Blastomycosis is a fungal infection.The Blastomyces fungus lives in damp soil and in decomposing organic matter such as wood and leaves. Blastomyces is concentrated in areas surrounding the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys and the Great Lakes. People and dogs can get blastomycosis by inhaling the microscopic fungal spores from the air.
Commonly abbreviated as CBD, Cannabidiol is one of over 100 cannabinoids found in the Cannabis plant. CBD has been shown to offer significant medical benefits – especially for patients with inflammation, pain, anxiety, or seizures – without the psychoactive components of THC.
Any of a group of compounds – including THC and cannabidiol (CBD) – that act on cannabinoid receptors in the brain to alter neurotransmitter release. THC and CBD are the most widely known cannabinoids, but there are over 100 that have been identified in the Cannabis plant.
CBD is the commonly used abbreviation for Cannabidiol – one of over 100 cannabinoids found in the Cannabis plant. CBD has been shown to offer significant medical benefits – especially for patients with inflammation, pain, anxiety, or seizures – without the psychoactive components of THC.
Hemp, or industrial hemp, refers to a variety of the cannabis plant that is grown primarily for it’s fiber, seeds, and CBD. Hemp has lower concentrations of THC and higher concentrations of cannabidiol (CBD), which eliminates any psychoactive properties. In the United States, legally grown industrial hemp must have less than 0.3% THC.
Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD). DJD is characterized by progressive and permanent long-term deterioration of the cartilage that surrounds the major joints. Older dogs are at the highest risk osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis may cause pain, stiffness, and occasional lameness. Symptoms may worsen with exercise or in cold weather.
A psychoactive substance is a chemical substance that affects brain function and causes changes in perception, consciousness, mood, cognitive function, and/or behavior. The psychoactive qualities of THC are what causes the “high” sensation for marijuana users. CBD and CBD oil are non-psychoactive.
Terpenes are aromatic organic compounds produced by a variety of plants and some insects. Their strong odor is thought to help protect plants from herbivores while attracting pollinators and beneficial predators. The terpenes associated with the hemp plant have many pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties.
Tetrahydrocannabinol – usually known as THC – is the main psychoactive compound in marijuana. It is responsible for the “high” sensation marijuana users experience. Although THC and CBD have very similar molecular structures, they affect the body quite differently. In the United States, legal industrial hemp (including sources of CBD oil) must have less than 0.3% THC.
Our CBD tincture is a liquid dietary supplement with a precisely calibrated cannabidiol content.
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