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What is CBD and where does it come from?

There is no grey area. Hemp is Cannabis. But there’s a whole lot more to the story. We know it’s a plant extract, but what is CBD and where does it come from? What is the journey like from seed to shelf? Richard Cunningham, PhD, sets the record straight. Firstly, let’s clear one issue up…

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CBD Health, Don’t Stress! Eat, Sleep, CBD, Repeat.

CBD Health. Move aside, lavender and chamomile: CBD is coming through. Sleep issues are the third biggest cause of stress in the UK. Emerging research suggests there may be a way round this. While we sleep, the body shifts between two different sleep states every 90 minutes or so. ‘Quiet’ sleep, which encompasses four other…

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Could CBD help acne?

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions in teenagers, but acne in adults is also a major skin concern for a lot of mature men and women, who have already been through the ‘awkward’ phase.   Clinical studies indicate that between 40 and 55 percent of the adult population age 20-40 are diagnosed…

CBD Science: What do you know about CBD and where it comes from?

We know it’s a plant extract, but how do you get Cannabidiol from a plant? Hemp is cannabis, there is no denying it. But there are distinct strains of the cannabis plant family, each possessing different properties.   Think of an apple or a grape. There any many different varieties: red, green, sweet and so…

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Thinking about vaping your CBD? Check out the top kits of 2019

CBD products have seen a meteoric rise in use over the last 12 months, and now that more people are open to the idea of vaping CBD, the community has extended beyond experienced users. Vaping is one of the quickest ways to consume CBD, whilst being incredibly convenient at the same time, so what kind…

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The Basics: What is the Endocannabinoid System?

Search for the ECS online and you’re instantly blinded by graphics and definitions only a scientist could understand. So, we asked our go-to scientist Dr Richard Cunningham to break it all down. First of all, what is a cannabinoid? A cannabinoid is a class of chemical compounds that bind to the cannabinoid receptors found within…