What is Nutritional Pharmacology? Back in the 1980s, a scientist at Syntex Research in Palo Alto, California by the name of Gene A. Spiller defined nutritional pharmacology as: “The study of substances found in foods that might have a desired pharmacological effect when fed in higher concentrations and/or in purified or chemically modified form even…Read More
What Actually Matters When it Comes to hemp for Pets Just looking at milligrams of hemp is NOT going to bring you results. The efficacy of hemp products is a function of several factors in combination: the quality of the extractions used; specific diversity of compounds and terpenes in the formulation (Entourage Effect); bioavailability of the end…Read More
ß-Caryophyllene (BCP) is found in a variety of plants, including basil, rosemary, cloves, and, of course, hemp. It’s also highly present in black pepper. While BCP was first synthesized in 1964, it wasn’t until 2008 that a group of German and Swiss scientists, led by Andreas Zimmer, PhD and Ildiko Racz, PhD of the University…Read More
Source : Wellness Resources D-Limonene, an oil nutrient called a terpene, is an amazing natural compound found in lemon and orange peels. It has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, offers assistance for a variety of metabolic and health problems, has anti-cancer properties, and even helps with weight management. In a recent animal experiment with diabetic…Read More
The United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit in Hemp Industries Assn., v. Drug Enforcement Admin., 357 F.3d 1012 (9th Cir. 2004), recognized that “non-psychoactive hemp [that] is derived from the ‘mature stalks’ or is ‘oil and cake made from the seeds’ of the Cannabis plant, …fits within the plainly stated exception to…Read More
First-Pass Metabolism Also known as the hepatic first pass effect – any product absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract is first delivered to the liver by the portal vein. A fraction of the product can be metabolized in the gastrointestinal tract or liver before it even reaches the systemic circulation. Therefore the oral bioavailability of the…Read More
CO2 extraction is a process that uses pressurized carbon dioxide to pull the desired phytochemicals (such as hemp) from a plant. CO2 at certain temperatures and pressures acts like a solvent, without the dangers of actually being one. It is the most expensive extraction method, and is widely considered the most effective and safest plant…Read More
Have you ever wondered about the history of hemp? Read on!