What is CBD?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a non-intoxicating compound that comes from the hemp plant. Although similar, the hemp plant is not the same as the cannabis plant where psychoactive THC is primarily found. CBD is 100% legal in all 50 states.
What does CBD stand for?
CBD stands for cannabidiol. One of over 100 cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis.
Is CBD legal?
The 2018 farm bill made CBD legal as long as it is derived from hemp. CBD must also contain no more than 0.3% of THC by weight.
Will CBD get you high?
The chemical structure of CBD is different than that of THC. For this reason, CBD is not able to cause a high since the trace amounts of THC that may be present in CBD are so minimal.
Does CBD contain THC?
CBD products derived from hemp do not contain THC, the psychoactive compound that gives users a high. There may be trace amounts of THC, but not enough to cause a high. This is because THC primarily comes from the cannabis plant while CBD primarily comes from the hemp plant.
What does CBD do?
CBD interacts with the body's endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is responsible for regulating important bodily functions like the stress response, immune response, memory, learning, mood, metabolism and pain. CBD's ability to connect with receptors along the ECS allow it to to regulate certain functions.
How does CBD work?
By connecting with certain receptors in the body, CBD can help the endocannabinoid system regulate bodily functions that are out of balance. This includes stress response, immune response, nervous system and overall mental and physical energy.
What is full spectrum vs broad spectrum CBD?
Full spectrum CBD includes all the cannabinoids, flavonoids and terpenes from the hemp plant. This may include trace amounts of THC. Together, they offer users the entourage effect - a boost of performance that helps users maximize results. Broad spectrum offers everything from full spectrum, except the trace amounts of THC. Isolate CBD is 100% CBD, no other hemp compounds present.