• How To Avoid Common Mistakes When Buying CBD

    How To Avoid Common Mistakes When Buying CBD

    by Nadia of the Healing Factory UNDERSTANDING CBD & THC CBD oil can be made from either hemp or marijuana, both of which are Cannabis plants.  Cannabis contains a variety of different compounds called Cannabinoids, the most dominant and well known are CBD and THC. Hemp-based CBD oils are the ones that you’ll see for sale online and in grocery stores and contains a very high concentration of CBD, and a very low concentration of THC (0.3% or less). Marijuana also contains CBD but is abundant in THC (15 % - 40%) and can give a ‘head-high’ which is why...

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  • Could cannabis help former NHL players manage concussion symptoms?

    Could cannabis help former NHL players manage concussion symptoms?

    The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is currently conducting a 5 year study to examine the effects of CBD for the treatment of traumatic brain injuries and concussions. By combining CBD with an NMDA antagonist (an anesthetic used in animals and humans), the researchers believe the combination can reduce post-injury brain cell inflammation, headache, pain and other symptoms associated with concussion. The findings of a pre-clinical pilot study were recently released, and they show that the combination therapy improved the cognitive functions of animals, compared with those treated with a single vehicle. In addition, there were no adverse effects from either the combination...

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  • What does full spectrum or broad spectrum mean?

    What does full spectrum or broad spectrum mean?

    "Broad Spectrum" or "Full Spectrum" are terms used to describe the raw extraction of the most desirable compounds found in the hemp plant and ending up with all of cannabinoids, terpenes, and fatty acids. Traditionally, full spectrum has included THC, but as extraction technologies have improved and industrial hemp was legalized, more products have been introduced without the THC and thus the "Broad Spectrum" label. Extraction of the whole plant profile that gives you full spectrum is done through a sophisticated CO2 extraction process that draws the whole plant profile as shown below.  click to enlarge click to enlarge The controlled manufacturing process used keeps...

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  • How is CBD extracted from the hemp plant?

    How is CBD extracted from the hemp plant?

    Excellent video explaining this process Throughout history, medicinal plants have been used by all civilizations to treat various illnesses. More recently, scientific evidence is showing that our ancestors were on to something. This has led to an explosion in manufacturing, research, and use of plant-based extractions. But how do they get the stuff out of the plant? Well, there are many ways in which extractions are done. In the old times, people would ingest fresh or dried plants. Eventually they realized that they could crush and grind these plants to yield more medicine. This was fine if you had to...

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  • Is CBD legal?

    Is CBD legal?

    Before getting into this business we looked into the legal status of CBD and found that there is a lot of confusion around this question. This is what we've learned... Yes! The 2018 Farm Bill set a statute that legalized the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa) as long as it contained no more than 0.3% of THC. Now, all parts of the hemp plant are federally legal to grow and utilize for commerce.  At the state level, federal law supersedes state law per the constitution. From a regulations perspective, these products are regulated as supplements . Just prior the 2018 Farm Bill: We had to spend quite...

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  • Will I fail a drug test if I use your products?

    Will I fail a drug test if I use your products?

    No! We remove all traces of THC so you can use our products worry-free!Generally speaking, if you are being subjected to a drug test, the testing party is screening for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), not CBD. Most CBD products on the market today must have less than 0.3% THC to be legal. Removing these trace levels of THC is not required, but we make sure to take the necessary (and expensive) steps to do so.If you do decide to go with a different brand, note that there is a slight possibility of a "false positive" test. While there are many other substances...

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