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What is Hemp & CBD?


What is CBD? CBD stands for Cannabidiol and just one of the estimated 66 cannabinoids of the cannabis plant. CBD is a cannabis compound that has been shown to have significant medical benefits and is non-psychoactive. This makes it an appealing option for people looking for relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety and other conditions.

You can buy CBD products! alternative medicine CBD is legal in all 50 states if the oil contains less than 0.3 percent THC. Federal law prohibits U.S. farmers from growing hemp as a commercial crop, but the sale of imported, low-THC industrial hemp products is permitted in the US if these products are derived from the seed or stalk of the plant, not from the leaves and flowers.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating, non-psychoactive compound. THC is the only cannabinoid from the hemp plant that is psychoactive.

CBD rich cannabis oil products can be taken sub-lingually, orally or topically. CBD has no known adverse effects at any dose, but drug interactions could be problematic. An Excessive amount of CBD could be less effective therapeutically than a moderate dose.  "Less is more" if often the case with respect to CBD therapy.  

What is the difference between Hemp and Marijuana

Marijuana and hemp both come from the same species of plant, Cannabis sativa L. but from different vatieties

Marijuana is the flowering tops and leaves of the psychoactive varieties of Cannabis that are grown for their high THC content.

 Hemp, also referred to as industrial hemp, are low-THC varieties of Cannabis that are grown for their seeds and fiber.

Hemp oil contains the most essential fatty acids (EFA's) of any nut or seed oil, with omego-3 and omega-6 EFA's occurring in the nutritionally optimal 1:3 ratio.

Essential Fatty acids cannot be produced by the human body. They must be obtained from your diet. As the name implies, they are essential to your health and well being. 70% of adults who eat a typical Western diet do not get enough omega-3 fatty acids and at the same time too much omega-6 fatty acids. The imbalance can cause a wide range of health problems.