Cannabis Encyclopedia

Educate yourself

CBD Drug Interactions - Vida Optima™

CBD Drug Interactions

October 05, 2020 6 min read

Does CBD interact with medications? Find out if your medications may cause CBD drug interactions and the steps you can take to avoid them.
Read More
CBD Buyers Guide - Vida Optima™

CBD Buyers Guide

October 05, 2020 16 min read

Looking for the best CBD for you? Here's everything you need to know to navigate the CBD industry.
Read More
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.
Read More

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:
Read More
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.
Read More
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:
Read More

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.
Read More
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.
Read More
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.
Read More

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?
Read More
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.
Read More
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.
Read More