CBD has hit the mainstream markets here in the UK. Your first question might be what is CBD? However, when people hear that CBD comes from the controversial Cannabis plant, the next question tends to be, ‘is CBD legal in the UK?”
Is CBD legal?
Yes. CBD is legal. It does not contain any THC, which is the psychoactive cannabinoid in the plant. It is the THC that gets you ‘high’, not the CBD. When people hear that it comes from the cannabis plant it usually raises alarm. Cannabis is currently a controlled drug as classified by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.
There are some products masquerading as CBD on the market but contain spice an illegal synthetic drug. However, No credible retailer would touch them.
What is the cannabis plant made up of?
The cannabis plant contains over 100 different cannabinoids. These cannabinoids have different effects on the body. For example, the most well-known ones are CBD and THC. Also within the cannabis plant, you will find terpenes. Terpenes are what gives various strains of the plant its unique aroma and effects.
You can buy CBD which contains terpenes. This is called Full Spectrum CBD oil. Full Spectrum Oil provides the entourage effect, meaning that you get added benefits from the oil than you do when you use CBD in isolation.
Will CBD be right for me?
CBD has been known to help people find relief from a number of ailments, conditions and illnesses. These conditions include both mental and physical disorders. There has been researching and anecdotal evidence to suggest that CBD might help with the following:
- Chronic pain
- Pain and inflammation
- Joint pain
- Sleep disorders
Vape and Juice wrote a long list of the different reasons why people might use CBD.
How do you take CBD?
There are various ways to take CBD. You can use drops on your tongue, vape it, eat it, cook with it or use it as a cream. The best way to take CBD is however you feel most comfortable. Although if you want fast effects then consider vaping or using the oil drops for faster relief.
Do you ship CBD worldwide?
We ship CBD products worldwide, including Australia. CBD is legal and contains trace amounts or no THC, therefore, we are able to ship it freely.