Maybe you've been hearing a lot about CBD lately. But what is it? What can it do for you? And why is CBD from CBDfx so outstanding?
To start with, cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the substances that can be extracted from the cannabis plant. People inhale CBD vapor for a variety of reasons. Many people anecdotally report that CBD reduces anxiety and eases pain. According to some studies, it may improve focus. In general, users report that CBD use simply makes you feel more cheerful and more relaxed.
CBD vaping is a relatively new way to take in this compound. The vaping system, a wonder of modern technology, uses an electronic device to produce a harmless vapor that's much smoother than smoke.
In addition, with CBD vaping, you have a choice of various flavors besides the natural taste of the plant. Indeed, thousands of flavored liquids are now available — the choices are endless! Once you've found a taste and aroma that you enjoy, you'll appreciate the CBD experience even more.
CBD vaping offers a wide range of potential medical benefits, according to modern research. It may reduce inflammation, and it can lessen the effects of skin problems like acne. Many users report that it can reduce nausea and limit vomiting as well. In higher dosages, CBD can possibly even be used to treat epilepsy and severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia.
Based on exciting new research, it appears that CBD may play a role in the future treatment of several different health conditions. That's excellent news, and it explains why so many people are getting ahead of the trend and starting to use CBD now while also keeping an eye on the latest scientific developments.
However, with this type of vaping, there are a couple of basic safety tips to keep in mind. First, you should find an electronic device that isn't prone to overheating. And, second, you should only use CBD with a nontoxic flavoring liquid. Don't worry: if you're sourcing your CBD and vaping equipment from a reputable company, this should be no problem.
CBD Side Effects vs. Pharmaceutical Side Effects
In some cases, CBD users will experience such mild side effects as tiredness, moodiness and nausea. However, when present, those side effects tend to be very moderate at worst. And many people have no problem whatsoever tolerating this substance.
By contrast, pharmaceutical side effects can sometimes be acute. They include dizziness, headaches and muscle pains, nausea and vomiting, insomnia, rashes, diarrhea, dehydration, blurry vision, constipation and weight gain.
In particular, the side effects of epileptic drugs can be severe. Depression, confusion and memory loss, weight loss, fatigue, vertigo, tremors, slurred speech, angry outbursts and hair loss are among them. CBD offers a huge beacon of hope to people who have had a difficult time tolerating their existing epilepsy treatment.
What's more, consider these facts about the safety of CBD:
- It's classified as nontoxic.
- It's not intoxicating.
- It doesn't raise a person's blood pressure or heart rate.
- It doesn't lead to psychological problems.
- You almost certainly won't get addicted to CBD, even if you were to use it on a regular basis and in high doses.
- It appears that people are unable to overdose on CBD.
Of course, medical experts will continue to investigate CBD. But, so far, the results of formal studies have been extremely promising. Again and again, researchers have confirmed this substance's excellent potential and minimal side effects.
CBD Vape Juice by CBDfx
At CBDfx, our top-notch CBD vape pens come with enticing flavors, including strawberry lemonade and fresh mint. And every aspect of our CBD is organic; there's no artificial flavoring here.
These pens are simple to operate. You don't even have to charge them. Instead, as soon as you buy one, you can pull it out of its packaging and start using it on the spot. Plus, you can carry it with you wherever you go, and no one will realize that you have this item with you.
Then, after you've enjoyed all of the CBD that it contains, you can just throw this vape pen away and move on to the next one.
Our medium-strength pens contain 50 mg of CBD, and they supply users with a strong concentration of terpenes as well. Terpenes are hydrocarbons that come from certain kinds of plants, including citrus plants. And they offer health benefits of their own. To name just a few, they may potentially fight tumors, ease inflammation, and even relieve pain. They may help to prevent seizures, too.
On top of that, when you take in CBD and terpenes at the same time, those two compounds likely magnify each other's benefits. Together, they're more than the sum of their parts. That's a phenomenon known as the "entourage effect," a hot subject of current research.
Last but not least, our CBD comes to us via the ultra-clean CO2 extraction method. This technique uses liquefied carbon dioxide to dissolve plant matter. When CBD is sourced in this way, the resulting product is especially pure.
In sum, as long as it comes from a trustworthy source, CBD is a safe and convenient product to use. And CBDfx is exactly the trustworthy source you've been looking for. CBDfx even makes laboratory batch reports publicly available on their website, so you can see exactly what's inside the product you're taking.
Indeed, it's fun to vape CBD alone or with friends. With or without flavoring, its taste is delightful!
Above all, CBD holds great promise for people's physical and psychological well-being, in the short term and over the long haul. If this sounds good to you, CBD vaping could become a key component of a healthy and happy lifestyle.
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A herdsman in the Chinese autonomous region of Inner Mongolia was diagnosed with the bubonic plague Sunday, The New York Times reported.
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By Matt Kasson, Brian Lovett and Carolee Bull
Home gardening is having a boom year across the U.S. Whether they're growing their own food in response to pandemic shortages or just looking for a diversion, numerous aspiring gardeners have constructed their first raised beds, and seeds are flying off suppliers' shelves. Now that gardens are largely planted, much of the work for the next several months revolves around keeping them healthy.
Start With Prevention<p>Just as preventive steps like maintaining a balanced diet help keep humans healthy, home growers can take many actions to help their gardens thrive.</p><p>One key step is assessing soil fertility – the ability of soil to sustain plant growth – which can vary widely depending on your location and soil type. Low soil fertility limits food production and predisposes plants to disease and pests. University extension <a href="https://soiltesting.wvu.edu/" target="_blank">soil testing labs</a> can help evaluate the quality of garden soil and identify nutrient deficiencies and acidic soils, often at no charge.</p>
Using weed barrier landscape cloth for planting rows and mulching between rows is an effective way to suppress weeds. Matt Kasson, CC BY-ND
Diagnosing Problems<p>Common plant pathogens include <a href="https://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/disandpath/viral/introduction/Pages/PlantViruses.aspx" target="_blank">viruses</a>, <a href="https://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/disandpath/prokaryote/intro/Pages/Bacteria.aspx" target="_blank">bacteria</a>, <a href="https://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/disandpath/nematode/intro/Pages/IntroNematodes.aspx" target="_blank">nematodes</a>, <a href="https://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/disandpath/oomycete/introduction/Pages/IntroOomycetes.aspx#:%7E:text=The%20oomycetes%2C%20also%20known%20as,foliar%20blights%20and%20downy%20mildews." target="_blank">oomycetes</a> and <a href="https://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/disandpath/fungalasco/intro/Pages/IntroFungi.aspx" target="_blank">fungi</a>. All of these microorganisms, especially at an early stage of infection, are too small to see. But when they proliferate, they cause changes in plants that we can recognize.</p><p>Unlike insects, which move around on six legs or on wings through the air, pathogens can move unseen and unchecked from leaf to leaf on the wind, through the soil or in droplets of water. Some microbes have even formed intimate relationships with insects and use them as vehicles to move from plant to plant, which makes these pathogens even more challenging to manage. Unfortunately, by the time some pathogens make their presence known, the damage is already done.</p><p>We recently conducted a <a href="https://twitter.com/kasson_wvu/status/1265989041725624323" target="_blank">Twitter poll</a> of gardeners nationwide to find out which culprits plagued their gardens. People named <a href="https://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/aphids" target="_blank">aphids</a>, <a href="https://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/squash-vine-borer" target="_blank">squash vine borers</a>, <a href="https://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/squash-bug" target="_blank">squash bugs</a> and <a href="https://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/flea-beetle" target="_blank">flea beetles</a> as the most problematic insect pests. Their most troublesome pathogens included <a href="https://extension.wvu.edu/lawn-gardening-pests/plant-disease/fruit-vegetable-diseases/powdery-mildew" target="_blank">powdery mildew</a>, <a href="https://plantpath.ifas.ufl.edu/rsol/Trainingmodules/BWTomato_Module.html" target="_blank">tomato bacterial wilt</a> and <a href="https://extension.wvu.edu/lawn-gardening-pests/plant-disease/fruit-vegetable-diseases/downy-mildew" target="_blank">cucurbit downy mildew</a>.</p><p>To manage such perennial challenges, the first step is to spend time closely looking at your plants. Do you notice any insects consistently hanging around, or molds colonizing leaves or other plant parts? How about symptoms such as blight, stunting, or leaves that are yellowing, browning or wilting?</p>
This white fungal growth is an early sign of powdery mildew on a leaf of susceptible summer squash. Matt Kasson, CC BY-ND
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By Emma Charlton
The effects of climate change may more far-reaching than you think.
Hotter temperatures have been linked to a rise in energy poverty, with more people struggling to meet their energy bills from their household income, according to a new study published on ScienceDirect by researchers from Italy's Ca' Foscari University.
Value of air conditioning imports in selected OECD countries. ScienceDirect
The ‘Golden Thread’<p>The <a href="https://www.endenergypoverty.org/reports" target="_blank">Global Commission to End Energy Poverty</a> calls access to energy the "golden thread" that weaves together economic growth, human development, and environmental sustainability. And one of the <a href="https://www.weforum.org/agenda/archive/sdg-07-affordable-and-clean-energy" target="_blank">United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals</a> is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030.</p><p>Sustainability also has a large role to play in the future of energy and failing to embed green policies in COVID-19 stimulus packages and underinvesting in green infrastructure are current risks, according to the <a href="http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_COVID_19_Risks_Outlook_Special_Edition_Pages.pdf" target="_blank">World Economic Forum</a>.</p><p>In its vision for a 'Great Reset' – building a better world after the pandemic – the Forum and the IMF jointly backed the <a href="https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/06/end-fossil-fuel-subsidies-economy-imf-georgieva-great-reset-climate/" target="_blank">transition to a green economy</a> and called for an end to fossil fuel subsidies.</p>
As if the surging cases of coronavirus weren't enough for Floridians to handle, now the state's Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed that a person in the Tampa area tested positive for a rare brain-eating amoeba, according to CBS News. The Florida DOH posted a warning to residents to remind them of the dangers of the rare single-celled amoeba that attacks brain tissue.
Scientists are urging the WHO to revisit their coronavirus guidance to focus more on airborne transmission and less on hand sanitizer and hygiene. John Lund / Photodisc / Getty Images
The World Health Organization (WHO) is holding the line on its stance that the respiratory droplets of the coronavirus fall quickly to the floor and are not infectious. Now, a group of 239 scientists is challenging that assertion, arguing that the virus is lingering in the air of indoor environments, infecting people nearby, as The New York Times reported.
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Scores of people remained stranded in southern Japan on Sunday after heavy rain the day before caused deep flooding and mudslides that left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead.
Care Home Inundated<p>Altogether 16 residents at an elderly care home in Kuma Village are presumed dead after the facility was flooded by water and mud.</p><p>Fifty-one other residents have been rescued by boats and taken to hospitals for treatment, officials said.</p><p>Eighteen other people elsewhere have been confirmed dead, while more than a dozen others were still missing as of Sunday afternoon.</p><p>The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said many others were still waiting to be rescued from other inundated areas.</p><p>Hitoyoshi City was also badly affected by flooding, as rains in the prefecture exceeded 100 millimeters (4 inches) per hour at their height.</p>
More Rain Forecast<p>The disaster in the Kumamoto prefecture on Kyushu island is the worst natural catastrophe since Typhoon Hagibis in October last year, which cost the lives of 90 people.</p><p>Although residents in Kumamoto prefecture were advised to evacuate their homes following the downpours on Friday evening into Saturday, many people chose not to leave for fear of contracting the coronavirus.</p><p>Officials say, however, that measures are in place at shelters to prevent the transmission of the disease.</p><p>More rain is predicted in the region, and the Japan Meteorological Agency has warned of the danger of further mudslides.</p>
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