Fields of hemp, rich with CBD are still being planted but it is the escalating levels of THC in marijuana that the public is pushing growers to breed. We discuss the ripple effect of this trend.
Skin infections are very responsive to the antimicrobial compounds in poplar buds. Balm of Gilead's success lies in its clustered attack on the bacteria group.
Andy Harpole of Emerald Valley Growers, LLC shares the different ways that TCH and CBD is extracted through decarboxylation and other techniques.
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article...Balm of Gilead is made from the sweet, sticky, resinous spring buds from the Cottonwood or Poplar tree in North America and many other temperate to colder climates. The resinous sap is filled with anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and warming constituents or energy that feeds the young leaves as they develop, protecting them from disease and giving them the nutrition and energy they need to become the tree's powerhouse through summer.
After an interview with Justin Ehrlich, a practitioner of Classical Chinese Medicine and Licensed Acupuncturist, Sue drills Candace about some of the herbs he brought up.
Herbalist and desert eco-system defender, Christina Sanchez, walks us through techniques that utilize a potent anti-asthmatic herb Yerba Santa (Eriodictyon californicum).