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Hemp for Health

CBD and Hemp Oils explained and reviewed.

This is a site written by an holistic veterinary surgeon with an interest in complementary and alternative medicine in both animals and people.

The site has a small shop supplied directly by ourselves and a number of other products supplied by the manufacture direct or fulfilled by Amazon

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New Covid-19 immune support recommendations
UK Cannabidol (CBD) rules
CBD rules in UK for the use in people

CBD rules for animals

These regulations mean products can be sold for humans over the counter and general sale as long as they are from the specifically bred HEMP plant and contain only traces (<0.1%) of the psychoactive component of cannabis known as TCH.

The products on legal sale on this website and elsewhere comply with this and will not make you high.

As for pets none of these products have a "Marketing Authorisation" and cannot be recommended for use in animals but can be prescribed by your vet under the VMD cascade rules only. If your own animals you can use CBD products.

This explains why there is little or no advice or any recommendation on the site to use these products in animals.
What makes Hemp work?
An Introduction
Hemp naturally contains many compounds called phyto-cannabinoids – over 200 different ones have been identified to-date. These interact with the endocannabinoid system found in all humans and animals.
CBD is an acronym for Canabidol
CBDA is canabidolic Acid; a similar molecule which is thought to be transformed into CBD in the body although recent studies have found it to have an affect on its own

All mammals, including ourselves, make their own cannabinoids (called endocannabinoids) that attach to receptors found throughout our body and brain, turning up or down different biological pathways. Researchers have shown how these endocannabinoids help modulating functions as diverse as sensation and inflammation, mood, sleep and appetite. The endocannabinoid system helps keep the body in balance – a process called homeostasis.

Phyto-cannabinoids from hemp interact with our endocannabinoid system in a similar way. A quirk of nature maybe – but a beneficial one. Hemp phytocannabinoids can even stimulate the body to produce more endocannabinoid receptors.