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The buzz about CBD just keeps getting louder, people all over the world are claiming that CBD oil, tea, balm and capsules have changed their lives for the better, literally overnight, covering a huge range of ailments that include anxiety, depression, chronic pain relief, insomnia and many other major conditions.

But what exactly is CBD and how does it work? CBD stands for Cannabidiol, which is a compound extracted from the hemp plant. It is one of more than 100 unique compounds found in hemp and known to promote health. It does not cause the same psychoactive effects as other naturally occurring cannabinoids (such as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC), and therefore it doesn’t make you high – CBD extracted from agricultural hemp is legal and contains less than 0.3% THC.

CBD botanical extract is fat-soluble, so it needs to be mixed with a carrier oil – hemp, coconut or olive are mainly used – which makes it easier for the body to absorb and to get into the bloodstream.

Whilst scientific research into cannabinoids is still ongoing, studies have found CBD could potentially help to support a crucial system in our bodies called the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) which controls and regulates many functions from pain and inflammation responses to appetite, mood, stress responses, regulating sleep patterns and many more.

CBD helps to support and encourage the production of our body’s own endocannabinoids (neurotransmitters that bind to our cannabinoid receptors). It also works to regulate the level of endocannabinoids our body requires and helps us produce enough to restore our own internal balance, resulting in healing and daily wellness.

CBD products fly off the shelves at 100% Health. In fact, it is now recommended that you place your order in advance for when new stock arrives.