CBD stands for Cannabidiol. The use of pure CBD is increasingly popular in the UK.
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Here are eight key facts about CBD that we all need to know:
1/ The scientific history of CBD began in 1940, was first discovered by Roger Adams, an American Organic Chemist.
2/ CBD does not get you ‘high’, unlike its psychoactive sibling THC
3/ CBD is non-toxic with many known therapeutical effects, for some it can take the place of other medications. It should not be taken by pregnant and breastfeeding women or people taking any medication
4/ CBD is legal in the UK.
5/ According to the World Health Organisation CBD is generally tolerated by most humans.
6/ The current UK guideline for healthy adults is no more than 70mg a day unless a doctor agrees more.
7/ CBD stimulates CB1 and CB2 receptors in human bodies that can positively impact on some mental conditions.
8/ Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research in 2018 found that over 60% of CBD users reported using CBD to treat a medical condition. The top three medical conditions were pain, anxiety, and depression.