Top 10 most frequently asked CBD questions
1 – Is CBD legal? - Yes. CBD is derived from industrial hemp, NOT cannabis. Hemp and hemp products including extracts, oil and edibles are protected under the 2014 Farm Bill passed by the Obama administration. Quality CBD is always 3rd party lab tested for CBD content, heavy metals and pesticides.
2- Will CBD get me “high” or alter my mindset? - No. Think of CBD as having all of the healing benefits of cannabis without the head effect. Although hemp does produce a flower, Cannabidiol is extracted from the stalks of the hemp plant, not the flower.
3 – Is there THC in cannabidiol? - In full spectrum cannabidiol, Yes. The amount that can be found is equal to or less than 0.3%. That is of 3000 thousandth of 1 % percent. It is necessary to have THC present. THC is the CBD activator. The THC activates the CBA, CBC, CBG, CBN etc. These cannabidiol compounds benefit every part of your body where CB1 and CB2 receptors are located.
4 - What is the difference between Isolate CBD and full spectrum CBD?
Isolate CBD is cannabidiol isolated into a crystal form and contains no THC. Although it can be effective and does work, it does not have the other cannabidiol compounds needed to reach all of the body’s natural CB1 and 2 receptors.
Full Spectrum CBD usually comes in an oil form. It does contain equal to or less than 0.3% THC. The THC activates the entire CBD family of healing compounds.
5 - How do I determine an appropriate dose? Ones size does not fit all. We all metabolize differently. To start a CBD treatment, it is recommended to begin with 25mg twice per day. Once in the morning and again in the evening. Depending on your ailments, you may need to increase your dose.
6 – What form of CBD should I begin with? The real question here is, what is your preferred method in consumption? Whether you prefer eating it, drinking it, dropping it under your tongue or taking it in capsule form, it all performs the same function. There is no formulation for headaches, back aches, arthritis or epilepsy. Your body creates receptors upon demand and sends the CBD where it needs to go.
7 – What does CBD work for? The short answer is, EVERYTHING. CBD is may be used for neurological applications, pain, sleep, eating, digestion and disease specific treatments. Although, the FDA does not acknowledge CBD as having any healing properties or components, however, the benefits are numerous. Cannabidiol may be helpful with migraines, high blood pressure, epilepsy, Multiple sclerosis, autism, back, neck, knee and shoulder pain, inflammation, gastro intestinal issues, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and nerve damage, just to name a few.
8 - How Does CBD work? Our bodies have what is called the endocannabinoid system. It runs through our body similar to our nervous system. We are naturally hard wired to receive CBD in our CB1 and CB2 receptors. CB1 receptors are connected to our nervous system. This controls our breathing, heart rate, all of our vital organs and brain activity. CB2 receptors are connected to our white blood cells. This is what fights off disease and infection. This also repairs any damaged or unhealthy cells throughout our entire body and vital organs.
9 – Can you overdose on CBD? No. Any excess cannabidiol that our body does not use is expelled through urine.
10 – Can I cross state lines with CBD? Yes. CBD in any form can be shipped and transported to all 50 states without threat of persecution.