1. What is the difference between Hemp and Marijuana?
Both are from a similar plant species called Cannabis; however they are 2 extremely unique plants that contrast in hereditary qualities, development, and compound procedure. Hemp is developed for some, things including: rope, fabric, food, CBD extracts, and so forth. Marijuana is developed to yield significant levels of THC. Hemp has extremely low degrees of THC (characterized as 0.3% and under) and has no inebriating properties, where marijuana can contain levels that surpass 20%.
2. Is CBD Legal?
President Trump made history on December 20th, 2018 making hemp federally legal, and legal in some form in all 50 states. However check with your local government regarding local rules and regulations because they can be tricky.
3. What exactly is CBD and what does it stand for?
CBD stands for Cannabidiol which is most commonly known as the "therapeutic compound" with no intoxicating properties. The truth is that it is just one of the hundreds of cannabinoids found in this plant that act on the cannabinoid receptors in our Endocannabinoid System.
4. How are CBD extracts made?
There are many ways to extract CDB from Hemp and cannabis plants. Extracts may be obtained using solvents or non-flammable CO2 Extraction.
5. Will I get high if I take CBD?
CBD from Hemp is non-psychoactive and will not impair the user or get them high. Hemp derived CBD contains less than 0.3% THC.
6. Will CBD cause me to fail a drug test?
We sell many products that are THC free, and all of our other products have less than 0.3% THC. This is a very small amount, however, everyone’s body is different in the way compounds are stored and eliminated. The safest thing to do is to either ask your employer/Dr. or purchase products with zero THC.
7. What is the difference in isolate, broad spectrum, & full spectrum?
CBD isolate is 99% pure CBD, broad spectrum contains CBD and other cannabinoids without the THC, and full spectrum is full plant extract with all cannabinoids found in that plant.
8. How do I know what I'm getting?
You must protect yourself, ask questions and ask to see lab reports. Any company producing a quality product will always have lab reports to back up their products. In these reports you can find things such as: CBD %, THC %, residual solvent content, heavy metals, etc. There are many products out there that have been tested privately revealing low levels to no CBD, higher than legal amounts of THC and all sorts of toxic substances that you do not want in your body. As with anything else in life, you get what you pay for. You are taking CBD for the health of your body, make sure it has nothing in it that will harm you and don't make a decision on CBD because it's cheap.
9. Does CBD have side effects?
Hemp and CBD are recognized as being safe and should not produce side effects in most people, however you should always check with your doctor before adding anything to your daily routine.
10. How is CBD taken?
There are many ways to take CBD and methods that work for some better than others.
CBD Oil Tinctures: taken under the tongue and held for several minutes for max absorption.
Water Soluble CBD: Our bodies are comprised of mostly water and anything we put in our bodies that is not water soluble will not absorb as efficiently.
CBD Paste: Highly concentrated full extract paste can be used orally as well as topically and is fast acting,
Edibles: Taken in gummy format, swallowing it mostly whole allows the cannabinoids to absorb like a time release as the gummy digests.
Creams and Salves: Helping with symptoms of pain & skin conditions when applied topically.
CBD Vape: Vapable CBD is used by many for anxiety and is the fastest absorbing method although not the longest acting.
Bath & Body products: Your skin is the largest living organ on your body. Use a CBD bath bombs, soaps, and lotions to relax sore muscles, reduce inflammation, and decrease pain.
CBD Pet Products: CBD oils, roll on, and treats for pets to help with everything from seizures to separation anxiety.