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How Do I Know Which CBD Product is Right for Me?

How Do I Know Which CBD Product is Right for Me?

The most common issues for which people use cannabidiol, or CBD, are pain, anxiety, and insomnia. CBD is one of the primary cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. The other cannabinoids and terpenes (essential oils) combine with the CBD to give each strain its unique characteristics.  If you want to know as much as possible about the CBD you’re using, purchase raw flower to access in its purest form.   The flower is the bud of the cannabis plant and looks just like the “real thing” – because it is the real thing! The only difference between hemp flower and marijuana...

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How to Infuse Your Own Hemp Oil

How to Infuse Your Own Hemp Oil

How to Infuse Your Own CBD Oil   When you infuse coconut oil with our CBD flower, you can choose your strain (or strains) and ingest as much or as little as you want. Eat up to 2 tbsp. per day, adjusting the amount as needed. The ingredients are inexpensive, and you don’t need any pricey equipment – in fact, you probably have everything you need in your kitchen!   CBD-infused oil   7g CBD flower 1 c coconut oil 1 tbsp lecithin granules*   Crumble the flower into a 16 oz Mason jar with a lid. Add the coconut...

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Cannabinoids, Terpenes, & the Entourage Effect

Cannabinoids, Terpenes, & the Entourage Effect

CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) are the two main cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, although there are many more. Both hemp and marijuana come from the cannabis plant; the main difference is that marijuana contains a high amount of THC, while hemp contains very little. This is why the former gets you high, but the latter doesn’t. Our bodies contain cannabinoid receptors, which is known as our endocannabinoid system; that is, it’s endogenous to the human body. When you ingest cannabinoids, they bind with these receptors to create the mental and physical effects of cannabis. But there’s more to the...

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CBD Shop The Leaf in Beacon Featured By Forbes, Fox Business

Read About The Leaf in the Hudson Valley Post In 2014, Grant McCabe opened up Smoker’s Mecca on Main Street in Beacon and sold CBD products purchased from other suppliers. McCabe told Hudson Valley Post he noticed "huge swings" in the quality of the product so he wanted to offer Hudson Valley residents "higher-quality CBD products at lower prices." Read More: CBD Shop The Leaf in Beacon Featured By Forbes, Fox Business

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We're In Forbes Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The Best Cannabis Drinks!

Check it out!  Our CBD Relax & Sleep Tea is featured in The Best Holiday Gift Guide 2019: The Best Cannabis Drinks

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