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Why should dogs take CBD Oil?

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Many people have found much success taking CBD products. It has become clear that Dogs are also getting the benefit of taking CBD oil. While there has been no formal research on how CBD affects dogs (thanks to the government) it is known that CBD and cannabinoids interact with the endocannabinoid receptors in both dogs and humans. Scientists have even noticed that dogs actually have more endocannabinoid receptors then humans.… Read More »Why should dogs take CBD Oil?

What is the difference between USDA Certified Organic and “Organic” Products?

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We have seen many brands, CBD and other industries that claim on packaging that they are organic. 99% of the time that is false. Vermont Organic Science is a USDA certified organic lab and CBD brand. We only use the highest quality certified organic ingredients. The hemp we extract is grown down the road from our lab at a beautiful certified organic farm in Vermont called Last Resort Farms. You… Read More »What is the difference between USDA Certified Organic and “Organic” Products?

What is Delta-8 THC?

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There has been a lot of interest and discussion regarding delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as delta-8, or simply d-8. Let’s take a dive into what exactly d-8 is, what it does, and how it is made. As its name implies, d-8 is closely related to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. (The THC in cannabis’ full name is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). Now all cannabinoids are chemically related, but some are more like… Read More »What is Delta-8 THC?
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CO2 CBD Extraction – How Bad Is It?

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Today we are going to dismantle, point by point, why CO2 is a stupid choice for cannabinoid extraction. CO2 is a pollutant, and is the main cause of global warming. For a “green” industry like ours to use a material that blatantly harms the environment is hypocrisy at its worst. CO2 is highly toxic, and can easily kill the unskilled user. Most extractors have little or no comprehension of the… Read More »CO2 CBD Extraction – How Bad Is It?
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Testing, Sampling, and Certificates of Analysis

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When you purchase something, especially something for your health, you want to make sure you are getting exactly what you ordered. That’s why you should always check the Certificate of Analysis (CoA) for any edible product you buy. At least in theory. Do you check the CoA for the vitamins or supplements you take? Did you ever? How about that beer you had last night?  In the hemp and cannabis… Read More »Testing, Sampling, and Certificates of Analysis
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How does CBD Balm work?

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CBD Balm works by penetrating your skin to bathe the affected area with CBD. CBD has anti-inflammatory and pain blocking properties, thus the local effect is magnified by application of the CBD balm directly to the affected part. You can also rub our CBD MCT oil on your skin, but it is a bit greasy. We will shortly be introducing our topical roll-on oil, with is enriched in jojoba and… Read More »How does CBD Balm work?
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How long does it take for CBD Balm to work for joint pain?

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Most people report almost immediate relief after applying our CBD balm. Of course, the more you apply the CBD balm, the greater the effect. Rubbing the balm on the affected joints once or twice a day for several days provides an additive effect: The CBD absorbed from the CBD balm accumulates onto the affected area, multiplying its effects. This is due to your subcutaneous fat layer soaking up the CBD,… Read More »How long does it take for CBD Balm to work for joint pain?
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Is CBD Oil or Cream better for pain?

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The few studies done on topical CBD and pain suggest that the potency of the material applied is important. While CBD balm and topicals made by us are specially formulated for the skin and ease of absorption, our 50 mg/ml MCT CBD oil would work nearly as well. It is just greasier. But importantly, you want a cream to be at least 1% CBD for it to have maximum effect.… Read More »Is CBD Oil or Cream better for pain?

Why USDA Certified Organic CBD Matters

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Demand for CBD products is growing, with more companies trying to find space in an already crowded market. Customers are now seeking out organic CBD products, but those can be hard to come by.  It’s not an easy or quick process to get a company or CBD product certified. For products that receive that designation, they become highly sought after. USDA organic certification increases transparency and builds trust between customers… Read More »Why USDA Certified Organic CBD Matters
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What is the biggest benefit of CBD Balm?

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Our extra strength CBD Balm is ideal for applying CBD right where it’s needed. The CBD Balm is formulated with organic ingredients to be highly potent: the CBD balm is over 4% CBD. The high strength of our CBD Balm allows for the use of small amounts rubbed into the affected area. CBD is readily absorbed through the skin, and build up in the subcutaneous fat layer. There, the CBD… Read More »What is the biggest benefit of CBD Balm?