What is CBD? | The Best CBD Guide From a Real Expert
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The Origins Of CBD And Its Many Uses
As the popularity of CBD continues to grow, one of the most common questions people ask is still “What is CBD and where does it come from?” This guide will provide you with the basics of CBD and the many ways authentic, high-quality CBD oil or cream can be used to improve your health.
The first thing that you need to know is that CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a natural substance that, until a decade or so ago, was relatively unknown by the general public. Unfortunately, there is a lot of confusion and misinformation circulating about it even though it has been shown to be effective for many conditions.
Where Does CBD Originate?
CBD is cannabis derived compounds separated and extracted from the Cannabis plant. When people think “cannabis” their immediate association is that it’s a plant with psychoactive properties. However, that’s completely false when it comes to CBD.
The reason for the confusion is that the most abundant compound extracted from cannabis is THC. THC is well known because it is the part of the plant that causes a person to feel ‘high’. THC is still illegal in many parts of the United States. Thankfully, CBD–the most valuable part of the plant–is now legal in the United States. CBD oil is not medical marijuana, which is only legal in certain parts of the country. CBD is legal in almost every state with some variances on THC level permitted, without a medical prescription.
It’s important to understand that though CBD comes from the same plant family as marijuana, they are two completely different compounds. CBD does NOT get you high. Yet, it has been reported to induce a sense of calm, promote balance, ease discomfort and even give you energy.
Even though CBD is completely separate from THC, for some people, there is still a stigma surrounding it due to people mistaking CBD for THC.
One important thing to realize is that all CBD is not the same. I’ve heard some say, “I tried CBD oil and it did nothing for me.” Sadly, people are unknowingly taking CBD in the form of gummies or snack bars, which offer very little absorption, and often not getting desired results.
My long-time clients tell me that they are so happy that I’ve created Rena’s Organic. Even though awareness about the benefits of CBD is fairly recent for most, quite a few had already tried it, with mixed results. When I ask people, “How many milligrams of CBD is in the cream or oil you tried?” many times the response I hear is, “I have no idea.”
That’s because so much marketing around CBD is not transparent. It’s so important to be a smart shopper when buying CBD and to know what to look for. There’s no reason to throw your hard earned money away on bogus products that claim CBD, but actually, have very little medical grade cannabis sativa plant content.
I’m sure it’s unknowingly, but I’ve been surprised to discover that even many doctors who do carry CBD, are selling blends with very low potencies. One uninformed neurologist told me that, “No CBD product discloses potency.” Of course, that’s absolutely false because the public needs to know what they are buying.
In some cases, products being sold do contain higher levels of CBD, but two important questions are, “Where was the CBD grown?” and “Is the CBD full spectrum or isolate?”
Why does that matter? It’s so important to be certain that the CBD you use is not only potent but clean, pure and free of contaminants. The cannabis plant is very porous and easily absorbs both nutrients and toxins from the air and soil, in its environment. That’s why it’s essential that you use only CBD that is organically grown.
I will only promote CBD that has been grown with consistent genetic material, in the clean air state of Colorado. Because the Cannabis plant is 100% legal in Colorado, there are very strict and rigid farming regulations that must be adhered to. It’s much less expensive to get CBD that has been grown with seeds originating overseas, but the problem is, you can never know what toxins these seeds, and therefore the CBD, has been exposed to. The number one factor when buying CBD is making sure you know not only where the CBD has been manufactured, but where the seeds originated from and has it been organically grown.
You can scour the Internet and discover that it is rare for CBD to carry an organic certification. I am thrilled that my unique CBD Super Cider product and CBD tinctures are some of the first CBD products in the entire United States to carry a USDA Organic Certification. It wasn’t easy to get that valuable certification, but it’s so important to me that people have the confidence to know they are using a pure, effective, organic, high quality CBD product.
I am passionate about helping you find high-quality CBD at a price you can afford to get the relief (physical and emotional), that you’ve been praying for.
Is CBD Hemp?
Here’s another point of confusion I want to point out to you . . . Cannabis is often referred to as hemp, but that’s misleading and here’s why: CBD is officially known as Industrial Hemp. However, it’s so important to realize that Hemp in and of itself may not be CBD. It may just be plain Hemp Seed Oil. Granted, Hemp Seed Oil is nutritious, similarly to olive oil or grapeseed oil–but it is NOT medicinal. So do not be fooled by products that are touting “500 mg. Hemp.” That may be CBD, but it may not. Make sure you are looking for CBD specifically, and not Hemp because Hemp may mean Industrial Hemp (CBD) or it may be just plain ‘hemp,’ with little or no value.
What is Full Spectrum?
High quality, top grade CBD is full spectrum CBD. Full Spectrum CBD contains the benefits of the whole plant, rather than just extracting one aspect of the Cannabis plant. This allows for the “Entourage Effect.” CBD isolate is much cheaper to produce but it does not offer the same robust benefits as the full spectrum variety. That’s because CBD isolate is simply one compound from the entire plant, extracted and isolated.
Worse, much of the isolate sold in this country is synthetic, and there is no way for a consumer to know the difference. Therefore be aware to avoid isolate CBD.
For the most effective benefits, and the greatest bioavailability, choose full spectrum CBD–which means whole plant CBD. You get the Cannabinoids, amino acids, terpenes, chlorophyll and other nutrients from the leaves, flowers–the entire aerial portions of the plant. Full spectrum CBD does contain less than .3% THC, which helps to activate the Cannabinoids in your cream, oil, or other full spectrum CBD product. This is not enough to give you any psychoactive reaction, yet it will increase the valuable benefits.
The chemical properties of CBD are similar to the over 80 different compounds that are collectively known as cannabinoids, and these are the chemical substances that are found in the average cannabis plant. Though there are many cannabinoids in the Cannabis plant as well as those found in other herbs, CBD is by far the strongest and most powerful phytocannabinoid.
What Are The Different Uses Of CBD?
One of the most common reasons people use CBD products is for blessed relief. However, there are many other uses for this compound.
CBD can be used to help alleviate the long-lasting and devastating effects the stresses of life can have on a person’s well being and health. Health issues can affect not only the individuals who are suffering from these ailments, but also their loved ones.
Is CBD Legal?
The popularity of cannabidiol or CBD has skyrocketed because of its ability to help people who are suffering. Hemp-derived CBD is legal in most of the United States. CBD from hemp doesn’t have psychoactive effects. In other words, it doesn’t make a person high. Hence, the possession, sale, and purchasing of hemp-derived CBD is legal in the United States. It enjoys the right to any other legal product sold in the U.S.
CBD. Cannabis, Hemp – What’s The Difference?
Why Is CBD So Effective?
As previously discussed, CBD is often sought after for relief. Our 1000 mg CBD muscle and joint relief cream is paired with 1200 mg. PEA. PEA, which stands for, Palmitoylethanolamide, especially when combined with CBD, has been proven to be effective in reducing overall discomfort.
I personally have had such positive feedback and have heard so many amazing stories from my own clients who are using CBD Super Cider and/or Rena’s Organic CBD tinctures in addition to my 1000 mg. CBD relief cream (and even the 500 mg. CBD relief cream).
It was absolutely most gratifying for me when my 96-year-old Mother called me (twice!) to let me know how much the Rena’s Organic 1000 mg. CBD relief cream helped her. The first time it was with her legs. She suffers debilitating numbness and aching in her legs and she had tried everything, but couldn’t get any relief. It brought tears to my eyes to hear her tell me that she can now finally walk without discomfort, thanks to Rena’s Organic 1000 mg. CBD Muscle & Joint Relief Cream.
Another time, my Mother called to tell me that she woke up with horrible tingling and burning in her fingers. She wanted me to know that it was only the 1000 mg. CBD Muscle & Joint Relief Cream that gave her relief. I’ve heard so many stories like this from so many of my customers. It’s really so exciting!
I am honored that Neurologists, Endocrinologists and Cardiologists regularly refer their patients to our office for authentic CBD.
Over 70 million people in the United States suffer from chronic discomfort. The body has its own Endo-cannabinoid System which has significant involvement in the way the body processes information.
All major civilizations throughout Asia, the Middle East, America and Europe, used CBD for centuries.
It’s only been since 1937 that CBD was unfairly made illegal, when it was mistakenly categorized as an illegal substance. To a large extend this was a political move that fortunately was undone in 2014, when President Obama signed the Farm Bill into legislation, which was then renewed with bi-partisan support in 2018.
We are so fortunate to now have this amazing plant compound available to us once again. Due to the Farm Bill, CBD is now legal across most of the United States. In fact, the United States Government has a patent on CBD, which is being researched for its health effects.
CBD is the most powerful plant cannabinoid
Why do we need plant cannabinoids if our bodies make their own cannabinoids? Plant cannabinoids can have a powerful effect on so many areas of our health because they make the Endo-cannabinoid system work more efficiently. CBD also inhibits the enzyme FAAH, which breaks down the body’s endogenous cannabinoids.
A high quality Full Spectrum CBD product will also contain other lesser-known, yet effective cannabinoids such as CBC and CBG, as well as powerful plant terpenes. A terpene is a plant essential oil, with healing characteristics.
A Complete Cannabinoid Profile
A high quality CBD product to be used for its full benefits needs to have a complete Cannabinoid and terpene profile.
This is necessary because each of the cannabinoids have a slightly different action. CBD by far is the most effective cannabinoid.
When you use a whole-plant product, the effectiveness of the CBD is supercharged because all the components of the plant work together holistically to create the desired results.
If you are unsure how to know what to look for in CBD, check out this video:
4 Things to Look for when buying CBD
Rena’s Organic CBD is made with the highest quality superior grade full spectrum CBD on the planet. Don’t just take our word for it. Check out our 3rd party analysis and read what our customers have to say. Rena’s Organic CBD is USA grown in Colorado, under strict organic farming guidelines.
“I had tried everything for my crippling condition. I’m 77 years old and had just about given up. The 1000 mg. CBD relief cream has been a miracle for me. Now, I’m able to garden again like I used to. Also with the 300 mg. CBD I’m waking up feeling great. I couldn’t recommend it more.”
– Lucille, Texas
The Best CBD
The Industrial Hemp plant, which CBD is derived from, is a bio-accumulator. This means that it draws toxins from the soil. That’s why it’s essential that you make sure that your CBD has been organically grown under strict farming conditions, such as the CBD used in Rena’s Organic products.
All of our products are highly bio-available. Our Organic Tinctures contain 300 mg., 600 mg., and 1500 mg. CBD.
CBD Super Cider, our premier and most popular product, contains 400 mg. Full Spectrum, Organic CBD per bottle.
Hemp Super Food has zero CBD with 24 organic herbs, superfoods, fruits and veggies along with organic Hemp Seed Powder. Learn more about Hemp Super Food here.
Athletes, business people, elderly and young people alike, who have suffered with various forms of discomfort, have raved about the benefits of our 500 mg. and 1000 mg. Organic CBD Relief Cream. Most often the cream is used in conjunction with Rena’s Organic CBD Super Cider or Rena’s Organic 300 mg., 600 mg, or 1500 mg. Organic CBD Tincture.
Since discovering the benefits and power of CBD myself, quite by accident, after providing Wellness Seminars to over 200,000 people in over 75 hospitals, it is my goal to make this amazing, beneficial plant compound available to everyone who is needing relief from the physical and mental stresses of life.
Top grade CBD with all the valuable Cannabinoids and Terpenes intact is expensive to grow and extract. Still, I strive to keep my prices as low as I possibly can without compromising therapeutic quality. In a world driven by marketing, this isn’t always easy.
I am committed to helping as many people as I can. To that end, please check out our first time buyer discounts with coupon code: well10 for 10% off all products. Also, please be assured by our 30 day money back guarantee. If you don’t get the relief you are hoping for—if you’re not 100% happy with the products, please return them for a full refund.
Let me know how I can support you – feel free to reach out to me.
Did you know that every 90 days the cells of your body are 90% completely new? That means that it’s possible to transform into a brand new you!
Imagine being a you—who looks in the mirror and loves what you see looking back at you.
Imagine your joints feeling great. Imagine your mood happy and content.
My Journey of Discovery
I’ve been on a personal growth journey and a Wellness Speaker for decades. Any sound strategy to uplift my own and others level of health—mentally, physically and emotionally, is captivating to me.
If you’ve followed my work, then you know that I have used Biofeedback & Empowerment Strategies to help over 200,000 people to lose weight and stop smoking in over 75 hospitals and medical centers across America, since 1990.
Having faced death at a very young age myself, my focus has been on how to achieve the highest level of health possible. I believe that we can not only survive, but actually thrive, when we are empowered to use nature’s healing tools.
It’s been an absolute gift to me to help others achieve not only their ideal weight, but a much greater level of health and happiness.
4 Keys to Mind-Body Health
My formula for mind-body health can be summarized by these 4 keys:
- Eat as close to nature as possible—whole, real, clean, unprocessed food, from the Earth, as much as possible.
- Be a student of yourself with full compassion. Set your daily intention to increase your awareness of your own emotions, habitual patterns and needs. Release what no longer serves you.
- Create a meditation/self-hypnosis practice daily, to increase your love, forgiveness and gratitude—to expand your perceptions and open your heart.
- The 4th key, as much as possible, let plants be your medicine. Seek to heal from nature’s bounty (unless you are really sick, in which case you may need surgery or pharmaceuticals. I do not advocate making un-wise decisions).
Living according to these four keys has turned my life around in ways I never imagined. Though I’ve studied the healing power of herbs for many years, my latest herbal discovery has been absolutely mind blowing.
Why I created Rena’s Organic
One thing I learned early on is that there’s a huge difference out there in what is being hyped as Hemp Oil or CBD from unknown origin and pure, top grade, third party tested, Organically USA grown CBD.
One reason it’s so confusing and misleading is because CBD is also referred to as Industrial Hemp. That’s what makes CBD legal—the fact that it’s Industrial Hemp and not just Cannabis.
What’s the difference? Cannabis may or may not have psychoactive THC in it. Cannabis is also the plant family that Marijuana originates from. This often causes confusion between the two plants.
CBD has no psychoactive component. It does not alter you in any way. It does, however, carry profound effects.
Is the CBD Authentic and Quality?
But many people out there are taking advantage of people’s lack of knowledge regarding the term Industrial Hemp. I’ve seen Hemp being sold that contains little or no actual CBD.
Relief creams are being sold in Chiropractor’s offices with only 50-100 mg. CBD in them. And the worse part is, these products are costly.
It’s true that CBD is actually an expensive compound. The reason why is it takes a lot of plant material to make CBD and a good amount of labor to extract it properly without chemical solvents.
But it is upsetting to think that expensive products are being marketed and sold as if they were high quality potent CBD, when there is often almost no therapeutic amount of CBD to speak of in these products.
How Do You Know Which CBD to Buy?
I created Rena’s Organic when I realized how hard it is to find authentic, quality, USDA Certified Organic CBD.
I also wanted to offer unique products that supercharge the body’s innate Endo-Cannabinoid System. After consulting with Master Herbalists, I’m thrilled to bring to market CBD Super Cider. The feedback on this product alone has been nothing short of amazing!
That’s because these Rena’s Organic products are made with only organic, beneficial, nutritious and all natural ingredients.
I especially researched and scrutinized the CBD industry thoroughly. It was essential for me to be absolutely certain that my customer is getting the best product possible.
Here’s how you know you’re getting real, high quality CBD:
- Is your CBD 3rd party tested for potency and purity? If so, is this 3rd Party Analysis accessible and does it state that the product you are purchasing has the high levels of CBD it is claiming to have?
- Compare potency with price. Authentic CBD is expensive. What’s the point of paying $40 for a tincture that only has 100 mg CBD? Or, a relief cream with only 200 mg. CBD? The worse part is that these products are often not even lower in price. My local health foods store sells a one-ounce tincture bottle of CBD for $80. The potency? Only 300 mg! Read your labels and be a smart CBD shopper!
- Is the CBD Organic? Is it grown in the United States? Did the seeds originate in the United States? Cheap CBD often comes from Europe and China where the farming standards are not as stringent as they are in Colorado. The best CBD is grown in Colorado because the weather conditions are perfect for the Industrial Hemp plant. Cannabis is a very absorbent plant and if it’s not grown in pristine organic conditions, it can easily absorb the toxins in the environment.
- Does the website or dispensary where you are planning to buy your CBD display 3rd party testing for not only the final product, but the soil it was grown in, and the master batch (to insure zero mold was ever on the Hemp)?
- Was the CBD extracted using the chemical-free cold sub-zero extraction process?
This is why I created Rena’s Organic CBD products. It’s nearly impossible to find CBD that has all these characteristics.
I am doing everything to keep my overhead as low as possible so that I can pass the savings on to my customer. I strive to give you the absolute best price while still giving you the highest quality CBD available anywhere.
I want everyone to experience the incredible health benefits that I did when I started taking CBD. To make it easy, I also offer a complete 30 day full money back guarantee (less shipping).
What is Rena’s Organic?
Rena’s Organic CBD Super Cider and our 300 mg, 600 mg, and 1500 mg tinctures contain the finest quality Full Spectrum, Colorado grown, Organic CBD on the market, rich in the plant’s naturally occurring Cannabinoids, Terpenes and potent Cannabidiol.
Hemp Super Food is a potent energy boosting and health-promoting formula made with 24 organic super foods and organically grown NON-CBD Hemp. Our customers love the delicious taste and how easily this tasty, nutritious powder mixes into water, for a quick, healthy energy boost during the day.
Check out our special discounts on every CBD product in our store.
We want you to be completely happy with your experience at Rena’s Organic, every step of the way.
That’s why we’ve got you covered with our complete 30-day money back guarantee (less shipping). If for any reason, you’re not 100% happy with the products, they’re free.
Please reach out to us with any questions. It’s my pleasure to support you in your quest for optimal health and wellness.
To Your Health & Happiness,