CBD Answers - UK
We answer questions about the use of CBD products, CBD oils. their uses and benefits, and CBD legislation in the UK.
What Is CBD Isolate?
CBD isolate is the purest form of CBD (cannabidiol), without added ingredients or other components of the hemp plant. The name literally means that CBD has been "isolated" from all other components. CBD isolate comes in powder form and can be added to food and beverages, or to carrier oils. It is also easier to calculate the exact doses and contains no THC, which is the cannabinoid associated with getting "high." CBD comes in three main forms: Full-spectrum When CBD is extracted from the whole hemp plant, containing many other cannabinoids and components.Broad-spectrum When CBD is extracted from the whole hemp plant but has had the THC and some other cannabinoids and components removed.CBD isolate Utilises chemical intervention to isolate CBD from all other components. Each of these types of CBD has its own advantages and disadvantages. Is CBD Isolate Effective? CBD isolate contains none of the other cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids found in full-spectrum and broad-spectrum CBD. Research shows that the synergistic interaction (entourage effect) of all the plant's components makes CBD more effective. It is difficult to extract pure 99.9% CBD, so the product goes through complex processing with extraction solvents. This means that it can have a reduced beneficial effect in comparison to broad-spectrum and full-spectrum products. Where CBD isolate does appear to be superior, however, is that it is hands-down the best choice if you want to pass a drug test as THC from full-spectrum (and even poor quality broad-spectrum) can show up on a drug test. Additionally, CBD isolate can be beneficial for individuals who are sensitive to the presence of THC and other cannabinoids.
Asked 2 years ago
What Are the Benefits of Apricot Kernel Oil?
Apricot Kernel Oil contains many beneficial components and vitamins, but it's only recommended for topical use. The oil contains a toxic chemical called amygdalin (laetrile) which, when ingested, turns into cyanide in the stomach and may cause side effects such as breathing problems, seizures, and even death. How to Use Apricot Kernel Oil Safely Ingested in low doses, apricot kernel oil may be beneficial to your health, but it is unlikely to be safe. Medical professionals have experimented with the oil as a cancer treatment, but there is no proof that it works. There are a few companies, like Nutracrest that sell ingestible CBD oil-infused apricot kernel oil. Apricot kernel oil should only be used topically, and not ingested unless specifically marketed for that purpose by a reputable company with a certificate of analysis for the product. What Is Apricot Kernel Oil Good For? Used topically, apricot kernel oil can benefit the skin. It can leave the skin feeling softer, looking radiant, and reduce signs of aging. Apricot kernel oil's omega-6, omega-9, and vitamins A, E, K, and C nourish and moisturizes the skin. The oil may enhance the skin's elasticity and help protect it from free radicals. It is safe to use CBD cosmetic and skincare products that contain apricot kernel oil.
Asked 2 years ago
What Does Full-Spectrum Mean?
Full-spectrum CBD is made using the flowers, stems, and leaves of the hemp plant. It contains all of the beneficial components, including CBD, THC, other cannabinoids, plus flavonoids, and terpenes. When you take full-spectrum CBD, all of these components work together to create the "entourage effect" a magical interaction that some believe is more powerful than CBD on its own. Full-spectrum is one of three main types of CBD, together with CBD isolate (containing only CBD), and broad-spectrum (extracted from the whole hemp plant but without the THC). Some research shows that full-spectrum is the preferred form of CBD because it is less processed and the combination of CBD and THC working together may be more effective than CBD on its own. Others advise not to ingest full-spectrum because of the THC content. Full-spectrum only contains trace amounts of THC (less than 0.3%), but some people still worry about getting "high". Although this is technically not possible because of the low THC content, products and reactions to full-spectrum vary. Therefore, if you need to take a drug test it is recommended to stick to broad-spectrum or CBD isolate.
Asked 2 years ago
What Are the Benefits of CBD?
CBD's soaring popularity has witnessed the rising demand for CBD products each passing year. People who are in a physical or mental predicament are picking CBD as the solution over conventional medications. The benefits of CBD are listed below 1) CBD May Reduce Anxiety and Depression Anxiety and depression are seen frequently. While a myriad of people opt for normal pharmaceutical medications, the trend is now changing towards CBD due to having almost no side effects. CBD oil is ascertained to be one of the best natural remedies for anxiety or depression, helping you control mood swings, facilitate better sleep, and improving day-to-day behaviour. 2) CBD May Be Good for Heart Health The research has shown that CBD helps to lower blood pressure, allowing your body to prevent the threats of heart attack or stroke, which generally happen because of high blood pressure. 3) CBD May Be Beneficial During Cancer Treatment If a Cancer battling person takes CBD oil while going through the chemotherapy process, it could be extremely beneficial. CBD not only helps to lessen the aftermath of chemo treatment but also helps you feel better from discomfort and aching. 4) CBD May Be Good for Skin As CBD contains anti-inflammatory properties, it could be beneficial for the skin, helping to get rid of a number of skin issues. Studies have revealed that CBD products could treat acne and psoriasis. The above gives you a taste of the potential that CBD has, there are many, many more benefits.
Asked 2 years ago
What Is CBD?
CBD is the short form of "Cannabidiol," which is derived from the cannabis plant. Despite being from a family of marijuana, CBD doesn't cause any hangover, nor is it known to make someone high. Consequently, CBD is considered a natural remedy for many issues, and it doesn't have side effects, unlike pharmaceutical medicines. How CBD Is Different From Marijuana CBD products usually don't have THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), the cannabinoid responsible for the "high" feeling associated with marijuana, or at least not enough to cause any psychoactive feelings. Different Types of CBD Products There are primarily three types of CBD products in the market: full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, and isolate. Full-spectrum CBD is considered the most effective with all the naturally occurring cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids in it. Full-spectrum CBD has trace amounts of THC in it. Though not enough to cause a "high," it may be enough to cause a failed drug test. Broad-spectrum CBD is similar to full-spectrum in the sense that it still contains many other cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids that all have their own benefits, but in smaller amounts. However, broad-spectrum products don't contain any THC. Although not necessarily as effective as full-spectrum CBD, it can be beneficial for those who are sensitive to such a wide variety of cannabinoids and other components. Lastly, CBD isolate is the purest form of CBD that has no other cannabinoids, making it the safest one among all three, yet also least effective. Today, CBD can be found in different forms such as gummies, oils, capsules, vape juices, and more.
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