Frequently Asked Questions
While there is an abundance of articles about CBD and its various attributes and benefits, we noticed that most of our reads have some basic questions, that could probably be answered quickly and give a prompt understanding of the most interesting issues about CBD oil and its related products. So, we have decided to gather for you the most frequently asked questions about CBD.
All About CBD
CBD stands for Cannabidiol. It is a cannabinoid found in hemp, but it is not the only one. There are over 100 compounds present in the plant in varying proportions, however, CBD is usually present in the highest concentration. CBD is a non-intoxicating component of hemp that possesses a wide range of beneficial properties. Unlike THC, it does not cause a high. CBD works to interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system and promote a sense of balance and wellness.
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CBD has several therapeutic uses. It can be used to treat simple, everyday ailments as well as chronic medical conditions. Some common issues in which CBD is applicable include stress and anxiety, chronic pain, inflammation, depression and multiple sclerosis-related pain.
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CBD has an excellent safety profile, and most people tolerate it well even at very high doses. Further, the placement of the cannabinoid receptors in the brain suggest that CBD overdosing is probably impossible. Compared to potentially harmful pharmaceuticals, reported CBD side effects are minor and include things like nausea, diarrhea, and sleepiness.
It all depends on what state you live in. But on the Federal Level, CBD is legal to purchase and use. If you are wary about the laws in your region, you should look up the regulations for your State.
The main difference between those three categories is the number of components that have been extracted from the plant and have been included in the final product.
In Full Spectrum products both CBD and various other components have been added to the product. Among them terpenes, CBG, CBN and even a small quantity of THC might be present.
Broad Spectrum products are composed differently, and while they will have the various types of cannabinoids and terpenes, they will have no THC whatsoever.
If you want to have a pure, or at least almost 100% CBD based products, you should take Isolate, as these products have almost zero presence of any other component.
Many of our readers are concerned that if they use CBD products, they might fail drug tests at work. The answer is very straightforward and simple – as long as you do not have the presence of THC in your product, you will not fail a drug test. Therefore, we strongly recommend to you to carefully read our product reviews and make sure the product you chose has a lab certificate and has no presence of THC.
Hemp oil is produced from the seeds of the Hemp plant, which does not contain CBD at all. Hemp oil is equivalent to other common oils, such as olive oil or other vegetable derived oils.
CBD is short for cannabidiol. It is a cannabinoid found in hemp and known for supporting the body and mind in various ways. CBD oil is produced out of the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant, which do contain CBD.
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Hemp and marijuana are both types of cannabis. The main difference between Hemp and Marijuana is the amount of THC in the plant – or rather whether it will get the user high. Hemp contains 0.3% or less THC while Marijuana contains more than 0.3% THC (can contain up to 30% THC). Both Hemp and Marijuana can produce high amounts of CBD but the THC level is different. The Agricultura Improvement Act 2018 federally legalized Hemp and Hemp-derived products while Marijuana is still federally illegal.
Product Related Questions
As long as the product you buy has zero THC you will not get high. The only component that generated the “high” effect is THC. We have prepared a great article for you about the side effects and safety of CBD.
One of the main questions we are asked is “how much CBD should I take for my health?” While this may sound like a simple question, we should be able to answer without too much trouble, this is not a one-size-fits-all system, as everyone is different.
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Terpenes are compounds found in fruits and flowers including Hemp which are responsible for the smell and therapeutic properties. Terpenes are responsible for the entourage effect. The term ‘Entourage Effect’ refers to the synergistic results experienced by users when the main compounds in cannabis are combined with these other, lesser-known trace chemicals. CBD oil that retain all of the compounds in the hemp plant can offer a more powerful therapeutic effect than just cannabidiol (CBD) alone.
You need to take CBD oil with food or right after your meal. The reason for this is the way our digestion system works. When you take CBD oil orally, the ingredients are absorbed into our bloodstream through digestion. The liver is where CBD absorption rate can be improved with eating specific types of food.