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CBD and Stoptober

Stoptober Smoking is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the UK. The body can be very badly damaged by the effects of smoking, and cause life threatening illnesses and diseases. Smoking does not only damage the lungs, but the heart, brain, circulation, skin, stomach, fertility, mouth and throat and also the bones. Smokers are more likely to suffer from cancer, stroke and also heart diseases.   Smoking Statistics   It is estimated that around 7.4 million people over 18 in the UK, smoke. Smoking is one of the biggest causes of death and illness in the United Kingdom, and takes around 78,000 lives a year. Thanks to campaigns such as Stoptober, a significant number of people each year successfully...

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How can CBD help you during the winter?

With the cooler seasons coming up, many of us are likely to suffer from one of the common winter bugs, whether that’s a cold, dry skin or even more serious conditions like bronchitis. These illnesses an take a toll on our bodies, but could using CBD help us get through these colder months?   What is CBD?   CBD is one of many compounds that are found in the cannabis plant. Unlike THC, CBD is non psychoactive, meaning that it can give the benefits of the cannabis without the “high”. CBD works indirectly with CB1 and CB2 receptors in the body. The human body has an endocannabinoid system, and when natural cannabinoids are used, it helps to regulate functions such...

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Can CBD help Eczema?

What is eczema? Eczema is a common skin condition where the skin becomes itchy, inflamed and sore and can even blister. There are several different types of eczema, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, nummular eczema, seborrheic dermatitis and stasis dermatitis. The condition can affect people of any age and can affect adults even if they haven’t suffered from skin conditions as a child. The most common symptoms of eczema are: Dry, itchy patches of skin Inflamed skin Sensitive skin Patchy areas of the body Swelling Oozing of the skin Rough skin patches There is no cure for eczema, and it is often treated with over the counter creams and medications but in some cases, medication can also be prescribed...

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Celebrities who can't get enough of CBD!

We all know that the world is Hollywood obsessed, with skincare trends growing we all want to know the secret to looking youthful for longer. These Hollywood stars have all opened up about using CBD products, from baby showers to pre-flight rituals, Hollywood is doing it all.   What is CBD?   CBD is a compound that is found in the Cannabis sativa plant. Unlike THC, CBD is not psychoactive, therefore it does not get you high.   Kim Kardashian   “Obsessed with CBD everything” Kim Kardashian made headlines when she threw a CBD baby shower when welcoming her fourth child, Psalm. Her baby shower involved meditation, a sound bath and CBD products. Although the mother of 4 was initially...

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Effects of smoking vs E-cigarettes on the body

Vapes and e-cigarettes have been in the media recently due to the increasing number of deaths reportedly linked to vaping. Following the deaths, countries such as India and states in America have now started to ban the products. Since the outbreak, many health experts have come forward with claims that despite the reports from the media, smoking cigarettes is 95% more harmful to the body than smoking an e-cigarette.   Smoking is the leading cause of death in the UK, with around 25,000 deaths a year in the UK due to heart and circulatory diseases. Cigarettes contain tar which when absorbed by the lungs can cause cells to die. As well as tar, smoking increases the level of carbon monoxide in the body,...

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