What is Hemp extract?
Hemp extract is a dietary supplement and an excellent source of nutrients that can be safely consumed as part of a daily diet. Hemp extract is rich in natural cannabinoids, legal, and is not psychoactive, meaning that it does not cause one to get high. There are over 80 active cannabinoids including cannabidiol (CBD) which studies have shown can help provide relief to thoseÂ suffering from Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Joint Pain, PTSD, Anxiety, Epilepsy, and other ailments. See Blog for more details.
What is the extraction process?
Hemp oil can be extracted a number of ways, but not all are equal. We use the highest standard of extraction is the CO2 method, where hemp is put under high pressure and low temperatures. This process eliminates the need for using harsh chemicals. While this is a complex method, it is the cleanest and safest method of extraction and ensures a pure hemp extract.
Can I get high from hemp?
No, the feeling of getting high is do to the compound THC which is found in marijuana ranging from 10%-30%. Our industrial hemp contains only .3% and the CBD has been shown to counter the psychoactive effects of THC.
Does it contain CBD?
Yes, our hemp extract contains a variety of cannabinoids including cannabidiol or CBD which is the most heavily present one.
How much CBD is actually in the Hemp Extract?
The mg that are listed on the front of the packaging is the total amount of CBD in the product. For example the 600mg tincture contains 780mg of hemp extract, 600mg of that 780mg is CBD. The remaining mg is made up of the different cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids that make up the hemp plat.
Does it matter where the hemp is grown?
Yes, hemp is often usedÂ as a crop cleanser in Eastern Europe and Asia and will absorb toxins that are the soil and thus leave the ground clean. This obviously presents a problem since we don't want to include those toxin in our extract. We use only hemp that is grown in the organic soil of Colorado and guarantee a clean and pure extract.
Is hemp extract legal?
Yes, while there is a bit of confusion on the topic, hemp extract is legal in all 50 states. See our blog post for more details.
Are there any side effects?
There are no major side effects to taking hemp extract as part of your daily routine. While some have experienced stomach discomfort and diarrhea, this is a common effect of consuming high amounts of any oil based product. As a matter of fact the World Health Organization recently released a study that states there is no indication that CBD is addictive and therefore not reason to suspect it would be abused.
Is it USDA certified Organic
While we grow our hemp in clean organic soil and do not use pesticides or harsh chemicals, we cannot call it certified organic. At this time the USDA does not regulate hemp therefore there is not organic certification available.
What are the benefits of hemp extract?
Studies have shown that hemp extract that contains active cannabinoids have been able to help those suffering from many ailments such as; Anxiety, PTSD, M.S., Fibromyalgia, Stress, Tensions, Epilepsy, Arthritis, and Brain Trauma.
EllaJean Organics is committed to producing the highest quality hemp extract that contains over 80 active cannabinoids including cannabidiol (CBD).