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CBD supplements could have greater value than coffee to college students

For the first time, I tried cannabidiol in the form of energy and relaxation dietary supplements from Lazarus Naturals. The effects were not what I was expecting. Cannabidiol — CBD for short — is derived from hemp plants, but should not be compared to marijuana. Marijuana gives people a “high” because it contains THC. CBD does not contain […]

In test with rats, cannabidiol showed sustained effects against depression for seven days

Commercial antidepressants typically take two to four weeks to have a significant effect on a depressed patient. They are also ineffective in approximately 40% of the cases. Finding new drugs for depression that are fast-acting and have more lasting effects is the goal of research conducted by Brazilian scientists in São Paulo State in collaboration […]

Here’s Where You Can Drink CBD in the Bay Area

CBD, technically known as cannabidiol, has basically been dubbed the new miracle drug. It’s said to relieve anxiety, help you sleep, fight inflammation and increase relaxation—all without giving you any psychoactive effects or a head high. It’s like the trusted and mellow alternative to its controversial—yet more fun—cousin, THC. The cannabis compound has become so […]

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 […]

Characterization of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) roots under different growing conditions

Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) is mainly grown for its fibre and is considered a desirable crop for sustainable production systems. In a field trial carried out over two years in Northern Italy the root system of a hemp crop, cultivated at contrasting plant densities, was sampled and analysed with an image analysis software. Root length […]

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 […]

10 Things You Never Knew About Cannabis Roots

No part of the cannabis plant is useless. While the buds and leaves usually take center stage, it turns out there are more to the roots than what many of us assumed. In fact, people have been incorporating cannabis roots into medicine for thousands of years. Check out these 10 things you probably never knew […]