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Each month, we explore a specific health and wellness subject. This month’s theme: Mushrooms. From reviled fungus to versatile superfood, these fruiting bodies are now popping up in wellness products around the world – including ours.

This month, we’re speaking to the glory of mushrooms, speaking with specialists as well as our very own Glad Scientist, Dr. Refael Aharon, about their extraordinary ability to treat body, mind and spirit. And we’ll also reveal how the potent varieties — shiitake, chaga and maitake — we use for our products can aid you in your daily life.

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Terpene Spotlight: Pinene

Terpene Spotlight: Pinene

Pinene is the most common terpene found in the plant world, possibly because it’s a natural insect repellant. (Although it doesn’t repel all insects — olive flies use it as an aphrodisiac.) Unsurprisingly, it has a very piney aroma, making it easy to identify.
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Herb Spotlight: Hawthorn Berries

Herb Spotlight: Hawthorn Berries

As a company who is committed to being a solid and complete platform for education, we are dedicated to sharing our wide range of plant knowledge with you! One of our many practices we’ve chosen to convey information is a new weekly tradition #TinctureThursday (4 weeks strong,) on Instagram.
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Cannabis Bill of Rights

Cannabis Bill of Rights

On Tuesday, people in eight states made it clear that cannabis matters. We doubled the number of states that allow adult use and we’re up to 21 states that allow medical use. Fully 20% of US citizens live in a state that allows adults to use cannabis recreationally. In light of the overwhelming support for cannabis, we think it’s time for a cannabis bill of rights.
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Pro-Cannabis Voting -- Election 2016
Pro-Cannabis Voting — Election 2016

Pro-Cannabis Voting — Election 2016

In this historic election, nine states have cannabis on the ballot and pro-cannabis voting will make a difference in every state. By tomorrow morning, we could wake up to a country that has made it clear that cannabis prohibition doesn’t work. Here’s a guide to help you get through the election and some thoughts on what might happen next.
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