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CBD has been around for ages, but surprisingly, less than 40% of people know what “CBD” stands for. Mashable did a survey of 2,000 U. S. consumers in January 2019 and learned that only 39% of people knew what the “CBD” in “CBD-infused’ stands for.
In addition, of all people surveyed, a whopping 81% never even tried any CBD product. I think it’s necessary talk about some general stuff before we go into the ‘how to buy CBD Oil online’.
What Is CBD?
CBD stands for ‘cannabidiol’, which is the non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis. It contains hardly any THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the stuff that gives ‘POT HEADS’ the high they gave so much. The THC levels in CBD are below 0.3% (that is zero-point-3-percent) and that’s the reason that CBD does not have any psychoactive properties.
Is CBD Legal?
Hemp is now legal and CBD got a big push when Senate approved the ‘2018 Farm Bill’ and the president signed it in 2018. The bill contained a provision that legalized Hemp.
The plant is a species of cannabis, like marijuana, but without the high levels of THC. Anyway, you know how ‘cloudy’ some of our laws are, with states drafting their laws which may be differ from federal law (click on table and check your state laws). Not surprising that even the Drug Enforcement Administration hasn’t reclassified CBD, and the FDA still looks at CBD as an illegal drug. That requires that CBD companies MUST obtain FDA approval. While assessing the legality of a product, keep in mind that it can only contain a certain amount of THC. If the amount is less than 0.5%, you can be pretty sure you won't go to jail, no matter what state you live in.
One more thing before I put the 'is-it-legal' matter to rest:
It's important to know that there is a big difference between hemp-derived CBD and pure hemp oil which affects the quality of CBD products:
"Although CBD oil and hemp oil are both low in THC, the difference in the amount of CBD these products contain is huge. Hemp oil has only traces of CBD (around 3.5 percent,) while CBD oil can have up to 20 percent. It is the higher concentration that makes CBD beneficial in the treatment of various health disorders. Hemp oil based CBD products do not contain enough of the compound to be considered much more than a health supplement."
However, the legalization of hemp, combined with the lax approach by the DEA, helped the CBD industry to gross about 350 million dollars. Expert predict that sales will hit ONE billion, or even more by the end of 2020.
Is CBD OIL Safe To Use?
CBD stands for ‘cannabidiol’, which is the non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis. It contains hardly any THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the stuff that gives ‘POT HEADS’ the high they grave so much. The THC levels in CBD are below 0.3% (that is zero-point-3-percent) and that’s the reason that CBD does not have any psychoactive properties.
So, is it safe? I haven't heard about someone overdosing using a CBD skin creme, nor have I seen reports of 3 million people in the USA addicted to CBD oil products like they are to Oxycotin or Prozac.
What's telling though is that fact that the FDA did in fact approve CBD for seizures and epilepsy which will lead to a more wide spread acceptance of CBD applications. Not to forget that CBD was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA)
list of banned substances and made many athletes, subsequently gave up their use of pain killers.
At any rate, and to stay on the safe side, we suggest you consult with your doctor before you jump on the CBD band wagon.
One thing is certain though... you won't be acting like our furry friend!
What Is The Best CBD Oil?
Now we get down to the nitty-gritty. Therefore, it's gonna get a bit technical, but bear with me. It all depends on how much of the plant was used. CBD is only ONE of many Cannabinoids contained in a cannabis plant and offers MOST of the benefits of each cannabinoid combined. CBD products are made of two different forms of CBD. In order to determine which is the best CBD, we will have to look at the 2 categories CBD products fall under:
...are purified and THC free. This means that the oil has been isolated from ALL other cannabinoids, including CBC (inhibits cancer cell growth) and CBCA (treats fungal infection) and terpenes have been filtered out.
Full Spectrum CBD...
...is the real, mixed stuff. This means that the CBD product was made from the whole plant, including cannabinoids other than CBD, terpenes, and fatty acids naturally found in cannabis. Unfortunately, you also will get a whiff of THC, but in very low concentrations, less than 0.3% (not enough to get you high).
Up until 2015, it was widely believed that CBD in its isolated form was more potent and concentrated than full spectrum CBD. However, this was proven to be wrong by a study from the Lautenberg Center for General Tumor Immunology in Jerusalem. Despite this fact, there are many applications in which CBD Isolate products would be preferred over Full Spectrum CBD.
For example: If your job requires periodic drug testing, you would be well advised to stick to CBD Isolate, and not take the risk that THC, even in very low levels, show on your test results.
At the end of the day, it will be up for you to decide which CBD Oil is the best for you.
How To Buy CBD Oil Online?
Below is a listing of reputable CBD Online sellers. The list is purely informative without ranking purposes or the intent of product rating. We do not endorse or promote any particular brand, rather provide honest reviews to help you make an educated and informative decision.
CBD SKY - Full Spectrum CBD Oil Products
CBD SKY grows all of their hemp for CBD oil in the USA using only proven organic, traceable, certified practices. The organic full spectrum hemp comes from natural genetic techniques at the production level where they breed plants to produce ultra high CBD potency with no detectable levels of THC.
NuLeaf Naturals wellness products are derived from specially bred therapeutic hemp (Cannabis Sativa) plants grown on licensed farms in Colorado, USA. The products are whole-plant extracts, not synthetic and not an isolate, are grown using organic and sustainable farming practices.