CBD OIL FAQs
What is CBD?
CBD stands for cannabidiol. Individually, it is the second most prevalent of the active ingredients of the cannabis plant. CBD is derived directly from the cannibis plant. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of over a hundred components, known as cannabinoids, by itself it does not cause a “high.” According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.”
Full Spectrum vs Broad Spectrum vs CBD Isolate: What's the Difference?
You have certainly come across these terms while you've been researching CBD oil. You might think that these three associated terms are the same, but they are far from it.
CBD is short for cannabidiol. Cannabidiiol is just one of over a hundred cannabinoids, flavonoids, compounds, and terpenes found in the Cannabis plant (see cannabinoid wheel). .
CBD Isolate: .
During the CBD extraction process, typically CO2 extraction, all of the other beneficial compounds, cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids are removed. CBD isolate will NOT deliver the full benefits, known as the "entourage effect". You will notice that CBD Isolate is significantly less expensive than Full and Broad spectrum products. .
Broad Spectrum CBD: .
During the CBD extraction process, typically CO2 extraction, only the THC, tetrahydrocannabinol compound is extracted. All other beneficial compounds, cannabinoids, terpens, and flavonoids are left in tact. Broad Spectrum CBD oil will not deliver full benefits, known as the "entourage effect". While testing positive on a drug test is not probable, it is possible. Broad Spectrum is the best alternative for those that are excercising an abudance of caution. .
Full Spectrum CBD:
The most beneficial of CBD oil products. During the extraction process, typically CO2, ALL of the beneficial compounds, cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids all left intact. This includes trace amounts of THC. Full Spectrum is the most beneficial of the CBD oils. Because less of the cannabis plant has to be extracted, it undergoes less processes.
Will I Get "High" Taking Full Spectrum CBD OIl?
No, CBD derived from hemp contains less than 0.3% THC and is naturally non-psychoactive. Many people report an overall sense of well-being and relaxation.
Is Full Specturm CBD Oil Legal?
The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 was a proposed law to remove hemp (defined ascannabis with less than 0.3% THC) from Schedule I controlled substances and making it an ordinary agricultural commodity. Its provisions were incorporated in the2018 United States farm bill that became law on December 20, 2018.