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Fact vs. Fiction | CBD Facts & Fiction

 

In our continuous efforts to educate all about CBD, we wanted to put together top 5 myths, facts, and the truths when it comes to CBD. These are based on the same questions we get over and over again. With so much misinformation and hard to understand articles it is in fact very difficult to distinguish which are facts and which are myths!

#1 ALL CBD IS THE SAME

Hemp, full spectrum, isolate, lab grown, industrial hemp, and many more confusing terms all refer to CBD. Yes the actual molecule CBD is all the same. However the products are not all the same. In addition to the source, byproducts & additives of the CBD product make a huge difference. Did you know that close to 70% of all CBD products sold online are mislabeled?[1] Those either don’t contain the actual CBD concentration or understate the content. Dosing is extremely important as you will see in the next paragraph, so not having accurate CBD product label, will most certainly negate your experience! Please check out our CBD Guide to learn what you need to look for when purchasing CBD.

#2 DOSING – MORE IS BETTER

When it comes to CBD dosing more is not always better. In fact, the opposite is usually true. CBD ( and the same goes for THC ) is a biphasic compound – different blood concentration levels cause different effects. Taking too much of CBD won’t cause your symptoms to get worse however you won’t reach therapeutic levels you are looking for.  Whenever a doctor prescribes a new medication, they start with a lower dosage and adjust it as needed. CBD should be approached the same way. You must find the best dosage that works for YOU! Start at the lowest levels and move up as needed until you reach that sweet spot needed for relief!

#3 CBD GETS ME SLEEPY & TIRED SO IT MUST BE A SEDATIVE 

That is far from the truth – CBD is not a sedative. As discussed above, depending on the amount of concentration, it causes different effects. At very low doses, CBD can be very alerting & awakening. Some users report feeling of bursts of energy when they use CBD products. Again, depending on the dose used CBD will have different effects. And of course everyone is different so one dose is not universal either. This is something very important to remember when starting to use CBD products.

#4 CBD CAN CURE EVERYTHING!

This is perhaps one of the most common misconceptions about CBD & marijuana in general. Some products claim to cure cancer, heart disease & other chronic illnesses. There is many lengthy studies which show that CBD is amazing at helping with and even eliminating many of the symptoms associated with certain medical conditions.  Something that helps with symptoms doesn’t automatically cure the illness and source of these symptoms. Yes many claim that they beat cancer and other serious illnesses with CBD, but those statements are not scientifically tested. CBD and cannabis plant is getting more and more attention and maybe one day it can be called the miracle cure by the medical community but we are not there quiet yet so please remember that!

#5 THC IS BETTER THEN CBD

This one we get asked ALOT? Isn’t THC better then CBD? Shouldn’t I be adding THC to my CBD to make it “stronger”? Well there is much to consider when trying to determine which is better for YOU. Which one provides a better relief for your symptoms, how well do you tolerate CBD and THC. Starting doses, your state legality of marijuana are just some of the other things to consider when trying to determine which is better for you. You can almost compare it to someone asking if Advil or Tylenol is better for their headache. Hard to determine without knowing key background information. Same goes for CBD and THC.

We are already working on another list of CBD Facts & Myths! We are here to not only provide you with the highest quality TRUSTED CBD Products, we are here to educate everyone about CBD and the benefits it can bring to your life. If you have any questions about this article or any other CBD related questions please reach out to us at any time! Please use coupon code LEARN at checkout to get 10% Off any order today!

 

 

[1] Penn Medicine Study 11.2017