Frequently Asked Questions
What is CBD?
CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of the chemical compounds found in hemp. It is non-psychoactive and is undergoing many studies for its health and wellness benefits for a wide range of conditions. CBD works with your endocannabinoid system; a widespread neuromodulatory system in your body that has received research attention over the past 25 years. It consists of cannabinoids your body synthesizes, receptors and enzymes. To learn more read our CBD-ed blog CBD Explained.
What’s the difference between CBD and THC?
CBD and THC are natural compounds found in the plants of the cannabis genus. CBD can be extracted from hemp or from marijuana. Hemp plants are cannabis plants that contain less than 0.3 percent THC, while marijuana plants are cannabis plants that contain higher concentrations of THC. CBD also has zero psychoactive effects which means you won’t feel “high.”
Will CBD get me high?
Cativa CBD products will not get you high. They are made from hemp that contains CBD and no THC, which is the compound that can cause intoxicating effects.
What is hemp?
Hemp is a strain of the cannabis sativa plant that has many industrial uses such as for fabrics and rope and has been used for many years. The hemp used in Cativa CBD products is cultivated for CBD only, and do not produce THC. To learn more read our CBD-ed blog CBD Explained.