What Are Cannabinoids or CBD?

There are close to 1250 unique chemical compounds identified in hemp plants. Hundreds of them are terpenoids. Terpenoids are the compounds that give fruits, flowers and herbs many of their desirable aromas, flavours and other special properties. Cannabinoids are a sub-class of terpenoids.

What Is Cannabidiol?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is the primary cannabinoid in industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) In recent years there is increasing interest in the therapeutic potential of CBD, which causes no psychotropic effects, is not psychoactive (cannot get you “high”) and even in high doses does not cause relevant side-effects. Its chemical formula is C21H30O2.

What Is CBD Oil?

CBD oil is a cannabis oil that contains significant amounts of cannabidiol. The supercritical CO2 extraction process also preserves all other cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids and nutrients, and contains only trace amounts of THC (below 0.2%).

Is It Legal?

CBD oil drops and products are legal and you do not require a prescription or recommendation from your doctor to buy our products. Therefore they can be purchased online and shipped to your home, or collected personally in the Manchester Area.

Will I Test Positive If I Use CBD?

The THC concentrations in our oil are nowhere near enough to have any effect on you: industrial hemp plants (Cannabis sativa L.) generally contain only trace amounts of the THC that marijuana plants contain. The Cannibinoid targeted in drugs tests is THC. These tests look for the metabolic products of THC and begin with a simple urine test sample. The test uses antibodies to detect THC and the metabolite it produces. This test targets the 11-nor-THCCOOH metabolite and is also not sensitive to other cannabinoids including CBD.

Can You Get High Off CBD?

No, CBD is naturally non-psychoactive. You may, however, feel more relaxed, which some people also associate with being “high.”

What Is It Good For?

CBD is short for cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis. Studies show that Cannabidiol is possibly good for anxiety, pain relief, migraines and more. Scientists have proposed Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Syndrome (CEDS) as a spectrum disorder. As a result more people are discovering the health giving benefits of cannabidiol.

Why Do We Perform Lab Tests?

Our laboratory testing is one of the most important parts of our process. So Not only does it verify the quality, consistency and contents of our products to us. But critically, it does for you too. We offer 100% transparency, which is why we display all our laboratory certificates for you to see on our website. If someone is selling Cannabis Oil, or any associated products and can’t provide proof of testing – alarm bells should be ringing.

How Do I Know Buying From You Is Safe?

All Paradise CBD products are lab tested and meet eu regulations. Our products are made in the UK, and the hemp can be traced back to its origin. You can be sure you are buying the best available CBD products when shopping with us.

Will CBD Interact With My Other Medications?

CBD and other plant cannabinoids can potentially interact with many pharmaceuticals by inhibiting the activity of cytochrome P450, a family of liver enzymes. If you are taking a medication where maintaining a certain blood level is critical- such as anti-seizure, anti-viral, blood-thinning medications- talk with your health care provider or pharmacist before trying CBD. 

Does CBD Affect Appetite?

Unlike THC, CBD has negligible effects on appetite and satiety.

How Much CBD Should I Take?

An effective dosage can range from as little as a 5mg of CBD per day up to 150mg per day. Make sure to start low and go slow. Take a few small doses over the course of the day rather than one big dose. Use the same dose for several days. Observe the effects and if necessary adjust the amount. Don’t overdo it.

Will I Experience Any Side Effects?

Typically CBD is not associated with many side effects but these have all been reported:
– Dry mouth
– Drowsiness
– Lightheadedness
– Rarely can cause feelings of mild intoxication

Can I Give CBD To My Pet?

CBD oil can be given to pets by mouth, with food or treats, or even in water. CBD oil is generally safe, there is a possibility that an exceedingly high dose could cause side effects, such as loose stool, in smaller dogs.

Can I Give CBD To My Child?

As with most medicines, CBD appears to work just as well in children as it does with adults. Though the relative quantities and dosages change, CBD can have the same benefits for a child’s health as it does an adult, as demonstrated by the innumerable cases of CBD successfully helping children with diseases.

Can I Smoke CBD?

CBD can be ingested orally, topically or by the inhalation of a vapour or smoke. Take a look at our range of CBD vape products, or dry CBD flower, as CBD drops or tincture can not be smoked.

Does CBD Help Reduce Inflammation?

CBD reduces inflammation through several pathways in the body, and represents an effective potential treatment for a range of conditions characterized by inflammation. … The administration of CBD was also found to prevent the development of nerve damage and joint pain

I Dont Like The Taste, How Else Can I Take CBD?

There are a wide variety of methods of taking your CBD. You can find our guide to all the available options here.