1 Gram of CBD:CBG isolate, 1:1. This means 500mg CBD and 500mg CBG per jar, generally used for smoking, vaping, making edibles, topicals, etc.
Made from hemp that was grown domestically, there are no pesticides used in the growing process.
These products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to cure, treat, diagnose, or prevent any disease. Read our websites full terms of service page BEFORE purchasing any products.
How do I know what I'm getting when I buy CBD?
This is probably the most important question that I answer. You must protect yourself, ask questions, ask to see lab reports, ask where hemp is grown and sourced. Any company producing a quality product will always have lab reports to back up their products. In these reports you can find things such as: CBD %, THC %, residual solvent content, heavy metals, etc. There are many products out there that have been tested privately revealing low levels to no CBD, higher than legal amounts of THC and all sorts of nasty things you do not want in your body. As with anything else in life, you get what you pay for. You are likely taking CBD for your mental and physical healthy, make sure it has nothing in it that will harm you and don't make a decision on CBD because it's cheap.
How is CBD taken?
There are many ways to take CBD and methods that work for some better than others.
- CBD Oil Tinctures: taken under the tongue and held for several minutes for max absorption.
- CBD extract: Highly concentrated full extract paste can be used orally as well as topically and is fast acting,
- Edibles: My favorite is the gummy, swallowing it mostly whole allows the cannabinoids to absorb like a time release as the gummy digests.
- Creams and Salves: Reported to help with symptoms of pain & skin conditions when applied topically. Yin Yang Infusions pain cream is wildly popular and my personal favorite for putting where it hurts.
- CBD Vape: Vapable CBD is used by many for anxiety and is the fastest absorbing method although not the longest acting.
- Bath & Body products: Your skin is the largest living organ on your body. Use a CBD bath bombs, soaps, and lotions to relax sore muscles, reduce inflammation, and decrease pain.
- CBD Pet Products: CBD oils, roll ons, and treats for pets to help with everything from seizures to separation anxiety.
CBD can decrease or slow the way some medications are broken down in the body. "That means CBD may increase the levels of some medications in the blood," Dr. Grinspoon says. The big concern is with the blood thinner warfarin (Coumadin), but there are other medications that may be affected as well, including the heartburn drug omeprazole (Prilosec, Omesec) and the antidepressant amitriptyline (Elavil).
What's in your CBD product?
The FDA does not test CBD products. This means that you don't really know what's in the CBD product you're buying — just like supplements you purchase in a drugstore. The risks? First, the product may not have the expected amount of CBD in it, or any at all. Second, it may contain THC without your realizing it. "The THC content is concerning. If you don't know you're taking THC and get behind the wheel, your driving could be impaired," Dr. Grinspoon says. The safest approach is to purchase from trusted, well known CBD companies like Yin Yang Infusions
Which kind of CBD is best?
Hemp-derived CBD and marijuana-derived CBD are widely available online, in retail stores, or in cannabis dispensaries, depending on your state's laws. Which type of CBD is best? "It certainly is safer to start with hemp-derived CBD, as there won't be the psychoactivity associated with THC," Dr. Grinspoon says. On the other hand, a small amount of THC added to marijuana-derived CBD may aid the CBD's effectiveness, even though it also increases the chance a person will become a little high and have problems functioning.
Should you try CBD?
Only you and your doctor can decide if CBD is right for you. If you get a green light, Dr. Grinspoon recommends using products made from cannabis grown in the United States or in Canada (which both have stricter safety regulations than other countries) that list the amount of CBD and THC on the label, and do not make claims to cure anything.
How should you take CBD?
Start with a low dose,. How much CBD you use depends on the delivery system (whether it's an edible, tincture, or pill, for example) and your individual needs. And of course, as with any new drug, try it first in a safe environment, when you know you'll be home and you'll have someone there to make sure you're okay. Write down side effects and report them to your doctor if they're concerning.
Does CBD work?
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) notes there is some evidence that CBD helps reduce pain, anxiety, and symptoms of psychotic conditions (such as schizophrenia). However, the NIH points out that we don't yet have enough evidence to prove that CBD reduces anything except epileptic seizures. Most evidence comes from studies with lab animals. In his clinic, Dr. Grinspoon sees CBD making a difference for people with insomnia and anxiety. "It seems to take the edge off people's anxiety. And for insomnia, it seems to help you get to sleep and stay asleep," he says. But not everyone who uses CBD has success. "The feedback I am getting is mixed. I have one patient who feels the CBD cream she uses every day for her hands has gotten rid of the pain. Another said it did nothing," says Dr. Suzanne Salamon, associate chief of gerontology at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Is CBD safe?
While the World Health Organization maintains CBD is considered generally safe and well tolerated, it's not clear yet what quantity of CBD is safe and for how long.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult your physician before using this product.
Some of the most common questions that our customers ask are about CBG or cannabigerol. CBG is a new and exciting cannabinoid in the cannabis plant, but very little is know about the effects or uses of CBG. Our intent with this blog post is to inform you about some cutting edge and exciting discoveries that have been made with CBG.
Learn About CBG Here.
- What is CBG?
- Will CBG get me high? What are the effects of CBG?
- Can I pass a drug test while using CBG?
What is CBG?
What are the effects of CBG? Will CBG get me high?
Can I pass a drug test while using CBG?
The most common question we get about CBG is can someone using CBG pass a drug test? there are two schools of thought on this topic which we are happy to share. The main theory that people have for why you would be able to pass a drug test while using lab verified THC-free hemp products is simple. Because the lab is only testing for the psychoactive cannabinoid THC, if there is no THC in your CBD or CBG product you should be fine to pass a drug test right? we actually have seen some people pass and some people fail while using lab verified THC free CBD and or CBG products, and this is our theory.
A lab can verify that a product is THC free to on hundredth or one thousandth of a percent, but all CBD and CBG was at one point married to some amount of THC. it is impossible to separate the two 100% of the way and some THC is likely to exist even if it cannot be detected by a lab. Therefore, the more you use the product, the more likely it is that the traces of THC could build in your system. the other theory about drug testing with CBG is that, since THC starts in the plant as CBG, certain peoples' bodies could metabolize the CBG into THC or an enzyme that might produce a false positive for THC. more testing needs to be done to conclusively answer this question, but if you are concerned about passing a drug test we recommend NOT using a hemp product.