Author - Dr. Jim Collins

CBD and Aging

CBD and Aging

Throughout the centuries, people have used plants for their natural healing benefits and anti-aging properties. The hemp plant, which contains large amounts of CBD, is no exception. It has been valued for its ability to: reduce pain and inflammation protect nerve cells, organs and tissues boost biological systems These abilities may bring about greater health and wellness as people age. Aging is a complex process involving biology, emotional health and various environmental and social factors. It involves much more than diseases and...

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Hemp vs Cannabis

Hemp vs Cannabis

While there has always been some confusion regarding the differences between hemp and cannabis, a few key characteristics set them apart. Perhaps the most important difference is the amount of THC that is found in both plants. Hemp can contain zero THC, the component of the plant that causes euphoria and the feelings of being “high.” Or, in the United States it can legally contain 0.3% or less. On the other hand, cannabis can contain between 30% to 50% THC,...

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CBD and Dogs

CBD and Dogs

CBD has been used by people for a number of physical and emotional health purposes. Additionally, it is now being used to help manage certain symptoms in dogs. Some dog owners report that CBD provides relief to their dog’s inflammation and pain, provides a calming effect and has even helped to reduce seizures. Recent research has been validating these benefits. A study conducted at Cornell University in 2018 reported that CBD significantly reduced pain. It even increased activity in dogs suffering...

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