Hemp

Hemp
By Aimee Gould Shunney, ND
October 11, 2019

The popularity and use of cannabidiol (CBD) has exploded since 2014, and the passage of the federal 2018 Farm Bill that clearly legalized hemp (and the cannabinoids extracted from hemp) has only served to skyrocket use even more. Since January 2019, CBD-rich hemp extracts are available at CVS, Kroger, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and more – not to mention the 2,000+ independent health food stores, doctors’ offices, and dispensaries that have been carrying them for much longer. Over 1,000 hemp CBD companies now exist in the retail sector and it would be a gross misconception to think they’ve all...

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Hemp, Cannabis
By Christopher Shade, PhD
January 25, 2018

Of all the healing botanicals that adorn our planet, few offer the astonishing phytochemical bounty of cannabis. This flowering plant contains a cornucopia of 400 unique chemicals, with approximately 70 non-psychogenic but potent bioactive cannabinoids.1,2 These non-psychogenic cannabinoids are amazingly versatile. Breakthrough research shows cannabinoids may treat everything from opiate addiction to epilepsy, the pain of arthritis and fibromyalgia, and even enhance the efficacy of mainstream treatments for cancer.3-5

Humans discovered the healing and balancing...

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