Europe, Asia, and Africa growing the plant for its durable fibers. Hemp found its way to North America in the 17th century, where farmers grew the crops for rope, cloth, paper, … Read More
How Cannabis Can Help the Immune System
For millennia, the cannabis plant has been praised for its medicinal properties. Cannabinoids can alleviate chronic pain, help mend bones, and stabilize blood sugar levels, to name a few therapeutic applications. But what about the effect of cannabis on the immune system? Does marijuana help or hinder our ability to fight inflammation and ward off disease? A handful of studies … Read More
How Can CBD Be Used to Ease Anxiety and Depression?
The health benefits of CBD are well documented. Research has shown that this cannabinoid is especially useful for treating neural pain and seizures. Furthermore, it may also have anti-cancer properties. New studies are also showing that CBD is just as beneficial for the mind and promoting mental well-being. What exactly is the role of cannabis as it relates to the … Read More