What is CBD?
Get ready for an answer with a lot of Cs. CBD or cannabidiol, is a compound known as a cannabinoid found in the Cannabis family of plants. CBD is just one of over 100 identified cannabinoids found in Cannabis. Another popular cannabinoid you might have heard of is THC.
Is CBD the same as THC?
No. While CBD and THC both come from the Cannabis family of plants the two are entirely different compounds.
Will CBD get me high?
No. One of the main differences between CBD and THC is that CBD is non-psychoactive —meaning it won’t get you high!
What are the benefits of CBD?
CBD is said to contain relaxing and anti-inflammatory properties that make it a natural skin soother and helps comfort the body and mind.
Is CBD natural?
Yes. CBD is a naturally occurring cannabinoid of the Cannabis plant.
Is using CBD safe?
Yes. Researchers have marked CBD as being safe to use. There are little negative side effects associated with CBD use—though some side effects reported include dry mouth and drowsiness. Of course, we always recommended doing a patch test on skin when using CBD products and checking in with your doctor first to see if CBD works for you.
Is CBD legal?
Yes! CBD is completely legal in all 50 states as long as the it contains no more than 0.3% THC. Above this percentage, depending on individual state laws, CBD may be viewed as marijuana. It’s always recommended to buy products that are 100% THC-free. Remember, you have to be 18 years or older to purchase and use CBD!
What is the difference between broad spectrum and full spectrum?
Broad spectrum and full spectrum refer to the extraction process. Broad spectrum means that when cannabinoids are extracted from Cannabis, they are refined so that all traces of THC are removed. Full spectrum, on the other hand, extracts a full profile of cannabinoids and contains trace amounts of THC. In liquid form, full spectrum CBD is thicker and broad spectrum is smoother.
How can I use CBD?
CBD can come in many different forms. The two most popular ways of consuming CBD is as a liquid with a glass dropper or applying on the skin as a topical.