Cannabinoids

The Health Risks of THC: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the substance in the cannabis plant that makes you high. It’s probably the most recognized compound in this plant, and also the most controversial, as studies show potential health risks of THC on the brain and body

June 18, 2019

Anandamide 101: The Body’s Bliss Molecule

Although modern medical science has come a long way over the past several decades, there are still important breakthroughs happening every day. While scientists continue to research the various things that make us tick, there’s still so much to learn even after the initial medical discovery.

June 4, 2019

The Ultimate Guide to Hemp CBD Results and Uses

When the 2018 Farm Bill passed and the option to grow hemp was made accessible to more farmers, CBD oil went mainstream, becoming a more prominent fixture in the public’s awareness. This once-misunderstood dietary supplement has since taken the wellness world by storm, with health gurus and some doctors alike taking note of its potential uses.

May 31, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Full Spectrum CBD Powder

When it comes to CBD encapsulation, there are several methods that can be used to create a highly bioaccessible CBD extract. At Elixinol, we offer products that are made with two of these methods: Hemp Extract Liposomes and our Create | Build | Dream CBD Powder Blend Powered by OLEO™,  a full spectrum CBD powder.

May 21, 2019

CBD Oil Extraction Techniques: What You Need to Know

 These days, everyone seems to be talking about CBD oil. But are they asking questions about the CBD extraction methods being used in the production of the products they purchase?

February 22, 2019

CBD Terpenes: Their Role and What They Are

 In the world of CBD, we speak and write often about the compounds that naturally occur in the industrial hemp plant, like cannabinoids and terpenes. But what are CBD terpenes, and what is their role?

January 23, 2019

How Long Does it Take for CBD Oil to Work?

Individual response to cannabidiol (CBD) is just that: completely individual from one person to the next. So how long does it take for CBD oil to work? Do some people respond more quickly than others?

January 16, 2019

Cannabinoids & Terpenes 101: Hemp’s Major Components

Hemp oil is filled with numerous chemical compounds. In fact, hemp produces over 120 cannabinoids and more than 200 terpenes and flavonoids.

January 3, 2019

Synthetic Cannabinoids Explained

Synthetic cannabinoids are chemicals that mimic the effects of natural cannabinoids, mostly of THC. Learn more about the different types of synthetic cannabinoids, their uses and how to recognize them.

September 21, 2018

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 6): CBE (Cannabielsoin) & CBL (Cannabicyclol)

First observed in 1983 by researchers at the Ohio State University, CBE forms from cannabidiol during the metabolic process, so it is a metabolite. CBL at its turn is a degradative product which forms when the Cannabis plant is exposed to light, from cannabichromene (CBC). Learn more about CBE and CBL

September 15, 2018

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 5): Cannabichromenes (CBC)

We continue our Cannabinoids explained series with Cannabichromene (CBC), a compound that is naturally found in the cannabis plant and is similar to other cannabinoids. Find out more about cannabichromene

September 7, 2018

Cannabinoids Explained (Part 4): Cannabinol (CBN)

Cannabinol (CBN) is a cannabinoid found in the Cannabis sativa plant, so it is part of the phytocannabinoids family, just like cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Learn more about cannabinol and its potential for helping improve a number of health problems.

September 1, 2018