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CBD, without a doubt, is the biggest and most talked about, wellness product at the moment. From CBD beverages to edible deserts, CBD can be found nearly everywhere. Even though CBD products are dominating the health and wellness industry, many new consumers are still very confused and skeptical about the products. So what exactly is CBD?  

CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol, which is a chemical compound found in hemp plants. The compound is naturally occurring and is most commonly found in the flower of the hemp plant. Today, CBD is used in oils and other supplements to evoke feelings of calmness and relaxation. Many consumers misinterpret the effects of CBD and confuse it with the psychoactive effects associated with THC, or marijuana.

Benefits of CBD & Hemp Supplements

People across the world have begun to introduce CBD into their everyday routines to support overall health and wellness. The benefits of CBD usage vary from person to person, but the most common benefits include:

Calmness

Relaxation

Stress Relief

Pain Management

Anti-Inflammatory 

Healthy Sleep Patterns

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Common Misconceptions

CBD Will Not Make Your Feel “High”

Though CBD and THC are very closely related the two are also very different. CBD is extracted from the flowers of hemp plants, while THC is extracted from marijuana plants. According to the definition, hemp plants contain less than 0.3% THC, thus, consumers will not feel the psychoactive effects associated with marijuana. The elevated levels of  CBD in hemp plants are most commonly used in products that aid in relaxation. Many consumers also use the products to uphold personal health and wellness.

Will CBD Show Up On A Drug Test?

Depending on where the CBD is purchased from, some products may contain higher levels of THC. Rock Creek Organic’s CBD contains minimal traces of THC (less than 0.3%). However, similar to how poppy seeds will set off an opioid drug test, the consumption of some CBD products may result in a failed drug test. If you are required to take a drug test, we suggest talking to your health care provider prior to ingesting or using any topical forms of CBD.

CBD Oil

The Endocannabinoid system is a web of receptors throughout the human body, and its purpose is to maintain the body’s health and wellness. CBD oil is the perfect supplement to support the endocannabinoid system’s job of keeping to body balanced and in-check.

When it comes to taking CBD oil, every consumer will have a different experience, depending on the specific needs of the individual’s body. Because the CBD supports the maintenance of overall health, many people feel a sense of relaxation when consuming the oil. However, this feeling may be different from person to person, so we suggest trying our the CBD and experiencing the results yourself!

When buying CBD oil, consumers should only purchase from companies that are U.S. Hemp Authority Certified. By choosing a certified company, the end-user will know the hemp is high quaily and meets certification standards.