Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When you take it straight in your mouth, it tastes slightly sweet! But when you add it to a beverage, you’ll barely notice the taste at all. This is the best product for consumers who don’t like the “hempy” “terpy” or “oily” taste of our Subcritical CO2 CBD tinctures. Different strokes for different folks, ey?

Learn more about the benefits of Water Soluble here

Appa Extracts’ in-house scientists, Dr. Todd Griffin, Ethan Berney, and Ashley Neill have formulated 4 unique blends of essential oils and terpenes for 4 of our purposely made CBD products, with each having their own unique taste, from Earthy to Citrusy.

Flavors so distinct and strong that, your customers will not doubt that what they are consuming is indeed a Cannabinoid product with all the Terpenes and Flavanoids still intact. A taste that can only be achieved using a Subcritical CO2 extraction method.

Both Subcritical and Supercritical extraction uses CO2 (the preferred method by hemp processors) to extract the oil from the hemp plant. However, subcritical, does not involve any heating elements during the extraction process (unlike supercritical).

Ever wonder the difference between regular and virgin olive oil? And why virgin olive oil is more expensive? It’s the way it the way the oil was extracted from the olive. Whilst adding heat to the olive during the extraction process helps to extract more oil out of it, it’s done so at the expense of destroying its delicate flavors and aromas. Virgin olive oil, on the other hand was extracted using a cold-press method to preserve it thus preserving its flavors, aromas as well as some the olive oil’s antioxidants compounds.

The same goes for hemp oil extraction.

The less heat involved in the extraction process, the more of the cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids are preserved. Hence Cold C02 extraction or Subcritical is deemed the best method by the majority of the hemp processors.

To learn more, check out this article: SUBCRITICAL CO2 EXTRACTION… IS IT WORTH IT?

If you’ve heard someone say that CBD products without THC does not give the user an “Entourage  Effect”, chances are, they don’t know what they’re talking about. 

Even if you were to eliminate the THC completely from the CBD product, you’ll still be left with hundreds of other Cannabinoids – not to mention Terpenes and Flavonoids – all of which when consumed will still give the users the semblance of the Entourage Effect. Though not quite as powerful with the absence of THC. 

That said, a Full Spectrum CBD product still is undisputed when it comes to delivering the user said Entourage Effect.

And Broad Spectrum CBD products are best to market to customers that are in a position where they absolutely cannot be caught with a THC positive drug test result i.e. athletes, employees working for a company with strict drug policies, etc.

We’re currently focused on manufacturing subcritical CO2 extracted CBD oil tinctures and water soluble formulations. But due to our partners’ request, we plan on producing other products derived from our proprietary Carolina Sweet Crude™ and Soundceutical™ Water Soluble Process such as creams and gummies as soon as April of 2020. Your feedback is also valued by our science department to develop products that your customers will find useful. If you’d like to share your ideas or learn more about these product options, give us a call by clicking this link: I Have Some Ideas I’d Like To Share

1st of all, a 1,000 mg CBD tinctures should not cost $100. Just because businesses mark it up this high does not mean we have to (nor should you).

2nd, we don’t really have to because we own the supply chain. And we don’t find it necessary to hike our prices as much as to keep a healthy profit.

Our geographical location, our logistics, our manufacturing lab, etc, it all allows us to keep our prices low without sacrificing the potency of the products and services that you and your customers will receive.

Our production time is 10 business days from date of payment. We ship to all 50 states via USPS Priority Mail which arrives in 2 to 3 business days. 

The Appa Fast Track™ program was meant for you to quickly test and validate your ideas without you spending too much time and money.

Once you’re ready to scale-up beyond 100 units per SKU, we offer a range of customization options. 

For more information on product customization,  contact us.

The same reason they keep wine in tinted bottles. And that is to protect it from the elements, mainly, the sun’s UV rays.

We’ve spent a significant amount of resources by using subcritical CO2 extracted CBD oils as this method extracts far lesser oil from the hemp plant. Not to mention it takes longer to be extracted compared to other methods such as supercritical and 10 times more expensive than solvent based extraction methods.

We choose subcritical C02 extraction despite these expenses because it is the best method for retaining components such as essential oils, terpenes, cannabinoids, flavonoids, etc within the hemp plant. Something that your customers will immediately see, taste and feel in every drop.

And the last thing that you’d want, is to have your products be accidentally exposed to the elements such as sunlight. And reducing the potency of your product by half.

Our matte black packaging solves this by protecting your products from the elements such as the sun’s UV rays, so you won’t have to worry about your customers using a diluted product.

If you do want to live dangerously, and prefer to have clear and transparent bottle tinctures, you will have that option once you’re ready to order more than 100 units per SKU.