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Roger Adams, the man who changed the world

And it all began in 1940 when Roger Adams isolated CBD. In 1939, two years after Congress introduced the Marihuana Tax Act, Adams got a license from the Treasury Department to work with cannabis oil. His work attracted national security experts who wished to use it to give the US an advantage in the Second World War. In 1942, the Office of Strategic Services, the CIA's predecessor, drew on his work to try and develop a truth serum. Although his cannabis research didn’t lead to the development

An Introduction to Elderberries

Elderberries are antioxidant-rich plants used since ancient times for their medicinal and therapeutic benefits. Archaeological evidence indicates that human societies have used elderberry since at least the stone age. The ancient Egyptians used elderberries to heal burns and improve their complexions, while Native American societies used it to treat infections. Elderberries were also popular among the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Dioscorides, the Greek Botanist, recommended using wine made from e

Understanding Cannabinoids: Cannabinoids 101

If you asked most people how many compounds there are in the cannabis plant, they might say two; THC and CBD. These two are the most popular cannabis compounds, and they are the ones most people are familiar with. However, they are not the only compounds in the hemp plant. When you mention these two, you are barely scratching the surface. Most people would be shocked to learn that researchers have identified more than 480 distinct compounds in the cannabis plant.

Curcumin and The Brain: What you need to know

Curcumin and The Brain: What you need to know This is the fourth article in our curcumin series. You can read the other items in this series by clicking here. How well do you know your spices? Are you a spice master like Lior Lev Sercarz, the self-proclaimed "King of Spices”? Or are you a complete novice still trying to figure out the difference between cumin and curcumin? Regardless of where you stand in the spice hierarchy, there are some spices that you must have heard off, and one of them

CBD vs. CBG: What’s the Difference?

Would you watch a show called ‘Keeping up with Medical Marijuana’? It would be like Keeping up with the Kardashians, but instead of gossipy millionaires, you’d get real information on CBD, THC, CBG, CBN & More. I’d binge-watch every season and spin-off, but I doubt E! will make it any time soon. CBD and THC have taken the world by storm, and they aren’t slowing down any time soon, but CBG may be just as important if not more !!

Curcumin and the Immune System

This is the second article in our series on curcumin. If you haven’t had a chance to read the first article in this series, click here. Have you ever stopped to wonder how our bodies work? They are marvelous feats of biology and engineering that scientists are still working to understand. We are continually learning new things about our bodies, but at the same time, there is a lot we do not know. Our bodies are marvels of biology and engineering.

Is CBD psychoactive?

A few years ago, CBD hit the mainstream, and since then, its popularity has soared. CBD is in everything right now from gummies to pillows, Yes, you read that right, pillows. And it doesn’t seem like CBD’s popularity is going to fade anytime soon. In fact, according to experts, by 2025, the CBD industry will be worth about $9.69 billion. CBD is here to stay. There are several reasons why CBD has become so popular, and one of them is the claim that CBD is not psychoactive. But is this true?

CBD and Drug Tests: Here’s everything should know

Over the past few years, CBD has become extremely popular. To give you an idea of CBD's popularity, it is consistently covered by CNN, MSNBC, and BBC, three of the most popular media companies in the world. The fact that you are reading this article is a testament to CBD’s popularity. But you aren’t here to read about CBD’s popularity. You are here to get an answer to one of the most frequently asked questions in the CBD world. Will using CBD make me fail my drug test?

CBD and Sleep: What Does Science Say?

By now, you've probably heard about CBD, the wellness product that has taken the world by storm. It’s not an exaggeration to say that it’s perhaps the most popular wellness product of the 21st century. If you are not familiar with CBD, it's short for cannabidiol, one of the major compounds of the hemp plant. One of the reasons why CBD is popular is because it doesn't produce an intoxicating effect, unlike THC, another primary cannabis compound.

Curcumin: The reason we love turmeric

In India, if you go to a spice shop and ask for turmeric, the attendant may give you a knowing smile, nod their head and say, “Ah, the golden spice.” It’s no secret that Indians love turmeric; they are the world's largest producers and consumers of the spice. In Sanskrit, the language of Indian classics, turmeric has many names: Most of these names reference turmeric’s golden color, it's the spice's most well-known feature. But do you know what gives turmeric its distinct hue?

Parts of the hemp plant and their uses

Since ancient times, agriculture has played a massive role in human society. It has led to the establishment of ancient states, the improvement of trade and the growth of populations. Some of the plants that played a significant role in the ancient world are wheat, peas,rice, and hemp. In this article, we are going to focus on one of the most important plants of the ancient and modern world, hemp. We are going to dive into hemp, specifically looking at the parts of the hemp plant and their use

An open letter to Seth Meyers from a CBD lover

My name is Wilfred, and I am one of your biggest fans. I loved you on SNL; I love your work on late Night With Seth Meyers, I even enjoyed The Short Halloween. I'm not a super fan by any stretch of the imagination, but I do appreciate your work. My favorite bit of Seth Meyers' content is A Closer Look. For those who are unfamiliar with Seth's work, this is a short segment lasting anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes, where Seth really goes into one of the day’s main stories.

DEA deschedules Epidiolex, the first CBD drug: What does it all mean?

In a move whose effects have been felt even in the stock market, the DEA decided to remove Epidiolex from the controlled substance list. For many in the CBD community, the DEA’s decision has been a long time coming, but what does it mean for the industry? In this article, we endeavor to find out. What is the controlled substance list? To fully appreciate the impact of the DEA’s decision, we need to understand the controlled substance list and why it exists. To do this, we have to travel back

Curcumin and The Heart: What you need to know

This is the third article in our series on how curcumin affects the body. In the first article, we looked at curcumin in general. In the second article, we looked at how curcumin interacts with the immune system. And in this article, we are going to look at how curcumin interacts with the heart. Let’s dive in. Someone once compared the human body to a car, and I am yet to find a more apt comparison to describe the complexity of the human condition. A car is an intricate marvel of engineering, a
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