With Cannabidiol (CBD) is gaining widespread popularity around the world, and an increasing acceptability as a potent medicinal intervention, it is only natural to find products that do not live up to the acceptable standards of quality.
Certainly, the market is flooded with substandard products but knowing what to look out for in a high quality CBD product would require some special knowledge.
Looking to buy CBD? Here are 7 sure signs to know if your CBD is of high quality.
1. Produced Using Naturally Grown Hemp
Hemp grown on good soils without additives is often the best sources for CBD. Manufacturers who follow this rule should have their products tested in an ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certified lab. This certification is an assurance that the lab is quality compliant and you can trust the test results and the quality of the product.
2. Extraction method
Extraction methods are important and the Subcritical CO₂ method is the best. The Subcritical CO₂ method is clean and safe, making the end product free from residues or additives. Avoid CBD products made using chemicals like propane, butane, pentane, or hexane as they can contain dangerous contaminants.
3. The product label displays the amount of CBD
Non-disclosure of the amount of CBD in the product on the label is an indication of something fishy. Reputable manufacturers would often display the concentration of CBD in the product right there on the label. Concentration can either be written as a whole number or the total number of milligrams of CBD in the bottle. To be considered effective, CBD oils should contain anywhere between 250–1000mg per 10ml bottle. Anything less, you're wasting your money.
4. Made from “whole-plant” extracts, not CBD isolates
CBD oils made from whole-plant extracts, also called full-spectrum oils, are generally considered to be of higher quality than those made from CBD isolates because the “entourage effect.” Although CBD isolates are good, but they are not of the highest quality as they have been stripped of other valuable substances including other cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes that work in partnership with CBD.
5. Independent test results
Reputable CBD brands all have their products tested by independent labs for quality. Such test results are often displayed and some included in the packaging of your product. Test results would show the essentials of the product as well a toxicology report to show a clean bill quality. Be wary of products with doggy reporting standards.
6. Contains less than 0.3% THC
In most states today, there is a cap limit on the amount of THC that can be present in a CBD product and that value is 0.3%. Anything above that is illegal and you run the risk of suffering a psychotropic reaction. Be wary of products with higher THC values as this might be as a result of poor farming practices or low standard of processing.
7. The price isn't too good to be true
High-quality CBD oils aren't cheap to make, so if the price is very low, that's a good sign it's made with inferior or contaminated raw materials, substandard solvents, or it doesn't contain very much, if any, actual CBD.
We hope this few points helps. However, if you are looking for a sure source of quality CBD products, you can trust Mary Jane's CBD Dispensary for all of your high quality CBD products.
We are America’s largest CBD retail chain with over 10 locations in 4 states. You can never go wrong when you buy from us.
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