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When shopping for CBD oil, you’ll come across products labeled as full spectrum broad-spectrum CBD, or Isolate. So what do these terms mean to you?  In a nutshell, these terms are used to define which type of CBD is used in a product.  Each type presents important factors to consider, and understanding the difference is essential for every CBD user.

What is CBD?

CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol. It is just one of over 113 different cannabinoids found in the Hemp plant.  

What are the benefits of CBD?

Helps with overall health of the body.

What is CBD oil?

CBD oil is a natural oil which is extracted from the flowers and leaves of the cannabis / Hemp plant variety.


What is CBD used for?

Many people use CBD to promote the body’s natural tendency to maintain a healthy balance in all its systems. Cannabinoids are an integral part of the human body’s ability to regulate and balance a wide variety of physiological systems. It’s used by people all over the world as a dietary additive for a variety of purposes.


What’s Broad Spectrum CBD?

Broad spectrum CBD is whole hemp extract that contains everything in the Full Spectrum CBD including terpenes, flavonoids, the natural fatty acids found in the hemp, and other cannabinoids such as CBG and CBN but is THC FREE.In a nutshell think of broad-spectrum CBD as full spectrum CDB but with zero THC content.The terpenes and cannabinoids in the Broad-Spectrum CBD work together to deliver the

enhanced benefits of the “entourage effect,” without the risk of psychoactive effects of THC.  Broad Spectrum is the CBD of choice for individuals that can’t have any traces of THC in their system for medical, employment, personal or legal reasons. 


What’s Full Spectrum CBD?

Full Spectrum CBD is whole hemp extract contains everything the cannabis plant contains including terpenes, flavonoids, the natural fatty acids found in the hemp, and other cannabinoids such as CBG and CBN and a small amount of THC.  The terpenes and cannabinoids in the Full-Spectrum CBD work together to delivers the enhanced benefits of the “entourage effect,”.  Since Full Spectrum CBD will always contain a small amount of THC, users of this CBD can test THC positive and fail a drug test.


What’s the extra strength CBD?

Our extra strength Broad-Spectrum CBD is enhanced with additional terpenes to make certain effects much stronger than the effects of the standard Broad-Spectrum CBD.  The extra strength CBD includes extra strength formulas for pain management, sleep and relaxation, Brain Boost and focus, Energy and Anti-Inflammatory.


What are terpenes?

Terpenes are a class of volatile hydrocarbon compounds produced in the flower clusters of the cannabis / hemp plant. Terpenes are what gives cannabis its distinct aromas and have been utilized by humans for millennia in a healing modality known as aromatherapy. Terpenes are recognized as safe for human consumption by the Food and Drug Association and are used in a wide variety of food and cosmetic products.  Terpenes can also have powerful effects on the human body. For example, the citrus is produced primary by a combination of limonene and pinene both of which have produce mood elevating effect.  Other terpenes are used to support muscle and joints function, and mood and overall wellness.  Terpenes also act on cannabinoid receptors and are known to modify the effect of cannabinoids.


What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are active compounds produced by all cannabis / Hemp plants. They account for most of the health benefits of cannabis. Cannabinoids found in plants are called phytocannabinoids. They mimic neurotransmitters that we call endocannabinoids, which are produced naturally by our bodies.

Is CBD a drug?

CBD oil is not considered to be a drug. CBD is a dietary supplement and does not cause a high like marijuana and it’s not addictive either.

What’s the difference between CBD OIL & Hemp Oil?

The main difference between hemp oil vs CBD oil, is that hemp oil has no CBD content. Moreover, Hemp Oil made by cold-pressing the hemp seeds into an omega-rich culinary oil. CBD oil is made by extracting the
compound CBD from the leaves, flowers and stalks of a hemp plant.

Is CBD safe?

CBD has been shown in numerous studies to be well tolerated in humans. It is non-toxic and non-addictive. There is no known incidence of illness caused by consumption of CBD oil.


What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?

Hemp and marijuana are two different species of the cannabis plant variety. Marijuana contains up to 30% of a cannabinoid known as THC, which causes a high (psychoactive effect) and impairment and is known as a drug.  Hemp contains negligible amounts of THC 0.3% or less that does not cause a high and is not considered to be a drug.


How is CBD different from marijuana?

CBD stands for cannabidiol. It is the second most prevalent of the active ingredients of cannabis (marijuana). While CBD is an essential component of medical marijuana, it is derived directly from the hemp plant, which is a cousin of the marijuana plant. While CBD is a component of marijuana (one of hundreds of components), by itself it does not cause a “high.” According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential to date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of CBD.

Is there THC in Broad Spectrum CBD oil?

No, Broad-Spectrum CBD contains zero % traces of THC.  The fist extraction process of the cannabinoids produces full spectrum CBD which then undergoes another extraction process to remove all traces of THC and the result is THC FREE Broad-Spectrum CBD which doesn’t test positive in a drug test.


Is there THC Traces in Full Spectrum CBD oil?

Yes, full spectrum CBD contains 0.3% THC or higher and may cause the user to test THC positive in a drug test.

Do you post CBD lab reports online?

Our lab reports are always posted on our website.


What’s the difference between CBD and medical cannabis?

Medical cannabis is another term for medical marijuana. Marijuana contains THC, which is a cannabinoid that causes a high and impairments. CBD is not psychotropic, meaning that it does not cause a high. CBD can be used while working, driving or engaking in any other physical activities such as exercise and sports.


What is Full Spectrum CBD?

Full Spectrum CBD or whole plant contains everything the cannabis plant contains including terpenes, flavonoids, the natural fatty acids found in the hemp, and other cannabinoids such as CBG and CBN and a small amount of THC.  The terpenes and cannabinoids in the Broad-Spectrum CBD work together to delivers the enhanced benefits of the “entourage effect,”.  Since Full Spectrum CBD will always contains a small amount of THC, users of this CBD can test THC positive and fail a drug test.


Is Full Spectrum CBD oil psychoactive?

No, it will not cause a high but Since Full Spectrum CBD contains a small amount of THC, users of this CBD can test THC positive and fail a drug test.


Can I overdose on CBD?

No, you cannot overdose on CBD. There is no record of anyone ever overdosing. CBD is completely non-toxic. 


Is CBD oil legal in all 50 states?

All TJ Organics CBD oil products are legal and can be shipped to all 50 U.S. states.

Is Broad-Spectrum CBD oil safe to carry through an airport?

Yes. Rest assured that broad-spectrum CBD can be transported on a plane. Per the 2018 Farm Bill, CBD and other hemp derived products are legal and are not being scrutinized by federal authorities.  


Is it possible to take too much CBD?

CBD is completely non-toxic. We have never heard of anyone overdosing on CBD. However, extremely large servings of CBD may cause drowsiness.

How much CBD is in your products?

Please refer to the product label for exact concentrations of CBD in each product.


How often can I take CBD?

CBD can be taken multiple times each day, or at particular times of day, depending on the reason it is being used for.

What kind of testing/analysis is performed on your products?

All TJ Organics Drops products go through a series of rigorous testing by third-party labs to assure purity and concentrations of cannabinoids. This includes testing to ensure that our products are completely free of any potential contaminants, heavy metals, pesticides, residual solvents and THC.

Do you test for potency, pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals and residual solvents?

Yes.  Drops products go through a rigorous series of tests by third-party labs to assure purity and concentrations of cannabinoids. This includes testing to be sure that our products are completely free of any potential contaminants.

Will CBD get me high?

No. Unlike marijuana and THC, CBD is non-psychotropic and does not cause a high.


Will I need a marijuana card or doctor’s prescription to use CBD products?

No. CBD is not a drug. You will not be required to produce a medical marijuana card in order to purchase CBD online. However, some states have laws allowing doctors to recommend CBD to patients for particular conditions.

Does CBD have a shelf life?

Yes, CBD oil products have 18 month shelf life when the container is sealed and 12 month shelf life after a container is opened. CBD should be stored in airtight contains either in the refrigerator or in a cool place away from direct sunlight. Please refer to the product expiration dates for more information.

How should I store CBD products? Do I need to refrigerate?

It can be reirrigated or stored in a dark cool place. Always keep CBD products in airtight containers and store them away from direct sunlight and heat, which can degrade certain compounds in CBD oil.

Will CBD oil show up on a drug test?

No. Drug tests do not test for CBD. CBD cannot produce a false positive on a test designed to look for THC. As long as you’re using products which have all the THC removed such as Broad-Spectrum CBD, and you are not using marijuana products, you will not fail a drug test.

How long does it CBD oil to take effect?

This depends on several variables including the potency and type of CBD product  being used, how it’s being used and how much is being used.  The unique genetics for different people as well as age, health, weight, circulations and metabolism can all affect the timing of the effect of CBD oil.  Furthermore, no two people will react to CBD oil the same way.  All the previously mentioned factors are influenced by the number of cannabinoids receptors in each person’s body and how they expressed and the ability of the body to produce endocannabinoids.  An individual who expresses more receptors or produces less cannabinoids may be more sensitive to CBD than someone who produces more cannabinoids and lacks receptors.


What is Bio-Avialability of CBD?

The effectiveness of using CBD depends on several factors including the consumption method, the ingredients in the product, product potency and bioavailability of the CBD afforded by each method of use.  Bioavailability is the percentage of active compound in a given serving that becomes available for your body to use. In the case of CBD the active ingredients are cannabinoids and terpenes.

A bioavailability of 100% means that 100% of the CBD in the product is available to your body. The only way to achieve 100% bioavailability is through intravenous administration — which means injection directly into the bloodstream.

Every other method of consumption will result in some percentage of the CBD becoming unavailable to the body for various reasons, such as getting trapped in fatty tissues or metabolized (broken down) before it has a chance to enter the bloodstream. Each method of CBD oil consumption has a particular range of bioavailability.


How to Use CBD?

It's always a good idea to stick one brand. Also, it’s a good idea to put some thought into which product you’re going to use and stick with for a while. This allows you to gauge the effects of that particular product. If you switch back and forth between different products, determining a serving amount will be much harder.

Always Start With a Low Serving Size

For beginners, when you first start using CBD oil, it’s always a good idea to start with a low serving size. This gives you a chance to determine your body’s reaction to CBD. One option is to start with 1 dropper, if using 500 mg tincture or ½ a dropper if using 1000 mg tincture.

Start by Taking CBD before Bedtime

When you first start using CBD oil, it’s best to start at night — about an hour before bedtime. If CBD was to make you drowsy, you’re not experiencing it during the daytime. It’s uncommon for a low serving size of CBD to cause drowsiness, but it’s always a good practice to make sure. If you have not experienced any issues, then take another serving in the morning. If CBD oil does make you sleepy, then take it at night only. Often CBD oil is used to support both nighttime sleep and daytime focus, it can be taken as needed throughout the day.

If you have not achieved your desired results, you can increase your servings gradually. Each time you increase, take a few days to make a note of changes to how your body reacts.

If a rise in serving size produces unwanted effects, reduce back to a lower previous serving.


How Can I determine Which CBD Product is Best For Me?

It really depends on the purpose of taking CBD and the other conditions.

For example, CBD tincture is not the choice for travelers since they are in breakable bottles and can be messy.  Whereas, CBD soft-gels would be a better fit for travelers at to take at work or in your car etc.


Where is your hemp grown?

The special hemp used to produce TJ Organics products is grown in Colorado.

What is the endocannabinoid system?

The human endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a system of neurotransmitters and cell membrane receptors. Neurotransmitters such as endocannabinoids are signaling molecules produced by the central nervous system and interact with cannabinoid receptors on cell membranes to adjust physiological processes at a cellular level. 

List of Common Cannabinoids?

Below is a list of the most common cannabinoid molecules found in cannabis.

  • Cannabidiol (CBD) — The second most common cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant that is non-psychotropic (it doesn’t get you high).

  • Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — The primary psychoactive compound in marijuana that gives users a feeling of euphoria.

  • Cannabichromene (CBC) — This third most common cannabinoid, also non-psychoactive, is thought to support mood and joint and muscle function.

  • Cannabinol (CBN) — Believed to support joint and muscle function and aid a good night’s rest.

  • Cannabigerol (CBG) — Non-psychoactive and used to support mood and joint and muscle function.

  • Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCv) — Less psychoactive than THC.

  • Cannabidivarin (CBDv) — Similar to CBD in its effects.

  • Delta(8) THC — Similar to delta(9)-THC, less psychoactive and may support a relaxed mood.

  • THCa and CBDa — Compounds found in raw cannabis that are non-psychotropic.


What is the entourage effect?

Broad-Spectrum CBD oil, such as that used in TJ Organics products, contains a variety of cannabinoids and terpenes as well as other beneficial compounds. Each of the compounds has particular effects on the human body. Because terpenes can affect how the body responds to cannabinoids, the combined effect of cannabinoids and terpenes is often greater than the sum of the individual components effects and is known as the “entourage effect”. 


Some CBD oil products are actually oil infused with CBD.  These products don’t have any added benefits of terpenes are other cannabinoids and flavonoids and don’t produce the “Entourage Effect”



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