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Everything You Should Know Before Buying CBD

Everything You Should Know Before Buying CBD CBD is rapidly gaining popularity in the medical field and in the consumer market, but such a rapid spike in popularity often leave you with plenty of unanswered questions. For a quick panoramic, read our high-points-only rundown of what you need to know before buying your own CBD products:   A recap: What is CBD? CBD is short for Cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in cannabis. Many associate cannabis with marijuana and getting high, which isn’t untrue, but it also isn’t the whole picture. Another important member of the cannabis family is hemp, and the main difference between hemp and marijuana is that marijuana has a high quantity of THC, while hemp has...

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CBD Dosing, or 'Finding Your Sweet Spot'

How CBD Dosing Works Chances are that if you’ve read about CBD at all, you’ve learned that it’s a pretty miraculous chemical compound that can treat anything from headaches to cancer symptoms. If you do even more reading, you learn that this enormous range of treatments is achieved by affecting the Endocannabinoid System—a biological system that regulates many of our physiological processes. But, of course, a natural question that follows from learning all of this is, how does CBD “know” which of these things to do and when to do them? Does CBD do all of these things every time it’s ingested? For everyone? Whenever it’s taken? And does taking more CBD mean you get more of all of these...

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Using CBD to Treat Acne

CBD vs. Acne Most of us are either struggling or have struggled at some with our fair (or unfair) share of whiteheads and blackheads. We know how stressful it can be to simply be the victim of a breakout, and much more so when it comes right before an important interview, a school dance, or some other important social or professional event. If you’ve had a particularly bad experience with acne, chances are you know that, while there are countless products that claim to be efficient treatments, there are very few that offer a complete solution with little or no adverse side effects—which can be even more frustrating in the end! Fortunately, there might be a treatment that offers exactly...

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CBD: "Bioavailability?"

CBD’s Bioavailability CBD products come in a huge spread of different forms—from oils to dabs to pills—which is great for users because it allows everyone to tailor his or her experience to a certain schedule, dosage, or comfort in administration. The method you choose to ingest CBD greatly affects the strength of the product going into your system. This means that the intake method has an effect on CBD’s bioavailability, which is the percentage of the chemical absorbed into your bloodstream—or, how much of the ingested chemical becomes effective and active in your system. 100% bioavailability is achieved when a chemical is injected directly into your bloodstream, and this measure is used to determine the bioavailability achieved from other methods....

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CBD vs Obesity & Metabolism

Metabolism, Weight Loss, and CBD Pretty much everybody wants to lose weight, but for a lot of us it can be harder than just signing up for a gym membership. The roadblocks can range anywhere from not being able to afford a membership, to not having time to hit the gym, to even having the unfortunate metabolic disposition to gain weight—or, at least, to not lose it. So… maybe you’ve tried to go to the gym, maybe you’ve tried every diet you can find, maybe you’ve cut out sweets and indulgences, maybe you’ve tried every last weight loss technique—traditional or those “in vogue”—and you’re simply not getting the results that you want. At the risk of sounding like an infomercial,...

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