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Everything you need to know about CBD

We know that plenty of people love CBD and its benefits, but we know some are also cautious. So, we’ve answered some of the frequently asked questions to help you move to the CBD side!

What is CBD?

CBD – short for cannabidiol – is a compound derived from the hemp plant. Not to be confused with the cannabis which some people smoke, CBD oil is legal in the UK and contains an extremely small amount of the psychoactive compound THC.

With THC only present in trace amounts, this allows the users to enjoy CBD and its benefits without the psychoactive intoxication that THC is associated with.

What is CBD used for?

It has become increasingly popular amongst people looking for products to help with joint pain and inflammation, amongst other conditions and symptoms.

CBD may also have beneficial effects on treating symptoms relating to illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, cancer and diabetic complications, as well as pain, anxiety, and depression. 

Does CBD make you sleepy?

While many people love using CBD as they relax, it shouldn’t cause drowsiness.

Many people naturally feel calmer when they use natural products in the evening, such as green tea, but you don’t have to be worried about being drowsy or sleeping during the day while using CBD.

How long does CBD take to work?

The strength of the CBD product and method of consumption are the two major factors that impact the rate CBD takes effect on the body – with people having different tolerance levels for CBD products. The biological makeup of everyone is unique – so the rate at which CBD gets absorbed differs from one person to the other.

It’s best to start taking CBD in small doses to check how your body responds to it. Proper understanding of what factors affect the absorption of CBD oil products, so you can decide how to best take the products for maximum benefits.

Can you get addicted to CBD?

CBD is a safe, non-intoxicating substance which does not have addictive properties.

CBD does not contain any THC, which is responsible for the ‘high’ feeling experienced with cannabis products, and therefore is not psychoactive either.


Benefits of Taking CBD Daily

Today, more people than ever before are turning to CBD as a daily supplement. With so many benefits and after causing such a stir in the health world – it is no wonder that demand for CBD has increased. However, if you are hesitant about using it daily – as a new or existing user – then read on for the top reasons why you should. Being informed is the best way to go about purchasing CBD products.

It’s Full of Vitamins

CBD is packed with vitamins. It contains vitamin A and many of the B vitamins, including B12, B6, B3, B2, and B1. CBD also includes C, D, and E making for an all-round strong health boost.

Pain-relieving Benefits

When you take CBD, it will stimulate your endocannabinoid system (ECS). This is the network of receptors which transmit signals through your body. Usually, it is the signals from your immune system or your central nervous system (CNS). Some people are currently using CBD to help with pain, and some studies have proven that this can be an effective treatment.

Boosts Immune System

Our immune systems are extremely complex, and because of this, imbalances may occur. CBD oil has been proven to help balance the different parts and functions of your immune system. 

This is essential because if your immune system becomes overstimulated, it can lead to an illness such as an autoimmune disease. In short, if this happens, it treats even normal things like pollen and dust as a dangerous invader to the body. With CBD oil, you can balance your immune system to ensure optimal levels of functionality and efficiency. In addition, it helps to maintain your wellness and health uniquely.

Packed With Protein

Protein is effectively the building block of your body – needed for building and maintaining your tissues and cells and to produce enzymes and hormones. As well as this, protein plays an important role in building and improving your immune system.

CBD oil is considered a complete protein source because it includes all 20 amino acids – including nine that your body is unable to produce.

Different Forms

Hempthy are proud to bring a range of CBD in completely different forms – from tea and coffee to tasty gummies as well as the traditional oil. This means everyone can experience the benefits of CBD in a way which suits them!


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