A childhood classic elevated with cannabutter to make Aunt Karen's complaining sound like a distant babbling brook this holiday season. Eat the cookies on their own, or make decedent buttercream Whoopie Pies, because....why not!? Treat yourself this holiday season, it's been a year.
Kief is a very quick and easy way to cook with cannabis. Kief is the trichomes, or resign glands, that develop on the flower buds & sugar leaves of cannabis. You'll hear me refer to it on buds as the "frosty goodness". The trichomes are what contain all of the cannabinoids, terpenes & flavonoids that make each cannabis strain potent, unique & effective.
In this video, I cover: What is CBD, how does it interact with our bodies, how it might benefit you, the types of CBD on the market, and what to look for when choosing CBD products. I also talk about CBD and drug tests, important information for first responders.
The world of CBD can be daunting. Why does it seem to be in everything and how do you know what is a quality product!? With little regulation, it's buyer beware, and be educated. The information below reviews where CBD comes from, why it is beneficial to our bodies, the different types, what to look for when shopping for good CBD, and a few companies and CBD products I love.
Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds, produced in the trichomes of the cannabis plant. What's amazing, is they are exclusive to cannabis and have not been detected in any other plant. They bond with our body's Endocannabinoid System (ECS), causing a therapeutic effect. With ECS receptors all over our body, benefits from cannabinoids are typically varied & widespread. There are more than 100 confirmed cannabinoids - not just THC & CBD. We also are starting to see specific cannabinoids be isolated for particular health benefits. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)
Mary's Medicinals is a pioneer in the medical cannabis industry. It's easy to see why LHS wanted to include the brand in their portfolio. I decided to try Mary's Muscle Freeze. The infused topical combines full-spectrum CBD and other whole plant nutrients to provide quick pain relief and a soothing, cooling effect. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)
Perla is the only strain specific to & produced by Fluent. This means they created the strain, and it can only be purchased through them. Perla was bred specifically for its therapeutic levels of CBD and is valued for its powerful anti-inflammatory properties. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)