What Are CBD Gummies?

What are CBD gummies? Are they a candy, a vitamin, a fruit snack? Are they healthy? Will I get high? Let’s knock down a few of these assumptions. (1) CBD gummies will not get you high because hemp is regulated. (2) They are not candy. They are not supplements. They are not fruit snacks and no… they won’t get you high. CBD is a cannabinoid that induces calm and releases stress build up by interacting with our bodies endocannabinoid system. CBD gummies are a from of CBD that promotes health, reduces stress, and relieves minor physical discomforts.

CBD gummies are a form of CBD that promotes health and reduces stress

Why Should I Try CBD Gummies?

CBD gummies get an average monthly search volume of 235K on Google! If that doesn’t make you curious we don’t know what will! There are two types of people in this world: those that follow the hype and those who don’t. CBD is not a hype. Its actually a fascinating science. Don’t give up reading just yet because we said the boring word science. Just hear us out or skip to the blue box down below 👇🏼👇🏼

In order to understand a formula, you need to start from the beginning. If you were given the formula y=mx+b without any explanation, you would fail to understand the concept. CBD is kind of like that. So we start from the beginning. It begins with you and we are being very cheesy. 

A Mini Science Lesson

You have an endocannabinoid system. Its not part of the ten major systems of the human body, so when we here about it, its like waaa? The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is part of the human bodies Central Nervous System (CNS). Remember, your central nervous system controls most functions of the human body and consists of the brain and your spinal cord. 

CBD gummies became the third most searched food in Google Trends in 2018 (Huffpost, 2018). Why is that? 

Have you ever heard of homeostasis? Homeostasis is our bodies natural resting state. Our endocannabinoid system maintains the functions that make up homeostasis. The majority of our endocannabinoid system is made up of receptors, which influence necessary functions like our sleep cycle, metabolism, and physical discomfort. 

Our endocannabinoid system correlates with our brains in maintaining homeostasis. Our bodies are extremely intricate. In fact, the brain is the most complex organ in our bodies (National Geographic, 2009).

CBD interacts indirectly with our bodies network of cannabinoid receptors, specifically our CB1 and CB2 receptors. While THC directly connects to these receptors, CBD actually modifies the abilities of these receptors to bind to cannabinoids (Teaera Roland et al, 2020). Cannabinoids can directly and indirectly influence and activate our ECS, possibly encouraging better rest, less discomfort, and overall well being.

CBD helps our endocannabinoid system maintain our necessary bodily functions such as our sleep cycle, metabolism, and pain levels.

CBD Gummies Benefits

CBD gummies are a great asset to those who struggle with falling asleep, anxiousness, focus, and discomfort.

Trouble Finding Rest

Are you tired of being tired? Say no to sleep depravity for the last time. CBD is known to affect our sleep, in quality and quantity.

How do CBD Gummies For Rest Work?


CBD is a very calming oil that enters the bloodstream. Sometimes our bodies just need pure relaxation. CBD gummies can promote relaxation and serenity as they interact with our bodies’ 5-HT1A serotonin receptor (Teaera Roland, 2020).

Stress Relief

CBD is rising in popularity as a favorable and affordable therapeutic option. Essential oils, terpene therapy, and aroma therapy are also hot stress relieving anecdotes. Young Living, the popular world leader in essential oils, incorporated Nature’s Ultra CBD into their blends as of 2019. You may find CBD gummies to be the superhero to your stress.

Types of CBD Gummies

Hōlus has the largest selection of CBD gummies ever. We have both fully organic full spectrum gummies and non-organic THC-ND CBD oil gummies. CBD gummies will complement your lifestyle in every way for any occasion. What are the differences between CBD gummies?

Full Spectrum Gummy Bliss

Full spectrum CBD gummies contain 0.3% THC, or at least they should. That is the legal standard held by law. Testing and proof of COA’s (certificates of analysis) are extremely important for all CBD products, especially edibles. Hōlus is a company based on science and holistic health. We make sure all our customers can view their products testing results for safety and quality assurance. 

 is USDA-Certified Organic in many products, including our seven count full spectrum CBD gummies. Made with 100% organic ingredients, hōlus pure premium CBD supplies healthy organic full spectrum CBD gummies in popular strawberry flavored gummy pouches and jars. Take the road less traveled with a healthier choice of gummies.

THC-ND Gummy Vibes

THC-ND gummies contain no trace amounts of THC. They are “non-detectable” or ND. Hōlus has the largest selection of THC-ND CBD oil gummies on the market. Our flavors far exceed the mainstream flavors and our quality and testing standards are carefully crafted with your safety and pure enjoyment in mind.

Are There Sugar Free CBD Gummies?

Training for that upcoming half marathon come spring 2021? We got you covered. When it comes to sugar free CBD options, there are a few select companies that make sugar free CBD gummies. While our gummies are not sugar free, hōlus gummies only contain one gram of sugar, while also offering organic options. 

Best Time To Take CBD Gummies

We want you to get the full experience and your money’s worth, so is there a prime time to take CBD gummies to get the full experience?

Prime time could vary between individuals. Your intent and the potenyc of gummy are two details. The affects of CBD gummies take time. Our bodies digest CBD very slowly. The potency level affects how much benefits your body could get. The higher the potency, the larger the effects.

Night time?

If your intent is to get better rest, eating a gummy an hour to an hour and a half before your bedtime is prime time. This allows our bodies to settle down as CBD does the work for us. The mg CBD amount could also determine the amount of sleep you could add. 


For overall wellness, early morning CBD consumption is best. If I take CBD gummies in the morning will It make me drowsy? CBD gummies could possibly make you drowsy, but could also promote productivity. Some people report getting tired from these gummies. Each individual’s body is different and could react one way over another. CBD potency does play a large role in how our bodies react. 

Experiment between morning, midday, and night dosages and you’ll discover what’s right for you. Get creative with serving sizes and times.

CBD Gummies Drug Test

Will I pass a drug test if I eat a CBD gummy? This is a hot question in the hemp industry. It is especially important for those with jobs that require regular drug screening. Health care,  hospitals, transportation, and governmental related jobs are among the top regular drug screening industries (American Addiction Centers). 

Different brands have different serving sizes, but in general you do not want to take more than 1,500mg of CBD per day. A cannabinoid screening test will show positive if there is a 50 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL) trace (University of Rochester Medical Center). This is roughly a 2000mg CBD threshold for a drug test. 

It is highly unlikely that you will fail a drug test, but always be cautious. While there is a low likelihood that you could fail a drug test, no more than the recommended dosage on your brand’s label is a smart decision. We do not recommend taking more than you need.

Are CBD Gummies Safe?

CBD gummies have become quite the trend. From pretty colors, to scrumptious flavors, people are falling in love with these delectable treats. CBD gummies can be safe, if made properly. 

CBD infused products are not approved by the FDA because they have some misgivings about its complete purpose. It is not medical. It is not a supplement, but somehow it is therapeutic. Before consuming any CBD products, it is advisable to look at how they are made.

Buyer’s Safety Tips

It is a general rule that all new and old CBD product buyers always inquire about included ingredients, as well as company background. Rule of thumb, find the what, where and how. What is included in your CBD gummies, where did the ingredients come from, and how was it made? 

Buyer Tip #1 What

You would shop for CBD gummies as you would any other food, if not with a little extra inquiry. Some gummies contain sugar, others don’t. Some are vegan, some aren’t. Depending on your diet goals or allergies even, its always important to double check additional ingredients. 

If a brand claims to be organic, and no USDA seal is provided, double check if all ingredients are organic like added corn syrup. 

Buyer Tip #2 Where

Remember when you were little and your sibling might have brought you a cookie? You start to reach out for the soft chocolate chip cookie, but then suddenly stop and get a little suspicious and ask yourself, where did you get this? 

You didn’t see where your sibling got that cookie from. For all you know, it could have been dropped on the floor and licked by the family dog. Just as with suspicious cookies handed to you by your sibling, you always want to ask where did my gummy come from?

All CBD products start from the hemp plant. Before purchasing any CBD product, especially ones you will consume, make it a habit to find the source of your brands hemp. 

Is it locally sourced? Overseas? Is my hemp grown with earth friendly organic practices? Is it American grown? These are just a few questions you will want to answer. Imported hemp for example may not have used clean practices. 

Your buying decisions make a difference in the lives of others. Supporting locally grown, American grown, or organically grown are all five star factors. 


  1. In buying locally grown hemp products, you support local farmers, and impact your economy positively.
  2. In buying American grown hemp products, you support your country and ensure that your products use Good Manufacturing Practices. 
  3. In buying USDA organic hemp products, you support hard working organic hemp farmers across the nation. Growing organic is not easy and you make the difference. 

Many times with imported hemp, you do not know all the details behind the practices, quality, safety, and hands involved in growing and harvesting the hemp, which is not a great asset to both the company and the consumer. Establishing trust between plant and product is very important. 

Buyer Tip #3: How

None shall pass this last and most important tip. How your gummies are made is very important as you will be digesting them. CBD gummies include cannabinoids from the hemp plant. How the hemp plant is extracted is vital on the quality and safety of the edible. 

Two cannabinoid extraction methods to look at are CO2 extraction and ethanol extraction. Many CBD consumers skip over looking into extraction methods, but we won’t let you here! Buyer tip number three is understanding how your gummy is made and that begins with extraction.

A company should proudly state how their products are made, like those using CO2. This extraction process is an extremely consumer safe and trustworthy process for many reasons. 

Without getting too detailed and overcomplicating things, because that’s what this guide is for, denatured ethanol compared to organic ethanol extraction and even CO2, risks higher contamination. Denatured ethanol, if the denaturants are not completely removed, can cause neurological, organ, and nervous system damage. CO2 beats all in clean and green products.

Hōlus only uses clean and green CO2 extraction processing methods for customer safety, environmental friendliness, cost efficiency, and quality assurance.

What To Avoid When Shopping For CBD Gummies Online

There are a few things you might want to avoid when shopping online for CBD gummies. Online shopping can come with hundreds of results! We’re here to help you narrow down selections and know where to look. 

Avoid Unknown and Nontransparent Amazon Brands

In general you should avoid unfamiliar hemp brands on Amazon. If you shop CBD gummies on Amazon, company transparency is often obscured. It is in your best interest that we recommend finding a trusted hemp manufacturing company that values quality and is transparent

Hemp production for these brands could be located anywhere. These brands may not adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices. Many may claim to be organic, but may unintentionally use pesticides in farming. If the brand does not show lab reports, does not carry the USDA organic seal, or give information on farming practices, it would be best to avoid entirely. 

Trusted hemp brands to look at include Joy Organics, Charlottes Web, Just CBD, and hōlus. 

Hōlus is a CBD wellness brand built on Good Manufacturing Practices, third party testing,  quality control, transparency, customer care, USDA organic certified, and direct farming products. 

Hey! Check for more information on why direct farm products are higher quality!

Double Check Organic Claims Other Than USDA Sealed

Many prefer organic over regular, but claims for organic can be truly misleading. Many companies claim to be organic, but the ingredients and farming methods are not. To be organically sound, a product must acquire the official USDA organic seal and meet all USDA organic standards. 

Hōlus has special organic certified products that meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s standards. We believe in the power of organic made CBD products. From plant to product, all ingredients are choice organic. Hōlus cultivates its much of its own hemp. 

“When we cultivate, we don’t need to rely on the word and promise of others. We can make decisions on nutrients, amendments, and environmental controls that a normal farmer would probably never make because it might cost too much,” 

says Andy Kidder, Supply Chain Director for hōlus and Nemadji. “We control what we give our plants to eat and we source only the highest quality organic nutrients.” continues Kidder. 

A true organic gummy will only contain organic ingredients. Gelatin based candies typically contain sugar and syrup, double check to see if the product uses organic ingredients. Hōlus gummies use organic cane sugar and organic tapioca syrup. 


What do I look for in a CBD brand anyway?

Are CBD Gummies Vegan?

Checking product descriptions will reveal whether your CBD gummies are vegan. Hōlus CBD gummies are 100% vegan. Our gummies are purely plant based, pesticide free, non-GMO, clean and green CO2 extracted, USDA organic, and full spectrum. 

How To Store CBD Gummies

CBD should be kept either at room temperature or refrigerated. Adhering to this practice will prevent gummies from potentially melting. Some people like cold pizza and some don’t. Based on personal preference, you may like a fresh chilled CBD gummy over room temperature. Either way for storage is acceptable for CBD gummies. 

Can Athletes Have CBD Gummies?

CBD is recognized federally as a separate cannabinoid than marijuana, making it officially legal to use in any level of sports in a competitive manner without the fear of getting penalized. Athletes can rest in peace to know they can have CBD gummies; however, be careful on how many you choose to take per day.

Anyone remotely involved in sports should know the seriousness of testing positive for drugs in a competitive situation. The NCAA clarifies the list of banned drugs, which include performance-enhancing drugs (PED’s), stimulants, and cannabinoids. The cannabinoid, CBD, is not part of these banned drugs and is removed from the 2020 Prohibited In-Competition Substances in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). 

Federally, CBD must contain 0.3% THC or less. This percentage will likely not trigger a drug test, but to be safe, THC-free CBD products are also a good idea.

As an athlete, you are responsible for checking labels and THC levels on all CBD products. Mistakes can happen and an end made CBD product could come out with slightly more THC than is legally acceptable. Be aware of this fact. When it comes to this important standard, hōlus pure premium CBD is a trusted source of CBD gummies among athletes, with a safe and legal THC level.

Should I Take CBD Gummies On An Empty Stomach?

Our bodies digest CBD very slowly. If you want to increase the rate of absorption, bioavailability, you should not take CBD gummies on an empty stomach (Envy CBD, 2019). Eating a high-fat-calorie meal along with CBD is a potential method to increase oral bioavailability (Millar, Maguire, Yates, O’Sullivan, 2020). 

After gummies pass through our digestive system, they continue to our liver to be absorbed. Eating a meal prior to eating a CBD gummy increases the chances that CBD will be absorbed by the liver. You should almost always eat a meal with your CBD gummy for better bioavailability.

How Long Before CBD Gummies Start Working?

“How long before CBD starts working” can actually be rephrased as “how fast can our bodies absorb CBD oil.” The rate of absorption is properly termed as bioavailability. 

Edibles with CBD have a bioavailability range of 6%-15%. This is how much our bodies can use cannabidiol. Contrary to popular belief, our bodies don’t fully absorb the total CBD serving size. Instead, we only can absorb CBD as much as is possible according to the product’s bioavailability, which in this case is 6-15%. 

At this percentage, a 30 minute to 4 hour gap may occur between the time you eat your gummy and when you feel its benefits.

How Long Do CBD Gummies Benefits Last?

Consumed CBD gummies benefits can last up to five hours. By taking CBD with food, the outcome could last even longer. Effects can be felt anywhere from 30 minutes to four hours.

How Many CBD Gummies Should I Eat?

How many CBD gummies should I eat? How much CBD gummies to take largely depends on the potency level per gummy. We want to make your experience with CBD worth it and figuring out the right amount is a good start.  

Your body is individually unique and your tolerance levels, metabolism, weight, and how much food you eat prior to eating CBD gummies affects how many you should eat.

Each individuals tolerance level is different. Some may be more tolerant to higher CBD/THC potencies than others. If you have never had either, small amounts are recommended.

When Should I Eat CBD Gummies?

There is no right or wrong to when you should eat CBD gummies. They are great sleep aids if taken an hour prior to bedtime, middle of the day perks, or morning wake me ups. Eating CBD gummies after or during a meal is best. 

Many prefer midday snacks. To some, working and eating at the same time is impossible and distracting. Food also can make us too sleepy if we eat too much, especially during the day when we need most of our energy. Taking a CBD gummy midday with a snack and beverage may solve this problem and help with focus.

Are CBD Gummies On Amazon Good?

Shopping on Amazon for CBD gummies is not recommended, unless you absolutely know the brand. As you read this guide to CBD and gummies, you are learning not only what they are, but also who we are. While there are plenty of options on Amazon, many may not be a trustworthy source.

In Mayo Clinic’s guide to cannabidiol oil, a 2017 survey was conducted on 84 CBD and hemp oil products. Only 31% were labeled accurately! The 58 that were not labled correctly were either under labeled in THC content or overlabled in CBD content. Following a quality questionnaire checklist will help you avoid such errors. 

Quality Questionnaire Checklist For CBD Products

If you understand the brand, you’ll understand the product. Your money is valuable to you, and it is our goal to help you make the right purchase. Looking at the product’s site, ingredients, process, online and physical location, and farming techniques will say a lot about a products quality and safety.


  1. Has the product been third-party tested to ensure no heavy medals, pesticides, or too much THC is detected?
  2. Does the product follow quality guidelines? Hence, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  3. If claiming to be organic, is it USDA organic certified?
  4. How was the hemp oil extracted? There are two primary extraction methods, CO2 extraction and ethanol extraction. Read more on the pros and cons of CO2 vs ethanol extraction.

Are CBD Gummies For Kids?

Parents have a lot of questions when it comes to CBD for kids. Gummies have exploded in popularity, but are CBD gummies for kids safe? We’ll bring clarity on this for all parents asking. 

Studies by the World Health Organization indicates CBD to be relatively safe, non-toxic, and low possibility of abuse. The FDA however, has limited data as to the safety of CBD and cannot verify it is safe. Gummies could be taken in excess however, which could become a problem. It is important for parents to supervise if gummies are allowed, as they may resemble a non-CBD gummy.

Gummies are a fun, hassle free way of experiencing the natural, holistic benefits of CBD. Some products contain 0.3% THC which may set off alarms to parents. A CBD gummy with 0.0% THC would be recommended if you choose to allow kids to have them. We have the largest selection of such gummies.


Everything Parents Need to Know About CBD Gummies For Kids

CBD Oil vs. Gummies

Experience the natural, holistic benefits of CBD. CBD oil and gummies share parallel benefits. Our bodies absorb oil faster than gummies. Most hold the oil beneath the tongue for a minute, but swallowing whole is also an option. 

By holding the oil beneath the tongue, it increases the chance of faster absorption into the blood stream. Gummies must first be digested and travel to the liver, which takes some time. 

You may find you prefer one method of ingestion over the other simply because of ease or speed. Gummies are a beginner friendly and familiar option.

The Benefits Of Buying Wholesale CBD Gummies

The hōlus pure premium CBD brand of products are produced through innovative technology and scientific procedures, with integrity and transparency.

We deliver on the most in-demand consumer driven product attributes: THC-free, non-GMO, USDA organic, pesticide free, vegan friendly, paraben free, and never animal tested. We are a vertically integrated company, ready upon demand to deliver the best CBD gummies available. It takes no previous hemp industry experience for any customer to take advantage of our wholesale CBD prices.

What CBD Gummies Brand Is The Best?

Based on trust, quality, and manufacturing practices, hōlus pure premium CBD is a top CBD gummy brand with over eight flavors! We also recommend Joy Organics, Charlotte’s Web, and Just CBD.

Our full spectrum CBD gummies are hand crafted in original strawberry flavoring in pink packing. Our lab reports are free to all customers. Our THC-ND CBD oil gummies is the largest gummy selection on the market! Grape, mango, lemon lime, and so many more!

We have organic and non-organic. Each organic CBD gummy is infused with 20mg CBD. All full spectrum CBD gummies are 100% USDA organic certified, vegan friendly, nut-free, and soy-free. Peanut contamination is something you do not have to worry about with hōlus gummies. We are very careful in every step for quality and safety.