FAQs About CBD.

What Is CBD?

CBD is the primary cannabinoid found in Hemp. It’s non-psychoactive and legal in all 50 states.

CBD is short for cannabidiol and is just one of 120+ naturally occurring compounds in Hemp, called cannabinoids.

A mounting body of scientific evidence and anecdotal reports suggest CBDs properties are having a powerful impact on overall health and wellness.

What Are Terpenes?

Terpenes are aromatic compounds found throughout the biosphere in plants and some insects and bacteria.

In nature, terpenes are used to attract beneficial pollinators, deter harmful predators, communication, and on a large scale Terpenes even affect the climate and weather.

In Hemp, Terpenes play an important role in guiding the effects of cannabinoids, activating the entourage effect, and finding relief.

What Is The Endocannabinoid System?

The endocannabinoid system is a network of specialized receptor cells and biochemicals that bind with them, called cannabinoids.

Endocannabinoid receptor cells are found throughout the brain and body and work to regulate and balance nearly every aspect of health and wellness.

The body synthesizes endocannabinoids, such as anandamide, from within the bodys tissues on-demand as needed to address functions such as stress response, excitement, and others.

Also known as the bliss moleculeanandamide plays an important role in balancing multiple bodily functions such as emotion and pleasure, appetite, sleepiness, energy, fertility, and much more.

They can be thought of as short-order neuro transmitters that activate endocannabinoid system activity, sending instructions to other vital body functions.

Does CBD Oil Need To Be Refrigerated?

You do not need to refrigerate CBD Oil. The best way to store CBD is in a cool, dark place. Cool meaning between sixty to seventy degrees Fahrenheit. 

Both light and heat exposure degrade cannabinoids, which can reduce the potency and effect of CBD Oil. Refrigerating CBD Oil may cause it to solidify and can affect the molecular integrity of CBD Oil.  

What Are The Different Types Of Extraction?

There are many methods of CBD extraction and various types of CBD extracts.

Generally, the cleanest and safest methods of CBD Hemp extraction are Supercritical C02 and ethanol. These methods employ carbon dioxide or high grain alcohol to strip cannabinoids and terpenes from plant material.

All methods essentially leverage temperature, pressure, and isolating chambers to extract beneficial compounds from Hemp.

Why Do People Take CBD?

People taking CBD report that it improves general health and wellness in multiple ways. All different types of people say they find relief with CBD including high performance athletes, middle-aged adults, people with active lifestyles, pet owners, parents, and more! 

How Is Hemp Different From Marijuana?

The primary difference between Hemp and Marijuana is their chemical composition.

In the US, Hemp is defined as containing less than 0.3% THC content and primarily characterized by CBD and terpene content.

Due to innately containing only trace amounts of the psychoactive cannabinoid THC, Hemp doesnt cause any of the deleterious side effects to vision or motor coordination that are associated with marijuana.

Hemp and Marijuana of two types of the same plant species known as cannabis.

Is There THC In CBD? 

Some types of CBD products contain trace amounts of THC. Full-Spectrum CBD Oil contains trace amounts of THC. Broad-Spectrum and CBD isolate products are free from any THC content.

The trace amounts of THC in Full-Spectrum CBD Oil arent enough to cause any psychoactive side effects, but it may show up on a drug test.

Is CBD Psychoactive/Will CBD Get Me High?

CBD is non-psychoactive and doesnt induce the psychoactive side effects associated with THC or cannabis. CBD does have a powerful calming effect that can boost mood and encourage rest and relaxation.

Is CBD Legal In All 50 states?

CBD is legal at the federal level in all 50 US States as long as it contains less than 0.3% THC content.

What Is Industrial Hemp? 

Industrial hemp is hemp thats cultivated specifically for its fibrous stalk and nutritious hemp seeds and is not considered an ideal source of phytocannabinoids and terpenes.

What Is The Entourage Effect?

The entourage effect refers to the phenomenon of exponentially enhanced benefits of CBD in the presence of whole-plant hemp compounds such as secondary cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids.

Can CBD Cause Anxiety?

CBD is not known to cause anxiety or stress. The most commonly reported effects of taking CBD are related to feeling relaxed and a strong urge to rest. 

Clinical studies in mice have found that CBD exhibits anti-anxiety like properties, however further research is needed in order to confirm any effect. 

Can You Overdose On CBD?

Trials in humans taking CBD indicate that the substance has a very high safety profile and is considered to be non-toxic. CBDs properties are not known to be capable of causing a toxic overdose.

Read more about the benefits and risks of CBD here. 

What Is The Best Way To Take CBD?

The best way to take CBD is the one that provides the best results for your needs. Studies indicate taking drops under the tongue, or sublingual administration, offers the most bioavailable method of taking CBD.

Is CBD Water Soluble?

CBD is not water-soluble. Simply put, oil and water don’t mix.

However, using a nanoparticle high-pressure emulsion method allows CBD oil to be “infused” into water. 

This creates what’s known as water-soluble CBD and allows manufacturers to craft different types of CBD beverages such as water, beer, and energy drinks.

Does CBD Show Up On Drug Tests?

Most traditional type drug test are designed to detect THC not CBD. Full-Spectrum CBD Oil contains trace amounts of THC that may be detectable by sensitive drug testing methods.

Although Broad-Spectrum CBD Oil is typically completely free from THC, advanced and sensitive drug testing equipment may be able to detect minute trace amounts of the compound due to the nature of the extraction process.

Is There CBD In Hemp?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is the primary compound found in Hemp. 

How Do You Take A CBD Tincture?

CBD tinctures are designed for taking sublingually, in drops held under the tongue, or simply ingested directly with food and water.

CBD Oil tinctures can be taken throughout the day as needed for relief from occasional stress, pain, inflammation, and more.

What Are CBD Gummies?

CBD gummies are chewable candies infused with CBD extract. They usually contain five to ten milligrams of CBD in each gummy and come in bottles of fifteen count, thirty count, and up. 

What Is Hemp Extract?

Hemp extract refers to the raw phytocannabinoid rich resins taken directly from the flowers of the hemp plant. Its a thick, viscous resinous substance often referred to as hemp or CBD extract.

Is CBD Oil And Hemp Oil The Same Thing?

CBD oil and Hemp oil is not the same thing. Hemp oil typically refers to hemp seed oil that is rich in omega fatty acids.

Often, raw CBD extract is diluted into Hemp Oil to create various types of Tinctures and CBD Oils. CBD Oil contains cannabinoids and terpenes from mature hemp flowers. Hemp oil and Hemp Seed oil, however, do not contain cannabinoids such as CBD. 

How Long Do You Keep CBD Tincture Drops Under Your Tongue?

You should hold CBD drops under your tongue long enough for them to completely absorb. This takes approximately thirty to sixty seconds.

Any remaining CBD Oil not absorbed under the tongue can safely be ingested directly and swallowed normally.

Can You Give Your Pet CBD?

There are no known side effects of giving pets CBD Oil and many pet owners giving their pets CBD Oil report amazing benefits.

Its generally recommended to only give pets CBD Oil that is free from THC as they may be more sensitive to its effects than humans.

Does CBD Expire?

The molecular compound CBD doesnt have an expiration date, but its potency can degrade over time long periods of time or when exposed to heat and light.

CBD products are required to include an expiration date that is usually within one year of their manufacturing date. CBD is best stored in a dark, cool place.

Does CBD Cause Side Effects?

The most common side effects of CBD Oil include somnolence or tiredness, lowered blood pressure, and changes how certain types of pharmaceuticals are processed by the liver.

If you’re taking any medications that include a grapefruit warning consult a doctor prior to trying CBD for the first time.

What Is The Right Dosage Of CBD?

The right dosage of CBD for you is the one that provides the most relief. CBD’s benefits are optimal within a window of dosing, meaning that there is a sweet spot dosage that is unique to each person’s circumstances.

What Is An Isolate?

Isolate refers to an isolated molecule or compound such as CBD. CBD isolate is most often sold in a powder, wax, or crystalline form that is for dabbing, or in a liquid form such as E-liquid or Vape Juice.

It can also be used to formulate isolate-based CBD tinctures, oils, topicals, capsules and other types of CBD products. Isolate is typically free from full-spectrum terpenes, but some brands do offer terpene enriched CBD isolate products.

What Is Full Spectrum?

Full-Spectrum refers the entire range of naturally occurring hemp compounds including cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and others.

What Is Broad Spectrum?

Broad-Spectrum refers to a wide range of naturally occurring hemp compounds including cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and others, excluding THC. This term is used to define CBD Oil that contains zero THC, but preserves the vital secondary hemp compounds needed to activate the entourage effect.

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