Medical Mike's Hemp Wellness Blog

Michael Vanacoro

CBD vs CBG: The effects, benefits, strains, and best products

CBD deserves every ounce of acclaim it’s received as the world’s most popular alternative to THC. In fact, you might have noticed we’re quite fond of Vermont CBD at Medical Mike’s. But CBD isn’t the only non-psychoactive cannabinoid with intriguing physiological effects. We think it’s time CBD shared the spotlight with another member of the hemp family–CBG. Medical Mike's Hemp Reserve CBG Oil:https://medicalmikes.com/products/2000mg-full-spectrum-cbg-cbd-oil What is CBG? CBG (Cannabigerol) stands on its own as a therapeutic, non-intoxicating compound, which transforms in other cannabinoids during hemp’s flowering phase. And when combined with CBD in full spectrum products, CBG can support an even...

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Michael Vanacoro

COVID-19 and CBD: The Misconceptions and The Truth

With the amount of panic in the world right now, knowing the truth and debunking misconceptions about the Coronavirus is more important than ever. Unfortunately, there have been countless incorrect claims being made on the basis that CBD, a non-psychoactive chemical compound found in cannabis plant varieties, can somehow “cure” Covid-19 and the sickness it brings. As much as we’d love to believe that cannabidiol, or CBD, could do such a thing, it is simply not true.  Sadly, this isn’t the only false information being spread in this chaotic time. From discussing CBD companies’ false claims to viral articles talking...

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Michael Vanacoro

5 Ways Hemp is a Sustainable Renewable Resource

  Currently, our world is in the middle of an environmental crisis. With climate change wreaking havoc across the globe and causing distress for so many communities, people everywhere are looking for alternative, more sustainable lifestyle choices. Thankfully, we’re beginning to learn that hemp may be our saving grace.  The hemp plant was federally legalized for cultivation back in 2018, though it has been around for thousands of years. During some of civilization’s earliest times, hemp was being utilized for building materials, paper, and so much more. So, why have we strayed from these sustainable times? Now that the plant...

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Michael Vanacoro

All the (Seriously Exciting) Ways hemp is Changing the World

  With such a negative stigma, hemp has been associated with some of the world’s most dangerous drugs. Openly cultivated, and then, globally banned, the plant has long remained in the dark, turning cultivators and consumers into “criminals”. But as years have passed, the persistent spread of hemp has sparked debate worldwide. The more we learn about the plant, the more that stigma fades. Truly, the hemp movement has taken charge, bringing with it numerous advantages that were unknown earlier. Though the hemp industry is reaching new heights, growing to a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide, what's less visible (and arguably...

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