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The Total CBD Glossary: Words You Need to Know

CBD is everywhere these days, but do you really know what all these words mean and what benefit it may have for you? That’s why we put together a Total CBD Glossary full of words you need to know, the “ABC’s of CBD”. That way next time you’re shopping, you’ll understand what you’re looking at and hopefully be able to make a better educated purchase! Alcohol Extraction: A commonly used method to extract cannabinoids from cannabis plants. In this process, cannabis is first soaked in an[…]

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CBD Cannabidiol – What we know and what we don’t!

Cannabidiol, CBD. What we know, what we don't.

What is CBD and why is it suddenly so popular?   CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is one of over 100 active compounds (cannabinoids) that naturally occur in the cannabis plant. CBD is mostly derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of[…]

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What are Cannabinoids?

What are Cannabinoids - Restart CBD

There are three types of cannabinoids: phytocannabinoids (found in plants) synthetic cannabinoids (produced in the lab) endocannabinoids (produced in the human body) Cannabinoids mirror the endocannabinoids that our bodies naturally produce illustrating our close relationship with the cannabis plant. The Cannabis plant contains over 100 types of cannabinoids. These are the chemical compounds created by the cannabis plant. They are used to treat a variety of conditions including pain, anxiety, inflammation, bone growth, even epilepsy and cancer. They modulate comunication between cells, and also help when[…]

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History of Hemp to CBD

History of Hemp - Restart CBD

Hemp is among the oldest industries on the planet, going back more than 10,000 years to the beginnings of pottery. The Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC. From Hemp to CBD: a 400-year journey 1600s In the 1600s, hemp and hemp seeds were introduced to North America from China and became an important agricultural crop. Hemp was an important fiber source for grain bags, rope, wagon covers,[…]

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If I Use CBD, Will I Pass a Drug Test?

CBD and Drug Tests

CBD can be purchased with and without THC.  In the states where marijuna is legal, CBD oil may contain oil from the marijuna plant or a combination of marijuana and hemp.  In states where marijuna is not legal, CBD oil should only come from the hemp plant. Most CBD hemp oil contains <0.3% THC. While this is less than the legal limit in Texas, many drug tests can distinguish the difference between CBD and THC. However, not all drug tests separate between CBD and THC on[…]