Myth #1

CBD is the same as medical marijuana


Medical marijuana uses the plant’s flower in order to give patients the maximum amount of THC to alleviate various medical symptoms.  CBD oils often contain miniscule traces (or no trace at all) of THC, making CBD oil and medical marijuana very different from one another and the effect they have on the human body.


Myth #2

CBD oils get people high


Using CBD oil will not result in mind-altering, psychoactive effects because it is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid. THC in marijuana is the psychoactive ingredient that gives people the high.  By taking the recommended amounts, achieving a high through CBD is impossible.  CBD is a popular option for many due to its non-addictive nature. 


Myth #3

CBD works just like THC without the high


CBD and THC are different substances that affect the endocannabinoid system of your body in very different ways.  However, the differences don’t stop there.  CBD and THC have very different foundational differences even as it pertains to the effects it has on the enzymes in your body, pain receptors, and even serotonin receptors.  CBD isn’t just THC without the high.  It is a different substance that benefits your body in its own unique way. 


Myth #4

The more CBD the better


As with many things, more is not always better.  Large doses of CBD oil do not necessarily equate to quicker or stronger results.  Although you are unable to overdose on CBD, studies have shown that large doses can actually lessen the effects of the oil. 

Myth #5

There’s no proof that CBD has medical benefits


CBD has recently been approved by the FDA to treat childhood seizure disorders.  Additionally, there are currently several clinical trials coming down the pipeline for FDA approval that will likely result in CBD being approved to treat a variety of other health issues. That being said, research is still in its infancy when it comes to the benefits of CBD.  However, preliminary results are promising in the positive effects of CBD for the body and mind. 




Do you want to try CBD?


Now that we’ve cleared up some common misconceptions regarding CBD, it is important to ensure you are purchasing certified products for maximum effectiveness and quality.  Calmr CBD oils offer a high-quality product that is THC free, pesticide free, and has no binders, fillers, excipients, dyes, or unknown substances. Our CBD oil is tested in-house and through a third-party lab to ensure that the products you receive are the highest quality available. Feel free to visit us at calmrbio.com




Sources:

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-first-drug-comprised-active-ingredient-derived-marijuana-treat-rare-severe-forms

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6143823/

https://doi.org/10.1177/1078390320929410

https://doi.org/10.1002/jcph.1387

https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-011-2495-x




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