Some CBD oil producers use a more modern fluid CO2 extraction method to isolate and extract CBD from the hemp plant. This is generally the preferred method for producing high quality CBD oil. You’ll often find CO2 extraction listed as a feature of high-end, more costly CBD products.
CBD oil is legal to purchase and use in the UK and European Union. This means that if you’re travelling within this area, you are not breaking the law.
Instead, CBD products only contain cannabidiol (CBD) and, in some cases, other flavonoids and terpenes. These products don’t cause you to feel high, but can instead cause a range of effects and potential benefits for your health and wellbeing.
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Got questions about CBD oil? We’ve got answers. Below, we’ve provided detailed answers to the most common questions we receive about CBD oil and the other CBD products we sell in our online shop.
If you’ve been following the news recently, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the massive rise in the number of people using CBD oil.
Due to the fact that the vapour goes straight into your lungs and doesn’t need to pass through your digestive system, vaping is the quickest way to get CBD into your bloodstream and to your endocannabinoid system, giving you more control and getting the quickest results.
In short, CBD is a cannabinoid that can treat pain, anxiety and a range of other conditions. It is not an illegal substance that causes you to feel high. It’s legal to purchase and to use in the UK and other countries within the European Union.
While we didn’t notice any immediate physical effects from the oil, we weren’t looking for any in particular. Our tester wants to emphasise that she’s in good health so not looking for specific pain relief or anti-inflammatory benefits. That being said, it worked wonders on her mood. After a stressful week, only a few days into using the drops thrice daily, she felt much happier, more positive and was much more easy going.
We tried two from the range; the Broad Spectrum Cannabinoid tinctures and new Immune Boost Drops.
Around 10 drops from their 250mg tincture enhanced my quality of sleep and helped me to unwind in the evenings. I also added a couple of drops to my moisturiser each night and found it reduced inflammation and evened my skin tone.
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Extracted from organically-grown hemp, these oils are THC free and come in two strengths – 300mg and 1000mg – so are suitable for both new and seasoned users. They’re also third-party lab tested, meaning you can rest assured they’re high quality as well as vegan and gluten and palm oil free, making them inclusive to almost all diets and preferences.
The ideal introduction to the world of CBD, luxury wellness label CBII has crafted this dynamic duo set. It contains both a 2 per cent and 5 per cent oil, so you can sample the lesser concentration for around a week or so before moving onto the higher percentage.
CBD oil is available in four main forms in the UK:
But where to start? There are so many different strains and strengths of CBD on the market, and the UK seems to be in a constant state of confusion over the legality of these products. Even the CBD producers themselves describe it as “a semi-cowboy market” that “somewhat resembles the Wild West.”
The purest and most powerful CBD oil we’ve seen on the UK CBD market, Blessed CBD is a premium product with a massive kick, so it’s going to have the strongest effect on your recovery.
Plus, CBD isn’t addictive, and you can’t overdose on it either, meaning it’s a significantly safer alternative to things like prescription pain medicine. The daily recommended maximum dosing is 200mg of CBD.
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As for the oil itself, it’s good quality, all European grown, with full third party lab certification and registration from the Cannabis Trades Association UK. Whilst there’s nothing standout about their oils, there’s also no downsides that we could find either. Just solid, consistent goodness.
They also keep it organic, with a complete lack of pesticides and other chemicals used during the growing process. Like the other brands we’ve mentioned, it’s also filtered with the CO2 extraction method (using the highest medical grade CO2).
However you choose to take your CBD, whether it’s at the start of the day, during, or at the end, you can find the product you need from Excite CBD.