CBD Case Studies

CBD Myths: 5 Common CBD Myths

CBD Myths: medicinal cannabis is by no means a new phenomenon. On the contrary, the cannabis plant has been used as a form of pain relief for thousands of years. However, it has only been within the past decade that modern consumers, and indeed some medical professionals, have begun to recognise its possible benefits – particularly in the form of CBD. From shampoos to lollipops, from coffee to dietary supplements and oils, UK consumers have an abundance of choice...

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CBD Lab Reports: why they’re important

CBD Lab Reports: The rapidly expanding cannabidiol (CBD) industry and the lack of regulations surrounding the sales of such products has flooded the market with low-quality CBD products. At present, several brands are exaggerating or being untruthful about their products, and so, it is extremely important to research before purchasing so you can make sure you're getting genuine CBD products. For instance, certain UK CBD companies have been found to label their CBD products with a quality stamp despite...

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CBD In MMA: How it could help

CBD in MMA: Cannabis has long been banned in professional sports. Although THC (the main intoxicating compound in cannabis) remains banned under WADA, USADA, and other anti-doping organizations, regulators have since lifted the ban on CBD & CBD products. Thanks to this and the overall rise in CBD’s popularity, many MMA fighters are now using CBD as a natural, safe, and legal way to improve their recovery. In particular, CBD has given MMA fighters an excellent alternative to opioids...

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Can CBD increase life expectancy?

Can CBD increase life expectancy? In the last 10 years, extensive scientific research has reported that the compound Cannabidiol (or CBD) found within hemp plants has the potential to help treat an extensive range of ailments, disorders and illnesses. Some studies have highlighted the beneficial applications for the use of CBD products, where doses and duration of use have varied across these studies. CBD has seen many applications and is ever-increasing in popularity as a natural remedy. It's used for...

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CBD for weight loss: can it help you lose weight?

CBD for weight loss CBD has been researched in recent times as a promising remedy for a wide range of conditions and ailments. However one thing a lot of people have not considered is that it may be helpful in helping with "secondary" things such as weight loss. It could do this by addressing problems preventing you from losing weight. What is CBD? In case you're not aware what it is, CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid found in the cannabis...

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CBD for Muscle Recovery

CBD for muscle recovery CBD has a lot of purported benefits with a lot of anecdotal (and some scientific) evidence to back those claims. Some of these claims are quite big like aleviating cancer-related symptoms. While those seem like potentially huge breakthroughs, CBD is also said to help with smaller stuff, like helping you recover faster from workouts thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. Here’s everything you need to know. What is CBD? CBD is one of more than 100 chemical compounds found in the...

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CBD for Joint Pain

CBD for joint pain So how effective is CBD at treating joint pain? Everyone has a cell-signaling system called the endocannabinoid system (ECS). Some researchers believe that CBD affects the ECS receptors in your body — and, in particular, the immune system. What is CBD? Cannabis/hemp plants contain a bunch of naturally occurring chemicals called cannabinoids. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of those chemicals. However, CBD is different from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), because it’s not psychoactive. This means it won't produce the “high” feeling often...

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Can I overdose on CBD oil? What is the highest dose advised by doctors?

CBD oil cocaine withdrawal: Can CBD oil help with cocaine withdrawal?

Can I replace my pain medication with CBD? CBD oil cocaine withdrawal: Research shows that CBD may correct the genetic changes due to cocaine abuse. Long term abuse Long-term abuse of cocaine induces compensatory changes in numerous genes associated with brain function. These compensatory changes lead to the appearance of the classic series of withdrawal symptoms when cocaine use is discontinued.  The withdrawal behavioral symptoms are the exact opposite of what was experienced while taking cocaine, including fatigue, a near complete anhedonia, or the inability to...

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Where can I buy genuine CBD oil in the UK?

Where can I buy genuine CBD oil in the UK? Genuine CBD oil UK

Genuine CBD oil UK Finding a supplier you can trust is no mean feat. A recent study showed that over 70% of brands on the market do not have the advertised strength inside. A few had more than advertised but most had less and in some cases no CBD within them at all. Buying CBD products in a market that is not yet fully regulated is a mine field, this is one of the reasons we joined the Cannabis Trades...

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Can I replace my pain medication with CBD?

How bad is CBD oil mislabelling in the UK?

How bad is CBD oil mislabelling in the UK? How bad is CBD oil mislabelling in the UK? A study by a leading UK cannabis-advocacy group suggests that CBD oil mislabelling effects over 60% of products available in the UK. The UK-based research was conducted following a US study that found inaccurate labelling of almost 70% of cannabidiol (CBD) products brought online. The UK results revealed that only 38% of the products tested were within 10% of their claimed CBD content....

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