CBD FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the most common questions asked by internet users about CBD.
- What is CBD?
CBD stands for “cannabidiol " a cannabinoid found in hemp plants. This molecule is non-psychoactive, and renowned for its virtues and benefits, especially therapeutic.
- What are cannabinoids?
Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that interact with the endocannabinoid system found in humans and all mammals (dogs, cats, horses etc.). Within cannabinoids, there are phytocannabinoids (cannabinoids from plants), They endocannabinoids (cannabinoids naturally produced by our body) Et les synthetic cannabinoids created in the laboratory.
- What is the endocannabinoid system?
Present in all mammals (men, dogs, cats, horses etc.), the endocannabinoid system is a kind of regulator between the nervous, immune and endocrine systems through chemical messages having a direct influence on pain, inflammation, nervousness etc.
- What happens when I take CBD?
The consumption of CBD, regardless of the method of administration, ultimately allows the cannabidiol molecule (CBD) to arrive in the bloodstream in order to move within our body and to interact with all of our endocannabinoid system to diffuse its effects, virtues and benefits.
- How long before I feel the effects of CBD?
It depends on the method of consumption (smoking, vaporization, ingestion, skin application etc.) and varies between 5 to 45 minutes.
- How long does cannabidiol last?
The advantage of CBD is that it has a very long lifespan, up to 5 days! But in general, the effects last between 6 and 12 hours, up to 24 hours in some cases and for certain products.
- What are terpenes?
Terpenes are present everywhere in the plant world. It is a volatile chemical compound that gives plants the aroma and flavor we know (pines, citrus, roses, mint, eucalyptus, and therefore cannabis too).