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FAQs

  • How does this differ from other CBD infused products?

    How does this differ from other CBD infused products?

    With AddCBD you’re able to customise and enhance your favourite food, drinks and cosmetics. Without the need to substitute products you already know and love, changing the way you add CBD into your lifestyle.

  • What is CBD?

    What is CBD?

    Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally derived substance used in products, such as oils and edibles which have been thought to aid in relaxation. Unlike THC (the major active ingredient in marijuana), CBD is a non-addictive substance found in hemp, that won’t get you high.

  • What is CBG?

    What is CBG?

    Cannabigerol (CBG) is an organic compound from the same family as CBD, extracted from the plant using the same process. Just like CBD, it binds to already existing cannabinoid receptors in the human body.

  • What's the difference between hemp and marijuana?

    What's the difference between hemp and marijuana?

    Hemp and marijuana are both varieties of cannabis, but their morphology, chemical makeup, and usages are very different. Cannabinoids (derived from hemp) are now globally recognised and accepted in multiple industries including; food & drink, wellness and cosmetics sectors. CBD and CBG are derived from the hemp plant, not marijuana.

  • Can I use it in hot food and cooking?

    Can I use it in hot food and cooking?

    Our CBD and CBG work best when added to foods and ingredients once they have been cooked and are cooling. Alternatively, you can add to ingredients that aren't cooked such as, buttercream, salad dressing, condiments or smoothies.

  • Can I take it during work hours?

    Can I take it during work hours?

    It's important to check with your employer, as rules around the consumption of CBD and CBG can vary.

  • Will it make me feel sleepy?

    Will it make me feel sleepy?

    Whilst everyone reacts differently to cannabinoids, both CBD and CBG are non-psychoactive. Meaning they won't alter your state of mind. If you're unsure, try consuming them in a scenario where it's safe or suitable to feel tired.

  • What does it taste like?

    What does it taste like?

    Each of our products have been created 'flavour-free', so that you can add CBD or CBG to your food and drink without compromising on original flavour.

  • I have a health condition, is this safe for me?

    I have a health condition, is this safe for me?

    That's a question for your GP. Please seek medical advice before using CBD or CBG.

  • Will it get me high?

    Will it get me high?

    Unlike THC (the major active ingredient in marijuana), CBD is a non-addictive substance found in hemp, that won’t get you high.

  • Will it make my skin oily?

    Will it make my skin oily?

    In the dosages we recommend, the amount of oil used, shouldn't affect your skins oil content. When using our products for the first time, begin with a small area of skin to make sure you're satisfied with the result.

  • If I add this to a liquid, will it separate?

    If I add this to a liquid, will it separate?

    Our products are oil based, mixing them with anything water-based will result in some separation. This can be avoided by shaking or mixing well when combining.

  • How long should I take CBD?

    How long should I take CBD?

    We’d suggest using CBD for a week or more before deciding if it’s for you, as CBD and CBG build in the system over time. BMI, metabolism, frequency, strength and dosage play a huge part in how CBD affects an individual.

  • How long until I see the effects of CBD?

    How long until I see the effects of CBD?

    This of course varies, dependent on the individual. It can take up to two weeks before seeing effects after first-time use. After this introductory period, you should start to see effects sooner, as the body becomes accustomed to consumption.

  • Can I 'AddCBD' to make-up?

    Can I 'AddCBD' to make-up?

    AddCBD products work very well with multiple make-up applications. Our only recommendation would be to avoid adding this product to anything powder-based. AddCBD is an oil-based product, turning a powder into a paste, spoiling the powder itself.

  • Does it stain?

    Does it stain?

    AddCBD may stain or mark cloth materials such as, t-shirts and tea towels. You should be able to remove these marks or stains with normal washing.

  • Can I recycle the packaging?

    Can I recycle the packaging?

    Both the glass bottle and pamphlet inside the box are recyclable.

  • Do AddCBD products expire?

    Do AddCBD products expire?

    Our Food Enhancer has a 'best before' of 12 months. The Cosmetics Enhancer needs to be used within 12 months of opening.

  • Can I use the 'food enhancer' as a regular tincture?

    Can I use the 'food enhancer' as a regular tincture?

    Thanks to AddCBD's versatility, you're able to use it as a regular tincture. It's even flavour-free!

  • Is it better to eat or apply?

    Is it better to eat or apply?

    Using CBD and CBG in foods is the fastest way for the body to absorb cannabinoids. However, if you have an area of the body you'd like to target specifically, our cosmetic versions might be the best option for you.
  • Is it ok to mix with 'oil-free' cosmetics?

    Is it ok to mix with 'oil-free' cosmetics?

    Mixing our products with oil-free cosmetics will mean they are no longer oil-free due to AddCBD's oil content. If you prefer to keep your cosmetics oil-free, we would recommend you avoid doing this.

  • Why should I buy 'AddCBD' over alternatives?

    Why should I buy 'AddCBD' over alternatives?

    With AddCBD you’re able to customise and enhance your favourite food, drinks and cosmetics. Without the need to substitute products you already know and love, changing the way you add CBD into your lifestyle.

  • Will it show on a mandated drugs test?

    Will it show on a mandated drugs test?

    Our CBD and CBG are sourced naturally from the hemp plant and won't appear on a 10-panel drugs test in the UK. It's important to seek advice before taking CBD or CBG, as test types may vary.

  • I'm an athlete, will it show on a dope test?

    I'm an athlete, will it show on a dope test?

    Check the rules, inclusions and exclusions with your sports regulatory board. If you're still unsure speak to an advisor.

  • Is CBD/CBG legal in the UK?

    Is CBD/CBG legal in the UK?

    CBD and CBG are both classified as non-psychoactive and are excluded from the 2016 Psychoactive Substances Act here in the UK. This means they are 100% legal. If unsure, please check with your local authority.

  • Does it contain THC?

    Does it contain THC?

    Our products are THC-free, lab tested to ISO17025 standards.

  • Can I add this to alcohol?

    Can I add this to alcohol?

    You may experience some seperation between CBD oil and alcohol however, this isn't cause for concern. You are still able to consume in the same way as normal, while reaping all benefits associated with CBD/CBG.

  • What strength do I need?

    What strength do I need?

    Start with the lowest measure, increasing daily until you achieve a dosage that works best for you. If using our food enhancer, we recommend you do not exceed 70mg per day, in line with FSA guidelines.
  • I'm already taking medication, will it affect me?

    I'm already taking medication, will it affect me?

    That's a question for your GP. Please seek medical advice before using CBD or CBG.