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How to Dose CBD

How to Dose CBD

While CBD is widely available and becoming a more acceptable and mainstream way of treating illness, there is not concrete or universal direction on how to dose CBD.   CBD is a compound found in the hemp or cannabis plant. There are claims for its health properties and benefits though there is still a lack of clarity around how to use it, whether it is effective and if it is even legal. CBD is legal though its level of legal status is different from state to state which presents a deeper level of confusion. Because the federal government in the...

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Are Hemp Oil and CBD Oil the Same?

Are Hemp Oil and CBD Oil the Same?

Hemp. CBD. THC. Cannabis. Marijuana. Weed. What does all of this mean? Are hemp oil and CBD oil the same, different, similar? At Natural Path we want to be as transparent and straightforward with all of our dealings in the world of CBD. Here are definitions that will hopefully help clear up some of the misinformation and confusion: Hemp and marijuana: these are different plants but both are classified biologically as cannabis. Hemp: Grown as a valuable commodity, has been used for centuries in a variety of ways. Known as the variety of cannabis: sativa L. Used for its fiber...

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Is CBD Safe for Pets?

Is CBD Safe for Pets?

Is CBD safe for pets like dogs and cats?   Just as there are trends in the human health industry, there are trends in the pet industry, too. CBD oil and its uses are extending from the human sector to the pet sector and there are various angles to consider when choosing to administer CBD to your pet dog or cat. Fast Facts About CBD CBD is a compound from the hemp plant.  The marijuana plant and the hemp plant are different and bred and grown for different end uses. Hemp was originally grown for the fibers it produces so...

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Is CBD Safe For Children?

Is CBD Safe For Children?

As with any medicine, beverage, supplement or food you as a parent choose to give your child, you must understand all of the risks and benefits.   First and most important: CBD does not make you high or get your high. The legal level of THC in CBD oil and hemp oil in the US is .3%. CBD is a compound that is extracted from the hemp plant. The hemp plant and the marijuana plant are the same species grown and adapted for different properties. Hemp is bred to grow tall and skinny to harvest for its fibers (cloth, for...

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CBD For Skincare

CBD For Skincare

CBD has been shown to contribute to overall skin health and wellness. But how does CBD work topically? Research on the power of CBD for topical use has new science that is encouraging for those suffering from skin ailments and those want to enhance their skin's natural potential for hydration, healing and health. It is widely known that CBD has powerful antioxidants (always a good element when wishing to increase the health of our largest organ). There are also known essential amino acids in CBD which also benefit skin health like B-complex vitamins. Since skin problems or ill-health of the...

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