CBD Myths Debunked

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CBD Myths: CBD Oil Comes From Marijuana

Oils can be produced from the cannabis (marijuana) plant, a cousin to hemp. However, CBD oil comes from the hemp plant. 

Hemp is a plant that has less than 0.3 THC. Cannabis oil derived from marijuana is likely to have high levels of THC; the compound that gets you ‘high ‘when you use marijuana. In the US, it is usually marketed as medical marijuana and is only legal in certain states.

CBD Myths: CBD Oil Is Illegal In The US

CBD Oil is legal under federal law, passed by the 2018 Farm Bill.

Congress passed the bill to primarily ensure that hemp-derived CBD oil is available for medical research. It was also noted that CBD oil with less than 0.3% THC is not a high-risk product and has little risk of side effects when used responsibly. 

Most states have passed the bill at a local government level with minor restrictions, such as age or food additive regulations. These restrictions are usually in-line with the FDA regulations on CBD oil. 

Purchasing from an online retailer with independent third party testing is an easy way to ensure that you get a high-quality product, delivered straight to your door. All our CBD products are organically farmed, and independently triple batch tested. Every package comes with a unique QR-Code to tell you everything you need to know about your CBD product.

CBD Myths: CBD Is ‘Snake Oil’ Sold By The Health Industry

Like all new to the market products, CBD oil is open to exploitation. If you look in most health and beauty stores in the US today, they will sell CBD “enriched” products. When you take a closer look, you’ll find little credible information. How much CBD is in the product? Where was the CBD tested?

Like many products before it, CBD oil has been hijacked by those eager to make money without any consideration for the consumer. 

Genuine CBD products are tested and traceable.

CBD Myths: CBD Is Addictive

One of the great benefits of CBD is that it’s not addictive. It has been shown to be successful in trials for reducing drug dependency under strict medical supervision. Many already use it as an aid to quit smoking.

CBD Myths: CBD Oil Is Dangerous For Your Health

As with any natural oils, some people may experience side effects, or an allergy, after taking CBD.

One of the reasons that the medical industry has so much interest in CBD is because it’s effective without harmful side effects for the majority of people. The drug Epidiolex, which contains high doses of CBD, is helping children with epilepsy without causing as many side effects as more potent drugs.

A dry mouth is the most commonly reported minor side effect of CBD oil use. If you take any prescription medications, please consult with your doctor or healthcare provider before trying CBD.

CBD Myths: CBD Oil Doesn’t Work

If you have decided to start taking CBD oil, it will take up to 10 days to adjust the dosage to suit you. CBD oil works with the body’s Endocannabinoid System that controls your body’s homeostasis. 

Homeostasis is a system of pathways in your body that maintain your health and well-being. It achieves this by maintaining and adjusting the biochemical pathways that connect all the body’s systems and organs. 

The molecules that connect these pathways are cannabinoids. This is why it’s thought that CBD oil can calm and relax the body so well because it contains so many plant cannabinoids.

It would be best if you first decided what benefit you hope to gain from CBD use. Then, beginning on a low dose, keep a note of how you feel each day over a week. You can slowly increase or decrease the dosage according to how it affects you. The time of day you take your CBD oil will also play a part in its effectiveness. 

Here at BuyCBDProducts, we are available to assist you at the beginning of your CBD journey and answer any questions you have about taking CBD. 

These CBD Myths are based on misinformation. If you would like to learn more facts about CBD, visit our website blog. 


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