Frequently Asked Questions
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second major cannabinoid found in cannabis plants. Unlike the other major cannabinoid THC, CBD is non-psychoactive and will not result in a “high” in the way marijuana (THC) will. The potential uses for CBD include increased alertness at low doses, sedation at high doses (great for insomnia and restlessness), pain reduction, relaxation of muscles for spasms (anti-convulsant), potent anti-inflammatory effects, relief of anxiety/depression symptoms, and anti-oxidant effects.
What type of CBD is used in Bella Santé products?
CBD comes in three varieties currently: full spectrum, broad spectrum, and isolate. Bella Santé CBD offers isolate products. This means that the CBD used in our products is the purest form of CBD, which is produced by removing all other compounds found in the hemp plant including terpenes, flavonoids, plant parts, and other cannabinoids.
I am hoping to use CBD for Anxiety and/or Depression. What products should I consider?
Customers searching for depression and anxiety relief should consider taking CBD orally using any of our oil, water-soluble, and capsule products. CBD may be most effective when a person uses it regularly. Please refer to our Product Page or feel free to reach out with additional questions on our Contact Us page.
I am hoping to use CBD for pain management. What products should I consider?
Customers searching for pain relief can choose to take CBD orally (using any of our oils, water-solubles, and capsule products) or topically (using any of our salves, patches, and other products) depending on severity and personal preference. CBD may be most effective when a person uses it regularly, but is also great for sudden or unanticipated pains. Please refer to our product page or feel free to reach out with additional questions on our Contact Us page.
How long does it take for CBD to take effect?
Typically, when taken orally or applied topically, CBD enters the system in about 20 minutes. It may take up to two hours if taken via capsule, which we recommend taking with a meal.
How long will my CBD effects last?
Everyone's body and symptoms are different. However, you should expect the effects last for somewhere around 6 hours when the proper dosage is used.
What dosages should I consider?
Dosage will vary depending on weight, level of pain, and if a customer uses additional medications which utilize the same drug pathway. We recommend our customers to reach out with particular pain concerns for a personal consultation. In some cases, doses may begin high then reduce as the body adjusts.
Are drug interactions possible with CBD?
Yes. CBD is metabolized by a group of enzymes called CYP450. These enzymes are responsible for metabolizing many commonly used drugs. CBD can inhibit the activity of the CYP450 enzymes. While CBD-drug interactions are more likely with high doses of CBD, precaution must be taken when using CBD alongside life-preserving medications for serious conditions (i.e. epilepsy medications). We encourage our customers to review any such medications prior to using any CBD product with their physician.
I am interested in becoming a distributor or carrying Bella Santé products at my business. What do I do next?
Welcome to the Bella Santé team! We would be happy to discuss our options personally. Please visit our Contact Us page, and an associate will respond as soon as possible.