Making Your Own CBD Products at Home!

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Cannabinoids and CBD products have taken the market by storm over recent years. Although cannabis has been used by many over the centuries for various purposes, more and more people are moving towards holistic living, and the understanding around cannabis and how it can be used positively is improving. You may already be using CBD products as part of your daily routine and lifestyle, or are considering trying some of them out for yourself. You may even be wondering about how to produce CBD products for either commercial or personal use. If this is the case, there are a few factors you need to consider before you start experimenting.

Research

Before you start purchasing hemp plants for your CBD projects, you should do some thorough research into the methods of extraction. CBD is a different compound to THC, which is what contains the hallucinogenic properties of the plant and gets people high. If you’re not interested in using cannabis recreationally, but instead are interested in using it for medicinal purposes or as a beauty product, you must make sure you understand how to extract the right oils from the plant.

Equipment

Once you have understood the correct method of CBD oil extraction, you will need to purchase the right equipment to do the job. There are various extractors available, and they vary from industrial-sized machinery to ones you can use at home. You will also need to distill the oil after it has been extracted to isolate the compounds in the oil, which is how you can access the CBD for your products.

Hemp

Of course, to extract CBD, you will need to find yourself some good-quality hemp plants. Growing hemp yourself will make this easier, and you can find CBD seeds for sale from various suppliers. Shop around for the best deals to make sure you’re getting the best quality for a good price.

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Licensing and Laws

Even if you’re planning to create these products for personal use only, make sure you have double-checked the laws around growing hemp and making these products before you start anything. In some states, cannabis is still illegal, and others only recognize its use for medicinal purposes. Even if it has been legalized in your state, there are still laws surrounding the production of hemp and CBD products that you need to be away of, and you will need a license to do this.

Distribution

If you are planning to create these products for commercial use, you will need to consider your distribution tactics and your marketing. If you’re an independent seller and operating on a small scale, you might want to begin with a simple online store and promote it via social media and SEO. Alternatively, if you want to try and push your products further, you might want to arrange some sales meetings with other stores that supply CBD products and try to secure a deal.

The CBD market is doing well, and if you have been wondering about trying to make some products yourself, make sure you think about the points above before you start any new projects surrounding hemp and CBD production.

 

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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