Frequently Asked Questions
CBG is extracted in the early stages of flowering of the hemp plant (sixth and the eighth week), as this is when its concentrations are the highest and best quality – right before it develops into other substances.[/su_spoiler]
The endocannabinoid system receptors come in multiple shapes and sizes, which bind and respond differently to cannabinoids from the cannabis plant. Out of these different shapes and sizes, there are two prominent types called ‘CB1’ and ‘CB2’. CB1 receptors tend to be in the central nervous system, while CB2 receptors tend to be outside the central nervous system.
Depending on which Puregenics product you’re taking, each bottle has a different suggested serving guide, which you’ll find on our product pages in the ‘How to use’ section, and on every product that’s delivered to your door. But overall, the FSA recommends no more than 70mg per day. It’s also been suggested you should use your body weight as a guide, where you have 1mg to 6mg per 4.5kg of your body weight.
We always suggest you start slowly, with a small intake of CBD daily. If you have any adverse symptoms when taking your CBD, we recommend you reduce your dosage and increase it again slowly until you find your optimal dose.
Although it isn’t common for CBD to cause many side effects, cannabinoids can affect the liver’s cytochrome CYP450 enzyme function. Something like grapefruit juice can cause the same problem.
Around 60% of all pharmaceutical drugs go through this chemical process by this enzyme, including, but not limited to: steroids, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, antihistamines, prokinetics, HIV antivirals, immune modulators, benzodiazepines, anti-arrhythmics, antibiotics, anaesthetics, antipsychotics, antidepressants, anti-epileptics, beta blockers, PPIs, NSAIDs, angiotensin-2 receptor blockers, oral hypoglycemic agents and sulfonylureas.
Third-party/independent laboratory reports are also known as a ‘certificate of analysis’. It’s a document that shows the breakdown, composition and compounds in CBD product samples sent for analysis to an independent, certified cannabis-testing lab. In a nutshell, it tells you whether the product is what it’s advertised to be.
At Puregenics, our concentrated oil is shipped to the UK from Europe to be processed, bottled and third-party tested. Following the guidelines on CBD drops, each batch has their own lab reports, which can be traced back to its first point of manufacturing.
Each report shows the concentration of cannabinoids and makes sure our products are free from any heavy metals, mould, mildew, fungus, yeast, E. coli, salmonella and mycotoxins. Because we don’t remove or add any compounds to our products, terpenes vary with every plant, even under strict growing conditions, but we make sure 100% of all THC has been removed through CO2 extraction.