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Awesome DIY Project: How to Make Hemp Oil 101

How to Make Hemp Oil

Many of you have reached out to us asking how to make hemp oil yourself. So, without further ado, let’s delve deeper into the different types of hemp oil and give you an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to making hemp oil at home. Hemp Oil vs. Hemp Seed Oil Though similar in name, there are fundamental […]

Proposition 64 – The End of Reefer Madness Mentality?

Proposition 64

Will California become the 5th state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana? One poll shows that 64% of voters support the proposed new legislation, which flies in the face of the Federal Government’s outdated stance on cannabis as a Schedule 1 substance. California’s Legalization History California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana […]

5 Unbelievable (But Absolutely True) Facts about Cannabidiol (CBD)

5 Unbelievable Facts about Cannabidiol (CBD)

CBD has become very popular recently, and it’s easy to understand why: it’s an all-natural product, a relatively new food supplement with promising initial results in research. However, there is also lot of doubt, misinformation, and confusion surrounding it. So, with the goal of shrinking that knowledge gap, here’s a short list of some CBD […]

What Is A-Tocopherol?

A-Tocopherol

We’re back again, once more looking at the composition of hemp oil. Last time out, we answered the question, “What is B-Sitosterol?” In this article, we are investigating yet another component of hemp seed oil: Alpha (A)-Tocopherol. A-Tocopherol is the strongest of the tocopherol elements. Naturally found in a number of foods (more on this […]

What is Methyl Salicylate?

What Is Methyl Salicylate

So, What is Methyl Salicylate? A Close Relative to Menthol   Methyl salicylate is a natural ester that performs very similarly to menthol. It is commonly extracted through steam distillation of wintergreen leaves. According to WebMD, methyl salicylate is found in many topical ointments bought over the counter for minor joint aches or muscular pains. […]