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Hemp: The Super Power of the Seed

When you first start learning about all of the nutritional and healing benefits of hemp it is a bit astonishing. You can’t help thinking, ‘where have you been all my life’? Of course, we know the answer to that. Hemp has been under prohibition, however, that was then, and this is now! It all starts with the mighty hemp seed, which provides hemp oil, hemp milk, hemp butter and hemp powder. Hemp seeds are rich in healthy fats and essential fatty acids. They are also a powerful protein source with high amounts of Vitamin E, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc. As a matter of fact, one serving of hemp powder delivers fiber and all of the...

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CBD: Good for YOU and Your Furry Friends Too!

Our health and well-being, and that of our family and friends, is pretty much, universally, number one on our list of life priorities. This also includes our ‘furry friends’ and farm animal family. So, since we know the benefits of CBD for ourselves, it is only natural that we would also treat our animals with CBD oil, and nutritional hemp products. It is interesting to discover that this was also true in ancient civilizations and throughout modern history. As a matter of fact, in earlier times, before the somewhat recent prohibition of cannabis, animals would also treat themselves by eating both wild and cultivated cannabis or hemp. After all, animals, in the wild, do naturally know how to care for...

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CBD Topicals: Delivering Amazing Benefits Through Your Skin

The benefits of topical CBD range from stopping the itch of mosquito bites to enhancing the health and beauty of your skin. Let’s take a look at how it works and why you might want to give it a try!  When you directly apply CBD oil to the skin it never reaches the bloodstream, however, it can be absorbed through the skin's surface to interact with nearby cannabinoid CB-2 receptors. The current science also shows, “CBD binds to a special set of receptors in the skin known as TRPV-1 receptors, where it can help feelings of heat, itch, and pain,” says Joshua Zeichner, MD, a New York-based dermatologist. “This explains why it has a soothing effect on the skin. Just...

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