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How CBD Gets Extracted from Hemp

Lately, CBD has found a home in different products – from gummy bears to body lotions and everything between.

The widespread popularity comes with increasing CBD misconceptions. There's, indeed, a whole lot more to know about the all-natural compound.

For instance, do you know how CBD is extracted from the hemp plant? Most likely, NO.  No worries, though – you're not alone. At one point, we all didn't.

But, reading on, you'd find the different CBD extraction processes and how that should influence your purchase decision. Quickly, let's discuss some;

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Does CBD Work for Depression?

Anxiety and depression are typical mental conditions that pose a negative long-term effect on one's social life, work performance, and overall well being.

As more promising data emerge from CBD–based studies, people are becoming more interested in the compound.

Presently, CBD – or Cannabidiol – attracts widespread popularity, chiefly for its purported health gains.

This all-natural compound seems a home to many therapeutic properties – from pain-relief to reduced depression.

Now, talking depression…

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Delta-8 VS CBD – Which Is Better?

What is Delta-8?  

Also called delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol, Delta-8 is a naturally-occurring compound in the cannabis plant. The compound is found in little concentrations and is said to be a degraded form of Delta-9, popularly referred to as THC.

Delta-8 is formed when THC is stored for a long duration. Farmers and extractors use selective breeding, as well as molecular isolations, to develop high Delta-8.

Delta-8, research shows, may help manage concerns from poor appetite to anxiety, depression, and pain.

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CBD vs THC: A Look at The Similarities and Differences

The legal and medical stigmatization of the cannabis plant is a concern across many quarters. Even with the rising awareness, many are still ignorant about the plant and its properties.

Most common compounds in the marijuana plant are Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD).

CBD can be extracted from marijuana and hemp – both variants of the cannabis family.  CBD is commonly infused in oils, gels, tinctures, pills, foods, beverages, etc.

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CBD Treats for Dogs

As in humans, CBD has shown promising results for managing health conditions in pets. Researchers have found that animals and humans have a similar endocannabinoid system (ECS) – an internal system responsible for functions including appetite, sleep, mood, to mention a few.

CBD is said to bind to ECS receptors to offer health gains, including pain relief, mood boost, increased appetite, etc.

Many pet parents have turned to CBD oil to improve their dog’s wellness.  While many fear that their dogs may reject CBD for its sourness, CBD-infused treats may be a lifesaver.

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5 Things You Probably Never Knew About CBD Gummies

Gummies are available in different colors, flavors, and, as well, potency levels. But being relatively new, many are skeptical about these products and their promised effects.

If you’re considering CBD gummies, this article touches five surprising things you probably never knew CBD could do for you.

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Is CBD for Everyone?

As CBD awareness increases, so are CBD-related inquiries.

From which CBD product best fits? To will CBD help my anxious dog?

There’s an all-time-high quest to know CBD – its dosage, effect, safety, and legal concerns.

While the internet is choked with information on everything CBD, there’s a scarcely discussed concern – Is CBD for everyone?

Before we discuss whether or not CBD is for everyone, let’s quickly discuss some basics.

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5 Common Misconceptions about CBD

Practically every passing day comes with new knowledge about CBD. From viral Facebook stories to TV documentaries, there’s so much info out there about CBD.

You probably think you already know everything there is about CBD oil. But what if some of the facts you know about CBD are but misconceptions?

Most of the information flying around about CBD is not exactly what it is. TO correct the increasing lies about CBD, this article reveals five common misconceptions about CBD.

Let’s quickly discuss them…

1.  CBD Is Not Psychoactive

Here’s the most widespread CBD misconception. Although CBD is not intoxicating, it is psychoactive. CBD contains properties that slightly alter one’s mind to offer relief from depression, anxiety, and, in turn, boost sleep, etc.

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7 Reasons Your Pet Can Benefit from CBD

CBD has grown to become a household name.  As with humans, lately, CBD is becoming more popular in vet stores. Thanks to the series of research that unveils the therapeutic potentials of the cannabis extract.

While many pet parents have replaced their pet’s conventional prescriptions for CBD-infused products, many are still skeptical.

Perhaps you’re still unsure, here are some reasons you should give your pets, CBD.

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Does CBD Help with Sleeping Better?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a major compound in cannabis. The extract is believed to interact with the endocannabinoid system, which regulates certain body functions, including appetite, mood, and sleep.

CBD – unlike THC, the intoxicating compound in cannabis – will not make you high. Instead, it’s widely believed to manage epilepsy, pain, etc.

Talking sleep, some research-backed by anecdotal reports say CBD may help improve our night’s rest. So, if you’re having issues with seep, CBD looks promising.

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How Does CBD Make You Feel?

CBD is widely believed to have a soothing and relaxing effect, but without THC’s intoxicating property.  Besides the non-intoxicating nature of the compound, how does CBD make you feel?

This can be tricky to answer, as users report different effects after CBD consumption – including calmness and relaxation.  However, the feeling derived is dependent on several factors, including the dosage, the form of CBD, and some other individual factors.

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CBD as Food and Supplement

The United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S FDA) is responsible for Food and drug safety in the United States. The agency's responsibilities include screening, vetting, issuing approvals, and ensuring the security of the nation's food supply and efficacy of drugs for human and veterinary consumption.

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