Importance of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

Cannabis: Ancient Beginnings The cannabis plant originated in Mongolia and Siberia, where evidence of human cultivation of cannabis dates back 12,000 years, making it among the oldest cultivated plants on Earth. Then, as now, cannabis fiber was used to make rope and textiles and its seeds, which are high in protein, were valued as a Read More »

CBD - A natural treatment for anxiety

by, Tracey Roizman, DC An estimated 18% of U.S. adults live with an anxiety disorder, making anxiety the most prevalent mental health issue facing Americans. At a cost of $65 billion per year in treatment expenses and lost work productivity, it is also a very expensive condition. But anxiety doesn’t have to be either of Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions About Private Label CBD

by, Tracey Roizman, DC Over the past few years, the doors have been thrown (practically) wide open for hemp and hemp-derived products, including everything from cultivation and manufacture to marketing and advertising. While the industry is well-positioned for tremendous growth and there is a pervading sense of curiosity and excitement, the atmosphere around the hemp Read More »

CBD Dosing Schedule

by, Tracey Roizman, DC How and When to Take CBD for Optimal Results One of the most appealing things about supplementing with CBD for many health-conscious people is that CBD works with the body’s inherent systems of maintenance, repair, and regeneration to promote health naturally. And, as a consumer, once you’ve done your due diligence, Read More »

Thru-Hiking with CBD

by, Tracey Roizman, DC Thru-hiking is a rigorous sport that offers as many challenges as rewards. When you are in the most remote areas on the trail the equipment and supplies on your back are all you have to get you safely through. For this reason, good planning and smart packing are the first steps Read More »

CBD oil benefits for Runners

  by, Tracey Roizman, DC Many athletes find their bliss in long-distance running. It could be the hours of solitude if you’re a solitary runner, or you might prefer the comradery of running with friends. Maybe you run for the advanced level of fitness it provides or perhaps your reward is the runner’s high that Read More »

Broad Spectrum Phytocannabinoid Hemp Oil vs. CBD Isolate

  by, Tracey Roizman, DC With the rapidly expanding legalization of hemp and subsequent ramping up of cannabinoid research you can be sure that many scientists will be kept busy for the foreseeable future documenting and cataloging the precise, detailed biological fingerprint of each of the more than 120 known phytocannabinoids as well as all Read More »

Hemp is now legal in USA

by, Tracey Roizman, DC Amidst the frenzy of the 2018 holiday season, the federal government gave Americans a long-awaited gift in the form of the 2018 Farm Bill. The Bill represents a landmark legislative achievement in that it reclassified hemp from an illegal, Schedule I substance to an agricultural commodity. By so doing, it will Read More »

by, Tracey Roizman, DC Cannabinoids were originally discovered in cannabis species in the 1940s, and, in accordance with common scientific convention, were named in their honor. Eventually, over 120 cannabinoids would be identified in cannabis species alone. We now know that cannabinoids exist throughout the plant kingdom. Together, they are referred to as phytocannabinoids, “phyto-” Read More »

CBD for Athletes

Elite and competitive athletes are always on the lookout for supplements that can help them perform better, recover faster from grueling workouts, avoid injuries, and heal more rapidly when injuries occur. For an increasing number of high-level athletes, CBD fits the bill. As the legal barriers restricting the use of cannabis continue to fall away, Read More »