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CBD Oil UK: What are the Benefits?

Cannabidiol CBD has fast become one of the most popular alternative food supplements in the UK (and throughout the world). Before adding this popular supplement to your diet, it’s worth investigating the health benefits.

By far the most popular way people add CBD to their diet is CBD oil, though in 2018 we have seen a rise in innovative applications such as CBD soft gels and CBD gel tabs.

CBD is extracted through a high-tech CO2 process from varieties of cannabis & hemp plants. Not just any old plants though, as only strains which are naturally abundant in CBD and low in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are used.

Once it’s extracted, it’s then mixed with an edible oil, typically olive oil or coconut oil, before being lovingly packaged and shipped to your door. CBD oil is dropped into the mouth under the tongue, by using the dripper built into the bottle. This is called sublingual application. So, benefit one; it’s really easy to take.

CBD oils in the UK have a maximum THC content of 0.2% (which is why they are legal). THC is the mind altering compound in cannabis plants which makes cannabis illegal. Benefit two; you can enjoy the benefits of CBD oil without breaking any laws.

Another benefit of a low THC content - THC is a psychoactive compound which encourages negative side effects. It’s gets you high. There is no more than 0.2% THC in CBD oil, so benefit three; CBD oil won’t get you high.

As a nutritional supplement, CBD supplements your body’s natural endocannabinoid system. In short, the endocannabinoid system helps to regulate many important contributing factors to one's overall wellness, such as the immune system. Benefit four; CBD promotes balance and wellness.

There are also a number of studies around the world which suggest that CBD could provide other benefits. However for now, clinical trials have not provided conclusive evidence.

Who we are

CBD Oil Base is a direct to consumer e-commerce business that specialises in Cannabidiol (CBD) products. Our mission is to educate the world on the benefits of CBD and deliver best in class CBD products to our customers conveniently.

We are developing our own range of innovative cannabis oil products that use Cannabinoid (CBD) in easy to administer delivery methods which optimise the uptake of the active ingredient Cannabidiol.

CBD is not psychoactive as it contains less than 0.2% THC, therefore it is legal in Europe and in all 50 states in the USA.

Our knowledge can help

CBD Oil Base is looking to foster a new generation of internet entrepreneurs who will help to continue the drive towards unique and user-friendly e-commerce solutions.

We understand that future talent needs to be nurtured and given hands-on experience. This is why we offer a scholarship programme designed to do just that.

Experience and growth

The CBD Oil Base scholarship fund will grant two students $500 each to be used towards course materials and tuition. Applicants must currently be enrolled full-time at a university or college placement.

How to apply

Applicants will be asked to submit a short essay (2000 words) from one of the following two questions:

1. What are your thoughts and predictions on the future of e-commerce and where do you believe the biggest influences and gains can be achieved in online marketing.

2. Analyse and evaluate the effects of legalising cannabis (not CBD) for medicinal and recreational purposes across all states in the USA.

Application process

Completed essays are to be emailed to scholarship@cbdoilbase.co.uk. Please include the following information:

1. Your full name, telephone number and mailing address.
2. The name of your university or college.
3. Proof of enrolment in the specified university or college.
4. The course you are studying.

Details of Scholarship

Essays must be submitted by December 31st of each calendar year and winners will be announced by February of the following year. For students who have questions, please feel free to call +44 (0) 207 096 1947.

NOTE: CBD Oil Base has a Privacy Policy for all applicants submissions. These submissions will not be shared and are for CBD Oil Base internal use only. No third party will be granted access to any information that we collect during this process. At the time of the submission deadline, we will evaluate all submissions and individually contact each winning applicant.