July is National Hemp Month – learn more!

July is National Hemp Month – learn more!

Happy National Hemp Month! Did you know that it was our wonderful partners at cbdMD that founded National Hemp month in 2019? CBD is often derived from hemp plants and is very low in THC. Beyond CBD, hemp has many other practical uses because the fibers of the plants are so strong. Hemp usage dates back to 5000 BC and it also holds a deep history in the United States. It fell of the radar for awhile but thanks to the 2014 Farm Bill it is making a big comeback. Hemp is becoming a popular material to use for textiles and is even used to build houses in a form known as “hempcrete”.

One of the things we love about Hemp-derived CBD is that it is available to non-cannabis patients. It is a great starting point if you know a family member or friend who isn’t ready to try medical cannabis but could benefit from using CBD. We carry a wide variety of CBD products including gummies, tinctures, vape carts, drink mixes, topicals and bath bombs. If you are new to the Trilogy family, you might not know that we are a pet friendly dispensary and we also carry CBD products for both cats and dogs.

Check out some of our top selling products below:

Want to learn more about the history of Hemp CBD? Check out this blog post from our partners at cbdMD!

Healer Hemp CBD- Now Available!

Healer Hemp CBD- Now Available!


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Over the last two years, many of our patients have become regular users of the Healer line of tinctures developed by Dr. Dustin Sulak, one of the nations leading cannabis doctors. We are excited to announce the arrival of the newest products by Healer, Healer Hemp CBD & Healer Hemp CBDA, now available at Trilogy Wellness. These Hemp-derived tinctures are a great way to get friends and family to try using quality CBD products without the commitment of becoming a Medical Cannabis patient.

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The same nano-filtration process that makes Healer tinctures so unique is present in this new line. This unique process aids in removing impurities and delivering more of the plants “entourage” of beneficial acidic & minor cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and complex phytonutrients.

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Dr. Dustin Sulak
Co-Founder Healer
Founder Integr8 Health
Board Member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians

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CBD & CBDA- What is the difference?

While CBD and CBDA share many psysiologic properties, they also have some important differences:

  • CBDA is more easily absorbed when taken by mouth, compared to CBD.
  • CBDA and CBD both have anti-inflammatory properties but may act via different mechanisms in the body.
  • CBDA may be more potent than CBD for some applications based on studies of rodent models of nausea.
  • Early human research findings show that even small amounts of CBA, can have significant physiologic effects.

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Which Formula is Right for You?

It is recommended that patients start with Healer Hemp CBD, which contains a 6:1 ratio of CBD to CBDA, and the Healer Spectrum. The Healer Spectrum consists of naturally occurring eight minor cannabinoids, twelve terpenes, flavonoids, and other important phytonutrients.

Healer CBDA might be the better product choice for you if:

  • You know that you respond better to CBDA than CBD
  • You have tried CBD in the past in moderate to high amounts (20-25mg) and have been unsatisfied with the results
  • You are currently using THC and you do not want your hemp product to decrease its effects.

Natural Relief For Your Pet – Pets and CBD

Natural Relief For Your Pet – Pets and CBD

Have you heard of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) before? The ECS is a complex regulatory system that creates and maintains our body’s internal stability (homeostasis). It does so by adjusting the flow of neurotransmitters and regulating bodily functions including appetite, sleep, emotion and movement (just to name a few). And did you know that this impressive system is also found in our pets! 

Cannabinoids found in cannabis interact with the ECS and will either up-regulate or down-regulate a variety of physiological and cognitive processes. Cannabinoids (such as THC and CBD) bind to these receptors. And since animals like your cats and dogs also have an endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids from the cannabis plant can help regulate their system too! 

Is CBD safe for cats & dogs? 

CBD is generally well tolerated by pets with virtually no side effects. It is non-psychoactive so you don’t have to worry about your pet getting “high”. CBD can be a great natural alternative for animals who struggle with a variety of ailments like the ones listed below. It can also be a great daily addition to the care plan of older pets. 

Some potential benefits of CBD may include: 

  • Arthritis relief 
  • Joint and muscle pain 
  • Anxiety relief  
  • Skin Irritations 
  • Digestive upset relief  
  • Seizures and epilepsy 
  • Can help fight cancer 
  • Reduce chronic Inflammation  
  • Provide neurodegenerative disease protection 
  • Promotes cardiovascular health 

CBD Delivery Methods: 

There are a variety of different delivery methods available that provide their own unique benefits. They include the following: 

Topicals  Lotions, sprays and balms makes it easy to provide the properties of CBD directly to problem areas to help your pet live a happier life. These are best for localized pain and are relatively easy to apply. Topicals are great options for skin irritations, joint and muscle relief and relief from arthritis.  

Treats  CBD infused pet treats are easy to dose and administer. Ingesting CBD typically provides longer-lasting relief so your pet will reap the benefits of CBD for a longer duration of time. Some CBD treats also contain other healing ingredients that can provide additional benefits.  

Tinctures – These provide accurate dosing and can be added into your pets food, water or directly into their mouth.  Tinctures also tend to provide longerlasting relief.  

CBD 101- Hemp vs Cannabis derived CBD

CBD 101- Hemp vs Cannabis derived CBD

Cannabidiol, or more popularly known as CBD, has been getting a lot of buzz in the health and wellness world. Everything from CBD tinctures, topicals and vape carts are now readily available. Those seeking natural relief from a variety of ailments have been able to do so with this therapeutic cannabinoid 

CBD is a cannabinoid that can be obtained from both hemp and cannabis plants. Depending on which variety of plant you are wanting to obtain CBD from, will determine whether you will need to be a registered medical cannabis patient or not. 

With CBD becoming more and more popular, there has also come more confusion. So, we’ve broken it down for you: 


First off, what is CBD? 

CBD is a phytocannabinoid found in both hemp and cannabis plants. CBD interacts with the CB2 receptors in the endocannabinoid system and can provide relief from pain, anxiety, inflammation, insomnia and depression (just to name a few). CBD is non-psychoactive and is well tolerated amongst many people even at high doses.  


What’s the difference between Hemp and Cannabis? 

Cannabis is a family of plants that includes sativa and indica species. And while cannabis that contains THC, often referred to as “Marijuana”, can be obtained from both indica and sativa species, Hemp is derived only from the cannabis sativa family.  Hemp contains <0.3% THC and is naturally high in CBD. Cannabis (or Marijuana) in contrast, typically contains higher amounts of THC and small amounts of CBD.  

Hemp and hemp-derived products are federally legal to obtain in the United States while the high THC cannabis and cannabis-derived products are not.  


Hemp derived CBD vs Cannabis derived CBD 

Like previously stated, CBD can be derived from both hemp and cannabis plants. CBD derived from hemp contains only CBD, while CBD derived from medical cannabis tends to contain secondary cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids and other minor constituents to help produce a wide array of benefits. 

Since hemp-derived CBD is federally legal, it can be purchased from a variety of sources. Cannabis-derived CBD on the other hand, can only be purchased in Maryland through a medical dispensary.  

CBD derived from cannabis is for medical purposes and is highly regulated and must undergo rigorous testing and quality standards. CBD derived from hemp does not have these requirements.  


Do I need a medical card to obtain CBD? 

The short answer, no. If you want to purchase hemp-derived CBD then you do not need to be a medical cannabis patient. However, if you want to obtain CBD that has been derived from medical cannabis, then you will need to be a registered patient.