We do not sell CBD products, but if you have read our How To: Pairing Organic Plant Medicine, then you know we are supporters of the magical gold potion. However, there are MANY CBD companies out there but only a few verified retailers who sell some of the best CBD products. So before buying ANYTHING with CBD, you must be aware of certain points. Therefore, we decided to write this article to help steer you in the right direction.
What is Hemp? Is it organic?
With the scientific name, Cannabis Sativa L., Hemp has grown agriculturally and has a long history in its name. It is a type of cannabis plant that secreted THC is negligible amounts being less than 0.3%. Hemp is a non-psychoactive compound that is it does not makes you high. The history of Hemp dates back to World War II when the US government pushed the farmers to cultivate hemp. Thus Hemp was grown majorly in the United States and became a very important crop in the US and then in the whole world.
The major aspect of Hemp is it is a valuable, organic and a versatile plant. It has no drug value and can be used for a variety of purposes. So all the organic hemp is grown and derived from the United States only.
Is the CBD company trustworthy?
This is a very important point that can be taken into consideration. The company you are thinking of purchasing products from must be growing hemp organically. The hemp should be grown on-site and the final product must have been produced indoors with effective and sustainable means. You can only endure quality and safety if you know these points about the company. You must watch out for the companies that are not able to tell you the material’s history as well as from where they have sourced it.
CBD Lab Results?
Another major question that needs to be answered is whether the company provides test results or not. Therefore, every flower and the final product must be tested for safety and legality by a certified testing facility. The tests should be done to certify these major things: the concentration of CBD in the product, The concentration of THC in the product as it must be below 0.3% and also the toxic pesticides.
You must be aware of the companies who do not provide you test results when asked for. Each batch of flowers must be tested properly as hemp never has identical batches.
What is the best extraction method for CBD?
You must know how the CBD is extracted by the company. There are some natural ways that are used to extract CBD from Hemp plant. Ethanol and CO2 extraction are two methods that are most commonly used for extraction of CBD. CO2 extraction, a well-known extraction technique regularly utilized while extricating littler amounts of hemp, includes separating plants through a progression of chambers that control temperature and weight. At the point when diverse temperatures and units of weight are connected to cannabis plants, this complex system can isolate cannabinoids at a 90% proficiency.
So make sure that the retailer you are purchasing CBD from must disclose it’s methods of extraction and also these methods must be natural and they do not use butane and propane for extractions.
How Does CBD Work? || What are the Benefits?
The company must be able to provide you with a list of benefits of using CBD products for yourself, your kids or your pets. They should be organic and in no way must disturb the planet with their extraction process.
CBD as one of the most popular cannabinoids is gaining importance these days and it has become of the cost organic material to treat various health issues such as anxiety, depression, skin diseases and a lot more. Not only humans but CBD has proved beneficial for animals as well. You should purchase CBD after knowing the product properties, history and benefits and not just on false promises of the retailers. Also, make sure that these companies use effective carriers which are easy for a body to digest and not cheap ones.
Make sure that you have all the details about the company such as their address, phone number, proper customer support, tested by verified facilities, organic production, and extraction.
So this was all about the factors that a buyer must keep in consideration before buying CBD products from a retailer selling these products. As CBD is a health product it must be organic and must prove beneficial in said manner. As per our recommendation, we trust the following three brands to be paired with our adaptogenic blends.