Cannabis Encyclopedia

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What is Hemp? - Vida Optima™

What is Hemp?

September 30, 2020 9 min read

It's tempting to group hemp and all other types of cannabis together, but hemp has several benefits and uses that make it unique and accessible. Read on to learn more.
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What is Elderberry? - Vida Optima™

What is Elderberry?

September 30, 2020 7 min read

Elderberry remedies have been swirling around alternative health communities for decades, but is this immune booster scientifically proven? Here are the facts:
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What is Cannabis? - Vida Optima™

What is Cannabis?

September 29, 2020 14 min read

You're probably familiar with the term cannabis, but the technicalities often go unnoticed. Here are the details on how cannabis is used, its effects, legality, and more.
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Does CBD Have Any Side Effects? - Vida Optima™

Does CBD Have Any Side Effects?

September 28, 2020 7 min read

Almost all medications and supplements have some type of potential side effect, so what about CBD? Here's what the research has to say:
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Is CBD Safe? - Vida Optima™

Is CBD Safe?

September 28, 2020 7 min read

CBD's many benefits make it an attractive addition for your daily routine, but is it safe? Here are the facts on CBD's potential drawbacks and safety profile.
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How Does CBD Work? - Vida Optima™

How Does CBD Work?

September 28, 2020 7 min read

CBD has many purported benefits, but how does it actually work? The answer is tricky, but we break down the science in terms you can understand.
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Should You Take CBD on a Daily Basis? - Vida Optima™

Should You Take CBD on a Daily Basis?

September 25, 2020 4 min read

Should you wait to grab the CBD when symptoms arise, or would you benefit more from a regular daily dose? Evidence tends to be in favor of the latter.
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Do Different Types of CBD Edibles Absorb in Different Ways? - Vida Optima™

Do Different Types of CBD Edibles Absorb in Different Ways?

September 25, 2020 10 min read

Different CBD edibles may have different benefits and drawbacks, like varying absorption rates and onset times. Which one is best for you?
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Cannabigerol (CBG) - Vida Optima™

Cannabigerol (CBG)

August 04, 2020 8 min read

CBG is a minor cannabinoid that's been dubbed "the mother of all cannabinoids." Here are the details on CBG's hidden therapeutic potential.
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THC - Vida Optima™


August 04, 2020 11 min read

THC is the psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, but it offers more than just a "high." Here are the THC facts you need, including its effects, legal status, and more.
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Do CBD Products Contain THC? - Vida Optima™

Do CBD Products Contain THC?

August 03, 2020 6 min read

Whether you're looking for THC-synergy or THC-free, here's how to identify the difference.
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Terpenes - Vida Optima™


August 03, 2020 7 min read

Terpenes are the fragrant compounds found in cannabis, but they actually affect so much more than just the aroma. Here's how terpenes play into the cannabis experience.
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