•   Anxiety is one of America’s most widespread health concerns. Approximately 75% of people with mental disorders who attempt suicide are diagnosed with anxiety disorders. Anxiety has also been said to effect over 90% of American’s annually. So, can CBD really have that much of an impact on those struggling with anxiety? A study from the National Institutes of Health claims that, “Studies using animal models of anxiety and involving healthy volunteers clearly suggest an anxiolytic-like effect of CBD. Moreover, CBD was shown to reduce anxiety in patients with social...

  • In America, stress is occurring more often, and more severely now than in previous years. 75% of adults reported moderate or high levels of stress within the past 30 days, and said it has increased over the past year. About 80% of workers said they experience stress related to work, and half of them admitted to needing help in managing that stress according to the American Institute of Stress. Reviewing figures like the ones above should cause concern. It becomes obvious that we live in stressful times, with stressful jobs,...

  • THC is the most famous component of cannabis, but cannabidiol (CBD) is the real hero. It is non-psychoactive (doesn’t get you “high”), and contains a lot of properties that can help with different conditions. Each person has an endocannabinoid system, which works alongside our immune system to help with these conditions. This system is “fed” by consuming cannabinoids like CBD.  Diabetes CBD has been shown to help people with diabetes stabilize and decrease their need for insulin or other medications. According to the American Journal of Physiology, it has been...

  • According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America. These disorders impact over 40 million adults in the US, which accounts for 18% of the population. The ADAA also states that “People with an anxiety disorder are three to five times more likely to go to the doctor and six times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric disorders than those who do not suffer from anxiety disorders.” Even more astounding is the 15 million cases in America of...

  • CBD has often been shown to decrease anxiety, but it hasn’t been known why, until a study in 2004 from PubMed. The goal of this study was to develop a better understanding of why CBD had been shown to have anxiolytic effects. In order to do this, neuroimaging was used to show regional cerebral blood flow in ten healthy male volunteers. The volunteers were split into two groups (five men each) and studied on two occasions. On one occasion, they were given CBD and on the other, they were given...

  • A growing body of research coupled with thousands of individuals' testimonies from around the world are bringing to light the power of CBD for health and wellness. This article from Civilized, "5 Ways CBD Can Improve Health", summarizes several of the ways that this non-psychotropic (doesn't get you "high") cannabinoid from cannabis or hemp is saving peoples' quality of life: 1. Anti-Tumor Properties 2. Anti-Anxiety Properties 3. Anti-Seizure/Anti-Convulsion Properties  4. Antioxidant Properties 5. Neuroprotective Properties Researchers, scientists, and individuals from around the world are turning towards a natural plant that has been used for...

  • “I have a small dog (dachshund-terrier mix) his name is PeeWee.  PeeWee loved to travel in cars until about 6 mos ago.  Now whenever he rides in a car he acts very nervous. He pants constantly, he shakes, and his body becomes very warm.  He hides he face under my leg or arm.  Recently I was given That's Natural CBD oil to try on him.  I was blown away, it actually helped him.  He rode quietly and calmly after I gave him some of the oil.  I could not believe that it...

  • Life is stressful. Add to that a large amount of negativity and a volatile political climate - and you have a lot of people who are not only stressed, but also coping with depression. The Huffington Post wrote about the non-psychoactive component of cannabis (also called hemp) and the increasing awareness of CBD's (Cannabidiol) use to treat chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and other issues through the body's Endocannabinoid System (ECS). From the article by Marjorie Hope Rothstein: "Cannabidiol is claimed to help stabilize moods and ease depression, according to recent research spearheaded by...

  • One of the most exciting opportunities for CBD revolves around its application for anxiety, fear, stress, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Over 3 million Americans suffer symptoms of anxiety.  And PTSD can affect many people who have experienced traumatic life events - sadly, many of our nation’s veterans are very affected.  An estimated 7.8% of Americans will experience PTSD - with a larger percentage of veterans having the chance of being affected by this disorder. Non-psychoactive Cannabidiol, or CBD, has evidence of helping the brain to deal with stress,...