CBD FAQ

DOES CBD MAKE YOU SLEEPY?
CBD can make you feel sleepy but this feeling usually subsides. When using CBD for sleep use the product throughout the day and not before bed for best results.
DOES CBD SHOW UP ON DRUG TESTS UK?
Currently, there are no tests for Cannabidiol as it is not a drug in the UK. It is perfectly legal to consume. Full Spectrum products contain trace amounts of THC. Even so, it is theoretically possible that for someone who has consumed enough Full Spectrum may fail a drug test because of the THC content in the oil. At The Green Doctor, we vigorously test each batch to ensure we remain compliant with UK Legislation. Our oils contain only trace amounts of THC. You can view our test results on our shop page.
HOW MANY MG OF CBD IS IN EACH DRIP?
It can be confusing when dealing with different brands to work out exactly how many MG is in each drop. 500MG: 2.5MG per drip – 1000MG: 5MG per drip – 1500MG: 7.5MG per drip
WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM CBD DOSE PER DAY?
The FSA advises users not to exceed 70MG per day. 500MG: 28 drips max per day 1000MG: 14 drips per day 1500MG: 9 drips per day Keep in mind this is just a guideline and personal tolerance may vary. Some users may require fewer others will require more.
CAN TOO MUCH CBD OIL CAUSE A HEADACHE?
If too much CBD is consumed it may cause a headache for the user. This may be common at the beginning of your journey as your body adjusts. When working out the correct dosage for your body we always recommend starting low and building up to higher dosages. There have been many clinical studies regarding side effects. Headaches surprisingly have not been listed as a known side effect. Headaches can occur from tension, dehydration and eye strain.
DOES CBD LOWER TESTOSTERONE LEVELS?
A recent study in the Journal of Psychopharmacology found that CBD does improve your levels of testosterone. It does so by relieveing stress. Testosterone is a hormone which is present in both sexes. However, it is more dominant in the male species. A less stressed body will produce better sperm in males and lead to better egg production in females.
IS CBD HARAM?
Any product which contains THC or has been extracted using alcohol processes is considered Haram and not Halal. CBD itself is non-intoxicating and is considered Halal as long as it has not been extracted using alcohol.
IS CBD OIL GOOD FOR DIVERTICULITIS?
Cannabis and hemp Sativa have shown promising results in treating Diverticulitis. Cannabis reduces pain and inflammation which would help to relieve the symptoms of diverticulitis. Diverticulitis is an infection of the small sacks in the intestine called the Diverticula. Mild cases are usually treated with antibiotics and painkillers. However, more serious cases can lead to damage to the colon and may require urgent medical treatment.
WHAT STRENGTH CBD OIL SHOULD I USE UK?
CBD comes in a variety of strengths and we have a guideline to help customers choose which will best suit them. For anxiety we recommend lower milligrams of oils – 500mg would be perfect. Adding a balm in conjunction with ingestable oil would be a good combination for anxiety. For insomnia, you may need a slightly higher milligram we recommend 1000mg which helps when used throughout the day. For aches and pains, arthritis, and chronic pain you would need a higher milligram we recommend 1500mg. Again if you wish you can add a balm which will compliment your ingestable oils.
CAN YOU DRIVE ON CBD OIL?
CBD is non-psychoactive and non-intoxicating it is acceptable to drive after consuming. However, cannabidiol affects users differently. If you feel it has affected your ability to be a responsible road user, then please don’t get behind the wheel.
CAN I GIVE CBD OIL TO MY DOG?
Animals and humans have similar systems called an endocannabinoid system. Your pets can also recieve benefit from using CBD products. Anxiety, insomnia, and even pain click here to find out more
DOES HEMP OIL HAVE CBD IN IT?
Hemp oil is a very general term and could mean any part of the Hemp plant. The term hemp oil originated when platforms no longer allowed the sale of Cannabidiol. CBD was at the time forbidden from being advertised on Facebook, Google, and even Amazon, eBay was their last resort. eBay and amazon retailers forged the system by creating the term Hemp oil they were able to bypass the ban and sell their products as Hemp Oil or Hemp extract.
DOES CBD MAKE YOUR EYES RED?
Recent studies have shown that CBD does not make your eyes go red. This is because it does not bind to the same receptors which cause redness in and around the eyes. As it is a plant extract it can cause pollen like allergies which could potentially make your eyes itchy
DOES FULL SPECTRUM CBD CONTAIN THC?
Levels of THC are present in full spectrum oil, they are low and naturally occurring. Full spectrum contains the full range of over 100 cannabinoids, CBN, CBG, and THC. THC amounts are under the legal limit of 0.3% limit. THC at these levels that will not influence you in any way. Extracts that include THC are beneficial and work synergistically with all other cannabinoids so that you receive maximum benefits. A highly misunderstood cannabinoid but also essential when trying to achieve balance.
IS FULL SPECTRUM CBD LEGAL?
As of 2018 CBD is 100% legal in all parts of the UK. Our parliament members passed legislation for CBD oils and products to be available to the public to buy and consume. It is still an offence in the UK to grow or smoke CBD buds. Other compounds from the hemp plant are still considered controlled substances, such as THC. Therefore, all products can contain no more than 0.03% levels of THC.
CAN I GET CBD OIL ON PRESCRIPTION IN UK?
No, you cannot get CBD on a prescription from your GP. Some specialist doctors can prescribe Cannabis. However, this is for a very limited number of ailments. There are a small number of people in the UK who do get cannabis on prescription.
DOES CBD CAUSE DEHYDRATION?
It may cause slight dehydration to some users as it is a anti-inflammatory with diuretic effects. A dry mouth or dry eyes is the most common side effect reported by users . Although this is not a common side effect and is more likely to occur when consuming THC.
IS IT LEGAL TO GROW CBD PLANTS IN UK?
It is 100% ILLEGAL to cultivate hemp at home anywhere in the UK. It is illegal to smoke hemp bud, leaf or stem. To cultivate hemp you need a license and land that is deemed worthy to grow.
WHERE DO YOU SHIP TO?
We ship worldwide providing it is legal in that country. The majority of orders are UK or EU. An international shipping fee will be applied to all international orders at the checkout. For more on shipping click
WHAT IS THE CUT OFF TIME FOR SAME DAY DISPATCH?
Orders are dispacted the same day if ordered before 2.00 pm. All orders are sent on Royal Mail 24 and are expected to be delivered the next day. Delivery confirmation will be sent to your email address. If you have a safe place for your parcel to be left if you are not at home, please mention it in your order notes.
DO YOU HAVE ANY DISCOUNT CODES?
We do offer discounts and promotions each month to our customers. Each time you leave us a review you are entitled to a 5% discount no matter your order amount. Thinking of placing a large order? Get in touch we may be able to offer you a larger discount code which can be applied at the checkout.
HOW TO TEST POTENTCY OF CBD OIL?
You need to send your purchased oil to a lab they will need 30ml to carry out the tests. They will test for a full range of cannabinoids. If you are curious about how to test your oil’s potency you may not fully trust your supplier. Companies now have to follow regulations when selling products you can see if your company is legit by checking the FSA approval which will help with any trust issues.
IS CBD HALAL?
Derived from Hemp an all-natural plant that grows wild in a lot of countries. In regards to being halal, it doesn’t contain any alcohol or cross-contamination with other non-halal products. It does contain trace amounts of THC but not enough to get you intoxicated.
CAN YOU TAKE CBD WITH ANTIDEPRESSANTS?
CBD may affect the antidepressant you are taking. Please consult your doctor if you are unsure.
HOW MUCH CBD CAN YOUR BODY ABSORB?
Studies would suggest that your body only utilises 6-20% of CBD oil when ingested at any given time. Vape products are the most bioavailable with upto 60% availability for utilisation. Studies would suggest that ingesting with fatty acids will give you maximum absorption.
IS CBD FLOWER LEGAL IN THE UK?
CBD oil is legal in the UK, CBD flower on the other hand is 100% illegal to buy, sell or consume. That being said CBD tea bags contain 100% natural flowers and are legal in the UK.
HOW DOES CBD VAPE MAKE YOU FEEL?
Vaping can make you feel relaxed, focused, and alert. It could be compared to the feeling your get when you drink a glass of wine to relax after work. It can help de-stress and unwind. Interesting fact; Vaping can utilise 60% more CBD than ingesting. Click If you would like to puchase some vape
DOES CBD OIL STOP HEART BURN?
CBD can help relieve inflammation in the gut. Most vegetables are alkaline or are converted to alkaline when ingested. Heartburn occurs due to your gut being highly acidic. Hemp supplemented with an alkaline plant-based diet could help with your heartburn.
HOW LONG DOES CBD STAY IN YOUR SYSTEM?
CBD can stay in your system for up to one month. The half-life can be 5 hours to 5 days. If Ingested it will stay in your system longer than vaping or smoking. Other things to think about that dictate how long it stays in your system How often do you use it? How much do you use? Your age? Your height? Your weight will also affect how long CBD stays in your system
DOES CBD MAKE YOU HUNGRY?
Cannabidiol can help with appetite. It doesn’t necessarily give you the munchies but helps with stress so you naturally have a appetite. Stress and worry can make people overeat, it can also do the opposite.
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