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CBD questions answered by an expert

What is CBD?

CBD or cannabidiol (can-nab-bi-diol) is primarily found in hemp plants. CBD is non psychoactive, non-intoxicating and has no potential to cause overdose or substance abuse.

Is CBD oil legal?

CBD is completely legal in UK, for CBD to be legal in the UK it must be must derived from the hemp plant contain less than 0.2% THC. 

How long till i feel effects?

CBD Oil, that is absorbed under the tongue, provides quick relief and takes about the 5 -20 minutes to be fully absorbed. Topical cream and balms take around 15- 30 minutes, after applied to an isolated area. When CBD is ingested with food it takes 30 mins - 2 hours to be absorbed.

Will CBD make me high?

CBD is non psychoactive and non intoxicating supplement that doesn’t get you ‘high’

The difference between CBD and THC?

CBD will not intoxicate you and work well within the body. THC is the psychoactive part given you the euphoric ‘high’ feeling  

What makes hemp plants different from marijuana?

While hemp and marijuana are technically the same plant but different “breeds”. The massive difference in these plants is hemp is a type of cannabis that is grown with 0.2 % or less THC and marijuana is over 0.2 %. The hemp plant carries all the benefits that the cannabis plant can offer but without the psychoactive part.

 

Full spectrum vs Isolates

Full spectrum oil is referred to as whole plant CBD meaning it contains other active cannabinoids found in the plant such as CBG (cannabigerol) and CBC (cannabichromene) which both hold significant value for human health. Isolate is pure (CBD) that has been extracted out of the hemp plant and away from all other cannabinoids.

MYTH BUSTING

Can CBD get me ‘high’? - CBD is non psychoactive and non intoxicating supplement that doesn’t get you ‘high’

Is CBD addictive? - There is little to no risk of addiction associated with pure CBD products. The (World Health Organisation) expert committee on drug dependence has recently concluded that CBD is non-addictive and has no withdrawal symptoms.