Entries by Robbin Lynn

What Type of CBD is Best – Part 2

Understanding What You Are Getting.   In part 1 of this post, we explored the different classifications used by CBD manufacturers: Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, Isolate and Water-soluble. When you’re ready to select a product,  how will you know what the label states is what you are actually getting? It begins with validation. Validating the . . .

What Type of CBD Is Best? – Part 1

Understanding the Classifications.   CBD is everywhere and the information about this beneficial compound has become increasingly overwhelming -and- confusing for many. This week we dig into the “classifications” of the thousands of CBD products that are available today. Many manufacturers in the CBD industry have settled into using the terms Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, . . .

Super Monday Gratitude

Sometimes there aren’t enough hours in the day and I get frustrated that I can’t get it all done. Those are the moments that I remind myself to take stop, breathe and remember. I remind myself to remember all the things I have been able to accomplish, all that I have been so very fortunate . . .

Is CBD Safe for My Dog (or Kitty)?

The short answer is an emphatic “Yes”. Cannabis has been used therapeutically for centuries around the world. Prior to 1937, in the US, cannabis was among the top three prescribed remedies and widely used in Veterinarian medicine. There are tens of thousands of published studies on the therapeutic value of cannabinoids and the US government . . .

Is CBD Oil Causing Diarrhea for Your Pet?

CBD is everywhere and many humans are finding it is making a huge difference in the lives of their dogs. And while cannabinoids are generally quite safe, as with any supplement or medication, there can be undesired results. This week, we’re going to look at how to mitigate one of the most common undesired effects . . .

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CBD Truths

MYTH: CBD comes from the Hemp plant. THC comes from Marijuana. I see this statement on many mainstream media outlets and always find it quite disturbing because the average consumer is being misguided. Hemp and Marijuana are the same plant -specifically the plant known scientifically as Cannabis sativa L. FACT: CBD is present in nearly . . .

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The Bio-availability Conundrum

I get many questions about water-soluble CBD products. This week a client sent me a 46-page piece about CBD and wanted to know my thoughts. Here is my short answer to a very complicated question. The document was one of those –-if you want the answer, you’ll have to keep reading— type marketing pieces that . . .

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Can CBD Damage Our Livers?

We’ve had lots of questions about the recent mainstream press regarding CBD and liver health. As we all know, there are lies, damn lies and statistics. And sadly, research can be skewed (and sometimes is) to deliver the desired result. We hold firmly that CBD when used properly can be a good addition to your . . .

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Sydney’s Journey – Chronic Skin Issues

“My Westie —Sydney– has been struggling with chronic skin issues for the last three years. It is fair to say that I have tried EVERYTHING…herbal and chemical shampoos, supplements, traditional medications, essential oils, acupuncture, chiropractic …and have found minimal relief. I was at my wits end. Since November, he has been in a depressed state, sleeping . . .

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The One Minute Cannabist, Integrative Veterinary Care Announce Strategic Partnership Aimed at Elevating Awareness for Safe Cannabis Use in Pets

Alliance Aims to Bridge the Gap Between Veterinarians, Pet Parents and Cannabis Products The One Minute Cannabist (OMC), a leading consumer-focused cannabis education center and Integrative Veterinary Care (IVC), a holistic veterinary practice, today announced a unique alliance to bridge the gap between the veterinarian, the pet parent and the multitude of CBD and cannabis . . .