Whole-plant Hemp and the Entourage Effect Classic pharmaceutical principles do not apply to cannabis products

Whole-plant Hemp and the Entourage Effect

As cannabis science continues to build substantiation, many companies are developing products that attempt to apply classic pharmaceutical principles to cannabis products. They figure that by separating a specific cannabinoid from the rest of the hemp plant, they can target treatment more accurately. Sounds logical, right? But in 2015, a team of researchers out of Israel published a watershed report that turned that logic upside down. The report indicates that isolated cannabinoids yield bell-curve results…

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What Is CBD? Learn more about this naturally occuring chemical compound

CBD Molecule - What is CBD

What is CBD? Cannabidiol (or CBD) is a naturally occurring chemical compound found in hemp that’s classified as a cannabinoid. Like all other cannabinoids, CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system. This central regulatory system is known to affect bodily processes such as appetite, mood and sleep. Without any external influence, the body naturally produces its own cannabinoids that bind to cannabinoid receptors in both the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. This existing…

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