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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,...
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...
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...
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.   Imaginal CBD Gummies   And it doesn’t seem...
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...
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.  Epidiolex For many in the CBD community, the DEA’s decision has been a long time coming,...
Chris Cuomo is using CBD as part of his coronavirus regimen
Chris Cuomo, the host of Cuomo Prime Time on CNN, was recently diagnosed with COVID-19 and is currently recuperating at his home in the Hamptons.  (Chris Cuomo)  We recently got a look at Chris Cuomo’s treatment regimen through his wife’s...
An open letter to Seth Meyers from a CBD lover
Dear Seth,  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...
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.  (Agriculture has been essential to humans since ancient times) Some...
CBD, THC and the Entourage Effect: A deep dive
Did you know that the hemp plant has over 500 unique compounds? (The hemp plant has over 500 unique compounds) These compounds can be placed in groups that include omega fatty acids, cannabinoids, terpenoids, and flavonoids. If you are a...
The Endocannabinoid System
High school biology was a great class. The tests might not have been fun but we learned many new facts. (High school biology was fun) We learned about genetics; that’s where we learned that humans share 98% of our genetic...
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...
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...
CBD and Drug Tests: Here’s everything you 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...