What is CBD?
CBD is an abbreviation for cannabidiol, a naturally-occurring cannabinoid component found in cannabis that comprises up to 40% of the plant. Cannabidiol is not known to cause psychoactive effects. After THC (Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD is the most studied natural cannabinoid. According to many researchers, CBD may be the single most important cannabinoid ever discovered.
Are THC and CBD the same thing?
No, they are different compounds. CBD and THC are both cannabinoids, but THC is the cannabinoid that gets you “high” or “stoned.” CBD is not psychoactive like THC, meaning it won’t get you “high.”
How does Cannabidiol work?
In the last 20 years, a natural cannabinoid receptor system has been discovered in the human body. It is by binding to these receptors that cannabinoids produce their pharmacological effects. There are two types of cannabinoid receptors in humans, CB1 and CB2. CB1 receptors are present in the brain and spinal cord and in certain peripheral tissues. CB2 receptors are found primarily in immune tissues.
Will CBD help with me with my illness?
Due to federal regulations, we cannot make claims about whether or not CBD will help with specific ailments. We do, however, recommend that you conduct your own research.
Can I get high from CBD products?
Our CBD comes from carefully-cultivated hemp plants—not marijuana—which is why it is legal for us to use this. Our supplier spent years developing special cultivars of the hemp that produce naturally high levels of CBD and only trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive compound that gives marijuana users the “high” feeling.
How is Hemp Different from Marijuana?
Hemp is not marijuana and will not get you ’high’. Hemp or industrial hemp is a commonly used term for cannabis indica plant strains that contain very low levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and are used for its fiber and seeds.