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How does CBD oil help athletes manage pain?

Athletes and sports enthusiasts are no strangers to pain. If you push your body to the limit day after day, pain is simply something you have to learn to cope with. For some athletes, pain during exercise pushes them to perform better. In fact, a combination of...

Don’t worry! Your CBD oil hasn’t been made illegal overnight.

You might have woken up today to headlines announcing that the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has banned CBD. This is false, but it's important to know about the changes that have taken place over the past week or so to fully understand what's going on. Here's the...

CBD for ADD/ADHD

CBD is a naturally-occurring compound found in all plants of the cannabis family, and is the second-most prevalent isolate extracted from cannabis; the first being THC. Where THC is psychoactive, however, CBD is not - this has led to its being made legal in many...

CBD Drinks Set To Become Top 2019 Trend

2018 was the year of CBD-infused everything. From cake and ice cream to pasta and salad dressing; you name it, CBD was in it, even in countries where the laws regarding CBD legality are vague at best. The USA is, of course, ahead of the curve. An increasing number of...

How do I ingest CBD?

CBD can be found in a huge range of products, with health stores now carrying everything from oils and tincture isolates to CBD-enriched sweets and coffees. With so much choice, how do you choose the best way to ingest your CBD? There are pros and cons to each method...

Tips for taking CBD oil safely

Many people take CBD to treat symptoms of a variety of ailments, disorders, and ailments. It's a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants and is proven to have pain killing effects, as well as anti-inflammatory properties. The popularity of CBD as a health...

CBD Oil in the UK: What is all the fuss about?

The legalisation of cannabis has been debated for many years now, by lawmakers and members of the public alike. Recently, products containing Cannabidiol (CBD) have become exponentially popular, with vendors claiming that their oils, balms, pastes, capsules, and...

Could CBD replace antidepressants?

In recent years, CBD has risen to the forefront of the media, touted as a treatment for everything from arthritis to dementia. Simultaneously, we are facing a mental health epidemic, with 300 million people around the globe diagnosed with depression alone. Depression...

Woman finds ‘miracle cure’ for severe eczema in CBD oil

Eczema is a debilitating skin condition which Beth Cusack, 29, has suffered with for the past four years. She found herself unable to leave the house due to the intense pain caused by the rawness of her skin. For years, she tried to find a solution to her condition,...

Can CBD help Acne?

Acne is a bacterial, inflammatory skin disease experienced mainly by people in their teens and young adults. However, more and more people are seeing their teenage acne stretch into their twenties - this is most likely the result of increased pollution, stress, and...

CBD for Dogs

As natural wellness becomes an ever more important (albeit commercialised) part of our lives, it's only natural to assume that the trends we see for humans will inevitably work their way down to our pets. After all, if man's best friend can't enjoy the same quality of...

Why switch from THC to CBD?

It seems that there are two types of people in the world - those who can smoke weed, and those who can't. Hear us out, okay... for the vast majority of people, smoking weed brings about feelings of euphoria, floatiness, and a general attitude of "yeah, dude,...

Can CBD help me sleep?

We're sure you're no stranger to CBD - the acronym for 'cannabidiol', which is a compound found within all plants of the genus 'cannabis' and often touted as the non-psychoactive cousin to Tetrahydrocannabinol, or 'THC'. THC is responsible for getting recreational...

Can CBD help with dementia?

Over the years, the idea that CBD may be able to help manage the behavioural symptoms of dementia has emerged both in the media and in anecdotal accounts. Although there is currently no evidence that CBD (or any other cannabis extract) can help prevent the disease,...

Can CBD improve my mood?

For centuries, humankind has been harvesting and ingesting cannabis for both ritual and recreational use. Over the years, the developed world has seen a rise in discontent, low mood, and the diagnosis of depressive disorders within the general population. Major...

Why CBD doesn’t get you high

How does CBD interact with the psychedelic receptor?  The science behind CBD is pretty complicated. For years, recreational marijuana users have been reporting that high-THC strains offer psychedelic and mind-altering experiences, while high-CBD flower offers a more...

CBD for Inflammation

If you search 'CBD' online today, you'll be confronted by pages and pages of content claiming that it has seemingly magical properties; capable of curing or alleviating symptoms of everything from arthritis to cancer. It sounds far-fetched, especially when some of the...

CBD for Anxiety

CBD is everywhere right now. On the news, it's being heralded as a miracle-worker for young children suffering from Dravet Syndrome, a severe form of drug-resistant epilepsy. Online, testimonies are springing up left, right, and centre about how CBD...

What are the side effects of CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, known for its numerous health benefits and ability to act as a food supplement. Recently, it’s made headlines as a potential treatment for patients suffering with Dravet Syndrome; a rare form of epilepsy...

Can CBD help me quit smoking?

In 2017, regular smokers in the UK totalled 15.1% of the population. Although overall this statistic is down 5.1% since 2011, 2016 alone saw 77,900 deaths attributed to smoking. This report shows that actually, kicking the habit is more than just beating a...

CBD vs. THC: What’s the difference?

Humans have been fascinated by the cannabis plant for centuries. Cannabis itself is indigenous to Central and South Asia. Historically, it was used as a fibre for clothing and rope, in food and medicine, and as a psychoactive substance for use in religious...

SmartCBD launches oil with Curcumin & Black Pepper

If you're a regular visitor to the Smart CBD website and blog, you'll already know all about the benefits of CBD. If you don't, here's a quick recap... CBD is the acronym for Cannabidiol, a compound found in all plants of the cannabis family genus. To...

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