What is CBD?
CBD or cannabidiol is a type of cannabinoid, a chemical compound that’s naturally found in cannabis plants. It can come from the marijuana plant or in our case the hemp plant. It happens to be the second-most prevalent cannabinoid occurring in cannabis and is completely separate from THC. CBD is just one cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are 21 carbon molecules that block or stimulate the endocannabinoid receptors in the body. It is known that other cannabinoids, such as THC, THCV, CBN and CBD, bind to CB1 and/or CB2 receptors, just as the brain’s own naturally occurring cannabinoids AEA and 2 AG.
What is the difference between hemp and marijuana?
Hemp and marijuana are both types of cannabis. Marijuana contains high levels of the cannabinoid known as THC, which causes a high and is known as a drug. Hemp contains negligible amounts of THC, does not cause a high and is not considered to be a drug as of 2018.
Where does FOLERA CBD come from?
The CBD in our products is derived from the hemp plant and is Farm Bill compliant. Our products have no THC. Any product with less than 0.3% THC is legal per the Farm Bill of 2018. All of our CBD comes from within the United States and is Broad Spectrum.
American HEMP and CBD are Exceptional
CBD produced in the United States is far superior to the lower quality Hemp extracts imported from other countries. Due to limited regulations in foreign countries like the Netherlands and China, Folera urges its customers to take the time to properly educate themselves before buying any CBD products. Folera sources its CBD from the highest quality Hemp selected for premium CBD products. Our No THC products provide the purest experience with CBD and we guarantee the highest quality CBD available!
Broad Spectrum and Entourage Effect
When shopping for CBD you will find a few different labels on CBD products. The labels are important. There is Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum and CBD Isolate products. Full Spectrum products include all the cannabinoids as well as THC. CBD Isolate products contain just CBD and no other cannabinoids. Broad Spectrum is a hybrid and contains multiple cannabinoids without THC. This gives Broad Spectrum CBD two advantages; it will produce the entourage effect and will not produce the psychoactive result of THC. It will also keep you from failing drug tests. The entourage effect is a whole plant experience which helps to multiply the effect of each cannabinoid and produce a better result for you.
Are the products organic?
Yes made with 100% Non GMO Hemp.
What is CBD used for?
CBD based products have been used for a variety of things over the years and it supports overall health and well being.
Do you test for potency, pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals and residual solvents?
Yes. All of our products are tested twice by 2 different labs to produce a safe and high quality product. See the lab results here; Lab Tests
Why should you choose FOLERA products over others?
Our products are sourced for purity. This means that our manufacturing partners have reviewed every product for potency, quality and harmful pesticides and chemicals. This process from farm to you ensures you get the best CBD product available at the best price guaranteed.
Will CBD get you high?
No. CBD is not like THC and does not produce the “high” effect. Our products have 0.0% THC and will not produce an intoxicating effect.
Is CBD safe?
CBD, as shown in numerous studies, is well tolerated by the human body. It is non-toxic and non-addictive. There is no known incidence of illness caused by consumption of CBD products.
What is the ideal dosage to take?
Any product with 20mg or more of CBD per serving is ideal.
Is CBD legal?
The 2018 Farm Bill declared that CBD derived from the hemp plant is legal in all 50 states. However CBD can be produced from the marijuana plant and that is not legal in all 50 states. Please check the CBD products you purchase and make sure they are derived from hemp and not marijuana. In addition, certain states have made CBD a restricted product due to the lack of state level regulation to manage manufacturing and distribution of products, so please check your local laws.
Is CBD legal in Florida?
The 2019 Hemp Bill legalizes CBD products in Florida with .3% or less of THC. Governor Ron DeSantis signed it into law in July 2019 and all CBD manufactures and distributors have strict protocols to follow to sell their products on the market in Florida.
Dr Sanjay Gupta’s Thoughts on CBD
World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA Allows CBD Only for Use by Athletes
The World Anti-Doping Agency which oversees drug testing for the Olympics and other professional sports has added CBD to its list of products athletes are allowed to use. See the list below on their site. This is a significant move that we think other amateur and professional sports organizations should adopt. https://www.wada-ama.org/en/content/what-is-prohibited/prohibited-in-competition/cannabinoids
CBD & Golf
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson says CBD — the chemical found in hemp and marijuana plants — can help sustain his career at the highest level. CBD is non-psychoactive, meaning it won’t get you high…Watson, who recently celebrated his 40th birthday, revealed he uses such products in order to ease the rigors of playing professional golf and credits it for keeping him free of injury – CNN https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/02/golf/cbd-bubba-watson-golf-pga-tour-spt-intl/index.html
Pro Golfer Callum Tarren Endorses Folera’s CBD ProductsPGA Web.com Tour player and the current China PGA Tour Champion Callum Tarren chose Folera’s products to use during the season. In early 2019, Callum tried the CBD Capsules and Pain Cream and became a fan of both after he found them to be helpful. Callum played very well in his first US Open in June and had an Eagle on the 10th hole at Pebble Beach.
Sam Parthasarathy, PhD., MBA joins Folera as AdvisorSampath Parthasarathy, Ph.D., M.B.A., F.A.H.A, is an internationally known scientist with research focus on chronic inflammatory diseases. Dr. Parthasarathy obtained his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and was a faculty at the University of California, San Diego, the Emory University, Louisiana State University Medical School, The Ohio State University Medical center and the University of Central Florida. Dr. Parthasarathy has been credited with the co-discovery of oxidized LDL. He has published over 285 full-length research articles and has authored a book on “Modified Lipoproteins in the Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis.” He serves in the editorial board of several journals and has won numerous awards including a Special Recognition Award by the American Heart Association, the Ranbaxy award, and Van Deenen Memorial lecture. Dr Sam, as we call him, now advises us on CBD and efficacy via various carriers and food products.