Is Hemp CBD Oil Gluten Free? What You Need to Know

September 17th, 2019 by Elixinol

It’s a question that’s increased in popularity over the past decade: is it gluten free? And now it’s being asked about CBD oil.

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Known and Potential Side Effects of Cannabidiol (CBD)

September 10th, 2019 by Elixinol

CBD has few side effects and is considered a safe substance to take. These are the known side effects of CBD.

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Full-Spectrum, Broad-Spectrum, and Isolate CBD: The Differences Explained

September 3rd, 2019 by Elixinol

As more and more CBD products emerge, we’ve found that there’s quite a bit of confusion amongst consumers as to which kind of CBD they should choose.

There are three different varieties of CBD products, which include full-spectrum CBD, broad-spectrum CBD, and CBD isolate.

Wondering which one is right for you? Let’s take a closer look at each of your three options.

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The Health Risks of THC: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

August 27th, 2019 by Elixinol

Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the substance in the cannabis plant that makes you high. It’s probably the most recognized compound in this plant, and also the most controversial, as studies show potential health risks of THC on the brain and body.

Some say THC’s positive influence on humans doesn’t outweigh the risks and side effects linked with consuming it. Others consider the compound’s psychoactivity a good thing and support the medical and recreational use of products containing THC.

So is THC good or bad for humans? Let’s take a deep dive into exactly what THC is, how it impacts CBD oil, and what it means for you.

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Are CBD and Hemp Oil Safe During Pregnancy?

August 20th, 2019 by Elixinol

Many expectant mothers are interested in the concept of turning to hemp or CBD products during pregnancy in order to control the signature unpleasant symptoms that come along with it. But since medical professionals do not recommend the use of CBD during pregnancy, is hemp oil safe?

We’ve deconstructed some of the conversations surrounding CBD oil and pregnancy, plus a few pieces of research that has been conducted so far. Let’s jump in.

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5 All-Natural Life Hacks to Help You Roll With the Punches

August 13th, 2019 by Elixinol

We live in a high-pressure, fast-paced society. It’s difficult to unplug, and as a direct result, it’s increasingly difficult to unwind and relax, which can lead to burnout and overall exhaustion.

Let’s take a look at 5 of the best all-natural life hacks you can combine with CBD to help you roll with the punches.

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CBD Oil Extraction Techniques: What You Need to Know

August 6th, 2019 by Dr. Philip Blair, MD

These days, everyone seems to be talking about CBD oil. But are they asking questions about the CBD extraction methods being used in the production of the products they purchase?

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CBD and Sleep: How to Get Better Sleep Without Sleep Aids

July 30th, 2019 by Elixinol

Many people ask the question: How can I get better sleep? We recommend trying CBD oil as a sleep enhancer. Studies have shown that CBD oil can help you get better sleep. Learn more about the effects of CBD on your sleep.

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Why Should Your Kids Eat Hemp?

July 23rd, 2019 by Hemp Foods Australia

It's hard enough getting your kids to eat their veggies without having someone suggest adding the latest health food into their diet. But what if this one food means not having to worry your children miss out on those nutrients for proper health and development. Here's one 'super' food that's got you covered.

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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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