You’re asking the right questions!
Curious about CBD? We don’t blame you. Here are the answers you’ve been searching for.
What is CBD?
It’s short for cannabidiol, one of the 113 naturally occurring compounds found in both cannabis and hemp plants. Unless otherwise specified, CBD products contain less than 0.2% of the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) compound. Wanna learn more? Check our Complete Guide to CBD.
How can CBD help me?
In a number of ways. Studies show CBD can be effective in treating a range of ailments and health issues, including:
- Childhood epilepsy
- Chronic pain
This said, more research needs to be done to understand how CBD can help a larger portion of our population feel better and lead happier lives. Also if you wanna know more, take a look on our blog post 5 Common Conditions Made More Manageable with CBD
How do I choose the best CBD product for my health?
The answer to this question largely depends on you: your age, weight, genetics, symptoms...the list goes on. To understand which product is the best fit, we recommend starting with a low dosage and working your way up.
Will CBD make me high?
Nope. Unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive. It will still make you feel good, but without the “high” associated with THC. We made a full article about it, check it out: Does CBD Get You High
Why I should choose Full Spectrum CBD?
Full Spectrum CBD Oil contain all of the naturally occurring compounds in the cannabis plant, not “just” the CBD. When all of these compounds work together, they create a comprehensive, synergistic effect known as the entourage effect—magnifying the therapeutic benefits of each individual component. We made a full article about it, check it out: The Entourage Effect.
Can kids take CBD oil?
It's a pretty complex case fo we decided to write a dedicated article about it, take a look on our blog post: Cannabinoids & Kids: What Does CBD’s Future Hold?
What happens if I take too much CBD?
Nothing bad. There are no known cases of fatal overdose from CBD, and there’s a very low chance you’ll experience negative side effects. If side effects do occur, they’re limited: in one study, too much CBD led to a few upset stomachs and some fatigue.
I'm 100% healthy and train a lot, can I still benefit from CBD?
Yes, probably more than you expect :) CBD oil has been adopted by athletes all around the world, so perhaps you’ve heard about its effects in reducing exercise-induced inflammation or achieving better quality sleep. If you’re still skeptical about the things you’ve heard, then the explanations from this article should help you understand how CBD is actually working for athletes and what effects you can expect from taking it.
Can I give CBD to my dog or cat?
Yes! Scientists are exploring the various ways cannabidiol can ease pets’ pain symptoms and lessen conditions that negatively impact their quality of life. We wrote a separate article about it, check it out: CBD for dogs: Should You Give Your Dog CBD? How Cannabidiol Affects Pets
Is CBD legal where I live?
Well probably yes, but if you want to be 100% sure, please visit our legal section and check the article about your state or country here: CBD legal status around the world