All about CBD in the UK!
CBD over the last 18 months has been in demand and a massive interest in a wide range of people. There is still a lot of confusion over CBD. In this blog, we will be helping you to understand CBD in more detail. Some of the questions that we revive on a daily basis are what is CBD and what it does to the body.
Firstly we will cover what CBD is?
Cannabinol or CBD, this is a compound found within the original cannabis plant, this plant also can potentially hold medical benefits to many individuals with medical conditions in recent studies it has been shown to affect neurological disorders such as epilepsy, neuronal injury, psychiatric diseases and neurodegenerative disease. CBD is very different from THC element of the cannabis plant this is because CBD does not hold psychoactive effects. A lot of users of CBD have reported an improvement in general health and well-being as well as improvements to preexisting medical conditions, In the last 12 months of it being a mainstream topic and product. There are ongoing medical studies into CBD oil including studies regarding the properties and safety of using a CBD product. But it has been branded safe to use with no significant side effects. CBD can come in many forms for consumption some of these include; vaping CBD in an E-Liquid form, CBD tinctures, edible products such as gummy bears, creams and many more products.
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The legalities of CBD in the UK?
For starters CBD is found in the cannabis plant a lot of people have been confused with the legalities of using and possessing the CBD, this also includes the legal use of CBD within the UK this is a crucial question asked by many of you. In short, the answer is yes it’s legal in the UK. This is the answer because it’s used as a medicinal product which is being sold in many high street shops and sold online too!
Most confusion comes from differentiating between “black market” CBD oil which has a thick, sticky oily like consistency this comes from cannabis flower resin this contains high levels of THC with CBD as well. CBD oil itself is produced from HEMP, this type of CBD only contains less than 0.2% THC.
Depending on the level of THC( tetrahydrocannabinol ) this can determine to weather a CBD product is deemed legal or illegal within the UK. As THC is what is know to give a user a “HIGH”. CBD products only contain a minuscule amount of THC this is so users can get the full Ben if it’s of the cannabinol within the psychoactive effects.
A note to all readers please only buy CBD products from reputable vendors. If anyone is unsure about this, please feel free to contact us via our live chat or email. Please stay tuned to our blog to find out more information about CBD.