Imagine humanity’s first conscious encounter with the cannabis plant — the first sentient human mind to ponder its verdant foliage and pungent flowers. This unique plant must have left quite an impression on our inquisitive ancestors. And that first interaction between humans and the cannabis plant very likely ended with our ancient ancestor eating it…
The phenomena of 420 is proof that small things can grow into mighty mythologies and become something more than what it was originally. April 20th is now recognized and celebrated nationwide, if not internationally, by cannabis consumers as well as canna-businesses.
Did you know that archeologists in China have found ancient cannabis flowers that are up to 2700 years old?
Over a decade ago, archeologists working in China’s Gobi Desert discovered a grouping of tombs– thousands of them– dating back more than 3000 years. Among the many incredible discoveries in these graves was one containing the remains of a 45-year-old male buried 2700 years ago with an impressively large cache of cannabis– nearly two pounds!
There is perhaps no cannabinoid more misunderstood than cannabinol, or CBN as it is better known. Once thought to be the primary source of the psychoactive effects associated with marijuana, CBN has an ancient tie to cannabis’ first concentrate, hashish, and is now being explored and isolated to provide relief for conditions like insomnia.
CBG is known to be a sort of “primal cannabinoid” and is the mother and building block for what later can become CBD, THC or many other cannabinoids or terpenes.
Being relaxed is often an elusive state for many of us. We rush about from the moment we wake until we finally fall asleep, like a child’s toy top that has stopped spinning and lost all its momentum. When morning comes, the world winds us up again and we spin top-like through the day once again.
Quite simply, there are no firm rules when it comes to how much CBD is right for you but instead comes down to a combination of your body’s individual metabolism and how much CBD it requires for you to obtain the desired effect or level of relief. Fortunately for us, CBD is very amendable to this sort of personal experimentation in that it passes easily through our system without causing harm.
Bloomberg Law reports that the President’s proposed budget may finally bring about long-awaited CBD regulations from the FDA: “Cannabis regulation is a new top-line priority for the FDA as Congress demands better research and the cannabis-derived supplement CBD grows in popularity, according
Cannabidiol or CBD is a non-toxic and non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant with enormous therapeutic potential.
While CBD will not get the user high or intoxicated like THC does, CBD is still causing quite a "buzz" among science and health professionals.
CBD's effects are highly personal and there is no single product that is right for everyone. The best way to optimize your use of CBD is finding the proper method of consumption and dosage that works best for you through self experimentation.