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.