Dayzed story

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About the team

At Dayzed, we know how confusing the hype around CBD is. What’s the difference between the many different CBD products available in Europe? Are they safe? Are they legal? Do they even work? As with any rapidly expanding market (the number of CBD users has been doubling each year since 2017), the quality is variable and it’s poorly regulated. CBD customers are as often disappointed as they are delighted.

That’s why it’s our mission to make your CBD journey feel good every step of the way, starting with a rigorously curated collection of products you can trust. At Dayzed, everything we source we thoroughly test in-house by our team, and we insist on the highest level of international lab testing from our producers, in addition we are meticulous in ensuring the validity and currentness of these reports – we’re looking for beneficial concentrations of high-quality CBD along with other high quality ingredients – and anything that doesn’t meet those standards doesn’t make it here. CBD’s expensive and we don’t want you wasting your money.

We keep on top of legislation around the world, too, so you know what you’re buying is 100 percent legal in terms of manufacture and sales. (For example, some CBD products available in Europe contain levels of THC, which makes them illegal.)

At Dayzed, we’re always clear about the origins, ingredients and benefits of our products, so you’ll be educated as you buy. And we’ll bring you up-to-date information and news about advances in the CBD field, enabling you to make well-informed choices that suit your different needs.

We also pride ourselves on our excellent customer service. Fast Europe-wide delivery and a friendly customer care team ensure a pleasurable experience from beginning to end. Meanwhile, we never stop scouring the globe for the best new innovations and manufacturers, so if it’s new and it’s good for you, it’s here. 

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About the method

We created Dayzed out of a passion for the green plant and the belief in CBD as a beneficial tool to health, wellbeing, skin, stress and sleep.

Dayzed is focused on demystifying the CBD and cannabis space, whether the history, the culture (we call this ‘cultivated culture’) and informing you of the latest and greatest products on the market.

We believe that the way you think about vitamins, your food and your overall health should be the same as you consider CBD.

FAQ

  • What is CBD?

    Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural chemical compound derived from the Cannabis plant. You can take it as a pill, sublingually as drops under the tongue, in tea or even smoke it in vape juice form, and it’s estimated that around three hundred thousand people in the UK are already using it, whether it’s to aid their physical health, their mental health, or simply to boost their sense of wellbeing as part of a natural health routine.

     
  • What’s the difference between CBD and THC?

    CBD and THC are the two most abundant of the many cannabinoids (active constituents) found in cannabis. Both THC and CBD interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system but elicit different natural effects. 

    One of the key things to note is the intoxicating differences between CBD and THC. The intoxicating effect most people think of when they think of cannabis is caused by THC cannabinoids binding and interacting with the CB1 receptors in your endocannabinoid system. 

    CBD, however, has a stronger affinity to CB2 receptors, meaning CBD can never cause a high, no matter how much is consumed. While it has no psychoactive properties, it’s able to deliver all sorts of beneficial effects that can be distributed throughout your body, relieving mental conditions like anxiety as well as muscle spasms, pain, and inflammation. 

  • Is CBD natural?

    CBD oil is made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plant, then diluting it with a carrier oil like coconut or hemp seed oil. It exists completely naturally in the cannabis plant. 

  • Are there side effects of using CBD?

    While studies are still ongoing, it’s been shown that a few possible side effects of CBD are:

    • Changes in appetite
    • Changes in mood
    • Dizziness
    • Drowsiness
    • Dry mouth

    CBD oil may also interact with several medications, including some types of anti-epileptic drugs.

    If you’re considering trying CBD oil, it’s important to discuss potential side effects and adverse reactions to any medications you’re on with your doctor. 

  • How is CBD isolated from the cannabis plant?

    There are many ways to extract CBD extractions from the cannabis plant. One of the most popular ways is to use CO2 as a solvent to extract the oil. This extraction process produces no residue so is considered cleaner. 

    Once the concentrated CBD is extracted from the plant, it must purify for a period of time, where any remaining plant particles are removed from the CBD oil. Once that process is complete, the manufacturer is left with pure CBD powder, which has trace to no levels of THC and is at a level that is 99% pure cannabidiol.

  • How do I know it’s safe to purchase CBD online?

    When it comes to purchasing CBD products, getting to know the brand is important. We do our part at Dayzed by taking the guess work out of it – we edit and test the brand out there so you don’t have to!

  • Does CBD help with anxiety?

    Research done on the relationship between pure cannabidiol compounds and anxiety have been highly promising. Studies have found that cannabidiol could reduce symptoms of social anxiety in people with social anxiety disorder (SAD). Brain scans of participants revealed changes in blood flow to the regions of the brain linked to feelings of anxiety.

  • Why do people take CBD?

    Research suggests CBD can help: 

    • reduce anxiety and depression
    • improve sleep
    • reduce seizures in people with epilepsy
    • soothe pain and inflammation
    • improve heart health
    • improve symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

    CBD consumption could possibly help with many health conditions, talk to your doctor about what will be right for you. 

  • Can I cook with CBD?

    CBD absorption is dramtically increased on a full stomach, so cooking with CBD is a great idea to maximise its threaupeautic effects. It is important to have the right carrier in your meal when ingesting CBD, as it needs to be infused into a fat or oil-based ingredient before it can be used in your cooking. That means ingredients like butter, ghee, or coconut oil. See this excellent guide on CBD cooking

  • Are CBD products legal in the UK?

    In the UK, CBD products are legal to buy, sell, possess and use as long as they come from EU approved hemp strains – plants with a low level of THC (the compound that gets you high). The UK government has set the maximum level of THC in CBD products as 0.2% – low enough that they cannot function as intoxicants, only health supplements.

    This means you get to enjoy the health benefits, whether it’s from tea, vaping, oils etc.

  • Will CBD get me high?

    The chemical composition of CBD means it carries no psychoactive properties; there is no ‘high’ commonly associated with THC. See ‘What’s the difference between CBD and THC?’ above. 

  • Is CBD addictive?

    NO.  At the molecular level, CBD is neither addictive, nor does it produce the ‘stoned’ effect that THC does. In fact evidence suggests that CBD could indeed be used to help combat the adverse effects of THC, such as cannabis withdrawal symptoms.

  • Will CBD show up on a drug test?

    Most CBD products are sold with only trace levels of THC so most consumers shouldn’t have a problem passing a drugs test.

    CBD isn’t tested for in UK drug tests and most work places aren’t going to have a problem with you using it as it has no psychoactive properties.

    Consumers that take full spectrum CBD products may fail a urine test for traces of THC. However, further testing such as a blood test, will show that the levels of THC from a full spectrum CBD product are not psychoactive.

    However, CBD users who also use cannabis may actually show higher levels of THC for a longer period of time than when using cannabis alone.

  • How do I take CBD?

    There are multiple ways to take CBD.  It can be ingested orally (i.e. swallowed) via tinctures, edibles, capsules or powder.  More cannabinoids are absorbed on a full stomach, so combining it with a meal is a popular choice!

    CBD oil can also be taken sublingually. Capillary-rich areas underneath the tongue, along the gums and cheek are very effective at absorbing CBD directly into your bloodstream. Again, CBD absorption increases almost five-fold if the person has recently eaten. 

    The quickest way to get CBD circulating through your system is through inhalation, but it also is effective for the shortest period of time. CBD oil inhalation can be achieved via vape pens and dabs.

  • What are the effects of CBD?

    Medical research continues in the space but many people choose to use it because of its pain relief, reducing anxiety and depression, and a host of other uses such as substance abuse treatment, anti-tumor effects and diabetes prevention. 

  • How much CBD should I take?

    The amount of CBD you should take depends on a range of factors, including: your body weight, the condition you’re treating, your individual body chemistry, the concentration of CBD in your product.

    There are a lot of variables that go into deciding how much CBD to take. Before trying CBD, be sure to talk to your doctor about an appropriate dosage and any potential risks, as well as how they would interact with any medication you are currently on.

  • Have there been studies done on CBD?

    Research on CBD is quickly picking up. There have been several studies (listed in this article) about CBD and its effects in terms of reducing social anxiety and its antidepressant power. It is also proving a promising treatment for other kinds of anxiety disorders, such as PTSD.