If you’ve ever inhaled wet pine in a mist-filled forest or taken in a deep, relaxing breathe of lavender oil at the end of a yoga class, then undoubtedly you’ve experienced the fragrant power of terpenes. Often referred to as the aromatic compounds within essential oils, terpenes are protective odors that plants and flowers naturally produce to ward off predators and attract pollinators.Continue reading
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is generally regarded as being safe and effective. With little known side effects, users of CBD products can experience the beneficial properties of the cannabis plant while avoiding the negative psychoactive properties of THC, which can be an unwanted side effect for some. Most experts agree that CBD can be taken safely, but with a major caveat— a CBD product is only as safe as how it was produced.Continue reading
In order to answer this question, we first need to understand the different types of CBD and the compounds each one contains.
CBD is extracted from the aerial, or fully exposed, parts of the hemp plant, including the stems, stalks, leaves and flowers. HempLand® USA produces 2 variations of CBD-- one category that contains the whole plant extract (full-spectrum), or products that contain only pure isolated CBD, and each can be used for different reasons.Continue reading
Is there an optimal time of day to take CBD that will reap the most benefits? The answer to this will be different for everyone. The effects of CBD will be felt differently by each individual and is dependent on the amount of CBD consumed, the method of consumption (see our blog on bioavailability), body fat percentage, and total body size.Continue reading