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CBD 101

What is CBD?

Many people are looking for alternatives to drugs with serious side effects and move towards drugs more in tune with natural processes. By deeply studying our biological functioning, CBD may provide relief from chronic pain, anxiety, inflammation, depression, and various other conditions.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound naturally found in the resinous flowers of cannabis, a plant with a rich history as a medicine dating back thousands of years. Today, the therapeutic properties of CBD continue to be tested and validated by scientists and doctors around the world. Safe and non-addictive, CBD is one of over a hundred “phytocannabinoids” that are unique to cannabis and give the plant its strong therapeutic profile.

CBD is closely related to another medically important active phytocannabinoid: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the high-inducing compound that cannabis is famous for. These are the two components of cannabis that scientists have studied the most. Both CBD and THC have important therapeutic properties. But unlike THC, CBD does not make a person “high” or intoxicated. This is because CBD and THC could act specifically on different receptors in the brain and body.

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How does CBD work for me?

CBD and THC interact with our bodies in different ways. One of the main ways is to mimic and enhance the effects of compounds in our body called “endogenous cannabinoids.” “Endocannabinoids” are part of what scientists call the “endocannabinoid system.”

The discovery of the endocannabinoid system has tremendously enhanced our understanding of health and disease. It is very important in almost all areas of medicine. This discovery also helps explain how and why CBD and THC are such versatile compounds. This could explain why cannabis is a widely consumed plant despite its illegal status.

The endocannabinoid system plays an important role in regulating a possible wide range of physiological processes that affect our daily experience: our mood, energy levels, gut strength, immune activity, blood pressure, bone density, glucose metabolism, stress, how we experience pain, and more.

What happens if the endocannabinoid system is not working adequately? Pain!
Discomfort and pain may be a few possible consequences of a chronic deficiency due to an overactive endocannabinoid system.

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Will CBD get me high?

One of the most common questions CBD consumers first ask is whether CBD can get me high. The simple answer is No! CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound; it cannot and will not make you feel high like the effects of THC. CBD is not intoxicating or addictive.

CBD is one of the hundreds of natural cannabinoids contained in cannabis plants. Evidence suggests that it offers many potential benefits that include increased relaxation, pain relief, and improved sleep. It is not considered a nutrient. When it comes to the CBD flower, it is often asked that CBD has a strong influence. Although the CBD flower may look and smell like typical marijuana, it’s not due to how the farmers grow it to contain less than 0.3% THC.

In short, CBD oil won’t get you high if it comes from hemp plants. Hemp is grown to maximize the concentration of CBD in the flowers while reducing THC, so it has no intoxicating properties. Don’t confuse possible feelings of joy with relaxation or calm; While CBD oil can cause this feeling, it could clear your mind and may not directly affect your behavior.

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Is CBD Legal?

CBD derived from Hemp is legal and operates at the federal level in almost all states. But just because something is legal does not mean that all brands follow the same standards. CBD derived from hemp is a legitimate federal law. We say “derived from hemp” because you can also get CBD from marijuana, which is currently illegal at the federal level.

CBD has the same effect regardless of where it comes from. The Farm Act 2018 describes industrial cannabis as containing less than 0.3% of THC, a compound that is strongly associated with marijuana. CBD does not cause intoxication or that high feeling. CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound; it cannot and will not make you feel high like the effects of THC. It’s partly the reason that the law surrounding this complex compound is less stringent. 

CBD from industrial hemp is legal in almost all states, but rules regarding its use vary. It is important that you conduct your own research and find out how CBD is handled in your area. 

In 2018, the U.S. Senate introduced the Cannabis Crop Act in its version of Farm Hemp 2018. Among other things, the law aims to turn cannabis into an agricultural product, giving the states the power to regulate production. Manufacture of cannabis and removal of the Drug Control Agency (DEA) on the hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill, signed in December 2018, effectively legalized cannabis federally, removing it from the federal list of controlled substances and making it an agricultural product. As a result, CBD from hemp is legal nationwide. 

The Hemp Growing Act, incorporated into the Farm Bill of 2018, is considered the most important achievement in the history of the hemp industry in the United States.

Disclaimer: The legal landscape of the CBD is unclear and is changing rapidly at the federal and state levels. The information on our website and any other legal communications you may receive from any CBD 4 MY WELLBEING representative(s) is for informational purposes only and not to provide legal advice. You have to decide for yourself whether it is worth buying CBD in your area. You should contact your lawyer for more specific advice.

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Full Spectrum Vs Broad Spectrum Vs CBD Isolate?

Most people use the term CBD oil as a synonym for many products. However, the term CBD oil is not necessarily accurate, as many CBD oil products are high in cannabinoids. Most of the CBD oil you can get for medicinal and health purposes comes from the hemp plant (as opposed to marijuana). We differentiate CBD oils according to their cannabinoid content. There are three main types of CBD oil you will hear about: Isolate CBD, Full Spectrum CBD oil, and Broad Spectrum CBD oil. Full Spectrum CBD contains all cannabinoids and other herbal components. Broad Spectrum CBD contains all cannabinoids and plant components, except THC.

CBD isolate contains only CBD and is found in the form of crystal or powder. CBD isolate is true “CBD or CBD oil” because an isolate only contains CBD (cannabidiol) and does not contain other healthy plant cannabinoids, terpenes, or fatty acids. The Full Spectrum of CBD oil is very different from that of CBD isolate. We say this because Full Spectrum CBD oil contains CBD and all other cannabinoids (including THC), terpenes, and fatty acids naturally found in the cannabis plant. Full Spectrum CBD is often referred to as whole or whole plant extract. Broad Spectrum CBD oil is a middle ground between Isolate CBD and Full Spectrum CBD oils. Broad Spectrum CBD contains all the cannabinoids and other chemical compounds except THC. It has all the beneficial chemicals except THC, so you are likely to experience some of the beneficial side effects.

So which one should you choose? Some people prefer the Full Spectrum because they want to take full advantage of the cannabis plant, with all of the cannabinoids and other compounds acting synergistically. Others choose the Broad Spectrum because they all like terpenes and flavonoids, but not THC. Some people prefer to isolate CBD because it is tasteless and odorless and they don’t want to incorporate other compounds.  

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What is CBG?

Cannabigerol (CBG) is a type of cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. Often called the mother of all cannabinoids. In fact, other cannabinoids are derived from cannabigerolic acid (CBGA), an acid form of CBG. Other cannabinoids, as well as currents derived from cannabis plants, include cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). CBG comes in more than small amounts that contain cannabinoids and cannabis plants. In most types of plants, only 1% CBG is found with 20-25% CBD or 25-30% THC.  As a result, CBG has gained popularity due to the multitude of potential benefits that cannabinoids offer. 

CBG is often made in the form of oil. You can get the benefits of CBG by using pure CBG oil. However, CBG oils are rare and expensive. The good news is that you can also get some of the benefits of CBG by using Broad Spectrum CBD oils. Broad Spectrum CBD oils contain all the cannabinoids found in a cannabis plant, including CBG but not THC. When cannabinoids are used together, they can increase efficiency through a phenomenon known as the entourage effect.

CBG is often compared to CBD because it has a lot in common and both act on the endocannabinoid system. CBG and CBD are not psychoactive, which means they don’t change your mood as THC does. However, you can reduce the mind-altering effects of THC by consuming the cannabis plant. One of the biggest differences between CBD and CBG is the amount found in most cannabis plants. Most cannabis plants contain only 1% CBG, but up to 25%, CBD and CBG are not psychoactive, which means they don’t change your mood in the same way that THC does.

One of the biggest differences between CBD and CBG is the amount found in most cannabis plants. Most cannabis plants contain only 1% CBG, but up to 25% CBD.

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Hemp Vs Marijuana

Hemp and marijuana plants are both of the same species. Hemp is legally defined as a cannabis plant with 0.3% or less THC, while marijuana is a cannabis plant with more than 0.3% THC. CBD can be obtained from both hemp plants and marijuana. 

Today, “cannabis” and “marijuana” are often used interchangeably in the industry, which can be confusing. Because the term “cannabis” refers to the technical genus of flowering plants, which includes both hemp and marijuana, it is not entirely correct to exclude hemp when using the term. In the past, the word “marijuana” was used to distinguish between hemp and cannabis without relying on the percentage of the THC content of each plant. While this distinction seems arbitrary in some ways, it has become a clear norm that new varieties of cannabis plants are grown with a threshold of thought. Although it seems strange that cannabis plants, which contain many cannabinoids and many other chemical compounds, are divided into their THC content, this has become the standard for the legal CBD industry for cannabis and abaka. Therefore, the terms hemp and marijuana are used to identify variations of plants of the same species that are found on different pages of the law.

One last difference in the hemp and marijuana debate is perhaps the most important. It’s about how the compounds in these plants interact with our endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system relies on a series of receptors found in our body. These receptors control everything from our mental health to hormone production and appetite. Research shows that the effects of hemp are very beneficial to the system. The plant is a complete protein that contains all the essential amino acids. The effects of hemp also include antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. The wide range of these properties is why CBD oil comes in everything from beauty lines to skincare supplements. Subsequent research confirms that many of the benefits of hemp’s effects can be possibly achieved, to some extent, with marijuana. However, there is a significant difference between the impact of hemp on the endocannabinoid system and the impact of marijuana. The main difference is that marijuana has a psychoactive effect on the endocannabinoid system. While marijuana can induce a feeling of euphoria throughout the body, hemp does not have the same effect on the endocannabinoid system. According to the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp may not hurt you or make you high.  The reason for such variation in cannabis experiences lies in two molecules: CBD versus THC.  

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Is CBD safe for my pets?

Most older dogs experience pain and anxiety. Especially those with arthritis and other age-related conditions. There are common medications for this, but they eventually lose their effectiveness, affecting the dog’s quality of life. Here some pet owners are starting to swear by the effects of CBD oil. CBD oil can help reduce anxiety in many pets, including separation anxiety and noise phobias, especially during storms or fireworks. It can also act as an anti-inflammatory agent, making it a great calming ingredient for dogs with arthritis. In some cases, CBD can also be used as a natural ingredient instead of phenobarbital.  However, results may vary, and it’s important to consult your veterinarian before attempting to treat your dog’s condition with CBD. 

The thought of your pet eating hemp can seem daunting if you don’t know the difference between CBD oil and other cannabis products. Pet owners have to overcome a big mistake when it comes to CBD products.  Many people think that manufacturers make petroleum products the same way as CBD. Agriculture and work processes are different due to lack of regulation. CBD oil for dogs is made from hemp. The end product contains little to no trace of THC, giving your dog all kinds of benefits with minimal risk. With that in mind, CBD oil is safe for most dogs in the right dosage and with the right products. 

Before administering CBD to your dog, consult your veterinarian. Your veterinarian can advise you on your particular dog and provide you with more information. Many vets are limited by law when it comes to CBD, but they can help point you in the right direction to treat your furry family member safely.  

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What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are aromatic compounds found in fruits, flowers, and all plants, including hemp. They are a common element in many of our CBD collections. These compounds are responsible for the aroma and unique characteristics of the plant. You’ve probably peeled an orange and are enjoying the fresh orange scent created by the spray. Or you may be familiar with opening the lid on a jar of oregano and inhaling as you cook the spaghetti sauce. Either way, you find terpenes. These molecules love to launch themselves into the air from where they are stored. It also means that any fruit, plant, or flower that contains them tends to lose them over time. Make sure to keep your CBD collection sealed and covered when not in use, as this will prevent any leaks from leaking. 

Are there terpenes in CBD oil? The short answer is yes! There are terpenes in CBD 4 MY WELLBEING oils. If terpenes are important to you, choose our broad or Full Spectrum CBD collection. However, remember that those with these ingredients are so potent, even a very small amount is sufficient to create a complete flavor and aroma. As a result, they do not always appear in lab reports, even when needed.   

CBD oils were originally a combination of cannabinoids, terpenes, hemp and sunflower oil, and MCT oil. They should give you better absorption and a warm, sweet taste. 

Why the conditions for cannabis plants? We are learning new things about cannabis plants every day. Experts say that the top leaves of the cannabis plant secrete citrus terpenes such as limonene as a type of natural insect repellant. During this time, the lower parts of the plant tend to produce bitter, rooted terpenes. These natural compounds can be part of the defense mechanisms of cannabis.

Not all cannabis plants have the same terpene profiles. You may be familiar with the names of some strains, such as Super Sour Fire OG Kush or Grape Ape. They are named after the fragrant fruits they release and the flavors that recall them.   

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