What is CBD?

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Both hemp & marijuana are derived from the cannabis plant, which has 3 species: cannabis sativa, cannabis indica, & cannabis ruderalis.

Hemp is a term created to separate the products with lower THC content (less than 0.3%), from the higher THC content that marijuana contains (around 30% THC).

Although hemp & marijuana are related, hemp by law must contain less than 0.3% THC. 

(THC, or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive component in marijuana.)

CBD stands for cannabidiol & is one of the naturally occurring substances extracted from cannabis plants.

CBD products must contain less than 0.3% THC.

CBD can be further refined to completely remove the THC.

Delta-8 THC falls somewhere between CBD & marijuana, being more structurally similar to THC.

Delta-8 products are legal in states where marijuana is not legal, like North Carolina,

because they contains less than 0.3% THC.

Why has CBD become so popular? What does it do?
It's all about the endocannibinoid System !

All of the cells in our body contain many different types of receptors.  When we understand how all of the different receptors work & what they do, we can make medications that target specific receptors in order to exert positive benefits. 
Knowing how receptors work also helps us understand how naturally-occurring substances, such as herbals & minerals,
can be used for positive benefits.

The receptors that CBD targets in our bodies are collectively called the Endocannibinoid system (ECS).  Endocannibinoid receptors are found all throughout the body in the brain, immune cells, glands, organs, & connective tissues.  It literally bridges the body & the mind.  The ECS is responsible for regulating processes such as mood, appetite, sleep, memory, & fertility.  It exerts functions related to metabolism, inflammation, motor control, cardiovascular systems, stress, & even nerve function. 

Maintaining stability, or homeostasis, is what keeps our health at it's peak.  Many things can interrupt the smooth functioning of
these systems: injury, stress, fatigue, & poor nutrition, to mention a few.

More & more, people are getting tired of being handed a pill that will help with certain symptoms, & then they need another pill to help with side effects of the first pill.  Because we strive to integrate Western medicine with holistic approaches, we believe that holistic solutions can often be the first approach to health issues.  CBD products are a part of bringing holistic health benefits to people.

Broad Spectrum CBD
THC-Free
Will not show up on urine drug testing
Does not make you feel 'high'
Has many medical benefits

Full Spectrum CBD
Contains less than 0.3% THC
Will show up on urine drug testing
Does not make you feel 'high'
Has many medical benefits

Delta-8 Products
Contains less than 0.3% THC
Will show up on urine drug testing
Will give mild feelings of euphoria & happiness
Has many medical benefits

Our CBD Suppliers


When choosing a CBD product, it is VITAL that you ensure the brand is reputable
& provides many types of information about their products,
to include dosing & independent lab testing results.
 
ALL of the brands that we carry are well-known brands that have clear labeling,
lots of information on their websites, & provide batch test results.

Click on any of the logos below to learn more about each company.

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Our North Carolina  based suppliers
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