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WHAT IS CANNABIDIOL (CBD)?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a component of Cannabis sativa derived from hemp plants and constitutes up to 40% of the extracts of the plant. CBD is known to induce markedly wide range of therapeutically promising pharmacological effects in humans. Unlike its cousin THC, CBD is non-psychoactive. So it doesn’t elicit euphoria or “high” sensation. It is safe for everyone! As it produces no “high” that’s associated with THC.
WHY CBD & ME?
THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM - Do you know that your body possess the potential to produce its own cannabinoids similar to CBD? The body own cannabinoids are known as endogenous cannabinoids produced by the endocannabinoid system (EDS). The two common known endogenous cannabinoids are anandamide and 2-arachidonylgycerol (2-AG). The endocannabinoid system is perhaps the most important physiologic system involved in establishing and maintaining of the human health. This system is capable of producing body’s own cannabinoids similar to CBD. CBD works as an adjuvant activates the endocannabinoid system by interacting with the naturally occurring cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2 receptor) in the brain and immune system respectively. The overall goal of EDS is the maintenance of your internal environment known as homeostasis despite fluctuations in the external environment. So CBD regulates the EDS which play a fundamental role in regulating pleasure, emotions, coordinating memory and thinking concentration, body movement, awareness of time, appetite, pain and various sensory functions.
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Will CBD get me high?
NOPE! CBD has not been known in any clinical studies to cause euphoria, elation, or the
feeling of being “high” (it does not possess any psychotic effect in humans unlike THC).
In fact there are even indications that CBD mitigates unwanted side effects caused by THC
including psychotic effect (High). Therefore you’ve got no worries when you use our CBD
Does CBD cause adverse side effects?
There are no reported adverse effects associated with Pure CBD usage. CBD is safe in
humans. In fact several studies suggest that CBD is non-toxic in non-transformed cells and
doesn’t induce changes on your food intake, neither does it affect physiological
parameters such as heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature. It also does not
alter psychological functions.
What dose of CBD is recommended?
Going by the popular saying “start low and go slow.” Since everybody is unique, CBD
remains highly individualized and relies greatly on the titration extent. We advise you
should probably start with the lowest effective dose and if the effect is ineffective you
can gradually increase or titrate up CBD until the required result is reached. It is worthy
to note that chronic use and high doses up to 1500mg/day of CBD are reportedly well
tolerated in humans.
Who should use CBD?
CBD is a suited medication for all patients especially if there is little or no trace of THC in
Is there risk of CBD dependence or abuse?
At present, there are no case reports on any abuse or dependence associated with the use
of pure CBD, especially one derived from Cannabis sativa L.
Does CBD pose acute toxicity?
No because CBD appears to be generally non-toxic as there has been no recorded deaths
directly attributable to acute toxicity of CBD usage in humans. Even doses of 500-1000mg
or more of CBD appear to have been safely tolerated.
Are there variability risks due to composition inconsistencies with CBD?
There is strong incentive for state regulation of CBD supply, and our supply of CBD has
passed through rigorous funnels to eliminate potential composition inconsistencies, thus
our supply of CBD is strictly regulated starting with consistent growth conditions to
eliminate potential toxics.
Are there long term effects to using CBD or Cannabis?
An obvious fear in the States regarding cannabinoid usage is that long term health effects
may impact on users. However, there are no clinical trials that have reported any long
term effects of CBD usage. It’s been shown that THC is likely to be the main driver of any
potential long term negative effects. It is important to note that most evidence of long
term damage from cannabis comes from recreational and not medicinal uses of Cannabis.
To date, there is no evidence of recreational use of CBD or any Public Health problem
associated with the use of pure CBD
Which is better THC or CBD?
There may not be a direct answer to this until these two compounds are evaluated!
causes anxiety and rapid heartbeat. CBD on the other hand, lessen THC’s psychoactivity
and mitigate adverse effects caused by THC such as anxiety and increased blood pressure
associated with rapid heartbeat. It has also been reported that CBD can help broaden the
range of conditions treatable with cannabis such as liver, cardiovascular and various
metabolic disorders. Therefore, CBD IS BETTER.
What is the legal age for CBD usage?
For safety and efficacy, CBD should not be used by adolescents or children under 18 years
of age. Ask a medical professional if under the age of 18.
Does CBD have any known drug interactions?
There are no studies showing the that there are any drug interactions using CBD and
other drugs. However it is wise to consult with your doctor if one is making dietary
Is CBD from hemp the same as CBD from marijuana?
CBD is CBD, regardless of whether it comes from marijuana or hemp. The body can
not differentiate between the CBD from hemp or marijuana. It’s important to keep in
mind that hemp and marijuana are simply different varieties of the same plant,
cannabis sativa L. The defining characteristic that makes hemp different from
marijuana is its extremely low volume of THC which allows for higher CBD intake
without the effects of THC.
What are the potential medical benefits of CBD?
According to a 2013 review published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology,
studies have found CBD to possess the following medical properties:
Is CBD legal?
Yes. CBD products from “hemp” strains are legal in all 50 states. CBD Oil/Hemp Oil
and other hemp products are considered to be food-based. As such, there are no
restrictions on the production, sale and consumption of hemp oil in the United States.
in some countries untraceable concentrations of the molecule THC.
sourced. There are two types of CBD products available: products derived from
“hemp” and products derived from “marijuana”. The CBD found in both of these
plants is the same, it’s the legal definition that is not.
Does CBD have THC?
THC removed, then an individual being tested would not be expected to test positive
for marijuana or marijuana metabolite.”
creating what is called the entourage effect. The entourage effect describes a
synergy between cannabinoids that enhances their effects.
traces of THC metabolites could show up on a drug test. This is unlikely, but still
Is CBD safe?
Yes. All our hemp crops are grown free of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, and
pesticides, so our quality starts with our hemp plants.
Is there any drug interaction with CBD?
There is no known drug interaction with intra-nasal CBD use.
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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) DISCLOSURE!
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Always check with your physician before starting a new dietary supplement program.
* Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural constituent of hemp