Nico Blier

CBD Oil and SSRIs antidepressants

CBD oil and SSRIs (Antidepressants)

By Nico Blier | May 7, 2021 |

In Canada, about 11% of men and 16% of women will experience major depression over the course of their lives. However, the growing awareness of mental health issues and the advancement of both medication and natural treatments means that, for many people, depression can be treated effectively. While depression affects everyone differently, there are typical…

cbd and the immune system

CBD and the Immune System

By Nico Blier | May 3, 2021 |

If your body’s health and wellness are important to you, then you are no doubt invested and interested in your immune system. The immune system is responsible for fighting off unwanted bacteria or viruses—in short, pathogens—that negatively affect your health in a myriad of ways. Even if you are not a wellness buff, the health…

CBD Oil for fibromyalgia shoulder pain

Benefits of CBD Oil for Fibromyalgia

By Nico Blier | April 28, 2021 |

Fibromyalgia is pain that is felt throughout the body: a chronic disease that has several physical and mental triggers, treating fibromyalgia can involve a number of different solutions. Some of the most common symptoms or signs of fibromyalgia include pain and stiffness throughout the body, fatigue, depression and anxiety, sleep problems, memory and concentration lapses,…

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CBD Oil for Gout – Why try this natural remedy for joint pain?

By Nico Blier | April 23, 2021 |

CBD has grown in popularity in recent years as more people discover its health and wellness benefits. Many of its uses have become common knowledge, like its ability to combat anxiety, insomnia, and acne. However, CBD has many more benefits that are lesser-known like its ability to remedy gout. Although much of the research that…

cbd for mental focus

Is CBD the answer to improving mental focus?

By Nico Blier | April 22, 2021 |

CBD is well known for its ability to help us sleep better and to treat conditions like anxiety to help relax our minds and bodies. But can CBD also be used to spark mental focus and alertness? Is CBD the answer to improving mental focus? CBD interacts with the body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS) to help…

what is the difference between CBG VS CBD

CBG vs. CBD – What is CBG and how are they different?

By Nico Blier | April 20, 2021 |

Most people by now have heard of CBD—the cannabinoid contained in a number of products on the market that possess a host of benefits including helping with sleep, chronic pain, and even hangovers. A lesser-known fact is that there are many more cannabinoids besides CBD and THC that reside in the hemp plant that also…

ECS All about the Endocannabinoid System

All about the Endocannabinoid System

By Nico Blier | April 16, 2021 |

Homeostasis. All living organisms need this ability to regulate internal, physical, and chemical systems to function well and live healthily. To help maintain homeostasis, the body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS) plays a big part. Homeostasis, from the Greek words for “same” and “steady,” is the ability to maintain a stable internal system, which includes a healthy…

Pressure points for topicals

CBD topicals and pressure points: 4 pulse points for best results

By Azra Kassam | April 13, 2021 |

How you apply or consume CBD can be as important as the product you choose. CBD comes in the form of ingestibles (like capsules, oil, gummies) or topical CBD (creams, balms, and salves). Depending on the severity of your condition, you may reach for a specific product or concentration. As for topical application, CBD can…

Hemp oil vs. CBD

Hemp oil vs. CBD oil…and why the difference matters

By Azra Kassam | March 18, 2021 |

Hemp oil vs CBD oil, if you’ve ever asked what’s the difference, you’re not the only one. To help clear confusion we’ll answer the most common hemp oil vs CBD oil questions for you.  CBD (Cannabidiol) is derived from the hemp plant, which is one of the reasons some people confuse hemp oil and CBD…

CBD vs. THC: what’s the difference, anyway?

By Azra Kassam | February 12, 2021 |

Despite the growing popularity of cannabis in health and wellness conversations, the difference between CBD and THC still remains blurred for some. It’s easy to see why—cannabis, hemp and marijuana are terms that are sometimes used interchangeably when talking about the benefits and differences between CBD vs THC. To be clear, they are not the…