Yes, it’s been awhile since I’ve given you snippets of what’s in the news regarding hemp and CBD. Now is as good a time as any, so here goes. Two things stand out about the United States and hemp: The United States is the largest consumer of hemp products in the world Industrial hemp holds … Read more
Recently I ran across an article by a 26-year-old lamenting the insanity of classifying CBD as a schedule 1 narcotic or having no medical value and high potential for abuse. Huh? Now I know I’m preaching to the choir, but bear with me. This gal was suddenly stopped by numbness in her hand. Her livelihood … Read more
Recently, I read an article about contaminated CBD oil. It got me thinking about how people who are interested in CBD should approach buying products. CBD from hemp is not toxic, nor psychoactive. So becoming ill from CBD is probably because other substances have been introduced. During extraction of CBD, toxins can be introduced from … Read more
Did you know that some pretty high-end clothing manufacturers are using hemp for their clothing lines? Here’s why. It’s fashionable, durable, versatile, cost-effective and eco-friendly. In fact, hemp beats cotton hands down with these benefits: It absorbs and releases perspiration quickly and breathes well It absorbs dye easily and retains color well It holds up … Read more
Vitamin D deficiency is a thing. Really. In fact, the International Journal of Health Sciences calls it an ignored epidemic. How did that happen you ask? Well, we first need to look at the most efficient way your body gets vitamin D. Sunlight. Yep, you stand in the sun and your body makes vitamin D … Read more
Just a few things this plant can do.
I suppose it could be considered trite to say “what a year 2017 has been,” but I’m nothing if not trite. This has been a year. It was the best of years, it was the worst of years. OK, Dickens I’m not. I’m sure I could call out a litany of instances that made 2017 … Read more
I know that I recently wrote a blog that featured news clips about hemp and CBD. I’m going to do it again. But first I want to tell you about a fascinating book I read recently. The title is “Lab Girl,” written by scientist Hope Jahren. Her thing is plants. In it she talked about … Read more