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CBD and Sleep

  CBD and sleep is one of the most searched CBD terms. With a nation of insomniacs, more and more of us are looking for a natural way to help us nod off. With the rise in technology, insomnia is now more common than ever. This is because our devices such as phones, laptops and tablets are overstimulating our brains, making it more difficult to switch off in the evening. Additionally, the increase of stress-related sleep disorders means that more people are relying on a sleep aid to get a full night’s rest. Sleeping pills are the most common aid for sleeping, however, they do carry many risks, such as depressed breathing and seizures. Sleep medications are also found to...

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CBD and Veganism

Veganism is a way of living, with the intention of living to avoid the exploitation or the harm of animals. This includes using products tested on, or made from animals, visiting zoo’s and aquariums, and eating animal-based products. Vegan’s follow a plant-based diet, and due to the number of people taking up a vegan lifestyle, people can still enjoy their favourite treats by using plant-based recipes. CBD CBD is derived from hemp and cannabis plants, meaning that the compound that is extracted is vegan. When these compounds are mixed with other ingredients to create CBD products, this then can become a blurred line between what is, and what isn’t vegan. Edibles One of the most popular ways to consume CBD...

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The Best CBD Christmas Gifts

We’ve all been there, desperately trying to find that perfect, last-minute gift. With the CBD trend growing, so is its demand. CBD is one of the hottest gifts this year, and with such a wide range of products to choose from, there is something perfect for everybody. From edibles to skincare and even bath products, there’s an endless choice of things to choose from. Bath Products One of the most common and popular Christmas gifts are undeniably bath gift sets. With bath sets flying of the shelves and making the perfect secret Santa gifts, it's hard to resist the temptation to buy them as a gift. CBD bath ranges, such as salts, and particularly bath bombs are making their way...

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CBD and Bio-Availability

What is bioavailability? Bioavailability is the rate at which something is absorbed into the bloodstream. The bioavailability of a substance is key to understanding how much you need to take in order to have the desired effect. This ensures that you are getting an accurate dosage. The bioavailability of a product can also depend on the form in which the substance is taken. Bioavailability and CBD The bioavailability of CBD will depend on the method of consumption. With CBD trends growing by the day, many people are coming up with more creative forms of CBD. From oil tinctures to edibles, topicals and even drinks, there is an endless number of ways to consume CBD, and some of them offer a...

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What is CBG?

CBG is the parent of THC and CBG, so without this cannabinoid, THC and CBD would not exist. CBG (Cannabigerol) is a cannabinoid that is found in the cannabis plant. It is one of many active Cannabinoids. The two most common cannabinoids are CBD and THC. CBG is often found in lower concentrations than CBD and THC, and has its own properties. As ongoing research goes into the CBG compound, it is gaining more and more interest due to its potential benefits. CB1 receptors are found in the brain, lungs, muscles, immune system, reproductive organs, bone marrow, pancreas, gastrointestinal tract, and vascular system. CB2 receptors are found in the spleen, bones, skin, immune system, liver, bone marrow and pancreas. Endocannabinoid System...

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