Thorne’s Hemp Oil + is safe to use, and its use is completely legal in all 50 states. The THC level in Hemp Oil + is very minimal, so you won’t have to worry about testing positive for using marijuana.
And you won’t test as being “high,” because you’re not high. “I’m interested in its health benefits, but I don’t want to be impaired,” one user told us. With Hemp Oil + it’s possible to be more relaxed without losing any mental sharpness.*
And by adding compounds from other synergistic plants like black pepper, cloves, hops and rosemary – Hemp Oil + affects more receptors in more ways.
How Will Taking a Hemp Oil Supplement Make You Feel?
Nobody needs to tell you that life today is stressful. As one Hemp Oil + user put it, “We are probably overwhelming our bodies with far more stress than we were designed to take on as humans.” Well put. What Hemp Oil + does is reinforce and enhance the body’s natural ability to manage stress.*
“It’s safe and it’s legal. And it works.”
A high quality hemp oil extract is an important source of phytocannabinoids – natural substances that influence two kinds of receptors throughout the body called cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2, for short) that enhance the body’s internal balancing system to be constantly keeping multiple bodily systems in equilibrium.*
“A pretty obvious and immediate relaxing effect,*” is how one user described it. For many individuals the difference produced by Hemp Oil + has been both surprising and dramatic. One user told us that until she tried Hemp Oil +, “I didn’t realize how stressed out I really was.”
CBD may offer an option for treating different types of chronic pain. A study from the European Journal of Pain showed, using an animal model, CBD applied on the skin could help lower pain and inflammation due to arthritis. Another study demonstrated the mechanism by which CBD inhibits inflammatory and neuropathic pain, two of the most difficult types of chronic pain to treat. More study in humans is needed in this area to substantiate the claims of CBD proponents about pain control.
CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is the second most prevalent of the active ingredients of cannabis (marijuana). While CBD is an essential component of medical marijuana, it is derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. While CBD is a component of marijuana (one of hundreds), by itself it does not cause a "high." 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 pure CBD."
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The evidence for cannabidiol health benefits
CBD has been touted for a wide variety of health issues, but the strongest scientific evidence is for its effectiveness in treating some of the cruelest childhood epilepsy syndromes, such as Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), which typically don’t respond to antiseizure medications. In numerous studies, CBD was able to reduce the number of seizures, and, in some cases, it was able to stop them altogether. Videos of the effects of CBD on these children and their seizures are readily available on the Internet for viewing, and they are quite striking. Recently the FDA approved the first ever cannabis-derived medicine for these conditions, Epidiolex, which contains CBD.
Side effects of CBD include nausea, fatigue and irritability. CBD can increase the level in your blood of the blood thinner coumadin, and it can raise levels of certain other medications in your blood by the exact same mechanism that grapefruit juice does. A significant safety concern with CBD is that it is primarily marketed and sold as a supplement, not a medication. Currently, the FDA does not regulate the safety and purity of dietary supplements. So, you cannot know for sure that the product you buy has active ingredients at the dose listed on the label. In addition, the product may contain other (unknown) elements. We also don’t know the most effective therapeutic dose of CBD for any particular medical condition.
CBD is readily obtainable in most parts of the United States, though its exact legal status is in flux. All 50 states have laws legalizing CBD with varying degrees of restriction, and while the federal government still considers CBD in the same class as marijuana, it doesn’t habitually enforce against it. In December 2015, the FDA eased the regulatory requirements to allow researchers to conduct CBD trials. Currently, many people obtain CBD online without a medical cannabis license. The government’s position on CBD is confusing, and depends in part on whether the CBD comes from hemp or marijuana. The legality of CBD is expected to change, as there is currently bipartisan consensus in Congress to make the hemp crop legal which would, for all intents and purposes, make CBD difficult to prohibit.
Cannabidiol (CBD) has been recently covered in the media, and you may have even seen it as an add-in booster to your post-workout smoothie or morning coffee. What exactly is CBD? Why is it suddenly so popular?