CBD: How much do I need?

Nick Bedard

When it comes to finding the right CBD dosage for individuals, experts agree that we are still learning. It depends on who you are and what you need it for. Determining the appropriate dosage is completely personal and that’s where the confusion enters the process.

With CBD there is no standard dosing amount or procedure, therefore there can be some trial and error before finding the right amount to produce the relief you seek.

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Chairlift reflections from our Founder

Nick Bedard

So, last week I managed to get up to Winter Park Colorado to make some last turns of the season. Being a Thursday morning in mid-May the place was nearly empty save for the abundant amounts of snow we’ve been blessed with this season still hanging to the branches and leaving every run still beautiful to rip.

Spending the morning on the chairlift solo, gives one lots of time to reflect. To feel a tremendous sense of gratitude and appreciation for the mountains and the many experiences skiing has made possible over the years.

Why do you love skiing or boarding? I guess the answer is as varied as the people who do it. For me, the more I thought about it riding up the chair, the more ways I realized just how much I’ve been impacted by it and how important is to make time to spend outside.


As a kid, I remember the very first time I clicked into an old pair of hand-me-down skis. Even at the time they were still considered relics. It didn’t matter. Nor did it matter that my friends and I learned to ski on a 300 vertical foot hill of bullet proof ice serviced by 3 rope tows and a T-bar that sometimes worked. To us that hill was a mountain! Just like the pictures we’d rip out of ski magazines from our school library and hang in our lockers at school. — It’s all we knew. Our parents would drop us off every weekend at our local ski hill. Friday night, Saturday, Saturday night and Sunday. Skiing was the bright spot in our otherwise cold, dark winters. While most people dreaded the coming of winter in the mid-west, we saw it as a time to play every weekend.

I left skiing behind when I went off to college as I could not afford the price of a lift ticket. The passion that burned in me as a kid for the sport started to fade.


Several years later after I had saved enough money to take a trip out West for the first time with some buddies. It was then that I was reunited with my old passion. I was introduced to the mountains that I used to stare at in pictures of as a kid for the first time. We all were immediately transported back in time to when we were kids at our local hill. Not because skiing in mountains compared to our little hill back home, but because we felt like 12-year old kids again! Not a care in the world save for which line we were going to take.

And that was it, we were all hooked again. So much so that we spent the next decade traveling as a group of buddies every year to new destinations in the US and abroad. Through skiing friendships deepened, we experienced new cultures and made new friends. We never again forgot how important it was to make time to get outside and play. To be in nature, to feel the weather, to get scared on line that pushed us to the limits of our ability.

I’m now 52 years old and largely because of skiing I still feel like a kid every time I click into my bindings. So I guess skiing to me still means spending quality time with my friends who are now spread all over the country. Hanging with my son and no screens. And making new friends every season.

The feeling of freedom and escape remain with me several days after being in the mountains… just long enough until the next time I’m able to ride a wide open snow filled bowl, chute or run through the trees.

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Get outside. Bring your buddies.

Nick Bedard

CBD, it’s good for us. It’s good for them. 

Our all natural CBD dog treats are made with the same quality and care as our human products.

All Natural Veterinarian Formulated

Backed by veterinarians who have been at the forefront of phytocannabinoids and their use to help animals for over two decades.

Provides 2 mg CBD/Per Chew

2 mg Phytocannabinoid -Rich Hemp oil. Full spectrum profile, naturally present terpenes, Zero THC.

Relieves Pain and Inflammation

Evidence suggests that CBD may prove useful in pain modulation by inhibiting neuronal transmission in pain pathways.

Reduces Anxiety

Shown to reduce separation anxiety in dogs. Researchers also suggest that it may be effective for general panic disorder.

Relieves Nausea

Hemp has been used for centuries for the suppression of nausea and vomiting.

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How it's Made Matters!

Nick Bedard

How it’s made matters...

Keola uses natural genetic strains of full spectrum phytocannabinoid rich hemp grown under strict guidelines using naturally organic farming practices. Our hemp is sourced from the largest vertically integrated grower and manufacturer in North America. This provides strict control over safe, consistent, cultivation, harvesting and production.

Consistent Quality

The best products start with the best ingredients. Not all hemp is created equal and not all CBD is the same. We utilize our own proprietary strain of hemp naturally high in Cannabinoids. Each plant on average produces 18% Cannabidiol (CBD), 1-2% Cannabigerol (CBG), 1-2% Cannabinol (CBN), 1-2% Cannabichromene (CBC). Our vertical integration and rigorous quality control allow us to create the best products with the highest potencies and purity. 

More CBD

Keola uses high concentrations of CBD in all of our products. The synergistic compounds found in our plants have evolved naturally to support high amounts of phytocannabinoids. We utilize full spectrum CBD oil with Zero THC and employ patent-pending and proprietary water soluble nano emulsion CBD formulations. This insures maximum absorption and bioavailability.


All hemp used in our products utilize chromatography to remove the THC from the oil extract without disturbing the other naturally synergistic compounds leaving intact the full spectrum profile of synergistic non-psychoactive phytocannabiniods and compounds such as CBG, CBN, CBC, and Terpenes. Zero THC means our products produce no psychoactive effects or side effects associated with THC. 

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2018 Hemp Harvest, Hope and Healing - by Dr. Puja Wentworth, DC

Nick Bedard

Soon the fields will be pungent with the fresh aromas of cannabis ... and hope. Hope for a brighter future ... a future filled with humanitarian resilience. We as Americans are remembering our brilliant past. We once helped each other with immune system supportive methods, with the building blocks for healthy homes and healthy living. New answers for our future greatness have come recently from inspiration, creativity and social disapproval of status quo.

As Washington's beloved Mt. Vernon prepares for this great national hemp harvest, we are all re-united with our history, vast with hemp farming, manufacturing of the 50,000 uses, and ancient healing methods.

My personal experience with phyto-cannabinoid rich full-spectrum hemp (FSH) products led me to being a hemp focused physician. It has become increasingly obvious how critical hemp nutrition is critical to the entire inflammation process, to endocrine health, bone health, neurotransmitter health, liver health and true cellular health.

Whether a health participant is experiencing great inflammation, pain, mood disruption or cellular metabolism weakness, they have been supported with FSH products. The time has come for humanity to be uplifted and reunited with this exemplary method for self care and maintenance. As an active amputee since the age of 5, I find the support of full spectrum hemp and its many cannabinoids including CBD to be so helpful. (By the way, the best, most effective and life-enriching topical I have found in my 5 years of research for topical pain assistance for quick recovery and healing has been the Keola Balm.

This line has been key to my homeostasis and the well being of my clients.) Life is too short to wallow in the past pain of injury ... so if you have an active lifestyle and want to maintain your edge or if you're someone who just really wants to get active --- think full spectrum hemp and choose to rise above your weaknesses and live your life fully in the spirit of your God-given potential. Some have grown to call me "The Hemp Doctor" because of my passion on this topic. I do believe we have all been kept from developing true health in our endocannabinoid system for at least four generations. This injustice lights a burning urge within to make sure this supportive measure is once again in the hands of ALL people.

With the upcoming vote in Congress to pass cannabis legality throughout our nation, there has never been a time like now for the greatness of possibility to truly flourish with legal integrity that supports American farmers, factories and families. As tariffs abroad continue to tighten, now is the time to invest in the health of our own agriculture, manufacturing, production and American hope.

How many more excellent people need to die from the opioid crisis? How many more lives need to be ignored and forgotten? When is the medical establishment as a whole is going to stop contributing to this addiction that grabs our ability to choose better before it's too late? I recently spent a few moments with this local North Carolina artist, Catherine Miller, who paints the faces of those who lost their lives at the hands of opioids. Her paintings are both beautiful and haunting and her artist portrayal of the 116 people who are dying every day causes a deep visceral reaction inside yourself.

Opioid Epidemic

North Carolina is experiencing an actual Opioid Epidemic by all accounts and I am so encouraged by increase awareness and social change of our medical professionals locally. Take a moment to learn how NC care providers are uniting against the opioid epidemic.

Because of my personal and professional experience with patients with chronic pain other doctors and health professionals have begun to consult with me on the most effective and cutting edge products clinically. If you are a professional who would like to help people at a deeper level, please contact me at www.wellcenteredwellness.com.

Dr. Puja Wentworth, DC: "The Hemp Doctor" assists her clients both in person and virtually with her integrative approach to building self resilience with the best tools available. Her integration of botanical-based functional nutrition, frequency healing, chiropractic, neurofeedback, cellular detoxification and epigenetic-focused lifestyle coaching prepares the client for permanent ease in their health. 

Dr. Puja

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