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What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are a diverse class of organic compounds produced by plants, which give off particular aromas and healing properties. People are most familiar with using terpenes that have been extracted into essential oils often using them to for aromatherapy for their different healing properties. There are more than 200 different types of terpenes found in cannabis plants, I high quality cannabis, about 2-5% of its weight is made up of terpenes. Some terpenes, such as pinene or myrcene, are found in abundance, while others are more rare. In cannabis, terpenes are found within the trichomes — the frosty white hairs...

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Two new cannabinoids discovered - THCP & CBDP

Cannabis produces over 400 chemicals and cannabinoids. Scientist are still discovering what each of them do. THC, the most well known is possibly the only psychoactive one, the second most well known is CBD which is used for wellness products and A group of Italian researchers announced on December 30th the discovery of two new cannabinoids, chemicals produced by weed like THC and CBD. The first, tetrahydrocannabiphorol (THCP), is allegedly 30 times more potent than THC, they claim. Whether that means it gets you 30 times as stoned—or if it’s even psychoactive at all—is still unknown. But in mice, it appeared THCP...

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The Science behind CBD - A collection of science backed articles

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has quickly become the new 'cure all' wonder drug with big claims as to what it can achieve but unfortunately not all these claims are back by science. So we decided to get down and dirty with the actual facts about the effects of CBD with out summary of current scientific research on the effects of CBD. There is still alot of work to be done as scientist are just scratching the  surface as to what this plant can be used for.  To help you sort out right from wrong, we’ve compiled the most compelling science backed studies...

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Is CBD legal in Germany?

CBD, a non-psychoactive component of the Cannabis plant, does not fall under the Narcotic Laws of Europe. The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), the body responsible for declaring the legal status of products in Germany, issued a statement on the legal status of CBD in Germany and if CBD products can be sold freely in Germany. "With the Act on the Amendment of Narcotic Law and Other Regulations, which came into effect on 10.03.2017, the legislator changed the position of cannabis in Annexes I to III to section 1 Paragraph 1 of the Narcotic Law (BtMG) in...

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How CBD helps you get a full nights rest

Cannabis can be a splendid sleep aid, which is why many consumers keep a go-to favorite by their bedside. Even people with the most stubborn insomnia can find their escape to the dream world. While most consumers are aware that cannabis can help you get a good night’s sleep, there’s a lot more to that relationship than you might think. So what effect do high-CBD strains have on sleep? A 2006 study tested the effects of CBD on animal models in both lights-on and lights-off environments and found that this non-intoxicating cannabis compound increased alertness with the lights on and had no...

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