Common Questions about Hemp Extract

Is Full Spectrum Hemp Extract legal in all 50 states?

Hemp extract is legal in all 50 States because the initial product, hemp, contains no traceable amounts of THC, and therefore is legal to transport across state lines. Although the DEA considers CBD oil to be a federally illegal Schedule I drug, there are temporary safeguards in place that protect patients in many states from federal prosecution over possession of the oil.

How long does Full Spectrum Hemp Extract take to work? 

CBD generally can take from a few minutes to a couple of hours to work properly, depending on the dosage, the method of consumption and the symptom you want to combat. When taking enough, it generally only takes 20-30 minutes for it to become effective. The feeling is subtle and usually identified as a subtle calming. After several uses, many people have reported that they notice it taking the edge off minutes after administering. 

What is the best way to use Miracles of Health Hemp Extract?

Taking your extract orally is one of the fastest method of absorption, giving you relief within minutes. Applying Miracles of Health Hemp Extract topically leads to relatively slow and uniform absorption, ensuring that the skin remains moisturized and receives the benefits of the cannabinoids over a longer period of time.

If you put your extract in a drink or food, you have to wait longer for the effects, but you are also safe from side effects like headaches and dysphoria.

The approach we recommend is to begin taking a particular amount, twice a day for the first 3-4 days to build it up in your system and so you can truly see what it’s doing.  After this amount of time, increase or decrease the amount you’re taking based on the results you’re seeing. 

What should I look for when purchasing a Full Spectrum Hemp product?

Look for products with clear labels showing the quantity of CBD per dose, a best by date, and a lot number (for quality control). Select products with quality ingredients: No corn syrup, transfats, GMOs, artificial additives, thinning agents or preservatives. CBD-rich products should be lab tested for consistency and verified as being free of mold, bacteria, pesticides, solvent residues, and other contaminants.

It is best to avoid products extracted with toxic solvents like BHO, propane, hexane or other hydrocarbons. Opt for products that utilize safer extraction methods such as Vapor Distillation. 

What are the differences between a whole plant Full Spectrum Hemp Extract and a CBD isolate product? 

Single-molecule CBD is less effective therapeutically than whole plant CBD-rich hemp oil extract. Scientific studies have established that synthetic, single-molecule CBD has a very narrow therapeutic window. Whether synthesized in a pharmaceutical lab or derived from therapeutic hemp, single-molecule CBD lacks critical secondary cannabinoids and other medicinal compounds. These compounds interact with CBD to enhance their therapeutic benefits. Scientists call this the entourage effect. Numerous cannabis compounds have medicinal attributes, but the therapeutic impact of whole plant cannabis is greater than the sum of its parts. 

Can you take too much Hemp Extract?

Hemp Extract behaves as a non-toxic compound. Studies show that doses of 700 milligrams per day for 6 weeks did not show any overt toxicity in humans, suggesting that it can be used for prolonged treatment. CBD has no known adverse side effects, but an excessive amount of CBD could be less effective therapeutically than a moderate dose. Less is more is often the case with respect to cannabis therapy. 

Can I take Hemp Extract while taking other medications?

Cannibidiol (CBD) is a prominent compound in Hemp Extract. At sufficient dosages, CBD will temporarily deactivate cyrochrome P450 enzymes, which are abundantly found in grapefruit. CBD is a more potent inhibitor of cytochrome P450 than the grapefruit compound Berapten. So ask your doctor if grapefruit interacts with your medication. If grapefruit does, then CBD probably does, too.

Patients on a CBD-rich treatment regimen should monitor changes in blood levels of prescription medications and, if need be, adjust dosage. 

Will taking Hemp Extract make me feel high? 

THC is the compound in cannabis plants that makes one “high”. The amount of THC in hemp is so negligible that we’re not aware of anyone ever reporting feeling “high”. Also, we have not heard of anyone becoming addicted to Hemp Extract. 

Will I fail a drug test when taking Hemp Extract?

Although hemp extract contains only trace amounts of THC, we cannot say with 100% certainty that you will pass a drug test when consuming the product. 

What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)? 

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is one of the body’s major chemical systems that enables communication between the brain and body. The ECS maintains equilibrium within the body and is responsible for critical functions such as appetite, digestion, metabolism, stress response, sleep, mood, pain response, immune function, and movement.

What can cause the Endocannabinoid System to become deficient?

Chronic stress, lack of sleep, unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, overconsumption of alcohol, and under consumption of Omega 3s are all possible causes of a depleted endocannabinoid system. 

How do I know if I have an Endocannabinoid deficiency? 

Signs of an unbalanced endocannabinoid system can include a high sensitivity to pain, anxious or depressed feelings, junk food addiction, chronic inflammation related illnesses, and difficult to treat skin conditions.

Can a deficient Endocannabinoid system lead to disease? 

According to evolving research, a deficient endocannabinoid system may be the underlying cause of conditions such as migraines, fibromyalgia, and irritable bowl. There is also evidence to support that an unbalanced ECS may contribute to dysfunctional immune functions, fatigue, mood disorders, chronic pain and PTSD.

Why is Hemp Extract so expensive?

There are many steps and much plant material required to produce the end product. First, a substantial amount of hemp has to be grown, which is done here in the United States, in a USDA certified organic facility. Then the hemp oil is extracted using a unique NES vapor extraction method, ensuring the cleanest, purest, terpene-rich hemp extract. Then, the extract has to be extensively tested to ensure its quality and potency. Finally, the extract is then formulated with either 100% organic extra virgin olive oil, or 100% certified organic coconut oil to produce the various products that we carry in our hemp extract line.  Each entity during the production process needs to earn a fair profit for their efforts, which is how we price our products.

The best way to compare prices of CBD products is to break each product down to a “cost per milligram of CBD”.