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How Can You Tell If You Actually Have CBD In Your CBD Product?

The market is exploding with CBD products, from edibles and gummies to topicals, oils, tinctures, and drinks. Unfortunately, CBD production is still largely unsupervised and unregulated. CBD and Hemp products are sold as dietary supplements, which means there is less control of their quality. While this has helped spark innovation, there is no one beyond CBD producers themselves to oversee the production, run tests, and verify the high quality of the products being sold.

At the same time, consumers need to know that the CBD product they are buying is pure, potent, free of pollutants, and tested. They also want to be able to tell if a CBD product is real or fake, as a surprising number of CBD products are mislabeled.

There are many tell-tale signs that show whether a CBD product is worth the money spent. Here are some of the most important features to look for before purchasing your CBD. This way, you can enjoy the wellness that Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil can add to your life and be sure that you are taking the best possible care of your body and mind.

Is It Hemp Oil?

The first thing you want to check to make sure your CBD product is real is that you are truly buying CBD.

The ingredients on the label should include the terms cannabidiol, CBD, Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil, or Hemp Oil. This means that the product has been made with Hemp flowers, leaves, and stalks instead of just seeds.

Hemp Seed Oil vs. Hemp Oil

There is a common misunderstanding that hemp seed oil and Hemp Oil are the same things. Hemp seed oil, as the name suggests, is made exclusively from hemp seeds. Hemp seeds carry wonderful moisturizing qualities and are loaded with omega-3 and omega-6. However, Hemp seeds don’t have any cannabinoids.

Hemp Seed Oil as the Carrier Oil

Hemp seed oil can be the carrier oil in your CBD product. In that case, it should be named as a carrier oil and should not be listed as the primary ingredient. Manufacturers can choose between several carrier oils such as coconut oil, MCT, hemp seed oil, olive oil, etc.

Your CBD Product Should Carry a Certificate of Analysis (CoA)

Reputable CBD manufacturers send their products to third-party labs to test them and make sure about their purity and cannabinoid profile. These labs issue a Certificate of Analysis (CoA).

A manufacturer that does not display their CoA or shows a CoA that is very old is probably neglecting their duties. You can find online the Certificate of Analysis for any of our Synchronicity products using nothing but the Lot Number.

How Much CBD in the Product

The Certificate of Analysis displays important information such as the total quantity of CBD as well as all the other cannabinoids found in the final product.

THC Content

There must be a clear mention of the THC content which, according to US law, must be under 0.3% for the product to be legal.

Other Cannabinoids

Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil products and broad-spectrum hemp oil products contain several cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids. Their presence is crucial for many reasons.

First of all, you want to ensure that the level of THC—the psychoactive cannabinoid responsible for marijuana’s sense of ‘high’—is under the legal limit of 0.3%.

Second, Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil contains hundreds of cannabinoids, vitamins, minerals, terpenes, and flavonoids. Each of these carries its own potential anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-microbial properties. When they work together, they produce an optimal overall effect—the so-called entourage effect. The Synchronicity team has studied Hemp extensively to bring you the True Entourage Effect™.

That’s why the various compounds must be clearly stated in the Certificate of Analysis.

Presence of Harmful Substances

The CoA should also mention the presence of pesticides, heavy metals, and solvents. Depending on the method of extraction, some methods leave behind traces of solvents. Likewise, Hemp grown in contaminated land could carry heavy metals and pesticides.

You certainly want to make sure the CBD you are consuming is clear of these harmful ingredients! It isn’t wise to assume that your CBD wouldn’t contain any of these pollutants, as Hemp is a known bioremediation plant.

How Was Your Hemp Grown?

Traditionally, Hemp was used to clean up soil from other crops and pollutants and prepare it for the next crop. Today, Hemp is still used to clean soils from heavy metals, pesticides, fertilizers, and more, especially in Asia.

Hemp’s phytoremediation properties stem from the fact that it can dig deep into the soil and suck out harmful ingredients thanks to its deep roots. However, Hemp used to produce CBD products should be clean of all harmful compounds. When you buy your CBD product, read the Certificate of Analysis. If that’s not convenient, check the Hemp’s origin. Reputable brands that care about the quality of their products will also advertise the source of their Hemp. Less trustworthy ones will hide it. Always prefer CBD made from American-grown Hemp as American farmers have to follow strict guidelines to grow Hemp.

Synchronicity uses CBDRx18, our proprietary Hemp strain, chosen for its rich CBD content. We grow it locally in Colorado using sustainable practices for cultivation and harvesting.

Accreditation

A good way to evaluate the CBD product you are about to buy is to check whether the CBD producer has been accredited by the US Hemp Authority.

The US Hemp Authority fills a gap left by the federal government regarding the supervision of the CBD market. It monitors and checks quality, farming, and manufacturing methods as well as the labeling of CBD products to certify that a product is safe and produced according to strict guidelines.

Synchronicity is accredited by the US Hemp Authority. We have also received our GMP Certification from NSF and SGS and proudly carry our ISO 9001-2015 Certification. We are compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices and licensed with the FDA and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Extravagant Medical Claims

CBD producers who make extravagant medical claims about their products are untrustworthy and are breaking FDA rules. Only FDA-approved drugs can be used as medication.

CBD and the other cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes found in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil may have several beneficial properties, helping support your health and feeling of wellness. While several studies suggest that CBD may also have medical value in the future, further research is required. We still need to answer crucial questions such as dosage, counter-indications, interactions with medication, etc. Large-scale trials on humans are also lacking.

That’s why we suggest you take CBD to assist your body and mind and maintain your existing good health. Use Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil to help yourself and boost your energy levels and overall well being before you feel tired, moody, and in pain. However, CBD producers who claim that their products can cure cancer, chronic diseases, depression, or other specific conditions or ailments are misleading people—and breaking FDA rules.

Read The Label

When you look at the CBD product label you should see the total content of CBD as well as the CBD contained in each portion. This helps you evaluate how much CBD you will be getting and it is a sign that the CBD producer cares about you.

The label should also carry the expiration date of the product.

The Overall Presentation

We judge a book by its cover. Likewise, we judge a CBD product by its packaging. Cheap bottles are not the appropriate packaging for CBD oil. UV rays can break down the CBD oil compounds. Reputable manufacturers use green or brown glass bottles to block UV light.

A CBD producer who uses cheap transparent plastic bottles is probably not interested in providing a good product.

Price Matters

When a CBD product is too cheap, it’s probably not the real thing.

To produce quality CBD you need to obtain or grow Hemp from reputable farms that are licensed and follow specific growing methods instead of importing cheap foreign Hemp. This costs money.

The extraction process is also expensive and time-consuming. A cheap CBD product may be using an extraction process that could leave solvents and other harsh chemicals in the final product.

Testing is also an expensive but necessary way to ensure the quality and safety of the ultimate product.

The overall cultivation, harvesting, processing, testing, and bottling of CBD is an expensive process that requires extensive know-how and the proper equipment. A CBD price that is too low is a sign that the producer may have skipped some steps during production.

Why Synchronicity Is a Leader in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil Products

From plant to bottle, we grow our patented Hemp plants in Colorado and harvest them at the right time. We process our Hemp with our patented LipidTrans™ process, which bypasses harsh chemicals. Instead, we infuse whole-plant Hemp in coconut oil or MCT to let the wellness of Hemp gently seep into the oil. This is a slow process but ensures the highest quality of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil.

We run multiple tests throughout our production process, both in our lab and at third-party labs to be absolutely certain about the quality and potency of every single one of our batches. We package our products ourselves to be confident about the final product.

If you want to buy real Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil products rather than fake CBD ones, check out our thoughtful product pairings, such as the Stay In Motion Pairing, Find Your Balance Pairing, Nourished Skin Pairing, Love Your Face Pairing, and Relax Now Pairing.We offer free shipping on all orders and a no-questions returns policy to make you feel safe and secure with your purchase.

Feel the Full Effect™ with Synchronicity Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil products. We make the most out of Hemp to help you find the perfect mental and physical balance!

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