What Is CBD?

What is CBD?

CBD is short for cannabidiol. CBD is a molecule is found in the hemp plant. This molecule is known as a cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are very unique to the hemp plant. 

Science has counted up to 113 different cannabinoids.

What is hemp?

Recently, Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill and make a federal distinction between hemp.

According to Idaho law, hemp is “not” marijuana ONLY if there’s 0.000% THC.

Federal law says hemp can have up to 0.3% THC.

Is CBD legal in Idaho?

Idaho law says CBD is legal if extracted from hemp. Also, a few other technicals.

The primary reason a “true” broad-spectrum CBD oil is legal in Idaho is that there no detectable amounts of THC.

There are four types of THC quality labs test for including THCa, THCv, D8-THC, & D9-THC.

What is CBD oil?

CBD oil is made by extracting cannabinoids from hemp and mixing it with a carrier oil.

Common carrier oils are hemp seed oil, coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, and more.

Where do I buy CBD in Idaho?

There are 100’s of illegal CBD brands & products shipping to Idaho. Even though a low-quality CBD company will ship illegal THC oil to Idaho, that still doesn’t make it right in the eyes of the law.

Where to buy quality broad-spectrum CBD in Idaho is limited to only a handful of CBD brands and products.

Idaho CBD Awards 2020 (COMING SOON). Featuring the best quality legal broad-spectrum CBD brands and products in Idaho.

What is broad-spectrum CBD oil?

Broad-spectrum CBD oil has zero detectable illegal THC.

If there are any trace amounts of any of the four THC molecules, Idaho treats it like illegal marijuana.

CAUTION: several CBD brands dishonestly use the word broad-spectrum. Make sure you’re looking directly at their most recent lab-test.

What does a lab test look like for a true broad-spectrum CBD product?

Quality lab tests provide a Certificate Of Analysis (COA) upon having a sample tested.

A complete COA will have all the information about a few different areas. The primary “first” important thing is to verify there’s no THC present. Thorough labs test for 11 different cannabinoids including, D9-THC, D8_THC, THCa, THCv, CBD, CBDa, CBDv, CBC, CBN, CBG, & CBGa.

The best broad-spectrum oil I’ve found has all seven of the legal cannabinoids. Lower quality broad-spectrum oils will only have two or three different cannabinoids.

It’s critically important to choose the most variety of cannabinoids. With more variety of cannabinoids, the more of a full effect you’ll experience.

What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are active compounds produced by all cannabis plants. They account for most of the lifestyle benefits of cannabis.

Cannabinoids found in plants are technically called phytocannabinoids. Phytocannabinoids can mimic neurotransmitters that we call endocannabinoids, which are produced naturally by our bodies.

How does CBD work?

Nearly every cell in the human body has Cannabinoid Receptors (CBs). CBD works like a key fitting into the locks of the cells. Once CBD binds to the cell, it goes to work providing essential nutrients.

Having a healthy EndoCannabinoid System (ECS) allows for the optimal normal functionality of your homeostatic system. Homeostasis is responsible for cellular communication and maintaining the balance between all systems in the body and mind.

Is CBD a drug?

Although CBD is used as a component in a drug known as Epidiolex, which is used to treat seizure disorders, CBD oil is not considered to be a drug.

CBD and other cannabinoids are essential nutrients.

What is hemp seed oil?

Hemp seed oil is distinct from CBD oil. While CBD is produced by extracting the essential oils from the cannabis plant’s flowers, hemp seed oil is produced by pressing the plant’s seeds.

Hemp oil is similar to other seed oils such as corn oil and sesame oil. Hemp oil does not contain cannabinoids such as CBD.

What is the difference between CBD oil and hemp seed oil?

CBD oil contains cannabinoids and hemp seed oil doesn’t.

Hemp seed oil is similar to other seed oils such as corn oil or sesame seed oil and is produced by pressing the plant’s seeds. Hemp seed oil does not contain CBD or terpenes.

Is CBD safe?

CBD has been shown in numerous studies to be well tolerated in humans.

It is non-toxic and non-addictive. There is no known incidence of illness caused by the consumption of CBD oil. The CBD products I recommend for Idaho residents undergo rigorous testing to guarantee they are free of THC and any potential contaminants.

What is the difference between hemp and marijuana?

Cannabis is the mother plant to the child plants hemp and marijuana.

Both hemp and marijuana are considered cannabis. Hemp doesn’t contain THC whereas marijuana does have THC.

  • Hemp does not get you high. (NO THC)
  • Marijuana will get you high. (THC POSITIVE)

Idaho law says hemp has zero THC, whereas, federal law says hemp can have up to 0.3% THC.

What is CBD used for?

Many people use CBD to promote a healthy state known as homeostasis.

Homeostasis is the body’s natural tendency to maintain a healthy balance in all its systems.

Cannabinoids are an integral part of the human body’s ability to regulate and balance a wide variety of physiological systems.

Do legal CBD products have THC?

Legal CBD products in Idaho have no detectable amounts THC.

Quality broad-spectrum CBD oils will have more than two or three different cannabinoids. The best quality CBD oils will have a variety of cannabinoids, up to seven or more.

Are there traces of THC in CBD oil?

Full-spectrum contain small traces of THC.

Quality broad-spectrum products will have zero THC. 

Why should I choose CBD over medical cannabis?

Medical cannabis is another term for medical marijuana. Marijuana contains THC, which is a cannabinoid that causes a high. Medical cannabis can cause severe impairments.

CBD is not psychotropic, meaning that it does not cause a high. It can be used while working, driving, or undertaking any other physical activities such as exercise and sports.

What does Full Spectrum mean?

The term full spectrum refers to CBD oil products that contain a combination of cannabinoids, terpenes, and other beneficial compounds found in PCR hemp.

While many CBD oil products are made using CBD isolate, broad-spectrum CBD oils have up to seven different cannabinoids with zero THC.

Is Full Spectrum CBD oil psychoactive?

Full-spectrum CBD oils have traces of THC. Since most full-spectrum CBD oils contain THC, there’s a very small chance it will get you high – depending on how much you take.

Will I feel any effects from using CBD products?

Some of the effects reported by CBD oil users include improved mood, increased attention & focus, and restore many normal lifestyle functions.

However, organic compounds such as CBD can produce different effects in different people. Your results may vary.

Can I overdose on CBD?

No. You cannot overdose on CBD. There is no record of anyone ever overdosing on CBD. CBD is completely non-toxic.

Is CBD oil legal in all 50 states?

Individual states can vary on what type of CBD oil is legal.

All “real” broad-spectrum CBD oil products are made from PCR hemp, contain zero THC, and can be shipped to all 50 U.S. states.

However, CBD oil made from marijuana can only be purchased in states with medical marijuana programs.

Is Full Spectrum CBD oil safe to carry through an airport?

According to the Twin Falls police department, they recommend you do not travel on an airplane with CBD oil. They recommend you wait until you arrive at your destination to purchase CBD oil.

What are terpenes?

Terpenes are a class of volatile hydrocarbon compounds produced in the flower clusters of the cannabis plant. Terpenes are what give cannabis its distinct aromas and have been utilized by humans for millennia in a healing modality known as aromatherapy. Terpenes are recognized as safe for human consumption by the Food and Drug Association and are used in a wide variety of food and cosmetic products.

What is the best way to take CBD?

CBD can be administered in a variety of ways. The list below shows the most effective delivery methods for getting CBD into your bloodstream, with 1 being most effective to 10 being least effective.

  1. Vaping – Vaping is the most effective CBD delivery method. It involves inhaling a vaporized oil preparation. 
  2. Vaginal Suppository – This is one of the least desirable delivery methods for obvious reasons.
  3. Rectal Suppository – This is one of the least desirable delivery methods for obvious reasons.
  4. Nasal Spray – We are considering this as a future product.
  5. Sublingual – This involves using our tincture and holding it under your tongue for 45-60 seconds.
  6. Oromucosal – This is a mouth spray. We currently have a mouth spray under development. 
  7. Transdermal Topical – This is a patch applied to the skin.
  8. Topical – This is a hand cream, balm or some other product applied to the skin. The great thing about high-concentrate CBD balms, such as Joy Organics formula, is that you can often feel the difference in just a few minutes. The key is to thoroughly rub it into the skin.
  9. Edible – This refers to anything you eat containing CBD.

The ideal method for taking CBD depends on the reason for which it’s being taken. If you use CBD oil as a supplement for health maintenance, capsules or tinctures are recommended. If you are treating a particular medical condition, consult with a qualified medical professional for advice on the ideal method of administration for your condition.

What is a CBD tincture?

A CBD tincture is a preparation made from CBD extract. It is used orally (swallowed) and sublingually (under the tongue). When used sublingually, CBD can be absorbed directly into the bloodstream via capillaries found in tissues in the mouth. When consumed orally it must pass through the digestive system, but it is also absorbed via the lining of the stomach.

Is it possible to take too much CBD?

CBD is completely non-toxic. We have never heard of anyone overdosing on CBD. However, extremely large servings of CBD may cause drowsiness.

What is the ideal serving size?

The ideal serving size of CBD for each person depends on a wide range of variables, including the reason it is being used, the method of administration, sex, age, weight, diet, exercise, and so on. It also depends on the product. Servings of 5 to 50 milligrams per day are commonly reported for health maintenance, mood enhancement, and minor pain reduction. Higher servings, although not harmful, are not recommended unless being used to treat a particular disorder, in which case it is recommended that you consult with a qualified medical professional.

How often can I take CBD?

CBD can be taken multiple times each day, or at particular times of day, depending on the reason it is being used. CBD oil is also often administered upon onset of particular conditions such as pain and anxiety.*

Will CBD get me high?

No. Unlike marijuana and THC, CBD is non-psychotropic and does not cause a high.

Will I need a marijuana card or doctor’s prescription to use CBD products?

No. CBD is not a drug. You will not be required to produce a medical marijuana card in order to purchase CBD online. However, some states have laws allowing doctors to recommend CBD to patients for particular conditions.

Does CBD have a shelf life?

CBD itself does not have an expiration date. However, CBD oil products can degrade and should be consumed within a certain period of time. They should be stored in airtight contains either in the refrigerator or in a cool place away from direct sunlight. Please refer to the product expiration dates for more information.

How should I store CBD products? Do I need to refrigerate?

We highly recommend either refrigerating CBD products or storing them in a cool place. Always keep CBD products in airtight containers and store them away from direct sunlight and heat, which can degrade certain compounds in CBD oil.

Will CBD oil show up on a drug test?

No. Professional lab drug tests do not test for CBD. CBD cannot produce a false positive on a test designed to look for THC when the CBD has had all THC removed. However, at-home drug tests may produce a false positive because they are simply not as accurate or sophisticated as lab tests. Because CBD’s popularity has risen only recently, companies did not design these tests to differentiate between cannabinoids. They test related compounds within a qualitative window instead of just testing for THC. 

Does CBD interact with other medications?

Studies have shown that CBD may affect the metabolism of certain classes of drugs, but effects have been shown to be minimal. Much more research needs to be done in this area. If you are taking prescription medications, consult with a qualified medical professional.

How long will it take to receive benefits from taking CBD oil?

In some cases, such as when using a vaporizer or sublingual tincture, users often report almost immediate results. However, most of the effects of CBD are subtle and take some time to be detectable — usually half an hour or more. Personal results will vary.

Can I give my pet CBD?

Yes, CBD is safe for pets. Most customers use our Dog Treats for dogs and our natural flavored tinctures for other pets. We do recommend that you consult with a veterinarian who is familiar with your pet and knowledgeable in the use of CBD oil in pet health. Still uncertain? Here’s a testimonial from a customer who gave our CBD Dog Treats to her furry friend: 

“Today makes 5 days of our dog being on the CBD dog chews. She went from being bedridden and us having to help her outside to go to the bathroom to walking herself outside today through the doggy door and down the stairs, then back up the stairs. I also just witnessed a complete miracle tonight. She decided she was going upstairs and made it all the way up by herself! Thank you!” ~ Laurie