Q. What is the difference between cannabis, marijuana and hemp?
A. Marijuana by law contains above .3% or higher THC (Tetrahyrdocannibol) and are usually found in a dispensary. Hemp – CBD (Cannabidiol) based products contain less than .3% or lower of THC. Meaning Hemp – CBD products have NO chance of getting you high and have a stronger dose of pain- relieving effects from CBD. Cannabis is defined in 2 categories Marijuana and Hemp
Q. What is the endocannabinoid system?
A. “The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a group of endogenous cannabinoid receptors located in the mammalian brain and throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, consisting of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors.” —Wikipedia
Q. What are cannabinoids?
A. “A cannabinoid is one of a class of diverse chemical compounds that acts on cannabinoid receptors in cells that alter neurotransmitter release in the brain.” – Wikipedia Although there are over 180+ cannabinoids found within the hemp plant listed below are a few well known ones that make up the medicinal and beneficial properties of the plant.
Cannabinoids known to potentially benefit from the following;
THC (Tetrahydricannabinol) “the high” psychoactive effect, painkiller, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial
CBD (Cannabidiol) relief of anxiety, convulsions, depression, inflammation, muscle relaxant
CBC (Cannabichromene) anti- inflammatory, painkiller, treats acid reflux, anti-anxiety and anti-depressant
THCU (Tetrahydrocannabiuarin) anti- obesity, aids memory, calming aid, antibacterial and anti- viral
CBN (Cannabinol) mild psychoactive, may stimulate bone growth, anesthetic, and anti-anxiety
CBG (Cannabigerol) painkiller, muscle relaxant, digestive aid and anti-erythemic
Q. What is CBD and what does it stand for?
A. CBD stands for Cannabidiol. CBD is a highly therapeutic compound extracted from the hemp plant, containing trace amounts of THC, therefore having no psychological effect. It is known for a wide variety of aliments anti – inflammatory, pain- relieving, anti-stress, etc.
Q. What is full Spectrum hemp?
A. Be careful with claims stating “full spectrum” – that typically means labs can account for EVERY CANNABINOID is started with. Nothing was lost during the distilling process.
Q. What is the difference between the CBD products at the dispensary vs. Nature’s Root?
A. Typically speaking (varies state to state) at the dispensary you will find a variation of products that contain higher levels of THC and lower levels of CBD which come from the marijuana plant vs. the hemp plant. Simple question you can ask – is this marijuana or hemp derived? At that point – you now understand that hemp HAS TO BE under .3% THC to be considered a hemp – based CBD product.
Q. Where is the product sourced?
Q. How is the product made?
A. Made with love in small batches – NR’s products are created out of Longmont, CO using ALL organic and sustainable ingredients. Using the philosophy that less is more and hemp truly speaks for itself – NR’s delivers to you a product that is consistent, great for you and the earth and most importantly delivers RESULTS.
Q. Who is the best candidate for Hemp & CBD?
A. Everyone. It is fantastic as both a preventive and solution approach to pain, inflammation, recovery and skin conditions.
Q. Will I pass a drug test?
A. Legally we can’t tell you yes or no. Nature’s Root guarantees all product to ALWAYS be UNDER the federal and state regulation of 0.3% or LESS THC within our products. However, most of our products contain virtually 0% THC and are safe to use in a drug testing environment.
Q. Is Hemp legal in the United States?
A. Yes, under the revised Farm Bill of 2018 Industrial Hemp is now legal across 50 states. The FDA said some hemp ingredients, such as hulled hemp seeds, hemp seed protein and hemp seed oil, are safe in food and won’t require additional approvals.
Q. Is CBD legal in the United States?
A. Still a grey area, The Food and Drug Administration issued a statement saying that despite the new status of hemp, CBD is still considered a drug ingredient and remains illegal to add to food or health products without approval. However, most states have issued their own laws and approval for CBD products.