Health & Wellbeing

Try the benefits of the powerful botanics of hemp extracts, CBD.

Beautiful pure, natural calming drops, perfect for when life is putting you to the test and you need some extra help from mother nature.

Why is CBD such big news?

CBD only took off in the 1940s. It’s hard to say exactly why CBD’s big moment is right now. But in a scientific nutshell, CBD interacts with our endocannabinoid system (ECS) which is a network of receptors in our nervous system. The ECS is known to play a role in bodily functions such as mood, pain and sleep cycle.

What is CBD?

CBD is an abbreviation of cannabidiol and is a natural compound found in the cannabis plant, hemp being a fast-growing strain. CBD is associated with the wellbeing properties of the plant – it isn’t addictive, and you can’t get high. It has been reported to have an excellent an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and neuroprotective qualities. Hemp contains high levels of CBD (it has no psychoactive properties) and it is completely safe to use and cannot make you high.

What makes Huna CBD different?

Our 100% natural CBD products are produced from hemp plants grown in the great outdoors, under the summer sunshine in Croatia and the Czech Republic. Our plants receive expert care and attention from our farmers and blenders. We use a supercritical CO2 extraction method, which means we have great control over the purity of our cannabinoids. We’re proud to say our Huna CBD is of exceptional quality.

Can I get high from CBD?

Not a chance! CBD is not psychoactive. THC, the psychoactive compound also found in hemp (excluded from broad spectrum CBD during extraction) is associated with the high. THC is regulated by the UK government and the legal THC limit in CBD is a very small <0.1%. We keep Huna CBD well under 0.1%. However, CBD products may make you feel calmer and more relaxed.

How does it work in our body has two main receptors, CB1 and CB2?

CB1 receptors exist in the brain and spinal cord. They work to regulate appetite, memory and to reduce pain.
CB2 receptors main role is to reduce inflammation. They are predominantly found in the immune system. But exist through many other areas of the body, including the heart, gut, blood vessels. lymph nodes, spleen, liver, kidneys, bones, reproductive organs and endocrine glands. The CB2 receptors are also plentiful on the skin, which allows topical applications of CBD to influence the Endocannabinoid System.

What is CBD used for?

A recent survey by HelloMD and the Brightfield group (2017) ¹ shows people in the UK take CBD for: anxiety, insomnia, joint pain, inflammation, depression, muscle tension or strain, severe or chronic pain, migraines, arthritis, nausea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Will Huna CBD treat my condition?

All Huna products are sold as food supplements to support everyday wellbeing. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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