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Frequently Asked Questions
At GEM CBD we take pride in our work and we’re thrilled to be able to make accessible these wonderful dietary supplements to patients nationwide!
CBD (cannabidiol) is the second most prominent compound in cannabis. The cannabis plant contains many different cannabinoids, we have seen over 80 different and it seems there are many more. Most people have heard of a cannabinoid called THC, which is the ingredient in cannabis that gets users high.
NO! CBD(cannabidiol) is non psychoactive cannabinoid and does not cause a high. CBD has antipsychotic effects which means CBD works different than THC.
The FDA of the United States considers hemp oil (and it’s derivative CBD) to be a dietary supplement (not a medication), since they are made from industrial hemp plants. If you live in the US, this means you don’t need a prescription and can legally purchase and consume Cannabidiol in any state.
YES GEM CBD is extracted from the stalks of Industrial Hemp Plants.
There is no easy answer to this. The dose required to provide the desired effect varies depending on ailment. Typically users start at 10mg CBD twice per day gradually working up to 20 mg over the course of two weeks. Serious ailments will require higher dosages to see results.
Hemp is considered by many to be generally safe. We’ve never seen or heard of any significant or negative side effects in our years in the industry. That said, we can’t rule them out. Please consult with your physician before using any dietary supplement including Hemp extract supplements.