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Is Pet CBD the Same as Human CBD?

By Jonathan Seo | November 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Is Pet CBD the Same as Human CBD?

Is pet CBD the same as human CBD? While the answer is yes, with a subtle difference. CBD oil used for pets will vary in serving size, and companies will add an appealing flavour like bacon or peanut butter to entice your animal into consuming it. Manufacturers frequently have a carrier like olive oil or…

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Can You Bring CBD Gummies on a Flight?

By Jonathan Seo | November 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Can You Bring CBD Gummies on a Flight?

If you wonder, “Can you bring gummies on a flight?” the answer will depend on your destination. Each destination has different rules governing the transport of cannabis on a flight — even if it has been legalized in that country. Therefore, it is wise to consult with the governing authorities before boarding whether travelling with…

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Does CBD Cream Interact with Medications

By Jonathan Seo | November 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Does CBD Cream Interact with Medications

Does CBD Cream Interact with Medications   Cannabidiol (CBD) is the active ingredient contained in marijuana. However, it doesn’t have the “high” associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Research indicates CBD can benefit inflammation, pain, anxiety, seizures, and other issues. Yet, does CBD cream interact with medications? The answer is essential as it will determine its effects.…

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Can CBD Cream Make You Tired?

By Jonathan Seo | November 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Can CBD Cream Make You Tired?

The effects of CBD on the human body are varied. Current research indicates in low doses, CBD acts as a stimulant, while higher doses invoke sleepiness. However, the answer to can CBD cream make you tired is not as definitive as most would like. There are several variables to consider. Cannabidiol cream provides a topical…

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Is CBD beneficial for Treating PTSD?

By Fred Levesque | April 13, 2023 | Comments Off on Is CBD beneficial for Treating PTSD?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is an active component extracted from the cannabis plant that has shown potential in reducing and managing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. It is classified as a psychiatric disorder linked to surviving or witnessing a…

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How to use resolveCBD’s 1ml dropper for CBD Oil

By Fred Levesque | April 4, 2023 | Comments Off on How to use resolveCBD’s 1ml dropper for CBD Oil

If you’ve ever bought CBD oil tinctures, you likely noticed a 1mL dropper included with your purchase. This CBD oil dropper is basically a measuring device that’s used to help you get your dose of CBD. CBD droppers aren’t that hard to use, but some people may need quick instructions before taking their CBD oil.…

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Are CBD Infused drinks worth it?

By Fred Levesque | March 2, 2023 | Comments Off on Are CBD Infused drinks worth it?

Since cannabis was legalized in Canada back in October 2017, there has been an explosion in the cannabis beverage market. CBD infused drinks seem to be the fastest growing segment of this market. By now, you’ve probably heard all about the supposed health benefits of CBD.  It’s thought to help with anxiety, relieve pain and…

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Who could benefit from using CBD?

By Fred Levesque | February 22, 2023 | Comments Off on Who could benefit from using CBD?

You might be an athlete, a working professional or even the average Jane/Joe asking yourself this question: “Can I benefit from using CBD?” If you’ve been asking yourself this question don’t worry, you are not alone.  Like many others, you might be on the fence about jumping into the CBD world, so we are here…

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Can CBD help you conquer Dry January?

By Fred Levesque | January 12, 2023 | Comments Off on Can CBD help you conquer Dry January?

Dry January is a popular trend where individuals abstain from alcohol for the month of January as a way to reset their relationship with alcohol and improve their overall health. The Sober curious movement has been growing over the past few years, meaning more and more people are keen to give dry January a shot. …

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How long does 0.3% THC stay in your system?

By Fred Levesque | December 21, 2022 | Comments Off on How long does 0.3% THC stay in your system?

When it comes to CBD, one of the most common questions people have is how long does it stay in the body and whether or not it will show up on a drug test.  The main concern is the presence of THC, which is the psychoactive compound in cannabis that can cause a high and…

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CBD, Sex and Intimacy

By Fred Levesque | December 7, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD, Sex and Intimacy

For the past couple of years, CBD has found its way into Canadian’s daily routines and day-to-day lives.  It might be a surprise for some to hear that some CBD products have made their way into the sexual market as well.  It’s hard to tell exactly how many people have tried using CBD in their…

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CBD for Seniors: can it help the elderly age more gracefully?

By Fred Levesque | October 19, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD for Seniors: can it help the elderly age more gracefully?

Why are more Seniors embarking on their CBD journey? Getting old does not mean that everything is becoming dark and gloomy.  These are the golden years!  Travel, family, cooking, sightseeing, these activities are all in the cards and more!  But how can your body follow your lifestyle? Let’s not kid ourselves, as we get older,…

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CBD and Gaming

By Fred Levesque | September 26, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD and Gaming

CBD and gaming is something you do not usually hear but with websites promoting gaming culture such as Twitch and Youtube Gaming, gaming has entered everyday conversations and is no longer as niche as it once was for enthusiasts, entertainment professionals (streamers/Youtubers), gaming professionals (eSports) and newcomers alike.  Depending on the genre of game that…

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CBD for Students

By Fred Levesque | September 6, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD for Students

It’s that time of year again and school is right around the corner.  As a past student, I know how the school year can take a toll on mental and physical health.  So why would CBD be useful for Students? One survey found that nearly 50% of students at a college level were using CBD…

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When is the best time of day to take CBD?

By Fred Levesque | August 30, 2022 | Comments Off on When is the best time of day to take CBD?

When is the best time of day to take CBD?  Is it in the mornings? Mid-day? Nights?  It depends on various factors, including your daily goals, preferred CBD product of choice and more.  Incorporating CBD into your routine may benefit you depending on the time of day, your health and wellness goals. Should I be…

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CBD for First Responders, Nurses and Veterans

By Fred Levesque | July 26, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD for First Responders, Nurses and Veterans

Why are First Responders, Nurses and Veterans turning to CBD? Putting yourself on the line every day isn’t always easy.  Long extended hours, stress and constant life or death situations can negatively affect the psyche and the body. This can lead to muscle pain, sleeping disorders, depression, and even PTSD. Unsurprisingly, many Paramedics, Nurses, Veterans,…

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CBD and Self-Care: Your Guide to Treating Yourself

By Fred Levesque | July 4, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD and Self-Care: Your Guide to Treating Yourself

Nowadays, when people discuss self-care, it usually consists of elaborate routines that can be expensive and time-consuming. However, incorporating self-care doesn’t need to be overly complicated, it can be as simple as making little adjustments to your day to better care for yourself. We all try to lead productive lives that can often leave us busy.…

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How can CBD help with OCD?

By Fred Levesque | June 16, 2022 | Comments Off on How can CBD help with OCD?

Anxiety can impact both the mind and body in different ways, and one of the most common anxiety disorders is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Canada, OCD is an anxiety disorder that affects about 1 in 40 adults and typically begins gradually in adolescence or…

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CBD vs. CBN: What are the benefits of CBN

By Fred Levesque | June 1, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD vs. CBN: What are the benefits of CBN

Whether you use cannabis products or not, you have undoubtedly heard about its many applications and wellness claims. Though the healing properties of cannabis are not a recent discovery, the number of uses and benefits are growing as researchers learn more about its composition. In addition, scientists are now able to isolate the many cannabinoids that…

CBD Success Stories

CBD Success Stories

By Fred Levesque | May 10, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD Success Stories

CBD may be a great option for you and can supplement or even replace some over-the-counter medication. Today, we will look at CBD success stories and see how CBD has helped people treat various symptoms. We’ve collected real success stories so you don’t have to search through countless web pages. Check out these CBD Success…

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Delta-8 THC vs. CBD – What are the differences

By Fred Levesque | April 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Delta-8 THC vs. CBD – What are the differences

If you are keeping track of the cannabis world, then you know that there are frequent product trends that crop up. Some of the more eccentric items in recent years include weed cologne and 24k gold rolling papers. Many of these fads receive a lot of attention for a short burst of time but eventually…

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What to look for in CBD Edibles

By Fred Levesque | April 6, 2022 | Comments Off on What to look for in CBD Edibles

The term edibles have become just as much a part of pop culture lingo as it has in the health and wellness world. Whether it’s celebrities touting the effectiveness of CBD edibles or medical professionals sharing insight on CBD’s therapeutic effects, more and more people are talking about (and asking about) CBD edibles. So, what…

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CBD Dog Treats: Your guide to dog treats and CBD

By Fred Levesque | March 9, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD Dog Treats: Your guide to dog treats and CBD

Different dogs have different personalities and quirks, but one truth that applies to all dogs is that they love treats. Though as a responsible and loving dog owner, it can be tricky picking the best treats for your dog. Many treats are high in calories or may contain ingredients that aren’t necessarily good for your…

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CBD and Gut Health

By Fred Levesque | February 22, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD and Gut Health

Every person has around 300 to 500 different species of bacteria in their digestive tract. Together, they are known as your gut biome and they play a crucial role in your overall health. With that being said, there are also many kinds of bacteria that can be detrimental to your health and can cause all…

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CBD and Dementia

By Fred Levesque | February 9, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD and Dementia

Over the past several years CBD has grown in popularity because of its many benefits. Some of those benefits include its ability to help with pain management, its effect on anxiety, and its ability to combat inflammation. Many of these benefits are well-known and celebrated, however, CBD has many other lesser-known uses and has the…

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CBD and Bipolar Disorder

By Fred Levesque | January 25, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD and Bipolar Disorder

In recent years, we’ve seen unprecedented transparency and destigmatization when it comes to topics around mental illness and mental health. This is valuable because awareness is key to understanding. A common misconception is using the terms mental health and mental illness interchangeably. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, “mental health” is a concept that…

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CBD and allergies

By Fred Levesque | January 14, 2022 | Comments Off on CBD and allergies

If you are someone who experiences allergies, you know how downright pesky they can be. They can limit you in many ways, from what you eat, to where you can go, to what you can enjoy. Some allergies happen during specific times of the year, while others are year-round. There is an abundance of allergy…

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CBD and Concussions

By Fred Levesque | December 17, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD and Concussions

With the growing fascination of traditional medicine over pharmaceuticals, it’s no wonder that CBD has become a household name and many people can name at least a few of the benefits. Most of the commonly known benefits that CBD offers are reducing anxiety, combating sleep disorders, and alleviating chronic pain, however other benefits are lesser…

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CBD in Canada: Your most common questions answered 

By Fred Levesque | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD in Canada: Your most common questions answered 

Ever since cannabis (which includes CBD, THC, and other cannabinoids) was federally legalized for recreational use in Canada on October 17, 2018, the legal landscape surrounding CBD products became a bit less clear as the Cannabis Act was mostly focused on defining the laws around marijuana and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). CBD (cannabidiol) can not only be…

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CBD and Menopause

By Fred Levesque | November 12, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD and Menopause

The benefits of CBD have become nearly common knowledge over the past few years as the interest in non-traditional medicine grows. Many health conditions can be treated using prescription medication, but people are now opting for natural remedies like CBD because it poses less risk, both long and short-term, and there can be fewer side…

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CBD Face Serum: Why you need it in your skincare routine

By Fred Levesque | October 21, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD Face Serum: Why you need it in your skincare routine

In this new era of mask-wearing, virtual meetups and limited social functions, the world has had a chance to slow a bit – all while the skincare industry took off. In 2021, the global beauty industry was deemed to be worth $500 billion and among all beauty products sold, skincare products topped the list with…

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CBD and Celebrities

By Fred Levesque | October 12, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD and Celebrities

The popularity of CBD products has been growing over the last few years as people become more aware of all the health benefits that can be derived from them. From pain management to helping combat anxiety, CBD has been shown to improve its users’ quality of life. Its versatility is part of the reason that…

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CBD, menstrual cramps, and endometriosis

By Drenica | September 28, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD, menstrual cramps, and endometriosis

The menstrual cycle is the time of the month that most women dread. Though it’s a natural part of the body’s physiological process, it often comes with unpleasant or unwanted symptoms. Period symptoms vary depending on the person. Some experience little to no symptoms at all, while for others it can be severe; especially when…

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CBD Oil for Epilepsy

By Fred Levesque | September 7, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD Oil for Epilepsy

Unlike other health disorders, epilepsy can impact people of all ages and backgrounds. Anyone can develop epilepsy at any time and the root causes are not usually known. Researchers are continuously trying to understand more about this health condition, its causes, and of course, how to treat and cure it. Epilepsy is considered a long-term…

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CBD and Cancer: What the research tells us

By Fred Levesque | August 27, 2021 | Comments Off on CBD and Cancer: What the research tells us

CBD is known to help treat varying forms of physical and mental pain and stress because of its natural effects on certain receptors throughout the body and brain. CBD has also been shown to help treat skin issues and seizures caused by epilepsy. With all its known health benefits, CBD has also become an avenue…

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Can CBD help you quit smoking?

By Fred Levesque | August 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Can CBD help you quit smoking?

It’s no secret that we all have bad habits.  Whether it’s slouching, too much fast food, not exercising, or looking at a screen before bed (guilty), these rituals can be challenging to shed.  Why are we talking about bad habits? Because some people are still trying to get rid of perhaps the biggest culprit of…

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Benefits of CBD oil for Multiple Sclerosis

By Fred Levesque | July 30, 2021 | Comments Off on Benefits of CBD oil for Multiple Sclerosis

There are more than 2 million people around the world diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a disease with unpredictable side effects that impacts a person for the rest of their lives after diagnosis. With no cure for MS and the multitude of symptoms and side effects that can vary from person to person, research into…

CBD Glossary: Ultimate guide to CBD lingo

By Nico Blier | June 9, 2021 |

Over the past few years, CBD has burst onto the health scene and made its way into our everyday vernacular. When it comes to CBD the more you know, the better you understand how it can work for you, and what CBD products will help you the most. CBD and related terminology are more than…

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CBD for weight loss- does it really work?

By Nico Blier | June 2, 2021 |

CBD has enjoyed a surge of popularity over recent years, and for good reason: it has been shown to help with several conditions including chronic pain and anxiety. As CBD continues to garner attention for its numerous health and wellness benefits, there is more interest than ever about potential benefits that can be derived from…

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Using CBD Oil for Smoothie Recipes

By Nico Blier | May 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Using CBD Oil for Smoothie Recipes

The health benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) and the various conditions it can help treat are becoming more widely known and accepted by the general public. CBD is an incredibly versatile compound, capable of alleviating many ailments, and in oil form it is also very adaptable in terms of ingestion. Using CBD oil for smoothies is…

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Is CBD safe to use during pregnancy?

By Nico Blier | May 12, 2021 |

CBD and its impact on the body have been garnering increasing interest over the last few years. This is not surprising considering the research that continues to be published on the many benefits that CBD carries. Some of the perks of using CBD include combating anxiety, boosting the appearance of your skin, and mitigating chronic…

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CBD oil and SSRIs (Antidepressants)

By Nico Blier | May 7, 2021 |

In Canada, about 11% of men and 16% of women will experience major depression over the course of their lives. However, the growing awareness of mental health issues and the advancement of both medication and natural treatments means that, for many people, depression can be treated effectively. While depression affects everyone differently, there are typical…

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CBD and the Immune System

By Nico Blier | May 3, 2021 |

If your body’s health and wellness are important to you, then you are no doubt invested and interested in your immune system. The immune system is responsible for fighting off unwanted bacteria or viruses—in short, pathogens—that negatively affect your health in a myriad of ways. Even if you are not a wellness buff, the health…

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Benefits of CBD Oil for Fibromyalgia

By Nico Blier | April 28, 2021 |

Fibromyalgia is pain that is felt throughout the body: a chronic disease that has several physical and mental triggers, treating fibromyalgia can involve a number of different solutions. Some of the most common symptoms or signs of fibromyalgia include pain and stiffness throughout the body, fatigue, depression and anxiety, sleep problems, memory and concentration lapses,…

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CBD Oil for Gout – Why try this natural remedy for joint pain?

By Nico Blier | April 23, 2021 |

CBD has grown in popularity in recent years as more people discover its health and wellness benefits. Many of its uses have become common knowledge, like its ability to combat anxiety, insomnia, and acne. However, CBD has many more benefits that are lesser-known like its ability to remedy gout. Although much of the research that…

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Is CBD the answer to improving mental focus?

By Nico Blier | April 22, 2021 |

CBD is well known for its ability to help us sleep better and to treat conditions like anxiety to help relax our minds and bodies. But can CBD also be used to spark mental focus and alertness? Is CBD the answer to improving mental focus? CBD interacts with the body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS) to help…

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CBG vs. CBD – What is CBG and how are they different?

By Nico Blier | April 20, 2021 |

Most people by now have heard of CBD—the cannabinoid contained in a number of products on the market that possess a host of benefits including helping with sleep, chronic pain, and even hangovers. A lesser-known fact is that there are many more cannabinoids besides CBD and THC that reside in the hemp plant that also…

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All about the Endocannabinoid System

By Nico Blier | April 16, 2021 |

Homeostasis. All living organisms need this ability to regulate internal, physical, and chemical systems to function well and live healthily. To help maintain homeostasis, the body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS) plays a big part. Homeostasis, from the Greek words for “same” and “steady,” is the ability to maintain a stable internal system, which includes a healthy…

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CBD topicals and pressure points: 4 pulse points for best results

By Fred Levesque | April 13, 2021 |

How you apply or consume CBD can be as important as the product you choose. CBD comes in the form of ingestibles (like capsules, oil, gummies) or topical CBD (creams, balms, and salves). Depending on the severity of your condition, you may reach for a specific product or concentration. As for topical application, CBD can…

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Hemp oil vs. CBD oil…and why the difference matters

By Fred Levesque | March 18, 2021 |

Hemp oil vs CBD oil, if you’ve ever asked what’s the difference, you’re not the only one. To help clear confusion we’ll answer the most common hemp oil vs CBD oil questions for you.  CBD (Cannabidiol) is derived from the hemp plant, which is one of the reasons some people confuse hemp oil and CBD…

CBD vs. THC: what’s the difference, anyway?

By Fred Levesque | February 12, 2021 |

Despite the growing popularity of cannabis in health and wellness conversations, the difference between CBD and THC still remains blurred for some. It’s easy to see why—cannabis, hemp and marijuana are terms that are sometimes used interchangeably when talking about the benefits and differences between CBD vs THC. To be clear, they are not the…

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CBD for migraine relief: does it really work?

By Fred Levesque | February 8, 2021 |

We’ve all experienced the symptoms: a piercing pain behind the eyes, cramping in the neck, a pounding feeling in between the ears—you know it—migraines. While traditional treatments include over the counter medications and even botox, CBD oil for migraines may be a natural solution to this painful problem. Migraines and headaches are common health conditions,…

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CBD bioavailability: what it is and why you should care

By Fred Levesque | January 26, 2021 |

CBD has seen a rapid rise in popularity over recent years due to its numerous health benefits. It is used as an alternative to traditional medicine and has been shown to improve and help heal many injuries and ailments including muscle pain, problematic skin, and anxiety. If you have dabbled with CBD products, whether that’s…

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What you should know about CBD for joint inflammation

By Fred Levesque | January 17, 2021 |

Over the last few years, CBD has seen a rise in popularity as people become more interested in alternatives to traditional medicine. Some of the more well-known problems that CBD has been found to help treat include anxiety, sleep, and running injuries. Although the effects of CBD use is an area of research that has…

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Which CBD product is right for me? Guide to CBD products

By Fred Levesque | January 8, 2021 |

CBD is not just a buzz word in the wellness category. The Google search for which CBD product should I try? turns up 62 million hits alone, meaning the thirst for CBD knowledge and information isn’t just a trend, it’s growing. If you’re one of the curious thousands ready to try CBD but not sure…

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How long does it take for CBD to work?

By Fred Levesque | October 24, 2020 |

Choosing the right CBD product is important, and your decision may also be influenced by your preferred consumption method and the length of time it takes to activate in your system. It is important to note that how long it takes for CBD to work will differ based on the consumption method that you choose.…

CBD extraction methods

A complete guide to CBD extraction methods

By Fred Levesque | October 24, 2020 |

In order to produce the CBD products that are permeating industries like health, wellness, and beauty, CBD must first be extracted from the plant that carries it. Of course, not all CBD extraction methods will yield the same results, and some methods are safer and more effective than others. Here we will cover solvent extraction,…

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5 ways to prep for the fall and winter with CBD

By Fred Levesque | October 18, 2020 |

As the sun sets on warmer weather, it’s time to start prepping for the cold. As you start to pull out the hoodies and boots you may also want to think about adding CBD to your cold weather arsenal. From dry skin to joint pain and even that dreaded winter cold, using CBD in the…

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CBD oil for hair loss and thinning hair – everything you need to know

By Fred Levesque | October 18, 2020 |

Want to give your hair some real TLC? Try CBD. You read that right. CBD oil does more than just treat chronic pain and anxiety it can also take hair from good to great and thin to full. CBD oil for hair loss may not be the first thing you think about, but its natural…

10 CBD myths, debunked

By Fred Levesque | September 24, 2020 |

CBD is one of the fastest growing natural treatments for common ailments like anxiety and inflammation. Despite its increasing use there is a lot of fake news about CBD out there. Does CBD really make you high? Isn’t all CBD the same? Hemp oil and CBD are interchangeable, CBD is illegal—we’ve heard it all. While…

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Clear mind, clear skin: a complete guide to using CBD for acne

By Fred Levesque | September 15, 2020 |

By now, you have no doubt heard about CBD. It is bandied about like a common buzzword and articles and blogs abound shout its praise and aggressively promote it. Businesses such as spas, coffee shops, and health and wellness brands have begun to incorporate it into their product lines. More recently, evidence has shown that…

CBD Oil Recipes

How to bring CBD into the kitchen: feat. the Six Pack Chef

By Fred Levesque | September 9, 2020 |

You may have caught Wallace Wong, aka the Six Pack Chef on our Instagram, cooking up yummy CBD Oil recipes like CBD Chicken Nuggets and CBD Slaw. But did you know there’s more to Wong than his six pack? From finishing as a finalist on Top Chef Canada, to competing in international bodybuilding competitions, hosting…

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CBD and meditation: the calming combo

By Fred Levesque | August 28, 2020 |

The query, “how do you meditate?” pulls up more than 500 million hits on Google. If this tells us anything, it’s that millions of us are looking for ways to quiet and relax our minds and bodies. Like meditation, CBD works to help treat anxiety, stress, and chronic pain—all physical and mental barriers that can…

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How to use CBD oil for cats

By Fred Levesque | August 26, 2020 |

Our cats are more than just our furry friends, they are companions, providing us with a unique sense of comfort that only a pet can. Like us, however, our cats can experience ailments, anxieties and diseases, which can hinder their quality of life. The good news is that there are various ways that you can…

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CBD for Running Injuries & Recovery

By Fred Levesque | August 20, 2020 |

While the benefits of running are plenty, it can also come with some drawbacks. Unsurprisingly, running puts a great deal of stress on the body, particularly the legs. Here, CBD for runners can offer multiple recuperative health benefits.  Running, jogging, sprinting—all of these activities are time-honoured methods of exercise. Not only are they a great…

CBD and Yoga

How CBD can help elevate your yoga practice

By Fred Levesque | July 16, 2020 |

CBD and yoga share many benefits in that they both produce calming mental and physical effects. While CBD (cannabidiol) won’t get you high, it can take your yoga practice to another level in how it helps to soothe muscles, ease inflammation, increase focus, and create an even better mind-body connection—all benefits to the body that…

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How CBD can elevate your skin care routine

By Fred Levesque | July 4, 2020 |

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has a multitude of health and therapeutic benefits including reducing anxiety, promoting muscle recovery, and improving sleep, among others. Over the years, countless studies have established its efficacy in dealing with both short-term pain, as well as more drawn-out chronic illness. This includes studies that have found strong links between…

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How does CBD work in our body?

By Fred Levesque | July 4, 2020 |

By now we’ve all heard about CBD, or cannabidiol, and the many health benefits that it boasts, from reducing anxiety to improving the quality of your sleep. While it’s tempting to take the therapeutic claims at face value, it is imperative that we understand precisely how CBD works in our body. To better understand the…

CBD oil for dog anxiety

How CBD oil can help ease your dog’s anxiety

By Fred Levesque | June 21, 2020 |

While therapy and prescription medications are both common methods to help people who live with anxiety, more and more are turning to CBD oil to help ease their anxiety. CBD oil has been directly linked with helping to reduce feelings of anxiety and depression in humans, and as society becomes more educated about the benefits…

What is CBD cream

How to use CBD creams, topicals and salves

By Fred Levesque | June 16, 2020 |

When it comes to pain relief, targeting the problem area is vital. It’s one of the reasons why CBD cream is increasingly being used and sought after. CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a naturally occurring compound found in both hemp and marijuana plants. CBD has proven to be a natural source of relief for mental ailments…

Alternative medicine: the new mainstream

By Fred Levesque | March 31, 2020 |

What is Alternative Medicine? Alternative medicine is one part of a diverse group of medical and healthcare systems, practices, and products known as Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). If you’ve ever wondered what complementary and alternative medicine is, here’s your answer: generally speaking, alternative medicine or therapy refers to treatment that is not a part…

Social Distancing

How to avoid the Quarantine 15: your social distancing playbook

By Fred Levesque | March 30, 2020 |

Remember those unavoidable “Freshman 15” pounds we all packed on when we were first shipped off to school? With self isolation now a necessary part of society, gyms closed, and many restaurants offering free delivery, you may be turning to victuals and libations to get you through the boredom. Here’s how to avoid the dreaded…

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15+ self isolation-friendly home workout classes

By Fred Levesque | March 29, 2020 |

Self isolation is now a very real concept in our world, and in order to enforce social distancing and sanitary measures to “flatten the curve”, most gyms across the country (and world) are now closed. For regular gym-goers, the thought of losing gains may be just as frightening as COVID-19 itself. For others, this may…

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CBD for hangovers: 6 ways CBD can banish hangovers

By Fred Levesque | March 13, 2020 |

The pounding head, the churning stomach, the dry mouth—we’ve all been there after a night of drinking. The worst part? It just keeps happening—and after fewer and fewer drinks as we get older. After a fun night out letting loose, chances are  will at least experience hints of the dreaded hangover.  The good news, however,…

What are essential oils

10 essential oils and their benefits

By Fred Levesque | March 11, 2020 |

What are essential oils? If you’ve ever been curious about the benefits of alternative medicine and particularly aromatherapy, you should know that essential oils are an important component. So what are essential oils exactly? They are compounds that are extracted from plants which capture the plant’s scent, flavour, and overall beneficial qualities—in other words, their…

What is the dosage of cbd oil

Dosing 101: How to accurately dose CBD

By Fred Levesque | February 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Dosing 101: How to accurately dose CBD

Whether it’s your daily dose of sunshine, coffee, or CBD, finding the right dose can make all the difference. When it comes to CBD, however, finding the best dose for you is a bit nuanced, and may take some trial and error to get it right. That’s because there are no hard and fast rules…

How to shop for CBD

10 tips to buy safe and effective CBD

By Fred Levesque | February 11, 2020 | Comments Off on 10 tips to buy safe and effective CBD

Buying CBD (cannabidiol) online is a quick and convenient process. That said, it’s important to consider some essential factors before making your purchase and understand how to shop for CBD oil safely. There are certain things you will have to consider about a CBD product and its brand before investing as, the reality is, not…

CBD oil for sleep

How to use CBD for sleep

By Fred Levesque | February 11, 2020 | Comments Off on How to use CBD for sleep

While CBD has been positively linked to helping people with chronic pain, anxiety, nausea, and even cancer, many still have questions around the best CBD oil for sleep and when to take CBD oil to combat sleep issues.  In our constant, on-the-go lifestyles, everyone could use a little more sleep.  Proof? The question, “how to…

CBD for chronic pain

How to use CBD for chronic pain

By Fred Levesque | February 6, 2020 | Comments Off on How to use CBD for chronic pain

Imagine if you felt consistent pain for over 12 weeks straight, with little to no relief — that’s what it feels like to have chronic pain. When a person gets injured, they typically feel pain in the affected area until the injury subsides or is healed. Those with chronic pain don’t get this relief and…

Is CBD oil safe?

Is CBD Oil Safe? What you need to know when buying CBD online

By Fred Levesque | December 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Is CBD Oil Safe? What you need to know when buying CBD online

Is cannabidiol (CBD) oil safe? The short answer is yes — but don’t take our word for it. In recent years, more and more research has been done on CBD and CBD oil, with findings ultimately revealing its safety, benefits, as well as suggestions on how it should be regulated. There are a lot of…

What is full spectrum CBD

Broad Spectrum, Full Spectrum, Isolate: Differences Explained

By Fred Levesque | December 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Broad Spectrum, Full Spectrum, Isolate: Differences Explained

CBD continues to increase in popularity as more people are becoming aware of its many physical and mental benefits and, as a result, are willing to give it a try. That said, knowledge about CBD (cannabidiol) is still very general. When shopping for CBD, you may have come across the terms full spectrum CBD, broad…

Benefits of CBD

10 Benefits and Uses of CBD

By Fred Levesque | December 24, 2019 | Comments Off on 10 Benefits and Uses of CBD

Let’s talk about one of the most popular natural remedies making headlines for its ability to treat a multitude of ailments with no trips to the pharmacy: CBD oil. From reducing anxiety, relieving pain and inflammation, improving cardiovascular health, and even alleviating cancer symptoms, CBD has exploded in popularity in recent years for its therapeutic…

CBD oil for anxiety

How to use CBD oil for anxiety

By Fred Levesque | December 24, 2019 | Comments Off on How to use CBD oil for anxiety

If you’re a regular human being, chances are you’ve experienced anxiety before. Whether it’s generalized anxiety, social anxiety, or more extreme cases such as post-traumatic stress disorder or panic disorder, 25% of Canadians will experience some sort of anxiety lasting longer than 12 months in their lifetime. And if you suffer from or have experienced…

CBD oil for athletes

Is CBD the secret to faster muscle recovery?

By Mikyla Mosley | December 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Is CBD the secret to faster muscle recovery?

Anyone who hasn’t lived under a rock the past couple years has watched the epic rise of cannabidiol, or CBD for short, ripple through the health, wellness, and now, fitness industries. Could CBD oil be just what athletes need to take their work outs to the next level? We now know CBD touts many interesting benefits,…

How to use CBD for your furry friend

By Fred Levesque | July 28, 2019 | Comments Off on How to use CBD for your furry friend

If you’re a pet parent, chances are your dog or cat is not just a pet to you, they’re a part of your family. And when illness or disease strikes a family member, you’ll likely try anything to relieve their suffering. Whether it’s anxiety, joint pain, cancer, or even seizures many are turning to a…

Hemp vs marijuana: The differences explained

By Fred Levesque | May 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Hemp vs marijuana: The differences explained

Hemp vs marijuana. If you aren’t immersed in the world of cannabis, you’ve likely used these words interchangeably. Years of stigma and a lack of clear information has led to the distinction between these plants unclear, and with the legalization of cannabis in Canada this past October, things still appear to be just as murky…

Why CBD and coffee are the perfect pairing

By Fred Levesque | May 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Why CBD and coffee are the perfect pairing

Is there anything better than starting the day with a smooth, bold flavoured cup of coffee? In today’s fast paced world, many are turning to a morning cup of Joe to kickstart their day. While coffee offers a host of health benefits, however, it also comes at a price, increasing anxiety and stress levels. Enter…

What is CBD? The ultimate guide for a first timer

By Fred Levesque | May 1, 2019 | Comments Off on What is CBD? The ultimate guide for a first timer

So, you’ve decided to enter the world of CBD, but have no idea where to start. What is CBD? Does it get you high? Does it make you tired? What’s the best way to consume it? These are common questions we’re here to help you answer before beginning your journey, so you can make an…