Frequently Asked Questions
Taking hemp CBD will not cause any intoxicating, psychoactive effects. You will enjoy higher levels of essential fatty acids and only a trace amount of naturally-occurring THC (under 0.3%).
You may have heard stories of people whose first experience with CBD saw a significant improvement to their health, but it’s not true for everyone. Each of us has an endocannabinoid system that works with our individual needs. Cannabinoids, whether from plants or within our bodies, will work differently for everyone. It’s not a one-size-fits-all. So we recommend starting low and slow to find the dose that works for you.
Everyone is different. For some people, that’s true. Some enjoy taking it before bed because it helps them get a better night’s sleep. For others, they find it energizing like a cup of tea. For most people taking CBD, it doesn’t seem to affect their energy levels at all. The only way to know how CBD works with your system is by paying attention to yourself and listening to your body’s needs.
It’s like the Wild West right now, and the market is flooded with CBD products. Make sure you’re purchasing a high-quality oil like ours. A company should not promise benefits or say it “treats” anything. The FDA does not regulate CBD, so beware!
While uncommon, it can happen. The plant produces low levels of THC (0.3%), but it is best to be cautious. If you are currently in a position that requires drug testing to decrease all risk, it is recommended to avoid all hemp products.
Thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, the legality of CBD derived from agricultural hemp has never been stronger. This legislation removed hemp from the authority of the Drug Enforcement Administration and transferred it to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It includes hemp plants, and all of its derivatives, including CBD.
CBD products are based on individual needs, meaning that the dosage, the delivery method, and other factors are personalized for you individually. There are no one-size-fits-all solutions for any given condition. Here are some general guidelines: Find your sweet spot. CBD product delivery and dosing can take trial and error. Give it time. CBD can have subtle effects. Other times, CBD’s effects can happen very quickly when using a sublingual product under your tongue. Spread out doses throughout the day; layer CBD products by using topicals and sublingual tinctures. But most of all, be observant.
Less is More: Start Low and Go Slow
A little CBD is stimulating; A lot of CBD is sedating.
Phytocannabiniods like CBD work with the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). The ECS is responsible for achieving and maintaining the balance of homeostasis of every single system and function within us. It’s tied to our brain, gut, liver, storage of of fat, recovery from exercise, hormone function, immunity, as well as motivation and mood.
Phytocannabinoids like CBD from quality, full-spectrum hemp extracts, keep the ECS healthy, we like to call it the perfect “superfood” to feed and support your ECS.
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