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  • What is CBD?
    CBD is cannabidiol, one of several cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. It is non-intoxicating and has many medicinal properties.
  • What is the difference between Hemp and Marijuana (aka Cannabis)?
    Hemp and Cannabis are both considered cannabis plants and stem from the same family, Cannabis Sativa L. The difference between the two is that hemp is bred for its fiber content, where as marijuana is bred for its THC content. These plants have a similar appearance, but Hemp contains very little THC, less than 0.3%.
  • Is CBD legal?
    CBD that comes from the Hemp plant is legal in all 50 states, but if it is derived from a marijuana plant, it is not legal at the federal level. CBD from cannabis is only legal at the state level if the law allows it to be used for medical or recreational purposes.
  • Are there side effects when using CBD?
    There are no significant side effects when using CBD in a topical preparation, other than the occasional skin reactions which may be caused by the CBD or other constituents in the formula. Ingestion of CBD products is very safe and tolerable.
  • Do employers test for CBD?
    No, employers do not test for CBD. They do test for THC and this can be conducted through a blood test or a urine test.
  • How does CBD work?
    Cannabidiol is a cannabinoid that works indirectly with the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and does not directly bind to cannabinoid receptors currently known as CB1 and CB2. It works indirectly by stimulating other receptors in the body to help modulate pain, interact with receptors that deal with depression and anxiety, and have been proven to help with seizure disorders.
  • Will CBD make me high?
    No, CBD is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid and will not make you high. It does not bind to the cannabinoid receptors directly.
  • How does CBD help with the skin?
    The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology summarizes the current literature on the subject and concludes that pharmaceuticals containing cannabinoids may be effective against Eczema, Psoriasis, Atopic and Contact Dermatitis. We use CBD in our topical formulas paired with other ingredients that will help with pain and inflammation.
  • Why do you use EMU oil in your Relief Cream?
    EMU oil has been used for thousands of years as a topical for pain relief and wound healing. It is a potent anti-inflammatory, which is why we add it to our Extra-Strength Relief cream. Emu oil has a very similar lipid profile to human skin, which aids in better absorption.
  • How many cannabinoids are there?
    There are over 100 different cannabinoids in the hemp and cannabis plant. Cannabinoids that come from plants are called Phytocannabinoids, and the cannabinoids our body manufacturers are called Endocannabinoids. There are many synthetic cannabinoids that are produced in a lab as well.
  • What are terpenes?
    Terpenes are the essential oils of the hemp or cannabis plant and provide the scent and flavor. Terpenes have many medicinal properties, so we will add certain terpenes to our products to get a desired effect or scent. Limonene, Linalool, and Myrcene are a few examples of terpenes.
  • Can CBD be used to treat cancer?
    There are some studies suggesting that CBD can modulate tumor genesis and progression. There are no human studies as of yet, and most of the reports made stating that is does help are anecdotal. There is, however, an increased interest in CBD research and its properties.
  • Is CBD good for seizures?
    GW Pharmaceuticals developed a Phytocannabinoid preparation that contains a large percentage of CBD. This preparation was approved in 2018 for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) and Dravet Syndrome, two rare and difficult-to-treat forms of epilepsy. It is a combination of CBD, small amounts of THC, and THCa that seem to work best for seizures.
  • What Does the “a” stand for in CBDa or THCa?
    Anytime you see a small “a” after the cannabinoid, it means it is a non-decarboxylated form of the cannabinoid. The non-decarboxylated form is essentially the inactive form of the cannabinoid. For instance, THCa will not make you high unless you add heat to remove the carboxyl group from the THCa compound. Smoking marijuana will not create enough heat to change the THCa to THC. This is the same for CBDa, you need heat to activate the CBD.
  • What part of the Hemp plant has the most CBD?
    The flower of the Hemp plant contains the highest concentration of cannabinoids and terpenes. The stems, leaves, and roots do not have an appreciable amount of cannabinoid, but do have other nutrients and strong fibers.
  • What are trichomes?
    Trichomes are concentrated near the flower. They tend to be sticky and emit a strong scent which is determined by the terpene profile. These are the plant’s little factories where the cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids are produced.
  • Does CBD interact with medications?
    Topical CBD will not get appreciable systemic absorption, so there is no concern for drug-to-drug interactions. Oral CBD, on the other hand, is metabolized through the liver and can interact with other drugs that use the same pathway. This can be problematic with some drugs, like blood thinners, but overall CBD is very safe. Please consult with your physician before taking any cannabinoids orally.
  • What is the Isolate vs. Full-Spectrum CBD?
    Isolate is a pure CBD extract that is close to 99% pure. It is in powder form and is tasteless and odorless. A full-spectrum extract is usually made by using supercritical CO2, Ethanol, or even Butane. These extraction methods produce an oil containing a whole host of cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids based on the genetic makeup of the plant. This extract is considered full-spectrum due to the multiple components. It has been postulated that a full-spectrum extract is better as it can promote an entourage effect.
  • What is the entourage effect?
    The entourage effect concept was introduced in 1998 by the father of modern cannabinoid research, Dr. Mechoulam and his associate, Dr. Ben-Shabat. This concept describes that the effect of the “whole plant” is better than isolating its constituents. This has not been proven, but it seems logical that you would get a synergistic benefit if you keep all of the components intact.
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  • Cannabidiol (CBD)
    CBD is one of over a hundred cannabinoids in hemp and cannabis plants. CBD does not alter your sensorium (make you high) because it works indirectly with the human endocannabinoid system. Extensive research has found that it has great anti-inflammatory properties and when applied topically, it is very safe and does not enter your body systemically, only locally where it is applied. We use 100% CBD from the Hemp plant with no THC that has been lab tested to ensure purity, safety and quality.
  • Bees Wax
    Produced by bees and gathered from their honeycomb. It is a natural emollient and is great for skin-softening. It has historically been used to treat inflammation as well as an antibacterial, antiviral and an antifungal.
  • Coconut Oil
    From the cocos nucifera, also called “the tree of life” in some cultures, this palm tree bears fruit with amazing diversity. The oil from the nut penetrates the skin more deeply than other oils due to its low molecular weight. The way it bonds with proteins and due to its high content of saturated fat, our skin loves the moisturizing capabilities it provides and locks it in.
  • Emu Oil
    An amazing oil used for over 40,000 years by the Australian Aborigines. It contains high amounts of essential fatty acids and antioxidants, helping to reduce muscle and joint pain and inflammation contributing to skin moisturizing and absorption properties. We use 100% pure Emu oil that has been refined retaining its natural healing properties.
  • Extra virgin Olive Oil
    Packed with anti-oxidants, vitamins including vitamin E and compounds that may prevent aging and repair skin damage. It has been known to be anti-microbial, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory as well as being able to cleanse and moisturize your skin.
  • Jojojoba Wax
    (Simmondensia chinensis) Jojoba acts like an oil but is actually a wax. It closely resembles the oil in our skin making it easy to absorb and hydrate without clogging pores.
  • Epsom Salt
    Used in a warm bath to promote sleep and stress reductions, exercise recovery, relieve sore muscles, aches, pains and swelling. In theory, the relief comes from the magnesium and sulfate that are absorbed through the skin. Additionally used for bruises, sprains, arthritis, insomnia, psoriasis and fibromyalgia. The list goes on! Can we say hemorrhoids, too? Or, irritations down yonder. Is that better?
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
    This is the highest in mineral content of all the salts, (84, in fact) including trace minerals. With its detoxifying properties, it may help remove toxins from the skin. If used in a bath, it may help relieve eczema.
  • Sodium Bicarbonate
    May help to relieve eczema, psoriasis, yeast infections, urinary tract infections, and other irritations down yonder.
  • Oats
    (Avena sativa) – Soothing and moisturizing.
  • Organic Cane Sugar
    Loaded with health benefits, studies show that it is high in polyphenols, powerful phytonutrients that act like antioxidants. Additionally, it is also high in vitamins, minerals and amino acids.
  • Arnica
    (Arnica montana) – Arnica is a perennial with yellow-orange flowers similar in appearance to daisies. The flowers are dried and used in medicinal preparations for its anti-inflammatory and skin healing properties.
  • Basil Essential Oil
    (Ocimum basilicum ct Linalool) – A fresh, sweet aroma that inspires productivity, focus and helps clear your head. Can bring great relief during times of mental and physical stress.
  • German Chamomile Essential Oil
    (Matricaria recutita) – So soothing for hot, irritated skin and emotions.
  • Lavender Essential Oil
    (Lavendula angustafolia) – Nurturing and gentle, yet effectively has a restoring influence on body, heart and mind.
  • Lime Essential Oil
    (Citrus aurantifolia) – Lime is another wonderful oil that can bring relief during times of mental and physical stress, like basil. Let its bright and refreshing aroma lift your spirits and energize you.
  • Menthol
    (Mentha arvensis) – Prepared from the extraction of the essential oil of a type of peppermint. We add this for the cooling effect that can help sore muscles and joints.
  • Peppermint Essential Oil
    Mentha piperita is refreshing and cool. Traditionally known to make you feel more energized and alert and also to calm an upset belly as well as other discomforts. We just like it and put it in our lip balm. It kind of makes you go mmmm.
  • Spearmint Essential Oil
    (Mentha spicata) – Minty, sweet, bright and fresh! Cooling and soothing for sore muscles.
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