Hemp Farmacy February Promotions

  Moon Mother Hemp Topicals are the Hemp Farmacy’s Product of the month! Take 15% all Moon Mother salves and bath salts for the whole month. Their salves comes in 4 different formulas to help you relax and feel your best. Our new downtown Wilmington location will be opening soon, and we wanted to extend…

CBD and Acne

As an esthetician who specializes in CBD skin care and skin treatments I have witnessed a large influx of millennial women interested in and reliant on the benefits that CBD has on their skin. The demand for greener beauty products promoting health and appearance is rising. CBD is an all-natural compound from the hemp plant…

North Carolina Hemp History

Like many southern states, North Carolina at one time freely grew hemp. During the 1700’s, NC was one of many states granted subsidies and and bounties to encourage hemp cultivation and the manufacturing of cordage and canvas. North Carolina benefited from these acts and the production of naval stores became the coastal areas prime industry….

Alcohol Distilled CBD Oil

For cannabis, there are three main types of extraction methods:  butane, CO2, and ethanol. Recently, people have been finding ethanol extraction to be in some ways superior (leafly.com). Ethanol extracts the full spectrum of cannabinoids and terpenes. This is great, because many people want the effectiveness of full spectrum products. However, this method also extracts…

Can Hemp Cause you to Fail a Drug Test?

For many people looking to start using CBD products, knowing whether or not they would fail a drug test from using it is important. Full spectrum products do contain THC which many employers look at to determine whether employees are using marijuana. These tests look for the different THC metabolites in one’s urine, hair, blood,…

What are the interactions of CBD and alcohol?

Several sparse studies have been conducted over the years regarding the effects of consuming these substances concurrently, especially studying psychomotor activity, with minor deviations in conclusions drawn. The first double blind study (Consroe, et al) showed that alcohol and CBD consumption lead to lower levels of blood alcohol content and lower impairment levels of the…

Hemp Bedding for Livestock Research

Hemp livestock bedding has many beneficial properties for animals and the environment. It is typically made up from the woody core of the hemp plant and its fibers known as hurd. To get to the woody core fibers there is a process known as retting that must occur.  “This process involves natural exposure and decomposition…

What is Caryophyllene?

The Cannabis plant has over 200 different terpenes, which are the chemical compounds giving each strain of Cannabis its unique smell. Caryophyllene is a primary terpene found in Cannabis, it is also heavily present in other plants like hops, clove, oregano, basil, and rosemary. It has a very strong, spicy aroma, similar to black pepper….

Risks of Cannabis Use

The stigma from which cannabis suffers is extreme. From Reefer Madness to those who claim it’s a cure-all, it can be quite confusing. Because of this, it’s important to look at the facts. There are certainly a multitude of reasons to use cannabis products, but there are also a few risks to it as well….

What are CB3 Receptors?

When researching CBD one of the most common things you hear is how it works on the endocannabinoid system. When coming to understand the endocannabinoid system you learn about CB1 and CB2 receptors. These cannabinoid receptors are protein molecules that receive chemical signals from outside the cell, once they receive the signal, they spring into…