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What is CBD

CBD is the abbreviation for Cannabidiol: one of 80 known cannabinoids found in the hemp plant. CBD is found primarily in the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant. The two best known cannabinoids are CBD, or Cannabidiol, and THC. THC is the abbreviation for Tetrahydrocannabinol. THC is a psychoactive substance that gets you high or stoned. THC is in the CBD that can be bought in a coffee shop and is in principle not legal in the Netherlands.

Now hemp is also grown that does not contain THC, so these hemp plants can be legally grown and used for their fibers and seeds. These hemp plants are called industrial hemp or fiber hemp. CBD oil and other CBD products are made from this hemp. So in this hemp there is no THC, but there is the mentioned Cannabidiol (CBD). Of this CBD or Cannabidiol one does not get high or stoned and has no mind-altering effects.

The brands sold at Webshop Gezond en Fit contain no THC and contain CBD from legally grown hemp. Our CBD oil and capsules also contain the quantity that is stated by the company. Unfortunately, there are also products on the market that contain less CBD than stated.

Why is this substance CBD or Cannabidiol so beneficial for body and mind?

CBD is the best known of all cannabinoids and has been the most researched. Researchers discovered in the 1990s that the body itself also makes substances similar to the cannabinoids found in hemp. These endocannabinoids are substances that are responsible for overall health and regulate many functions and organs in the body. The central nervous system and the immune system, among others, are also regulated by these endocannabinoids. Cells have special places on the cell wall where these endocannabinoids can attach themselves and act on cell metabolism from here.

These places where the endocannabinoids attach to the cell wall are called receptors. This receptor system is the endocannabinoid system. Now, these reptors are not only stimulated by the endocannabinoids (which the body makes itself), but also by the cannabinoids contained in hemp, especially CBD (Cannabidiol). This is the reason that the substance CBD from the hemp acts on so many different levels in the body. CBD can support our health in many ways in this way.

Does CBD oil have a long shelf life?

CBD oil is a perishable product, so we advise you to store the bottle in a dry, cool and dark place. By doing so, you will retain the best results. The ideal storage place for CBD oil is the refrigerator. Make sure that the bottle is properly sealed. Find the top cbd oils in the market by clicking on this link.

On the label of each bottle of CBD oil is an expiration date and a corresponding batch number.

Can you travel with CBD oil?

Although CBD oil is legal in most countries, local laws regarding the cannabinoid can vary. The global CBD industry is still largely unregulated, which can be confusing for consumers. In most cases, we do not recommend flying or traveling with CBD oil.

If you can’t travel without CBD oil, we recommend consulting local laws. Get clarity on the rules regarding CBD oil from the relevant authorities.

Can you buy CBD oil legally?

You can buy CBD oil legally in both Europe and the US. However, the product must comply with strict regulations.

In Europe, the CBD oil must be extracted exclusively from hemp and may not contain more than 0.2% THC (in some countries, it may contain up to 0.3% THC). All CBD oil that we sell at Medicinal CBD Oil complies with European regulations. However, legislation can vary from country to country. Therefore, we always recommend checking the local regulations before buying CBD oil.

In the US, CBD oil must also come exclusively from hemp, but there 0.3% THC is the limit. Due to the complexity of legislation at the state level, we strongly recommend that you check local regulations before buying CBD oil.