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5 Healthy Ways to Jumpstart your Morning, That Include CBD

What you do during your daily morning routine sets the tone for the entire day. Establishing a healthy morning routine can fill your days with more happiness, productivity, and hopefully less stress. Creating an AM ritual you love that may include CBD, and sticking to it, might even make you look forward to getting out of bed in the morning. 1. HYDRATE When you wake up in the morning, your body is dehydrated. You haven’t consumed any fluids for the past 8 hours or so. The first thing you should do is drink some good old H2O. Aim to start your day with 8 to 16 oz. of pure, filtered water. Your body…

Ways to Disconnect This Summer

Summer is officially here and it’s time to take advantage of all that this season has to offer. The sun is out, the days are long, and the opportunities to get active and enjoy the outdoors are endless. At Green Gorilla we believe that taking a break from computer screens and endless to-do lists is one of the best things you can do for your physical & mental wellbeing. Here are some tips to disconnect & fully enjoy your summer: HEAD OUT TO THE BEACH Get out there for some much needed Vitamin D! Nothing beats a trip to the beach during summer, especially in California. Take a good book with you, a…

Best Healthy Habits for Good Sleep

Sleep is a crucial fundamental pillar of health and wellbeing. Sufficient sleep is necessary for your body and brain to function properly. The consistent stress and stimulation of living in the modern world can drastically impact quality of sleep. Luckily, there are healthy habits that you can practice to get a better night’s rest. Sleep hygiene refers to healthy sleep habits that can improve your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep. Keep a Consistent Sleep Schedule Going to bed and waking up at the same time every day keeps your circadian rhythm in balance. Your circadian rhythm, also known as your sleep/wake cycle or body clock, is an internal system that regulates…

Everything You Need to Know About the Endocannabinoid System

In order to understand the benefits of CBD and how it works, it’s important to understand the endocannabinoid system and its role in the body. WHAT IS THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM? The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a biological system found in the human body as well as in most animals. That’s right! Just like you, the animal members of your family - including dogs, cats and horses - have an Endocannabinoid system. The ECS’s main function in the body is to maintain homeostasis, or balance. It does this by regulating various important physiological processes throughout the body. WHAT IS HOMEOSTASIS? Homeostasis is your body’s way of keeping its internal environment stable and in biological…

All About CBD Creams, Balms & Topicals

There is so much interest in CBD and hemp oil right now, this super popular ingredient may be your new favorite supplement, skin soother and or topical. While there is still plenty to learn about this fascinating compound, you will find professional athletes, celebrities and even national chains such as CVS and Walgreens being huge fans of its impressive wellness benefits. What are CBD Topicals? CBD topicals are products that take the form of CBD creams, balms, salves, sprays, lotions, and oils and are made for external use and applied to the surface of the body. Why Topicals? Whether you have expert level knowledge about CBD or are new to the world of…

7 Ways Hemp Farming Benefits the Planet

FINALLY people are waking up to the truth about the benefits of hemp. The passing of the 2018 Farm Bill represents an enormous step forward for the hemp industry. What was once considered a dangerous psychoactive substance is not only safe, but extremely valuable and helpful to our planet. The hemp plant provides eco-friendly material alternatives to plastics and paper. Here are 7 ways hemp can positively benefit our planet: 1. HEMP REDUCES AIR POLLUTION We all know that China is the world’s largest producer of CO2, but the United States is not too far behind in 2nd place. It’s a fact that growing hemp can break down pollutants in the air which…

3 Things You Can Do for Your Overall Health

  If there’s one bedrock tenet to live by, it’s this: Small changes add up when it comes to having a healthier lifestyle. Let’s be honest here: Most of us are not totally ready to overhaul our diet and change our lifestyle. At the same time, most of us would like to be healthier, both physically and mentally. Why not start small? Marie Kondo-style! Here are 3 Things you can do now:   WORKOUT Use your body to heal your body. Everyone knows exercise is good for your overall wellness, but most people find it difficult to incorporate exercise into their daily routine. Greg, a firefighter, supports the arduous work he does daily…

How Can CBD Help Your Nervous Dog?

Go to any dog park and most likely, you will overhear someone talking about CBD for dogs. Plant-based CBD is the new natural product for our pet’s health & wellness and it's just about everywhere these days. Similar to the ways that Cannabidiol (CBD) has become popular with humans, CBD for dogs is a very hot topic. Sometimes dogs become uneasy due to loud noises (thunder & lightning, fireworks, nail guns used during construction, etc.) while other times, undue stress can be caused during travel or going to the veterinarian’s office or groomer. No matter what the circumstances are, it is hard to watch our pets suffer. Signs of a nervous or scared dog…

What Concentration Works Best For You

  With all the different concentrations to choose from, you may be wondering, "which one is right for me?". The truth is, that the amount of CBD needed varies per person, not per condition. Which can make it difficult to set standard dosage recommendations when each individuals' experience is so unique. To make it easy, we often recommend our 600mg CBD Oil for people who are still trying to figure out what dosage best fits their needs. Our lowest concentration at 150mg is a great amount for individuals who are taking CBD to promote overall wellness and maintain current health conditions. Though at 600mg, the CBD user will start to see noticeable results…

What Does Summer Mean To You?

To Green Gorilla, it means getting outside and enjoying warm weather.   Whether you find yourself out hiking, surfing, practicing yoga, or biking, maintain your wellness by keeping Green Gorilla's Hemp & Olive™ CBD Oil part of your health and wellness regimen. CBD oil supports cognitive function to keep you clear and focused and can assist in keeping your immune system functioning at normal levels during your summer activities. Created to aid in the balance of the Endocannabinoid system, which has been shown to nutritionally support the regulation and maintenance of homeostasis in all body systems, Hemp & Olive™ is the best natural and safe line of products that provide a complete approach to total mind and body wellness.    …

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