Author: Kiara

Cannabidiol (CBD) Health Benefits, Types, and Risks

Despite its popularity, information about cannabidiol—shortened to the acronym CBD—can be confusing. Especially when figuring out the right way to use it. How do you make sure the products you’re buying are legit? And what are the health benefits? And is CBD even legal? Here are the answers to your most pressing questions about CBD.…

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The Best Essential Oil Diffusers (to Massage and Bon Voyage)

Just because it’s 2023 doesn’t mean life’s troubles simply go *poof*. Sure, we might be starting 2023 by planning a better future or working on getting our bodies right, but just because the calendar flipped over to another year doesn’t mean there isn’t an undercurrent of weird shit to deal with. Locked your keys in…

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DOE expects further weakening in oil prices

Announcement to back away from replenishing U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserves in February is a warning sign When the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) rejected the first batch of bids from oil companies to resupply a small amount of oil to replenish the depleted U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPR), many took it as a sign of…

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For Indonesian smallholders, EU deforestation rule is a threat — and an opportunity

Small farmers in Indonesia could be excluded from the European palm oil supply chain under a new EU deforestation regulation because they’re far from being able to comply, a new survey shows.The main challenges they face are in meeting traceability, legality and sustainability requirements, given the largely informal nature of transactions at the farm level…

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CBD Oil: Uses, Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, Precautions

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid. Cannabinoids act on the body’s endocannabinoid system to regulate anxiety, mood, and appetite.1 CBD is extracted from cannabis plants (e.g., Cannabis indica, Cannabis sativa, and Cannabis ruderalis). However, the hemp plant (Cannabis ruderalis) typically contains higher quantities of CBD. CBD is then mixed with a carrier oil to make CBD…

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