What is CBD?
Cannabidiol or CBD is a compound that some people claim has incredible medical benefits. Unlike smoking or ingesting whole plant marijuana it does not get you "high" or make you feel "stoned". In fact it can actually curb the psychoactive effects that THC produces. CBD is often used by people that need relief from, pain, psychosis, inflammation, anxiety, muscle spasms / strains, and many other issues and symptoms, without the feelings of unease, confusion or sluggishness. CBD oil is produced by isolating CBD from the cannabis flower or plant and then combining it with a carrier oil like hemp seed or coconut oil.
Brands That We Carry
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about CBD
Cannabidiol or CBD is a component found in strains of the cannabis flower or plant that contains large amounts of cannabinoid cannabidiol.
CBD oil is typically sourced from commercial hemp as opposed to marijuana strains cultifated for it's psychoactive qualities. Both plans are in the same family however commercially grown hemp has significantly less tetrahydrocannabiol or THC. Commercially gown hemp is mandated by the 2014 Farm Bill to only contain less than .3 percent THC on a dry weight basis. This extremely minor amount of THC is even further reduced during the process of isolating CBD from the plant ensuring that the oil won't contain any psychoactive properties.
Recently its been discovered that our bodies have an Endocannabinoid system that has, among others, two important receptors, CB1 and CB2, that allow CBD to have a tremendous benefits on our mental and physical health.
When taking CBD these receptors come alive and engage this system and many positive benefits mentioned already.
CBD oils efficacy and potential is currently being researched however many studies are attributing benefits in lessening symptoms of neuropathic pain, epilepsy, depression, and even some cancers. Many CBD users have claimed a significant reduction in anxiety.
As with any supplement or medication you need to consult with your doctor to see if CBD oil is a good fit. This is doubly important if you are taking some kinds of anti-seizure medicine.
You can consume CBD Oil in a vast amount ways: Topically, sublinguals, tinctures, oil vaping, and capsules. Please only take CBD in accordance with the labeling found on the product you've bought.
No, the psychoactive component THC cannabinoid is either removed completely or is found in trace amounts and will not get you "high".
We do carry brands and products that are full-spectrum and they often have trace amounts of THC however many brands also often produce the same products in a 'THC Free' version and are a perfect fit for people that are concerned with being drug tested and want to remove any chance, no matter how small, that they could get a false positive.
While CBD is often thought to be safe for the vast majority of people, there are a few possible adverse side effects. According to available literature here are some side effects that may be linked with CBD in some cases:
An important fact is that often time the dosages administered during the studies are often much higher than CBD being offered typically by companies currently. In most cases the authors of the studies cite that much more research needs to be done to establish a comprehensive safety profile.