But despite being the most-buzzed-about wellness ingredient right now, it could also be the most poorly understood. To clear up the confusion, we sought out advice from the experts at The Health Store, to see if they could shine some light on CBD and its many related products, they’ve also shared a discount code for Irish Tatler readers, more info below!
1. CBD is an anti-inflammatory
CBD interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system, a regulatory system that helps control everything from mood to memory, stress to sleep and to reproduction.
3. it could help control your mood and sleep
Traditionally, it has been used for centuries to aid pain relief to muscle aches, arthritis, joint pain, neuropathic conditions, headaches, and to aid skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, even sunburn, and bug bites when used topically.
CBD has become a worldwide phenomenon with products now legally sold in health food and specialty stores across Dublin and Ireland. But, while the topic of cannabis-based products is no longer taboo, confusion still remains over the legality of CBD and doctors continue to debate just how effective it really is. Let’s start by explaining what it actually is.
3. It could be used to help those struggling with their mental health
CBD interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system which helps to balance everything from memory to mood and appetite. This same system also controls our stress levels, which is why so many people now take CBD for mental health reasons.
Every bottle of hemp oil on the shelf is grown from soil that is fully lab tested by Celtic Farm’s well established and highly recognised lab experts. Celtic Farm are fully registered, licensed and approved to grow Irish Hemp. Their wonderful oil concentrate is produced from this hemp and sold across Ireland, UK and the wider European continent.
The general rule of thumb is to start small and increase as needed.
Celtic Farm do not tamper with, compromise or “extract” any element of their oil, rather they use a unique process to protect the components of the oil, enabling them to produce the wonderful and natural product that their customers love.
By EU law, CBD oil is regulated as a food supplement in Ireland. Food supplements exist to add substances with a nutritional or physiological benefit to a normal diet. We do not have the authority to make medical claims about the benefits of CBD oil. Through anecdotal evidence, we know that many people have found CBD useful for various issues, however we encourage potential customers to do their own research to learn about the potential uses of CBD before purchasing.
WHAT IS THE RECOMMENDED DOSAGE?
Researchers are studying the use of CBD oil for treating:
Celtic Farm’s CBD Multi Complex Hemp oil is a concentrate, not an extract. This means that all of the natural compounds and essential oils contained in their Irish grown hemp, are retained in their mother oil.
Studies are ongoing to determine the effects of CBD on pain and also on epileptic seizures.
WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS?
CBD regulates a network of cell receptors in the body called the Endocannabinoid System. This system has two known types of receptors; CB1 and CB2.
Even though it comes from cannabis plants, CBD does not create a “high” effect or any form of intoxication — that is caused by another cannabinoid, known as THC.