• What is CBDA and How Does It Work?

    What is CBDA and How Does It Work?

    Cannabidiolic acid, or CBDA, is one of the 110+ cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. It’s the precursor to CBD, meaning it can convert from CBDA to CBD in the right conditions. The family of cannabinoids is closely intertwined. Cannabinoid production starts when an enzyme causes geranyl pyrophosphate and olivetolic acid to combine and form CBGA. CBGA is independently converted to either CBG, THCA,...
  • How Long Does It Take for CBD to Work?

    How Long Does It Take for CBD to Work?

    If you’ve just started on your CBD journey, one of the questions you may be asking yourself is: how long does it take CBD to work? First things first: the way CBD impacts the body is more like introducing a vitamin or supplement to your dietary regimen as opposed to an over-the-counter medication intended to address acute symptoms. That means that it needs time...
  • ECS 101: Breaking Down the Endocannabinoid System

    ECS 101: Breaking Down the Endocannabinoid System

    If you’ve engaged in any dialogue about CBD, you’ve probably heard it a million times: everybody’s got an endocannabinoid system. But what exactly does that mean?  Your endocannabinoid system is one of the largest neurotransmitter networks in the body. It’s an active system even if you’ve never used cannabis - it serves to help promote health and wellness in your body and regulate your...
  • All About CBN

    All About CBN

      CBN, short for cannabinol, is one of the 110+ cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant. Due to its typically low concentrations in hemp, it’s considered a “minor cannabinoid.” However, it has been gaining increased attention recently due to its role in promoting health and wellness. In fact, scientific research on cannabis has concentrated on what are referred to as the “big six” cannabinoids...
  • Conversations About Cannabis: How to Have a Fight-Free Dinner Table This Holiday Season

    Conversations About Cannabis: How to Have a Fight-Free Dinner Table This Holiday Season

    If you’ve ever sat down to Thanksgiving dinner with your family only to get pied in the face during a vicious political debate, this post is for you. The holiday season is officially upon us. For most, this means warm hugs, good food and cheery fellowship with friends and family. For others, this time of year can be a little more aggressive. Indeed, conversations...
  • Can You Use Oral CBD Topically?

    Can You Use Oral CBD Topically?

    Short answer? Yes!  If you want a little more detail though, read on for the skin-ny on how this works. The skin is the largest organ in the body. When you apply things like lotions and skin creams, it becomes evident that the skin can make use of and absorb things that are applied to it.  With CBD, there’s an extra layer to it....