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Welcome to our CBD FAQs page, your go-to resource for all things CBD and hemp! With the CBD industry booming and new products popping up every day, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But fret not! We’re here to answer the most common questions that may be swirling in your mind. Curious about what CBD is and how it works? Wondering about the best ways to take CBD or how to incorporate it into your favourite recipes? Look no further! Our comprehensive FAQs section has got you covered. So, sit back, relax, and let’s embark on this exciting journey of discovering the incredible world of CBD and its endless possibilities!
CBD oil is a fascinating non-psychoactive extract derived from either the cannabis or hemp plant. The “CBD” part stands for cannabinoids, which are among the numerous compounds naturally present in these plants. In fact, there are over one hundred cannabinoids estimated to exist, and scientists have identified 113 of them so far, with CBD being one of these fascinating components. It’s worth noting that CBD oil is categorised as a food or health supplement, often used to enhance overall health and wellbeing.
CBD, being a marvellous cannabinoid, has a fascinating way of engaging with the receptors found within the endocannabinoid system of our bodies. These receptors play a crucial role in regulating essential functions that we experience daily, such as appetite, digestion, sleep, and mood. CBD acts as a helpful ally to these receptors, assisting them in maintaining a natural balance. By doing so, CBD contributes to supporting mental well-being and overall body wellness.
Absolutely! In the United Kingdom, CBD oil is indeed legal. However, it must meet specific criteria to ensure compliance. To be considered legal, CBD oil should contain extremely low levels (below 0.005%) of THC (D9-Tetrahydrocannabinol), which is a controlled substance under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. It’s worth noting that cannabis oil with high THC content is not permitted in the UK. Rest assured, at Kynd our CBD oils have undergone thorough quality checks at independently verified UKAS labs to ensure compliance with these regulations, making them completely legal.
Not at all! While CBD is derived from the hemp plant, which is known for its potential to induce a high, it’s important to note that CBD products have had the psychoactive component called THC significantly removed. So, there’s no need to worry about experiencing any kind of “high” sensation. Instead, you can look forward to a greater sense of relaxation, reduced stress levels, and an overall improved mood. It’s also safe to take even if you’re driving.
We offer CBD in a delightful array of formats, including oils, sprays, edibles, and even skincare. Each format has its own unique characteristics and effects, allowing you to choose based on your personal preferences. If you’re new to CBD, edibles and topicals are often a popular starting point for those embarking on their CBD journey. They offer a convenient and enjoyable way to incorporate CBD into your routine. On the other hand, oils and sprays tend to be the most widely discussed and frequently used options, especially among individuals who regularly incorporate CBD into their lives.
The timeframe for CBD to take effect can vary from person to person since we all respond differently to CBD. While some individuals may experience the desired effects with just one dose per day, others may find that they benefit from 2-3 doses spread throughout the day. It’s important to listen to your body and find a dosage regimen that works best for you.
Keep in mind that CBD may take some time to build up in your system, so it’s recommended to be patient and consistent with your CBD usage. Additionally, factors such as metabolism, individual body chemistry, and the method of CBD consumption can also influence the onset of effects. Ultimately, it’s a personal journey of discovering what works best for you and adjusting your CBD routine accordingly.
The appropriate CBD dosage can vary from person to person, and it often depends on individual factors such as body weight, metabolism, and desired effects. It’s recommended to start with a low dosage and gradually increase it until you achieve the desired results. While there is no one-size-fits-all answer, it’s generally advised not to exceed 70mg of CBD per day.
However, it’s crucial to consult with a medical professional or healthcare provider before incorporating CBD into your routine. They can provide personalised guidance and consider any specific health considerations or medications you may be taking. WE recommend all our customers to follow the guidelines set by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) ensures responsible CBD usage and prioritises your well-being.
The most widely used method for taking CBD is through CBD oils. These oils are typically taken sublingually, which means placing a few drops of concentrated CBD oil under your tongue and holding them there for approximately 60 seconds before swallowing. This allows the oil to be absorbed effectively. In addition to sublingual administration, you can also swallow the oil directly or add the drops to a fat source, such as peanut butter, to enhance absorption.
CBD oils provide a versatile and convenient way to incorporate CBD into your daily routine. However, it’s important to note that there are various other methods available, such as capsules, edibles, topicals, and more. Exploring different methods can help you find the one that best suits your preferences and lifestyle.
On average, CBD typically stays in your system for about 2-5 days, but it’s important to note that this can vary from person to person. Several factors can influence the duration, including the method of consumption and the strength of the CBD product you use. Everyone’s metabolism and body chemistry can also play a role in how long CBD stays detectable in their system.
It’s worth mentioning that while CBD may leave your system within a few days, the effects and benefits of CBD can still be experienced for a longer duration. If you have any concerns regarding drug tests or specific situations, it’s advisable to consult with a medical professional or trusted authority for personalised guidance. For more in-depth information on urine drug testing in the workplace we recommend visiting our blog
When it comes to workplace drug testing, it’s essential to be aware of the potential presence of THC, particularly in full spectrum CBD products. If your workplace conducts drug tests that specifically check for THC, we highly recommend opting for our CBD isolate products instead. These products undergo additional processing to remove all traces of THC, ensuring minimal risk of THC showing up on a drug test.
By choosing CBD isolate products, you can still enjoy the benefits of CBD without any concerns about THC-related test results. It’s always better to take precautions to ensure a worry-free experience when it comes to workplace drug testing. For more in-depth information on urine drug testing in the workplace we recommend visiting our blog.
Absolutely! In the United Kingdom, it is completely legal to use CBD and drive. CBD is non-intoxicating, meaning it does not produce any psychoactive effects or impair your ability to operate a vehicle safely. Therefore, you can confidently incorporate CBD into your routine and still be able to drive without any concerns.
Yes, hemp oil does contain CBD. Both hemp oil and CBD are derived from the hemp plant. At Kynd, we utilise a unique blend of Cannabis Sativa L. oil that incorporates various parts of the plant, including flowers, leaf stock, and seeds, to produce high-quality oils. Our oil is available in full spectrum and broad-spectrum options, ensuring you can enjoy the benefits of CBD and other beneficial compounds present in the hemp plant.
No, you do not need a prescription to purchase and use CBD oil. CBD oil is classified as a health food supplement and is available for over-the-counter purchase in specialised stores or online. It offers a convenient and accessible option for individuals seeking to incorporate CBD into their wellness routine.
While a prescription is not necessary, it’s important to consult with a medical professional before taking CBD, particularly if you are currently using other medications. This ensures that you can make informed decisions about your health and well-being.
According to the World Health Organisation, CBD is generally well tolerated with a good safety profile. However, it may cause adverse reactions in some people. Reported side effects include dry mouth and drowsiness, and it can cause a small drop in blood pressure. One potential effect to note is the biphasic effect, where the response to a certain dose can vary when higher doses are used, potentially exacerbating symptoms.
To ensure a positive experience with CBD, we recommend that first-time users start with our entry-level oil, preferably taken at night before bed. This allows you to gauge your body’s response and gradually increase the strength if needed. If you are currently taking other medications, it’s crucial to consult with your GP or medical professional to discuss potential interactions or any other possible side effects that may arise.
By being mindful and seeking professional advice, you can make informed decisions regarding your CBD usage and optimise your well-being.
This will typically vary from person to person as we all react differently to CBD. For some, one dose will suffice each day however others may require 2-3 doses throughout the day and require different strengths. With Kynd oils our customers typically feel the effects within a few hours. Start slow.
Our full spectrum CBD is unrefined, cold pressed and infused with hemp seed oil to produce a full spectrum raw hemp oil. Full spectrum oils utilise the full plant and contains the most cannabinoid components with extremely low traces of THC.
Our broad-spectrum oil is refined to remove the THC and is infused with an MCT blend, (coconut oil) not hemp seed making this a broad-spectrum oil. THC is removed with a certified process and only traces less than 0.0005%
At Kynd we use a unique blend of Cannabis Sativa L. which is regarded as industrial hemp. Hemp derived CBD is sourced from industrial hemp plants, which are grown primarily for their fibre and seeds.
Hemp oil is derived from the full hemp plant utilising the flower, leaf stock and seeds and hemp seed oil is made by cold pressing the seeds only. Hemp seed oil does not contain any cannabinols.
Absolutely! CBD is completely legal in skincare products and contains zero levels of THC. It has been well recognised for its powerful antioxidant, anti-ageing, and anti-seborrheic properties as well as conditioning and protecting the skin. Kynd customers enjoy our classic Simple Anti-Ageing Day Cream for visibly smoother, softer, and more resilient skin.
Yes, CBD can be absorbed through the skin and when paired with certain ingredients this can amplify by opening the pores for increased absorption. Using topical CBD products will reach the cannabinoid receptors quicker through the pores providing faster absorption.
Naturally derived cannabidiol from the hemp plant helps to soothe, calm, and hydrate the skin by working in conjunction with your body’s own endocannabinoid system. This activates your skins CB1 and CB2 receptors to modulate the reaction of the skins anti-inflammatory response as well as improve the skins natural barrier functions.
CBD has shown potential in alleviating some of the symptoms that women may encounter during menopause. Menopause can bring about feelings of anxiety, mental fogginess, difficulty sleeping, and changes in skin appearance, resulting in a lacklustre complexion.
CBD products can aid to promote mental relaxation, soothe the skin, and reduce stress and anxiety levels, thereby providing menopausal women with a sense of balance in their lives. The Kynd range of CBD products can complement Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) as a therapy option to mitigate the distressing side effects of this hormonal transition, helping women feel more centred and tranquil.
We take pride in offering worldwide shipping for our CBD products, allowing customers from various locations to access our high-quality offerings. However, there are a few countries where we are unable to ship due to legal restrictions. The countries we do not currently ship to include:
Heard & McDonald Islands
United Arab Emirates
If you reside outside of these countries, we are pleased to serve you and deliver our CBD products right to your doorstep.
At Kynd, we strive to provide a speedy and convenient shopping experience. For orders placed before 2:00pm Monday-Thursday and totalling £30.00 or more, we offer Free UK next day delivery. This means that once your order is processed and confirmed, you can expect to receive your products the following day.
We understand the importance of prompt delivery, and our aim is to get your items to you as quickly as possible so you can start enjoying the benefits of CBD without delay.
Absolutely! We understand that some individuals prefer discreet packaging when receiving their CBD products. At Kynd, we prioritise your privacy and ensure that all our products are shipped in unmarked boxes. This means that the packaging will not indicate that it contains CBD, providing you with a discreet and confidential delivery experience. We want you to feel comfortable and at ease when receiving your CBD products, and our discreet shipping ensures that your privacy is respected.
Document reviewed: 20/06/2023