New To CBD? Let's Get You Caught Up
Well... Where Do We Start?
Cannabinoids (CBD) 101
Cannabinoids are a group of 100+ naturally occurring chemical compounds, including CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), that are produced by cannabis plants along with many other botanicals, as well as the human endocannabinoid system (ECS). These compounds interact with cannabinoid receptors within the ECS to produce a variety of non-psychoactive and psychoactive effects.
How Does CBD Work In The Body?
CBD works in the body by activating receipts in the brain and nervous system - the endocannabinoid system (ECS). It affects different receipts to THC and affects many receptors which are responsible for the regulation of many parts of the body's system.
How Are Our CBD Products Made?
Our CBD is derived from hemp. We extract the CBD from hemp using ethanol. The extract undergoes a purification process to remove unwanted fats, chlorophyll, and ethanol. Through further purification processes called distillation and crystallization, full spectrum extract becomes isolated CBD.
Can I Give CBD To My Pet?
Yes, you can give CBD oil to your dog or other furry friend. However, dosing is a big part of proper administration. As yet, there is no official standardized dosing chart for pets – or humans, for that matter. Our recommendation is 1 milligram per 10 pounds of body weight.
Difference Between CBD & THC?
While both are cannabinoid compounds harvested from the cannabis plant and both offer a wealth of potential therapeutic benefits,the effects of CBD vs.THC vary quite a bit, as do their legal standings. CBD, on the other hand, is fully legal on the federal level and in all 50 states thanks to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. If you’re concerned, ALL of our are products are specifically designed to contain CBD with the legal amount of THC ( 0.3%). Which is non-psychoactive.
Will I get "high" if I consume CBD?
No, you will not get high from consuming CBD. It is made entierly and only from industrial hemp, and does not contain the psychoactive properties of THC. Additionally, cannabidiol actually has the property of being anti-psychoactive.
In accordance with federal regulation we cannot make health claims regarding our dietary supplements. We can only recommend our products for general wellness. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. CBD has however shown to provide relief to the following symptoms; anxiety, depression, chronic pain, insomnia, epilepsy, inflammation, and much more.
How Do We Test Our Products?
All of Hughes Hemp CBD products undergo a comprehensive testing protocol to ensure our quality and safety standards are met. Our standards adhere to the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) monograph on Cannabis. While the testing requirements vary from product to product and the production stage, each batch undergoes multiple rounds of testing which include: cannabinoid potency, terpenes, heavy metals, pesticides, microbial contaminants and residual solvents. Prior to processing, our hemp is tested for potency, heavy metals, and pesticides. Post-extraction, the raw oil is tested for these same analytes as well as residual solvents.
How Do I Store CBD?
While our products do not require refrigeration, we recommend storing your CBD tinctures and topicals in a cool dry place, similar to how you would store honey. Make sure to shake well before each use.
Can I Overdose On CBD?
A 2017 review of clinical research published in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research confirmed that CBD is generally very safe, particularly when compared to other drugs. In general, the biggest risk you likely run if taking a huge dose of CBD may be getting sleepy as the cannabinoid can have tranquilizing effects in large doses. So, to answer your question; No, you can not overdose on CBD.