About CBD

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, can certainly seem like a confusing substance. Sure, everyone’s talking about it, but the range of technical terms surrounding CBD and those same words’ association with cannabis, mean it can be a pretty difficult topic to get your head around!

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What Is CBD?

Let’s start with the basics

Let’s start with the basics

As you may have guessed, the word cannabidiol does, in fact, come from Cannabis, a family of plants known primarily for a wide variety of uses. Cannabis (aka Hemp) is a broad classification however and there are in fact two primary species: Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica. Naturally occurring within Cannabis plants are Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is associated with the natural ‘high’ and hemp extracts with a level of THC above 1mg cannot be sold legally. Cannabis plant extracts with a very low level of THC are permitted to be sold as food/food supplements and cosmetic ingredients. We source our CBD from Cannabis sativa, with a low level of THC, as the extraction process allows us to reduce further these THC levels to a very low level.

So what is CBD?

So what is CBD?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a substance naturally occurring in Hemp or Cannabis sativa plant parts (Seeds, leaves and flower buds). CBD is just one of over 100 cannabinoids identified in the hemp plant. Our CBD products will not cause the psychoactive effect normally associated with Cannabis products!

When processing the hemp plant parts, we are able to retain other important hemp nutrients, that can contribute to your well-being. When processing the hemp plant parts, we are able to retain other important hemp nutrients, that can contribute to your well-being.

Concerns about CBD?

Concerns about CBD?

With all the buzz surrounding cannabidiol, it’s no wonder that the potential of introducing the ingredient to the body can be both exciting and worrying to CBD newcomers but if this sounds familiar, you needn’t be concerned.

Alongside having no psychotropic properties, cannabidiol has been classified by the World Health Organization as safe, well tolerated and ‘the evidence from well controlled human experimental research indicates that CBD is not associated with abuse potential’.

For more information, please visit this Critical Review of Cannabidiol by the World Health Organization.

Everybody has a different absorption and metabolism of nutrients when these are presented to them. So naturally you can expect that different people will have a different experience with CBD products. It is very personal and the only way to understand how your body will process CBD products is to try and engage with our product range.

At BeYou, with our extensive pharmaceutical background, we have the drive and experience to provide only the highest quality CBD products on the market, and our commitment to research and product development ensures we are constantly innovating in what is a relatively new industry. We also know that an informed choice is always best. For further information about CBD, please visit our guide on CBD usage, and our list of FAQs to put any further worries at bay.

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"This actually worked for my initial cramps and allows me to carry on with my day in peace! It's the perfect name "Be you" as it allowed me to by myself and not be the cranky, irritable person when it comes to the time of the month. More girls and women need to know about this, they should know that they have a natural option that actually works!" @riiaa.x