• CBD Oil vs. Hemp Oil: What's the Difference?

    CBD Oil vs. Hemp Oil: What's the Difference?

    Everybody and their grandmother is talking about CBD now. That’s a great thing - except for the fact that everyone is talking about it differently. You may have heard someone refer to CBD oil as hemp oil, and then heard someone else say hemp oil is NOT the same as CBD oil and that you shouldn’t buy it. So, now many are confused about...
  • A User’s Guide to Getting Started With Cannabis

    A User’s Guide to Getting Started With Cannabis

    This new world of cannabis products can be daunting to understand. Given that cannabis is a frontier industry at the moment, there are many companies out there that will sacrifice the quality and integrity of what they are selling to turn a profit. These compromises can potentially have profoundly negative impacts on your overall health. To the end of curating a more informed cannabis...
  • What Are Cannabinoids and How Do They Work?

    What Are Cannabinoids and How Do They Work?

    You’ve probably heard the word “cannabinoid” tossed around before. If you're a Bluebird customer, you've even interacted with them, particularly CBD and THC. But what exactly are cannabinoids, what do they do, and how do they work? Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system. There are three distinct classes of cannabinoids: endocannabinoids, phytocannabinoids, and synthetic cannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are produced by the body;...
  • What’s In Your CBD Oil? Making Sense of Labels and Lab Tests

    What’s In Your CBD Oil? Making Sense of Labels and Lab Tests

    Clean eating has been a rising health interest for a few years now, and rightfully so. Most modern consumers recognize the importance of knowing what’s in their food and how it affects them. But how many people give the same consideration to their supplements? With the growing popularity of CBD oil as a health supplement, hemp extracts are suddenly flying off the shelves. However,...
  • New Cannabinoid Discovery Highlights Need for More Cannabis Research

    New Cannabinoid Discovery Highlights Need for More Cannabis Research

    Even after all these 10,000 years, the cannabis plant still continues to surprise us. Last month, a group of Italian researchers successfully discovered and isolated two new cannabinoids from the cannabis plant: tetrahydrocannabiphorol, aka THCP, and cannabidiphorol, aka CBDP. This discovery brings the grand total of known phytocannabinoids in cannabis up to nearly 150. The research team discovered these new phytocannabinoids with the help...