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20/02/2019
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RUNNING ON CBD Ultra-runner Louise Greenwood tests The Tonic

Exercise is good for us. Fact. But it does come with some side effects. Injuries. Soreness. Fatigue. It’s natural and expected for the body to sometimes respond to activity in a way which displays these symptoms. CBD can help in the recovery from exercise as well as performance. There are a 3 options for taking CBD that we would recommend; CBD oil, taken sublingually. This takes an hour or 2 to take effect and generally lasts around 8 hours. Try our 8% oil. CBD Water Soluble, which can be added... Read More

06/02/2019

WHAT’S IN YOUR CBD OIL? Terpenes – they are the little soldiers assisting CBD and holding their own

You’ll probably have come across the word ‘terpenes’ when googling CBD or reading the labels. We certainly use it in our product descriptions. It’s a vital part of the CBD oil, but what is it? Terpenes (aka terpenoids) are found in resinous oils of plants and play a vital role in their survival. One of these roles is to secrete aromas, it’s why flowers smell beautiful, it’s why cannabis smells the way it does and how different strains can be identified. It’s why animals know not to eat a poisonous... Read More

28/11/2018

CBD WINTER WARMERS | Get your glow on this winter with our CBD juice recipes

These are designed to help boost your immune system, aid detoxification, boost energy levels and give you a winter glow! Make sure you use Water soluable CBD when adding to juices and smoothies to ensure you get the full CBD dose into your system. Our 4% and 6% are water soluble BEETROOT, APPLE & GINGER 2x diced beetroots (get the cooked vacuum packed) 3x  carrots 1x apple 2x sticks of celery Several pumps of the  Water soluable CBD ORANGE, TUMERIC & GINGER 2x oranges 4x carrots 1x inch cube of fresh tumeric or... Read More

16/11/2018

MAKE YOUR OWN SUPER CBD SMOOTHIES | We explain why you can’t use traditional CBD oil in drink

There are many ways to take your CBD oil, sublingually (under your tongue), topically, vaping, capsules…and another option is to add it to your juice or smoothie to give it an extra health boost. It’s really important to mention straight away that ingesting traditional CBD oil is not the way to go. This is why CBD oil is administered sublingually, so the enzymes in your mouth can break through the carrying oil and the mucous membrane can then absorb the CBD compounds. The longer you hold it the more you absorb. ... Read More