Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by fungus. In basic terms, they are known as fungal poisons. They are naturally occurring toxins produced by certain molds (fungi) and can be found in food and plants. The molds grow on a variety of different crops, including cannabis/hemp, and foodstuffs often under warm and humid conditions.
One popular pesticide that is used in the cannabis industry is pyrethrin. While pyrethrin is approved for use in organic crops against insects, you should exercise care when using it. It can irritate the skin and respiratory tract and is toxic to bees.
Aaron Argueta, a managing partner of Bailey’s CBD, sat down to talk with us on the differences between the terms Full Spectrum CBD, Broad Spectrum CBD, and CBD Isolate.
It is time we dig deeper into the world of cannabinoids and bestow light on some names we haven’t mentioned yet. Let’s start off with the cannabinoid known as Cannabitriol (CBT). CBT, however, has had a lack in research since it was first discovered back in 1966.
A study from 2012 shows that cannabinoids improve the efficiency of mitochondria and remove damaged brain cells.
The study was conducted by Andras Biokei-Gorzo at the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at the University of Bonn in Germany is suggesting that Cannabis (or the activation of the brain’s cannabinoid system) triggers the release of antioxidants, which act as a cleansing mechanism.