Hemp & CBD
CBD is short for cannabidiol. One of more than a hundred known cannabinoids found in hemp, a plant in the cannabis family.
What is Hemp & Cannabidiol (CBD)?
CBD is known as a non-intoxicating cannabinoid meaning when you consume it, it won’t get you high. Although CBD is an amazing compound on its own, it is always better to consume it alongside as much of the hemp plant as possible.
The compounds of the plant work in synergy with each other to create what is known as the entourage effect. Learn more about this below.
What Is The Best Way To Consume CBD?
Types: CBD oil, tinctures
CBD can be absorbed directly into your bloodstream from capillary-rich areas underneath the tongue, along the gums and cheek. From here, it avoids first-pass metabolism and is sent throughout your body.
Time-frame: This route gets CBD into your bloodstream faster than swallowing. Under the tongue (sublingual) is generally quicker than against the cheek (buccal). However, because most of the CBD will eventually be swallowed, peak bloodstream levels range from 0.5 – 5 hours.
Types: CBD Capsules, oil, powder, edible gummies, chocolate
When CBD is ingested, it passes through the digestive tract, where it’s absorbed into the bloodstream and travels throughout your body.
Time-frame: This is the slowest route for CBD to reach its targets, but also the longest period of time that it’s active. Peak bloodstream levels are reported anywhere between 1-6 hours. Best for long-term supplementation.
Types: Muscle rub, massage oil, skin cream, bath bombs
Topical CBD diffuses across your skin and reaches local targets, like muscles, cells, and nerves. Very little, if any, enters the bloodstream — unless it is designed for transdermal activity.
Time-frame: Varies, depending on the target.
Types: Vape pens, dab pens, e-liquids, dab extracts
When CBD is inhaled, it passes to the lungs where it rapidly passes into the bloodstream. Inhalation avoids first-pass metabolism.
Time-frame: This is the quickest way to get CBD circulating through your system, but it also is effective for the shortest period of time. Peak bloodstream levels are within 10 minutes.
Our CBD hemp extracts
We offer three CBD rich hemp extracts, each tested using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) cannabinoid testing:
Full-spectrum cannabinoid (CBD) rich hemp extract.
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