The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is responsible for maintaining the body in a healthy state of balance. Cannabinoid receptors are located throughout cells of the brain, tissues, nerves, organs and glands. The goal of the ECS is to maintain a balanced internal environment, creating homeostasis. Read more...
No- CBD will not get you high like THC. It actually counteracts the psychoactive effects from THC.
A cool, dark area is the best place to store CBD products. Their potency and freshness will last longest when kept out of direct sunlight. This is one reason why many full-spectrum tinctures are found in dark bottles.
All mammals have an endocannabinoid system and may benefit from CBD. CBD has been shown to be very effective for anxiety, pain, inflammation and some skin conditions, especially in dogs, cats and horses.
With the signing of the Farm Bill in December 2018, CBD derived from hemp is federally legal. As of February 2019, CBD is legal in 47 states with it being restricted in Idaho, Nebraska and South Dakota.
Trying CBD is a journey. There is no one dosage schedule that fits all. Each person will respond differently and the rule of thumb is to start with a low dose and increase slowly until you find what is best for you.
The main concern when being drug tested is that trace amounts of THC could be detected. CBD from hemp must contain less than .3 percent of THC. At this level, it is possible that THC could show up on a drug test. Isolate has no THC and could be an alternative to full-spectrum CBD.
THC is psychoactive and will get you high. CBD is non-intoxicating and will not get you high like THC. Read more....
Full spectrum refers to extracting compounds from the whole plant, including terpenes, flavonoids, cannabinoids and many other compounds. Full spectrum hemp derived CBD contains less than .3 percent of THC. Isolate refers to isolating only one compound of the plant, whereby you are left with pure CBD. There are no other compounds in isolate.
Terpenes are the aromatic and flavorful component of the cannabis plant. They grow in the trichomes- the sticky crystals that cover the leaves and buds. Their fragrance helps to defend the plant against insects and other invaders. The medicinal benefit is similar to aromatherapy and essential oils.
The entourage effect refers to the beneficial effect from the interaction of all the cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and fatty acids naturally found in CBD. Also referred to as the ensemble effect because the components of the plant are more powerful when they are used together.