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New Here? Learn the Beginner Basics of CBD

New Here? Learn the Beginner Basics of CBD

It’s official. Your curiosity has gotten the best of you—as have a few rave reviews from your friends—and you’re finally ready to dig in to this whole CBD thing.

But you’ve got questions. That’s cool, because we’re here with answers (easy-to-understand, straightforward answers).

  • 01

    What is CBD?

    CBD is the second most abundant cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant (THC is No. 1). And cannabinoids (can•nab•i•noids) are the plant’s natural chemical compounds.

  • 02

    Will CBD get me high?

    Nope. We repeat: NOPE. You’re probably thinking of THC, which binds to endocannabinoid receptors in the brain and produces that cerebral sensation we call a “high.” CBD, on the other hand, doesn't bind with those receptors (and actually blocks binding when used with THC), delivering the benefits without the high. Science!
  • 03

    How do I "take" CBD?

    CBD comes in a variety of delivery formats, including: oral ingestibles (think edibles and capsules), topicals, transdermals, sublinguals, and vaporizers.

    Put simply, this means oils, edibles, serums, salves, creams, capsules, patches, vape pens, and more.

    They each have a different onset (how long it takes to feel the effects), duration (how long it lasts), and bioavailability (how effectively it's absorbed into your bloodstream), so you can pick what’s right and pace yourself.

  • 04

    How do I know when it's good quality?

    At Fleur Marché, we’ve done the research, asked the hard questions, tested the products, and chosen only the best of the best. To prove it, we ask for the following assurance (and documentation!) from our brands and their products:

    • Contain less than 0.3% THC

    • Comply with the 2018 Farm Bill and are either certified organic or grown to food grade standards

    • Have undergone third-party testing for potency, purity, pesticides, residual solvents, heavy metals and microbiological contaminants.

     Sound good?


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