Myth 1: CBD Oil Cures this or that “illness”
While there has been a lot of research surrounding the health benefits of CBD it is wrong to claim that it can “cure” any one certain illness. We sell CBD on a food supplement basis only.
Yes, research has indicated that CBD has many health benefits, that is not to say it can cure an illness. Claiming that CBD is a medicine is also problematic and complex.
It’s so important that people don’t believe it can “fix” them. It’s misleading and until research says otherwise, CBD is classed as a dietary supplement for legal reasons.
With that said, you do not have to be ‘ill’ to use CBD it is for everyone.
Regardless of your age, you can take CBD. Many of us realise the important of “balance” in our daily lives. Balancing work and play is a critical part of our physical and mental health!
Myth 2: CBD Oil is Psychoactive
People believe that because CBD comes from the cannabis plant, it will make you high or stoned. This is false! It’s THC that is responsible for making you high and stoned and CBD does not contain any THC (less than 0.2%)
This is in part why doctors and researchers are so interested in the health and therapeutic benefits of CBD as an alternative for people who can’t or would prefer not to experience the psychoactive effects that come with THC.
CBD is simply a non-intoxicating component which has enormous potential. Your state of mind etc. will not change if you take CBD at all. Although it can make changes in the body- this isn’t one of them.
The way we extract CBD allows us to pull all of the natural and beneficial nutrients out of the cannabis plant without getting anything nasty in there as well. Not only are you NOT getting high, but you are getting a product from us that’s natural and safe.
Myth 3: CBD Oil is Illegal
Since CBD oil isn’t psychoactive, it can come from different plants and isn’t medical marijuana, it’s not illegal. The legal grey area of CBD oil in some parts of the world is mostly because of these common misconceptions and the stigma against hemp and cannabis plants.
CBD is legal, because hemp is legal in the UK. Hemp is a plant that is safe, natural, and non-toxic. It can be used for almost anything. There need not to be any grey areas when it comes to CBD.
When it comes to cannabis, however, it is still illegal to use it or possess it. Maybe this is why people tend to get confused. Cannabidiol (CBD) though, is not considered a controlled substance in the UK. It is therefore 100% legal and can be freely distributed in the UK without restrictions.
If you want to use CBD products it is TOTALLY legal to do so.
Myth 4: CBD Oil Comes Only from the Same Plants as THC
Both C. Sativa and C. Indica can have THC, and therefore psychoactive effects, but not all C. Sativa contain large enough amounts of THC for much effect, if any. Industrial hemp – Cannabis Sativa L – has almost no THC and therefore no psychoactive effect but is still rich in CBD.
The plant distinction between what most CBD hemp oils are derived from and the plants used for medical and recreational marijuana is an important one, when it comes to understanding the fundamental differences between the two.
Myth 5: CBD Oil is Medical Marijuana
Cannabis oil/medical marijuan is USUALLY associated with oil that is high in THC- this is the oil that is illegal. The large difference between cannabis oil and CBD/hemp oil is literally just the amount of THC present for in hemp and CBD oil, the THC content is incredibly low- so low that you would always pass a drugs test when taking CBD/hemp oil.
The purpose of this oil is usually to specifically get high or ‘stoned’. This type of oil also contains a high concentration of CBD.
Since there is a high presence of THC in cannabis oil, it isn’t currently available to buy.
Although we do hope this blog was informative, if you are planning to buy CBD oil, and the supplier is using a different name for it, just simply query this by asking simple questions we have answered in this blog.
Is it legal?
Is it a high CBD and below 0.2% THC product?
If the answers to both questions are yes, no matter what the product is listed as (hemp, CBD, cannabis oil) it is fine.