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How CBG differs from CBD

Understanding the difference between cannabinoids can be difficult when you look at it from a scientific perspective. But one easy way to begin understanding their differences is to remember that the unique molecular structures just mean that they react in the body in distinct ways. Cannabigerol, or CBG, is another compound that has recently gained more popularity as a possible natural alternative, much like CBD. But what is CBG? How does it interact within the body and what can it potentially be used for? Learn more in our new blog.

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Delta-8 THC

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Delta-8 THC: Your Complete Guide

Delta-8 THC is a naturally occurring cannabinoid in hemp and marijuana. Much like the more well-known Delta-9 THC, Delta-8 does exhibit psychoactive properties by binding to the CB-1 receptors; however, the effects are reportedly around 2/3 as psychoactive as Delta-9. While we don't provide Delta-8 products at Naternal, there has been a significant increase in consumer interest and we get questions all the time!

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Return to Work Anxiety

It's been over a year since the news of COVID-19 caused a significant halt in life as we all knew it. With restaurants and bars opening back up, school being back in session and people returning to work, it's hard not to feel a rush of stress and anxiety after a year of major change and limited freedom. Does the thought of the return to "normal" have you on edge? You aren't alone!

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Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

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The Endocannabinoid System Part 2

The hype around CBD has grown exponentially over the last decade, but what about the other cannabinoids found in cannabis? CBG, CBC and CBN have begun to peak interest among scientists and ongoing studies are being conducted to determine just how these "minors" play a role in the body's endocannabinoid system and its regulation of homeostasis. Put your safety goggles on folks, we're going in!

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The Endocannabinoid System Part 1

You may be familiar with CBD and the many reasons in which people have become so interested in it as a natural alternative to pharmaceuticals, but are you still wondering how exactly it works within the body? The endocannabinoid system, or ECS, plays a crucial role in body function and regulation and this specific network of ligands, receptors and enzymes is where all the magic happens. Are you ready for a quick science lesson?

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