CBD is very on trend at the moment, it is in everything from drinks to shampoo, but what actually is this mysterious substance? Well CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it is the second most prevalent active ingredient in cannabis, AKA weed.
Now, CBD is not to be confused THC, the psychoactive substance that gets you high; that’s not very useful in your morning shampoo!
It is supposed to be very good for you, and thought to help ease many symptoms such as chronic pain, stress and anxiety. There are many scientific studies that back this up, and they can be found here.
However, because there is a wealth of choice when it comes to CBD stuff it can be daunting to decide what to buy. Here are our picks of the best CBD products to aid you in health-related issues.
Holy cramp – pro-period CBD oil
Being on your period sucks. Emotions are high and chocolate consumption is even higher, but the worst part is of course those horrid cramps. If you are unlucky enough to suffer from them you’ll know that all you want to do is shrivel up into the foetus position and cuddle a hot water bottle until it all blows over.
But this product has the potential to really help. Holy Cramp is the UK’s first pro-period CBD oil. Either add two or three drops to your lower belly, or back (wherever the pain is). Alternatively you could add a few drops into the bath.
Daye CBD & Naked Tampons
Or why not attack your cramps at the source with these CBD infused tampons. They are also made very sustainably, in a CO2 neutral facility and are manufactured by women who used to be part of the prison system.
Naurecan CBD Chilli Heat Muscle Balm
This cream by Naurecan can help aches and pains brought on by exercise and can treat troublesome inflammation. What is so great is that it is also infused with capsaicin, which provides natural heat to treat your tired limbs.
Canabidol CBD Antibacterial Hand Sanitiser
Amid the coronavirus pandemic one of the vital ways to stay healthy is through cleaning your hands thoroughly when out and about, not just when you have access to a sink. So why not use hand sanitiser that contains the benefits of CBD, but also kills 99.9% of bacteria? Winning!
1CBD Pure Hemp CBD Fruit Flavoured Gum Drops
Instead of taking drops of CBD oil to relieve stress why not eat it in the form of these delicious gum drops? They are completely organic and taste of fruit, however just a warning they are not suitable for vegetarians as the contain Gelatin.