CBD is a Spectrum and Here’s Why You Should Know About Them

The word spectrum paves the way for the imagination of colors, be it a rainbow or the famous Pink Floyd triangular prism.  Like colors have a range, so does CBD, which stands for Cannabidiol. What is CBD? It is one of the many chemical compounds found in the cannabis sativa plant or popularly known as […]

Kava Is Not Alcohol and Here’s Why You Should Still Drink It

A socially vibrant area with bustling conversation over a cup of kava has become a common affair in many bars in the USA. Though bars and “kava” don’t quite go hand in hand, with changing times, associations are also changing.  The stressful world around us continuously demands a moment of calmness. The calmness can be […]

Can Turmeric Be Taken Without Black Pepper?

Do you need black pepper to absorb your turmeric? The popular opinion is a yes. Over the last decade, black pepper has become turmeric’s mandatory side-kick, found in almost every supplement on the market. This combination is a result of cross-over, randomized study in humans conducted by Shobha et.al. in 1998. The result showed that […]

CBD Laws in India

India’s cannabis culture dates back to 1600 BCE. For Indians, cannabis is a matter of spiritual journey. The world’s most colorful festival, Holi, cannot be imagined without bhaang (paste of cannabis leaves often mixed with milk).  India’s love and inclination for cannabis use continues to this date, not just spiritually but politically too. In December […]

Why do people think kava causes liver toxicity?

Johann Forster, a naturalist aboard Captain James Cook’s Endeavor gave us Piper methysticum, kava’s scientific name. Piper is Latin for pepper and methysticum is Latinized Greek for intoxicating, making it intoxicating pepper.  Forster’s understanding gave kava the toxic image which was further made worse with the adamant belief of kava being a liquor by many […]

Is CBD Legal All Across Europe?

The European CBD market is expected to grow over 400% through 2023! It is expected to boom over the next four years according to a leading consumer insights and marketing intelligence firm for the legal CBD and cannabis industries. The crowning stroke on top of the European CBD market is the 2020 Kanavape judgment. In […]

The Legal Status of CBD in Central America and Caribbean Islands

A Market of Billion Dollars Possibility  Did you know that the global CBD market size was estimated at USD 2.8 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 3.5 billion in 2021? Well, despite the massive market, Central and Caribbean regions of the North American continent are struggling with CBD legalization. Also, CBD as […]

The legal status of CBD in North America

North America accounts for the largest CBD market across the globe with a revenue share of 37.3%. All because of the comparatively liberal regulatory stance on cannabis products, the industry in this region is expected to grow at a staggering CAGR of 27.7%. The presence of big-box retailers, an increasing number of start-ups, and growing […]

Can I Take Turmeric Everyday?

Turmeric is a herb which has 4000 years of history and has survived the test of time. From Hawaii to China to India, it has found its place in every culture. People around the world consume it in a variety of ways. In the Market Analysis Report by Grand View Research, the turmeric market was […]