We all know that cannabidiol oil, also popularly known as CBD oil, is extracted from the cannabis plants such as Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa. You must have heard about these names because marijuana is also extracted from these plants. And even though the origin of both is the same, the effect is not. Marijuana is much more intoxicating than CBD oil. It doesn’t give you that high that you get from other cannabinoids.

Hemp seed oil or hemp oil is also extracted from the cannabis plant and there is almost no tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Even if you don’t use CBD hemp oil, there is no way you haven't heard about them. They are often part of the front page news and the people of the UK are going for legalising of medical marijuana which also includes CBD hemp oil.

The growing sentiments in the favour of CBD hemp oil have led to the exploration and interest in this field. Let us discuss what are the commonly acknowledged usage, and side effects of CBD hemp oil in UK. 

Usage of CBD Hemp Oil

Usage of CBD Hemp Oil

As mentioned before CBD doesn’t affect the brain with cannabinoid receptors as THC does. Cannabinoids are the molecules that are fused by THC that give psychoactive effects. So what does it affects? What use does CBD oil have? Instead of affecting the cannabinoid receptors, CBD oil affects other receptors. The other ones are opioid receptors. Opioid receptors control pain and they also affect glycine receptors which control serotonin. If you’re a Twitterati, you would know that serotonin means the feel-good hormones.  

CBD Hemp Oil Side Effects

CBD Hemp Oil Side Effects

As we have discussed before, unlike marijuana, hemp oil is not high on THC. So, there are a few bare minimum side effects to it. Some of CBD hemp oil side effects are as follows:

- Indigestion 

It has been widely noted that one of the most common side effects of taking CBD hemp oil is the indigestion issue. It can upset your stomach and digestion and can cause diarrhea in some cases. So, to avoid that, start with small and prescribed doses.

- Hallucination

Even though hemp oil doesn't have much THC, it still is extracted from cannabis plants. Hence, in some cases, people have suffered from hallucinations, dizziness, and even insomnia. 

- Skin Irritation

Last but not the least, if applied externally and topically, CBD oil has been seen to cause allergies, in some cases. So, while applying it over your body, keep your eyes peeled for even minute changes. 

You must have read a lot of marijuana, but it’s rare to learn about CBD hemp oil. In this article, we tried to encapsulate everything that is vital to the reader’s mind. Chemical like cannabidiol makes CBD oil different from THC-containing marijuana. But remember, if you have any medical condition that can be alleviated by CBD hemp oil, consult the doctor first.

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