Frequently asked questions
What is CBD?
CBD stands for cannabidiol. Cannabidiol is one of the common chemical compounds found in the hemp plant, a cousin of the plant commonly referred to as marijuana.
What is CBD used for?
CBD is used for a number of different reasons. Mainly, CBD is used to address inflammation and pain. Ingest CBD or use topically to fight joint pain, headaches, sore backs, anxiety, nasuea, and more. Many users take CBD as an alternative to prescription pills or drugs.
How do you use CBD?
There are multiple options for using CBD. The user can apply CBD topically using creams, lotions, oils, scrubs, or sprays. CBD can be ingested orally through edibles and tinctures. CBD can also be smoked in the form of hemp flower or in a manufactured vape cartridge.
What is the difference between CBD and THC (marijuana)?
CBD and THC are both chemcial compounds found in similar plants. However, CBD is non-psychoactive. CBD will not get the user "high", while THC is psychoactive and will get the user "high". CBD is also legal to possess and consume in many places in the United States.
Is CBD legal to use?
It is important to check your state's specific laws surronding CBD. Most states in the US allow consumption and possession of CBD, but some have different rules surronding what products are illegal or not. Currently, CBD is completely illegal in Idaho, Iowa, and South Dakota.
Is CBD addictive?
While research concerning CBD are still in their early phases, there has been conclusive evidence that CBD is non-addictive. For example, research conducted by the World Health Organization in 2017 noted that there are "no reported cases of abuse or dependence of pure CBD".
Will CBD get you high?
CBD alone will not get the user "high". It may help an individual feel more relaxed and less anxious, but the user will not have any hallucinatic experiences or psychoacitves highs.
Can I take CBD while pregnant or breastfeeding?
Do not use CBD while pregnant or breastfeeding. There has not been enough research to know the benefits or dangers to mom or baby when using CBD during preganancy or breastfeeding.
Is CBD safe for my pets?
Please consult with your personal local veterinarian before giving your pet CBD. While some pet owners have found CBD to be beneficial for their dogs or cats, it is best to check with your vet in order to ensure CBD would be safe for your pet.
What is the difference bewetten broad and full spectrum CBD?
Full spectrum CBD still has trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive chemical found in the cannabis plant. Broad CBD has 0.00% THC in the product. Broad CBD is recommended for those that have to complete drug tests.