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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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CBD Dosages

Trying to find the perfect CBD dosage to meet your needs? CBD dosage can be confusing to new and existing CBD users and with no set dosages, it can be hard to calculate what’s right for you! Regardless of what you are using CBD for, an adequate dosage is essential to make sure that it works.  Although there is still a lack of research in CBD, existing research suggests that taking CBD is relatively safe, as long as it’s taken properly, and responsibly. It is advised to always consult your GP before taking CBD.  Read our blog on: Can I Take CBD With Other Medications?  Dosage  Research and experience has found that there is no universal dosage for CBD. As...

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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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