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Explaining Hemp’s Potential to Your Loved Ones

So, you’ve done your research and conclude that hemp is a miracle plant. You may even have used Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil and experienced a noticeable difference in your wellbeing. However, explaining hemp’s potential to your loved ones can be an uphill battle. The hard truth is that, for close to a century, the United States waged a bitter war against the cannabis plant. Unfortunately, the campaign incriminated the non-psychoactive hemp plant, tarnishing its centuries-old medicinal reputation. 

Fortunately, overcoming objections to hemp is easier today, especially considering its growing acceptance in America and across the world. Public recognition of hemp follows new studies unveiling its value to the human body. With the normalization of hemp as a versatile plant, many are finding even its staunchest opponents championing Hemp Oil and its potential wellness benefits.

The best way to share one’s own experience with Hemp Oil is through a reasoned approach. Granted, it’s easy to get overly enthused about the power of Hemp Oil. However, many skeptics correlate such enthusiasm with naivety. Even though there’s much to tell, developing a simple framework that introduces hemp and then expands to illustrate how Hemp Oil is created, makes the larger story more credible.  

Most importantly, in explaining hemp’s potential, be sure to tell your personal story about why hemp works for you.

Hemp, an Original Natural Commodity and Herbal Remedy

It’s important to view the larger picture of hemp as a valuable commodity for most civilizations around the world and throughout recorded history. This perspective highlights the plant as one of the most important natural resources on earth, able to produce a variety of products such as:

  • Building Materials: Eco-conscious builders use hemp as insulation and in finishes. In particular, they use it to produce hempcrete, a biocomposite construction material.
  • Drinks: You can now find hemp milk and hemp energy drinks in health food stores. And, in 2019, FIFCO USA (the parent company of Genesee Brewery) produced the first hemp-infused flavored malt beverage in America.
  • Foods: The hemp seed is an excellent food supplement and serves as an important ingredient in crackers, protein powders, and cheese substitutes.
  • Fuel: The hemp plant serves as raw material for producing biodiesel, ethanol, and methanol.
  • Paper: Hemp is superior to wood for paper pulp and also grows much faster than other types of plants.
  • Rope: For centuries, hemp was synonymous with rope, as its strong fibers perform admirably well for binding goods together. 
  • Textiles: Today, many sweatshop-free consumer brands use hemp as an eco-conscious and sustainable material for clothing and shoes.

Historically, ancient peoples relied on hemp for curative purposes, and this practice has been revived in modern times.

Explaining Hemp's Potential as a Curative

Here’s the truth: every medicine produced and consumed today is either natural or synthetic in nature. For instance, people used the bark of several varieties of willow trees as a natural pain reliever for centuries. Today, manufacturers produce their chemical equivalent in the form of over-the-counter pain relief products. With the rising costs of pharmaceutical drugs, coupled with the tragedies of the opioid crisis, many consumers prefer natural remedies. They consider them safe, superior alternatives to the chemical concoctions portioned out to patients daily.

In the midst of the rising interest in natural, sustainable living, Hemp Oil plays a significant role in today’s health and wellness industry. Many with specific ailments and others looking for a general improvement in well-being tout the benefits of Hemp Oil. While CBD and Hemp Oil manufacturers make no definitive medical claims, many consumers use Hemp Oil for the following:

  • Lessening the Impact of Pain: CBD helps reduce high physical discomfort levels and often alleviates minor aches.
  • Easing Anxiety: Anti-anxiety drugs often produce severe side effects, while CBD eases anxiety without such negative results.
  • Providing Balanced Mood Support: CBD interacts positively with our serotonin receptors, the neurotransmitter that regulates mood and social behavior.
  • Supporting Heart and Circulatory Health: By reducing anxiety and lowering stress, CBD contributes to a healthier circulatory system.
  • Reducing Acne: Both its anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to control sebum production make CBD a popular acne treatment.
  • Offsetting the Effects of Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy: Patients undergoing treatment for chronic illnesses often find CBD eases nausea, vomiting, and physical discomfort.

Hemp's Other Promising Benefits

Other promising benefits which Hemp Oil may deliver (according to studies currently underway) include:

  • Fighting Tumors: Recent studies with animals show CBD preventing tumors from spreading.
  • Preventing Negative Side Effects From High Blood Glucose Levels: In mouse-based trials, CBD cut the incidence of diabetes by more than half (56%).
  • Reducing Psychotic Episodes: New studies indicate promise in treating individuals with schizophrenia and other mental health conditions.
  • Mitigating the Effects of Substance Abuse: Rat-based studies show that CBD reduces morphine dependence and typically addictive behaviors.

If the virtues of Hemp Oil seem too good to be true, a brief overview of the human body’s endocannabinoid system is in order.

Hemp Oil and Our Endocannabinoid System

Compounds from the hemp plant work synergistically with the cannabinoid receptors in the human body. In particular, it is our endocannabinoid system which integrates intelligently with the cannabinoids from the hemp plant. This recently-identified system regulates important functions within our body, including:

  • Appetite
  • Fertility
  • Memory
  • Mood
  • Sleep

When we place our bodies under great stress (a common situation in today’s fast-paced society), our endocannabinoid system goes into overdrive. The phytocannabinoids in hemp connect naturally with our cannabinoid receptors to recharge and deliver synergy to our endocannabinoid system.

Continuing research about hemp points to a potentially healing, symbiotic relationship between our endocannabinoid system and the hemp plant. Simply stated, hemp appears to be the plant most chemically related to our own bodies. It may well prove to be the botanical species most beneficial to our health and well-being. In light of this, explaining hemp’s potential becomes an easier task.

Common Concerns and Questions When Explaining Hemp's Potential to Loved Ones  

As mentioned, the misinformation campaign against hemp in the 20th century precipitated public unease against the plant. Even among experienced users, terms are often used interchangeably. Yet, hemp and CBD products offer more nuanced qualities than most people realize.

Hemp, CBD Oil, Hemp Oil, and Hemp Seed Oil: Are They the Same as Each Other?

Much confusion arises because of terms which appear interchangeable but actually refer to specific aspects of the hemp plant. Below, we discuss the most commonly used terms and provide clear definitions for them. The following list provides answers so that explaining hemp’s potential to your loved ones will be a walk in the park.

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  • Hemp: This is the actual plant cultivated from the cannabis sativa strain. During the cultivation process, the amount of natural THC in the plant is limited to less than 0.3%. In contrast, a normal cannabis sativa plant may contain as much as 30% THC content. This means the hemp plant effectively produces non-psychoactive compounds that won’t get you high.
  • Hemp Oil: This is extracted from every part of the hemp plant except the seeds. Effectively, the leaves, flowers, and stalks all contain important and healing compounds (called phytocannabinoids). The latter include cannabidiol (CBD), which is extracted from the plant and converted into oils and other products.
  • Hemp Seed Oil: This comes only from the hemp seeds. It does not contain any phytocannabinoids or CBD. However, it is rich in Omega 3-6-9 fatty acids. These fatty acids improve heart and brain health, increase HDL cholesterol, and reduce high blood pressure.
  • CDB Oil: CBD (cannabidiol) is present in all cannabis plants. However, natural cannabis plants also contain higher amounts of THC. By selecting Hemp Oil (not hemp seed oil), the buyer receives all the valuable phytocannabinoids while avoiding any possibility of ingesting THC.

Astute and informed consumers prefer Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil over CBD oil. The former contains minimal THC (less than 0.3 %) but retains all of the useful phytocannabinoids during the extraction process. Consumers also appreciate the fact that hemp is specifically grown and harvested for its health benefits. 

Is Hemp Oil Legal?

Some people get confused about medical cannabis and hemp products. Presently, the legality of cannabis products varies from state to state. Some states allow for its recreational use, while others approve it for medical use only. Still other states — albeit a shrinking number — declare all cannabis products illegal. That said, hemp is 100% legal throughout the United States. This means that not only can you buy it in retail outlets, but you can also purchase it online and have it delivered right to your home. 

That said, you should be aware that many companies require drug testing as part of the hiring process. Even though only trace amounts of THC appear in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil, there is a small risk of it appearing on certain drug tests. If this is of concern for you or a loved one, we offer more information in this article about Hemp Oil and drug testing.

Is Hemp Oil Addicting?

Unlike opioids and other prescription drugs, Hemp Oil does not deliver a high. On the contrary, many substance abuse patients use Hemp Oil as a safe, gentle method of withdrawing from addictive medications. In addition, the curative qualities of hemp assure their continued wellbeing. Even though Hemp Oil is not habit-forming, we recommend establishing a consistent daily routine. With regular usage, most people realize the best personal results.

I'm Already on Medications: Can I Take Hemp Oil Safely?

People taking multiple medications are right to be concerned about adding additional supplements to their current regimen. Unlike many prescription drugs, Hemp Oil does not cause negative side effects and rarely results in negative interactions with other medications. We advise patients to consult with their primary care physicians when deciding to add Hemp Oil to their daily routines. Sometimes, a Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil may slow the metabolism of some drugs, particularly blood pressure medications, blood thinners, and certain hepatic drugs. Also, combining Hemp Oil with sedatives should be avoided. With its natural sedative properties, Hemp Oil delivers a gentler relaxation than synthesized sleep medications.

What is the Recommended Serving Size for Hemp Oil?

Even if the FDA allowed us to list recommended serving sizes, we would not do so. Each person is unique and at different stages of their life journey. However, our clients have found the best success with this simple formula: Start small, measure each succeeding result, and adjust accordingly.

Our Hemp Oil tinctures come in bottles with droppers in the cap, making the selection of precise amounts of Hemp Oil easier. Each bottle holds 40 drops and comes in two strengths: 12.5 mg or 25 mg per dropper of hemp phytonutrients for the 500 mg and 1000 mg bottles respectively. We also offer capsules in 25 mg and 50 mg strengths. These tinctures and capsules, combined with our topical treatments, represent an exquisite, full line of Hemp Oil products. Use them to serve your wellness needs and make the introduction to Hemp Oil an equally satisfying experience for your family and friends.

Are All Hemp Oils the Same?

Due to the increasing interest in Hemp Oil and CBD products, many aspiring hemp entrepreneurs flood the burgeoning marketplace each year. And, because the FDA and other regulatory agencies don’t regulate hemp products, many operators seeking a quick buck have no compunction about acquiring low-quality overseas hemp.

In contrast, at Synchronicity®, we oversee the production of all our Hemp Oils from the growing phase to the packaging process. After growing the finest quality proprietary hemp seeds from our patented strain, we tenderly harvest the flowers, leaves, and stems. Then, we deliver them to our lab for the extraction process. During the manufacturing phase, we place the plant material in a coconut or MCT oil “bath” which initiates our LipidTrans® infusion process. This, in turn, maximizes the collection and absorption of all valuable phytocannabinoids. The result is a superior Hemp Oil capable of delivering a True Entourage Effect, taking advantage of the over 100 phytocannabinoids to which the human body readily responds.   

Other customers who previously tried other Hemp Oils regularly tell us what a difference changing to Synchronicity® products has made. They maintain that all Hemp Oils are not made equal, which is why they have become avid fans of Synchronicity®.

Finally, at Synchronicity®, you always have the support you need and sensible answers to your questions. We commit to assisting you in your efforts at explaining hemp’s potential to loved ones. To that end, we extend an open invitation to contact us at any time to discuss Synchronicity® Hemp Oil products. And, if you’ve used Synchronicity products, which are your favorites? Share your thoughts with us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Hemp Oil and Its Effects: What Does Taking It Feel Like?

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult your healthcare provider before use.

Hemp has gone mainstream. You can find it in prepared foods, protein powders, fruit-flavored gummies, and even granola. And, if you’re the adventurous type, you may even whip up some non-dairy hemp parmesan cheese in the kitchen. But, what does taking Hemp Oil really feel like?

When presented with an opportunity for trying something new, some people jump right in and hope for the best. Others prefer to take a more cautious approach, taking time to gather information before making a decision.

As demand and enthusiasm for Hemp Oil grows, people who were previously wary of it are now exploring their use, some for the first time. Eventually, many realize that Hemp Oil enthusiasts have relied on this natural product for years.

If you’ve investigated the therapeutic potential of the phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil, you may be intrigued by your discoveries. However, you may still be hesitant to try a product you’ve never used before. To help alleviate your concerns, it may be helpful to learn about Hemp Oil and its effects on the human body.

The Regulatory System that Responds to Phytocannabinoids

The many potential benefits of industrial hemp are derived from the plant’s unique composition. Hemp crops produce more than 480 potentially beneficial plant elements, including more than 100 individual phytocannabinoids (1). Significantly, the phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil have been shown to interact with the receptors of your endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS comprises a complex network of messengers and receptors responsible for regulating nearly every essential function in your body.

Many researchers today believe the continuous communication between your ECS messengers and receptors regulate homeostasis, the internal balance all organisms must maintain to survive. When internal or external forces disrupt that balance, homeostatic processes restore equilibrium (2). Just a few of the many functions regulated by ECS signaling include (3):

  • Moods, emotions, and social behavior
  • Pain perception and inflammation
  • Processes involved in memory recall and learning
  • Thermoregulation, appetite, and metabolism
  • Circulatory and digestive processes
  • Immune system responses
  • Hormone regulation and reproductive processes
  • Neuroprotection and muscle movement
  • Circadian rhythms, REM sleep, and sleep cycles
  • Bone and muscle formation
  • Collagen synthesis, skin cell formation, and oil production

Hemp Oil and Its Effects: The Power of Cannabinoids

The phytocannabinoids in hemp mimic the effects of two of the body’s endocannabinoids: anandamide and 2-Ag (2-Arachidonoylglycerol). Anandamide is predominantly responsible for pain perception, memory, appetite, and reproductive processes. Meanwhile, 2-Ag directly impacts immune system responses. Made as needed, the endocannabinoids produced in your body are broken down by metabolic enzymes once their messages are delivered (4).

Numerous internal and external factors, including stress, illness, and injury, can increase the demand for ECS messengers. If the demand exceeds the supply, urgent signals never reach their intended targets. By supporting your endocannabinoid system with Hemp Oil, you restore essential balance in your body. Many researchers today believe endocannabinoid deficiencies may cause disease (5).  

Understanding the Therapeutic Potential of Phytocannabinoids

Once you have a basic understanding of how the phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil interact with ECS receptors, you may find it easier to recognize the considerable therapeutic potential of Hemp Oil products. While most of the evidence supporting the use of Hemp Oil tinctures, capsules, and skincare products come from laboratory tests, animal studies, preclinical trials, and user testimonials, people use Hemp Oil for a number of reasons.

Current research shows that CBD and other phytocannabinoids in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil have analgesic, anti-emetic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective properties, potential benefits that may have a considerable impact on the way you feel (6). Your results will likely depend on which processes are impacted by a better-functioning ECS. Since ECS receptors are located throughout your body, your Hemp Oil experience may include any number of the following potential benefits.  

Hemp Oil and Its Effects: You May Feel Emotionally Grounded, Calmer, or Less Anxious

Your moods, emotions, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are driven by neurotransmitters expressed in specific chemical combinations. Imbalances can cause a wide range of complications, including stress, anxiety, and depression. Since the processes regulating moods and emotions are influenced by ECS signaling, many people report that Hemp Oil makes them feel calmer, more grounded, and better equipped to face daily challenges. Many user testimonials about hemp oil and its effects are backed by scientific evidence.

While ECS signaling has a direct impact on your moods and emotions, the anxiolytic and antidepressant potential of Hemp Oil is likely explained by the way CBD and other phytocannabinoids interact with several non-ECS receptors, including the serotonin, dopamine, and GABA receptors (7).

Activating GABA receptors calms overexcited nerve impulses. And, dopamine pathways influence muscle movement, the pleasure and reward centers of the brain, and pain perception. Meanwhile, serotonin receptors initiate an excitatory or inhibitive response depending on the chemical composition of the message received. Thus, many of the medications most often prescribed for the symptoms of anxiety, depression, migraine, and nausea work by increasing serotonin levels (8).

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Hemp Oil and Its Effects: You May Feel More Alert and Focused

Brain fog is a laymen’s term used to describe a type of mental fatigue. Rather than feeling sharp and focused, brain fog can make you feel as if you’re lost in a haze. While episodes of brain fog are relatively common, the resulting cognitive dysfunction can be debilitating.

The somewhat disturbing symptoms are usually the result of stress, hormonal fluctuations, lack of sleep, dehydration, or nutritional deficiencies. However, it’s important to know that brain fog can also be a symptom of several medical conditions, including autoimmune disorders, inadequate liver function, kidney disease, or thyroid disorders (9). Even with treatment, many people still experience symptoms. Up to half of all lupus patients and nearly 80 percent of those living with fibromyalgia report lapses in memory and difficulty concentrating (10).

Current research seems to suggest that the phytocannabinoids in Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil have the potential to address numerous factors that contribute to decreased mental clarity and brain fog. Since ECS function regulates memory, sleep cycles, metabolism, and emotional responses, supporting ECS function with the phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil may help you feel more clear-headed and focused. Plus, Hemp Oil is a significant source of omega-3 fatty acids, essential lipids that support brain function (11).

Hemp Oil and Its Effects: You May Feel More Refreshed and Rested

During sleep, your muscles relax, your breathing slows, and your body begins the process of rejuvenation. By and large, many people drift off to sleep within minutes of slipping between the sheets. They wake feeling refreshed and rested. On the other hand, if you experience difficulty falling asleep, you may suffer daytime sleepiness, chronic fatigue, headaches, digestive disturbances, or food cravings.

Losing as little as an hour of essential sleep each night can raise your blood pressure, slow your reflexes, or impair your powers of concentration. As crucial as sleep is for physical and emotional health, research suggests that most adults don’t get enough to meet their needs. While occasional sleeplessness is unlikely to cause significant harm, chronic sleep deprivation results in cumulative long-term effects, thus increasing your risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and diabetes. In addition, sleep deprivation may also impair your ability to fight viruses and infection (12)(13).

Once sleep cycles are disrupted, it can be difficult to get back on track. If caffeine restrictions, new hygiene habits, or counting sheep aren’t giving you the results you seek, maybe it’s time to try the therapeutic potential of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil. As phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil influence the receptors that regulate sleep cycles, they can also improve your capacity for REM sleep. Hemp Oil also has analgesic, anxiolytic, and antispasmodic properties that can calm your mind and alleviate muscle tension. This leads to improved sleep quality, which may help you feel more rested.

Hemp Oil and Its Effects: You May Experience Fewer Physical Discomforts

Pain has many potential causes. Generally, pain signals function as a warning, an alarm that sounds in response to illness or injury. As the damage heals, the discomfort typically subsides. However, discomfort sometimes lingers. More than 20 percent of our population lives with moderate to severe chronic pain caused by health conditions like arthritis, autoimmune disorders, nerve damage, migraine, and fibromyalgia (14).

While research investigating the potential benefits of Hemp Oil is still ongoing, numerous studies have explored the pain-relieving potential of phytocannabinoids. In particular, many of these studies focus on a single plant element, CBD. Based on the research, the phytocannabinoid appears to have considerable potential for alleviating several types of physical discomfort, including nerve, muscle, and joint pain (15).  

In laboratory tests and animal studies, CBD has been shown to inhibit the production of the metabolic enzymes that break down anandamide. It also shows effectiveness in increasing anandamide production. You may remember that anandamide is one of the two main endocannabinoids produced in your body. Research suggests that increasing anandamide levels alleviates pain. According to a report published in Current Neuropharmacology, researchers determined that CBD may be as effective as over-the-counter or prescription pain killers (16).

However, the phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil don’t just have the potential of reducing physical discomfort. They may possess the ability to promote better digestion, balance hormone production, ease painful muscle spasms, and soothe skin irritations.

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Hemp Oil and Its Effects: The Excellence of Full-Spectrum Products

While it’s true that Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil contains CBD, it’s important to know that most hemp products labeled as “CBD Oil” don’t contain the full array of phytocannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in naturally cultivated hemp plants. Most CBD oils are made with CBD isolate, a flavorless, powdered version of CBD.

Although CBD does show potential when used on its own, many Hemp Oil enthusiasts find Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil products the better option. Generally, Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil is far less processed than CBD isolate. When you use Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil, the large number of phytocannabinoids, plant terpenes, flavonoids, and other phytonutrients combine to magnify and multiply its therapeutic potential (17). Basically, the synergistic properties of individual plant elements combine to produce the Entourage Effect.

Since so many Hemp Oil companies offer Full-Spectrum products, you may be surprised to learn that most products labeled as “Full-Spectrum” qualify only as “Broad-Spectrum” at best. Most often, these products don’t make the grade because manufacturers use harsh extraction methods, pressurized chambers, or potentially harmful solvents that compromise product integrity. Once compromised, the plant oils cannot deliver a True Entourage Effect™ in the body.

Maximizing Your Hemp Oil Experience with a True Entourage Effect™

A True Entourage Effect™ requires a production process that preserves the natural composition of the plant. This generally includes the full range of phytocannabinoids, essential fats, flavonoids, and fibers commonly altered or removed by aggressive extraction methods.  

At Functional Remedies, our Synchronicity™ Full-Spectrum, Whole-Plant Hemp Oil is crafted with oils obtained through a unique process, LipidTrans™ Infusion.  This process allows us to gently infuse organic coconut oil directly into the Whole-Plant in small, hand-pressed batches. Since we never use chemicals or solvents, our plant oils retain more nutrients that can be utilized by your body. In addition, our safe, gentle production method allows our Full-Spectrum, Whole-Plant Hemp Oil to provide a particularly True Entourage Effect™.

Adding Synchronicity™ Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil to Your Daily Routine

It’s easy to add Synchronicity™ Full-Spectrum, Whole-Plant Hemp Oil to your daily routine. If you feel comfortable using a simple, no-fuss product, consider the convenience of our Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil Capsules. Available in 25 mg and 50 mg strengths, capsules are discreet and easy to use. Plus, you’ll never have to worry about getting the right serving size. If you find product versatility more appealing, you may prefer using one of our Full-Spectrum, Whole-Plant Hemp Oil Tinctures.

You can use your Hemp Oil tincture to add phytocannabinoids to your morning coffee or your favorite recipes. In addition, you can also create DIY Hemp Oil topicals by adding our tinctures to your favorite cream or lotion. While each of these methods delivers the therapeutic potential of phytocannabinoids to the requisite receptors in your body, many Hemp Oil users find the sublingual method delivers the fastest results.  

Taking a Hemp Oil tincture sublingually is easy. Simply shake the bottle, measure your serving size, and place the tincture under your tongue. Hold the liquid in place for 10-20 seconds before swallowing. This method allows your body to absorb the phytocannabinoids in the Hemp Oil through the blood vessels under your tongue. Specifically, this results in reduced amounts of phytocannabinoids lost through digestion. While capsules and edibles can take more than an hour (sometimes two) to reveal their true potential, the effects of the sublingual method can be felt in as little as 15-20 minutes.

Finding Your Ideal Hemp Oil Serving Size

A number of factors may influence how much Hemp Oil you should ingest at any one time. This includes product potency, your body weight, and body chemistry. Since phytocannabinoids affect everyone differently, first-time Hemp Oil users should start with a small serving size, generally just a few milligrams. Ask Your Body™ is the best approach. If you don’t experience the effects you seek, add more tincture drops with each subsequent dose until you’re happy with your progress.

While there’s no harm in sticking with the serving recommendations on your product label, there’s also no additional benefit in ingesting more Hemp Oil than your body needs. A serving size that works well for someone else may be less than ideal for you. So, focus on identifying the smallest tincture dose necessary to achieve the needed results. Using a larger serving size will simply increase your cost of daily use.

We encourage you to try our unique lipid infused products to experience how Synchronicity™ Whole-Plant Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil can make you feel. However, if you have a medical condition or currently take prescription medication, please consult your health care provider before adding Hemp Oil products to your daily routine. While this natural plant product is well-tolerated by most people, the phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil are known to interact negatively with several prescription and non-prescription medications. 

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