The FDA and CBD

What is the FDA Going to Do About CBD?

The FDA, the US Food and Drug Administration, cannot decide how to regulate CBD. CBD, which has less than .3 percent THC, can provide strong therapeutic properties for health and does not cause a person to feel “high.”  Although CBD does not result in intoxication, it has challenged FDA officials, who are not able to respond to the magnitude of …

What is the Endocannabinoid System

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

How does CBD Work with the Endocannabinoid System? There is an amazing system that regulates our body that most people have not heard about: the endocannabinoid system (ECS). What is the endocannabinoid system exactly? It is a remarkable network of endocannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors that exist throughout our body. Cannabinoid receptors exist on the surface of cells and “listen” to what’s …

People are asking whether CBD is good for you

Is CBD Good for You? The Health Benefits of CBD

What are the health benefits of CBD? Many claim CBD can be used to relieve anxiety, depression, as well as physical health benefits of reducing pain and muscle soreness, and high blood pressure, among other benefits. The use of cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD, can bring many different health benefits to users. Cannabidiol comes from the Cannabis sativa plant, usually …

Permaculture benefits CBD by replicating natural ecosystems

Scotch Valley Ranch and Hemp Permaculture

Scotch Valley Ranch is practicing  a version of permaculture which involves a keen eye to building sustainability over the long haul. In addition to growing hemp and hay there are hundreds of fruit trees: apple, wild and heritage pears,  plums and peaches. SVR also has a factory which manufactures architectural furniture from nearby forests.  What is Permaculture? You may have …

High CBD Flower supports wellness and health

Three Benefits of High CBD Hemp Flower

Science tells us that flowers make us happy. They stimulate chemicals in our brains: dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin. What if the flower you received as a gift was the product of hemp production that was supersaturated with CBD? Welcome to CBD flower. In this post, we will highlight 3 benefits of hemp flower. CBD flower, or hemp flower, comes right out …

Preliminary research shows that CBD may reduce addiction to cigarettes

Can CBD Reduce Cigarette Addiction?

More than 1.1 billion people smoke cigarettes worldwide resulting in the death of eight million people annually.  World Health Organization.  The death toll from cannabis? Zero.   Failure the Rule when Quitting Cigarettes: CBD Might Help Within a day of your first dose, nicotine begins to alter the structure and function of the brain. It is no surprise that one in …

Cooking with CBD flower and hemp

4 Delicious Recipes to Get You Cooking with CBD

CBD is the hot new ingredient in food. Since CBD doesn’t contain the psychoactive properties of the cannabis plant, recipes that use CBD do not make you “high.”  Now you can start cooking with CBD with these four delicious recipes that you can try at home.  Ideally for CBD-infused recipes you start first by using the decarboxylation (or decarbing) of …

How to cook with CBD

How to Decarb Hemp Flower

Did you know that CBD hemp can be used in cooking and baking food? There is a process that is needed to be done to extract CBD from hemp flower so you can use CBD when making edibles, and other CBD dishes. This process is called “decarbing”. We will break down how to decarb hemp flower for cooking, baking and …