Will CBD show up in a drug test? If you consume CBD containing no THC this should not show up in a drug test, this is because many drug tests in the UK do not specifically test for the CBD compound. You should not test positive for cannabis. Most workplaces now test for THC and its metabolites. All UK regulated CBD oil contains extremely low amounts off THC in their Full Spectrum Oil or none at all in their Broad Spectrum Oil. So there may be a chance of you testing positive for THC when consuming CBD oil.
However it is up to you the consumer to ensure the CBD oil you are consuming has less than 0.3% of THC contained within it. This relates to Full Spectrum oil only as Broad Spectrum Oil is THC free.
So why would I buy Full Spectrum Oil instead of Broad Spectrum Oil?
So why would you choose to buy Full Spectrum Oil over Broad Spectrum Oil? If one contains THC and the other no THC at all?
You may have seen some companies offering, Full Spectrum Oil, CBD Isolate or Broad Spectrum Oil. This can become very confusing as to which one will suit your needs best. Try not to be alarmed. These are just terms used to describe which types of CBD are used in the product. There are important factors to take into consideration when deciding which product to buy, as each person’s CBD needs will vary.
Hundreds of compounds are contained within the hemp plant called cannabinoids.
In 1995, researchers discovered that, by interacting with receptors in the human Endocannabinoid System (ECS). Cannabinoids like CBD may provide unique health benefits to the human body. Each cannabinoid within the CBD profile could effect the body in a different way.
THC is the part of cannabis that gets you high, you know getting the munchies, uncontrollable giggles (come on guys lol we where all young once) CBD does not contain high enough amounts of THC to reap these effects.
Interestingly, CBD may actually counteract the psychoactive effects of THC.
Hemp, which is a strain of Cannabis Sativa contains very little THC or in some cases none at all. However, some Cannabis Indica strain’s contain a 1:1 THC CBD ratio. In some cases using a CBD oil with a very small amount of THC, may offer better pain relief and anti inflammatory properties than a product with no THC at all.
Full Spectrum CBD Oil
Full spectrum CBD is an extract that contains all compounds that are found naturally within the plant. This includes terpenes, essential oils, and other cannabinoids.
Recent studies found that when using Full Spectrum CBD oil. Participants may be provided with higher levels of pain relief than others who were dosed with CBD isolate alone. Enhanced effects were noticed when Full Spectrum CBD is dosed in higher amounts (higher MG’s).
Broad Spectrum CBD
Full Spectrum CBD, compounds found within the plant are preserved in the extract. Just like CBD Isolate, THC is completely removed. This can have negative or positive results depending on what you are using your CBD for.