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Oral vs Topical Application of CBD with CBD Roller Balms, Salves, Isolate, Capsules, Tinctures, & more!

Ways to Consume CBD
There are many ways to consume CBD, or Cannabidiol, a well-known compound in cannabis that may be beneficial in healing a long list of ailments. CBD oil can be administered sublingually, eaten, drank, or applied topically to the skin. Sublingual use requires placing the CBD oil under the tongue for 30-60 seconds to allow the CBD to enter your bloodstream directly through absorption of the mucus membranes. When you swallow CBD, it passes through the digestive system and liver before it enters the bloodstream. Topical CBD typically does not  reach the bloodstream, and instead directly reacts with the cannabinoid receptors on the skin in the area where it is applied.
 
Orally Consumable CBD
Tinctures
There’s evidence to suggest that CBD provides relief from larger issues like cancer related symptoms, anxiety, and depression, but also smaller complications like acne, aches, and pains. Fully Activated Full Spectrum CBD Oil includes a trace amount of THC—(0.3%), which is completely legal, remains non- psychoactive, and provides a full range of cannabinoids and terpenes. The THC may deliver additional pain-relieving benefits along with the CBD. Fully Activated Pure CBD Tincture tests at 99%+ CBD, crafted without THC, and delivers a straight-forward product potentially tackling physical, mental and emotional concerns.
Tincture might be great for migraines, menstrual cramps, anxiety attacks or something else that needs fast relief and quick attention.
 
Capsules
CBD Oil packaged into capsules is another effective way to reap the potentially healing benefits of CBD and THC. Capsules are discreet, fast acting, non-psychoactive, and can be purchased from Fully Activated in a Full Spectrum or Pure CBD form, providing similar relief to CBD tincture. Capsules may be a better idea for ailments that require long term treatment as opposed to immediate pain relief. 
For example, capsules might work well in preventing high blood pressure. A study where ten healthy men were given 600 mg of CBD oil found that it reduced their resting blood pressure, opposed to a placebo. This study also completed a stress test where blood pressure usually increases, but the CBD oil led participants to experience a smaller increase than the average response to the test.
This leads the cannabis community to believe that CBD could hypothetically prevent high blood pressure and may help diminish cell death and inflammation related to heart disease. This might be due to its potentially potent antioxidant and stress-reducing characteristics.
 
CBD Isolate
Fully Activated CBD produces the powder and slab form of CBD Isolate which can be eaten, put into a capsule, or mixed into food and drinks. Both forms are 99.4% pure and could be perfect for promotion of something like bone health. 
Research suggests that CBD could hasten the healing of broken bones by increasing the speed of new bone-cell formation. In addition, cannabinoids might help facilitate the cycle of old bone material being replaced by new bone material.
 
Topical CBD:
When CBD is applied to the skin, cannabinoids are directly absorbed into the affected area. The CBD is concentrated on that part of the body, which means a faster and more focused onset of effects. Topical CBD could work fantastically for arthritis, muscle soreness, or sports-related injuries.
 
Salves
Fully Activated CBD topical products are handmade by using a combination of carefully selected, organic herbs and oils. The Full Spectrum CBD Salve could ease the foot or calf pain of a runner, or simply work as a calming, massage lubricant. Salves can also be used for skin issues like psoriasis, eczema, or scarring.
Due to CBD’s potentially anti-inflammatory properties, symptoms like dry, itchy, patchy, red and burning skin can diminish quickly with the use of topical CBD.
 
Roller Balm
CBD plus other calming ingredients like lavender, shea butter and vitamin E in the Full Spectrum CBD Roller is a perfect applicator for wrists, feet and ankles. Available in lavender, tea tree, and peppermint, this could be a great choice for a runner or yogi. Ease the strain of a long workout by easily applying this soothing balm to your tired joints.
 
You have a problem? CBD might have an answer!
Whether you are seeking alternative care for symptoms related to cancer, relief from clinical depression, or liberation from anxiety—migraine, menstrual cramps, or muscle pain assistance, CBD could have an answer for you. With the vast array of available options, CBD can work for the timid, first-timer, the gung-ho enthusiast, or anyone in between. Visit our store to check out a wide range of products for all types of issues and ailments.

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Full Spectrum CBD Salves May Save Your Skin This Winter With Herbal Studies Backed by Science

Does the winter have your skin begging for relief?   Is the heater making your skin dry and itchy?  It may be time to find a new body product that could combat your chapped skin and help regenerate new, healthy skin! 
 
There are several factors that can affect your skin conditions in the winter:
Cold
When temperatures are cooler, some people can have issues with proper circulation.  In cold temperatures, the body restricts blood flow to the skin’s surface to conserve its heat.  This can cause skin to dry out quicker as less blood flow means less nutrients delivered to the surface of the skin.  Sometimes, cold can result in flaky, dry skin.
Wind
Have you ever heard of wind burn?  While may people think it is sunburn (see below), many people who are active outside in the winter can suffer from wind burn.  Your face can turn red and warm, and eventually ends up chapping.  This can commonly be seen around the lips, and may cause lips to split in extreme conditions.
Heaters
Well if the cold can be bad for your skin, how are heaters also bad?  Heaters have a tendency to suck the moisture out of the air, which affects the skin.  Also, switching between cold and hot air can confuse the skin and cause it to do funny things, like dry out.
Sun Burn
Can you really sun burn in winter?  You bet you can.  Many skiers don’t think to put sunscreen on during those gray winter days on the mountain, but with the bright white reflection of the UV rays bouncing off the snow, you’re getting a double whammy of UV (which causes sunburn and in severe cases, skin cancer) from above and below.  We also recently released our Burn Cream, which might be even better for sunburn that our Full Spectrum CBD Salve.
 
When you find yourself under siege by the elements this winter, we can recommend some amazing products to help combat the every day attack your skin is facing.  There’s a number of reason why we recommend our full spectrum CBD salve! 
 
Full Spectrum CBD Distillate
Our salves include a wide range full spectrum CBD Distillate, with a number of potencies to choose from, you can find one that works best for you.  The benefit of using CBD distillate in our salves is that some studies have shown that distillate can offer anti-inflammatory properties for issues like arthritis and may help relieve pain.
 
Calendula
Calendula is a popular herb that has been known to encourage healing of damaged tissues.  When heat, cold, and dryness begin to affect the skin, we would recommend using something like calendula to help begin to repair any less-than-desirable skin issues.  This herb has also been shown to work as a skin anti-inflammatory.
 
Lavender
One of the most common herbs used to potentially promote relaxation and ease tension is Lavender.  Many claim that lavender can have a cooling affect on the body, which can help with the heat that inflammation can bring.
 
Olive Oil
While you’re probably used to putting this in a pan instead of on your skin, it might be beneficial to try in!  Olive oil can act as a topical antioxidant, rejuvenating the skin.  It is known to be high in vitamin E, which has commonly been used to help moisturize severe dryness like eczema or psoriasis. 
 
Beeswax
Beeswax is found in a number of body products due to its ability to act as a humectant.  Studies have shown that beeswax can help preserve skin’s moisture and hydrate skin cells.  For those of us who are winter adventurers, beeswax has been known to create a protective barrier on the skin that helps keep out toxins and reduces the effects of environmental issues like wind and cold. 
 
Shea Butter
Most people have used shea butter on their body in some way, shae-pe (ha!), or form.  It’s typically the lead ingredient in lotions and body butters, and it therefore seen as highly moisturizing.  This may be the extra moisture your skin needs after a windy day on the slopes!
 
Arnica Oil
Arnica oil comes from the homeopathic herb that has been known to help reduce inflammation and pain.  This addition in our full spectrum CBD salves can help to relieve pain from chapping and dryness, and might help encourage healing in the affected areas.
 
We firmly believe in our salves because we put a number of ingredients that we believe have highly beneficial effects on the body.  Also, we like how soft they make our skin!  Want to try some for yourself?  See our Fully Activated Full Spectrum CBD Salves for sale here!

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How to Cook Christmas Dinner Using Pure CBD Isolate

There are so many way to use CBD, from ingesting tinctures and applying CBD salves to using pure CBD isolate in your food.   Many report chronic pain relief when using CBD, so this could be a perfect pairing with rigid joints on this cold holiday!  Want to read more about Pain & CBD?  Read more here!
This holiday season, we want to offer you some delicious and creative ways to incorporate CBD into your Christmas dinner!  The following recipes include between 5mg-10mg of CBD per serving.  Each person’s tolerance may vary, so if you know that you prefer a higher amount of CBD in your food, please use at your own discretion.  If you want to learn more about Pure CBD Isolate and Full Spectrum Distillate, click here!
Here are a few suggestions to get you started on your CBD culinary adventure:
 
APPETIZER
Roasted Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Dip
Makes 10 servings ~ approx 10mg CBD per serving
Ingredients

12 ounces broccoli florets (about 6 cups)

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter

1 small yellow onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

100mg of Pure CBD Isolate

2 1/2 cups half-and-half

8 ounces mild Cheddar, shredded (about 2 1/2 cups)

4 ounces Monterey Jack, shredded (about 1 1/2 cups)

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450*F.
Toss broccoli in olive oil with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and pepper.  Spread on baking sheet and roast for 15-20minutes.  It will begin to brown, but will not be mushy.  Place on cutting board and chop coarsely.
Melt butter in saucepan over medium & add onions, cook for 6minutes until soft, then add garlic and cook until soft.
Slowly begin to stair in flour and cook around 4 minutes, until flower has lightly browned.
Stir in half & half and allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes until heavy cream consistency is reached.  Stir occasionally.
Once desired consistency, turn off heat & cheeses and stir until melted.
Add CBD Isolate, broccoli, and mustard and stir.
Pour into serving bowl and chop veggies or add chips around bowl.
Enjoy!

 

You can add our tasteless pure CBD isolate to just about anything, but one thing to note about cooking with CBD isolate: it’s best to not heat the CBD over 400*F, as it could lose potency and effectiveness.  So, think about foods that require low-heat or that CBD can be added to after baking.  CBD is fat-soluble, so it’s best to add it in to fats, butters, and oils instead of water.  You can add it into a balsamic vinaigrette, or in your Christmas stuffing or dressing.  Dissolve CBD (cannabidiol) isolate in to your olive oil or similar oils and add to whatever main dishes you like!  While there have been no known overdoses from CBD, many would recommend keeping the ratio to between 5mg-10mg per food serving.
Don’t forget about your beverages!  You can add a little CBD isolate powder right into whatever drink you choose.  While it will dissolve best in things like eggnog and coffee with creamer, the sky is the limit with CBD!

 
DESSERT
Four Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge
Makes 15 servings (squares) ~ Approx 7mg CBD per square
Ingredients

1 cup packed dates – Approx 20 dates (pitted // measured after pitted)

1 cup creamy salted peanut butter (or other nut/seed butter) – self-ground is your best bet!

1/2 cup unsweetened cacao powder (or unsweetened cocoa powder)

1/4-1/2 cup melted coconut oil

100mg of Pure CBD Isolate

Roasted salted nuts (chopped // optional)

Cacao nibs (optional)

Instructions

After dates are pitted, place in food processor and blend until paste or a ball forms.
Add peanut (or alternative nut) butter and blend.
Add cacao powder & CBD Isolate and blend.
Add 1/4 cup of melted Coconut oil & blend. Small amounts of melted coconut oil can be added while blending to achieve a fudgey paste consistency (no more than 1/2 cup total coconut oil used).
Line a loaf bread pan with parchment paper or wax paper and pour processed mixture into form.  Smooth with the back of the spoon & top with option nuts and cacao.
Place in freezer until firm (approx 20mins-1hr).  Remove, slice, and serve.
Store extra for 1 week covered in refrigerator or 1 month in freezer.  It may be too soft if left unrefrigerated.

 
Fully Activated offers a wide variety of products like Full Spectrum CBD Salves, Pure CBD Isolate, and Pure CBD Oil for sale.  Fully Activated guarantees the quality of our isolate and distillate and can help you find a product that may work best for you. 

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How Does CBD Work with the Endocannabinoid System?

What is a Cannabinoid?
A cannabinoid is a chemical compound found in plants and the human body.  Plant cannabinoids are known as phytocannabinoids, and cannabinoids made by mammals are known as endocannabinoids.  You may have heard of a few popular phytocannabinoids, such as THC and CBD which are found in the cannabis plant, along with over 100 more like CBG & CBN.   
Cannabinoid receptors (microscopic connectors where cannabinoids interact with the body) are found most concentrated in the central and peripheral nervous systems.  While the human brain has the most known cannabinoid receptors, the heart, adrenal glands, male & female reproductive organs, lungs, bone marrow, and tonsils also have receptors.  Humans are not the only ones with endocannabinoid systems since your dog & lizard have them, too!  Read more about Pets and CBD
 
 
How Does the Endocannabinoid System Work?
Cannabinoids & cannabinoid receptors make up the endocannabinoid system.  Cannabinoids bind with the cannabinoid receptors in the body to effect its communication system, also known as your neurotransmitters.  For example, neurotransmitters receive information from your nerve endings that you’re touching something hot and send the signal your brain.  In return, your brain responds by signaling your hand to move off of the stove.  Neurotransmitters can also tell the brain when you get the flu so it can send healthy cells to fight the infection, or when you break your arm.  Cannabinoids, like CBD (cannabidiol), have been shown to potentially down-regulate the inflammatory response in the body and reduce chronic pain.  Ultimately, CBD interferes to reduce pain-causing inflammation.  Read more on CBD and Pain
Studies on CBD have shown that it does not appear to have psychotropic effects, meaning you won’t feel high like with THC, but it may have anti-anxiety  effects.  Commonly, CBD comes in two varieties – Full Spectrum Distillate, meaning it offers an array of CBD with other cannabinoids & terpenes, or Isolate, which comes in powder form and it 90%+ pure CBD without other cannabinoids.  Read more on Full Spectrum vs Isolate
CBD can be taken a number of ways: inhalation through smoking or vaporizing, buccal or sublingually under the tongue, swallowed internally, or used topically on the skin.   There are a wide number of products out there like topical skin salves, under the tongue tinctures, CBD-only isolate, Full spectrum distillate, capsules, oils, vape juice, and many others.  See what we have to offer!  

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Happy Thanksgiving from Fully Activated CBD

Happy Thanksgiving from Fully Activated CBD!
At Fully Activated, we’re all about family, quality time, health, and our pets.  We are wishing you a day full of gratitude & delicious food surrounded by your loved ones. 
We’re so grateful for your support and love that we want to extend an offering of 15% off this weekend for all of our ISOLATE, SALVES (tattoo care, burn care & full spectrum), & PURE CBD TINCTURES with the code ‘BLACKFRIDAY’. 
If you’re not sure about where to start with your CBD regiment, check out our introductory post about CBD.  You have lots of options when choosing a CBD brand you can trust, and we could not be more thankful today for everyone who has shared our products over the years, we truly could not do what we love every day without your help.  We aim to support you in your health goals with our wide variety of full spectrum and CBD-only products like tinctures, salves, balms, capsules, and isolate.  They have been known to support the body as an anti-inflammatory, ease the digestive and nervous system, and can relieve chronic pain.
Not sure whether you’re looking for full spectrum products or CBD-only products?  Read our recap on the differences between full spectrum CBD distillate and 99%+ pure CBD isolate and decide which might be best for you!  
Happy Thanksgiving!

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Veterans and CBD

Happy Veterans Day to all of our military friends out there!  We thank you today and every day for your service and dedication to our country. 
 
Today we’re offering 10% off all products (except capsules and dog treats) in honor of our military service using code THANKYOUVETS.  For every time the code is used today, we will donate a percentage of our proceeds to Project 4-22.
 
About Project 4-22
Based in Missouri, Project 4-22 aims to “educate about the potential of cannabis in relation to healthcare and more specifically, veterans.”  The board works pro-bono and consists of veterans, doctors, cannabis advocates, and researchers and supports their motto “Science, Research, Education!”  Project 4-22 specifically highlights the issues within the current model of healthcare for veterans suffering with PTSD & chronic pain.  They aim to inform as many as possible about the potential benefits of the cannabis plant for our military.  We want to better support our veterans by giving them the tools they need to live healthy lives! 
 
What is PTSD
PTSD is post traumatic stress disorder, a psychiatric disorder that can affect people who have witnessed highly stressful and traumatic events.  These can include natural disasters, combat, & sexual assault, among others.  Some of the most common symptoms for PTSD include intense feelings of distress when there is no current stress, nightmares, flashbacks, disassociation, emotional numbing, insomnia, & mood swings, to name a few.  These feelings can be short episodes or can be the constant norm for those suffering from trauma. 
 
Current Methods for Support
With the majority of our military suffering from some type of PTSD, we seek to find a better support system for their health.  There are two primary therapies that the VA uses to support veteran, medication and talk therapy.  Medications like opioids and pain killers are most commonly used for trauma and chronic pain and have laundry lists of side effects that can include even deeper depressions and suicide.  Often times these prescribed medications can make the dissociation and numbness even worse than before or cause further health issues.  It’s not abnormal for substance abuse habits to develop in order to self-medicate when the prescriptions do not fully help.  In addition to drugs, talk therapy is encouraged to release old thought patterns, but many would prefer not to talk. 
 
Potential Benefits of CBD
Studies on cannabis for PTSD and chronic pain have been growing in the last few years. Some sources have shown that cannabidiol (CBD) can have a positive affect on the human body’s ability to maintain emotional homeostasis.  Since CBD interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system, it can help regulate the release of neurotransmitters that can have a wide variety of effects on the nervous system.  These can include euphoric feelings and memory processes, allowing the affected to feel some ease in mind.  CBD has offered many relief from insomnia and anxiety, as well as, chronic pain.  While it can affect everyone differently, we’re optimistic in what we’ve seen so far!  We look forward to the future of this plant’s role in healing!
 
If you’re not sure where to start with CBD, read through some of our other blogs like CBD or Isolate v Distillate to get an idea of where to start.  We’re here for you if you need us, so reach out with any questions.
 
Read more about Project 4-22 Here!
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How To Choose Your CBD

With the growing market of CBD, sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what you’re getting and how to choose.  Since the industry is relatively new, there has not been many standards set for quality control.  Labels can lack information, or maybe you don’t even know what the given information means. 
 
Here are a three questions to ask to help you choose high-quality CBD products:
 
Where & How Was It Grown?
The quality of the plants used for CBD can have a direct impact on the quality of the CBD.  The hemp plant, like many other plants, can absorb toxins from the ground it is grown in, so quality control begins in the soil.  Some toxins are used for fertilizer and bug prevention, and are sprayed on the plant.  Many industrial hemp farms are overseas, which means there are different standards for soil and air quality, which can ultimately effect the final product.  Finding a naturally-grown and organic source of hemp can increase the purity of the CBD that is extracted.  A toxin-free plant can help keep the CBD toxin-free!  Our hemp plants are all naturally grown in Colorado.
 
What Kind of Plant Did It Come From?
There is a difference in concentration of CBD in various hemp plants.  While industrial hemp can be used for textiles like plastics and cloth, typically these plants are not very high in CBD.  High quality CBD is harvested from plants with a high CBD count and low THC count.  The US requires all products sold as CBD to have less than .3% THC concentration.  There are specific strains that are notably high in CBD and low in THC, just like the plants we help cultivate for our CBD products.
 
What’s the Purity of Your CBD Isolate?
Most “pure” CBD products are made from CBD Isolate or Full Spectrum CBD Distillate.  To learn more about the differences, read our article on Isolate v Distillate.  With quality CBD products, you can typically ask for the test results that show the quality of the CBD used.  For example, Fully Activated CBD offers 99.6% pure CBD isolate, and uses it in all pure CBD products.  You can see our test results here!  We use this isolate in our Pure CBD Tinctures and Pure CBD Capsules.  Extraction of CBD can also play a role in quality control.  Make sure you choose naturally extracted CBD for the highest quality!
 
At Fully Activated, we guarantee a high-quality product every time you order.  We have hand-selected high-quality, high-CBD hemp plants that are grown naturally with organic processes.    Our CBD is regularly tested to maintain the high percentages of CBD in our crop and products.  Our CBD products are made in small-batches to ensure the quality of each shipment, from salves to tinctures to isolate.  If you have questions, take a look around our website to learn more!

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4 Tips for CBD Dosages

How do you know how much CBD to take? 
Well, there’s not a standard or straightforward answer to this common question.  Everyone is different and we are not medical professionals so we cannot offer specific dosage solutions, but we’re happy to offer examples and information that can help you decide what regiment is best for you and your needs.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant.  The most common cannabinoid is THC, which will give you the feeling of being “high”, unlike CBD.   THC is typically the most abundant cannabinoid in a cannabis plant, while CBD is the second most common, with the exception of hemp plants (like ours!) that have been crossed to offer high CBD with only the slightest bit of THC.  You can choose Full Spectrum CBD products that offer a wide variety of cannabinoids like CBD and THC, or choose a Pure CBD product that only contains CBD isolate with zero THC or other cannabinoids.  The difference in Full Spectrum or Pure may also slightly change the effects of the dosage you choose.
 
Best Practices

5:10 The average recommended dose is typically about 5mg of CBD per 10lbs of body weight.  This rule is applicable to both humans and pets alike.  For example, if you weigh 150lbs, divided by 10 is 15, multiplied by 5mg is 75mg.  This can vary greatly depending on body type, tolerance, and level of pain.  Someone with high levels of chronic pain may need more than someone looking for a more preventative approach.

Start Low and Slow Your best bet when beginning a CBD regiment is to start with a low dosage and work your way up until you reach your desired effect or relief.  If you’re nervous at all about how it may affect you, start even lower and work your way up.  If you have stronger pain, it might take more than the mentioned dose to help alleviate some of your symptoms.

Less but More Decreasing the amount of your dose while increasing the frequency may also solve some issues for your trial period.  For example, instead of taking all 75mg at once, break the dosages into three doses of 25mg over the course of the day.  This will help overall absorption of the CBD and a more sustained presence in your bloodstream. 

Quality over Quantity All CBD is not created equal.  The quality of the plants from which CBD is harvested is very important.  Our hemp plants are naturally grown and have been crossed over and over to produce high levels of CBD.  This quality will make a difference versus someone who produces CBD hemp oil that offers no specific concentration of CBD on the label. 

 
If you have questions regarding which products might be best for you, feel free to reach out to us!  We have something for everyone with our Full Spectrum & Pure CBD tinctures, salves, body balm, isolate, capsules, and dog treats!

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What’s the Difference between Full Spectrum CBD & Pure CBD?

There are hundreds of cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, as well as, endocannabinoids in the body.  Endocannabinoids & the endocannabinoid system are found in humans, animals, & fish.  The human endocannabinoid system consists of a network of receptors throughout the body, like organs, brain, glands, tissues, and immune cells.  The endocannabinoids can help regulate and influence several bodily functions like pain, pleasure, muscle control, mood, appetite, memory, and more. 
CBD commonly comes in two forms: Full Spectrum CBD Distillate & Pure CBD Isolate. 
But what’s the difference?
 
Pure CBD Isolate
CBD isolate is an extract made of pure cannabidiol (CBD) without any other cannabinoids, like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).  The CBD is “isolated” from 99% of anything else in the plant like matter, fats, oils, terpenes, THC, & other cannabinoids.  Consequently, pure CBD isolate is non-psychoactive.  Isolate typically comes in a powder or slab and can be used for a number of purposes.  Here are 4 ways to use isolate.
 
Full Spectrum CBD Distillate
Full Spectrum CBD means it has a large number of CBD and offers a number of other cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant.  These other cannabinoids will be determined by the type of cannabis is used to create the distillate.  Some plants will be higher in cannabinoids like CBN, CBG, & THC-V, than others.  It also contains THC, but less than .3% (as mandated by law).  Studies have shown that using full spectrum can sometimes enhance the effects of the cannabinoids involved further, than when compared to CBD isolate.  This is called the “entourage effect”. 
Both offer healing properties of CBD, but you can decide for yourself which might be best for your experience.  Different cannabinoids can address different issues in the body.  Have you heard about the cannabinoids that can be found in our Fully Activated Full Spectrum CBD products?  Studies have shown that the following cannabinoids might offer the following benefits:
 
Cannabidiol (CBD)

Antibacterial
Inhibit cancerous cell growth
Reduces inflammation
Calms vomiting and nausea
Relieves anxiety
Suppresses muscle spasms

CBN (Cannabinol)

Pain reliever
Reduces seizures
Promotes bone growth
Reduces blood sugar levels

CBC (Cannabichromene)

Reduces inflammation
Helps with sleep
Suppresses muscle spasms

CBG (Cannabigerol)

Anti-inflammatory
Pain reliever
Anti-bacteria
Anti-fungal
Inhibits cell growth in tumors

 
Fully Activates offers both Pure CBD Isolate products and Full Spectrum CBD products.  If you have questions about which might be best for you, feel free to reach out to us for more information.  Our isolate comes in slab, powder, tincture, capsules, & vape juice.  Our full spectrum CBD comes in a variety of salves, capsules, tinctures, rollers, body balms, vape juice, and pet treats. 

Check out our shop!  There’s something for everyone.

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4 Ways To Use CBD Isolate

 
We offer 99.6% pure CBD Isolate Slab & 99.4% CBD Isolate Powder that our customers can buy by the gram or in bulk.  Pure CBD Isolate is the pure form of cannabidiol which we extract from our organically-grown, local CBD-rich hemp plants without presence of other cannabinoids.  Many people have used CBD isolate for nausea, vomiting, inflammation, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, & can suppress spasmodic activity.
 
This is some of the purest form of CBD that you can get, with oils, fats, and other organic material extracted from the original plant matter.  CBD is non-psychoactive and can be used in a number of ways! 
 
Sublingual
While there are many creative ways to incorporate CBD into your daily regiment, one of the simplest ways is to place a small amount of isolate under the tongue and allow it to absorb.  Sublingual literally means “under tongue” and can take 30-90 seconds to fully absorb, depending on quantity.  Benefits to taking CBD sublingually include quick and easy absorption into the bloodstream.  Many have reported that some CBD has a slightly cherry taste, so it’s not quite tasteless, but it also does not have the same flavor as hemp or THC extracts.  If you don’t want to put it directly under your tongue as a powder, you can put some into coconut oil and hold under your tongue for 90seconds.
 
Smoke Show
Many prefer to smoke their CBD through vaping or dabbing.  Fully Activated offers a CBD vape juice, or you can choose to make your own.  Our Full Spectrum CBD Vape Juice is unflavored, and some prefer to add their isolate to a flavored vape juice instead.  CBD Isolate slabs can also be dabbed in a pen or on a rig relatively easily.  CBD has a slightly higher sublimation temperature than THC, meaning it takes just a little bit more heat to turn pure CBD from solid to gas than pure THC.  It’s not a huge difference, so it won’t matter unless you have an very specific heating tool like an e-nail or digital temperature gauge.  Additionally, you can add CBD to your other smoking choices. 
 
Topically Apply
Fully Activated offers topicals like salve, body balm, tattoo after care, and CBD burn cream, but the possibilities are endless if you want to create your own topicals.  You can simply dissolve your pure CBD isolate into coconut or jojoba oil and rub into your skin, add it to your favorite face wash, lotion, or sunscreen!  CBD isolate can offer anti-inflammatory and pain-reduction properties, and it could help alleviate joint aches and pains with use. 
 
Ingest It
Slightly different than sublingual use, ingesting pure CBD isolate goes through the digestive system, moreso than being directly absorbed into the bloodstream in the mouth.  There is no “bad way” to include CBD in this category.  You can add some to your juice, or even your pesto for dinner.  Since our CBD isolate is practically tasteless, it will hardly interfere with any flavor profiles that you’re working with.  If you want to include it in a simple olive oil dressing, you’ll hardly be able to tell.
 
There are so many ways to use CBD.  What’s your favorite?  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us!