What Should You Know About YOUR CBD?

July 16th, 2019 by Elixinol

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about cannabidiol, or CBD, as a health supplement that can be used for a myriad of purposes. Because CBD affects the endocannabinoid system, which in turn affects many of the body’s other major systems, it’s no surprise that pre-clinical research shows that CBD’s properties can help the body in numerous ways. Because CBD’s effects on the body are potentially quite widespread, it is important for anyone purchasing CBD oil to know as much as possible about the product. Here are some questions to consider.

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Is Hemp REALLY the single best Superfood on the Planet?

July 9th, 2019 by Hemp Foods Australia

Hemp is one of the most nutritionally dense and versatile foods available, containing a nutrient profile that is both well balanced and easily digestible. The tiny hemp hearts pack a huge nutritional punch, making it one of the best superfoods on the planet.

Here’s 6 reasons why hemp is such an amazing superfood:

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How to Use CBD Tinctures: What You Should Know

July 2nd, 2019 by Elixinol

CBD tinctures are a great way to incorporate full-spectrum CBD oil into your everyday life. They’re versatile and potent, and they can be used in a variety of different ways.

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5 Ways To Identify High Quality CBD

June 25th, 2019 by Elixinol

Finding high quality CBD can be a challenge. Using these 5 ways to identify the best quality CBD , you can ensure that you only purchase a high quality CBD product. there are many inferior hemp oil/CBD oil products which will not deliver the full benefits compared to a high quality CBD product.

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CBD vs. THC: Will CBD Get You High?

June 18th, 2019 by Elixinol

CBD and THC are the two most familiar cannabinoids, each interacting with the endocannabinoids system (ECS) in unique ways. THC is well-known for the “high” it produces, what about CBD? What’s the difference between CBD and THC?

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What is Full-Spectrum CBD Extract?

June 11th, 2019 by Elixinol

Elixinol’s hemp CBD extract products are made with full-spectrum CBD. So what does that mean?

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Why Using Whole-Plant Hemp Oil is Important

June 4th, 2019 by Elixinol

At Elixinol (US), we extract CBD (and hemp’s other compounds and chemicals) only from the stem, seeds and stalk. Not leaves, not flowers. Whole plant CBD oil is CBD extracted from hemp plant components which contain the majority of the available CBD.

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What Do Bioavailability and Sublingual Mean For Me?

May 30th, 2019 by Elixinol

Bioavailability with reference to CBD oil is how easily CBD oil is made available to the body's metabolism. CBD can be applied sublingually, ingested or applied topically to the skin. Read more about making CBD bioavailable to your body!

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CBD Terpenes: Their Role and What They Are

May 21st, 2019 by Dr. Philip Blair, MD

by Dr. Philip Blair, MD – In the world of CBD, we speak and write often about the compounds that naturally occur in the industrial hemp plant, like cannabinoids and terpenes. But what are CBD terpenes, and what is their role?

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What Is the Endocannabinoid System and How It Works

May 14th, 2019 by Elixinol

Named after the marijuana plant Cannabis sativa, the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a communication system between the brain and the human body, with a strong impact on a series of functions from feelings and mood to pain perception and movement.

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Cannabinoids & Terpenes 101: Hemp's Major

May 7th, 2019 by Elixinol

Cannabinoids nourish and interact with all human systems including the more recently discovered endocannabinoid system, the body’s “master regulator” for keeping us normal. Terpenes make up the aroma of a plant, while antioxidant-rich flavonoids are responsible for their colors.

Let’s explore some basic facts about the cannabinoids and terpenes found in hemp.

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Hemp Seed Benefits & Nutritional Value

April 30th, 2019 by Elixinol

Неmр sееd benefits (also саllеd hеmр hеаrts) аrе nо rеvеlаtіоn tо humans, аs wе hаvе bееn usіng thеm, аlоng with оthеr hеmр products, fоr thоusаnds оf уеаrs, еіthеr аs а соmроnеnt іn bіrd sееd mіх, аs fіshіng bаіt, оr tо manufacture durable fabric. Unfortunately, wе hаvе уеt tо ехрlоrе thе full nutrіtіоnаl роtеntіаl оf thеsе remarkable products, which hаvе sоmеtіmеs bееn nаmеd thе mоst nutrіtіоnаllу соmрlеtе fооd іn thе wоrld. Find out more about Hemp seed benefits..

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Cannabinoids Explained (Part 6): CBE (Cannabielsoin) & CBL (Cannabicyclol)

April 23rd, 2019 by Elixinol

First observed in 1983 by researchers at the Ohio State University, CBE forms from cannabidiol during the metabolic process, so it is a metabolite. CBL at its turn is a degradative product which forms when the Cannabis plant is exposed to light, from cannabichromene (CBC).

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Elixinol Certified by the U.S. Hemp Authority

April 19th, 2019 by Elixinol

Elixinol is proud to announce that we are now certified by the U.S. Hemp Authority.

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Cannabinoids Explained (Part 5): Cannabichromenes (CBC)

April 16th, 2019 by Elixinol

We continue our Cannabinoids explained series with Cannabichromene (CBC), a compound that is naturally found in the cannabis plant and is similar to other cannabinoids.

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CBD: Finding quality in the crowded market

April 9th, 2019 by Paul Benhaim, CEO, Elixinol Global

The past 12 months have been a period of rapid growth for both the cannabis industry and Elixinol Global. This growth has largely been driven on two levels: Firstly, US consumers seem to have been adopting hemp CBD (Cannabidiol) due to its health benefits; secondly, governments have been transforming their views on hemp and cannabis.

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Cannabinoids Explained (Part 4): Cannabinol (CBN)

April 9th, 2019 by Elixinol

Cannabinol (CBN) is a cannabinoid found in the Cannabis sativa plant, so it is part of the phytocannabinoids family, just like cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Learn more about cannabinol and its potential for helping improve a number of health problems.

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Cannabinoids Explained (Part 3): Cannabigerol (CBG)

April 2nd, 2019 by Elixinol

Cannabigerol (CBG) is less popular than CBD or THC, but this cannabinoids deserves our attention as well, as studies suggest that the compound might poses some interesting properties, with potential medical applications. 

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Cannabinoids Explained (Part 2): CBD-A (CBD-ACID)

March 26th, 2019 by Elixinol

CBD-a or CBD-acid is the main form in which CBD exists in the cannabis plant, along with THC-a (THC-acid). CBD is obtained through non-enzymatic decarboxylation from the acidic form of the cannabinoid, this reaction taking place when the compounds are heated. 

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Cannabinoids Explained (Part 1): THC and Its Effects on the Human Body

March 7th, 2019 by Elixinol
Although until a few years ago THC was considered the most psychoactive compound in the cannabis plant, this substance actually results from another compound, called CBGA (cannabigerolic acid), which is naturally produced by Cannabis sativa.

Although until a few years ago THC was considered the most psychoactive compound in the cannabis plant, this substance actually results from another compound, called CBGA (cannabigerolic acid), which is naturally produced by Cannabis sativa.

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