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The Magic of Terpenes

The Magic of Terpenes

Christen Craig

What makes cannabis and other botanicals so effective when combined together? It's the terpenes they share. If you’ve been a cannabis lover or CBD user, it’s more than likely you’ve come across the term terpenes — to put it simply, they’re the tastes and smells of plants, foods and oils that we enjoy — which have their own therapeutic and beneficial qualities. The best-known terpene is Linalool, which is most often found in lavender — and even more often used as a sleep aid. We’re defining some of the incredible terpenes found in our formulations below, to help you make...

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What's In The Bottle?

What's In The Bottle?

Christen Craig

  The hemp industry is booming. Finding the best products has become more complex as hemp businesses multiply by the 100s daily. Finally, pulling the trigger and purchasing your first bottle of CBD only to feel like nothing is happening and you’ve wasted your money is enough to turn anyone off the plant entirely. As mammals, we all have cannabis receptors also known as the endocannabinoid system in the biz. The endocannabinoid system is a nerve signaling system throughout the human body that helps maintain physiological, emotional, and cognitive stability. With that said, it’s extremely unlikely that someone feels nothing...

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Floret Coalition August Donation: The Eva Lee Parker Fund

Floret Coalition August Donation: The Eva Lee Parker Fund

Christen Craig

  This month Yuyo in collaboration with the Floret Coalition is donating to: The Eva Lee Parker Fund This fund provides financial support for Black women who are experiencing abuse by an intimate partner. Led by @courageousSHIFT and inspired by the founder's grandmother, the fund aims to help relieve the financial burdens that survivors face, including travel, vehicle, and other costs associated with leaving an abusive household. Want to join the Floret Coalition’s efforts to give back to Black, Latin, and Indigenous communities? Learn more by getting in touch with @broccoli_mag. Thank you to the Floret board (@mennlay, @shop_shaw, @msgoodegg) for highlighting this month’s organization....

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How do you know how much CBD to take?

How do you know how much CBD to take?

Christen Craig

How Do You Know How Much CBD to Take? You may have come by promising information on how CBD supplements can potentially help with anxiety, depression, insomnia, pain, digestive disorders, and many other conditions. How can you be certain of the amount you should use to see health benefits, however? Whatever condition you hope to improve with CBD, arriving at the right dosage is critical. If you adopt the wrong dosage plan, your CBD may not give you all the benefits you hope for.  Since the FDA doesn't regulate CBD, you don't have the convenience of official dosage recommendations. It...

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Wellness Journal with HaLe Mind and Body

Wellness Journal with HaLe Mind and Body

Christen Craig

Your wellness journey shouldn’t only be about the products in your pantry or medicine cabinet.  Creating a healthy body and mind involves many moving parts. We’ve teamed up with Ha.Lé Integrative Health to help bring you essential easy to follow holistic health tips and information. Their team of bodyworkers, nutritionist, and board-certified doctors have covered topics from stress and pain relief, nutrition, and mindful meditations. We are so honored to host their knowledge on the Yuyo Blog.  We'll be focusing on the ways to take your CBD experience to the next level by holistically focusing on your body and your...

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