FAQ

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


Do I need a prescription to purchase and consume CBD products?
No, you do not.


Do you have retail stores?
Yes, we currently have three retail stores. 3009 Wade Hampton Blvd. Taylors, SC 29687; 3601 E North Street, Greenville, SC 29615; and 3407 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29204


Is CBD Addictive?
No, it is not addictive nor is it psychoactive. (it does not give you a high feeling like marijuana does)


How much CBD oil should I take?
CBD oil dosage is different for everyone. It is recommended to start low and go slow. Start with a half of a dropper morning and night. After 2-3 days, go up or down depending on how your body feels. Everyone metabolizes CBD differently, so it is a trial and see process. Always feel free to contact us if you have questions regarding dosing.


How can I take CBD for sleep but yet not be sleepy during the day?
The way CBD helps you fall asleep is by clearing your mind. Many of us cannot sleep because we are thinking of 100 different things thus unable to sleep. CBD has the ability to clear your mind which allows you to relax and fall asleep. It DOES NOT feel like a sleeping pill, pain pill or benedryl. CBD can also help focus during the day. Many people that have ADD or ADHD, may also benefit from CBD for it’s focusing properties.


Is Hemp and Marijuana the same plant?
No, our CBD products are from the Hemp plant and it is a different plant from the marijuana plant. They are both species of the Cannabis plant.


Do CBD products contain THC?
Some of our products are full spectrum which means it may contain a trace amount of THC but below the 0.3% legal limit (as set in the 2018 Farm Bill). These products will not make you psychoactive/high. We also have broad spectrum products which do not contain THC.


Can I fail a drug test taking CBD products?
Yes, possibly. When taking the full spectrum products (which contain a trace amount of delta 9-tetrahydroccanabinoil (THC) .3% there is a possibility of testing positive. However, our Pangaea Rx products are Broad Spectrum and do not contain THC, so it should not show up in drug testing. In addition, CBD does not show up in drug test.


Are CBD products legal?
Yes. Under Federal Law, the Farm Bill signed in 2018 made CBD from Hemp legal. Each state does have its own law regarding the legality of CBD and therefore the legality of CBD can vary from state to state. In South Carolina, it is legal to sell CBD products as long as they do not carry more than the legal amount of .3% of THC.


What issues can CBD help me with?
Many studies have shown that CBD may help with pain, arthritis, anxiety, insomnia, stress and depression, focus, nausea, fibromyalgia, neuropathy, in addition to other ailments.


How often should I use CBD topical products?
It varies depending on the strength, but we recommend starting with a small amount two times per day and increasing if necessary.


How should my CBD products be stored?
It is not necessary to store CBD products in the refrigerator but it is recommended to keep inside in room temperature away from bright lights.

 

What are Terpenes in CBD products?
Terpenes give CBD its distinctive aromatic and flavor compounds found in plants. They also have a host of therapeutic effects. Cannabis terpenes like linalool (also present in lavender) and pinene have been used to promote sleep and fight inflammation. Terpenes are made in the trichomes of the plant, which makes them natural. They can also be found in essential oils.


What is the Entourage Effect?
Many consumers believe that cannabinoids such as THC and CBD, along with the hundreds of other compounds and the terpenes, are meant to work together. It’s the whole plant that does the best job, not just a single compound.


Can I drink alcohol with CBD?
Consuming alcohol and CBD together could amplify effects, potentially causing symptoms like increased sleepiness and sedation. However, many individuals drink alcohol while taking CBD with no issues.


Is CBD the only cannabinoid in the Hemp Plant?
No, CBD is one of many cannabinoids within the hemp plant, but it is currently the most popular one being researched for its wellness benefits. CBG has also become a popular cannabinoid which is being studied for its wellness benefits.

 

What is CBG?
CBG is Cannabigerol, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid typically most abundant in low-THC and high-CBD cannabis strains including hemp. Like CBD, CBG reacts with the cannabinoid receptors in the brain…CBG works to fight inflammation, pain, nausea and works to slow the proliferation of cancer cells. Many people are excited about the studies being done with regard to CBD and CBG and cancer.


What is CBG good for?
CBG displays a multitude of potential health benefits including working as a neuroprotectant, having antioxidant properties, aiding with skin ailments as an antibacterial and antifungal agent, appetite stimulation, treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, inflammation reduction, and shows promise in fighting cancer.


Which is better, CBD or CBG?
Because CBG is present in low levels (usually less than 1%), CBG is considered a minor cannabinoid. The answer is CBD is better as of right now and more studies need to be done.


How do I know which milligram oil I need?
Depending on the severity of pain, anxiety, inflammation etc. is typically what milligram oil to begin with. The 250 mg would be for light issues, while the 1000 mg bottle would be best for severe issues. The higher the milligram, the less oil you usually have to take. A bottle should last approximately 6 weeks or so.