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CBD vs Opioid Addiction Study: NYC's Mount Sinai Hospital

There has been some research showing that cannabis may play a role in reducing opioid use. One study showed that when residents had access to legal medical marijuana, prescriptions for opioids fell by 3.74 million doses per year. A separate study looking at Medicaid prescription data from 2011-2016 demonstrated that in states where adult-use cannabis was legal, there was a 6.38 percent reduction in opiate prescriptions.
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The Powers of Gingerol and Capsaicin

Capsaicin is a compound found in most of the spicy peppers such as jalapeno, habanero, & cayenne peppers.Research shows that the capsaicin binds to the nerve receptors -TRPV1 - that transmit pain and heat. Another natural compound that shows promise in tamping down the pain response is [6]-gingerol. Like its name suggests, this chemical relative of capsaicin is found in fresh ginger.Though studies on the pain relieving effects of gingerol are not as widely researched as capsaicin, research conducted at TzuHui Institute of Technology in Taiwan suggested that gingerol may contain both analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.
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Don’t Drink your CBD Oil!

Unfortunately, most people are taking their CBD tinctures incorrectly. Tinctures are meant to be taken sublingually. First, we must define that “Sublingual” means administered under the tongue, where it is absorbed through the mucous membranes of the mouth. This allows for the active ingredients to enter into the bloodstream in a more direct path than if you were just to swallow the oil.

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Latest Study: Wound Healing Properties of Beta-Caryophyllene

Though the research on how terpenes may help with overall health is still limited, there is at least one mouse study showing that the terpene beta-caryophyllene (BCP) - found in cloves, rosemary, and in our kitchen cupboards as black pepper - may enhance wound healing
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