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CBD Isolate vs. Full Spectrum CBD Oil 1000 600 The Farmula

CBD Isolate vs. Full Spectrum CBD Oil

If you are looking into trying CBD for the first time, you may be wondering what product is best for you. You may have heard of the terms CBD isolate and full spectrum CBD oil and are wondering what the difference is. This is a common question, so we are going to discuss both forms of CBD and the differences between them so you can make the choice that is right for you!

CBD Isolate vs. CBD Oil…How They Compare and Differ

Both CBD isolate and full spectrum CBD oil are extracted from the cannabis plant. They differ, however, because unlike CBD isolate, full spectrum CBD contains other cannabinoids from the cannabis plant, including terpenes, flavonoids, and THC. These other compounds have special benefits as well which make the CBD more effective.

When you combine cannabinoids together, it creates what is called the entourage effect which is believed to make the effects of each cannabinoid even stronger. So, many people prefer to use full spectrum CBD oil because they are getting additional benefits from the CBD as well as the THC and terpenes.

At this point, you may be asking yourself what are terpenes?

Terpenes are the compounds found in plants and herbs that give them their unique scent and flavor. For instance, the terpenes found in lemons are what give them the burst of citrus smell and flavor and the terpenes found in lavender are what give it that calming aroma and flavor. Terpenes have their own health benefits as well and are known for anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety properties.

So why would you not want the added cannabinoids?

Some people prefer CBD isolate, because it is only CBD. Just like the name suggests, the CBD goes through an additional process to isolate the CBD from all other cannabinoids, so it is in its purest form. It has no taste or smell because the terpenes are removed and it does not contain THC or other flavonoids.

The benefit of CBD isolate is you are ONLY getting the CBD. So, if you are concerned about having even the smallest amount of THC in your system (which many people are), you can rest assured you will only be getting CBD.

When you consume CBD isolate, you may not experience the benefits at their strongest, however. Keep in mind, it is believed that CBD is most effective when combined with other cannabinoids.

It is important to mention that full spectrum CBD does NOT get you high.

Even though it does contain small amounts of THC, you will not feel a head change if you consume full spectrum CBD oil. You will simply get the additional benefits of THC like the anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory and pain reducing properties of the cannabinoid.

So, which is right for you?

Well, it depends! If you are willing to try full spectrum CBD oil to get the most health benefits as possible, go for it! But, if you are still unsure of the THC part and want to try CBD isolate first, we say go that route! Whatever your comfort level is, start there. Remember, you can always try CBD isolate and then graduate to full spectrum CBD oil when you feel you’re ready.

No matter what CBD product you try, just make sure it is made from a company that tests its products at a third party lab to make sure they are safe and free from harmful additives.

At The Farmula, all our products are sourced from hemp that is grown organically. We do not add any additives or harmful chemicals during the manufacturing process, and we have all our products tested by a third-party lab. We are committed to providing the safest, highest-quality CBD products and are here to help you choose the product that is right for you! Contact us anytime for help!

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Is CBD Legal in the UK?

As more people throughout the UK are learning about CBD and gaining interest in its health benefits, more questions around this cannabis-derived compound are surfacing. One of the most asked questions about CBD is whether it is legal in the UK.

In short, yes! CBD is legal in the UK. But there are things you should know about the laws governing CBD in the UK.

Most important to note is that CBD is only legal in the UK if it does not contain THC. THC, the cannabinoid responsible for producing a high, and CBN, another cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant, are both controlled substances in the UK, while CBD is not.

It is also important to note that while hemp products can contain 0.2 percent and 0.3 percent THC in the EU, this is not true of the UK. Both the EU and the US are more relaxed on the laws governing cannabis-derived compounds than the UK.

So, is it legal to grow CBD plants in the UK?

No, it is not legal to grow cannabis plants for the purpose of producing CBD in the UK. All growers must obtain a license from the UK home office to be legal. Obtaining a license is an intense process and is difficult so not many people have them.

Is it legal to have CBD flowers in the UK?

No, it is not legal to have CBD flowers in the UK. According to laws in the UK, there is no clear distinction between CBD flower or cannabis flower, so they are treated the same and both illegal.

The importance of third-party testing of CBD in the UK

If you are on the hunt for CBD oil produced in the UK, it is important to make sure the company you are purchasing it from has it lab tested by a third party to make sure you are purchasing what you think you are. Third party test results will show the amount of THC that is in the CBD product. So, if you are buying CBD oil with the assumption it is THC-free, make sure to check the lab results. Most reputable companies will disclose the third-party testing results on their websites.

Can’t go wrong with CBD Isolate or Broad-Spectrum CBD

CBD isolate is essentially CBD in its purest form. During the extraction process, the CBD is isolated from all other cannabinoids, including terpenes and THC. This leaves the CBD pure and alone. So, if you are concerned about even the smallest amounts of THC showing up in your CBD oil, CBD isolate may be the way to go!

Broad spectrum CBD also is free from THC. While it does contain terpenes to keep the smell and taste, it does not contain any THC.

Ready to purchase CBD oil in the UK?

If you are ready to purchase a high-quality CBD oil product in the UK, you have come to the right place! The Farmula is a reputable company that is dedicated to producing high quality CBD oil products that are free from THC. All our products are tested by a third party and are free from additives or harmful chemicals. For more information about the safety of our products contact us today.

 

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What is the Best Way to Take CBD?

CBD has become more mainstream in recent years due to its several health and wellness benefits. Unlike its cousin, THC, CBD provides relaxing, calming and pain reducing benefits without getting you high. Because it does not alter the state of mind, many people prefer to use it over THC.

But, how do you take CBD and what is the best way to consume it? There are several ways you can take CBD. The best way will depend on what you want to use it for and what you are most comfortable with.

Let’s start with smoking CBD. Just like THC, you can vape or smoke CBD for the quickest results. Studies show that smoking CBD is the most efficient way to get the benefits. But there are other effects that may come with the act of smoking, such as bronchitis or other lung conditions.

If you are like many people and do not want to smoke CBD or anything else for that matter, there are several other very effective ways of using and consuming CBD.

  1.       Drop it directly under your tongue and let it absorb — this is one of the fastest ways to feel the effects of CBD. When you drop it directly under your tongue and let it absorb through your mucous membranes, it hits your bloodstream way faster than if you were to swallow it or ingest it in a gummy or other food product. The effects are almost immediate.
  2.       Consume it through edibles — edibles are a super easy and discreet way to take CBD. Many people that are new to the CBD game like to go this route. There are a lot of different types of edibles out there. From gummies and hard candies to chocolate bars and brownies, you can get your CBD in several forms. One thing to keep in mind is that when you consume your CBD via an edible, it must go through the digestive process for your body to absorb it. Because of this, it can take up to two hours to fully feel the effects.
  3.       Put it on your body topically — this is another super common way to take CBD. If you are using CBD for joint or muscle pain, to reduce inflammation, or to help you relax and/or sleep at night, topicals may be the way to go. Topicals are applied directly to the skin through CBD infused oils, lotions, balms, creams, salves, and patches. When you apply it directly to the skin, you can feel the relief almost immediately. But it is important to note that you should apply it generously because it doesn’t absorb as good through the skin as it does through the mucous membranes.
  4.       Cooking with CBD: yes you read that right! You can cook with CBD! This is a fun way to consume CBD. You can add it to deserts, sauces, or even fun cocktails. Keep in mind that when you cook with CBD, high heat can take away the effects, so it is important to add it to things like frosting on a cake, dressing in a salad or sauce on a cold pasta dish. You can add CBD to your morning coffee, smoothie or afternoon cocktail for a fun lift as well!

Before you purchase CBD, no matter how you plan to consume it, there are a couple things you want to look at. First, make sure the company you are purchasing the CBD from is reputable and sources its CBD from hemp farms that use organic farming practices. This will ensure your CBD is pure and free from additives or harmful pesticides.

Another way to ensure the CBD products you are purchasing are pure and safe is to check and make sure the company you are purchasing it from uses third party lab testing. The company should disclose this openly on its website.

More Information?

If you want to continue to learn about CBD and stay up to date on the latest in the CBD industry, follow our blog. The Farmula is committed to educating our community on safe CBD practices and is a proud source of information. All our products are sourced from organic hemp farms and are free from unsafe additives or chemicals. All our CBD products are tested at a third-party lab.

 

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What is CBG (Cannabigerol) Used For

CBD has become widely used for several health and wellness benefits, and as more people are learning about its effects, more terms associated with cannabis and CBD are surfacing. While most of us are familiar with CBD and THC, there is so much more to know about the cannabis plant and the hundreds of compounds found inside it. One of these compounds that is worth learning about is called Cannabigerol (CBG).

What is Cannabigerol (CBG)?

CBG is considered a minor cannabinoid because only a small percentage is found in the cannabis plant. It is considered a precursor to the other cannabinoids because when the acidic form of CBG is heated, it breaks down and creates CBG, CBD, CBC, and THC.

CBG is known to have several health benefits because of its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. CBG interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system by interacting with CB1 and CB2 receptors which are used to regulate mood, pain response and appetite. While more research needs to be done, it appears that CBG interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid receptors differently than CBD or THC, so it produces different effects.

So, what is CBG used for?

Like CBD, CBG does not get you high. Also like CBD, it is believed to have anti-inflammatory effects. Although there has not been a significant amount of research done on CBG yet, it is believed to have several health benefits, including:

  •         Improving symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease. According to study results, CBG helps reduce inflammation associated with inflammatory bowel disease.
  •         Helping to treat glaucoma. It is believed that the CBG in cannabis can effectively treat glaucoma because it reduces intraocular pressure.
  •         Treats bacterial infections by killing dangerous bacteria in the body.
  •         Treats bladder dysfunctions.
  •         Effective treatment for cancer. According to research, CBG may help reduce the growth of cancer cells and other tumors, thus making an effective treatment for cancer.
  •         Helps increase appetite. It is believed that CBG can stimulate the appetite, which makes it beneficial for people with cancer and other medical conditions that cause appetite loss.

There has been a lot of research done on both THC and CBD, but research on CBG is still in its infancy. Because of this, we are still learning about its potential health benefits compared to other cannabinoids such as CBD. We have a feeling more research will start popping up as so many people are expressing interest in this newly discovered cannabis compound. Stay tuned as we follow along!

Want to stay informed?

If you want to stay informed of the latest information regarding CBD and CBG, follow our blog. The Farmula strives to deliver the most up to date information surrounding these topics and is available to answer any direct questions you may have. All our products are sourced from organically grown hemp.

For more information, contact The Farmula today!

 

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How Long Does It Take for CBD Oil to Work?

When we need relief of certain pains and ailments, we all want to know how quickly that relief can happen. If you have heard that CBD oil may be something that can help alleviate your symptoms, it only makes sense that you would want to know how long it takes for CBD oil to actually work. In short, the answer is…quick! Although, it depends.

CBD comes in a variety of forms, all of which are absorbed at different rates, so we need to evaluate the most popular types of CBD and how quickly each form works.

CBD Capsules

CBD capsules are taken orally and are a popular way to take CBD. But, because capsules are ingested and the contents have to be digested and absorbed, it can take longer to feel the effects when taken this way. When we swallow CBD oil capsules, the CBD is filtered through the liver before being entered into the bloodstream. This process can take longer for the effects to be felt, but it still doesn’t take that long to work. People generally feel the effects of CBD when taken via capsules anywhere from 20 minutes to one hour, depending on when they last ate and how well their metabolism works.

CBD capsules are a great way to start or finish your day and relieve ongoing symptoms. They are also known to have longer lasting effects. However, if you are looking to alleviate chronic pain fast, capsules may not be the best option for you.

CBD Topicals

When you apply CBD to the skin, you may feel immediate results targeting the pain point. However, if you are using CBD topically for insomnia or to help with stress or anxiety, it may take a bit longer for you to feel the effects.

CBD Tinctures

When you use a tincture and drop CBD oil under the tongue, the effects are felt almost immediately. The full effects can take anywhere from 15-60 minutes to set in, but when you put CBD under the tongue, the compounds are absorbed so quickly that the effects happen almost instantly.

Dosage Matters

The amount of CBD you use every day will determine how quickly you will feel it working. As with most things, the higher the dose and the more often you use CBD oil, the quicker you feel its effects.

So What is the Final Answer …How Long Does It Take for CBD to Work?

Well…in short, this depends on several factors as we listed a few above. The takeaway is that it depends on what you are trying to treat and how you want to treat it. As of now, there are different forms of taking CBD and each method is believed to work at a different speed depending on several factors.

If you are new to taking CBD and want to know what is right for you, we can help! If you contact The Farmula, we can help you determine what type of CBD product is right for you.

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Where to Get Pure CBD?

When you are purchasing CBD products, it is important to ensure you are getting high quality, pure CBD. But, how can you be sure? Before you purchase a CBD product, check the ingredient list to make sure it is THC-free. You should also make sure the company you are purchasing your products from provides lab results to ensure you are getting the purest form of CBD possible.

Organically Farmed Hemp Makes a Difference

When you are looking for quality CBD products, it is important to know where the CBD came from. Hemp absorbs everything from the soil it grows in, including vitamins and minerals as well as toxic chemicals. So, it is important to know where the hemp was grown and what types of chemicals were used in the soil.

At The Farmula, for instance, we source our CBD from organically farmed hemp to ensure its quality. We also collect lab test certificates from all our suppliers and conduct our own testing at an independent third-party laboratory to make sure the CBD we use in our products meets our high standards.

Check the Full Ingredient List

When you are purchasing CBD products, it is also important to look at the complete list of ingredients, not just the CBD. You want to make sure all the ingredients are natural and/or organic. Check to make sure there aren’t any unnecessary preservatives, additives or emulsifiers.

Mother nature provides everything we need to achieve the highest level of health and wellness, so stick with products that stay true to her and you will be in good hands!

When you are purchasing a CBD product, check for the following:

  •         Naturally flavoured
  •         Sourced from organically grown hemp
  •         Non-GMO
  •         Provides third party lab testing to ensure quality and potency
  •         No pesticides, herbicides, solvents or chemical fertilizers used to grow the hemp
  •         Non-psychoactive- THC free

What are the Benefits of Pure CBD?

There are several health and wellness benefits that have been associated with CBD, including:

  •         Reduce chronic pain
  •         Help ease anxiety
  •         Help with insomnia
  •         Reduce signs of eczema and acne
  •         Reduce inflammation
  •         Help treat arthritis

If you are looking into purchasing CBD products to help treat a condition, it is important to invest in high-quality, pure CBD products to maximize the benefits.

Are There Low-Quality CBD Products?

Yes. As with anything else, there are companies out there selling products that only have trace amounts of cannabinoids in them. It is definitely worthwhile to spend a little more money on higher quality CBD and to do your research before making your next purchase. If you come across CBD products where the price seems too good to be true, chances are it is!

If you are looking for high quality CBD products in the UK, The Farmula has you covered! We are committed to producing the highest quality CBD products for our clients.

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UK Companies that Make CBD Oil

CBD has taken the health and wellness market by storm and has quickly become one of the most sought-after products in the UK. Several companies throughout the UK have begun to make and sell CBD oil. It is important that when you are shopping for your CBD products you choose a company that has high standards and produces high quality, naturally sourced CBD products.

There are large and small brands that make CBD oil and as you continue your search for a brand you love, here are a few things to consider…

  1.       Is the hemp used organically grown? When you are choosing a company to purchase your CBD oil from, make sure it is sourcing its hemp from a farm that uses organic practices. This will ensure that the hemp your CBD is extracted from is not grown with pesticides, herbicides, additives, or other harmful toxins.
  2.       Are all the ingredients used in the CBD products natural? It is important that all the ingredients (not just the CBD itself) used to make the CBD oil and other products are also 100 percent natural and free from pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals.
  3.       Does the company share its third-party lab results? Before purchasing your CBD oil and other CBD products, make sure the company not only has its CBD tested by a third party laboratory, but make sure it also shares the reports on its website.
  4.       What are other people saying about their products? When you go to purchase CBD oil in the UK, read through the product reviews to see what other people are saying. Just because a company is well known, it does not mean it’s the best. In fact, some of the new, smaller, craft CBD companies in the UK are where it’s at because they are dedicated to their craft and committed to producing the highest quality products for their community of loyal customers.
  5.       Price isn’t the end all, be all: When purchasing CBD oil, it is important to purchase a competitively priced product. Of course, you do not need to go with the most expensive product out there. Remember, just because it is a well-known brand or highly priced, it doesn’t mean it is the best on the market. Also, do not go with the cheapest. This could mean the company is cutting corners somewhere. Look at the product and the company, not the price tag!

So, what companies in the UK are making CBD oil?

We’ve created a list of some of the companies that make and sell CBD oil here in the UK.

  1.       The Farmula: of course we included ourselves! We are a craft company that produces all our CBD products right here in the UK with a small and passionate team of CBD enthusiasts. Our connection to nature is reflected in all our products. We keep it simple and let the ingredients shine. Our mission is simple: to create the purest CBD products with the finest ingredients, adding only a touch of innovation.
  2.       Excite CBD: this is a UK based CBD company that is based out of Scotland. We have respect for this brand as it also is naturally focused on quality and makes sure all its products are free from pesticides and other chemicals during the growth process.
  3.       Vibes CBD: another small company that is relatively new to the UK CBD industry is Vibes. We have a ton of respect for our brother companies that are dedicated to the craft and quality of their products.

Want to stay in the CBD Know?

To stay up to date on the latest trends in the UK CBD industry, follow our blog. You can also contact the Farmula directly for questions. We are a small team of enthusiasts that are all dedicated to making the purest, most natural CBD oil and products. We look forward to having you join our community!

 

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Is CBD Organic?

In order to understand if CBD oil is organic, it is important to understand what that means. The term “organic” has become increasingly popular as more people are searching for clean products, free from pesticides and other harmful toxins. According to the US Department of Agriculture, the term “organic” is used to describe any product that is grown without use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, or other toxic chemicals.

So, what is Organic CBD?

When talking about “organic CBD,” the same principle applies. But, in order to determine if CBD is organic, we must first look at where and how the hemp plant itself was grown and if it was grown organically. If the hemp plant itself was grown in organic soil, free from pesticides and other unnatural toxins, that is the first step. The next step is to make sure the CBD oil was processed without synthetic additives. When both of these steps are taken we have organic CBD!

Is Organic CBD Better than non-Organic?

This is something you can decide for yourself. What you should know is that organically grown hemp and CBD products are considered “cleaner” because they do not contain harmful pesticides and fertilizers. If you see the term “organically grown hemp” on your CBD products, you know they are more natural, pure products that have not been exposed to toxins or genetically modified.

How Do You Find the Highest Quality Organic CBD?

Ultimately, you want your CBD to be in its purest form to have the most benefits. A few other things to look for when purchasing CBD include:

  1.       Find out where the hemp is sourced from and if the farm uses organic practices. Most companies that use organically grown hemp showcase it on their website because it is something to be proud of.
  2.       See if the company you are purchasing your CBD from has lab tests from third parties. This should also be published on their website.
  3.       Look at the other ingredients and products used in the CBD product to make sure they are also natural and organically sourced.

Is Full Spectrum CBD Oil Organic?

Full spectrum CBD is basically CBD in its purest form because it contains all the cannabinoids, vitamins, minerals, protein, and terpenes. It is believed that when these are all extracted together, they work together to enhance the benefits of the CBD. For full spectrum CBD to be considered organic, it must follow the same guidelines we mentioned above. Both the hemp plant itself must be organically grown (free from pesticides) and the full spectrum CBD must be processed without additives or chemicals.

What are the Benefits of Organic CBD?

Several health benefits have been associated with CBD oil, including:

  •         Stress and anxiety reduction
  •         Reducing chronic pain
  •         Improves sleep
  •         Relaxing and calming effects

CBD is not addictive and the body does not build a tolerance to it. So, unlike many other products out there, the effects of CBD are not reduced over time.

Where Can I Buy Organic CBD in the UK?

The Farmula sells organic CBD. All the products we use are 100 percent natural and organic and free from preservatives, additives, emulsifiers, e-numbers and colour enhancers. If you are looking for pure, natural CBD products, please browse our site. We are available to answer any questions you may have.

 

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How is CBD Oil Made?

CBD or cannabidiol is one of many substances found in the marijuana plant. It has gained a ton of popularity in recent years because of its medicinal purposes such as reducing pain, anxiety, and insomnia. CBD can be made into an oil which can then be ingested under the tongue for quick relief or can be rubbed directly onto the skin to help reduce chronic pain.

How it is Made…

If you are learning about CBD oil and are wanting to try it, it is important to know how it is made so you can feel good about what you are ingesting or putting onto your body. We have put together a simple step by step process of how CBD oil is created. For questions about our CBD oil, contact us today.

  1.       Planting the hemp plant: the soil is prepped and tested for herbicides before planning hemp seeds. When it is time to plant the seeds, they can be planted as close as four inches apart, which means you can plant a lot of plants in a small space. Once the seeds are planted, they sprout within 60 days, growing rapidly.
  2.       Harvesting the plant: CBD and other cannabinoids such as THC are usually found in the resin glands of the trichome of the plant (in the flower). To be officially harvested, a sample will be tested by the state’s department of agriculture to make sure the farm is following the right safety standards. After the crop is cleared for pesticides and officially harvested, it will need to be hung in a well-ventilated area so it can dry. After it is fully dry, the flower will be shipped to a manufacturer so the CBD can be extracted.
  3.       Extraction: this step is where the CBD is extracted from the flower so it can be turned into an oil. There are a few different ways to extract the CBD from the plant, including ethanol extraction, CO2 extraction, and oil extraction. Each manufacturer will have its own way of extracting the cannabidiol.
  4.       Making the CBD Oil: once the CBD is extracted and is in its purest form, , it will be combined with a carrier oil such as coconut, grapeseed or hempseed oil. Coconut and hempseed oils are known to be the best carriers for full-spectrum CBD oil because of their natural abundance in saturated fats.
  5.       Testing and packaging: after the CBD oil is formed, it is sent to a lab to be tested for purity and potency. Once it passes approval, it is done and ready for use.

CBD oil is becoming increasingly popular as more people are experiencing its many medicinal benefits. As an oil, it can be rubbed onto the body to help with joint pains and other problems, or it can be ingested under the tongue to help ease symptoms associated with anxiety and depression.

For more information about our CBD products and how they are made, contact the Farmula today! We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Why You Should Buy High-Quality CBD and Avoid Knockoffs

Before you go and stock up on that super cheap bundle of CBD oils and capsules, you need to consider something. Are you really getting the highest quality of CBD? Or are you getting a knockoff that promises nothing but dissatisfaction? There are thousands of CBD products for sale these days, but they are not all equal or of the same quality. There are plenty of companies out there hoping to rid you of your money while selling you something unhealthy.

Step away from the discounted CBD oil. It’s time to learn why you should only be buying the highest quality CBD products available.

The Problem With Poor Quality CBD Knockoffs

You might be wondering what the difference is between poor grade CBD and the more expensive brands. Is it not all the same? While the CBD itself might be the same, the biggest issue with inferior CBD oils is poor bioavailability.

Bioavailability refers to the amount of a substance that is used by a system and is able to produce an effect. For example, CBD gummies usually have the lowest amount of bioavailability, because it must first pass through the digestive system before the CBD can ever be used by the body. This means that the amount of CBD you ingest is not the actual dosage that enters your bloodstream.

Because CBD does not dissolve in water, it diffuses into the bloodstream with some difficulty. Poor quality CBD has low bioavailability and is, therefore, a complete waste of money.

Aside from reduced bioavailability in low quality CBD, there is also a greater chance of an inferior product containing unhealthy ingredients, such as:

• Fertilizers
• Solvents
• Pesticides

Reputable CBD companies will never sell products that contain harmful ingredients. Farmula, for example, uses hemp plants grown in the UK that meet the highest standards of quality, starting with the soil.

Manufacturing Process: Why It Matters

One overlooked facet of high vs. low quality CBD is the manufacturing process. Because the CBD industry is still in its infancy, there are multiple brands throughout the world that use various methods for extracting cannabidiol from hemp and cannabis to sell. The more unscrupulous manufacturers who sell cheap CBD knockoffs use the cheapest method of extracting cannabidiol, as one would suspect.

But how do you cheaply extract CBD, and why is it so bad for you? The answer is in the solvents—literally. You see, in order to reduce the cost of CBD extraction, more nefarious producers use toxic solvents such as propane, pentane, butane, and hexane. All of these can ruin your health instead of improving it.

You don’t want that.

Instead, search for companies that utilize pharmaceutical-grade ethanol in their extraction method. It is highly efficient and produces no deleterious effects on the body. Another is the “supercritical CO2” method of extraction, which ensures absolute purity of the CBD.

How To Identify High Quality CBD Oil

If you want to get the best CBD out there and feel good about what you are taking, then you need to know how to determine which CBD is poor and which is superior. We have some tips to help you locate the best CBD brands:

Research the vendor. A high quality CBD brand is going to use supercritical CO2 or ethanol extraction. The brand will also have a website, contact information, and testimonials on their website.
Seek the source. Where does the CBD come from? Make sure it is organic and local.
Third party testing. Recent lab results should be available—always. Make sure the brand you choose to purchase from has a Certificate of Analysis (COA). It will state everything, such as the amount of CBD, the level of THC, and any impurities in the formula. You can find our COAs on the product pages!
Communication and transparency. Seek out brands with a professional looking website and clearly stated information. Customer service should be quick to answer your questions, and their products should have all information neatly displayed as well.

Another lesser known testament of quality is how the company lists the amount of CBD in their products on the packaging. A reputable seller will have the amount of CBD (mg) per dosage or mg per bottle on the label, not the percentage of CBD. If you see a percentage, you know to avoid it. Even a higher percentage of low quality CBD is less effective than a smaller dose of high quality CBD.

Try Some of The Farmula’s High Quality CBD Products

What sets the Farmula apart from the competition? The Farmula uses organic hemp produced within the UK. Every product, like our oral drops, is free of THC and contains only active, beneficial ingredients that guarantee maximum absorption. This ensures that you feel the benefits of CBD faster and longer.

If you want to experience the best results CBD has to offer, then you need to purchase the finest products. High quality CBD is going to produce vastly superior results. Instead of trying to save money, invest a little in your health and happiness, search for a reputable brand with transparent labeling and COAs.

Keep this information in mind the next time your search for CBD oil. Or, you can check out the Farmula’s shop full of high quality items!

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