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Is CBG Oil the New CBD?

Is CBG Oil the New CBD?

By now, you’ve heard all the buzz about CBD. Who hasn’t? The powerful, natural supplement seems to be everywhere— in cannabis-infused oils, edibles, lotions, beverages, and even suppositories. Really. CBD does a body (and mind) good, which is why new cannabis products continue to hit the market daily. But have you heard about CBG—the lesser-known cannabinoid?   Like cannabidiol (CBD), cannabigerol (CBG) also contains neuroprotective properties that enhance focus, elevate mood, and alleviate stress—a trifecta of essential healing to keep you feeling calmer in today’s hectic world.   We all need to calm down!   So, what’s the difference between...

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Michael Vanacoro
How Long Does CBD Stay in Your System?

How Long Does CBD Stay in Your System?

How Long Does CBD Stay in Your System? (How long does cannabidiol stay in your system) CBD has become incredibly popular in the mainstream wellness space. But if you’re just starting out on your hemp journey, you may have some questions about exactly how this compound works, feels, and just how long it stays in your system. To empower you with essential CBD knowledge, we’ve covered some frequently asked questions about CBD, including what you can expect to feel, different consumption methods, and how long does CBD oil last? But First, What is CBD? CBD (or cannabidiol) is one of...

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How CBG Became One of the Most Practical Cannabinoids

How CBG Became One of the Most Practical Cannabinoids

Cannabigerol is a CBD-like substance extracted from cannabis plants. Many phytocannabinoids come from the same cannabis plant in an acidic form called cannabigerol acid. The flowering process converts CBDA into various compounds such as THC, CBD, and CBN. CBG is one of the compounds extracted from the same plant. What is CBG Oil? Organic CBG oil is a cannabis-based product, extracted from cannabigerol and there are numerous uses for this product. The CBG oil extraction process starts with cannabigerol’s decarboxylation, and variation in the procedure results in different compounds. Decarboxylation is a technique that activates raw cannabis and creates a...

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Michael Vanacoro
How Old Do You Have to Be to Buy CBD?

How Old Do You Have to Be to Buy CBD?

The CBD market is skyrocketing. Why? Cannabidiol is a safe, non-toxic, and non-psychoactive solution for anyone seeking natural relief for a variety of health conditions—no prescription or over-the-counter meds required. However, as CBD’s popularity increases, so does some uncertainty concerning its legality and efficacy. Those curious about adding cannabidiol to their daily wellness regimen want to know… Is CBD legal? How old do you have to be to use CBD? How does CBD make you feel?   For starters, let’s address its legality…   Is CBD Legal?   Yes. The 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp, including the plant’s flowers,...

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