Why All CBD Products Are Not Created Equal.
Buyer Beware - Not All Hemp Products Are Equal
We have all been there, the journey of being interested in a product and being overwhelmed by all the information presented. Buy this, buy that, try this, try that. You are interested in utilizing CBD and now it is time to do the research to find the best product fit for you and your goals. It can be intimidating to understand how to buy CBD oil with so many products being available on the market and fly by night companies popping up claiming that theirs is better than the rest.
How do you know what a quality product is? What do I need to be looking for?
- Is it organic certified by a reliable source?
- Is it directly from the farm or is it from a shady broker?
- What is the quality of the product and how pure is it?
CBD products are increasing in demand and popularity for those seeking natural products for their health and overall wellness. Hemp was just legalized and CBD is here to stay and revolutionize the agricultural and health industry alike.When I first starting trying it and finding which products I liked it almost felt as if I was breaking the law.
The hemp-based tinctures I was given were clearly home-grown, probably filled in a commune by someone named Rosemary Avocado, smelling of patchouli. (I am thinking outskirts Denver or Southern Cali the 90's) But the overall effect it had on me was life-changing. Rosemary Avocado is now my hero and I am feeling the benefits.
Today, the rest of the world has caught up, and CBD is the most promising product in health and athletics. The business has evolved into a multi-billion-dollar free-for-all, attracting large companies and fraudulent companies alike to try and cache in on what I call The Sweet Life. In this article I will explain to you what that means and show you the steps to understanding that not all CBD is created equal.
This article is going to keep it simple. The last thing we want to do is add to your confusion of the different types of CBD. In this article we will break things down so that when you buy CBD oil online, you know what to look for and where to look for the best quality, full spectrum, whole plant CBD online. The following are the basics of CBD and the 10 things to look for that makes any CBD product and company worth looking into.
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT CBD
CBD or Cannabidiol can be extracted from both hemp and cannabis plants. It is the most abundant compound in hemp and the 2nd most abundant compound in strains of cannabis. CBD does not produce any intoxicating or psychoactive effects, or a “high” as is associated with cannabis.
You may think that you need to have a medical cannabis card to be able to buy CBD oil online – this isn’t the case. Of course, if you have a medical cannabis card, you have access at local dispensaries. It is important to know the laws of your state when seeking CBD products online. The 2018 farm bill gives hemp an actual definition.
Hemp is now an agricultural crop that is a cannabis sativa plant with less than 0.3% THC in its dry weight. Hemp has been widely illegal in the United States for the last 50 years. The FDA must now determine regulations and standards for the industry.
CBD is a compound found in the cannabis plant that has proven to be not harmful, has health benefits, and does not have abuse potential, experts at the World Health Organization say.
The WHO's Expert Committee on Drug Dependence focused on cannabidiol, or CBD, one of the naturally occurring cannabinoids found in cannabis plants.
After reviewing evidence from animal and human studies, the committee concludes that "In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential."
Some areas that your body may benefit from CBD are:
- General aches and pains
- Skin care
- Joint support
- Mental health
- Supplemental health and wellness support
- Pet care and pet supplements
Where Does CBD Come From?
Not all CBD products are equal. Sweet Nectar CBD is adamant about sourcing our CBD from American farmers that practice organic cultivation methods. From Seed to Sale every batch of Sweet Nectar CBD oil is lab tested for purity to help us maintain our strict quality standards and be certified Hemp Derived, THC Free.
As mentioned above, CBD can come from both hemp and cannabis plants. When learning how to buy CBD online, knowing what type of CBD is in the product, as well as its source and all of the additional ingredients is vital. Some manufacturers may use domestic hemp and others may use European hemp. If it is not stated, ask.
Hemp is a bioaccumulator, meaning it is capable of absorbing both the good and the bad from the air, water, and soil in which it’s grown. This makes it all the more important to know that your CBD oil comes from organically grown hemp that can be tracked to its US-grown source. The last thing buyers want is for their CBD oil to have accumulated toxic substances such as pesticides, herbicides, or heavy metals. For decades, farmers have used pesticides to protect crops against insects, disease, and fungi. That’s one big reason behind the global push to go organic. People are starting to prioritize organic, pesticide-free crops, whether you’re talking about fruits,
Sweet Nectar CBD comes from locally sourced Hemp growers right here in the United States and the adhere to the Sweet Nectar Six ideals that proves the quality assurance for your CBD journey.
Types of Cancers Linked to Pesticides/Herbicides
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Multiple myeloma
- Soft tissue sarcoma
- Cancers of the skin, lip, stomach, brain, prostate
Key Factors for Sweet Nectar to Source Hemp from Farms
- Organic Practices
- Pesticide and Chemical Free Growing
- Seed to Sale Transparency
- Full Plant Extractions
- Sustainable Local Practices
Know that you know the basics of what CBD is and where the best CBD comes from now it's time to understand the extraction process and what the 10 key indicators of what makes Sweet Nectar CBD one of the most trusted providers of Farm to Home CBD Products. The extraction method is crucial for getting the full spectrum benefits of guaranteed THC Free CBD oil. Some extraction processes leave behind residual compounds and chemicals that are not ideal to ingest or benefit you on your CBD journey.
Sweet Nectar CBD utilizes supercritical CO2 extraction. This extraction method is one of the cleanest methods. It helps ensure that the CBD oil is free unwanted plant matter, chemicals and other undesirable elements, and falls in the Sweet Nectar 0.00% THC Free Guarantee.
If the CBD extraction method is not included –ask.Any respectable CBD company can quickly get you their extraction method information and third party test results.
Butane, acetone and hexane extraction methods contain toxins. These methods may leave behind toxins in the CBD oil that could be harmful.
Supercritical CO2 extraction uses carbon dioxide with high pressure and low heat to extract the oil from hemp plants.
So there you have it, our here is a few things that set us apart from the other CBD producer and help us be a seed to sale company with transparency. Hope this helps. Please feel free to visit us on facebook and instagram and be sure to share this article with anyone interested in learning more about organic cbd and how to Live The Sweet Life.