FAQ - CBD UK

What is CBD?

CBD (cannabidiol) is a naturally occurring compound found in both hemp and cannabis. It is widely regarded as the cannabinoid with the most health benefits.

Is CBD legal in the UK?

Yes. CBD is legal in the UK provided the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content is less than 0.3%. THC is the main compound that is responsible for causing a “high” or intoxicating effect.

Can anyone buy CBD oil?

Yes. Anyone living in the UK can buy CBD oil without the need for a prescription.

Will I get high using CBD?

No. Unlike THC, CBD is known to be non-psychoactive so it will not cause an intoxicating effect.

Are there any contraindications with other medicines?

Please consult your healthcare provider regarding specific medication. There are no known CBD toxicity levels.

What conditions can it help?

Various testimonials have shown that CBD can help treat anxiety, epilepsy, inflammation, insomnia, chronic pain and many more conditions.

How does CBD make you feel?

While CBD will not make you feel high or intoxicated, it can create a variety of physical sensations. Many people feel relaxed as their anxiety levels decrease, and an increased ability to fall asleep is often reported too.

What strength of CBD oil should I take?

The right dose can vary from one person to another. A relatively low dose of 5mg for the first week is recommended and this can be increased until you achieve the desired results.

How long does CBD stay in your system?

Studies have shown that CBD usually gets eliminated from the body in about 5 to 6 days.

How long does it take to start working?

The length of time it takes for CBD to take effect depends on how it is administered. Smoking or vaporisation is the fastest, and the effects can usually be felt within minutes. Sublingual dosage usually takes 15 to 60 minutes to take effect whereas oral ingestion is about 90 minutes.

Will I fail a drug test?

Our products either have no THC or less than 0.3%. However, we cannot confirm that our customers will definitely pass a drug test and we cannot be held liable for a failed drug test.

How long do the effects of CBD last?

CBD is effective in the body for up to six hours.

Are there any side effects?

All our products have been thoroughly tested and are not known to have any concerning side effects. However, if you are taking any other medication we advise you consult your healthcare provider or research further before taking CBD.

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