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Canabis Oil - CBD

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PlanNumber Sun 11-Feb-18 16:42:46

Is there anywhere I can find proper easy to understand information? There's tons of stuff on line but I can't make much sense of it.

Anecdotally, from people I know, I think it might help with a very painful condition I have. It will get better on it's own eventually (18 mths - 2 yrs) I'm not relying on the oil as a cure, I'd just like some relief from the pain meantime . I have been told it's helped others with the same condition.

But I can't even work out what to buy or where from.

DullAndOld Sun 11-Feb-18 16:44:43

www.hollandandbarrett.com/shop/product/jacob-hooy-cbd-oil-60008899

PlanNumber Sun 11-Feb-18 16:57:24

That's what I mean DullAndOld, most of the reviews for that product suggest there's something better on the market.

DullAndOld Sun 11-Feb-18 16:59:55

well I have a friend who takes it for epilepsy, I am sure this is the one she gets.
Personally I prefer just getting stoned..smile

MorgaineLeFay Sun 11-Feb-18 17:49:13

I use CBD brothers for myself and my son. You can ring them up and they are brilliantly helpful and will help you to find the best product for your needs. Amazing customer service.

tangledyarn Sun 11-Feb-18 21:34:14

I also use CBD brothers paste and oil. Theres some very informative Facebook groups ..one is called CBD uk users I think.

LivingInMidnight Mon 12-Feb-18 16:39:36

I use cbd brothers too.

PlanNumber Mon 12-Feb-18 16:41:01

Great, thank you. That's a site a friend has recommended too but how do you know which one to choose?

tangledyarn Mon 12-Feb-18 16:43:51

The the short answer is you don't. But I found the Facebook group gave me some really good pointers. The response to different strains and strengths is very person specific so there might be some trial and error involved.

PlanNumber Mon 12-Feb-18 16:45:32

So would you start with a weaker one and build up or is there any advantage/disadvantage to starting with a higher strength?

tangledyarn Mon 12-Feb-18 17:07:47

Its not quite that straightforward but im no expert. I think its more about starting with something on a low dose eg 1 drop 3 times a day and staying on that for sometime..its not something that you get immediate results from necessarily. I started on purple paste which for a lot of people can be good for pain and sleep and just tried 1 tiny rice grain sized bit for a while but ive since gone on to white oil as my main issue im wanting to address is insomnia. Cbd bros do offer samples which I used to get started.

LivingInMidnight Mon 12-Feb-18 20:07:28

I use blue in the day and purple before I go to bed. I ran out of purple and my sleep got worse so it might be doing something. Blue is meant to be good for energy. I do occasionally wonder if I've just fallen for snake oil though, I think that's why I can't justify trying white.

chipvinegar Mon 12-Feb-18 20:10:54

Is it any good for anxiety?

tangledyarn Mon 12-Feb-18 20:21:37

I've been trying white oil and its been the best so far..still not sleeping but feeling less stressed about it and a bit more relaxed but its super expensive.

Ferretsrule Mon 12-Feb-18 20:41:41

Dp and I use the oil in a vape pen we're not smokers so add a 0% tabaco flavour and .5% and vape oil
He uses it for anxiety and a stomach ulcer
I use it for anxiety insomnia and depression

Since starting a few weeks before Christmas we've noticed a marked improvement

We order from v savvy dp is the one who's done all the research

Redisthemagicolour Mon 12-Feb-18 20:49:38

I get it for my dog who has epilepsy. I buy it from lovecbd. org. They do different strengths. It has had a noticeable effect on his seizures so I don't doubt it works on other things.

Cocolepew Mon 12-Feb-18 20:56:54

At the moment I'm using LoveCBD but I was using CBD Brothers blue one. I think the blue one was better.

Lilymossflower Mon 12-Feb-18 21:07:54

Come here to Glastonbury. We have a hemp shop that sells all the kinds owned and run by a very wise and informative guy called Free Cannabis, who periodically holds free cannabis dispensaries.

We have 2 little tubes of high quality cbd paste in our cupboard that we got from him for free on one of those days. I feel very lucky and privileged I have it occasionally even though I'm not poorly.

I know people who take it though and it helps with there severe body pains muscle pains etc and variety of other ailments

In fact we are having a hemp picnic in Westminster on the 23rd of Feb with Free Cannabis if you come to that I'm sure you could get some

Becca19962014 Mon 12-Feb-18 21:08:11

I use "improve me" brand. www.improve-me.co.uk/product/cbd-oil/

It took awhile to find the right dose. I tried other cheaper brands but it was a waste if money. It gives some relief.

Becca19962014 Mon 12-Feb-18 21:09:09

Definitely start with a lower strength to find what helps you.

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