CBD myths debunked by the experts

February 15, 2022

You search far and wide for natural UK CBD products you can trust, you find them in the heart of Derry, and then you’re faced with a whole host of conflicting opinions. Sound familiar?

We hear these kind of stories all the time, which is why we wanted to take a moment to debunk the most common CBD myths out there, once and for all. Let’s dive in, take a look and put these to bed for good.

The first thing to mention is that you can’t get high from CBD products from our Derry-based brand. Nor can you get high from any stringently tested UK-based CBD range. That’s because CBD and cannabis are not the same thing — they’e related, and yet very different in terms of what they do with the body.

CBD is derived from the cannabis plant, but it’s had the psychoactive ingredient removed. THC is what gets you high, and when it’s removed the right way and then tested, like with our CBD products in Northern Ireland, you’re left with nothing but natural goodness. Ideal if you want to make sure you have everything your body needs to rest and recover, and nothing more.

The problem is that there are plenty of ill-informed articles out there, often penned by those who feel that CBD is still somehow too close to cannabis. Even though cannabis is quickly being decriminalised in a whole host of western countries, there is still a sizeable section of society that remains strongly opposed to it. While we respect the opinions and wishes of everyone out there, we also feel duty bound to really push the science behind products like those supplied by our Derry CBD brand.

CBD has been shown to help with everything from insomnia and stress to chronic pain and athletic recovery. Nowhere has it been found, or will it be found, that CBD products can get you high, provided they’ve been stringently tested. With nothing but inactive trace amounts of THC making it through the refinement and testing processes of the best brands, there’s no risk whatsoever of getting high like you would when taking standard cannabis. This is really important to remember because it expertly addresses perhaps the main negative point that’s often put to UK CBD companies who are just looking to explore an exciting new industry.

The second point to note ties nicely with the first, and it’s around the issue of substance addiction. You can get addicted alcohol, tobacco and a range of illegal drugs on a chemical level. While it’s disputed whether you can get truly chemically addicted to cannabis, it’s clear that heavy users get socially addicted in the sense that they don’t feel themselves without it. While these are individual choices and we’re not writing this to judge, the same issue doesn’t arise when you consider the special case of CBD.

Our Derry CBD products are a health and wellness supplement first and foremost, which means that you can’t get addicted to them. If you stop taking them, you will gradually see a return to your previous levels of health and wellness, and if you continue taking them, you’ll gradually see an improvement. There are no heavy crashes in terms of your mood, mental state or energy levels when going on, or coming off, our UK-tested CBD products. This is because CBD is a carefully checked, manufactured and supplied natural supplement that works with the body, not against it, to provide it with the natural foundation for health and wellness that makes all the difference. Just what you want to hear when it’s time to make sure you give your body everything it needs to thrive the natural way.

Another related point is that you cannot overdose from CBD. Actually, the scientific research shows quite clearly that you can’t overdose from cannabis either. This means that if you have to adjust and fine tune your CBD dosage throughout your life, you won’t suffer any ill effects as a result. Of course if you’re not taking enough to make a discernible difference then you’re not going to achieve very much — this much is obvious. Likewise, if you take more than your body needs, it’ll simply pass through your body without causing any harm or distress. Ideal for those looking for the peace of mind that only comes from knowing you’re putting your trust in a nothing-but-natural Derry CBD product range that your body actually wants to take in.

Now that we’ve covered the chemical and cannabis-related myths surrounding CBD, there’s a few others we need to talk about. These are more aimed at your lifestyle choices and are designed to give you a few pointers in the right direction. Don’t worry, we’re not going to tell you that you’ve been doing everything wrong up until now — we just want you to be able to use our Derry CBD range to get the results your hard work deserves.

There’s a common myth out there that because the CBD industry is booming now, and new brands are everywhere, all CBD products were created equally. Now, while the last thing we want to do is speak ill of another brand that stands for the same things as we do, quality can be an issue. There are imitation products, synthetics and low quality carrier oils which all reduce and dilute the natural goodness while also harming the potency of the products you’re buying. These are clearly things you don’t want to hear when you want to spend your hard-earned money on quality CBD supplements. Especially when you want them to allow you to see the results that will make all the difference to your overall wellbeing and quality of life.

Looking for independently tested CBD products is the best way to make sure that you’re putting the right ingredients and substances into your body. Everyone has a budget and an upper limit when it comes to what they can afford to spend at any given time, but don’t let that become the be all and end all when it comes to CBD. If something is priced so cheaply that it seems too good to be true, the chances are that it most certainly is.

Taking your time to find products you can trust will ensure you put the right substances into your body at the right time, allowing you to achieve your health and wellness goals so much faster.

Another common myth concerns the idea of CBD being something of a magic bullet that fixes anything and everything. While you can tell from our line of business that we swear by CBD’s life-changing benefits, we’re the last people who are going to sell it to you as a cure-all. If you see claims that are so much bolder and bigger than anything on the market, check the science to see whether they’re supported. That way, you won’t go into it with unrealistic expectations brought about by some clever yet misleading marketing.

Now that you know what we have to say, it’s over to you to start making the changes whenever you’re ready. When you need us, we’ll be right here!

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