What Is CBD

What is CBD?

Get to know the molecule and its friends that work together in
harmony to make your body feel best.

Are all CBD products
created equally?

The first thing you need to know is that there is a big difference between CBD and a full-spectrum CBD-rich whole plant cannabinoid products. You might be asking what the difference is?

Many CBD products on the market don’t come from organically grown hemp. They come from low-dose THC marijuana strains which in order to extract CBD use harsh chemical solvents to isolate CBD and thus remove all other naturally occurring cannabinoids and other essential nutrients and compounds.

Organic hemp

By using organically grown hemp instead of low-dose THC strains of marijuana, we avoid utilizing harsh chemical solvents. The proper way to extract CBD is to utilize a responsible CO2 supercritical extraction method to extract the CBD, as well as, other cannabinoids, nutrients, and compounds.

Many products state they use CO2 extraction, but that doesn’t mean that it is free of harsh chemical solvents like hexane and heptane. Low-dose THC strains can first go through a CO2 extraction method, but the problem is that THC limits far outweigh the federally mandated limits. To compensate for these higher than mandated THC levels, they isolate CBD by using harsh chemical solvents.

And that’s not good!

The result is residual traces of these harsh chemical solvents remain in their product, and because these traces of harsh chemical solvents are below federally mandated disclosures, you may be unknowingly ingesting these harsh chemical solvents.

That’s not our style

Since we use organically grown hemp instead of low-dose THC marijuana plants our responsible CO2 supercritical extraction method retains not only a natural CBD product but all the other naturally occurring cannabinoids, terpenes, and other essential nutrients and compounds, void from many other CBD products.

By retaining these naturally occurring cannabinoids and compounds you not only receive a natural product void of harsh chemicals, but these naturally occurring compounds have shown to play a crucial role in the efficiency of CBD, which is also known as the "entourage effect".

The Entourage Effect

The entourage effect is a synergistic effect that has shown to magnify the therapeutic effect of CBD hemp oil. When comparing CBD levels, one might think that 30-milligrams of synthetic single-molecule CBD is equivalent to 30-milligrams of a CBD-rich whole plant cannabinoid extract, or a product with 50-milligrams of synthetic single-molecule CBD is superior over a 25-milligram mix of CBD-rich whole plant cannabinoid extract.

We’re better together

Remember, it’s not just about CBD but CBD-rich whole plant cannabinoid extract that retains the other beneficial cannabinoids, terpenes, nutrients and compounds which are lost in other extraction methods.

That is why you can’t think of our products as just another CBD product but rather as a full-spectrum CBD-rich whole plant cannabinoid product because we don’t eliminate these beneficial compounds. Our unique extraction method extracts all of the natural compounds found in the hemp plant and keeps them in their natural state without destroying and eliminating all the beneficial parts of the plant.

Therefore, because our CBD products are full-spectrum CBD product you will find terpenes like, but not limited to Limonene, b-Myrcene, Delta 3 Carene, a-Pinene, b-Pinene, b-Caryophyllene, and other naturally occurring terpenes void from many CBD products on the market.

Terpenes

Our whole hemp solutions offer a wide variety of terpenes that are engineered to help you, no matter what you’re feeling. These are some of those essential terpenes working together with CBD to make our products what they are.

Don’t be fooled!

When you use a CBD product that utilizes harsh chemical solvents to extract CBD in a powdered isolate form, and they state that it is pure CBD, it might be tempting to believe that those products are superior. The truth is when you do this you are removing the terpenes naturally found in the plant, and by removing them you could be losing out on many of the benefits, as studies suggest, come from terpenes; which are found in a full-spectrum CBD-rich whole plant cannabinoid product.

Preserving the plant

Other possible benefits of utilizing a full-spectrum CBD product that doesn’t remove or destroy part of the plant is the additional cannabinoid compounds found our products.

Some of these additional cannabinoid products can be CBG (Cannabigerol), THC (Δ9 tetrahydrocannabinol: below maximum legal limits without using harsh chemical solvents to remove excess THC), CBC (Cannabichromene), CBGV (Cannabigerivarin), THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin), CBDV (Cannabidivarin), CBCV (Cannabichromevarin).

For instance, CBG (Cannabigerol) or Cannabigerolic Acid (CBGA) seems to work synergistically with other cannabinoids including CBD to provide overall synergy and balance.

In an Italian study in Biological Psychology in the May 2013 edition suggests that CBG has strong anti-inflammatory properties and may even help patients with diseases like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), may be useful in the treatment of glaucoma, or beneficial because of its anti-depressant qualities and may even inhibit the growth of tumors.

The most natural way

When using low-dose THC strains and isolating CBD isolates you are removing CBG, CBGA, and other beneficial properties from the end product, and thus may not be as beneficial as a full-spectrum CBD product.

Another benefit to using organically grown industrial hemp as CBD Drip does is that testing of industrial hemp has found to have much higher levels of CBG than most strains of cannabis. Testing has shown that levels of CBG can be up to nine times as high, as well as, maintaining a low THC level; which is lower than federally mandated limits.

So with some many CBD products on the market, it can be very confusing, you can easily get confused on what you are buying. We believe that with so many studies suggesting the benefits of terpenes and other cannabinoids found naturally in industrial hemp that isolating CBD using harsh chemical solvents isn’t the best and possibly most beneficial end product.

The best for your body

We believe that a natural full-spectrum CBD-rich whole plant cannabinoid product like our CBD products is superior to other CBD products on the market. If you are looking at a CBD product as a dietary supplement, then look no further. Buy the products that deliver high-quality CBD without destroying or removing parts of the plant or uses harsh chemical solvents.

Try CBD Drip, Rix Mix, ECO Caps, ECO Gels, or ECO Drops today. You won’t be disappointed.

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