frequently asked questions
In general, 8-10 mg is the recommended average dosage for adult usage, which is equivalent to 1 (one) dropper full (1 ml). After ingesting a dose, it takes 45 – 120 minutes to begin feeling relief, which will typically last between 6 – 8 hours.
A proper dose depends on symptoms and intended use, so you may require more or less to achieve the desired health benefit. We recommend increasing dose as needed.
Everybody is different and effects may vary. For first time uses, it may take 3-5 days to feel the desired medicinal effects. We recommend incorporating National Holistic Healthcare Hemp Extract into your daily routine, much like a vitamin.
No. Hemp extract is a natural organic supplement for a wide variety of medicinal benefits. According to a report from the World Health Organization, “In humans, CBD [and hemp extract] exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential…. To date, there is no evidence of public health related problems associated with the use of pure CBD [and hemp extract].”
No. Hemp extract is non-intoxicating and does not cause any of the noticeable non-intoxicating and does not cause the noticeable “high” feeling associated with THC and cannabis.
All National Holistic Healthcare products are completely free of THC. The average drug test is not designed to pick up hemp extract, CBD, or any other compounds found in cannabis other than THC.
The 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law in December 2018, effectively legalizing hemp at the federal level by removing it from the federal list of controlled substances. As of 2019, CBD derived from hemp is legal at the federal level.
Unfortunately, few physicians have learned the effects of hemp extract, CBD and the endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system, unlike the immune system, has not been a part of medical school curriculum in most cases and continuing education courses are only beginning to offer this information. We believe that as a patient, you should advocate for your healthcare needs and encourage you to speak to your physician about any potential side effects with hemp extract use*.
*Hemp extract may interact with several medications, including some types of anti-epileptic drugs.
Hemp extract products made from industrial hemp, while CBD products derived from the cannabis plant. However, hemp extract is specifically elicited from parts of the hemp plant known to have high levels of CBD. National Holistic Healthcare products are made with hemp-derived oil and therefore, free of any THC.