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Enhance your yoga experience with CBD

Yoga is a great way to relieve stress, exercise your body and promote a calm, peaceful mood after a busy day. CBD has been known to aid in stress relief, lowering anxiety levels and relieving symptoms of depression.   CBD has been proven to calm the mind, due to its interaction with GABA receptors in the brain. GABA is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate peace and calm in the brain and body. Because of this, CBD may be used to promote calm [...]

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How CBD can help with migraines?

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraines affect approximately 39 million people in the United States and is the third most prevalent illness in the entire world. If you’ve ever suffered from a migraine, you know how painful they can be—a pounding headache, nausea,  and sensitivity to light and sound are all common symptoms of migraines.   Luckily, new studies show that CBD may help relieve the pain associated with migraines. In fact, a November 2019 study by the Journal of Pain, reported that cannabis use could reduce migraine severity [...]

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CBD and gut health

If you’ve read our past blog posts, you know that we like to talk about the many benefits of CBD. What we haven’t dived into is the specific benefits of CBD on your gut microbiome, which is the term for the microorganisms that live in your digestive tract. These microorganisms include bacteria, archaea and fungi.   Your gut microbiome helps control digestion and aids your immune system. An imbalance in your gut microbiome can lead to weight gain, high blood sugar, high [...]

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CBD and self-care

Self-care has become a popular trend, especially among millennials. Self-care is the practice of maintaining health and well-being through activities such as reading, taking bubble baths, journaling, and any other thing the individual enjoys.   According to Psychology Today, “self-care is a continuous process of proactively considering and tending to your needs and maintaining your wellness.” Self-care can be practiced in many ways, and CBD can be a great addition to your self-care routine.   How can CBD be used to care for yourself? CBD has several benefits, including anxiety [...]

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Four things to know before smoking CBD

It will not result in a “high” feeling  Hemp, or CBD pre-rolls, are made with CBD flower instead of recreational or medicinal marijuana that contains high levels of THC.  Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most abundant compound in the plant, and is probably the most well-known; however, cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most abundant compound found in cannabis, and does not have the psychoactive effects of THC–this means it does not give users a “high” feeling.   You might experience pain relief  CBD has been shown to [...]

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A brief history of CBD 

The cannabis plant has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Cannabis contains more than 80 compounds known as cannabinoids. One of these natural compounds is cannabidiol, also known as CBD. The cannabis flower has a strong history of medicinal use, dating back thousands of years.   CBD is a safe, non-addictive substance that boasts many health benefits. Hemp flower containing high amounts of CBD offers the same benefits of other CBD tinctures such as edibles, capsules and vapors, but absorb in the [...]

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What is hemp flower?

Niota CBD pre-rolls are packed with organic, high-quality hemp to create an experience for each user that invites them into a world of nature. But what is hemp flower and how is it different from cannabis?  Both cannabis and hemp contain about 100 compounds called cannabinoids, including two well-known ones, cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG). The concentrations of these compounds are primarily found in the flower of the plant.   The biggest difference between hemp flower and cannabis flower is the Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content. THC is the [...]

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Can CBD smokeables help with tobacco cessation?

Million of Americans struggle with tobacco addiction. Medicines, nicotine patches and gum don’t always work effectively, so many people have turned to smoking CBD. We’ve already covered the various benefits of our CBD pre-rolls on this blog. But studies have shown that using CBD may help those who want to quit smoking tobacco. So, how and why does it work?  CBD may relieve stress  Many tobacco smokers report that stress is a trigger that makes them want to smoke more. CBD can cause feelings of relaxation and peace, potentially eliminating the need to smoke cigarettes. In addition, CBD has been proven to calm the [...]

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Can CBD help you sleep?

We’ve covered the many benefits of CBD before on the blog. But how does CBD affect sleep? Let’s dig in to the ways CBD may help with various sleep issues and how it can be used to help you relax.   Many researchers believe that CBD improves sleep by tackling the main causes of insomnia. For example, CBD may help reduce anxiety that contributes to insomnia. Insomnia is when one struggles to fall asleep or stay asleep. Insomnia leads to feeling more tired during the day, which can affect productivity, [...]

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5 Common CBD Myths

CBD gets you high For thousands of years, the cannabis plant has been used for medicinal purposes. Cannabis contains more than 80 compounds known as cannabinoids.  Hemp, or CBD pre-rolls, are made with CBD flower instead of recreational or medicinal marijuana that contains high levels of THC.  Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most abundant compound in the plant, and is probably the most well-known; however, cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most abundant compound found in cannabis, and does not have the psychoactive effects of THC–this means it [...]

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