If you are new to Hemp Oil, there is a lot of misinformation out on the web... which makes it difficult to know where to turn. This page will give you a high level education on your journey to understanding Hemp Oil & CBD.
Our Suggested Reading Path for Beginners
1. Read the page below
2. Read - Why Pure Midwest - Click Here
What is CBD?
Let's start with CBD.. since that's the buzz word flying around...From Wikipedia - "Cannabidiol (CBD) is a phytocannabinoid discovered in 1940. It is one of 113 identified cannabinoids in cannabis plants and accounts for up to 40% of the plant's extract. In 2018, clinical research on cannabidiol included preliminary studies of anxiety, cognition, movement disorders, and pain." CBD is not psychoactive... it's cousin THC is. CBD is one of the cannabinoids in Full Spectrum Hemp Oil.
Hemp & Marijuana?
Hemp and Marijuana come from the same family of plants, but they are different plants. THC levels in Hemp are 0.3% or less. Pure Midwest does everything by the book and only has hemp.
Is this legal?
The 2014 Farm Bill took the position that states can regulate the production of hemp and, as a result, Full Spectrum Hemp Oil. In 2018, a new Farm Bill made it federally legal to grow hemp.
Full Spectrum vs Isolate vs Broad Spectrum?
CBD is just one Cannabinoid in hemp. There may be over 100 cannabinoids. Isolate is CBD by itself. Full Spectrum Hemp Oil has CBD but with other cannabinoids while still maintaining less than 0.3% THC. Broad Spectrum Hemp Oil has CBD and other cannabinoids but with zero THC.
I get drug tested at work, will I pass?
If used correctly, you should pass a regular employer drug test because of the very low level of THC. We advise you to understand your employers' test so you know if less than 0.3% THC will pass. And ALWAYS read the Certificate of Analysis to understand what is in the product you put in/on your body. If you can't easily find or see the COA, probably wise to stay away from that brand.
How do I read the bottle so I know what I'm getting?
A bottle might say 30ml / 750 mg. 30ml is the amount of liquid in the bottle. 750mg is the amount of CBD in the bottle. A tincture typically is 1ml of liquid which equates to a CBD serving of approximately 25ml. (we advise you to check the size of your tincture). On every bottle from Pure Midwest, you have a QR code you can scan with your smartphone which will take you to our website to view the Certificate of Authenticity from the 3rd Party Independent lab. It will tell you exactly what is in your bottle's batch. Our products also have the lot / batch number on them to be even more precise about what is in them.
There are a lot of brands out there... why should I trust Pure Midwest?
There are a lot of good solid companies out there and then there are some really bad ones with slick marketing. The biggest difference that we have is our quality. We test multiple times throughout the process to ensure correct results. We are also completely transparent with our Certificate of Analysis so you know exactly what you are putting in / on your body. All of our processes are to the degree that when the FDA does finally regulate this industry... we should already be compliant (so we want the FDA to regulate). Including the product is made in an FDA certified facility.
Why do prices for hemp oil / CBD vary so much?
First, know if you have getting isolate, broad spectrum or full spectrum. Then understand if you are buying from a solid and trusted company. Our goal is for people to be able to experience the same effects that my mom, dad and others we know and love have. And to do that, we've priced ourselves in the lower quarter of quality products on the market.. even though quality wise we would rank out to be one of the best. We genuinely want to help people.
If you still want further "proof", buy one of our products.. try it out for the month... and if you don't like it... return it and get your money back. We have an empty bottle guarantee.
Click here to read what differentiates Pure Midwest from other hemp oil companies out there.
How much should I take?
Shake well before use. Place under the tongue, hold for 60 seconds and then swallow. You can also do a half a tincture 2x a day. Works just the same.
Safety and Storage
Keep out of reach of children. Do not take if pregnant or lactating. Always consult a medical doctor before modifying your diet or using a new product. Store in a cool, dry and dark location
Adults take 1mg per 2.2lbs of body weight per day. Please build up to this dosage. Please note: CBD does not have an FDA approved dosage size. Second, we are all a little bit different so we recommend to start with lower amounts and if you are not feeling an effect after 3-4 days then gradually increase. The human body should be producing 1 mg per kilogram of body weight naturally in our ECS (Endocannabinoid System) so 1 mg per 2.2lbs of body weight is what should get you back to homeostasis. The charts below will help you make sense of the strength of the oil, your body weight and how many tinctures that equates to per day. Please remember to start with a lower dose, use it for 3-4 days and if you are not feeling a difference then slowly increase. Everyone's body is different.
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Apply small amount topically to area and rub in completely. Wash hands after application
Safety and Storage
Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Stop if interaction occurs. Do not apply to open or bleeding wounds. Avoid contact with eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take if pregnant or lactating. Always consult a medical doctor before modifying your diet or using a new product. Store in a cool and dry location
Use a small amount to begin with to understand how much is needed to rub in to the area. CBD does not have an FDA approved dosage size.
The General Overview (pasted here so you can just read 1 page)
Pure Midwest is a boutique hemp oil company that has exceptionally high quality. The internet and social media is filled with hemp oil companies and it's tough to know who to select. Pure Midwest pushes the Certificate of Analysis so you know exactly what is in the product from a 3rd party lab. We stand behind our products with an Empty Bottle Guarantee as well
Exceptionally high quality - Check the COA (Certificate of Analysis)
3rd party tested
FDA Approved Facility
No Harsh Chemicals
Farm Bill Compliant - Less than 0.3% THC
100% Made with Organic and Sustainable USA Hemp
Certified Pharmaceutical Grade Hemp Extract
CO2 Extraction Only - Never Ethanol
No pesticides, herbicides, solvents or chemical fertilizers,
Tested at ISO 19075:2015 compliant labs