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Mulungu Bark Extract and CBD Oil

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Mulungu Bark Extract and CBD Oil:   A Powerful Tag Team for Medicinal Use against Disease and Illness Natural Medicines are the Key to Future Healing Innovation Using plants for healing is such an ancient practice that there can never be any one beginning point identified for man’s first application of their medicinal benefits. It is only when human societies started to leave evidence behind of their interaction with plants that we can say for certain how critical a role plants have played in those most ancient of times for both healing and nutrition. Some of the most ancient records of course come from that of the ancient Egyptians such as the Ebers Papyrus as well as that of the ancient Greeks. It is recorded how numerous plants would be used to treat illness in these ancient societies, many species of plants which are still used today in both contemporary natural medicinal applications as well as in more formal settings such as hospitals and pharmacies. Modern medicine, with all of i…

What is Cannabichromene (CBC)?

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Did you know that CBD, although largely unresearched, is the 3rd most prevalent cannabinoid in the cannabis sativa plant? What is CBC? When speaking of cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, CBD (Cannabidiol) and THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) are usually the only two mentioned, and this is unsurprising as they are the most common cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Not withstanding, there seems to be another cannabinoid with similar medical potentials making waves in the Health industry today; this cannabinoid is called Cannabichromene (CBC) and is also found within the cannabis plant.
Cannabichromene or CBC is one of the lesser known cannabinoids at the moment, and this is due to the minimal level of research conducted on it and the absence of quantitative information available. Despite all these, it is the third most prominent cannabinoid in cannabis sativa l.
First discovered in 1966, CBC has a similar origin as both THC and CBD as they can all be traced to Cannabigerolic acid (CBG…

CBD for Acne Prevention

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Did you know that acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, with over 50 million people being affected yearly?
As one of the signs of puberty, it is most common at adolescence; this, however, does not encourage the misconception that only teenagers can be affected by the condition as it can occur at any age. What is Acne? Acne is a common skin problem, and as such, several treatment methods have been suggested as remedies. It is not unusual to link the skin disease to diet, but although scientists have found that a diet rich in zinc, Vitamin A and E may help lower the chances of acne, the link between the two factors is considered controversial. Other common treatments include supplements, moisturizers and topical creams. Although not all suggested treatments for acne are supported by research, recent reports have shown that cannabidiol may provide treatment for the skin condition.
Acne is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease caused by overworked sebaceous glands. It…

The Impact of CBD on PTSD

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For years, cannabis and hemp have been used as a coping mechanism for individuals with traumatic experiences; however, such a practice was always deemed untoward and problematic. The negative image attached to the use of cannabis and hemp is slowly being erased as we develop a better understanding of the therapeutic effects of the plant. 
Scientists have begun conducting extensive research to discover whether cannabis can be effective in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. A study published in the Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence has established a direct relationship between cannabis use and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Before exploring CBD’s ability to alleviate symptoms associated with the disorder, it is necessary to understand what PTSD is. What Is PTSD? PTSD or Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychological condition that is caused by a violent, disturbing and terrifying event which is either witnessed or experienced. Individuals who go through suc…

CBD and Skincare

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The skin is the largest organ of the human body. It acts as a protective barrier, sheltering the insides of the body and serving as a defense against environmental factors. One unique feature of the skin is that it exists in a continuum; a constant cycle of growth where the old cells die and are replaced by newly formed cells. 
Many individuals are unaware of the importance of healthy skin, the extent of it’s functions, and how CBD can impact the health of your skin. Functions of The Skin The skin is affected by and also affects every aspect of human life. Diet, geographical location and daily routine all influence and determine the health of the skin. Here are a few reasons why the skin is vital. 

The skin defines a person's physical appearance.
When the skin is not adequately taken care of, it becomes dull and uneven patches may appear. Lack of proper skin care also enhances the development of wrinkles as the skin will begin to lose its elasticity. 

The skin provides protection. 

Type 1 Diabetes and CBD

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Over 1/3 of the entire population of Americans are currently living with either type one or type two diabetes. The numbers reveal that the prevalence of diabetes in the USA is not a trivial issue.
In seeking solutions to the problem, researchers have stumbled upon CBD as a possible panacea. To identify the possible connection between Type 1 diabetes and CBD, we will discuss the causes and effects of diabetes as well as CBD as a potential treatment option. What is Type 1 Diabetes? Diabetes, also referred to as diabetes mellitus, is a term used in describing a group of metabolic diseases which result in a significant rise in a person's blood sugar levels.
Unlike type-2 diabetes, which is characterized by the body’s inability to absorb insulin, type 1 diabetes is characterized by the body's inability to produce insulin. Type-1 diabetes occurs when the immune system fails to fight against bacteria and viruses but instead, attacks the pancreas and destroys the beta cells that pr…

The Impact of CBD on Alzheimer's Disease

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Cognitive decline is one of the most prominent fears in the elderly. As we age, the thought of becoming senile or overly dependent on others can be quite worrisome. Recent research has provided some promising links between CBD and Alzheimer’s Disease, and the purpose of this post is to identify the nature of this relationship and consider the possibilities of CBD in the treatment of Alzheimer’s. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia and a progressive and irreversible brain disorder that slowly impairs memory, thinking skills, behavior, and eventually, one’s ability to carry out the simplest tasks.
As a progressive disease, symptoms of Alzheimer’s develop slowly and typically worsen over time. The disease primarily affects the cognitive function and is characterized by the presence of clumps and tangled fibers in certain regions of the brain. These clumps, referred to as amyloid plaques are found in areas of the brain that are responsible…

The Impact of CBD on Cancer Cells

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Did you know that according to the World Health Organization, cancer remains a leading cause of death worldwide? 
This disease is said to be caused by various factors including diet, genetics, and lifestyle. It is believed that addressing the factors which contribute to the development of the cancerous cells may go a long way in preventing it. 
New research shows that CBD can have a positive impact on cancer cells in the body and in order to understand this phenomenon, we must understand what cancer is and how it can be affected by cannabidiol. What is Cancer? Cancer is a generic term which is used to refer to a group of diseases, characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells and which affect different organs in the body. One prominent feature with which cancer can be identified is its ability to metastasize. The interaction between a person's genetic factors and the biological, physical and chemical carcinogens result in the mutation and conversion of healt…

The Benefits of CBD for Pets

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Although CBD has gained popularity in the world today, there are still a few individuals who are ignorant of the origin, uses, and the benefits of this compound. In recent times, scientists and health specialists discovered this miracle drug and its ability to restore balance to the human body and reduce symptoms of various ailments. If you are privy to this information, then you must know that discoveries are being made daily and one of these is the benefits of CBD for pets. Humans are not the only species lucky enough to benefit from the hidden treasure of the hemp plant.  What is CBD? Cannabidiol or CBD, as it is popularly known, is one of over 110 chemical compounds found in the cannabis saliva plant. According to researchers, the marijuana and hemp plant originates from the same cannabis sativa plant, but each has a different concentration of chemical compounds. Whereas marijuana is known to contain a high concentration of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a major psychoactive compound…

The Benefits of Water Soluble CBD

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Water Soluble CBD is the newest CBD related discovery in the world of healthcare.
The discovery of the ability to produce water-soluble CBD, though still in its infancy, has the potential to reduce the amount of second-guessing involved in using CBD as treatment. Water-soluble CBD is creating a whole new market for CBD consumption, and so it is important to understand what it actually is and its overall effect on CBD consumption. What is Water Soluble CBD? In simple terms and as the name suggests, "water-soluble" has to do with the ability of CBD to be easily dissolved in water. With this, we can understand why this new trend is gaining popularity and making waves already. 
According to recent research, when CBD is engineered to be water soluble, it increases its bioavailability. Bioavailability is a pharmacological term which refers to the rate at which an administered drug is absorbed through the systemic circulation. In essence, when the bioavailability of CBD is increase…

Hemp Seed Oil vs. CBD Oil

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The market for CBD products is growing at a rapid rate.
The increasing demand for all things CBD-related has every company looking for a means to grab its share of the pie. Hundreds of companies keep popping up daily, all claiming to sell CBD products and for individuals looking for an effective cure for a variety of illnesses, it may be difficult to distinguish between reputable companies selling real CBD products and companies of ill repute selling fakes. These companies, bank on the ignorance of most consumers and end up delivering sub-par goods which do not live up to their claims.
In order to ensure that you get your money’s worth and do not fall prey to the numerous frauds claiming to be producers and distributors of CBD products, it is essential to identify the fundamental difference between real CBD products and Hemp seed oil products. What is the difference between Hemp Seed Oil and CBD? Hemp Seed Oil can be extracted from the seeds of all plants belonging to the cannabis gen…

CBD Oil Uses and Benefits

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CBD is a compound found in Hemp. CBD is also known as cannabidiol.  The human body normally produces cannabinoids, and there are numerous receptors all over the body for these cannabinoids to attach too with the highest number of receptors located in the brain. CBD oils when ingested cause the cannabinoids produced by the body to connect to their receptors, thereby eliciting the effects that have been linked with CBD oil usage.
CBD receptors located in the brain help in pain management, improvement of appetite, coordination and movement, improvement in emotions, memory, and mood, etc. Other CBD receptors located in the immune system helps the body fight against and resist infection and also evoke anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.
CBD oil can be used orally, inhaled nasally, used intravenously or even used topically on the skin; all of these routes of administrations have been proven to yield the desired beneficial results. Uses andBenefits of Cannabinoid OilsAnti-inflammatory a…

CBD and Relief for Arthritis Pain

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Full Spectrum CBD as an Anti-Inflammatory One of the main components of the medicinal effects of the hemp plant is CBD. One of the best properties associated with cannabinoids are it's anti-inflammatory properties. Doctors often recommend the use of CBD for the treatment of inflammation associated with several ailments including arthritis. The effect of CBD in inflammation has been studied by professionals who claimed that the ability of receptor binding and the chemistry of CBD, make it a core component of the hemp plant. It is the reason that CBD is very helpful in dealing with inflammation . In 2015, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Hadassah School, research took place . This study assessed the effectiveness of a full spectrum CBD and it's effects on pain. The research concluded that full spectrum CBD was in fact effective when dealing with pain and inflammation. In this article, the benefits of full spectrum CBD and it's potential effects on arthritis, rheuma…

Can CBD Relieve Anxiety?

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CBD is an amazing component derived from the hemp plant. Full spectrum CBD contains all the cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant without the psychotropic effects. Distinctive cannabinoids have diverse potential for relieving an extensive variety of disorders, including Anxiety Disorders.  What is Anxiety? According to the American Psychological Association, Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes like increased blood pressure (American Psychological Association , 2018).
Individuals with anxiety disorders typically experience intrusive thoughts or concerns. They may stay away from specific circumstances as a result of stress. They may also possess physical symptoms, for example, sweating, trembling, dizziness, or a rapid heartbeat (American Psychological Association , 2018). The severity or duration of an anxious episode can sometimes be out of proportion to the original trigger or stressor. Physical symptoms, for example, …

What is Full Spectrum CBD?

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Contents of Full spectrum CBD Full spectrum CBD contains all the cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant. The list of contents present In Full spectrum CBD oil is very long; there is nothing kept down or left out. Different cannabinoids possess different potential advantages that can address a wide range of illness, both all alone and in relation with each other, and with CBD. Among cannabinoids, a concern regarding THC is raised, so it needs to be understood that its rate in this formula will not induce the psychoactive effect. Scientific experts make Full spectrum CBD oil by extracting the entire source of the plant and refining it down into the oil. This brings the greater part of properties and molecules along with it. A full spectrum product often works better as compared to other CBD isolate. It comprises of a range of minerals, essential vitamins, fatty acids, flavonoids, protein, terpenes, chlorophyll, and fiber which are discussed below in the article. Depending on the re…

Full Spectrum CBD vs. CBD Distillate

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Hemp is a plant with the one of the most extended histories of development being cultivated for over 6,000 years. However, people need more knowledge regarding this. (Sabo, Horvat, Stilinovic, Berenji, & Vukmirovic, 2013). Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is a naturally occurring component of industrial hemp. CBD oil is among the 85 cannabinoids found in hemp and is mainstream for its medicinal advantages. After THC, CBD oil is the second-most-plenteous constituent of hemp. Thought to be generally safe, CBD has been utilized medicinally for a considerable length of time. The cannabinoid profile of industrial hemp is perfect for individuals searching for the health advantages of CBD without the "high" of the THC. The main feature of CBD is that it is non-psychoactive. It is mostly utilized in the form of oil. It eradicates the harmful effects of THC like intoxication, drowsiness, getting high and memory impairment. In the body, the endocannabinoid system holds a strong part with CB…

The Benefits of CBD for Athletes

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Athletes are the individuals most susceptible to injuries. In athletes, injuries can develop slowly through repetitive, hard training activities. Some of the athletic injuries include; Anterior Cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries that are mostly related to sports like soccer, baseball, and football; Tendonitis is the irritation of the tendon and other delicate tissue interfacing muscle to bone. It is regularly caused by monotonous development, setting strain on the ligament, and contrarily affecting the influenced zone after some time.
Baseball, one of the most widely played sports, can lead to many injuries to it's athletes. Athletes who play baseball have to be very careful regarding their health. The average patient age reported at a hospital with injuries related to playing baseball was approximately 21 years, with a peak in the 16 to 19 age group. Patients with fractures had an average age below the overall mean, while those with internal derangement of the knee, patellofemoral…