What is CBD?
CBD is short for cannabidiol and is one of over 100 chemical compounds (cannabinoids) found in cannabis. CBD is the most abundant non-psychoactive phytocannabinoid compound found in the cannabis (hemp) plant. It starts out as a cannabidiolic acid known as CBDA. After it undergoes decarboxylation (the process of being exposed to heat), it turns into cannabidiol, or CBD for short.
Is CBD Legal?
CBD is completely legal in all 50 states. Under the 2018 Farm Bill, CBD products containing 0.3 percent or less of delta-9 THC are no longer considered controlled substances.
What is a cannabinoid?
Simply put, cannabinoids are chemical compounds found naturally in the cannabis plant that act on certain receptors in your body.
Will I get high from CBD?
You will not get high from taking any hemp-derived CBD products with 0.3% THC or less. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound.
What is Full Spectrum CBD?
Full Spectrum CBD products contain all chemical compounds naturally found in the hemp plant. These include CBD, terpenes, essential oils, other trace cannabinoids, and less than 0.3% THC. These chemicals work together to increase the health benefits of each individual cannabinoid. This process is known as the entourage effect.
What is Broad Spectrum CBD?
Broad spectrum CBD is the middle ground between CBD isolate and full spectrum CBD. Broad spectrum products contain all of the beneficial chemical compounds found in the hemp plant except for THC. These types of products will provide you with the numerous health benefits hemp provides without the risk of failing a drug test.
What is Hydrophilic CBD?
How should i store my CBD products?
The best way to store CBD products is in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.
What is a CBD Isolate?
CBD Isolate contains no THC and is generally 99.99% pure CBD. May contain trace amounts of cannabinoids, with no flavonoids or terpenes. It’s the best choice for someone that undergoes regular drug testing.
Hemp vs Marijuana
Hemp is not marijuana and it will not get you ‘high.’ Hemp, or industrial hemp, is a commonly used term for cannabis sativa plant strains which contain very low levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and are typically used for its fiber and seeds.
Will CBD show up on a drug test?
Generally, CBD products will not cause you to test positive during drug screening. That being said, some full spectrum CBD products contain trace amounts of THC so when taken at high dosages there is a possibility of it showing up on a drug test. If you are someone who undergoes regular drug screening, your best option would be to consume CBD products which contain broad spectrum CBD or CBD isolate.
Hemp Oil vs. CBD oil
The main difference between CBD oil and hemp oil is that hemp oil does not contain CBD. CBD and hemp oils are made from different parts of the plant and have different purposes. CBD is a compound found in hemp flower/buds. Hemp oil is made from pressing hemp seeds and is used in a variety of products. Hemp-seed oil is used as a protein supplement for food, as varnish for wood, and is often used in hair and skin products.