CBD Products

CBD Creams: what are they & how do they work?

CBD Creams CBD has been around for a while now. There are lots of ways to use cannabidiol (CBD), but if you’re looking for relief from aches and pains or help with skin conditions, a topical might be your best bet. A CBD topical is any cream, lotion, or salve that’s infused with CBD and can be applied directly to the skin. While research on CBD is still in its fairly early stages, what we do know about CBD topicals is promising. First a...

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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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How is CBD made?

How is CBD made? CBD oil is created by extracting cannabidiol from the flowers and buds of hemp plants. The two main processes to extract it are using Co2 and using ethanol. Co2 One of the more popular extraction methods for CBD oil uses carbon dioxide, or CO2. This system takes advantage of how CO2 can function as a gas, solid, and liquid. The process starts with a solid piece of CO2 in a chamber. That is then pumped into a second...

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What is CBG: The CBD Relative

what is CBG? What is CBG? CBG is a relative of the more common CBD. Both are cannabinoids derived from the hemp plant. Both of them are non-psychoactive. This means they will not get you high. It seems to have some different functions and health benefits than CBD. Research is currently being done to see how it could help. While the research is currently limited, studies do exist suggest that it offers several benefits. This includes with IBS, glaucoma, appetite loss, and more....

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CBD Law in the UK

What is the CBD law in the UK? CBD is legal in the UK, however the CBD oil UK law states that the product has to meet certain criteria to be lawfully available for human consumption.  Many CBD products on the high street aren’t always properly authorised. So, when you’re looking to buy CBD oil or products it’s best to buy them from trusted sources. CBD law in the UK: the facts CBD oil must not contain more than 0.2% THC to be legally sold in the...

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Do CBD gummies help you sleep

Do CBD gummies help you sleep?

So do CBD gummies help you sleep? The short answer is no. Whilst there is evidence that CBD may help with sleep, CBD gummies are just a gimmick. When ingesting CBD into the stomach, the absorption rate is roughly 5%, which means 95% of the CBD in the gummies will be wasted. Whilst they taste nice, they are just an expensive fad with sweets costing close to £1 each. Once there is more widespread research into CBD, I am...

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