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FDA. CBD. Restart CBD Austin TX

On Thursday March 5th 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an update to Congress on the status of rulemaking for CBD. While hemp and cannabinoids derived from hemp such as Cannabidiol (CBD) were legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, FDA retained their authority to develop a regulatory framework for CBD products, just like any other food, beverage or supplement. Strangely, the FDA seems to note no difference between cannabinoids derived from hemp and those from marijuana, even though the 2018 Farm Bill clearly differentiates[…]

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Terpenes: 101

ReStart CBD Terpene Profile - Austin TX

What are terpenes? Terpenes are organic compounds found in cannabis strains alongside cannabinoids like CBD and THC. They are created in the flower buds of cannabis plants, giving each variety its unique smell and flavor. Some of the same terpenes found in CBD cannabis strains are also found in fruits and vegetables. There are over 120 known terpenes in cannabis. The best CBD terpenes have significant health benefits and mood-altering properties. Science shows us that terpenes contain compounds that can affect many systems in the body to boost immunity, relieve[…]

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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

What are Cannabinoids? 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[…]