Want to make sure you’re getting the best CBD?

Want to make sure you’re getting the best CBD?

Check out our vetting tips below:

HEMP SOURCE IS QUEEN

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It’s best sourced from farms that are certified organic or growing according to organic standards.

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Hemp is a bioaccumulator (science talk for: it will suck up any pesticides or chemicals in the soil around it)

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High quality hemp can be found in the US (Europe used to be the safest option). Colorado, Oregon and Kentucky have the most established hemp farming programs.

EXTRACTION METHOD

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Stay away from toxic chemicals.

Ethanol & Supercritical CO2

The two most used and trusted extraction methods are:

CONCENTRATION OF THC

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If it’s hemp-based, make sure your CBD has less than 0.3% THC. Otherwise, you may experience unwanted psychoactive effects.

TYPE of CBD EXTRACT

There’s a lot of debate about “Full Spectrum” CBD vs. Isolate but each can be useful.

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Bottom line: full spectrum is great if you want to experience the full effects of the cannabis plant.

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Isolate is best when you want to be sure you’re getting a consistent dose and avoid THC.

TESTING

At this point, testing is a basic requirement for any legitimate CBD brand.
Ideally, your CBD product should be tested for:

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POTENCY
(does it really have the amount of CBD listed on the label?)

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PESTICIDES

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RESIDUAL SOLVENTS

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HEAVY METALS

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MICROBIOLOGICAL CONTAMINANTS (BACTERIA)