Frequently Asked Questions

In the past decade CBD has been creating waves across modern medicine. It has taken the health, beauty, and food industries by storm, but how much do we really know about the cannabis-derived substance? There has been a lot of confusion and misleading information surrounding CBD. Here we have compiled a list of FAQs for everything you need to know!

What is CBD Oil?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of 104 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant.

People often confuse CBD and THC. Both are derived from the cannabis plant, CBD however has no psychoactive properties.

How much CBD Oil should I use?

The best way to determine dosage is to estimate based on body weight. It is better to start off small (5mg) and increase gradually. Check out our in depth, CBD dosing guide.

What does CBD stand for?

CBD stands for cannabidiol.

What is CBD used for?

CBD is most celebrated as a means of relief from chronic pain. It may also relieve symptoms associated with chronic disease, anxiety, stress, appetite and even skin disorders.

What does CBD do?

CBD reacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system to speed up regulation function of the brain, endocrine (hormones), and immune tissues.

How long does it take for CBD oil to work?

It takes five to ten minutes to feel the effects of CBD through vaping. The second quickest way is sublingually (Under your tongue) – 20-40 minutes.

CBD taken sublingually will diffuse into the blood through tissues found under the tongue.

Where can I buy CBD Oil?

You can buy CBD in health stores (where legal) or online. You should always check products have the correct percentage (of CBD) for their intended purpose.

How long do the effects of CBD last?

You should be able to feel the effects of CBD oil for two to six hours, depending on the dosage and your metabolism. Does CBD Expire? Read Here to learn more.

How long does CBD stay in your system?

In any case, it should not take longer than a week to get CBD entirely out of your system. For a more in-depth look at how long CBD stays in your system, read our article on the subject.

How do I vape CBD Oil?

You can vape CBD oil through a pre-filled pen, or by putting it into the tank of an oil compatible vaporizer.

How is CBD oil made?

CBD oil is made via an extraction process with the cannabis plant. The plant is soaked in solvent, the solvent is later extracted, and the CBD oil remains.

What is the difference between hemp oil and CBD oil?

Hemp oil comes from the seeds of the hemp plant only. CBD can be extracted from hemp and cannabis plants. Hemp oil contains no trace of THC.

What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are organic compounds produced by a variety of plants and some insects.

Can I give my Pet CBD?

Yes, CBD is a non-toxic compound.

How long do you keep CBD tincture under your tongue?

You will need to hold the tincture under your tongue for at least a minute to allow it to absorb.

Can you get high off of CBD?

No, CBD is a non-psychoactive ingredient and will not cause any high.

Can CBD cause anxiety?

No, CBD may however decrease feelings of stress and anxiety.

Can you overdose on CBD?

There are no known cases of overdosing with CBD and it is non-toxic even in high doses.

What are CBD edibles?

CBD edibles are foods infused with CBD, for example CBD gummy bears.

What is hemp extract?

Hemp extract is hemp derived from the stalks and seeds of the hemp plant.

What are CBD gummies?

CBD gummies are  edible CBD-infused gummy sweets.

What is CBD isolate?

CBD isolate is a pure, crystalline powder than contains 99% pure CBD.

What is CBD powder?

CBD powder is a CBD extract with a purity of 99%.

What is CBD vape oil?

CBD vape oil is a concentrated liquid form of CBD, It is heated and inhaled through a vaporizer.

What is a CBD tincture?

A CBD tincture is an extract of CBD from the cannabis plant dissolved in ethyl alcohol.

How do you take a CBD tincture?

You should take a CBD tincture using a dropper. Simple fill the dropper and administer the oil under your tongue, hold for at least a minute before swallowing.

Do you need a prescription for CBD?

No, CBD is a regulated food supplement.

Can anyone buy CBD oil?

If CBD is legal in your country then yes. It is also in no way age restricted.  

Is CBD oil addictive?

No, CBD is not addictive.

What is the endocannabinoid system?

The endocannabinoid system is a biological system composed of endocannabinoids. It regulates the function of the brain, endocrine (hormones), and immune tissues.

What is the best way to take CBD?

You can take CBD orally, topically, sublingually, or as an inhalant. So far, no method has been proven superior.

Will CBD Oil make me fail a drug test?

No, CBD alone cannot make you fail a drug test.

Is CBD Oil Legal?

CBD oil is completely legal in the UK and Canada. It is legal in some parts of the US on a state level however it remains illegal on a federal level.