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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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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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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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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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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