Satipharm provide answers to Frequently Asked Questions about CBD

1. What is the difference between CBD capsules and CBD oil?

CBD oil is a substance derived from the cannabis sativa or hemp plant. The plant is put through an extraction process that produces a CBD extract which can be broad spectrum. This extract is then added to a carrier oil which allows it to be diluted for strength and application purposes. The primary differences between CBD oils and CBD capsules are the method of delivery and bioavailability. 

When CBD is delivered through a dropper under the tongue (sublingually), it can be difficult to establish the dose of CBD delivered. Placing CBD oil under the tongue may have a lower bioavailability when compared to other CBD products.
CBD capsules are capsules which contain CBD oil and offer a consistent and measurable dose of CBD compared to CBD oil administered via a dropper under the tongue. Satipharm CBD Gelpell capsules deliver a significant advancement in bioavailability and consistency compared to standard CBD capsules.

2. Is CBD a drug?

CBD is one of at least 113 different cannabinoids that have been isolated from the cannabis plant. CBD is a prevalent cannabinoid in cannabis that has no psychoactive effect and will not impair your daily routine. CBD is approved for use by the World Anti Doping Agency for use by athletes and is used safely by millions of people every day. It is a safe substance that is now found in a variety of products from oils and food, through to beauty and cosmetics.

3. What is CBD, and how will it affect me?

CBD is a non-psychoactive chemical found in the cannabis plant. It is derived from the cannabis sativa or hemp plant and put through an extraction process to make it available for use in a range of products from CBD oils, capsules to CBD skin care and topical creams.

4. Can CBD get you high?

Substances that get you high have what is called a psychoactive effect. CBD does not have a psychoactive effect. After taking CBD you should go about your day as normal. There is no need to avoid any tasks after consuming CBD.

5. What are the negative side effects of CBD oil?

Cannabidiol is safe to take at recommended dose of CBD. We recommend taking one capsule per day with food. Continue this dose for 1-2 weeks, to fully evaluate the effect. To increase the dose, take one capsule in the morning and evening with food for a further 1-2 weeks, to evaluate effects.
Do not exceed 70mg per day without consulting with your physician.
A high dose of 300 mg of CBD has been taken daily have been taken safely for up to six months. Higher doses of 1200-1500 mg daily have been taken by safely for up to four weeks.

Special Precautions:
CBD is not recommended for women who are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Consult your physician before combining CBD with other medications.

6. Can you overdose on CBD oil?

We recommend not to exceed 70 mg of CBD per day without consulting your physician. CBD has been consumed at doses of 1200-1500 mg per day for up to four weeks without any negative side effects.

7. Will CBD show up in a blood test?

Like other food supplements, when ingested, CBD is metabolised into the bloodstream and could be found if searched for. The standard cannabis blood test conducted is screening for the psychoactive chemical found within cannabis called THC. Therefore it is unlikely CBD will show up in a drugs test.

8. Is CBD oil legal?

The legal status of CBD oil is set by individual countries. Currently CBD is legal to sell and consume in a large number of countries.

9. Why has CBD exploded in popularity (or hype) recently?

CBD has become popular in the media. As a food supplement CBD has become a part of people's daily routines, hence its popularity.

10. How does CBD make you feel?

The effect of CBD will depend on the person's metabolism, the dose taken and why they are taking it.

11. What do consumers look for when buying CBD products?

When buying CBD products consumers should look for clinical trials, strict manufacturing standards such as Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and its bioavailability.

12. What is CBD?

A cannabinoid is a chemical compound found within the cannabis plant. CBD (Cannabidiol) is one of at least 113 different cannabinoids have been isolated from the cannabis plant and is non-psychoactive.The CBD most commonly used in today’s CBD products is derived from industrial hemp, a member of the cannabis family grown for use in a variety of industries including textiles, construction and bioplastics.

13. Does CBD work for pain?

In the EU and the UK CBD can only be marketed as a food supplement, which means neither the product nor the company selling it can make any medical claim, suggestion, reference or any health recommendation.

14. What's better, hemp or cannabis CBD oil?

Cannabis oil and hemp oil are the same substance. The term ‘Hemp’ describes the varieties of cannabis that are grown specifically for very low THC concentrations and the industrial uses of their derived products.

15. Is the CBD oil ordered online the real deal?

Ordering CBD online from a reputable source is the same as purchasing it in your local store.


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