Offered in two different strengths, I found just four drops one hour before bed noticeably shortened the amount of time it took me to fall asleep. There was no drugged or heavy feeling but more akin to the sensation you have after getting a very long massage. It also helped alleviate cramps far better than my usual over-the-counter pill and hot water bottle combo.
The Original Alternative also grow their own hemp across Europe and use CO2 extraction with low pressure and heat—it also worked wonderfully.
Cannaray Bright Days CBD Oil Drops
This great value brand has strong word of mouth reputation and claims to be the longest standing in the UK.
The oil itself doesn’t have a great taste. In fact, of all the CBD oils that we sampled, this was the most marijuana-like of flavours. There are some pros to this, of course, as a placebo, the medicinal taste really felt like something was working and it was doing the job. Keep a drink or a flavoured something on hand to help remove the taste straight after.
A smaller, relatively new company on the scene, Bud and Tender are just getting started.
Instead, it comes with a raft of supposed health benefits for symptoms (chronic pain management, anxiety, sleep). We say supposedly because the science is still out, even though labs are currently scurrying to test it out and prove the benefits as fast as possible ( and current testing looks promising).
To this end, their plants are grown all across Europe in small farms, which are held to strict standards with no pesticides or chemicals used in the process.
4. Endoca Raw
The company itself is also trustworthy, which as we mentioned earlier is incredibly important. Unlike a lot of companies, Blessed CBD operates with high levels of transparency, which is evident when you take a look at the third-party lab results on their website. Customer reviews are also consistently good across the board (they’ve been voted the best CBD oil in the UK for 2022 by the likes of Scotsman, Herald Scotland, Men’s Journal, Worthing Herald, and Cornwall Live.
Firstly, it’s important to understand that CBD content is not tested for in most conventional drug tests.
Is CBD oil legal in the UK?
Tinctures: This is CBD oil suspended in a liquid as an oil tincture, making usage as simple as applying the required amount of CBD under the tongue using the provided dropper, holding for 60 seconds, and then swallowing. The usual available size is in 10ml bottles.
A growing name in the UK CBD space, Hempura are making waves with their wide variety of products and open approach to information.