Frequently Asked Questions


What is an Endocannabinoid System?

All animals with a vertebrae have an Endocannabinoid system.  In a nutshell, it is our system for signaling our body’s responses and supporting it helps our own bodies to create homeostasis. Scientists are still studying to fully understand the ECS. So far, we know it plays a role in regulating a range of functions and processes.  Breast milk is full of cannabinoids crucial for baby’s development. The ECS exists and is active in your body even if you don’t use cannabis.Check out this link for further information.

What Are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are the primary chemical compounds produced by the cannabis plant. To date, over 85 cannabinoids have been identified, including Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the most well-known cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant, and is the only psychoactive cannabinoid. Of the 85 non-psychoactive cannabinoids, Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most widely known. 

What does Whole Plant, Full Spectrum CBD oil with terpenes mean?

Zodiac Farms prefers to minimally process our oil to remove chlorophyll but keep the plant goodness in.  Full Spectrum means our product contains less than 0.3% THC and will not create a psychoactive effect.   The terpenes are the essential oils of the plant which have incredible benefits that enhance the experience and contribute to the taste of our oil. We do not add flavor as it would involve processing out much of the plants goodness first.  Please see our terpene profile here.

Does Zodiac Farms Ship to All 50 US States?

Yes. The United States Farm Bill of 2014 classified industrial hemp as containing less than 0.3% THC on a dry-weight basis. Because Zodiac Farms products contain less than 0.3% THC by weight, we are allowed by U.S. Federal law to conveniently ship to your doorstep.

What is a hemp extract tincture?

A hemp extract or CBD tincture is a full plant CBD oil extract mixed for both human and animal consumption. Tinctures are created for the intake of CBD by mouth and are an accessible and efficient way to consume pure cannabidiol oils.  Take the tincture under the tongue for the fastest way to receive the benefits.  

We use the highest grade kosher and organic coconut oils that are composed of medium-chain triglycerides (MCT), or fatty acids as our carrier for our CBD extraction.

How long does it take for CBD oil to work?

Ingesting CBD oil, although it may take longer to feel the full effect, tends to last longer because the cannabinoids build up in the fat cells. Most people place the oil under their tongues (sublingual) to absorb into the bloodstream.  Some prefer to take with non citric 100% juice, add to coffee, or smoothies. Like many natural remedies, it may take a few weeks to feel the full effect.

Did you know that the US government has a  patent on CBD as a neuroprotectant:

Is it safe to take CBD oil if I’m currently taking other medication?

It is always advisable to talk to your Doctor before beginning any nutritional supplemental program.  CBD oil could have adverse drug interactions especially if you’ve been told to avoid grapefruit. Talk to your doctor or healthcare professional first to make sure it’s safe for you.