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Are you wondering why the name is "Calm Up CBD" instead of "Calm Down"?! Read the story behind the thought process here!

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Who is behind Calm Up CBD? Meet the Co-founders!


Find out who started Calm Up CBD and why!

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How is CBD Extracted From Hemp?


CBD is extracted from the hemp plant in several ways, using a set of guided steps. The method of extraction of CBD from hemp is not essential unless we look at the final products and their impacts on our wellness. Calm Up use a significant process to extract CBD from the hemp plant, which includes these steps: Cultivation For CBD to be extracted there has to be a source plant such as hemp. The hemp plant is cultivated, which is the primary source of CBD compound. In the US, organically grown hemp is available, which is free from pesticides. The best suitable land is chosen to grow the organic hemp which gives the best quality CBD. Extraction A critical extraction...

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What are Cannabinoids?


Cannabinoids are one of the many compounds found in the remarkable, naturally cultivated plant known as Cannabis sativa. This plant has been growing throughout the world for a long time. Cannabis sativa has been used for medicinal purposes in so many cultures throughout history and the practice continues in some parts of the world.  Studies on its composition reveal that cannabis plants contain more than 400 chemical compounds out of which about 80-100 are cannabinoids. The remaining 300 chemicals present in this plant are non-cannabinoids. The cannabinoid compounds are extracted from the cannabis plant resin. 40% of the total cannabinoid compounds are Cannabidiols (CBD). Types of Cannabinoids There are a lot of different cannabinoids found, such as:  Cannabidiol (CBD): medicinal uses. Tetrahydrocannabinol...

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Is CBD legal?


As far as the legality of CBD is concerned, it is legal in some regions while not in others. For example, in some states of the US, Hemp derived CBD is legal as long as it contains less than 0.3 % THC. CBD without THC does not act as a psychoactive agent in the body and mostly used for medicinal purposes.  In December 2018, the Farm Bill was passed that legalized the hemp compound at the federal level. The bill legalized hemp derived CBD stating them as agricultural products. Even though hemp derived CBD products with less than 0.3% THC are considered legal at the federal level, there are still different laws varying from state to state.  Will CBD show...

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How does CBD work?


CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid with various medicinal purposes. It gives you a therapeutic sensation throughout the body without making you high. Studies show that CBD is highly effective for people with mental conditions like anxiety, addiction and stress. The question arises; how does CBD work?  The human body comprises many systems, one of which is the endocannabinoid system that is responsible for the CBD to act in the body. Endocannabinoid system controls several essential functions in the body such as cognitive performance, perception of sensory information, stress management and immunity.  This system is made up of a plethora of various neurotransmitters and receptors, that maintain the stability in the body. The endocannabinoid system is divided into three major components;...

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What are the different types of CBD?


There are three main types of CBD compounds currently in the industry. They include full-spectrum, broad-spectrum and isolates. Full Spectrum CBD It comprises all the components of the plant, including extracts from stems, leaves, roots, flowers and chemical substances. Full spectrum CBD includes Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) along with all other cannabinoids and even the phytochemicals of the plant. Chemicals with 0.3% or less in THC are considered legal in the US and called as hemp derivatives.  Benefits: Full spectrum contains all the essential parts and components of the plant. The combination of all the components in one place gives a strong effect. With the presence of THC, it acts as a heavy psychoactive product.  Broad Spectrum CBD Broad Spectrum CBD is...

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What is CBD?


You are probably sitting in your device and trying to figure out whether if CBD is a trustable supplement or not. We feel you... It is not like buying a dozen of eggs from grocery store. Is it?But no worries there, because Calm Up team has worked very hard to bring amazing information to you in one single article! What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid found on hemp plants. Due to its non-addictive properties, CBD has been used in different forms, like edibles, medicines and oils. Most CBD are used to give patients a feeling of calmness and relaxation. Does CBD make you high? The answer is no, CBD is a non-psychoactive substance, which means it does not initiate...

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What's the differences between CBD vs THC?


The differences between CBD and THC play a vital role in the product choice for CBD users. CBD (cannabidiol) is one of the cannabinoid compounds that is known to have numerous health benefits ranging from anxiety relief to therapeutic effects on the body. Whereas, THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) has a reputation for inducing a feeling of euphoric and an escape from reality. The significant differences between CBD vs TCH CBD CBD is not psychoactive in nature, so it doesn’t make people intoxicated or high as THC does.  CBD originates from the hemp and marijuana plant.  CBD has the capability to cancel out the psychoactive impacts of THC on the body. CBD has more benefits than risks, which is why it's mostly used for...

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What are the benefits and effects of edibles?


CBD industry is booming because there is a wide range of CBD products available in the market, ranging from oils to edibles. The decision of what product to choose can be overwhelming for its users. People choose certain CBD products according to their preferred dose and lifestyle. The most popular CBD product is the unflavored oil, but it leaves a tart taste in the mouth which most people do not like.  This is where CBD edibles come into play. Edibles are food items that have been infused with CBD, extracted from hemp plant. They come in various shapes and forms such as chocolates, candies, gummies, cakes and capsules. In comparison with other CBD products, edibles have a considerable advantage as...

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