What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 113 active cannabinoid chemicals in the Hemp plant. CBD, unlike THC, does not produce euphoria or intoxication. CBD targets specific receptors in brain cells and body.
What is the Endocannabinoid System?
The Endocannabinoid system, though relatively newly discovered, is extremely important and is responsible for two basic activities. The first is to modulate pleasure, energy and well-being. The second is to slowly nudge the body back to health in the face of energy and disease.
How is my CBD Sourced?
All o four Hemp is industrial Hemp Certified, organically grown and sourced from nutrient abundant soil in the USA to ensure a medically rich CBD product. We use a solvent-free CO2 extraction process to produce the highest grade CBD that has NO harsh chemicals, NO pesticides, NO metals and is non-GMO. Our farms are fully compliant with the State Department of Agriculture regulations.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Cannabidiol (CBD) has many health benefits, without producing the psychoactive, "euphoric" effects of THC. “Relaxing but not intoxicating” is how some of my patients have described the effect. That said, I did have one patient that felt that a low dose of CBD did make her feel high. This is why I recommend starting with very low dosages.
- CBD exhibits no effects on humans indicative of any abuse or dependence potential.
- To date, there is no evidence of recreational use of CBD or any public health-related problems associated with the use of pure CBD.
- Chronic use and high doses up to 1,500 mg/day of CBD are reportedly well tolerated in humans.
Source: World Health Organization, WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence, Thirty-ninth Meeting Geneva, 6-10 November 2017. Safety and side effects of cannabidiol (NCBI/NIH). Curr Drug Saf. 2011 Sep 1;6(4):237-49. Safety and side effects of cannabidiol, a Cannabis sativa constituent. Bergamaschi MM(1), Queiroz RH, Zuardi AW, Crippa JA
Make sure the product you buy has been third party lab tested for the 3 P’sPotency (how much CBD is in it), Purity (any residual solvents from extraction process) and Pesticides. Third party lab testing should be available on the product website.
Unfortunately, CBD labels on products are often inaccurate and unreliable as far as their CBD content.
A JAMA 2017 study found that nearly 70% of all products sold online made from cannabidiol—an extract of the marijuana plant also known as CBD—contained either higher or lower concentrations of the drug than indicated on the label. (The Real Risk of Buying Medical Marijuana Online by Amanda MacMillan Nov. 7, 2017 TIME Health)
CBD-rich products should be lab tested to verify they are free of pesticides, and other contaminants. Best to avoid products extracted with toxic solvents like BHO, propane, hexane or other hydrocarbons. Opt for products that utilize cleaner extraction methods such as supercritical CO2.