As the decriminalisation and legalisation of cannabis and hemp sweep across the USA, and the wider world, pet owners have begun to consider giving it to their “fur children”. Whether it’s for general health maintenance or to tackle specific health conditions, use of the herb is enjoying growing acceptance.
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The difference between many medicinal hemp products and recreational cannabis is that these can contain little to no THC, which is the psychoactive component of cannabis. A common concern among many who use hemp extracts is the possibility of testing positive for cannabis use in a workplace or roadside drug test, and facing legal action or unemployment. But are these fears unfounded, or must we wait for legalisation before starting any form of medicinal hemp? Read More
We all want the best results from the supplements we take, and one of the most important factors in whether or not they can work best for us is if we can properly absorb them. But how could the absorption of hemp extracts, and cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD), be improved? Read More
Before making the decision to buy CBD oil, I strongly recommend you to take the time to learn more about this product and to get familiar with the numerous benefits of cannabinoids on the human body. We’ve already discussed some of these benefits in previous articles, so right now it’s time to take a closer look at how CBD works inside the human body.
CBD’s action inside the body
CBD or cannabidiol is the main active compound in hemp, and unlike THC, it is not psychoactive, so it doesn’t make people high. As you know, inside the human body there’s the endocannabinoid system, with receptors spread throughout the brain and body. THC activates the CB1 and CB2 receptors, while CBD does not directly stimulate these receptors. Read More