FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We are the only Seed to Store hemp company in the country, headquartered in Cannon Falls, Minnesota where we organically grow, extract, and formulate all of our CBD and Hemp Food products. We are a family run organization who prides ourselves in having our roots right here in the Midwest community.
Hemp with Heart represents the love we put into crafting our line of organic CBD and Hemp Food products, and the hearts of those we are helping around the world. From the seed of the hemp plant, to the sale of the product, we inject our love into the health of the environment and local communities at each step of the process. We want our customers to know that we pour our hearts into every batch we craft, hoping the care we put into our products translates into care put into the world. It’s what we call Hemp with Heart.
CBD stands for Cannabidiol, an organic phytocannabinoid that is naturally produced in hemp plants. Contrary to popular belief, CBD does not cause the intoxication or euphoria that comes from cannabis. It is THC in marijuana, not CBD in hemp, that is the primary psychoactive component of cannabis plants. CBD is responsible for the therapeutic and medicinal benefits that are associated with hemp. Among many other benefits, it is commonly used for stress, anxiety, sleep, and pain relief.
Yes, CBD is legal throughout the United States as the 2018 Farm Bill removed legal restrictions on CBD derived from hemp, thus making it a regular agricultural commodity. CBD must be derived from hemp plants containing a THC level of 0.3 percent or less. Hemp plants are specifically bred to stay within the legal definition to maintain legality in every state.
Although the hemp plant can be used for a variety of purposes, the whole plant itself is not an edible food. When we refer to hemp food, we are simply referring to the seeds the hemp plant produces. This is often called hemp seed or hemp grain. Hemp seeds do not contain CBD or THC.
Hemp has an extensive history of human utilization, with records of its use dating as far back as 12,000 years. Since that time, hemp has been cultivated as an economically important crop with various uses, including:
- Durable fibers for rope, clothing, and paper
- Seeds and oils
- Food sources and cooking oils
- CBD production
- Medicinal purposes
Yes, CBD is safe. The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert committee on drug dependence concluded that in its pure state, CBD does not appear to have abuse potential or cause harm. Advocates, researchers, and historians of CBD and Hemp claim that it has significant medical benefits with little to no side effects.
Yes, some CBD oil contains legal amounts of THC - 0.3 percent or less. Minny Grown’s full spectrum products do contain legal amounts of THC. Minny Grown broad spectrum and CBD isolate products are THC free.
The therapeutic effects commonly associated with CBD are largely due to its unique chemical structure allowing it to interact with the human endocannabinoid system (ECS) in an interesting way. The ECS plays a crucial role in the ways our brains and bodies regulate certain functions and processes. CBD interacts with the ECS in a unique way that promotes balance. Rather than binding to our receptors, it interacts with the binding sites on the receptor surfaces and briefly interferes with receptor functionality. The balancing effect that occurs in the ECS is one of the main reasons why CBD produces therapeutic benefits.
It is important to keep in mind that people have different experiences when using CBD products. Each body is unique, which means that everyone will have a slightly unique experience. Your ECS is what’s at play here, and CBD edibles may benefit and interact with you differently than your friend or family member. However, many who use CBD report feelings of relaxation, focus, and a sense of calm. That’s why so many people who deal with anxiety or stress-related issues use CBD as a part of their wellness routine. CBD can also be a great way to manage pain and ease yourself to bed, especially if you’re one of those people who get jittery or your mind races at night.
No. In Cannabis plant biology, it is generally accepted that there are two main cultivars of Cannabis plants; hemp and marijuana. Hemp refers to Cannabis varieties that contain less than .3% THC by dry weight. Any variety that produces more than .3% THC is legally viewed as marijuana. Hemp is cultivated for its seed, oil, fiber, and high CBD content while marijuana is grown for its psychoactive properties.
No, Minny Grown is not marijuana. Minny Grown is a licenced hemp cultivator and processor that specializes in hemp products. However, scientifically speaking, both hemp and marijuana are classified under the plant species Cannabis sativa L. This means that whether the plant is grown for fiber, oil, or recreational consumption, it will be formally identified as Cannabis sativa L. by any trained plant biologist.
As defined in the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp is the plant Cannabis sativa L., and any part of the plant, whether growing or not, including the plant's seeds, and all the plant's derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis. In contrast, any Cannabis plant containing more than 0.3 percent THC concentration by dry weight is legally considered marijuana and is subject to restrictions and prohibitions. Although governing bodies in the past have included hemp cultivars in Marijuana Prohibition laws, hemp has now been removed from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and is now legally distinct from marijuana and recognized as an agricultural crop by the US federal government.
All of Minny Grown’s award-winning products are derived from organically grown hemp plants. Minny Grown’s elite team of cultivators and formulaters work together to produce high quality hemp CBD products that are rich in phytocannabinoids, but always compliant with Minnesota’s .3% THC threshold.
Although you see things about CBD almost everywhere, it’s important to understand that CBD is just one of the many cannabinoids produced by the hemp plant. To this day, scientists have discovered over 100 cannabinoids, likely with more to come as research continues investigating Cannabis biochemistry.
As native Minnesotans, we embrace our midwestern roots and take pride in supplying our consumers with the highest quality hemp CBD products that are produced from seed to sale in Minnesota by our Minny Grown team. Cultivated in Cannon Falls Minnesota, our hemp plants are farmed organically with no added fertilizers/pesticides. Here at Minny Grown, we strongly believe in letting the land provide the foundation from which our products can stand. By prioritizing the health of the environment and working towards sustainable farming practices, we aim to cultivate, extract, and formulate the best hemp CBD products that the midwest has to offer.
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complicated and unique cell-signaling system that plays a crucial role in the ways our brains and bodies regulate certain functions and processes. This system was only recently discovered in the 1990s by scientists studying the effects of cannabis. Since its discovery, the endocannabinoid system has been heavily researched for its effect on bodily homeostasis. What’s bodily homeostasis? Well, think of it as your body’s ability to respond to various changes in your environment — and as research and studies continued to develop — more and more information about this vast cell-signal network has emerged. The initial scientific inquiry identified that the endocannabinoid system was only present in the brain and nerves. However, over time researchers have discovered that the endocannabinoid system may be one of the most prevalent and widespread signaling molecules known to humankind. So, what do these signaling molecules do? Well, here are just a few of the key functions the ECS affects: Mood, Appetite, Sleep, Memory, Fertility.
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