Within the swiftly growing cannabis oil industry is a new category of products seeing its own equally rapid rise in popularity: cannabidiol hemp oil, or CBD hemp oil.
These highly demanded hemp derived products are available for purchase online and delivery straight to your door, or at retailers in all 50 states and over 40 countries around the world.
What is CBD oil?
CBD hemp oil is made from high-CBD, low-THC hemp, unlike medical marijuana products, which are usually made from plants with high concentrations of psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Because hemp contains only trace amounts of THC, these hemp oil products are non-psychoactive.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is just one of over 85 cannabinoids presently identified in the cannabis plant and is the second most abundant cannabinoid in marijuana after THC. In hemp, however, THC is only present in trace amounts, while CBD dominates the plant’s makeup. CBD interacts with our naturally occurring systems, but is non-psychotropic, it doesn’t cause a high. This makes it a safer, less controversial alternative, while still offering significant health benefits.
Why use cannabidiol CBD oil supplements?
CBD has become a highly sought after compound in recent years, taking the natural products industry by storm after receiving highly publicized exposure in the media, including in Sanjay Gupta’s special, “Weed”, which first premiered on CNN. Since then, CBD oil products have appeared on shelves in doctors offices, medical marijuana dispensaries and grocery stores alike, with no medical card required to purchase.
What are the effects of CBD?
CBD interacts with the body through the endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS) or endocannabinoid system. First discovered in the late 1980’s, the endocannabinoid system regulates the body’s homeostasis, or general state of balance, impacting such functions as mood, sleep, appetite, hormone regulation, and pain and immune response. Like an acrobat on a highwire, as the environment around us impacts our normal balance, the endocannabinoid system “corrects” by mediating our body’s reaction to keep us level.
What are the health benefits of CBD?
In addition to positively affecting the endocannabinoid system, CBD has been the focus of more than 23,000 published studies about cannabinoids in relation to various medical indications including anxiety, epilepsy, inflammation, cancer and chronic pain to name few.
Does CBD make me high?
No, CBD does not elicit a high feeling. The naturally low-THC hemp plant, a non-psychoactive of cannabis, grown in many countries around the world and imported into the United States for use in textiles, building materials, and of course nutritional supplements and foods.
There are thousands of unique varieties of hemp. The cultivars used for CBD oil contain significantly higher concentrations of CBD than others. Using these uniquely potent plants, it is possible to extract cannabis oil that contains a significant levels of cannabidiol, as well as essential vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, terpenes, flavonoids, and other non-psychoactive cannabinoids.
This high-CBD hemp oil is imported to the US like any other commercial hemp product and can be sold and delivered to all 50 states.
CBD hemp oil is also significantly different than the hemp seeds or organic hemp oil you commonly find in grocery stores. Derived only from hemp seeds, hemp seed oil is a great nutritional supplement, containing many vitamins and minerals and other healthy constituents, but it does not contain cannabidiol.
In the past decade or more, there have been over 23,000 of studies published in peer reviewed medical journals detailing the effects of cannabis, cannabis oil, and cannabinoids on the body.
Now that families, legislators, scientists, and more are becoming aware of the potential of cannabidiol, hemp CBD oil presents a game changing solution in the supplement marketplace, providing all the benefits CBD, without the high of marijuana, that thousands of people already count on every day.
Is CBD legal?
Yes, CBD derived from hemp plants is legal in all 50 states. However, growing hemp for commercial purposes in the United States is prohibited and even with the passing of the 2014 Farm Bill, it’s still illegal to grow hemp for commercial purposes, with approved reasons for growing hemp resigned to pilot programs for research needs. Although hemp crops have been planted in states like Kentucky, West Virginia, and Minnesota for the first time in half a century, American hemp cultivation has a long way to go to reach current domestic demand.
It is for this reason that all the finished hemp goods that you see for sale in America, from food products to clothing to building materials, are part of an imported hemp industry that has surpassed $500 million annually. The size of this import industry is one of the major catalysts for hemp legalization in the U.S. As a renewable source of a range of products, hemp provides an exciting new step in American agriculture.
Therefore, the hemp used to create the high CBD products available in America is cultivated in various countries around the world. That we use for our CBD oil products is cultivated on farms in Europe. Not just any hemp crop will do either — specific cultivars of the hemp plant are required to yield an extract high enough in CBD.
Is it safe to take CBD?
Yes, CBD is considered to be safe and non-toxic for humans to take, even at high amounts. A research paper titled Safety and side effects of cannabidiol explored this subject.
Thankfully, CBD is harmless to use by all the members of your family because it is non-psychoactive and has minimal side effects.
Kannaway’s Hemp Oil is derived from legal non-GMO European industrial hemp, utilizing our proprietary extraction methods to extract the hemp oil from the mature stalk. The key to our proprietary extraction method is to achieve an “essential plant complex”, which is rich in cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, waxes and chlorophyll that are essential to the human body.
To ensure our products will meet the highest quality standards, each batch of hemp oil undergoes our Triple Lab Testing™, which includes 3 separate tests of your product between harvest and final packaging for sale.
We were the first in the industry to create testing processes like these, ensuring that every natural product we offer is free of contaminants and of the highest quality possible.
OUR QUALITY GUARANTEE MEANS:
- NO genetically modified ingredients
- NO pesticides
- NO herbicides
- NO chemical fertilizers
We are lab certified by ProVerde Laboratories, Inc. & Food Safety Net Services.
What types of hemp CBD oil products are available?
The uses of CBD hemp oil are as varied as the customers who order it. With that in mind, there are a wide variety of CBD hemp oil products available, ranging in price and potency, to meet the needs of everyone.
- PURE CBD OILS
The most potent type of CBD product available is pure CBD oil, known as Real Scientific Hemp Oil™ (RSHO™). This all natural hemp oil is simply extracted from the stalk of the hemp plant, tested for quality, and packaged for sale with no additives. These pure oils have the highest concentration of CBD, usually 100mg or more per serving.
- CBD CAPSULES
Most people are used to taking a morning multivitamin, so with CBD oil capsules, it’s easy to get your CBD into your daily routine. Most CBD capsules contain a moderate serving of CBD, usually 25 mg or more. If you start your day with your morning fish oil capsule or multivitamin, CBD capsules could be for you.
- CBD TINCTURES OR LIQUIDS
Some of the most popular hemp CBD oil products are in liquid form, made by diluting the pure hemp CBD oil into an alcohol or other natural oil base. Also commonly referred to as CBD tinctures or sprays, there are a variety of great benefits to CBD liquids. They usually offer a smaller serving of CBD, from 1-20mg per serving, which is enough for most people. CBD liquids also come in great flavors, making CBD enjoyable for children, or anyone with a sweet tooth. Best of all, CBD tinctures, liquids or sprays are some of the most affordable CBD products on the market.
- CBD TOPICALS
Not all CBD oil products are taken internally. CBD oil topicals like soothing salves and balms can be rubbed directly onto the skin. Many CBD topicals are enriched with all-natural essential oils and botanical blends, these luxurious balms are rubbed into the skin, muscles, and joints for focused attention to trouble areas.