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  1. CBD Facts you need to know

    CBD Oil will Not get you high

    CBD does not cause the feeling of being ‘high’ that is often associated with cannabis. The ‘high’ is caused by THC. THC binds tightly with CB1 and CB2 nerve receptors in the brain and throughout the body. CBD does not bind the receptors and instead causes its therapeutic actions through more indirect means.

    Because CBD doesn’t make you feel intoxicated, it is a great option for workers, parents, children and for any one in their every day life.

    Many health conditions, both severe, both severe and not, are treated with pharmaceutical drugs. Unfortunately, many of these drugs have unpleasant or dangerous side effects. In some instances, CBD may offer non-toxic, virtually side-effects free, natural b...

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  2. How CBD is Extracted from Hemp – Two common ways

    Although there are several ways to extract CBD from the Hemp plant, the two that are most common are Ethanol extraction and CO2 extraction. Both have advantages and disadvantages and both are capable of producing a first-rate product, but its important to know the difference.

     

    Ethanol extraction:

    When extracting CBD oil from Hemp using Ethanol extraction, the first thing you should do is heat the plant material to achieve something called Decarboxylation (That’s the removal of carbon atoms from the carbon chain.)

    That then leaves you with a fine, green powder that is subsequently soaked in a solvent, which in this case is Ethanol. After a while, the solution is filtered, the liquid separates from the plant matter and eventually, the Ethanol evaporates.

     

    One of the arguments in favour of Ethanol extraction is that it maintains the chemical ratios that occur naturally in Hemp plants. So, you g...

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  3. CBD & DOGS

    What can CBD do for your dog?

     

    Anti-inflammatory: By activating TRPV-1 receptors CBD regulates pain perceptions, inflammation and temperature.

     

    Arthritis in dogs: Since inflammation and swelling is the leading cause of joint pain, CBD are perfect for these types of conditions.

     

    Anxiety: Separation anxiety, fear of fireworks and thunder storms are phobias which can be eased with the correct dosage of CBD.

     

    Cancer: CBD CAN NOT HEAL DOGS FROM CANCER! But it can help reduce the pain, increase appetite and help stop seizures.

     

    Seizures:  CBD...

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  4. Motor Neurone Disease

    Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is the name given to a group of diseases in which the nerve cells, Neurones, controlling the muscles that enable us to move, speak, breath and swallow, undergo degeneration and die.

     

    Neurones are nerve cells. Motor Neurones take messages from the brain to the voluntary muscles and to some glands. There are two types of Motor Neurones:

    • Upper Motor Neurones (UMN) takes the messages from the brain through the spinal cord
    • Lower Motor Neurones (LMN) take the messages from the spinal cord to the muscles

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  5. Lupus. Can CBD Help

    Right now, 1.5 million people have Lupus. The treatment options for Lupus are extreme because the disease is so extreme so many people are starting to look into CBD Oil for treatment.  Cannabis oil has some of the same healing potentials the harsher drugs have without the harmful side effects. 

    Could CBD oil be the treatment that helps lupus patients get back to their pain-free lives?

     

    What is Lupus?

    Lupus is an incurable chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of your body. Your skin, organs, and joints are all susceptible to its wrath. Typically, our body makes antibodies that help fight off any pathogens that may have entered our body and can do us harm. When you have an autoimmune disease, your body can’t tell the difference between friend or foe, so it j...

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  6. How can CBD help with Obesity?


    At least 62% of adults in England are classified as overweight or obese. More than two-thirds of men and almost 6 in 10 women are overweight or obese.


    With how easily accessible foods and desk jobs are, its no wonder some of us are putting on some weight. Stress eating, depression and poverty also contribute to these problems.


    While CBD can give you a raise at your job, it can help you lose excess weight.

    Taking some inches off. CBD can help with your trouble spots by encouraging your body to use your fat for energy.

    CBD can help with the pain of exercising
    Chronic pain is extremely common with obesity. People tell you just to work out more and go exercise, but they don’t understand that you are in tremendous pain. A nasty cycle of a pain keeping you from exercising w...

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  7. How CBD can help you if you work from home

    If you have started working from home, your already happy with the fact you’re not stuck in rush hour traffic. Sitting back on the laptop catching up on emails in your pj’s. working from home can be a blessing but it can also be a curse. While you get to drink your morning coffee in the comfort of your own home, you may also not of seen another human in the flesh for a few days. There is a list of cons that come with working from home but CBD may be able to help you with some of them.

    Working from home can cause a few health problems if you fall into a unhealthy routine.

     

    Pros

    • Missing the traffic

    Normally your stuck in an hour traffic on the way to work and then an hour stuck in traffic on the way home from work. For a lot of people, they choose their job based on their commute because fuel prices are gett...

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  8. Endocannabinoids are in Breast Milk

    What are Endocannabinoids?

    Your body creates chemicals called Endocannabinoids that are part of your Endocannabinoid system. They help regulate your body. These chemicals are elevated when you consume cannabis products like CBD hemp oil and these chemicals are also present in breast milk.

     

    There are two main endocannabinoids that our bodies make and they mainly bind to a particular cannabinoid receptor. The way that they work is through a process called retrograde signalling where they travel backward through the synapse to the brain cell sending messages. The endocannabinoid binds to a cannabinoid receptor sending a message helps control the activity in the brain.

     

    Anandamide

    Anandamide is the cannabinoid that mainly binds to the CB1 cannabinoid receptor that is located mostly in the brain. This interaction helps t...

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  9. CBD For Melancholia

    Have you fallen into a rut of sadness where nothing you do brings you joy? You might not have other symptoms of depression, but for some reason nothing is satisfying. You may have developed melancholic depression, and CBD oil may be able to help.

    CBD oil has shown in studies to be effective in reducing symptoms of depression, including symptoms that also occur in melancholic depression. By elevating chemicals that are usually lacking, elevating chemicals that offer a boosted mood, and elevating chemicals that promote neurogenesis, CBD oil may be a valid treatment for melancholic depression.

     

    What is Melancholia?

    Melancholia is a type of depression, but it has a distinct quality of mood that cannot be diagnosed as severe depression. When you have melancholia, you are...

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  10. Shingles!!! Can CBD Help??

    If you have suffered with Chicken Pox once in your life, you could later develop Shingles because it comes from the same virus.

    The rash that comes with Shingles can cause all sorts of trouble causing, pain, redness and itchiness. But can CBD help ask Shingles is a skin rash?

     

    What is Shingles?

    Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. Although shingles can occur anywhere on your body, it most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that wraps around either the left or the right side of your torso.

    Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near your spinal cord and brain. Years later, the virus may reactivate as shingles.

    While it isn't a life-threatening condition, sh...

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