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Topical Benefits of Ginger

What is Ginger? Ginger is a perennial herb native to China and India. It is obtained from the plant Zingiber officinale. It is one of the most revered medicines in Ayurveda. Ginger is often referred to as a root, but it is actually an underground stem called rhizome. As a spice, the use of ginger […]

Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

What Is Tea Tree Oil? Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a small tree native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. Tea tree oil has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Native Australians crush tea tree leaves to extract the oil, which is then inhaled to treat coughs and colds […]

How does topical CBD work?

What are topicals? Topicals are cannabis-infused lotions, balms, and oils that are absorbed through the skin for localized relief of pain, soreness, and inflammation. Because they’re completely non-intoxicating, topicals are often chosen by patients who want the therapeutic benefits of the cannabis plant without the cerebral effects associated with other delivery methods.   How do cannabis-infused topicals […]

CBD & Alcoholism

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) estimates that 17.6 million Americans suffer from some degree of alcohol abuse. That’s about 1 in every 12 adults. What’s perhaps even scarier than these numbers are the health risks that can arise for those trying to curb their addiction. The CDC attributes over 88,000 deaths each year […]

CBD & Panic Disorder

What are Panic Attacks and what is Panic Disorder? While often thought to be the same thing, panic attacks and anxiety attacks are different. Anxiety attacks initiate in reaction to a stressor. For example, a person may feel apprehensive or fearful of a certain situation. Anxiety attacks are short-lived; when the stressor goes away, so […]

Vaping Nicotine VS. Vaping Cannabidiol

When it comes to vaping, there are two types of e-liquids to choose from: Cannabis-based, or Nicotine-based. Both are derived from plants, Cannabis based vapes of course coming from the cannabis plant but may be THC only, CBD only, or a mix of both. Today we will only be discussing CBD only vapes. Nicotine based […]

Benefits of Vaping CBD

Why should you Vape CBD? Though this supplement is available in many different forms, more and more people are discovering the benefits of vaping CBD oil. You can experience the benefits of CBD through a variety of consumption methods, including eating it, taking it under the tongue, applying it to the skin and more. However, […]

Benefits of Lemon Extract

Benefits of Lemon Extract Lemon extract a concentrated form of lemon made with lemon peel, or zest, and vodka. At Organa we chose this ingredient for some of our products because on top of being a common additive when cooking it also has some amazing health benefits!   Treats Acne Acne is a skin condition […]

The Endocannabinoid System

What is the Endocannabinoid System? The endocannabinoid system is a system in our bodies comprised of receptors that interact exclusively with cannabinoids like CBD and THC.  In 1988, the first cannabinoid receptor was found in the brain of a rat. The team of researchers discovered that these receptors interacted exclusively with receptors found in the cannabis compound (THC). […]

Can you develop a tolerance to CBD?

What is tolerance? Before we talk about, “can you develop a tolerance to CBD” let’s go over what exactly tolerance is and how it happens. Tolerance is when over time your body requires a higher dose to achieve the same effect. Just as you can become tolerant to caffeine your body can become tolerant to […]