CBD FAQ

Frequently asked questions about CBD

 

CBD (cannabidiol) is a molecule that has taken the world of science by surprise.  Since the early 1990s, when the endocannabinoid system was discovered, the number of studies on the subject has accelerated. Although research is ongoing the future looks bright for CBD and with the passing of the Farm Act of 2018 CBD is legal in all 50 states in the US.

Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about CBD.

Frequent questions

Question: What are the effects of CBD?

Answer: People usually report that they sleep better and feel better.  People also report reduced inflammation (most joint pain is caused by inflammation of the joints) and a feeling of calm in some cases.  The effects may vary in each person, so it is a good idea to start with a low dose and increase it little by little.

Question: What is CBD Oil used for?

Answer: CBD oil is the non-psychoactive compound of cannabis. There are numerous other proven health benefits of CBD oil. One we like to focus on is it’s anti-inflammatory properties and that it helps most people sleep a lot better.

Question: What is hemp oil?

Answer: CBD hemp oil is the non-psychoactive compound of cannabis derived from hemp but it comes from the seeds, NOT the stems, stalks and flowers.  Hemp Oil is actually very low in CBD content and should be avoided.  Amazon does not sell CBD oil but allows hemp oil which is cheap but contains almost no cannabinoids.  It is similar to an olive oil or coconut oil.

Question: What is CBD oil for vaporizing?

Answer: It is a type of oil to vaporise that contains CBD (cannabidiol), this usually takes the form of cartridges for ‘vaping’ which are flavored.  Although we do not sell these at the moment, it’s a great way to integrate CBD products into your life and the absorption is really fast.

Question: What are edible CBD products?

Answer: They are the ingestible products containing CBD (cannabidiol).  CBD Gummies are a great example of this.  They taste great and you can eat more or less depending on the amount of CBD you are after.

Question: Is CBD oil and hemp oil the same?

Answer: No, they are not the same. CBD oil is prepared by extracting a specific compound (CBD) from the seeds and stems of the hemp. This oil is used to create other products. On the other hand, hemp oil (also known as hemp seed oil) is prepared with a completely different process. To create this oil, the seeds of the plant are cold pressed. Hemp oil does not have cannabinoids, although it is rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, and it serves as cooking oil.

Question: Can I get high on CBD oil or hemp seed oil?

Answer: No. CBD oil and hemp seeds oil do not have THC in any meaningful amounts, so they do not cause any hallucinogenic or psychoactive effect.

Question: Can I drug myself with the hemp seeds?

Answer: No. Hemp seeds do not have THC in any meaningful amounts, so they do not cause any hallucinogenic effect.

Question: Can I get high with hemp?

Answer: No. The hemp plant is grown specifically for its stems and low THC levels. Certain strains of cannabis sativa (marijuana) are bred to contain high levels of THC.  However, we are a health and wellness company so we do not carry this type of product.  You cannot get high off of our products.

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