What is CBD?
CBD is short for cannabidiol, one of the compounds found in the hemp plant. It belongs to a group of compounds known as phyto-cannabinoids. There is a lot of research that suggests that CBD has many beneficial properties, and it is primarily used to promote wellness.
What are cannabinoids?
Phyto-cannabinoids are compounds that are naturally found in the hemp plant which are similar to the cannabanoids found naturally occurring in the human body.They are chemically active and are responsible for most of the well-known effects of the cannabis plant. Apart from CBD, other well-known cannabinoids are THC, CBG, and CBN.
Apart from cannabinoids, what other compounds are present in the cannabis plant?
There are many compounds present in the cannabis plant, and these include:
Terpenoids- The term terpenoids refers to a wide range of natural chemical compounds that are obtained from terpenes. They are categorized as modified terpenes because they have an extra functional group. This functional group typically contains oxygen atoms. Terpenes are organic compounds produced by some insects and plants that usually have a strong scent. Both terpenes and terpenoids are commonly used in essential oils.
Flavonoids- The term flavonoids refers to a wide array of phytonutrients, plant chemicals, present in almost every single fruit or vegetable. They are the most common type of plant chemicals with more than 6000 identified varieties. Flavonoids, together with carotenoids, are responsible for the bright and vivid colors in vegetables and fruits.
Omega fatty acids- Omega fatty acids are fats that are essential to the body that the body doesn't produce. The most well-known omega acid is omega three, which is vital for the proper functioning of the body. Research has shown that hemp is one of the most important sources of omega 3.
How many CBD products are there?
There are lots of CBD products out there, each trying to cater to a different group of people. The most common ones are
- CBD oil
- CBD salves
- CBD tinctures
- CBD salve sticks
- CBD vapes
- CBD gummies
- CBD tinctures
- CBD softgels
- CBD capsules
- CBD water soluble ingestibles (softgels, capsules, gummies, pet chews,)
How does CBD work?
According to researchers, CBD works by interacting with the body's endocannabinoid system. CBD interacts with enzymes and receptors in the system, creating the effects we perceive.
What is the endocannabinoid system?
The endocannabinoid system is a system of neurotransmitters, enzymes, and cell receptors that has a role in several key functions in the body. Researchers believe that the ECS plays a role in regulating appetite, the immune system, and thermoregulation.
What is the entourage effect?
The entourage effect is a scientific theory that every compound in cannabis works together, and by working together, they create a better effect than a single compound on its own. Each compound in cannabis has a different effect on the human body, and the overall effect is often greater than the effect produced by individual compounds.
Is CBD the same as marijuana?
CBD is not the same as marijuana. Marijuana refers to the entire plant, while CBD refers to one of the compounds found in the plant.
Is hemp the same as marijuana?
Hemp and marijuana are different names used to refer to the cannabis plant. However, there are some significant differences between the two. The major one is that hemp contains less than 0.3% of THC by dry weight, while marijuana contains 5 to 20% THC by dry weight.
Is hemp seed oil the same as CBD oil?
Hemp seed oil and CBD oil are not the same. CBD oil is made by extracting oil from the hemp plant's flowers. Hemp seed oil is made by extracting oil from the hemp plant's seeds. Hemp seed oil has its own benefits, which are independent of the benefits of CBD oil.
Does hemp seed oil contain CBD?
Hemp seed oil does not contain CBD. This is because the hemp seeds do not contain CBD. This is because CBD is located in the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant.
Is THC the same as CBD?
Although both THC and CBD are compounds found in the cannabis plant, they are not the same. CBD is short for cannabidiol, a compound that primarily improves the body's wellness. THC, on the other hand, refers to tetrahydrocannabinol, the compound in cannabis that gets you high.
Is CBD the same as medical marijuana?
CBD and medical marijuana are not the same. As we have seen before, CBD is a compound found in the hemp plant that is primarily used to promote overall wellness. Medical marijuana, on the other hand, refers to marijuana that is taken to manage conditions and diseases.
Can pets use CBD?
Yes, pets can use CBD. In fact, Da'vid and Jessica's pets are big fans of our Imaginal Pet Chews. However, before you give your pet any product containing CBD, please consult with a vet who is familiar with CBD and knows your pet's history.
What is CBD isolate?
CBD isolate is a type of CBD that has been extracted and isolated from all other compounds. CBD isolate does not contain any of the other compounds found in the hemp plant.
What is full-spectrum CBD?
Full-spectrum is a term used to refer to CBD products that contain all the compounds present in the hemp plant, including THC. The concentration and presence of these compounds is determined by the plant that was used to make the product.
What is broad-spectrum CBD?
Broad-spectrum is a term used to refer to CBD products that contain all the compounds present in the hemp plant except THC. Once the oil has been extracted, it undergoes further processing to eliminate THC (leaving only undetectable trace amounts).
Can you overdose on CBD?
There has been no instance of anyone overdosing on CBD, and according to the World Health Organisation, “CBD is generally well tolerated with a good safety profile.”
How safe is your CBD?
All Imaginal CBD products undergo rigorous testing to ensure that they are safe for consumption. Jessica and Da’vid believe that Imaginal products have to meet the highest standards before they are sold. Jessica and Da'vid have tried and used each product offered for sale (except the pet chews - which their pets use regularly).
How are your products tested?
Imaginal CBD products go through rigorous testing by third-party labs that are certified and accredited. These labs test for the presence of contaminants such as heavy metals, yeast, mold, and pesticides. They also test the concentration and potency of cannabinoids.
Can I see the results of your lab tests
Yes, you can see the results of our lab tests here. Jessica and David believe in complete transparency, and that's why they have made the results of our lab tests available.
How much CBD is in your products?
The amount of CBD in Imaginal products varies according to the product. Please refer to the product label where we have provided a detailed list of what is in our products.
How much CBD should I take?
The amount of CBD you should use depends on various factors such as your age, the product you are using, and why you are using it. Most people use 5 to 50 milligrams of CBD per day, but please always consult a licensed physician to determine what is the right amount based on your personal medical condition.
How often can I take CBD?
You can take CBD multiple times each day over several intervals.
Can I take CBD with food?
Yes, you can take Imaginal CBD with food; in fact, some of our products such as the edibles are best taken with food. However, you should also be able to take them on an empty stomach without any issues.
Do I need a prescription to buy CBD?
No, you do not need a prescription to buy CBD products.
What about a medical marijuana card?
No, you will not be required to produce a medical marijuana card when you are buying our CBD products. In general, a medical marijuana card will not be required unless the CBD is sold at a dispensary and combined in a product with THC.
Is your CBD organic?
At Imaginal, we understand how important it is for products to be organic. That's why our products are grown using natural methods, and they contain other organic ingredients.
Are your products vegan-friendly?
All of our products, except for the salve and softgels, are vegan-friendly. The vegan gummies are 100% vegan. In the future, we hope to create a softgel that is 100%vegan.
What about gluten?
All of our products are gluten-free.
How can I contact you?
You can contact us using the contact information provided here: https://imaginalhemp.com/pages/contact