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Natural Healing: Exploring the benefits of CBD, Natural Remedies, and an Active Lifestyle

Welcome to the Keola life blog! Here, you’ll find quick tips about connecting with nature and the journey toward a more vibrant, fulfilling, and healthier existence.

Time spent in wild places and embracing the power of healing plants can keep us healthier, happier, and less dependent on prescription drugs. Being immersed in nature is fundamental for better mental and physical health.

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Can CBD Help Alleviate Chronic Pain?
December 5, 2023

Can CBD Help Alleviate Chronic Pain?

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in alternative therapies, and one substance that has gained considerable attention is CBD, or cannabidiol. We'll delve into the potential benefits of CBD for chronic pain, exploring its effectiveness for various conditions, including chronic back pain, arthritis, and more.

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How Spending Time Outdoors Boosts Your Sleep Quality
December 2, 2023

How Spending Time Outdoors Boosts Your Sleep Quality

In our fast-paced, technology-driven lives, the quest for a good night's sleep often feels like an uphill battle. But what if the key to unlocking a restful night lies just outside our doors? Let’s explore the fascinating connection between spending time outdoors and achieving a better quality of sleep.

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The ABC's of CBD
November 28, 2023

The ABC's of CBD

In the attempt to cash in on all the hype around CBD, enterprising opportunists have added it (or claim to have added it) to everything from toothpicks to bed pillows. Seriously, you can Google it. Since federal legalization in the United States, CBD seems to be literally everywhere. Still, at the time of this writing, CBD is currently unregulated. This can make it challenging for consumers to safely sort through the junk and find quality products that perform the way they claim.

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Indica vs Sativa
November 23, 2023

Indica vs Sativa

Cannabis is a plant in the botanical family Cannabaceae, which encompasses both of what we think of as “hemp” and “marijuana”. Industrial hemp plants are genetically predisposed to grow tall and lanky with small flowers, using much of its energy for developing fibers. These sturdy plants were grown by early civilizations to make a variety of clothing, rope, sails, and building materials.

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A Crash Course History of Hemp
November 21, 2023

A Crash Course History of Hemp


Before we venture down the history of hemp path, it might help to explain the difference between hemp and cannabis.

The two come from the same plant species, which is called the “Cannabis Sativa Plant.” The main difference between hemp and cannabis (marijuana) is that legally, hemp can’t contain more than 0.3% THC content.

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Tips for Purchasing CBD for Chiropractors' Offices
November 16, 2023

Tips for Purchasing CBD for Chiropractors' Offices

In the ever-expanding world of healthcare, chiropractors are increasingly exploring new avenues to enhance patient care and well-being. One notable trend is the incorporation of CBD (cannabidiol) into chiropractic practices. If you're a chiropractor considering purchasing CBD for your office, this guide is here to help you navigate the CBD landscape and make informed decisions about integrating this natural remedy into your patient care strategies.

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The Magic of Camphor: Unveiling Its Uses and Benefits
November 16, 2023

The Magic of Camphor: Unveiling Its Uses and Benefits

Camphor, a crystalline substance with a distinctive aroma, has been an integral part of traditional medicine and rituals for centuries. Derived from the wood of camphor trees, this natural product has found its way into various aspects of our lives.

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The Harmony Between CBD and Chiropractic Care for Stress Reduction
November 15, 2023

The Harmony Between CBD and Chiropractic Care for Stress Reduction

As individuals seek holistic approaches to manage stress, the combination of CBD (cannabidiol) and chiropractic care has emerged as a dynamic duo. We’ll explore the intricate relationship between CBD and chiropractic care, unveiling how this powerful synergy can bring serenity and stress reduction to those seeking a natural path to wellness.

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Hemp Seed vs Hemp Oil: What do we want from our oil?
November 7, 2023

Hemp Seed vs Hemp Oil: What do we want from our oil?

Fact: It’s possible to shovel snow with a rake or row a boat with a shovel. However, in doing so, one has to wonder if the best tool for the job was seriously considered. Using hempseed oil for pain relief instead of hemp oil is akin to that line of neglect.

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CB1 and CB2 Receptors
October 12, 2023

CB1 and CB2 Receptors

There are two types of cannabinoid receptors in our bodies: the CB1 receptor and the CB2 receptor. CB1 receptors are located throughout the nervous system. They sit on the part of the nerve that communicates with the next nerve. When CB1 receptors are activated, they slow the release of neurotransmitters.

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Unraveling the Endocannabinoid System
October 12, 2023

Unraveling the Endocannabinoid System

The ECS is known to regulate multiple bodily functions that are vital for good health and well-being. The ECS is an extensive network of neurons, neural pathways, receptors, cells, and enzymes that work throughout your body to maintain a state of homeostasis (a stable internal environment despite fluctuations in the external environment). The ESC is essential to life’s basic processes by relaying messages that affect how we relax, eat, sleep, forget, and protect.

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Valerian Root for Sleep: A Natural Remedy for Better Rest
October 9, 2023

Valerian Root for Sleep: A Natural Remedy for Better Rest

Because stress and anxiety can often disrupt our sleep patterns, finding natural remedies for a good night's sleep is more important than ever. Valerian root, a herb with a long history of use in traditional medicine, has gained popularity as a natural solution for improving sleep quality.

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Keeping the great lakes clean

There’s a gift we receive on the inside that comes from being outside. Staying active and breathing fresh air is fundamental for better mental and physical health.

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