Monthly Archives: April 2019

CBD for Fitness: The 5 Things You Need to Know

CBD and Fitness

If you’re tired of being jolted into a state of twitchy, face-tingling hysteria by these somehow legal “pre-workout” supplements, you may be delightfully surprised by the many uses of CBD for fitness enthusiasts. FYI for newbies to the blog: CBD is short for cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis and hemp. Yes, we know […]

CBD As a Game-Changing Autism Treatment

Defining autism is like defining art – it’s a fluid, broad-spectrum disorder that affects every single patient differently. Our current understanding is limited to simply assessing patient behavior and throwing different antipsychotic drugs at the disorder (though hopefully, CBD for autism will become a thing!); we have yet to identify specific, consistent mechanisms involved. Nonetheless, […]

CBD and Ancient Civilizations: The Original Green Movement

Ancient use of CBD

Millenia before the FDA, there existed a much simpler, more Darwinian system for determining the safety and effectiveness of potential medicines: eat the berry and survive, or eat the berry and die. That was it. Fortunately, cannabinoids passed this test in multiple parts of the world and in different eras (obviously, the bar for determining […]