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CB1 and CB2 Receptors

Our body’s Endocannabinoid System has two main receptors,  CB1 and CB2. These two receptors assist our bodies in everyday function and healing. CB1 Receptors are in: the brain, central nervous system, spinal cord, neocortex, pyriform cortex, hippocampus, amygdala, cerebellum, brain stem, basal ganglia, olfactory bulb, thalamus, hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, upper airways, liver, adrenals, ovaries, uterus, […]

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Sativa vs. Indica

Sativa has a higher THC to CBD/CBN Ratio Stimulating, energizing, uplifting Mental and Emotional Effects Extrovert Daytime use recommended Alertness Pain Relief Muscle Relaxation THC binds to both CB1 and CB2 Receptors. Indica has a lower THC to CBD/CBN Ratio Sedating, relaxing, grounding physical effects Introvert Laziness Sleep Aid Pain Relief Muscle Relaxant CBD binds […]

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Plants and Spices with Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are becoming all the rage with their multitude of healing properties. We make cannabinoids naturally ourselves, they are found in cannabis, and they are in some plants and spices. The specific cannabinoid found in plants is (E)-BCP. This stands for (E)-Beta-Caryophyllene. (E)-BCP activates CB2 receptors in the body, assists with protecting the body from […]

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Silver Surfer Maintenance

Hey all! We wanted to upload some instructions and maintenance for the ever so popular Silver Surfer Vaporizer. To warm up the vape: turn the knob all the way to the right. Once the ceramic rod is glowing and its been about 2 minutes, turn it left a quarter turn. If you are using very […]

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CBDfx Now Available

CBDfx has arrived at Funky Bean! CBDfx is a reputable CBD brand with a wide range of options for consuming cannabidiol. First off, we have 30ml bottles of their vape juice in 500mg or 250mg strength. The juice comes in several different flavors and contains pure CBD isolate crystals. Please take note that this vape […]

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Battery/Pen Maintenance

Pens/Batteries are all  the rage! We get it, it’s easy and discreet. We have a lot of customers asking about how to take care of their batteries and increase longevity. Follow these guidelines, and your pen will have a long lifetime. -Always make sure the connection between your battery and tank is clean. Sometimes residue […]

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CBD Dosage**

Finally! More Research is happening for CBD oil! Here is a quick summary of what is out there. Keep in mind everyone is different. You should start small and gradually increase the dosage until the desired result is achieved. There is absolutely no THC in the CBD oil we carry and you can never overdose […]

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Kratom

Kratom is now available at Funky Bean! We have Expert Botanicals, OPMS Silver, and OPMS Gold brands in either the Bali strain or the Maeng Da strain. Both of these brands have surpassed their competition in quality. Depending on what issues you would like to address, there are different strains of the plant. We went […]

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Aurora Tobacco Age Now 21

The Tobacco 21 program has now introduced itself to Aurora,IL and is in effect as of April 10th of 2018.  A lot of cities in Illinois have started approving the law and doing this themselves. Sooner or later, we think the whole state will require purchasers to be 21 for tobacco products. Those who are […]

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Firefly 2 In Store Now

One of our newest portable vaporizers is the ever so wonderful Firefly 2! This model is much smaller and lighter than the first generation Firefly and also has a free app for you to personalize your vaporizer. Once the app is downloaded, there are options to change the temperature and to adjust the touch sensors […]

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