District Hemp Botanicals - On the Blog

  • Five CBD Products for Valentine's Day

    With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we have the ultimate guide to how you can add CBD into the mix. We've chosen FIVE of our top favorite products for this holiday and we're here to share them with you.
  • A Beginners Guide to CBD Coffee

    We love coffee, you love coffee… and how do we make coffee even better? Add a little bit of cannabidiol, or CBD. At District Hemp Botanicals, we’ve partnered with Northern Virginia local favorite Grounds Central Station in Old Town Manassas to make all of your coffee dreams come true — we’ve infused CBD into their whole bean coffee.
  • Make Your Own CBD Salve

    Looking for a fun CBD project or looking to give your loved ones the best gift in the Washington, DC area? We’re here to help you make one of the most thoughtful and most HELPFUL gifts of them all: CBD salve! You’re definitely going to want to make extra for yourself to nurture that endocannabinoid system of yours.

  • Full Spectrum vs. Broad-Spectrum and CBD Isolate

    What the !#$% is the difference between full-spectrum CBD vs. broad-spectrum CBD and CBD isolate? We’re here to break it all down for you because we want you to feel educated and confident when choosing the best CBD products for yourself, friends, and family.
  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Eating More CBD Edibles

    CBD edibles — it doesn’t get much easier than those, now does it? Whether you’re walking down the streets of Washington, DC, or whatever city you live in, and you need a snack or you’re simply getting in your daily dose of CBD for the day, CBD edibles are definitely the next big thing when it comes to CBD products. This is the case for a variety of reasons and in this latest blog post, we will explore the world of CBD edibles and tell you why you should be eating more of them. In fact, we’ll give you FIVE reasons as to why CBD edibles are awesome.

  • CBD for Pets

    CBD for pets has been growing in popularity as pet owners are now opting for holistic alternatives. Whether pet owners are trying to combat age-related ailments or simply calming your pet’s nerves during a thunderstorm or car ride, pets of all ages, and in all conditions of health, can potentially benefit from CBD.
  • Is Vaping CBD Safe?

    Is vaping CBD safe? Well, that’s a loaded question, wouldn’t you say? While we can’t give you a direct answer at this point in time, we can give you a glimpse into what’s going on behind the scenes in the CBD + hemp industry. It’s incredibly important that you always know where your product is sourced from.
  • Cannabis Constituents Part Three: Trichomes

    We've been talking a lot about cannabinoids (phytocannabinoids in particular) and terpenes, but what about “trichomes”? Trichomes, aka ‘plant hair’ serve a multitude of vital functions where the cannabis plant could not otherwise exist.

  • Cannabis Constituents Part Two: Terpenes

    Terpenes” and “terps” — two names for the same thing. If you’ve ever witnessed and/or had a conversation with a cannabis enthusiast, we can guarantee you’ll hear the word “terp” or “terpene” at least once. Think you know a lot about terpenes? Think again...
  • The Birth + Future of District Hemp Botanicals

    Back in 2017, District Hemp was more of a concept rather than an established brand. Our owner, Barbara Biddle, would bounce around the Washington, DC vending scene spreading the word about CBD and hemp-derived products following the birth of her son and the death of her first business (Cloud Shoppe). Barbara found CBD to be life-changing. 
  • CBD + Weight Loss

    What if we told you that there was a miraculous compound that could help you lose weight? What if we told you that this “miraculous compound” comes from the cannabis plant? Sounds almost too good to be true, doesn’t it? 
  • CBD + Liver Damage

    By this point, we’re sure that you have seen that Forbes article talking about CBD + liver damage. Now, Forbes did come back with another piece to address some of the obscurity within the original article. However, there are definitely some points we would like to touch on.