CBD is one of many compounds found in the Cannabis Sativa plant. These cannabinoids are vital with communicating to our signaling cells that regulates the function of all mammals. These chemical pathways are brought back to homeostasis leaving the body feel free from anxiety and stress. Unlike THC, Cannabidiol is non-psychoactive.
Hemp and CBD oil are both derived from the Cannabis Sativa plant. Hemp oil is made from pressing the seeds of the plant. CBD oil is made from the flower, stock and leaves of the plant. Hemp oil is great for your skin, hair and nails but CBD oil seems to work better for your overall health. It can provide you with numerous benefits without being psychoactive, unlike THC.
Generally speaking, you shouldn’t have to worry about failing a drug test with a normal dose but note that some may be more sensitive than others. Full Spectrum CBD does contain less than .3% THC but consume enough of it you may test positive. THC-free CBD is available and in Broad Spectrum for which have been safe in most cases during employment.
To reach a psychoactive state thousands of milligrams of CBD with THC in it, but less than .3%thc, would usually have to be consumed. That amount may be needed to recover from a serious injury or illness. Full Spectrums contain less than .3% THC, the psychoactive ingredient that gets you “high.”
Other than drowsiness, nausea and dry mouth there haven’t been many negative reports on the side-effects of CBD. However, it can affect others differently especially those who may combine CBD with other medications they take, like blood thinners for example.
With all controversial subjects come subjective thoughts and assumptions. There are many types of vape pens out there with cartridges that are homemade and who knows what is being put in there. Especially in states where marijuana is illegal, custom cartridges are being made incorrectly with high amounts of harmful chemicals that are not regulated. So, when it comes to vaping CBD it’s a subjective topic, but some say it’s a great alternative to smoking cigarettes. One of the safest thing you can do is make sure that your CBD comes from a GMP certified facility with lab results.
CBD has been shown to help reduce anxiety separation and recovery from injuries with pets. It may be important to choose a THC-free form of CBD and closely monitor their results. For dosing guidelines, click here to read more.
There are multiple cannabinoids found in the hemp plant; CBD, THC, CBN, CBG, etc. Full Spectrum oil uses ALL of the cannabinoids found while Broad Spectrum uses all BUT the THC cannabinoid. Having multiple cannabinoids synergistically working together can provide better results for some. Works well for those who have drug testing at place of employment.