Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
What is CBD oil?
CBD oil is a type of medicinal oil which is derived from marijuana or cannabis plants having high amount of CBD (cannabidiol) and low level of Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. Our CBD oils at Endoca, have less than 0.2 percent of THC. To decrease the viscosity of the products it can be mixed with various kinds of oils like hemp seed oil or used in the form of paste. The CBD (cannabidiol) percentage of CBD oil varies a lot, since the producers use various types of preparation techniques. At Endoca we manufacture CBD oil containing high percentage of CBD and low quantity of THC.
What is Hemp oil?
Hemp oil is another name of CBD oil. Both these terms imply cannabis extracts. Having that said, many people confuse hemp oil and hemp seed oil. Many people think that both of them are same. Hemp seed oil which is used for food preparation, is completely manufactured from hemp seed and does not have any kind of cannabinoids like CBD.
Is hemp oil/ CBD oil oil legal?
Hemp oil/CBD oil and other similar products which are derived from hemp plant are regarded as food-based products. There is no prohibition on consumption, sale and production of hemp oil in the United States of America. As long as the hemp oil contains low untraceable concentration of THC molecule, it is legal in most nations in the world.
Can you get high from CBD in the hemp oil?
Although everyone has different effects when they take CBD, you cannot get high from Hemp oil. Hemp oil mainly contains CBD, which is a type of compound that is not responsible for making you high. On contrast, hemp oil helps in maintaining a clearer and calmer mind and it does not affect your active lifestyle.
Can you treat any illness with CBD Oil/Hemp Oil?
Although there is no full proof report of the medicinal values of hemp oil/CBD oil, we recommend that you do your own bit of research or contact your local physician.
What is the difference between cannabis, marijuana and hemp?
Actually, all are types of cannabis plant. Industrial hemp or hemp is a word that is commonly used for strains which have very low percentage of THC, less than 0.2 percent to be precise. The term Marijuana is used to denote those hemp plants which contains high percentage of THC. Our grandfathers grew cannabis and called it hemp since they did not know anything about THC which is psychoactive. On analysing a street level cannabis plant, you will find 1% to 22% THC. There are some cannabis products which contain up to 98 percent of THC.
Will I test positive in drug tests for Cannabis if I use CBD Hemp oil?
Whatever opinions or thoughts you have on workplace drug testing, for many employees it is a reality. Most drug examination screen for delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. The products which are manufactured by us contain very less percentage (almost untraceable) of THC. There are studies which states that consuming food containing hemp (oil, seeds, etc) can show positive results in drug tests for THC. For this reason, we advise that you have a talk with the person who will be conducting the test, before using any CBD products which is derived from hemp.
Does cannabis have medicinal properties?
Traditionally cannabis has been used for its medicinal properties. There are many clinical trials which state that there are some effects, however there are many ongoing. There are millions of people who use cannabis and they get benefitted from it in some way or another. In todays market you can find medicines made from cannabis extract that has passed clinical trials and got the green card, allowing it to be sold on the open market. However the clinical trials which have be conducted are unfortunately done in very small grade and had inconclusive outcomes.
Why has cannabis/hemp been so popular?
Hemp is a type of crop which can be grown easily in an organic way, without using any kind of chemicals, pesticides and insecticides since the plant itself is pest resistant. Since the plant can be grow very easily, there is minimal risk. For farmers this plant yields high profit per hectare since they can earn profit from the entire plant and its seeds. The cannabis plant contains high percentage of Omega 3 in optimal proportion 2:6 ratio of omega 3 to 6. It is popular for its recreational use since a large number of people believe it induces a calm and relaxation effect. There are many researchers who claim the plant is benefitial for trating various health problems.
How does CBD work?
There are certain experiments which show that cannabinoids work in the same way as endocannabinoids which is produced the human body of healthy people. The mechanisms of its action are still not clear and there are no conclusive reports which state any clear pathways.
Does CBD have any Drug Interactions?
There are no reports or studies which states that using CBD and other drugs have any drug interactions. However, if you are planning to incorporate CBD in your diet, we suggest that you consult a professional doctor.
How long before I will get my package?
We are very efficient when it comes to speedy delivery. You will usually get your Encoda product within three to five working days. Please go through our terms and conditions since there are certain countries where delivery can take some time. Your shipment can get delayed due to circumstances which are not in our control. We ship our products all over the world but some nations gave certain regulations relating to import which can cause delay to the transportation of hemp products. We can only hope that the entire world understands the importance and benefits of hemp products, however in the meantime we will immediately notify you if your package gets delayed due to inspection by your customs or postal service. It takes about ten working days for our product to arrive in Greece. You can also opt for express shipping which takes around 2 working days. For countries like Russia, Thailand, New Zealand, Greenland, Iceland, Canada, Australia and Norway, please allow around 3 weeks to 4 weeks additional delivery time since these countries have strict security measures at their border points.