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6-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Amy Van Dyken Talks CBD For Pain: ‘I Can’t Explain It But The Stuff Really Works’

Cannabidiol, or CBD products, continue to gain popularity among active and retired pro athletes. Over the past year, Benzinga has discussed the implications of the therapy with Super Bowl champion Marvin Washington, former NCAA All-American Rodney Peete, four-time NBA champion John Salley, ex-NCAA baller Treyous Jarrells and others. Most recently, we chatted with six-time Olympic […]

Never Waste Cannabis Root Again: It Can Save Your Life

The Roots of Weed Therapy   Hemp root was first recorded in Chinese medical literature about 5,000 years ago. The document states that the juice of hemp root is an effective diuretic. Ancient Chinese used it to stop hemorrhages in women after they gave birth. Chinese literature also documents the use of hemp root to […]

Cannabis Roots: From Traditional Medicine to Modern Science

It has long been known that resinous cannabis flower tops are well endowed with medicinal components. But that’s not the only part of the plant that has been used for therapeutic purposes. Cannabis roots have also provided relief for various ailments in traditional cultures. The first mention of the curative qualities of cannabis roots dates back […]

Cannabis Root is a buried treasure

“Given our exhaustive use of the hemp and Cannabis plant – making use of the fiber, leaves, flowers, seeds and resin – it seems strange that there should be any element that has thus far escaped the notice of the modern herbalist. Perhaps because it usually spends its days hidden beneath the soil, the humble […]

CBD on the menu: Cannabis extract showing up in cocktails, coffee and dessert

It’s 5 p.m. on a recent Thursday in the lobby of midtown’s Ace Hotel, but it’s nearly pitch-black beyond the glowing light of laptops on communal tables. As freelancers and remote workers wrap up for the day, they pack in toward the bar in the back of the room, where The Breslin is passing out […]

Using CBD While Working Out Can Help You Recover Quicker & Here’s What Else You Need To Know

Cannabidiol, aka CBD, is having a moment right now, and for good reason. Not only does it have some general health benefits, such as being anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety, research is starting to suggest that using CBD while working out can help you recover faster. According to U.S. News & World Report, CBD can be an […]