We have been working hard on finding the cannabis/hemp strains containing high concentrations of CBD, other cannabinoids and untraceable amounts of THC.
CBD oil is derived from cannabis plants that have high levels of cannabidiol (CBD) while having low levels of THC. At Endoca, our CBD oils always have less than 0.2% THC. These extracts can then be used in paste form, or mixed with other oils such as hemp seed oil, to lower the viscosity of the extract. The cannabidiol (CBD) content of CBD oil varies tremendously, since the manufacturers use a varying assortment of cannabis plants and preparation techniques. At Endoca we produce CBD oil with a high concentration of CBD and containing 0.2% THC.
Hemp oil is simply another word used for CBD oil, as both are terms to mean cannabis extracts. But be aware that there is also a huge misunderstanding about the difference between hemp seed oil and hemp oil, with many people believing they are the same. Hemp seed oil is derived purely from hemp seeds, and is used in food preparation but does not contain CBD or any other cannabinoids.
At Endoca we use solvent free CO2 extraction, in other words using the CO2 from the air we breath to extract the beneficial molecules.
CBD Oil/Hemp Oil and other hemp products are considered to be food-based. As such, there are no restrictions on the production, sale and consumption of hemp oil in the United States. CBD Oil/Hemp Oil is legal in most countries in the world as long is it contains low or in some countries untraceable concentrations of the molecule THC.
Although we always say that CBD effects everyone differently, the answer is no, hemp oil contains mainly CBD, a compound which does not make the consumer feel high. Instead, hemp oil helps maintain a calmer, clearer mind while also maintaining an active lifestyle.
We cannot make any medical claims about CBD/Hemp Oil.
It is recommended that you conduct your own research or contact your doctor.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
All are actually cannabis plants, however hemp or industrial hemp is a term commonly used for cannabis strains that contain very low levels of THC, to be precise below 0.2% THC. Marijuana in general is a word used for plants that contain high amounts of THC.
Our grandfathers did not know anything about THC (that it is psychoactive) and were just growing cannabis and calling it hemp. It’s only in modern times that the definition of hemp means low levels of THC.
On street level when a cannabis plant is analyzed it’s found to contain 1%-22% THC. Cannabis products can even contain up to 98% THC.
Whatever your thoughts and opinions on workplace drug testing, it is a reality for many employees. Most drug tests screen for THC (delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol). Our products contain almost untraceable amounts of THC . However, studies have shown that eating foods containing hemp (seeds, oil, etc.) can cause confirmed positive results for THC. Therefore, if you are subject to any form of drug testing, it is our recommendation to talk with whomever may be testing you prior to using any hemp-derived CBD products.
CBD,Chlorophyll, Alkanes, Nitrogenous compounds, Amino acids, Sugars, Aldehydes, Alcohols, Ketones, Flavonoids, Glycosides, Vitamins and Pigments.
We have found out that cannabis/hemp contains over 400 molecules and in recent research we have discovered there are a group of molecules that cannabis produces called cannabinoids which are mostly responsible for its effects. There are over 120 cannabinoids including CBD, THC, CBG, CBC and CBN.
A famous cannabinoid is THC, which is psychoactive and responsible for the high. However, at Endoca we produce products with a high concentration of the cannabinoid CBD which does not give the high.
Yes, it has a lot of slang names such as Marijuana, Pot, Weed, Grass, Ganga, Dope, Herb, Reefer, Skunk and many more.
Medical cannabis or medical marijuana, can refer to the use of cannabis to treat disease or improve symptoms; however, there is no single agreed upon definition. Mostly this term is used to define plants that contains high amounts of THC, but recently due to the fact that we find a lot cannabis plants with many other molecules, it is becoming more complicated to define what it is.
Medical cannabis/Medical Marijuana is a word used very frequently in the thousands of medical cannabis shops in USA where they sell cannabis plants legally under state law. Most of the Medical cannabis/Medical Marijuana is sold for recreational purpose. Very few cannabis products on the market have been through any clinical trials, unfortunately the trials that have taken place are very small with inconclusive results.
Historically, it is famous for its use as medicine. There are also many clinical trials that show some effects and there are new ongoing trials. Millions of people are using it already, claiming it helps them in one way or another. There is already medicine on the market made from cannabis that has been through clinical trials that is approved for sales. However unfortunately the trials that have taken place are very small with inconclusive results.
- The crop is easy to grow organically without using chemicals and is very pest resistant.
- It is also low risk due to the fact that the plant is easy to grow.
- It gives high profit per hectare to farmers because they can profit from the whole plant and the seeds.
- It can replace fish oil as the plant is very rich in Omega 3 and contains the optimal 1:3 ratio of omega 3 to 6.
- There is large population of people who believe it can have a relaxation effect, therefore it is popular for recreational use.
- There are also a lot of people claiming that the plant helps relieve different symptoms.
According to mainstream science there is no evidence that cannabis has any positive effect on the human body. Until research has been done with many people over long period of time, it will be very difficult to answer this question.
The cannabinoids that the cannabis plant produces are very similar to endocannabinoids produced by the human body, and therefore could have huge potential in helping the body to find a balance. However to claim anything, there is a need for large randomized, double blind placebo trials over a very long period of time to be able to prove any positive effects.
There are some scientific experiments that indicate that cannabinoids work in a similar way to the endocannabinoids that the human body already produces in healthy people. The mechanisms of action are still not clarified and there are no conclusive studies that show any clear pathways.
The endocannabinoid system is a homeostatic regulator of neuronal activity and almost every other physiological system in the body. It has a regulatory role on pain, inflammation, memory, emotion, sleep and metabolic function.
It comprises a vast network of receptors in the brain, central and peripheral nervous system and cannabis-like compounds called endocannabinoids.
It has been likened to a dimmer switch, constantly working to bring balance when there is too much or too little activity in the body.
Plant cannabinoids like CBD and THC interact with the endocannabinoid system, which researchers believe may explain some of the reported physiological effects of the cannabis plant.
Scientists also believe that when this system isn’t working correctly, disease can occur. This is known as Endocannabinoid Deficiency and could be at the root of many conditions such as migraines, fibromyalgia, IBS and multiple sclerosis.
Recent research has demonstrated that active compounds from other plants species such as Carrot (Daucus carota), kava (Piper methyscum), New Zealand liverwort (Radula marginata), Ginger (Zingiber officinale) and Black pepper (Piper nigrum) contain compounds which interact with the endocannabinoid system.
Cannabinoids are a group of molecules that in general work in a similar way, interacting with the endocannabinoids system. There are some small structural differences, but they all bind to the same receptors in the human body. While there is no evidence as such, there is a lot of speculation in the scientific community that the small structural differences are responsible for the different side effects each individual cannabinoid has.
THC is the cannabinoid that gives its users the ‘high’, and it’s this cannabinoid that is targeted in drug tests. CBD is very similar in structure, however the side effect of CBD is the opposite of THC. Unlike THC, CBD (Cannabidiol) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid and does not cause a high. In fact, CBD has antipsychotic effects which means CBD works in the complete opposite way to THC.
Scientific studies suggest that CBD also acts to reduce the intoxicating effects of THC.
THC is the cannabinoid that is targeted in drug tests. These tests look for the metabolic products of THC and begin with e.g a simple urine test sample. The test uses antibodies to detect THC and the metabolite it produces. There is no such thing as a CBD drug test because CBD is not a drug.
There are no studies showing the that there are any drug interactions using CBD and other drugs. However it is wise to consult with a professional doctor if one is making dietary changes.
Cannabis oil can be used to describe any cannabis extract.
CBD extract can be used to describe a CBD rich cannabis extract.
Hemp extract can be used to describe any cannabis extract. But it doesn’t mean it will be high in CBD as not all hemp plants contain CBD.
We take speed of delivery very seriously.
You will normally receive your Endoca product within 3 to 5 working days, please see our terms and conditions for special countries that take a longer time. However, there are things that may further delay your shipment which are out of our control.
The funds will be available in our bank approximately 4 days after the transfer is made by the customer. As soon as we receive the funds, we will ship your Endoca product.
To Greece it takes about 10 days for product to arrive. With express shipping – 2 days.
Endoca makes paying easy with any of the following methods. All payments take place in a secure environment with our payment service provider.
Endoca accepts payment with MasterCard or Visa. This is how you pay online: simply enter your credit card number, its expiry date and the 3-digit security code (CVC code) on the back of the card on our provider’s payment page. We will receive your payment immediately and can start preparing your order.
If you are unable to pay with MasterCard or Visa, just ask us to create a personal payment link, just for you, for you to send your money securely and safely directly to us. It is also possible to for you to pay by bank transfer (also through internet banking). After you place your order, you’ll receive our banking coordinates to finalise the payment.
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Just like pollen from trees, grasses or weeds, marijuana pollen may trigger allergic reactions in a very small minority of people. This subject has not been studied in depth, but there are scientific articles and studies that point to allergic reactions caused by cannabis.
If you choose a product that is GMP certified you minimize the risk of contamination with allergens. Endoca offers the finest quality cannabis extracts on the market as it is GMP certified. This means that our products contain no hazardous chemicals that can cause an allergic reaction.
Why can cannabis cause allergic reactions?
Cannabis contains over 400 different molecules: Phytocannabinoids, Terpenes, Chlorophyll, Alkanes, Nitrogenous compounds, Amino acids, Sugars, Aldehydes, Alcohols, Ketones, Flavonoids, Glycosides, Vitamins, Pigments and Water.
In rare cases, individuals may be allergic to certain natural compounds. For example, Terpenes are molecules that are in many foods and cosmetics and are known to trigger allergic reactions in a very small percentage of people. However, if you suffer from this rare allergy, it is extremely likely that you will already be aware of it.
Are there many people allergic to cannabis?
From the knowledge available we can conclude that Allergy symptoms have only occasionally been reported as one of the adverse health effects of cannabis use. There has been a call for more controlled studies to determine the mechanisms behind these rare adverse reactions.
What does scientific studies indicate?
There are studies specifically investigating exposure to pollen, cannabis extracts and the act of smoking cannabis that indicate that there can be adverse reactions. On the other hand, there have also been studies showing that cannabis can be used to combat allergies. As we can see, the evidence is confusing but at least conclusive in one sense: marijuana allergies not related to broad-spectrum pollen allergy are extremely rare.
Why does cannabis combat allergies and same time provoke allergies?
When cannabis is smoked, the process of heating and burning the herb causes changes to happen to the molecules it contains. These molecules are not normally found in the plant, and in their altered state, they can cause allergic reactions.
In addition, poor indoor growing conditions and the use of pesticides or, the incorrect harvesting and curing of the herbal cannabis that can cause it to become moldy, with toxins created by the mold fungi causing allergic reactions must be taken into account. The spraying of the plant material with chemicals including dangerous artificial cannabinoids or with chemicals designed to increase mass, can cause unpleasant allergic reactions or toxicities. (Read our article: ‘What’s in your oil?’)
Endoca products are safe?
We treat testing very seriously here at Endoca and thus spend large amounts of our resources doing quality control. We keep our product safe and free of toxins by controlling our production process in line with Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) regulations. As a result, we are able to guarantee that our cannabis products are free from contaminations. Our product has been successfully used by over 10,000 people with huge satisfaction.
Are certified products the only way to minimize risk?
Good manufacturing practices (GMP) embraces the practices required in order to confirm the guidelines recommended by agencies that control authorization and licensing for manufacture and sale of food, drug products, and active pharmaceutical products. These guidelines provide minimum requirements that a pharmaceutical or a food product manufacturer must meet to assure that the products are of high quality and do not pose any risk to the consumer or public.
What is the solution?
First of all, use only GMP certified products. Secondly, if you are suffering from e.g. MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity) or in general have a tendency to have allergic reactions you should exercise caution.
Up-titrations are a viable solution. Start with very low doses and increase dosages slowly, monitoring yourself for any indications of an adverse reaction. https://www.endoca.com/Product_Description
Another solution is to use our 98%CBD that contains only the cannabinoid CBD and very low levels of terpenes. If you still experience issues, contact our team and we will send you products that are completely terpene-free.
Characterization of Cannabis sativa allergens:
Cannabis Allergy: What do We Know Anno 2015:
Sensitization and allergy to Cannabis sativa leaves in a population of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)-sensitized patients:
Selected oxidized fragrance terpenes are common contact allergens:
Cannabis sativa: the unconventional “weed” allergen:
Anti-inflammatory activity of topical THC in DNFB-mediated mouse allergic contact dermatitis independent of CB1 and CB2 receptors:
Cannabinoids as novel anti-inflammatory drugs:
Yes, 300mg CBD (Cannabidiol).