The Role Of Minor Cannabinoids

Cannabis is more than just THC and CBD. Minor cannabinoids like CBN, CBG, and CBC may appear in small concentrations naturally, but their benefits are pretty major. Minor cannabinoid formulations are already hitting the shelves, and 61% of industry professionals polled by New Frontier Data said they are currently working or are likely to begin […]

What Is CBG?

CBG, or cannabigerol, is an underrated minor cannabinoid found in cannabis that deserves a lot more credit. CBG is a non-intoxicating molecule with loads of potential therapeutic applications and benefits. This cannabinoid is just starting to gain notoriety, and here are a few important reasons why.  THE METAMORPHOSIS OF CANNABINOIDS CBG is naturally present in […]

What is CBN? 5 Things You Need To Know

Though less popular than CBD and THC, CBN has made a name for itself in the cannabis realm due to its potent effects and unique origins. CBN, or cannabinol, is a cannabinoid naturally found in cannabis that works intrinsically with our body’s endocannabinoid system. Here are 5 things you should know about this lesser-known molecule.  […]

Terpenes for Vape Flavoring in the Wake of the Vape Crisis

The vape crisis left many questioning what the future would hold for the vape industry. Starting in the summer of 2019, vape users arrived at hospitals across the country, presenting with serious respiratory-related symptoms. Doctors were left baffled as to why these previously healthy, and in certain cases very young, individuals were suddenly coming down […]

Rapid Renewability: The Sustainability of Hemp Cultivation and Hemp Products

Sustainability has become an attribute that many consumers and businesses look for in their products and the companies they support. Many are willing to pay a premium for more sustainable options for their everyday products. The power of the hemp plant doesn’t only come from its products, but also from its rapid renewability.    Hemp […]

Moving Beyond THC & CBD: Utilizing Hemp-Derived Ingredients in Cannabis Products

There are two major cannabinoids that get the credit for the effects of cannabis: THC and CBD. As cannabis science progresses, we are learning that the minor cannabinoids, terpenes and terpenoids that naturally occur in hemp and cannabis are also worthy of the spotlight. Unfortunately, many of these necessary compounds are stripped during extraction. Luckily, […]

Hemp Cosmetics & Skincare: Fad or New Normal?

It was not long ago that hemp and CBD wellness products started making their way onto store shelves and into our medicine cabinets, and at first it was surprising. Eventually, CBD became a topic of conversation in everyday life, and hemp is now as approachable as any other plant. This fast adoption of hemp-derived CBD […]

Hemp Seed Oil vs CBD Oil in Hemp-Based Cosmetics

Hemp-based ingredients thrive in the world of skincare and cosmetics, but the differences between hemp seed oil and CBD oil can sometimes be unclear. It is important to understand these hemp ingredients so you can better determine a formulation that meets your needs.  CBD oil and hemp seed oil are both derived from the hemp […]

On the Radar: 5 Hemp Cosmetic and Personal Care Brands to Watch

Hemp is taking over the cosmetics industry in more ways than one. From mass retail stores to luxury brands, hemp cosmetics and skincare are breaking the stigmas surrounding cannabis and emerging into the mainstream market with ease.  Here are our picks for the top five brands to watch in 2020 as they navigate the careful […]

What is a Terpene Chart? And How Do I Read It?

Terpenes are inside every plant on the planet. There are at least 20,000 currently identified and it’s believed that there are many more terpenes yet to be cataloged. Every terpene is unique. Some have distinct aromas or flavors, some provide therapeutic effects. Some terpenes are very rare and others are extremely common; some are found […]