FAQs

 

What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the (industrial) hemp used in our products. It is derived from the Cannabis Sativa plant know more commonly as the Cannabis plant. CBD is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant’s extract. CBD does not have any psychoactive effects such as those caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Our product is 100% legal for sale and consumption in the UK.

 

How does CBD work?

The human body has an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that receives and translates signals it receives from cannabinoids in the body. The body produces some cannabinoids on its own, which are called endocannabinoids. The ECS helps regulate functions such as sleep, immune-system responses, and pain. THC produces a ‘high’ feeling by affecting the brain’s endocannabinoid receptors. This activates the brain’s reward system, producing pleasure chemicals such as dopamine. CBD is an entirely different compound, and its effects are very complex. It is not psychoactive, meaning it does not produce a ‘high’ or change a person’s state of mind. Instead, it influences the body to use its own endocannabinoids more effectively.

 

Is CBD legal?

Yes. CBD oil does not produce a high, as it has less than 0.2% of the psychoactive ­tetra­­­hydro­­cannabinol, so it is legal in the UK.

 

What is Cannabis?

Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant intended for medical or recreational use.

 

What is THC?

Tetrahydrocannabinol, (THC) is the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis. It is removed from all Hashtag Organic Ltd products before distribution and sale.

 

Homeostasis

Homeostasis can be defined as the stable state of an organism and of its internal environment, as the maintenance or regulation of the stable condition, or its equilibrium, or simply as the balance of bodily functions. The stable condition is the condition of optimal functioning for the organism, and is dependent on many variables, such as body temperature and fluid balance, being kept within certain pre-set limits.

 

Endocannabinoid system (ECS)

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a biological system composed of endocannabinoids, which bind to cannabinoid receptors, and cannabinoid receptor proteins that are expressed throughout the mammalian central nervous system (including the brain) and peripheral nervous system. The endocannabinoid system is involved in regulating a variety of physiological and cognitive processes including fertility, pregnancy, during pre-and postnatal development, appetite, pain-sensation, mood, and memory, and in mediating the pharmacological effects of cannabis. The ECS is also involved in mediating some of the physiological and cognitive effects of voluntary physical exercise in humans and other animals, such as contributing to exercise-induced euphoria as well as modulating locomotor activity and motivational salience for rewards.

 

Who are Isodiol?

Since 2011, Isodiol has been the industry leader in the manufacturing and development of raw ingredients and consumer products derived from hemp. Isodiol and it’s team of collaborators grow & harvest hemp on an industrial scale, and then process it to extract the cannabidiol (CBD) to the highest available purity for worldwide distribution.

 

Who are Hashtag Organics?

Since 2018 Hashtag Organics have the exclusive license to sell and distribute Isodiol products to the UK market and, in addition, sell and distribute their own branded range of CBD products.

 

What is ISO99™?

Isodiol all natural – pharmaceutical grade CBD isolate. Isodiol CBD Crystals are derived from organic, non-GMO industrial hemp and are 99%+ pure CBD.

 

What does ISO99™ do?

ISO99™ can be added to or infused into foods, liquids, nutritional supplements, topicals, and even cosmetics. Also, ISO99™ contains no THC, so products made from the CBD Crystals are not psychotropic and do not produce the “high” associated with THC products.

 

What does ‘denatured’ mean?

It means to take away or alter the natural qualities of organic matter during the extraction process. None of the products we sell use denatured molecules or ingredients.

 

What is hemp?

Hemp is typically grown in the northern hemisphere. It is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial/medical uses of its derived products.

 

What are Adaptogens?

Adaptogens are nontoxic herbs that have a normalizing and balancing effect on the body and promote homeostasis. Adaptogens may also protect the body from the toxic effects of stress.

 

What is Bioactivity?

Bioactivity is a specified reaction that happens when the compound reaches its intended target.

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