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Your Guide to CBD for Pets

Americans are willing to pay their weight in gold in the name of self-care. Globally, it’s a $4.2 trillion industry. But what about our pets? Don’t the furry members of our family deserve the best in overall wellness too? This is where CBD comes in, being one of the most essential wellness supplements that you can give your pet. Why should I give my pet CBD? All mammals have an endocannabinoid system (ECS), just like us. The biological function of the ECS in both humans and animals is to promote homeostasis, or the body’s natural state of balance. Since receptors are found throughout the body, the ECS affects the health of many organ…

How to Cook with CBD at Home

CBD is one of the most important dietary supplements you can take for overall health and wellness. We all have an endocannabinoid system (ECS), which balances many different essential bodily functions and brings the whole body into homeostasis. The ECS can become depleted through constant burn out, poor diet, and unhealthy lifestyle choices. How can I add CBD to my Everyday Diet? Other than daily supplementation, one of the easiest ways to make sure you’re getting your daily dose of CBD is by incorporating it into your meals. Green Gorilla’s pure and whole plant CBD oils have an olive oil base and mild flavor, making it easy to add to your favorite recipes.…

Why Choose Certified Organic Hemp CBD Products

With so many brands in the hemp CBD space, and more popping up all the time, it can be overwhelming to know how to choose the right product. The hemp CBD market is relatively new and largely unregulated, so how can you be sure that you’re getting the highest quality and safe products available? Don’t just take companies at their word. Organic certification and independent third party testing are the best ways to ensure that you’re getting a product that’s both safe and effective. Why USDA Certified Organic Matters Hemp is a bio accumulator, which means that it absorbs toxins and impurities such as pesticides and heavy metals from the soil. This has…

How to Maintain Motivation to Workout & Stay Fit with some Help from CBD

You enthusiastically start working out and make a motivated commitment to your personal health and fitness once and for all by exercising daily and eating healthy, only to find yourself making excuses and falling back into old habits a few weeks later. Sound familiar? We all know that exercise is a crucial component of health and wellness. But for those of us who aren’t athletically inclined, sticking to a workout routine can seem nearly impossible. So how can we be more like a fitness junkie who always seems motivated and incentivized to consistently stay in great shape? Commit Knowing Transformation Will Not Happen Overnight Forming new habits takes time, about 30 days to…

The Benefits & Bioavailability of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

What is it about extra virgin olive oil that’s so remarkable? Brands ranging from personal care to daily dietary supplements and now hemp CBD are using it as a major ingredient in their products. One of the most frequently asked questions we get at Green Gorilla is, “why do you use Extra Virgin olive oil in your products?” Olive oil has been prized for centuries for its pleasant, mild flavor and numerous health benefits. Plus, it’s universally well tolerated, which means easier and more efficient absorption (aka bioavailability), with less sensitivities and allergies. Keep reading to find out why we love our hero ingredient extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), which is also USDA…

Your Guide to Getting Your CBD Dosage Just Right

With CBD’s recent surge in popularity, one of the most frequently asked questions is “how much CBD should I take?" There isn’t a clean cut answer to this. Cannabidiol, aka CBD, is not a one size fits all type of product. There are many factors that affect optimal dosage, including delivery method, body weight, and your individual body chemistry. We’ve created some guidelines to help you find a dose of CBD that is unique to your body. Why it’s important to find the right dose of CBD CBD has what’s known as a bell-shaped response curve. What does that mean to you, you ask? It means that CBD’s effectiveness peaks at a moderate…

Here’s What You Should Know About Keeping Your Pets Healthy

It may seem like your pet lives a perfect, carefree existence. However, pets get overwhelmed, sick, injured, and age just like humans do. It’s just as important to care for your pet’s wellness as your own, maybe even more so since they can’t do it for themselves. Here are some of our best tips for keeping your furry friends happy and healthy. “When you eat junk food, you feel like junk. The same goes for your pet.” More than half of all dogs and cats in the United States are overweight. Different animals have different nutritional requirements, so as a pet owner it’s important to do your research and talk to your vet…

CBD Myths Debunked

It feels like the CBD revolution has happened overnight. CBD products are everywhere, and since it’s so new to the mainstream, it can be overwhelming to know what’s what. We’ve made a list of the top CBD myths and information to set the record straight. 1. “CBD will make you feel high.” CBD does not make you high. It does, however, have a calming and uplifting effect on your mood and nervous system. Green Gorilla CBD, and any CBD that you find outside of a dispensary, is made from hemp. Hemp is a member of the cannabis plant family which contains less than 0.3% THC. THC is the compound found in marijuana that…

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