How Does CBD Make You Feel?
So you’re trying Good Hemp Pure CBD oil for the first time. Welcome to the party! You might have heard about some of the benefits already, but how exactly will it change the way you feel and why?
CBD is a calming compound that is the perfect antidote to a highly active, anxiety-riddled lifestyle (hands up if you can relate ♀️). It helps you stay centred and grounded and makes you feel more relaxed as you go about your day. CBD is known for its calming properties, and on top of that, it can help with pain relief (like period pain or muscle pain), inflammation, and concentration.
There’s no disputing that the benefits of CBD are far reaching – the thing is that different types of CBD extracts produce different effects in the body based on their structural composition. To understand why this happens, we’ll need to distinguish between three types of CBD.
The Different Types of CBD
There are three common types of CBD extracts that you will find when searching for the right product for you: full spectrum, broad-spectrum and CBD isolate.
- Full spectrum CBD contains a mixture of cannabinoids, sometimes including THC (the principal psychoactive component of cannabis plants), and terpenes
- Broad-spectrum CBD also contains a combination of cannabinoids and terpenes, but it doesn’t contain THC
- CBD isolate doesn’t contain cannabinoids or terpenes, and only includes pure CBD, as an isolated substance
Because of the key distinctions between each type, the way you feel will be different depending on which CBD extract you use.
What are cannabinoids?
Cannabinoids are the naturally occurring compounds found in the Cannabis Sativa plant – the most notable ones being THC and CBD. Cannabinoids interact with specific cannabinoid receptors in the central nervous system (mainly CB1 and CB2) and may have different effects based on the brain area involved. For example, interaction with the limbic system may alter your memory, cognition and psychomotor performance; interaction with the mesolimbic pathway may affect your reward and pleasure responses. Pain perception can also be altered by cannabinoids, which is why CBD oil is often used for pain relief.
What are terpenes?
Terpenes are fragrant oils found in many types of plants, including cannabis plants. Originally developed by cannabis plants to repel predators and lure pollinators, they are now often used to give distinctive flavours to CBD oil and cannabis varieties. The presence of different combinations of terpenes in CBD oil is thought to influence its effects, but more research is needed to understand exactly what each terpene brings to the table.
The Effects of CBD vs THC
As full spectrum CBD extracts can include THC, it is possible that they induce a bit of a psychoactive “high”. Broad-spectrum and CBD isolate do not contain any THC, so they won’t have the same psychoactive effect.
That’s not to say that CBD oils that are THC-free don’t have mood-inducing properties: they *are* powerful mood altering compounds. Moderate doses can have a profound positive effect on your overall wellbeing through the way they induce feelings of grounding and calm, and counteract anxiety and stress.
Take CBD isolate (our speciality), for example. It provides a boost in natural alertness and some relaxing effects, but none of the high-inducing side effects that will stop you from going about your day like usual.
Tips for Using CBD For the First Time
Now that you know how you might feel depending on the different type of extract you use, the following tips will come in handy for when you use CBD for the first time.
- Start on a lower dose and see how you feel
- Up the dose gradually over time as you work towards hitting your own personal “sweet spot”
- Do not exceed 70mg per day for FSA (and Good Hemp lab) approved safe use
- Dispense the droplets under your tongue and leave them there for 60 seconds before swallowing – this helps the CBD to enter your bloodstream and get to work a little faster
- Wait around 40 minutes for the effects to start kicking in
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Full Spectrum CBD – What is Full Spectrum?
Are you new to CBD? Wondering what is full spectrum CBD? Well welcome to the wide and complex world of this fascinating cannabinoid that is seemingly a cure-all for any ailment you can imagine, here are the details: CBD product labels can be tricky to understand whether you’re a beginner or have long incorporated CBD into your daily health regimen. You may be asking questions like, what is the difference between full spectrum vs isolate CBD? While we’re not going to break down every nuance of a CBD label, we do want to provide some clarity on the different kinds of CBD you’re likely to see on the market.
Yes, there are different kinds of CBD.
One you’ll see often is full spectrum CBD, and that’s what we’d like to shed light on for you today. We’re going to tell you what exactly full spectrum CBD means, what chemical compounds you’re likely to find in full spectrum CBD as well as what purposes they serve, and the most common types of products that feature full spectrum CBD.
Let’s dive right in!
USDA Organic Full Spectrum CBD oil handmade by MONTKUSH
What Is Full Spectrum CBD?
Full spectrum CBD comes from the hemp plant and contains other cannabinoids in addition to CBD. This includes terpenes, essential vitamins, proteins, fatty acids, as well as small amounts of THC and other naturally occurring elements from the hemp plant.
Full spectrum CBD oil is sometimes called “whole-plant” oil because it means you get all of the goodness that comes from the hemp plant. That’s what full spectrum means — you get everything, not just CBD.
You can learn more about “What is CBD?” here.
Full Spectrum CBD vs. Broad Spectrum CBD vs. CBD Isolate
The other types of CBD products you will see on the market come from broad-spectrum CBD and CBD isolate.
- Like full spectrum CBD, broad spectrum CBD contains all of the other beneficial compounds found in the hemp plant. This includes cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and more. However, broad-spectrum CBD does not contain any THC.
- CBD isolate refers to raw CBD oil. As the name suggests, it is pure, isolated CBD. It contains no compounds or cannabinoids other than CBD. The process to obtain CBD isolate involves stripping the substance to remove all of the other compounds from the plant, including beneficial compounds, and extract nothing but pure cannabidiol.
- As we mentioned above, full spectrum CBD has all of the beneficial compounds found in hemp, including trace amounts of THC. Full spectrum CBD may sometimes be referred to as a whole-plant extract, but it means you get the full benefits of the hemp plant.
The main factor in determining which type of CBD is used in products is the presence of THC. Many CBD users are concerned that THC will show up on a drug test, which may be required by their employer. However, even full spectrum CBD products have such a low level of THC that they should not produce a positive result.
Federal law requires that CBD products must be extracted from hemp instead of marijuana. Hemp plants, by definition, contain less than 0.3 percent THC. This is just a trace amount of THC and should not trigger a drug test. Despite the concerns, users can agree that full spectrum CBD offers the most benefits of all CBD products.
Is Full Spectrum Better?
We might be a bit biased but we’ll go ahead and say it: full spectrum CBD is the best. And here’s why.
Full spectrum takes full advantage of what’s known as the entourage effect. The entourage effect shows that there is a greater benefit when all of the compounds in full spectrum CBD are able to work together. The compounds in full spectrum CBD oil and other products are able to produce greater therapeutic benefits (and better ones).
One 2015 study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Hadassah School, found that full spectrum CBD was more effective at treating inflammation than CBD isolate. Their findings showed that the other compounds in full spectrum CBD synergized to produce greater results.
CBD isolate, meanwhile, cannot take advantage of the entourage effect because there are no other compounds to synthesize with. CBD isolate is like using a product that’s been stripped of a lot of its nutritional value.
Full spectrum CBD is also a step above broad-spectrum CBD because CBD and THC in particular, combine to produce powerful results. CBD allows you to get the therapeutic value from THC without its psychoactive effects. This is because CBD counteracts some of the side effects of THC, giving you the good without the bad.
What Does Full Spectrum CBD Oil Help With?
The most important thing to remember when shopping for CBD of any kind is quality and dosage, to ensure the highest level of relief one might experience.
Research is still in early stages, but there is evidence to suggest that full spectrum CBD may be able to provide benefits for:
- Joint pain
- Muscle soreness and recovery
- Anxiety and depression
- And more
Users take CBD for a wide variety of reasons as well. And the benefits you feel will depend on your method of ingestion and several other factors.
Essentially, users take full spectrum CBD for the same reasons they would take any CBD product. For whatever reason you came to CBD for relief, full spectrum CBD is likely to be more effective than broad-spectrum CBD or CBD isolate. That’s because full spectrum CBD has the full bounty of goodness extracted from the plant—the benefits come from far beyond just the CBD itself.
What Is In Full Spectrum CBD Oil?
A lot! There are actually more than 100 cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. CBD, or cannabidiol, is just one of these compounds. Other common cannabinoids include THC, CBC, CBG, and CBN.
- THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is the signature component associated with marijuana. It is psychoactive, meaning it is the cannabinoid that produces marijuana’s signature “high.”
- CBC (Cannabicromene) is another cannabinoid with anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-fungal, and anti-cancer properties.
- CBG (Cannabigerol) also has anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, properties and has also exhibited tumor-fighting capabilities. It is being tested for positive effects on cancer, glaucoma, inflammation, and even skin diseases.
- CBN (Cannabinol) is most known for its strong sedative effect, the strongest among all cannabinoids. CBN also has anti-convulsant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Full spectrum CBD oil combines the effects of all of these compounds (and more) to produce greater results for users. Beyond cannabinoids, full spectrum CBD also contains vitamins, essential fats, and proteins.
There is an abundance of Vitamins A, C, E, and B in CBD, along with up to 20 amino acids and essential fatty acids, such as Omega 3 and Omega 6. These amino acids are beneficial because they boost the human body’s ability to make protein, which improves recovery time. Fatty acids are also great for heart health.
All of these compounds work together to produce greater benefits than what broad-spectrum CBD or CBD isolate can offer. It’s all thanks to the entourage effect.
Will it Get You High?
No! Actually, no CBD product will get you high. That’s the main differentiator between CBD and THC.
While full spectrum CBD products do contain a small amount of THC, the intoxicating compound found in marijuana, it is not enough to get you high. Furthermore, as mentioned above, CBD has the ability to enhance the therapeutic effects of THC while reducing its side effects. So as long as you are using a CBD product with below the legal requirement of 0.3% THC, you don’t have to worry about getting “high”.
There is absolutely no risk of getting high from any CBD product, which is a major reason why CBD has become so popular.
How Long Does CBD Stay In Your System?
There are a few factors that determine how long CBD will stay in your system. These include:
- How much CBD you use
- How often you use CBD
- Individual body compositions
- Your diet
- And your method of use (oils, vaping, edibles, lotions, etc.)
CBD oil, for example, acts fast and lingers in your body longer, while vaping acts fastest but also has the shortest-lasting effects. How long the effects last depends on some combination of all of these factors and can be difficult to pinpoint, but in general, the effects of CBD should last between two and six hours. How long traces of CBD stay in our system is even more difficult to determine, but should not be a cause for concern.
What Are The Most Common Types of Products That Include Full Spectrum CBD?
MONTKUSH provides full spectrum CBD oil in two flavors: Mint and Natural.
You can find full spectrum CBD in every kind of CBD product.
Full spectrum products include everything from CBD oil to edibles, CBD gummies, capsules, and CBD softgels, even topical creams, lotions, and balms. Full spectrum CBD has even been marketed in things like coffee and chocolates. It’s everywhere.
The “best” way to take CBD oil is entirely up to the user. Once you build a tolerance, you may find that a stronger full spectrum CBD oil twice daily is best for you, while others may just take a small dose when they need it. It all depends!
As you can see, full spectrum CBD means you get the full benefits of the hemp plant in your CBD oil or other product. Because of the wonderful phenomenon known as the entourage effect, full spectrum CBD offers benefits that broad-spectrum CBD and CBD isolate can’t match.
Full spectrum CBD oil from MONTKUSH won’t get you high, but will give you the signature CBD benefits you’ve come to enjoy. Determine the right dose and method that best suits your needs and join the happy mountain today.
Climbing Towards Optimal Health
A unique and top quality Broad-Spectrum Tincture recipe that is created by Mountain Pure and has been Third Party Tested to assure we are providing what’s best for you and yours.
Broad-Spectrum means that you’re not only getting the gem of a compound, CBD, but you are also getting multiple other cannabinoids included. This is important because we know that those compounds work synergistically together, to create what your body really needs to process them accurately. Compounds such as CBG and CBN are often times touted as just as useful and necessary as CBD.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in the cannabis plant and for our purposes here, specifically the hemp plant. This is a plant with a rich history as a medicine going back thousands of years. Today the therapeutic properties of CBD are being tested and confirmed by scientists and doctors around the world. A safe, non-addictive substance, CBD is one of more than a hundred “phytocannabinoids,” which are unique to cannabis and give the plant its robust therapeutic profile.
CBD is closely related to another important medicinally active phytocannabinoid: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the compound that causes the high that cannabis is famous for. These are the two components of cannabis that have been most studied by scientists.
Both CBD and THC have significant therapeutic attributes. But unlike THC, CBD does not make a person feel “stoned” or intoxicated. That’s because CBD and THC act in different ways on different receptors in the brain and body.
CBD can actually lessen or neutralize the psychoactive effects of THC, depending on how much of each compound is consumed. Many people want the health benefits of cannabis without the high – or with less of a high.
The fact that CBD is therapeutically potent as well as non-intoxicating, and easy to take as a CBD oil, makes it an appealing treatment option for those who are cautious about trying cannabis for the first time.
The hemp farm uses good farming practices and the CBD is extracted via CO2 extraction. It remains pure, potent and of good quality.