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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Industrial Hemp: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

March 5th, 2019 by Elixinol
Industrial Hemp: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

What IS “Industrial Hemp”?

Read our FAQ's on industrial hemp to find out what it is and how it differs from other cannabis variants. 

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2018 US Farm Bill: An overview and what it means for the hemp industry

January 3rd, 2019 by Elixinol
2018 US Farm Bill: An overview and what it means for the hemp industry

THE HISTORY YOU DIDN’T KNOW
For years, it was a major American crop, used for rope, clothing, and paper. In the early 1900s, hemp was erroneously lumped in with its cousin marijuana, which was facing more stringent regulation. In 1957, amid an anti-marijuana hysteria, hemp was banned as a Schedule 1 substance by the Federal Government.

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Hemp: The single best source of vegetable protein

November 23rd, 2018 by Maz Valcorza

Proteins are an important macronutrient that function as the building blocks of our bodies. Unfortunately in the standard western diet, it can often be a matter or quantity over quality. The quality of a protein source is not just determined by how much protein is contained within each serve, but also how easy it is for the body to digest and assimilate.

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The History of Hemp

October 18th, 2018 by Paul Benhaim

Many ultra-conservatives would have us believe that hemp, because of its association with cannabis, is an “unholy” plant. However, the truth is that hemp and cannabis have had many positive associations with religions around the world for thousands of years. To name a few, faiths as diverse as Taoism, Hinduism and Sufi Islam have not demonised hemp or cannabis, but embraced them.

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Elixinol Global CEO Paul Benhaim’s lifelong love for Hemp

September 28th, 2018 by Elixinol

Environmental and wellness advocate Paul Benhaim, founder and CEO of Elixinol, believes industrial hemp can make the Earth a cleaner place.

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