Frequently Asked Questions
CBD & Hemp
It comes from a hemp plant, which is technically called the Cannabis Sativa plant. There’s a massive difference in the way that hemp is grown and the way traditional marijuana is grown. Hemp is much more low-maintenance than marijuana in the growing process, and the crops yield much more. Hemp, by definition, contains less than 0.3% THC, which makes it non-psychoactive.
*The 2018 Farm Bill allowed for the cultivation of the hemp plant to licensed farms. Under these regulations, hemp flowers can not contain more than .3% THC. Simply put, our CBD hemp flower strains have a higher ratio of CBD to THC.
Some of the other compounds found in full-spectrum oil are Cannabidiol (CBN), Cannabichromene (CBC), Cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabidiol Acid (CBDA), and Cannabidiviarin (CBDV). All of these compounds are non-psychoactive and bring different benefits to the table. For customers looking to avoid any euphoric feeling, we recommend looking for hemp bud strains with a 2:1 or 2:0 ratio. These CBD hemp flower strains lean in the non-psychoactive experience.
CBD works well for a wide variety of health issues and concerns. It alleviates everything from stress, anxiety, pain relief and management, PTSD, insomnia, seizures, neurological problems, mood enhancement, depression, and much more.
It really does it all!
It’s quite fascinating how CBD works within our bodies. We all have something called an endocannabinoid system. It controls some of the most significant functions of the body, such as sleep, pain, mood, and a few others. The human body is vast and complex, but it’s still surprising to know that this system was only discovered in 1992!
The ECS sends signals to the CB1 and CB2 receptors and works to maintain balance within the body. These signals work in a way to achieve homeostasis in the body.
With the power of the internet, consumers can be inundated with information that can be a bit overwhelming and somewhat frustrating to comprehend. We have found an article that breaks down the difference of the 3 different extractions, and how to choose what will work best for you.
CBD isolate is pure cannabidiol, all by itself. The product comes with nothing other than 99% CBD. You will often see isolates in the form of CBD powder CBD crystalline. But how do these products differ from a full-spectrum CBD oil?
In 2011, Dr. Ethan Russo published an article in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggesting that cannabinoids have a synergistic effect. In a nutshell, this means that they work better together rather than as isolates by themselves. He coined this effect as the ‘entourage effect.’
Some users prefer full-spectrum products because they can trigger the entourage effect. With multiple cannabinoids and terpenes working together, the results and benefits experienced may be greater than the results of a CBD isolate. Terpenes are believed to play a significant role in the entourage effect – perhaps even more so than cannabinoids!
That said, CBD isolate powder does have its own advantages. While you don’t get to enjoy the entourage effect, you can rest assured that you are definitely not consuming any THC. For those in jobs that require random drug testing, users might want to stay away from THC completely.
CBD alone could provide specific benefits. It interacts with a biological system called the endocannabinoid system (ECS), helping it to run smoothly by encouraging the body to produce compounds called endocannabinoids. The ECS has the role of maintaining homeostasis, making it vital for a variety of purposes.
You can achieve this effect with a CBD isolate. However, the entourage effect suggests that full-spectrum products could have an even more extensive array of benefits. Currently, scientific research into other cannabinoids is limited. Scientists aren’t entirely sure what these other cannabinoids could do, but initial results are encouraging.
Terpenes are also beneficial. Terpenes, the aromatic molecules produced by plants, are often used in aromatherapy. Specific terpenes may induce particular impacts. For example, linalool may work to influence natural sleep patterns. Since linalool is prevalent in lavender, the plant is often recommended to those who are struggling to sleep.
By leaving the terpenes in a full-spectrum CBD oil, there is potential for users to benefit from these compounds in addition to the phytocannabinoids. Common terpenes in cannabis include myrcene, pinene, humulene, limonene, and caryophyllene. Each one has its own potential effects that you may benefit from.
Overall, full-spectrum products appear to be more effective simply due to the entourage effect.
Our custom crafted Full Spectrum Hemp Tinctures are unique to the market. We add essential oils to our CBD blends to offer a more complex full body aid. Our toll processing partners extract using a cold ethanol process to “activate” the cannabinoids.
The blending process consists of a multistage ingredient prep. The herbs are extracted in ethanol and prepped for blending and then the carrier oil and full spectrum are homogenized.
The rest of the ingredients are combined accordingly to the most appropriate solvent known as an herbal extract or cannabinoid oil and then the formula is mixed using the emulsifier (sunflower lecithin) until an emulsification is achieved. We only use the highest of quality herbs to create our tinctures.
Then the formula has a precheck for potency accuracy to ensure that we get the results that fall within our acceptable range on our compliance report and have homogeneity across units.
Once labeled and sealed with the childproof cap, it is boxed in a retail barcoded box with our certifications and dietary instructions for consumer awareness.
The standard recommendations are to base your CBD dosage on your body weight. Take 1 to 6 MG per 10 pounds of body weight. OR you can simply follow the recommendation on our bottle 10-20 drops as needed, which is between 25 – 50 ML
Some people need significantly more, while others need significantly less. For example, if you are living with extreme chronic pain, you will likely require a higher dose daily than someone who takes CBD occasionally to cope with situational anxiety.
The key to identifying the best CBD results for you is to maintain a daily regimen. We suggest taking our products daily, or twice a day for more aggressive results. The goal is always to keep a comfortable level of CBD in your system for it to prove its highest potential. Keeping a dosing journal of MG and time taken will also help you zero in on your body’s desired dose and time of day to take it.
CBD products taken orally such as edibles, powders, or capsules, tend to have longer-lasting effects, but onset takes longer, too. Before it can enter your bloodstream, where it begins to interact with your endocannabinoid system it has to go through your digestive system first, which can take 30 to 90 minutes.
CBD oil administered sublingually (under your tongue) has a much faster onset because it by passes the digestive system and enters your bloodstream directly under the tongue. Users can start to feel effects within 5 to 20 minutes.
The guidelines we have provided above are for CBD products sourced from hemp, which contain 0.3% THC or less. These are legal at a federal level across the country. Due to their low amount of THC, they will not produce any psychoactive effects or feelings of being stoned or high, should you honor the suggested dosing.
This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before consuming any alternative options.