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What is Hemp Oil?


Hemp oil is a cannabis oil derived from industrial hemp, (the word cannabis is the Latin genus name) that has significant amounts of cannabidiol (CBD) contained within it. Our Hemp CBD products and extracts are derived from the leaves, stalks and flowers of industrial hemp, so they could be considered CBD-rich hemp oil, hemp derived CBD oil, CBD-rich cannabis oil, or simply hemp extracts. Again, cannabis doesn’t mean marijuana but is the genus name and general umbrella term which all forms of marijuana and hemp fall under. The form of cannabis we use for our hemp oil and extracts is industrial hemp; we do not sell marijuana.




What is CBD?


CBD is an acronym for Cannabidiol, an exciting cannabinoid that occurs naturally in cannabis. It is found in leaves, flowers, seeds, and the stalk of cannabis plants that include marijuana and hemp. CBD is among the more than 400 compounds that are found in cannabis. CBD is the most abundant non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis and is being scientifically investigated for various reasons. Although, the most recognized constituent of cannabis is the cannabinoid known as THC, an intoxicating substance that is responsible for causing marijuana users to get high. CBD is a separate cannabinoid and isolated from THC, therefore CBD cannot get you high.




Why do people use Hemp CBD Oil?


Many people use Hemp Oils and Hemp extracts for several health and wellness reasons. Preclinical trials over the past four decades have found that cannabinoids show promise as an:

  • anti-inflammatory
  • antioxidant
  • neuroprotectant
  • anxiolytic
  • antidepressant
  • analgesic
  • anti-tumoral agent
  • anti-psychotic




Are there any side effects of Hemp CBD Oil?


Hemp Oil side effects are almost negligible. They are certainly nowhere near the often scary side-effects lists that are seen in many FDA approved pharmaceutical products! Perhaps a little stomach discomfort for those on high doses and some very low-level sedative effects. Hemp Oil produces no psychoactive effect so there is no high or particular concern about your ability to function normally. CBD is thought to be a very safe substance, but patients taking other medications should check with their doctor about drug interactions, which are more likely when consuming high doses of single-molecule CBD products.




How much Hemp CBD Oil should I take?


The Hemp Oil dosage will vary for each person depending on their needs and the conditions they are trying to alleviate. For some applications only a small CDB dose is required to achieve optimal results; in other cases, a higher dosage will be required.




Is it possible to overdose on Hemp Oil or CBD?


No, Hemp Oil and or CBD in high dosages may incur mood or anxiety swings but it will not be lethal. CBD is known to be a very safe substance, but patients taking other medications should check with their doctor about drug interactions.




Is Hemp Oil safe for pets?


Hemp-derived CBD is not psychoactive and won’t make your pet high. It has no unpleasant side effects, and hemp products containing less than .3% THC are legal for sale in all 50 states. CBD from hemp is not regulated as a drug, has no known toxic level, and it is impossible to overdose.




Why do people give pets Hemp Oil?


Just like humans, pets have an endocannabinoid system (ECS) and can benefit from a little pet CBD oil in their diets. CBD is non-toxic and does not require a prescription from a veterinarian. Recent research on pet Hemp oil suggests that it may be useful in treating a number of conditions in cats and dogs just as it does in humans. Hemp Oil can help our furry friends with pain, anxiety, depression, seizures, appetite, and nausea.





 

Kratom FAQ

What are the different types of Kratom?


Kratom types are generally divided into three different colors. Red-vein, White-vein or Green-vein. The color determines the effect the kratom leaf will have on mind and body. Different color means a different effect and a different chemical composition. The stem and vein will be removed during the grinding process. Therefore It is only the leaf which is supposed to be taken, without the stem and vein. The Kratom different strains thrive at their best in different conditions and contain various alkaloids which each produce their own effects.




What are the Red Vein Kratom traits?


Red Vein Kratom leaves have red colored stem and veins. Red kratom is by far the best selling and most widely available strain of kratom on the market. The red vein is sold more than the green and white vein combined. The red vein kratom plant grows abundantly in Southeast Asia and is slightly more persistent than other Mitragyna Speciosa trees. Some studies claim that the substances that give rise to the red color of the veins also ensure that the plant is less susceptible to external factors. Red vein leaves from a trusted source are great for beginners because kratom they produce pleasant calming effects. It gives peace of mind and it gives you a feeling of well-being and optimism. In addition, red kratom is suitable as a sleep aid for people with insomnia. Physically, the red vein is known to relax the body and relieve pain. It relaxes the muscles and can be used as a supplement or replacement of pharmaceutical painkillers. The strongest red kratom extracts are used to prevent withdrawal symptoms of opiate addicts. Within the red veins, there are considerable differences in the effects and properties. Some strains such as the Red Thai or the Red Vein Borneo have a sedative effect while others like the Red Sumatra produce an elated mood. As with the other types of kratom that, the effects depend on the dose. The red vein produces in small doses a stimulating effect, but overall are the red vein strains are used to promote peace and tranquility.




What are the White Vein Kratom traits?


White vein kratom is known as a stimulant and positive mood enhancer. The effect of each strain off course depends on numerous factors such as the quality of the product, lifestyle and tolerance level of the individual. However, the trend is that the white veins are most stimulating and euphoric of all kratom strains. White kratom is increasingly taken instead of coffee (caffeine) for alertness, concentration and cheerfulness. Many have come to take white kratom for increased concentration, motivation and stamina during long working days. For those who experience gloomy periods or at times feel very exhausted experience the best results when using this strain of kratom. Advisable is to not take this too late in the day as this can lead to restless sleep. It is common practice to mix white vein powder with red vein strains in order to achieve a more balanced boost in energy.




What are the Green Vein Kratom traits?


Green Vein Kratom can best be described as somewhere in between the red and white kratom strains. It is a mild energy booster that can brighten one up. People who have experimented with it report that it helps them to enhance alertness and focus, to get in the “flow”. The green vein strains are more subtle than the red or white veins. In general, they can be useful in treatment of pain and other discomforts, precisely because the green veins do not lead to drowsiness, which is often caused by other analgesic supplements. Green vein kratom can be mixed with red or white kratom strains to create a more rounded flavor with a more sophisticated effect. When properly mixed it prevents the excessive anesthesia of the red veins and the overstimulation of the white veins. Due to the balanced functioning green vein kratom is often used against social fears. You will be less afraid and more able to disregard the importance of other people’s impressions and opinions. Therefore, the green veins are popular during recreational activities such as a night out in town. Green vein kratom makes you more talkative, friendly and cheerful. You will be more inclined to immerse yourself among people while comfortable in your own skin.