Cannabidiol (CBD) is just one of over 85 Cannabinoids presently identified in the cannabis plant and is the second most abundant Cannabinoid in cannabis after THC.
In hemp, however, THC is only present in trace amounts, while CBD dominates the plant’s makeup. CBD interacts with our naturally occurring systems, but is non-psychotropic, it doesn’t cause a high.
CBD oil is an oil extracted from Cannabis Sativa L. (Hemp) plants. CBD (Cannabidiol) is one of the 2 major ingredients found in the Cannabis plant. It a non-intoxicating component which has enormous therapeutic potential. The cannabis plant also contains over 400 phytonutrients.
CBD is legal in the UK if sold as a food supplement. CBD products that are produced using Cannabis Sativa L. (hemp) are able to be legally sold as food supplements. The Food Supplements Directive 2002/46/EC defines a food supplement as foodstuffs which supplement a normal diet and which are concentrated sources of nutrients or other substances with a nutritional or physical effect. Hemp has been used as a nutritionally rich ingredient for thousands of years. Its also one of the oldest and most sustainable crops to be grown in the world.