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  • CBD FAQ

    What is CBD? 

    CBD is a naturally occurring compound found in the resinous flower of cannabis, a plant with a rich history as a medicine going back thousands of years. Today the therapeutic properties of CBD are being tested and confirmed by scientists and doctors around the world. A safe, non-addictive substanceCBD is one of more than a hundred “phytocannabinoids,” which are unique to cannabis and endow the plant with its robust therapeutic profile.

    Can you get high off of CBD?

    CBD is considered to be a non-psychoactive cannabinoid so it will not get you high in the way that marijuana (THC) gets you high. But CBD is known to be relaxing so you may feel a sort of subtle “high” and relaxation. For some CBD will be too sedating; others will find that the sedating effects of CBD are great for insomnia.

    What are the effects of CBD?

    CBD has shown to have the following effects: non psychoactive (does not cause a high), alerting in low to moderate doses, sedating in high doses, reduces pain, reduces muscle spasms, anti-inflammatory, stops nausea/vomiting, reduces anxiety/depression, counters psychotic thoughts, antioxidant, anticonvulsant, neuroprotectant, and anti-tumor. Source: Cannabis Revealed

    Can you overdose on CBD?

    CBD has been shown to be safe to use in high doses. CBD will not cause a fatal overdose. However it is possible to take too much CBD. A consequence of taking too much CBD is the increased chance of negative side effects like lethargy or drowsiness

    What is CBD used for?

    People are finding that CBD is useful for many conditions which have not responded well to convential treatments. New ailments which CBD can help treat are being discovered every day. However the most common uses of CBD are treatment of chronic pain, anxiety, and epilepsy.

    What are CBD Edibiles?

    CBD edibles are food products infused with CBD. Common CBD edibles products are chocolates, gummy bears, or CBD gum. CBD edibles are an oral route of administration of CBD.

    Do you need a prescription for CBD?

    No. CBD is not an FDA approved pharmaceutical or dietary supplement. You may purchase CBD without a prescription.

    Is CBD legal in Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC?

    CBD sourced from hemp is sold without restriction as an over-the-counter supplement in the DMV as long as it contains non-detectable THC (less than 0.3% per dry weight).

    U First Wellness encourages you to research the thousands of reputable studies online regarding the benefits of CBD.

    Please consult with your doctor before adding CBD or other dietary supplements to your diet.

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