or respiratory system, the EndoCannabinoid System makes and regulates the Endo-Cannabinoids made by our bodies. The cannabis plant has the highest concentration of Cannabinoids of any plant on our fine planet. In short, Cannabinoids promote cellular homeostasis, and are ESSENTIAL to the human diet. It has been shown that a host of neurological, inflammatory, and autoimmune conditions are linked to cannabinoid deficiency. See HERE.
- CBD is a Neuroprotectant and may aid in the prevention of Neurodegeneration
- Cannabidiol is an anti-inflammatory and may help with pain and arthritis
- Studies have shown the potential for Cannabinoids as a treatment for anxiety and depression
- A recent clinical study showed that CBD is "safe" and "well tolerated" in high doses
- Studies have been limited on CBD but are growing every year.
Cannabidiol is not scheduled. CBD does not cause the "high" associated with the THC in marijuana. We are developing new understanding with regards to THC and CBD. As our global consciousness evolves it is vital that we maintain a difference between the two compounds. Studies have shown medical potential for both compounds, however, THC comes with some impairment. Until new legislation comes to pass we must make clear the distinction between CBD and THC.
Successful testimonials and trials regarding Cannabidiol and seizure reduction in children has heightened demand for CBD products. With Marijuana cultivation not an option for most Americans we have started to turn to Hemp as the source of Cannabidiol with tremendous success.
Since the signing of the Agricultural Act of 2014, over 20 states, including Kentucky, South Carolina and North Carolina have passed laws creating pilot and research programs.
CBD research and demand is increasing. Hemp seems to be the solution. We will update this page with the newest CBD Information as fast as we can collect it.
Farmers in North Carolina will be able to secure a license with the Department
Beginning on August 10th, 2016 at THE BLOCK off biltmore, in downtown Asheville. We will have the first Wednesday Hemp Day event, discussing these topics. Check it out here.
Happy Hemping. Can't wait to see you there !
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Cannabinoids for Neuropathic Pain
Medical Marijuana and Epilepsy
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