FAQs

What is CBD?

Cannabidiol or CBD, is a phytocannabinoid commonly found in high concentrations certain strains of the hemp plant. It is one of at least 113 cannabinoids discovered and is non-intoxicating.

 

Is aróc organics CBD psychoactive or intoxicating?

CBD is non-intoxicating in its effects. It does not produce feelings of euphoria, stupor, or loss of control; effects commonly associated with THC. Research suggests that this is due to the fact that CBD does not bind to the CB1 receptor in the same way that THC does. In fact, CBD has been shown to modulate or reduce the intoxicating effects of THC.

 

What does aróc organics CBD oil taste like?

Our oil is smooth and has a pleasant herbal mint-clove taste.

 

What does aróc organics CBD oil smell like?

Our oil has a very mild herbal clove-like odour and does not leave a smell on your breath.

 

Why do you use MCT coconut oil?

MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides. Cannabinoids are fat soluble and are most effective when consumed with fat ingredients. MCT coconut oil contains saturated fat which helps the body absorb cannabinoids. Using MCT oil allows for a relatively rapid release. The oil is directly metabolized into energy allowing your body to burn those fats and put the natural cannabinoids they hold to use right away.

 

What are terpenes and flavonoids?

The main three components of the hemp plant which impart synergistic benefits are phytocannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids.

In comparison to CBD isolate, which only contain the single CBD compound, full spectrum CBD oils are a combination of multiple beneficial cannabinoids, terpene and flavonoid molecules. Terpenes are like the essential oil of the hemp plant and give different types of scents and effects. Flavonoids are the compounds in plants that give their pigmentation and are also found in green tea, red wine and berries.

 

How long will a 10ml bottle last?

Typically 30-60 days. It depends on personal dosage and usage.

 

What is the difference between Hemp oil and CBD oil?

Hemp oil is extracted from the seeds of the hemp plant and rarely contain any cannabinoids. CBD oil is derived from the leaves, flowers, and stalks of the hemp plant, where cannabinoids are found.

 

Do you test on animals?

No! aróc organics is founded and run by a vet and we will never test on animals.

 

Can I use aróc organics on my pet?

Please speak to your local vet who can advise on your pet's care. If your vet is not familiar with CBD, direct them to our vet information page.

 

What is the relationship with CBD, grapefruit and medicines?

Akin to herbal remedies, CBD products have the potential to interact with some medicines. Similar to drug interactions with grapefruit, high doses of CBD can inhibit cytochrome P450 enzymes. Any instructions you may have received from a medical professional regarding grapefruit should be treated with the same level of care when it comes to CBD products. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medical supervision, we recommend you consult your doctor or pharmacist before use.

 

What should I look for when choosing a CBD oil?

  • Is the oil organic?
  • Where and how is the hemp is grown and sourced from?
  • Is the oil a wide, broad or full spectrum or an isolate?
  • What other ingredients are in the oil?
  • Is the oil independently lab tested?