Common Questions About CBD
What are cannabinoids?
To better understand CBD and how it works, you need to understand the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS controls many of our most critical bodily functions, such as sleep cycles, hormones, learning and memory, immune responses, pain and inflammation, metabolism and more.
What is CBD and what does CBD stand for?
CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of many molecules that can be extracted from the cannabis plant. CBD has many potential benefits and is used to support overall health and wellness through a wide variety of CBD products.
What is CBD oil?
CBD oil is natural oil that is extracted from the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a well-known phytocannabinoid; a compound that interacts with your endocannabinoid system to help maintain a balance in your body and mind.
What is hemp seed oil?
Hemp seed oil is different from CBD oil. Hemp seed oil comes from the seeds of the cannabis sativa plant, while CBD oil comes from the flowers and leaves of the plant. Hemp seed oil does not contain cannabinoids like CBD and THC.
How does CBD work?
CBD works as a booster in the body, by activating the endocannabinoid system (ECS), regulating several functions and processes in our bodies including mood, sleep, appetite, memory, reproduction and fertility and more. For the ECS to work effectively, it needs a regular supply of cannabinoids. Cannabinoids made by your body are called endocannabinoids. Cannabinoids made by plants are called phytocannabinoids.
What does CBD do?
There are many potential benefits users can experience from CBD products. Some examples are to improve clarity and focus, support balance, relieve stress, support healthier sleep cycles and reduce pain and inflammation.
How will CBD make me feel?
CBD can produce different effects on different individuals, as everyone's body and endocannabinoid system are unique. However, many people report feeling a sense of relaxation and calmness after consuming CBD. This is because CBD interacts with the body's endocannabinoid system, which helps to regulate various functions, such as mood, sleep, appetite, and pain perception. CBD is also known for its potential anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, which can help to reduce pain and inflammation in the body. Additionally, some people have reported feeling a sense of focus and clarity after taking CBD gummies. CBD can provide a natural and effective way to promote a sense of well-being and support a healthy lifestyle.
Is CBD legal?
In 2018, the U.S congress passed and signed into law the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. This law removed hemp as a federally controlled substance, legalizing CBD derived from a hemp source containing less than .3% THC. While hemp-based CBD is legal at a federal level, some states consider using or possessing any cannabis product illegal. You should consult your state's laws on CBD before purchasing online.
Is CBD safe and effective?
Yes, CBD is a molecule and is generally safe and well tolerated by most people when taken in recommended doses. Effects and benefits can vary in individuals based on the amount of the dose. In fact, doses of 1500mg per day have been used in studies to treat schizophrenia. If you have questions about if CBD is right for you, you should consult with a doctor before trying.
Do I need a prescription for CBD?
Currently in the United States you do not need a prescription to purchase CBD products. CBD products can be purchased like other dietary supplements.
Does CBD get you high?
CBD will not give you a high like THC. THC is the main active ingredient found in the Cannabis sativa plant or marijuana. CBD is a different cannabinoid derived from the hemp plant which contains 0.3% or less of THC.
Soulful Bee CBD isolate products and broad-spectrum CBD products are THC free. Our full-spectrum products contain 0.3% or less of THC. Using CBD products can cause users to experience a change in consciousness or other calming effects, but it will not give you the inebriating high people experience when consuming substances containing higher levels of THC.
Does CBD show up on a drug test?
CBD itself is unlikely to produce a positive test result when testing through industry-standard testing methods. However, very small amounts of THC can be found in full-spectrum CBD products so there is a possibility a person could test positive on a drug screening after using certain CBD products.
Soulful Bee products are made using the highest quality, non-intoxicating hemp plants. We cannot guarantee that using our products will not result in a positive drug test. We advise you to consider the risks regarding drug screening prior to using CBD products.
Does CBD make you sleepy?
Daily use of CBD supports a healthy sleep cycle and more restful sleep. Using CBD products will help you feel more relaxed but it is unlikely to make you feel sleepy.
Our nighttime CBD products are designed specifically to take before sleeping to help you fall asleep faster and wake up feeling more rested. Our daytime CBD products are designed to support clarity and focus and give an energy boost throughout the day.
Can you overdose on CBD?
Research suggests there is no lethal dose of CBD. CBD is generally safe, non-toxic and well tolerated by humans. In 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a comprehensive review of CBD research that concluded that humans could safely consume up to 1500mg of CBD daily.
How long does it take for CBD to kick in?
Generally speaking, when consuming CBD through vaping or sublingually you can feel the effects in as little as 15 minutes. When consuming other CBD products such as edibles or topicals, it can take as long as one or two hours before you feel the effects.
How do I determine what CBD dose is right for me?
When considering the long-term benefits of using CBD — and there are many — it’s important to be consistent with your daily CBD usage. Everyone’s body and individual pathology is unique so the desired results can vary. Some users might feel benefits immediately or in the first week after starting a daily CDB regimen, while it might take others several weeks before they feel the benefits. We suggest following the recommended daily dosages for each of our products and increasing it slowly as needed until you reach your desired result.
How long does CBD stay in your system?
How long CBD remains in your system will vary depending on your body, how much you take and the method of how you consume CBD. In general, the effects of CBD can last up to 6 hours.
Can you use CBD while pregnant?
The FDA advises against the use of cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and marijuana in any form during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
Can pets have CBD?
High-quality CBD products are safe for pets. Some CBD products are specifically made to be consumed by pets. You should consult your veterinarian prior to giving your pet CBD for its health.
Common Questions About Our Products
Are your products lab tested?
Yes! All of our products are third-party lab tested. All lab reports can be viewed on our website on our Certificate of Analysis page.
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What is a CBD tincture?
“Tincture” refers to the infusion of a plant with a liquid base. They are easy to use, long lasting, and can give you a more precise measurement. Tinctures can be taken sublingual, oral, in foods or other liquids, or in capsule form.
How much CBD is in your products?
Our products vary in the amount of CBD. We provide an effective dosage per serving, but not everyone will need the same dosage. Through experience you will be able to hone in on what your body needs.
Why should I choose CBD over medical cannabis?
Our products contain little to no THC, depending on if it is a full spectrum, broad spectrum, or isolate. Using CBD products can cause users to experience a change in consciousness or other calming effects, but it will not give you the inebriating high people experience when consuming substances containing higher levels of THC.
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