Science tells us that flowers make us happy. They stimulate chemicals in our brains: dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin. What if the flower you received as a gift was the product of hemp production that was supersaturated with CBD? Welcome to CBD flower.
CBD flower, or hemp flower, comes right out of the field without processing or chemicals. Just cut the hemp plant, hang it upside down on wires in the drying barn, and put a fan on to keep the air circulating. (Note that any time the word flower is used it refers to a bud of the cannabis plant. Any cannabis bud which has less than 0.3% THC is non-psychoactive and will not cause an unwanted high.)
Why would you want CBD flower, the plant in its most natural state, when there are so many ways you can consume CBD today, including CBD oils, vaporizers, creams, and gummies? First, CBD flower contains more of the beneficial cannabinoids and terpenes, the organic compounds that enhance taste and hold numerous medical benefits, than you might find in other CBD products. A wider range of cannabis compounds work together to produce more lasting and noticeable effects.
1. CBD Flower Provides Fast Delivery of CBD
Smoking CBD flower is the fastest way to get CBD into your system. With 62% of CBD users reported using CBD to treat a medical condition, e.g. pain, anxiety, and depression, you want an experience that kicks in quickly through your blood-brain barrier, not something that needs to be metabolized through your stomach.
2. Kicking the Cigarette Habit through CBD
Cigarette smokers are looking for alternatives to reducing the number of cigarettes they smoke. Early research has shown that smoking CBD, in a pipe, a pre-roll joint or even what looks like a cigarette, white paper, hard box and all provides the oral payoff of smoking a cigarette. Use of CBD may reduce a wide range of addictive products and obsessive behaviors. 24% of smokers have used it to quit smoking. 41% of quitters have entirely replaced tobacco with hemp CBD.
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3. Having a Cannabis Experience without the High
When you buy CBD hemp flower you’re getting a product that looks, smells and smokes like marijuana but without the high. Many people of all ages may want to smoke cannabis with friends but don’t want the anxiety and paranoia people are experiencing with the new high dose THC products available in dispensaries.
CBD-rich hemp flower has been in demand in states that still prohibit high-THC cannabis.
Is CBD Flower Legal?
Hemp-derived CBD flower and cannabidiol is legal in the U.S. as long as it contains less than 0.3 percent THC. The 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp federally as an agricultural crop making hemp flowers legal as well.
CBD flower presents more challenges when it comes to selling and distributing buds across the United States. Hemp flower has a strong resemblance to marijuana, in both appearance and scent, and could be mistaken for cannabis products in states where it is illegal.
Where to Find CBD Flower for Sale
When you buy CBD flower from Scotch Valley Ranch, you are buying premium CBD flower directly from the farmer that is either certified organic CBD or meets organic standards. Start your search for wellness now by visiting our store.
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