It’s official, the CBD buzz is BOOMING!
Everywhere you look you can find Cannabidiol infused products from tinctures to teas.
Yet, with so much hype…
What’s the real deal behind CBD?
Keep reading for your top ten Cannabidiol questions answered!
1.) What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (AKA CBD) is a naturally occuring compound present in cannabis sativa plants.
As a matter of fact, CBD is one of over a hundred identified substances referred to as cannabinoids.
But here’s where things get really interesting:
Not only does research indicate CBD has HUGE therapeutic potential in alleviating anxiety, pain, depression, inflammation, and more…
Cannabidiol is non-psychoactive.
2.) Will CBD Make Me Feel High?
There’s a lot of confusion around CBD.
We want to clear the smoke from the air.
Simply put, CBD will NOT make you feel high.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the cannabinoid responsible for producing the plant’s psychoactive effects.
CBD, in comparison, does not possess these qualities.
Hence why no matter how much Cannabidiol you consume - you will not feel high.
3.) What is the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana?
By this point you might be wondering…
If CBD and THC are both cannabinoids, then what about hemp?
Hemp is a variety of cannabis sativa.
What makes hemp unique from marijuana is that it contains less than 0.3% THC.
Hemp is rich in Cannabidiol, or CBD.
4.) Is CBD Legal?
CBD derived from hemp plants IS legal in the United States.
That being said:
There are certain conditions that apply you need to be aware of.
The 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp on a federal level.
Now, keep in mind that CBD derived from marijuana (plants with more than 0.3% THC) is NOT legal on a federal level.
Therefore, pay close attention to the type of CBD you are consuming.
As a matter of fact:
All of our CBD products at DNA Hemp come directly from our Wisconsin family hemp farm and are third-party tested.
5.) How Does CBD Work?
What makes CBD unique from other natural-health products?
It’s all thanks to our amazing endocannabinoid system, or ECS.
Our ECS is a biological system designed to maintain balance in our bodies.
This complex signaling system may impact key processes including but not limited to:
Research shows CBD may stimulate our endocannabinoid system, thereby promoting homeostasis.
While our understanding of this incredible system is still developing…
One thing is clear, the therapeutic potential of CBD is HUGE!
6.) Could CBD Help Me?
Studies suggest Cannabidiol possesses powerful properties.
Yet, is CBD actually right for you?
Only you can make that decision!
What we can tell you though is that not only does research indicate CBD may provide relief for a wide range of conditions…
It also keeps our bodies in balance.
In fact, while no medical claims can be made, supplementing our endocannabinoid system with CBD could play a key role in fighting disease along with offering natural health support.
7.) Will CBD Make Me Fail a Drug Test?
Consuming CBD will NOT make you fail a drug test.
There are some key distinctions to be aware of.
Drug tests are screening for THC - the psychoactive component in cannabis - not CBD.
Therefore, so long as you are using Cannabidiol you will pass.
If you are consuming Full Spectrum CBD, there is a small chance you might fail a drug test.
Reason being, full spectrum contains the whole range of phytocannabinoids, terpenes, and cannabinoids naturally present in the plant - including trace quantities of THC.
This small amount of THC (less than 0.3%) could flag your screening.
Therefore, we recommend Broad Spectrum CBD or Isolate if you are subject to drug testing.
8.) Is CBD Isolate, Broad Spectrum, or Full Spectrum Better?
Is full spectrum CBD, broad spectrum, or isolate best?
Well, this depends on your unique needs.
Full spectrum CBD offers the greatest therapeutic benefit thanks to the entourage effect.
Essentially, this is the idea that the components in hemp like cannabinoids and terpenes work synergistically.
Therefore, they are more effective together than alone.
Removing even a single compound, including THC, may limit the therapeutic impact.
Hence why we highly recommend full spectrum CBD.
That being said:
If you are subject to drug testing, then Broad Spectrum or isolate may be better options as they do NOT contain THC.
9.) How Much CBD Do I Need?
You know that you want to experience all that CBD has to offer.
But how much do you really need?
Like many things regarding Cannabidiol, it depends.
Factors such as your height, weight, along with the conditions you are treating play a role in how much CBD you may need.
In addition, dosing CBD tinctures takes a different approach than say Cannabidiol infused creams, for example.
No matter what type of product you are consuming...
Here are three key things to consider:
- Type of Product
- Recommended Serving Size
- Milligrams of CBD
Above all, start slow and increase your dosage as necessary.
10.) What is the Best Way to Take CBD?
Today, there are a wide range of high quality CBD products available.
In fact, here’s a quick look:
- CBD Tea
- CBD Gummies
Each product offers its own unique benefits.
For example, if you are suffering from dry skin, a moisturizing CBD topical could be a great option.
The good news is…
You can use different products for different needs!
Cultivating a Natural Pharmacy, we are dedicated to providing you farm fresh hemp CBD delivered directly to your doorstep.
All of our CBD products are sourced from our Wisconsin family hemp farm and third-party lab tested.
We hope this gives you a better idea about CBD, why it works, and if it could help you.
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