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Find technical, science based hemp CBD information here. Discover the natural technologies that cannabis holds and how it works in the body.


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What is Chromatography & How is it Used in the CBD Industry?

Discover chromatography, an important process used across the CBD industry to test for potency and purity as well as remove or isolate cannabinoids.

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What is Cannabis Distillation & How is it Used in the CBD Industry?

Cannabis distillation is a processing technique used to isolate compounds like THC and CBD. Learn about distillates as they relate to the CBD industry.

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CBD Oil & Drug Interactions: A Complete Guide

Learn how the compounds in CBD oil interacts with systems in the body responsible for processing other drugs and medicines you may be taking.

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What Are Terpenes & What Do They Do?

Discover terpenes - aromatic compounds found in cannabis that provide unique therapeutic benefits and play a role in the 'entourage effect'.

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Δ8-THC (Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol) Cannabinoid Guide

Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ8-THC) is a mildly psychoactive analog to the well-known cannabinoid Delta-9 THC. Learn about the unique properties of this compound.

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CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid) Cannabinoid Guide

Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA) is the acid precursor to the famous phytocannabinoid CBD. Learn about this compound and explore its effects.

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Cannabis Compounds: The Keys to Effective CBD Oil

Discover the cannabis plant as we take a look at the major compounds in hemp and marijuana including cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids.

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What is the Endocannabinoid System & What is it's Role?

Discover at the endocannabinoid system (ECS), its identification, the cannabinoids that influence its function, and it's impact on human health

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Decarboxylation: What it is and Why is it Important for CBD?

The process of decarboxylation removes a carboxyl group using heat and time. Discover why 'activating' cannabis is important for cannabis and CBD oil users.

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What is the CBD Entourage Effect & Why Is It So Important?

The entourage effect is the synergistic interaction between cannabis compounds that influence the overall effectiveness of CBD products.

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How is CBD Oil Made? - A Beginners Guide to Hemp Extraction

Discover hemp extraction and purification methods use to produce CBD oil. We also talk about the methods used to produce CBD isolate.

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Methods of Ingesting CBD: Optimizing Bioavailability & Effectiveness

This article outlines the major styles of ingesting CBD, their bioavailability, and overall effectiveness to help you maximize your consumption.