Dr. Zora DeGrandpre practices naturopathic medicine (home visits) in rural Washington and is a professional medical and scientific writer and editor, specializing in naturopathic, functional, botanical and integrative medicine.
Dr. DeGrandpre has degrees in drug design, immunology and natural medicine and has extensive research experience in cancer and molecular immunology. She has written textbooks in AP Chemistry and Biology as well as textbooks in botanical medicine and the interactions between botanical medicines and pharmaceutics. She has written grants, curricula and articles in naturopathic, functional and integrative medicine and is currently writing a textbook chapter on the effects of nutrition on epigenetic changes and the pathophysiology of chronic disease.
Dr DeGrandpre writes online courses for medical students around the world including courses for continuing medical education and on the use of medical marijuana and CBD. Dr.
DeGrandpre also specializes in formulating rational, evidence-based supplements and serves as a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and as a scientific consultant for legal and nutraceutical questions. Dr DeGrandpre also has an interest in rural and geriatric medicine and serves on the board of the Lewis County Seniors, a 501c3 with a mission to provide nutritional, educational, health and enrichment services for area seniors.
In her practice, Dr DeGrandpre has found the use of CBD with elderly patients and others to be safe and clinically effective. She brings to all her writing a straightforward approach that is accurate, clear and authentic.
This article reports on the accuracy of labels from some of the most popular CBD companies. We had Canalysis analyze samples, provide us with a Certificate of Analysis (a COA) and compared the results to what the labels stated.
If you have spent any time looking to buy CBD, you know that it is a bit chaotic out there. That’s why Leafreport is here to help you make some sense out of the chaos of prices, delivery systems, and how to get the best deal while still getting a quality product. We do the […]
In this detailed video guide, the experts from Canalysis Laboratories show us step-by-step how to read CBD third party lab reports (AKA Certificate of Analysis or COA) , and how to interpret them in the most effective way possible.
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A Certificate of Analysis (COA) AKA independent 3rd party testing is a scientific document and isn’t always the easiest thing to read for non-scientists. We interviewed the head of “Canalysis Laboratories” and the result is a detailed video guide on how 3rd party testing are done and how to get the important information out of the document and how to understand what is important in that document.
The Bottom Line JustCBD is a privately owned Florida company founded in 2017, with the belief that CBD is “Mother Nature’s secret miracle”. They have a great website that makes it it is easy to browse and choose your products. Their FAQs page and blog posts make for interesting and educational reading, especially if you […]
In the world of botany, you might think everything is quite settled and certain—especially when it comes to a plant that has been cultivated by humans for thousands of years! But there is actually quite a bit of excitement in the botanical world over new findings and new understanding about the differences between hemp plants and marijuana plants.
Many people prefer CBD capsules over oils. Capsules are easy to use, tasteless, portable, provide exact doses, and tend to have longer-lasting effects than CBD oil tinctures. It should be noted that CBD capsules are often sold as softgels, which means they have a soft shell that’s usually made of gelatin. Although softgels contain CBD […]
The Bottom Line Charlotte’s Web (CW) provides an excellent shopping experience from start to finish. As a company, Charlotte’s Web has a great reputation – they were among the first to develop high CBD content strains and have been farming and growing for many years, starting as an official business in 2011 Charlotte’s Web carries […]
Table of Contents Basics of Hemp-derived CBD What is CBD Used for in Animals? How Does CBD Work? Ways to Use CBD in Animals Labels and Forms of CBD Where to Buy CBD Products for Your Dog The Bottom Line References CBD or cannabidiol has surged onto the market in the past year. Following close […]
For those of you who can’t wait… Here is our list of the best CBD oil companies and products Check our top CBD oil brands comparison table Dont know much about CBD and Cannabinoids? Learn everything you need to know about CBD CBD oil is quickly growing into the leading health and wellness trend. […]
CBD is the acronym for cannabidiol, one of the 108 (at least) phytocannabinoids found in members of the cannabis plant. CBD has several different evidence based effects including anti-nausea, as an anticonvulsant, an anti-anxiety agent, anti-inflammatory agent, an immune modulator and an antioxidant. Importantly, CBD has also been shown to be an effective pain reliever. […]