CBD FAQs

WHAT IS CBD

CBD or Cannabidiol is one of the 100+ chemical compounds found in cannabis plants. CBD is isolated from Hemp and is non-psychoactive.

 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CBD?

The body naturally produces CBD, taking CBD supplements the deficiency of naturally occurring cannabinoids in the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) therefore bringing the body back to homeostasis or stable equilibrium. 

 

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HEMP OIL AND CBD OIL?

The main difference between CBD oil and hemp oil is that hemp oil does not contain CBD. CBD and hemp oils are made from different parts of the plant and have different purposes. CBD is a compound found in industrial hemp. While CBD is extracted from the entire plant, minus the seeds, hemp oil is extracted from the seeds. Hemp oil is made from pressing hemp seeds and is used in a variety of products. Hemp-seed oil is used as a protein supplement for food, as varnish for wood and is often used in hair and skin products.

 

HOW LONG DOES CBD TAKE TO WORK

Depending on the person, CBD can take a few days up to a few weeks of consistent use to reach the desired effect.

 

WHAT IS THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM?

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a group of cannabinoid receptors located in the brain and throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, consisting of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors. There are two main types of receptors in the ECS, CB1 and CB2. CB1 receptors are primarily located in the central nervous system and brains of mammals, and CB2 are generally found in the peripheral nervous system. There are two main cannabinoids mammals produce- 2AG and Anandamide.