CBD is a compound found in the cannabis/hemp plant. Unlike THC, it does not produce any psychoactive effects.
CBD comes from the cannabinoid family and offers anti-inflammatory, neuroprotectant and analgesic benefits.
Is extracted using specific extraction methods such as CO2.
Which state do you live in? Massachusetts Yes!
Cannabis and all cannabinoid-based products are listed as schedule 1 controlled substances. This basically means that all cannabis related products are illegal on a Federal level.
Hemp CBD Oil is a different story. According to drugpolicy.org, “products made from hemp does not contain CBD in a high enough concentration to have a therapeutic effect.” Therefore, in certain cases it is legal and can be shipped to all 50 states.
That depends on your individual needs, the medical laws in your state and the opinion of your doctor.
Fortunately, those of you living in the state of Massachusetts there is no problem.
But if you reside in a state that does not permit the use of medical cannabis then your only option is Hemp CBD Oil.
It’s important to understand that Hemp Oil is NOT the same as cannabis oil, despite them being made from the same plant, just different parts and therefore have different levels of CBD and THC.
Cannabis Oil is usually made up of between 5%-10% THC, while Hemp oil contains less than 2% THC.
CBD can be taken almost any way you like or need to.
There is CBD oil, tinctures, edibles, syrups and capsules. You can also vape specific CBD oils.
A 98% absorption rate with CBD oil and tinctures because the CBD gets absorbed directly into the bloodstream.
You can purchase hemp oil CBD online.
Research into many of the following conditions is ongoing. At this time there are numerous case studies and testimonials from patients who have claimed that it has helped them with these conditions. And there is one Drug the FDA has approved for 2 specific forms of epilepsy in children.
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Bipolar disorder
- Cardiovascular disorders
- Chronic pain
- Epilepsy (seizures)
- Huntington’s disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Nausea (emesis)
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Tourette’s syndrome
For the purest form of CBD oil use CO2 extraction. CO2 extraction is an extraction method that uses pressurized co2 to extract phytochemicals such as CBD, CBG, or terpenes, flavonoids, etc…
CO2 acts like a solvent, without the threats of really being one. It is the most advanced extraction method today.
That depends on what CBD oil you buy, the extraction process, and the strain. CBD oil with a cannabis source may have levels of THC (the psycho-active compound in cannabis) that will produce a high.
Most! It is important to know if the company extracts the CBD properly and from sources free of chemical fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides.
All products should be tested using 3rd party labs and that the company you are purchasing from has no problem showcasing their lab results.
Some products are Not recommended for those with nut allergies or type I diabetes.
Consult with your physician before changing your diet.