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Explore the breadth of knowledge that goes into our CBD botanical formulas


Explore the breadth of knowledge that goes into our CBD botanical formulas

As CBD continues to gain popularity for its potential health benefits, many people are looking for ways to enhance its effects. One natural ingredient that has been gaining attention is sunflower lecithin..… READ MORE

Boswellia serrata is a plant native to India and the Punjab region extending into Pakistan. It is the plant that produces Indian frankincense, which is a resin that is often used in traditional medicine. It's safe to say the Boswellia plantREAD MORE

Did you know there are many types of ginseng used throughout the world? Here we explain the history of medicinal use of the various plants that make up this curious and wonderful group of plants.… READ MORE

There are various ways to check which products are the most trustworthy, and one of them is acquiring a so-called certificate of analysis.

The cayenne in our CBD Muscle Relief Spray and CBD Roll On improves absorption, allowing for deep penetration to affected areas. It also improves circulation and modulates inflammatory responseREAD MORE

The first-pass effect (also called the first-pass metabolism) influences the body’s exposure to compounds. But, what is first-pass metabolism?. … READ MORE

Just like with making coffee or tea, you can get the desired compounds out of cannabis plants by the process of extraction. Extraction is a way of separating compounds from each other.… READ MORE

Athletes around the world have begun partnering with Cannabis companies to promote products that they claim help them with things like endurance, exercise recovery, pain relief, and more. But what’s really going on here? And how does CBD fit into the picture? READ MORE

To simplify much of the research down, it appears that CBD may work to influence pain response through several primary activities, including direct modulation of pain signaling in the brain, reducing inflammation in the body, easing anxiety, and distracting the mind from the sensation of pain..… READ MORE

There is nothing that quite compares to a good night of sleep. In our hustle and bustle culture of overworking and overindulgence of information and social media, sleeping well has become a problem for many people.… READ MORE

People often get confused when hearing the words topical and transdermal, because we regularly see these terms used incorrectly in the media, in the industry, and even on products themselves. However, Dr. Linda Klumpers takes a deeper dive into their differences..… READ MORE

Researchers have been hunting for new kinds of anxiety medications that could be safer and more effective than conventional treatments on the market. This has led to some researchers shifting their focus toward Cannabis and cannabinoids.… READ MORE

What do we actually know about CBG? Does it behave similarly to CBD? Is it safe? In this article we will briefly explore the history and current state of the science of CBG..… READ MORE

St. John's Wort is a beautiful flower, but did you know that it has a long history of medicinal use, particularly in topical application? See why we chose to include it in our CBD Relief Cream.READ MORE

Aaron Edge is an artist and an avid cyclist here in our home state of Oregon. Aaron was kind enough to share how Green Earth Medicinals CBD products fit into his wellness regime, helping his body push a little harder and recover a little faster..… READ MORE

You've probably heard that the the Cannabis contains terpenes, in addition to its beneficial cannabinoids, but what exactly are terpenes?.

When choosing a CBD product, it is important to consider how the different routes of administration will effect how much and how quickly CBD enters the bloodstream .… READ MORE

Earlier this year, doctors in New York released a case study that lead many people to conclude that CBD contributed to a person's death, but what can we really know about what happened?... READ MORE

We stand in solidarity with the protesters throughout the world, who are fighting to change systems of oppression and white supremacy.… READ MORE

Do any of your prescription pharmaceuticals carry a grapefruit warning? If so, you'll definitely want to read Dr. Linda Klumpers' explanation of how this may relate to CBD … READ MORE

Whether you suffer from an occasional bout of nervousness in predictably stressful situations, or struggle to manage chronic feelings of anxiety in your life, CBD might be able to help.… READ MORE

An Introduction to CBD

Back to the basics -- What is CBD, and what is it for? We have partnered with our friend, Dr Linda Klumpers of Cannify, to answer these questionsREAD MORE

The Difference Between Hemp Oil and CBD Oil

To the new CBD buyer, it can be hard to understand the differences between Hemp Oil and CBD Oil, but the two are, in fact, very different... READ MORE

The Synergy of CBD Botanicals

The Synergy of CBD Botanicals is the essence of what Green Earth Medicinals is all about. We strive to produce carefully formulated products that are designed to provide you with a healthier tomorrow. READ MORE

Understanding the Endocannabinoid System

Have you heard of the ‘Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?’ After years of research, scientists are now beginning to understand the unique relationship between cannabinoids and our health..… READ MORE

In Response to Recent FDA Actions

We have received a lot of questions from customers and consumers about CBD issues around safety and legality as a result of the recent warning letters put out by the FDAREAD MORE

Evaluating CBD Products

When choosing the right CBD product for you, always make sure you verify the source of the ingredients, the thoughtfulness of the formulation, and whether the product has been tested for potency and purity.READ MORE

CBD and Sports Recovery

CBD has the power to soothe sore muscles and accelerate recovery time. By modulating the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), CBD helps guide the body back to an adaptive stateREAD MORE

CORYDALIS (Corydalis yanhusuo)

Corydalis has a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine as a pain relieving botanical that relieves blood stagnation. It has been traditionally used for menstrual and abdominal pain, as well as for headaches and spasticity.… READ MORE

After the Farm Bill, What's Next for CBD retailers?

After the legalization of hemp and CBD with the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, evolving regulations provide opportunity, but create questions for retailers and consumersREAD MORE

Ministry of Hemp: Thumbs-up for Lemon-Ginger CBD Drops!

The experts at Ministry of Hemp reviewed our Lemon Ginger CBD ORAL | Sublingual Drops and found it both delicious and effective! READ MORE

"...it helped reset my expectation of what calm feels like."

We are so honored by Allure Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Michelle Lee, sharing her experience with our CBD Extra | Sublingual Drops. We’d like to discuss why and how our CBD formulas achieve the effectiveness that Michelle Lee describesREAD MORE

Video: What Makes Green Earth Medicinals Different?

Christian Lé, MD, explores what makes Green Earth Medicinals differentSEE MORE

TANGERINE (Citrus tangerina)

Derived from premium quality tangerine extract, the limonene in our CBD Muscle Relief Spray, CBD Roll On, and CBD Relief Cream enhances absorption of CBD and other botanicalsREAD MORE

CAYENNE (Capsicum annuum)

The cayenne in our CBD Muscle Relief Spray and CBD Roll On improves absorption, allowing for deep penetration to affected areas. It also improves circulation and modulates inflammatory responseREAD MORE

What is "Full Spectrum" CBD?

Christian Lé, MD, explores what makes Green Earth Medicinals differentSEE MORE