Know your CBD... The answers to our most frequently asked questions

Industrial hemp plants are certain types Cannabis plants, don’t panic though they are very different for the more well know cannabis plants that are smoked or eaten to get high. They are the marijuana strains of cannabis that produce high levels of the illegal psychoactive compound called THC which is what creates the high often referred to as Stoned. Hemp plants are very different, the main compound they produce is Cannabidiol better known as CBD which is now known to promote & support wellbeing and balance within the human body. Although hemp does produce some THC it is only a tiny trace of less than 0.3% which is so low that it cannot make anyone high.

CBD (Cannabidiol) is the main compound found naturally in hemp plants. It is one of over 85 natural cannabinoids found within the plant. These cannabinoids are safe, natural and will not make you high. What they will do, is fire up and interact with the body’s central regulatory system to promote natural balance in the body & mind known as homeostasis, as well as create a sense of wellness.

CBD and the other beneficial compounds in the hemp plant are often extracted using a Supercritical CO2 extraction process, which is regarded as the gold standard extraction process. It is an efficient reliable way of obtaining some of the highest quality CBD extracts.

The term full spectrum means that the CBD extract contains the whole plant profile so if it was in the plant, then its in the oil, including all cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids and phytonutrients of the natural hemp plant, The PCR (Phyto cannabinoid rich) oil extract is rich in CBD and contains only low trace levels of all other cannabinoids such as CBN and CBG etc. This includes trace levels of the illegal psychoactive compound THC, along with the natural terpenes, flavonoids and fatty acids. Full Spectrum CBD products are sought after due to the well documented enhanced effect known as “the entourage effect”. This is where the different natural compounds work synergistically to amplify the effects and efficiency of cannabinoid supplements leading to improved biological response.

UK law allows CBD products to contain no more than a 0.2% trace of THC.

Broad spectrum is a full spectrum extract that has had all detectable traces of THC removed. Only a 0.2% trace of THC is removed and all the other plant compounds remain. You may ask why remove such a tiny trace amount as this does not affect anyone’s health, it is merely because THC may show a positive marijuana result on a standard drug test. With so many industries performing random drug tests on Employees THC free broad spectrum products are exactly what so many people have been waiting for. It has also been welcomed buy professional sports men and women around the world and is listed as permitted on the WADA website (world anti-doping agency).

CBD isolate is a white crystalline powder that contains only CBD and no other natural compounds of the hemp plant. CBD isolate, has a typical purity of 99.9% and is a popular standalone cannabinoid for its effective well being properties. It also has its advantages over oils in products such as E Liquids, as it can improve the overall vape experience by removing the sometimes unpleasant taste produced when vaping CBD oils.

Decarboxylation is a process that involves heating up the hemp oil to activate the CBD and other natural compounds. CBD is found in raw hemp oil as CBD-A, but decarboxylation turns this into the more effective CBD. All Hemp & Glory products are decarboxylated.,

No! CBD often gets mixed up with THC, which is a very different cannabinoid found in cannabis. They each have different properties. THC is an intoxicating and illegal substance, and casues a “high”. CBD is non-psychoactive and it is impossible to get high by smoking or ingesting CBD.

Scientific research and studies have identified the vital role that cannabinoids play within the human body. In particular CBD and its interaction with the ECS (endocannabinoid system) which is now known to be the bodies master regulatory system. It is responsible for regulating the balance of vital daily functions in the body and brain. This balance is known as homeostats.

Some of the benefits

  • Your ECS may have a low function or may even be dormant with no function.
  • ECS receivers CB1 & CB2 are found throughout the body and brain.
  • Clear mind, giving the ability to focus reduced stress.
  • Regulates your mood & memory.
  • Promotes a regular sleeping pattern & aids quality sleep.
  • Supports immune function.
  • Regulates hormonal balance.
  • Regulates appetite and digestion.
  • Monitors and maintains body temperature.
  • Natural pain relief.
  • Natural anti-anxiety benefits.
  • Natural anti-inflammatory.

To name just some of amazing natural health benefits.