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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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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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Restful Herbs for Natural Stress Relief

Restful Herbs for Natural Stress Relief

Christen Craig

Traditional plant-based healing practices utilizing herbs to treat illness and promote overall health have been employed since ancient times. So when the stress of everyday life overwhelms, turning to herbs with well-documented calming properties is a natural and healthy way to ease your overwrought mind. The following seven herbs have shown a penchant for encouraging restfulness and calm. Lavender: There is a reason that many bath products whose labels bear the word "calming" are lavender scented. Lavender is one of the most well-known and readily available herbs with proven calming benefits. Place dried lavender blossoms into an organza bag and...

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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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Bringing back a throwback.

Bringing back a throwback.

Christen Craig

It’s Yuyo’s third birthday on February 12th! It’s no coincidence that we founded Yuyo the same week as Valentine’s day. With love in the air, we can’t help but overflow with gratitude. CBD can be a challenging industry to navigate, and we thank you for choosing us to help you feel better. With your support and friendship, we found our stride to bring you truly effective plant-based wellness products.  Yuyo understands that finding the right product can be complicated, especially when you need more than a sample to determine if cannabis wellness is right for you. We are celebrating this weekend...

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We've done all the thinking for you this Valentines Day.

We've done all the thinking for you this Valentines Day.

Christen Craig

It’s that time of year again — you’re either making sweet plans for your special someone or flying solo and considering a night of self-care and a much-needed hard reset. Are you feeling yourself? Found love with someone else? Crushing hard on your neighbor? Giddy about your solitude? Whatever love looks like for you, we all absolutely deserve it this year.  So tuck yourself in and check out our splurge-worthy ideas for turning the light down low and getting intimate.  A Cozy Night In  This is the set-up for when you’re looking to unplug and decompress. A few drops, or hell,...

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