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What is CBD?

CBD is also known as Cannabidiol. It is a naturally occurring chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. It has no psychoactive effects and does not get you high. CBD is legal in all 50 states as long as it contains only trace amounts of THC, less than 0.3% to be exact. CBD-rich cannabis has a long history of being used to treat health problems. Today the therapeutic properties of CBD are being tested and confirmed by scientists and doctors around the world. Many people are interested in this natural compound to treat anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, aches and pains, and more.

What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)?

Let’s look at the word “endocannabinoid.” “Cannabinoid” comes from “cannabis,” and “endo” is short for “endogenous,” which means that it is produced naturally inside of your body.


So “endocannabinoid” simply means cannabis-like substances that naturally occur inside us.


The ECS itself is made up of three parts:


EndocannabinoidsReceptors in the nervous system and around your body that endocannabinoids and cannabinoids bond withEnzymes that help break down endocannabinoids and cannabinoids


The ECS maintains homeostatis, which is the optimal balance of your body’s natural rhythms. CBD helps support this process.

What health benefits have been associated with CBD?

There are numerous medical benefits attributed to CBD, and the list keeps growing. Here are some uses that have recently been scientifically documented.


Allergic asthma — “CBD treatment decreased the inflammatory and remodeling processes in the model of allergic asthma,” according to the European Journal of Pharmacology


Anxiety and sleep — “Cannabidiol may hold benefit for anxiety-related disorders,” The Permanente Journal


Blood pressure — “This data shows that acute administration of CBD reduces resting BP and the BP increase to stress in humans,” JCI Insight


Inflammation — “CBD that exerts prolonged immunosuppression … might be used in chronic inflammation, the terpenoids … might thus be used to relieve acute inflammation,” Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research


Ovarian function/female reproductive system — Impacts “the female reproductive system where it affects folliculogenesis, oocyte maturation and ovarian endocrine secretion,” Journal of Ovarian Research19 PTSD and nightmares — “Administration of oral CBD in addition to routine psychiatric care was associated with PTSD symptom reduction … CBD also appeared to offer relief in a subset of patients who reported frequent nightmares as a symptom of their PTSD,” Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine


Pain, migraine, detoxification from opioids — “There is accumulating evidence for various therapeutic benefits of cannabis/cannabinoids, especially in the treatment of pain, which may also apply to the treatment of migraine and headache. There is also supporting evidence that cannabis may assist in opioid detoxification and weaning, thus making it a potential weapon in battling the opioid epidemic,” Headache

How can CBD help me?

Whether you suffer from chronic illness, daily aches and pains or anything in between, CBD can help to reduce, treat, or eliminate symptoms. The most common conditions CBD helps manage are inflammation, aches and pain, insomnia, anxiety and depression, nausea, vomiting, acne, scars, high blood pressure, headaches and more. CBD interacts and helps support the body’s natural Endocannibinoid system (ECS) communicating with the receptors to relieve and reduce symptoms. Individuals do not have to have a condition to use CBD. In fact, CBD can benefit people who are looking to add a natural self-care option to their routines and enhance their health and wellness on a daily basis.

What is CBD Isolate?

CBD isolate is exactly what it sounds like…isolation of the cannabidiol. The Isolate process includes removing all of the waxes, fats, oils, plant material, chlorophyll and more which leaves behind the pure 99% cannabidiol. CBD isolate crystalline is a white, fine powder and contains the cannabidiol chemical compound. Isolate is the purest form of CBD and more refined than CBD distillate. It has no taste or smell to it and it is most commonly used in gummies and oils as well as other ingestibles and vape cartridges.

What is CBD Distillate?

CBD Distillate is not as refined as isolate and not as pure because it includes a range of other cannabinoids, plant material and terpenes. These other cannabinoids can be separated from one another. Distillate can be further refined even more to become a CBD isolate. CBD distillate has a more earthy taste to it because of the terpenes and cannabinoids, which can be healthy and provide the body with many benefits.

What does Full Spectrum mean?

Full spectrum CBD also contains a variety of essential vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, protein, chlorophyll, terpenes, flavonoids, and fiber. When referring to CBD in the hemp plant, it’s important to understand that Hemp contains a large number of cannabinoids (in trace amounts), but the main compounds are CBD and cannabidiolic acid (CBDa). As CBDa is more abundant in the hemp plant, firms must decarboxylate the oil. This process heats the oil and changes CBDa into CBD.

What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are responsible for the aroma and flavorings of cannabis. Terpenes are found in high concentrations in the unfertilized female cannabis flowers. Steam distillation or vaporization are the processes used to extract the essential oil from the plant material. Some different terpenes include Limonene, bitter citrus, which aids in reducing anxiety and helps digestion and Borneol, mint, used to relieve pain as an anti-inflammatory.


How do I get in touch with a 420 Team Member?

We want to hear from you! Our 420 team members are available through email at or by phone at our toll free number, 866.420.BREW(2739). We look forward to answering any questions you may have.

What is 420 Brew Street's return policy?

You can return any 420 Brew Street item in its original condition within 30 days of receiving the product and we will gladly provide a refund, replacement, or an exchange. Due to the nature of our products, for any product to be eligible for a return, the packaging must be unopened and the seal cannot be broken in any way. Please email us at to notify us of your intent to return the product(s). 420 Brew Street is not responsible for any shipping costs associated with the return of the product(s). Once we receive your return, the product(s) will be examined to make sure they are sealed and not tampered with. The return will then be processed. You will be notified by email and refunded the original amount you paid. Please allow 7-10 business days for all returns.

What should I do if I encounter a problem with my order when I receive it in the mail?

If for any reason you encounter a problem with your order or have any questions or concerns regarding products you purchased please contact us within 24 hours of receiving your goods. You must email us at We can also be reached at 866.420.BREW(2739).

Where does 420 Brew Street source it's CBD from?

420 Brew Street partners with USA farmers who naturally cultivate industrial hemp. Our farms are GMP certified and never use pesticides. Our partners use high CBD/low THC hemp seeds for harvesting so they can yield a crop that meets the legal limit of 0.3% THC.

What type of CBD does 420 Brew Street use?

420 Brew Street uses full spectrum distillate in the tinctures and 99.9% pure isolate for all THC free products.

How is 420 Brew Street CBD extracted?

We use supercritical CO2 as our extraction method because it is the safest and most effective method to release the cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes from the hemp.

How do I know what I am getting in each product I purchase from 420 Brew Street?

420 products are third-party lab tested for potency, safety, and quality. We make sure there are no heavy metals and/or impurities in our products. We provide our customers with Certificate of Analysis (COA) under the Lab Results section of our website.

Why does 420 Brew Street call their products Hemp Extract vs. CBD?

420 Brew Street calls its products Hemp Extract because we use the whole hemp plant which includes other cannabinoids not just CBD. Hemp extract is all encompassing of the other cannabinoids and include CBC, CBG, CBN, and CBDA. Each one of these cannabinoids stimulates different parts of your Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and offers an entourage effect for optimal health and wellness. For example, CBA is beneficial in promoting better sleep while CBC is used to reduce anxiety, stress, inflammation and pain.