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What is CBD?

CBD short for cannabidiol, is a trending ingredient in the health and wellness industry. It is one of the many cannabinoids found in the hemp plant and is the focus of a new area of cannabis research. CBD has many beneficial uses and it is used to promote overall wellness.

What is CBD oil?

CBD oil is a natural oil which is extracted from the flowers and stalks of the hemp plant. It is used by people from all over the world and it has multiple uses.

What are Cannabinoids?

They are a group of chemical compounds found in the hemp plant. When they are produced by the human body they are called endocannabinoids, while when they are found in plants they go by the name of phytocannabinoids. To this day 113 types of cannabinoids have been found, the most common ones are THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD (Cannabidiol) and CBN (Cannabiniol).

What is the Endocannabinoid system?

Let’s break down the word itself first, endo comes from the word “endogenous”, which means from internal cause or origin. While cannabinoid comes from “cannabis” , which in short means that this cannabis-like systems occurs naturally within us. The endocannabinoid system is made up of three parts, endocannabinoids, receptors in the nervous system and around your body bond that endocannabinoids and cannabinoids bond with , and enzymes that help break down these two. The endocannabinoid system plays an vital role in our bodies, as it helps with homeostasis, and the overall stability to try and keep everything in the right zone.

How does CBD work?

CBD’s effect are the result of its interaction with the  endocannabinoid system itself. CBD influences the ECS system indirectly, more commonly through cannabinoid receptors CB1, CB2 and through interaction with enzymes.

What is Hemp seed oil?

Hemp seed oil is different than CBD oil, in that hemp seed oil is made by pressing from the hemp plant’s seeds, while CBD oil is extracted through the flowers and stalks of the plant. Hemp seed oil has its own benefits but it doesn’t contain any cannabinoids.

What is the difference between CBD and Hemp ?

Hemp is a variety of the Cannabis Sativa plant species that is harvested specifically for industrial uses of its derived products. CBD is a chemical compound that is extracted from the flowers of the hemp plant.

Is CBD legal?

We encourage the consumer to always check with your local government, police department, or customs office for the most up to date information regarding the legality of CBD in your area before purchase. This answer should not be considered legal advice, so we strongly recommend that you check with your own local administration to ensure that you are happy with the level of legality of consuming these products before you buy them. With this being said, the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, meaning it is federally legal to cultivate, possess, sell and distribute the hemp plant as long as the THC level of the plant never exceeds 0.3% by dry weight.

Will Leaf Havens broad spectrum products get me high?

Our products are specifically manufactured to remove THC from them, thus it is highly unlikely you will have any psychoactive effects from them.


Our Method

Is your product safe?

There no known cases of illness caused by the consumption of CBD, also all of our products go through multiple testing, which makes sure they’re free of any potential contaminants.

What is CBD use for?

A lot of people use CBD to support their body’s natural system, while others use it for a good night’s rest or maintaining well-functioning joints. CBD is also used to promote homeostasis, as you know cannabinoids are an integral part of the human body’s ability to regulate and balance our physiological system.

What is your CBD made from?

Our oil is extracted from a feminized hemp plant that is very high in CBD content. We extract the CBD from our hemp using supercritical CO2 extraction then the extract goes through multiple process to get rid of chlorophyll, waxes, lipids and all THC. The result is a THC free distillate oil that is a light golden color and contains up to 90% CBD.

Does Leaf Haven CBD oil contain THC?

No. All our products contain no detectable amounts of THC as you can read our certificates of analysis from third party tested lab results. We used patented technology to remove any residual THC found in our hemp extracts.

Are there traces of THC in CBD Oil?

Raw hemp extract may contain small traces of THC.

What does Broad Spectrum mean?

The term broad spectrum refers to CBD oil products that contain cannabinoids, terpenes and other beneficial compounds found in the hemp plant minus the THC. While many companies start with a product using a CBD Isolate, here at Leaf Haven our broad spectrum CBD oil maintain concentrations of the beneficial compounds that are found in the hemp plant.

What does Full Spectrum mean?

Full spectrum CBD is very much like broad spectrum, the main difference is that full spectrum CBD oil retains the trace amounts of THC that is present in the hemp plant. This amount has to be legally under 0.3% by law.

What do you test for in your products?

All of our products go through multiple test by third party labs to ensure purity and accurate concentrations of our Phyto cannabinoids. They are also tested to make sure they’re free of THC, pesticides, heavy metals and other potential contaminants within the final result of our extract.


How to Use

What are the benefits of CBD?

FDA DISCLOSURE: In accordance with federal regulation we cannot make health claims regarding our dietary supplements we can only recommend our products for general wellness. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.

How much CBD should I take?

Due to the multiple uses of CBD, appropriate servings can vary widely from individual to individual. We cannot make specific recommendations regarding serving sizes. We recommend starting with a small amount of CBD, and gradually increasing the serving until the desired effects are achieved.

What are the benefits of taking broad spectrum CBD products?

The benefits of broad spectrum CBD products are potentially greater than the benefits provided by other compounds, such as those containing just CBD isolate. This is because of what’s known as the entourage effect. The entourage effect occurs when compounds in the hemp plant, including cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids, work together to produce even greater effects than just CBD alone. Organic compounds such as CBD can produce different effects in different people. Your results may vary.

Is it possible to take too much CBD or overdose?

CBD is non-toxic and is also not psychoactive, so far there is no recorded cases of anyone overdosing on CBD, however large doses of CBD in a single day can cause drowsiness.

How often can I take CBD?

CBD can be taken multiple times each day, or at particular times of day, depending on the reason it is being used.

Should I take CBD with food?

Our edible products are best taken with food, although there are usually no issues when taken on an empty stomach. Taking the products with food may help to minimize any potential side effects. 

Are your products vegan?

All of our products are vegan with the exception of our CBD Softgels and Salve.


Order & Shipping           

Can I return an item?

If you aren't completely satisfied with your purchase you may return it within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error you received an incorrect or defective item, etc. If you feel that you are entitled to a refund on your purchase, please send your order back along with a receipt or proof of purchase within 30 days of receiving your product(s). After 30 days, per our return policy, we do not offer a refund or exchange.

Please keep in mind everyone’s experience with CBD has different outcomes and results. Some only need a small amount while others prefer a larger amount. Furthermore, some prefer broad spectrum over full spectrum and vice versa. Keep in mind that CBD is a unique kind of supplement and may not suit everyone’s needs.

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Can I cancel an order?

We can’t cancel an order once it has shipped. If you changed your mind and would like to cancel an order that has already shipped, please or you can call us Mon – Fri (9am-5pm) at 305-393-5267. We will e-mail you a shipping label and refund you for your order once it has been returned to us.

Do you ship to my state?

As of July 2020, we ship to all 50 states except, Idaho (CBD is illegal in every form), NebraskaIowa, and South Dakota (CBD legal status is unclear). We encourage our consumer to always check with your local government, police department, or customs office for the most up to date information regarding the legality of CBD in your area before purchase. This answer should not be considered legal advice, so we strongly recommend that you check with your own local administration to ensure that you are happy with the level of legality of consuming these products before you buy them.

Do you ship Gummies to New York?

We don't ship gummies to the following states: New York, Maine, Ohio and North Carolina at the current moment due to legality issues within those states.

Do you carry Full Spectrum or Isolate CBD?

At the moment, our  current line of product is 100% Broad Spectrum CBD.

How much do you charge for shipping in the continental USA?

We ship from Miami, Fl. We offer free shipping via USPS, for all of our orders.  We will also ship all orders same-day, if they are placed before 3pm Eastern Time (12pm PT) Monday – Friday. Transit times exclude Sundays and federal holidays. If you want your order to arrive faster, you can also choose from the different choices in the checkout page.

How will I know if my order was placed successfully?

You will get a confirmation from our website (Leaf Haven) , in this e-mail, you will have the order number in the event that you need to contact us. Please make sure you don’t delete this e-mail for reference purposes. You will received another confirmation  e-mail when your order has been shipped.

Will I get free shipping if I’m outside the USA?

Free shipping only applies to orders made within the continental US.