CBD 101: What You Need To Know

CBD 101: What You Need To Know

Can CBD Cure cancer? What About Toenail Fungus? 

Scientific research has not yet demonstrated that CBD can cure cancer or toenail fungus. But there are many health conditions that millions are successfully treating with CBD. 

First things first. Cannabidiol, (CBD) one of many powerful cannabinoids found in hemp, naturally supports mental and physical health. But for every new product that comes along, there are a host of claims and counterclaims. CBD is no different.

Can CBD Help Maintain Your Health? 

You know your body has a circulatory and nervous systems. Welcome to the endocannabinoid system. Your body naturally produces cannabinoids, which are used to regulate pain, mood, appetite, and sleep - all of which are enhanced by consuming phytocannabinoids (CBD).

Are Hemp and Marijuana the Same Thing?

Hemp and marijuana and are both varieties of the cannabis sativa plant. Both contain cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — the two most common, best-known active ingredients in cannabis sativa. The big difference is that farmers use specific hemp strains that are CBD rather than THC dominant. And unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive.

If CBD Comes from Cannabis Does That Make it Illegal?

CBD is legal thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, which removed hemp as a Schedule 1 controlled substance allowing people to grow and sell hemp legally. However, CBD is only considered federally legal if it derives from hemp containing less than 0.3% THC by weight. CBD  with more than 0.3% THC remains a Schedule 1 substance under federal law.

How does CBD work in the body?

Can CBD Help You Quit Cigarettes?

The early research is promising. More than 1.1 billion people smoke worldwide and yet smoking cessation is a constant challenge. Preliminary research found that a megadose of CBD reduced the number of cigarettes smokers smoke by almost 40%. Overall people just seem less interested in tobacco when CBD is part of their health regime,

Can Too Much CBD Get You High?

Tired maybe but not high.  THC is the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis that gives you a buzz. You know the feeling: euphoria, a desire for a big piece of chocolate cake, maybe finding how hysterically funny Wedding Crashers is. Even though it comes from the same plant as THC, taking CBD will not get you high. That’s why the 2018 Farm Bill made CBD legal at the Federal level. All our CBD products have less than .3% THC, For those who want zero percent THC we have specific products too.

Do You Feel the Effects of CBD Immediately?

That really depends on the individual, the product you choose, the dose, and the expected health outcome. Depending on how you take CBD, the compound can affect the body relatively quickly, but it may take days or even weeks to show improvement.

Does CBD Have Side Effects?

If you take the wrong dose or combine CBD with other medications, it may make you sleepy or impact your digestion. It’s best to talk to your doctor or wellness provider about taking CBD before using it.

Should I Buy CBD from a Gas Station?

Gas stations, supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops, farmers markets: CBD is everywhere. Like anything that you put in your body you need to know that the CBD you buy is of the highest quality. Here at Hmptns CBD we source our CBD from farmers and suppliers we trust. Every product we develop has been tested for purity. You can read more about the farmers that grow our CBD as well as view our lab results.

We have a range of CBD products to suit every need. If you prefer CBD in capsule form try our Dune Road CBD Soft Gels, ideal for maintaining everyday health  Looking to recover faster from a strenuous workout or dealing with everyday aches?

Then try Ditch Plans Muscle Man Relief Gel or for a deeper massage Bluff Road Massage Cream with 4,500Mg of CBD. Bluff Road was developed in partnership with two physiotherapists. Need help getting a better night's rest? Butter Lane CBD Tincture may be the ticket for you.