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CBD+THC and the Herpes Simplex Virus

The Herpes Simplex Virus(HSV) is a widespread virus that can cause ailments such as cold sores, genital herpes, chickenpox and mono. Studies have shown 50%-90% of the population carry either HSV 1 or HSV 2 and as of today it remains incurable. HSV is a retrovirus which means it is able to lay dormant in […]

ORGANA GIFT GUIDE – $25 AND UNDER

You did it again. You got caught up in all the curveballs life brings that you completely ran out of time to research thoughtful gifts for all the loved ones in your life. Oops! Well, have no fear. Even if you leave your shopping to the very last minute, there are still plenty of no-fail […]

Edibles: How Do They Work?

The primary psychoactive chemical in cannabis is THC, a cannabinoid. However, when these leaves are left raw and are un-aged, the cannabinoid found in them is THCA, which isn’t psychoactive at all. THCA only becomes THC — the stuff that gets you high — after it’s aged or, most effectively, exposed to heat. It’s a […]

Indica, Sativa and Hybrid Strains: What Is The Difference?

    There are over 1000 different strains of cannabis that have evolved over that last several decades with constant new developments thanks to the wonderful breeders trying to increase the quality and targeting specific issues someone may have. These strains are commonly divided into 3 main categories: Sativa, Indica and Hybrids. It is important […]

How THC Works In The Body

  THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is a chemical compound found in cannabis that gives you the feeling of being “high”. There are multiple different strains of cannabis, and each one will give you a different sensation or feeling. THC has many medical benefits such as: PTSD, Neuropathic and Chronic pain, Insomnia, Nausea, Inflammation, Arthritis, Migraines, Cancer, Crohn’s Disease, Multiple […]

How CBD and THC Can Help With Your Arthritis

    Arthritis affects 1 in 5 Canadians everyday. The two most common kind of arthritis are: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA): a disease where a persons body attacks their joints, causing inflammation. it commonly affects the hands and feet amd leads to painful, swollen and stiff joints Osteoarthritis (OA): a degenerative disease that affects joint, cartilage […]

Hemp Seed Oil vs CBD Oil

  Hemp seed oil and CBD oil are similar in some ways however there are some important differences. First lets take a look at what they are and how to distinguish the two.  What is Hemp seed oil? Hemp seed oil is extracted from the seed of the hemp plant, the seeds contain as much […]

Differences Between THC and CBD

       Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidoil (CBD) are two types of cannabinoids found naturally in the resin of the marijuana plant, Cannabis sativa. Both of these substances interact with the cannabinoid receptors found in the human body, but the effects brought on by these compounds couldn’t be more opposite. For this reason, CBD is […]

How Does Cannabidiol Interact With The body?

All of the 60-plus cannabinoids unique to the plant genus Cannabis interact with our bodies thanks to a network of neurons called the Endocannabinoid system. The Endocannabinoid system runs throughout your body and it’s loaded with receptors that bind to the cannabinoids you introduce to your bloodstream when you consume Cannabis or hemp. It’s the chemical interactions of […]

Is Cannabis Safe For Pets?

Out of the many ingredients found in marijuana, two are the most prominent: THC and CBD. THC is the psychoactive ingredient that gives people a familiar “high”. It can be toxic to animals. Nontoxic CBD is not psychoactive and provides many health benefits. The CBD oil that is used to treat pets has almost no […]