December 2019 - Endourage

Terpinene

Terpinene (α-terpinene, β-terpinene, γ-terpinene) has a fresh, piney, floral and herbal aroma and flavor, and is used in both the cosmetic and food industries. It occurs naturally in nutmeg, coriander, tea trees, conifers, apples, cumin, marjoram, cardamom and lilacs, and is sometimes used in soaps, perfumes and lotions.  Terpinene in particular has been shown to […]

Carene

Carene (Δ3-carene) has a sweet, woody, piney odor, and is a main constituent of pine and cedar resin. It’s been used in the past to dry out excess body fluids, such as tears, mucus and sweat. It can also be found in rosemary.

Myrcene

Myrcene (α-myrcene, β-myrcene), a terpene with a fresh, earthy, herbal scent with notes of citrus and tropical fruit, usually produces sedating, relaxing effects when consumed. It is a monoterpene that ties with pinene as the most common terpene found in cannabis, depending on the strain, and can be found in up to 70% concentrations in […]

Sabinene

Sabinene has a spicy, oak and black pepper scent. It can be found naturally in black pepper, carrot seeds, tea trees and nutmeg. It has been shown to benefit liver function and digestion, as well as arthritis, skin disorders, acne, dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema.

Gastric Interactions

In 2016, a team of researchers working for Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, a healthcare company creating cannabinoid-based medications primarily for children with neuropsychiatric conditions, set out to uncover why an increasing number of CBD-only patients were reporting minor negative side effects akin to those experienced by THC users. They decided to study what happens to CBD while […]

Drug Testing With CBD

All CBD products regulated in the US must have a THC percentage below 0.3%, with anything testing above being considered a THC product. The same rule applies to hemp-derived CBD; not only do the extracted products have to be below 0.3% THC, but the hemp plant itself must have less than 0.3% THC production in […]

Drug Testing

A marijuana drug test will test for THC and its metabolites, 11-hydroxy-THC (11-OH-THC) and 11-nor-9-carboxy-THC (THC-COOH). When taking drug tests, the ability to pass or fail depends on numerous factors, including what type of drug test is being administered, food intake before initial consumption, water intake after consumption, fat content in the consumer, type and […]

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