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Order with Cardano (ADA)

Order with Cardano

We’re very excited to announce that starting immediately, you can order all Old West Hemp Co products directly using Cardano. We’ve been following the evolution of cryptocurrency closely, and believe that Cardano is a First Class payment solution that embodies many values with which we are aligned. Cardano’s native currency (ADA) has low fees, and the blockchain’s settlement speed is outstanding. Environmentally, Cardano is a responsible choice as it uses 6 million times less energy than Proof of Work blockchains. For those reasons and more, we’re excited to add Cardano as our first accepted cryptocurrency.

A bit about us: We’re a small family farm based in rural WA – Since 2019 we’ve been state licensed hemp producers, and CBD product manufacturers. We grow with all natural methods – no pesticides or herbicides, and utilize living soil methods of growing. We have a full line of CBD tinctures, as well as topicals such as our Restorative Lotion and Therapeutic Salve (highly recommended for athletes). We also make the world’s best CBD prerolls, and tea blends! And we even make specially formulated tinctures for both Large pets and Small pets.

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Old West Hemp Co is your reliable source for CBD products

All Old West Hemp products receive third party laboratory certification, and lab results can always be found on our website here. We ship within the United States via USPS and all products come with certified letter and lab results. All orders typically ship within 24 hours. If you’re a Cardano community member, do be sure to reach out on Twitter or Instagram and say hi!

Customers wishing to pay with ADA can do so by selecting the “NOWPayments” option during checkout. To celebrate our integration with the Cardano community, enjoy 10% off all orders when you use the coupon code “Cardano” on checkout! We plan to keep this coupon code active, so come on back for your CBD needs anytime!

If you’re a store owner and want to carry our products, we also offer wholesale pricing and are happy to keep your store well stocked, just reach out to Farm@oldwesthemp.com.

LEGAL: The FDA has not evaluated claims regarding any products sold through this website. Old West Hemp Co products are not meant to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Our FIRST EVER sponsored athlete: Jorge “El Toro” Juarez!

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Old West Hemp is proud to announce our very first sponsored athlete, professional MMA Fighter Jorge “El Toro” Juarez! Top level athletes like Jorge are becoming a HUGE part of our business as they discover the anti-inflammatory benefits of CBD for muscle and joint recovery. Our 500mg Therapeutic Salve is becoming a favorite among personal trainers, fighters, runners, and athletes of all stripes for treating bruises, joint pain, and general inflammation.

El Toro is set to battle Edwin Cooper Jr. at LFA #94, live via UFC Fight Pass.
Use code “ELTORO” for 10% off all orders at oldwesthemp.com

Jorge “El Toro” Juarez‘ professional fight record is 2 – 0 – 0

We got to ask Jorge a few questions below:

How long have you been fighting?

Jorge: I’ve been fighting/training for about 5/6 years. Wrestling 4 years in highschool where I collected 2 Washington state championships .

How would you define your fighting style, and how has it developed over time?

Jorge: I like to stand and throw hands haha but if I have to go to the ground no doubt I’m confident there.

Where should fans follow you?

Jorge: Fans can follow me on Instagram at @eltoro145mma

Who would you like to shout out?

Jorge: I’d like to give a shoutout to Juarez Valley Meat Packing, Old West Hemp, Compex, Virus, Sigue, Famous Ollies Tattoo Studio. If I missed any you know who you are! Thanks for the support!

Are you ready to win on the 30th?

Jorge: I’m ready! This is a big opportunity to showcase my skills on UFC fight pass! I’m coming to take over this place and the take over starts on the October 30th when I hand this guy a nice NAP!??

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What is Cannabigerol (CBG)?

Cannabigerol (CBG) is a cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant which is gaining a lot of interest in 2020! CBG is the non-acidic form of cannabigerolic acid (CBG-A), which is the ‘parent’ cannabinoid in cannabis, from which the other cannabinoids are derived.  Unfortunately, because of this, CBG is not present in any great amounts in most stains of cannabis or hemp as it is used by the plant in the formation of the other cannabinoids; most notably THC, CBD, and CBC. 

CBG is similar to CBD in that they are both not psychoactive, which means they are non-intoxicating and don’t alter one’s state of mind in a manner that would inhibit daily function or mental clarity; however,  they are known to relieve depression, anxiety and stress, and as such may improve one’s state of mind as a result. At this time scientific studies and clinical trials involving CBG are very limited.  

What we do know about CBG:

  • CBG interacts with the mammalian endocannabinoid system and activates the CB1 receptors in a manner analogous to CBD
  • CBG is a GABA reuptake inhibitor
  • CBG has anti-inflammatory properties
  • CBG has neuroprotective properties
  • CBG has anti-bacterial properties
  • CBG is an anti-proliferant

All of this bodes well for the future for CBG and its ability to act on specific conditions.  Some early evidence highlights the following:

  • Like THC, CBG has been found to be effective in treating glaucoma by reducing intraocular pressure, without the psychotropic effects of THC; CBD does not appear to have this same property.
  • Like CBD, CBG may be effective in counteracting the intoxicating effects of THC, as it activates the CB1 receptors in the brain.
  • CBG has been found to decrease inflammation characteristic of inflammatory bowel disease and colitis. Inflammation appears to be a major target for a number of the cannabinoids.
  • CBG has shown great promise as an antiproliferant, blocking receptors that cause cancer cell growth. In one study of note it was shown to inhibit the growth of colorectal cancer cells.
  • CBG has demonstrated anti-bacterial properties, most specifically against some drug resistant strains of staphylococcus.
  • CBG appears to be an appetite stimulant that might be beneficial in treating cachexia, a muscle wasting and weight loss disorder in late stage cancer and other diseases.  Note that other cannabinoids such as THCV, are appetite suppressants and this highlights that the entourage effect, which is touted by many in relation to cannabis and its medicinal benefits, can be counter productive, with one cannabinoid offsetting other’s benefits.
  • In a test of a group of cannabinoids, CBG tested best at inhibiting muscle contractions associated with bladder disorders.
  • As a GABA reuptake inhibitor, CBG may lead to muscle relaxation, relieving tension and providing a sensation of calm in the brain and body.  This decreased anxiety is a highly sought-after benefit attributed to some other cannabinoids.
  • CBG’s neuroprotective properties may help in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington’s Disease normalizing the expression of abnormal genes linked to brain degeneration.
  • Topically, it has shown benefits as a therapy for psoriasis, eczema and other skin disorders.

In short, if even a few of these promising benefits prove out, CBG will be an extremely valuable cannabinoid and could rival or surpass CBD.  This is further helped by the fact that in the past 2 years efforts to develop high CBG strains of hemp have been quite successful and we are now seeing a range of finished products containing high levels of CBG, becoming available.   

We have launched our flagship CBG product, the Formulae Benedictae from Old West Hemp! You can order it right here, and reach out for wholesale inquiries!

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Old West Hemp announces partnership with Synaptix CBD

April 3rd, 2020

Old West Hemp Co, a Washington based licensed Producer/Processor, is proud to announce it has entered into a formal partnership with Synaptix CBD in order to bring high quality formulated CBD products to the US marketplace. Founded in 2018 in British Columbia by PhD Chemist Rupert Holmes-Smith and his business partner Joel Spisak, Synaptix has developed a line of high quality CBD tinctures, topicals, and vape juices, which are now available for sale to the US public at SynaptixCBD.com.

“We’re extremely excited to be working with the Synaptix team. Our first step is bringing their great products to market, and we’ve got a lot more fun stuff lined up. Their team is also bringing a lot of great resources to our farm operation at Old West Hemp, and over the last 60 days we’ve put together a full lab – The synergy between the two efforts is really incredible, and they have been a pleasure to work with” said Chris Gromek, founder and president of Old West Hemp.

The initial Synaptix product line includes a suite of THC free formulations including 1000mg CBD tinctures with both AM and PM terpene formulations, as well as an extra strength 2000mg variety. “We are also excited to provide formulations for our four-legged friends – CBD tinctures for both small and large pets,” said Holmes-Smith. “We’re also bringing to market some really remarkable topical products – Synaptix Topical Salve and Restorative creams, which are extremely popular. While US law prevents us from really disclosing all of the health benefits of cannabinoid products, we are confident consumers will be very pleased, and that we are exactly what they are looking for.”

Synaptix products are available for online retail, as well as for wholesale distribution. “We are fully prepared to fill wholesale order requests, and we are excited to get these products to store shelves across the country,” said Gromek, “Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you – Just fill out a wholesale request form on our website, email us at support@synaptixcbd.com or reach out to us on our dedicated sales and support line at (509) 846-3096 and we’ll take care of the rest.”

You can find Synaptix CBD products at both www.SynaptixCBD.com and www.Oldwesthemp.com.  Old West Hemp “Powered by Synaptix” products are available for purchase beginning April 8th.