Monthly Archives - December 2020

Where can I buy genuine CBD oil in the UK?

Where can I buy genuine CBD oil in the UK?

Finding a supplier you can trust is no mean feat. A recent study showed that over 70% of brands on the market do not have the advertised strength inside. A few had more than advertised but most had less and in some cases no CBD within them at all. Buying CBD in a market that is not yet fully regulated is a mine field, this is one of the reasons we joined the Cannabis Trades Association. Being a member...

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Can I replace my pain medication with CBD?

How bad is CBD oil mislabelling in the UK?

A study by a leading UK cannabis-advocacy group suggests that CBD oil mislabelling effects over 60% of products available in the UK. The UK-based research was conducted following a US study that found inaccurate labelling of almost 70% of cannabidiol (CBD) products brought online. The UK results revealed that only 38% of the products tested were within 10% of their claimed CBD content. Perhaps more concerning was that almost half of the products had more than the permitted amount of...

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Will CBD help autoimmune diseases?

studies have discovered that CBD is an immunosuppressant and immunomodulator, and it has anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation can cause or contribute to many autoimmune diseases, and taking CBD could help reduce that inflammation. Those who have hyperactive immune systems that end up attacking themselves could benefit from the immunosuppressant properties that CBD offers. Ongoing trials We need to perform several more studies about the relationship between CBD and the immune system, initial findings look promising. With the information we do know, CBD...

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The miracle of CBD and your immune system, does it work?

The Endocannabinoid System and Immune System The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is still fairly recent, and we are still learning how it works with and inside the body. With the things we have learned, however, we know that the ECS helps establish and maintain homeostasis, or balance, between the various systems in the body. Your body produces endocannabinoids as needed to help modulate or regulate cell function, including the cells in your immune system. How CBD Affects The Immune...

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Synthetic CBD is on the way

Whether you are a fan of using natural products or chemical substitutes, most synthetic medicines are copies of nature. A recent study into CBD and inflammation caused by Covid-19 have shown positive early results. This has triggered pharmaceutical companies to make a synthetic CBD that can be licensed for use in Covid-19 patients. It is currently in the preclinical trial stages and has shown good results in animal testing so far. Synthetic CBD or natural CBD? Given that CBD can now...

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Can CBD help with hip pain?

There are many causes of hip pain, from misalignment of the back to wearing away of the joint. The only way to be certain is to see a specialist. If it turns out to be arthritis, there is anecdotal evidence to suggest CBD does positive effects. If you have worn hip joints that need replacing, the only thing that will help is a hip replacement. Where to buy CBD When purchasing CBD it is vital to make sure you buy from...

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