CBD news articles and research from Goodbody.

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PTSD, Memory, and the Endocannabinoid System

This study looks at conditions such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as other conditions stemming from fear, stress, and anxiety, through the targeting of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH) to increase the efficiency of Anandamide’s (AEA) interactions with the ECS and different areas of the brain as a potential treatment for PTSD. Preclinical […]

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Diabetes Symptoms and Obesity: Can CBD help?

In this study pertaining to cannabinoids and their potential usage as treatments for obesity and diabetes, CBD was looked at with particular interest in regards to any additional health issues that can come as a result of obesity in sites that have ties to the endocannabinoid system, namely the liver and the heart, however CBD’s […]

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Sleep Issues and Anxiety: Study into the Potential Benefits of CBD

This study was looking at determining whether CBD helps improve sleep and/or anxiety in a clinical population. The sample initially consisted of 103 patients, however was reduced to 72 patients presenting primary concerns of anxiety (n=47) or poor sleep (n=25), where CBD was used as an adjunct to usual treatment. Nearly all patients were given […]

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CBD’s Effect on the HPA Axis under Stress Conditions

The aim of this research was to assess the effects of cannabidiol on different targets of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis under baseline stress conditions. Administered (5mg/kg, 15mg/kg, and 30mg/kg) 90 minutes before single restraint stress exposure, measurements were taken of alterations in the relative gene expressions of corticotropin-releasing factor in the paraventricular nucleus, pro-opiomelanocortin in […]

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Re-set, Restore, Rejuvenate: CBD and your Wellness

Many people consider health and wellness to be one and the same, and while they can impact each-other, they are still ultimately two different concepts. Health is more to do with a state of being, and how your body is operating, whereas wellness is more to do with your lifestyle, factoring in your surroundings and […]

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Anxiety: Can CBD Help You Find Calm Within Chaos?

In such a rapidly changing and connected world, being able to take a step back and breathe is a valuable ability to have, allowing us to diffuse stress and anxiety. It helps us to look at an issue from a different perspective, or allows us to mentally prepare for a potentially adverse upcoming situation. Unfortunately […]

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Finding Relief from Aches and Pains

Everyone at some point of their life will experience some aches and pain, and it could be because of a whole range of different reasons. For some of us, that would be a bit of joint and muscle pain after a workout, for others it could be stiff joints due to arthritis, or it could […]

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The Potential Benefits of CBD for Sleep

A good night’s sleep is considered essential to our health and wellbeing, and we all have our own evening rituals or habitual patterns, but are we getting enough sleep? Are we getting enough of the right type of rest? How big of an issue is insomnia? Sleep is an integral function for our body, allowing […]

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General Benefits of CBD

CBD has been reported to help people in a number of ways. From pain relief, memory, and sleep to name a few, there’s a chance that we could all benefit from CBD in one way or another. So with that being said, what are the main reasons why people are taking CBD, what do the […]

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Sustainable Wellbeing Must-Have Products For Autumn

Mental wellbeing: GoodBody High Strength CBD Oil Drops Something for the stress head who struggles to keep calm or switch off. GoodBody CBD comes in a variety of strengths so you can select the dosage suitable for you. I found the High Strength (10%) oil really helped me lock in more REM sleep (aiding my overall […]

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Goodbody Botanicals, Voted in second place by Cannabis law report

We are happy to announce that Goodbody Botanicals have been voted second place by the Cannabis Law report in the “top eight CBD brands on the UK market.” You can see the full list on the Cannabis Law Report website here : https://cannabislaw.report/top-8-cbd-brands-in-the-uk/  

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King’s College research on the effects of cannabinoids on lung inflammation

The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the anti-inflammatory effects of two of the non-psychotropic cannabinoids, cannabidiol (CBD) and Cannabigerol (CBG) alone and in combination, in a model of pulmonary inflammation. The results of the work suggest that the cannabinoids CBD and CBG in combination have significant anti-inflammatory activity in the lung. The […]

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Neuroprotective and Symptomatic Effects of Cannabidiol in an Animal Model of Parkinson’s Disease

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of chronic treatment with CBD (10 mg/kg, i.p.) on PD‐associated neurodegenerative and neuro-inflammatory processes, and motor deficits in the 6‐hydroxydopamine model. Moreover, the article investigated the potential mechanisms by which CBD exerted its effects in this model. CBD‐treated animals showed a reduction of nigrostriatal degeneration […]

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Use of Cannabidiol for the treatment of Anxiety

A macro-analysis of 49 different research papers (focusing primarily on animal studies) on the effects of CBD regarding multiple anxiety or stress-oriented disorders, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder to name a few. Preclinical evidence demonstrates CBD’s efficacy in reducing anxiety behaviours relevant to multiple stress and anxiety based […]

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CBD Bioavailability and Why It Matters

Wealth, friends, and even spouses, if lost, can be regained or acquired again somehow. But the body, once gone, will never come back- no matter how hard we try to revive the life that’s lost. Our bodies are essential vessels for our lives and experiences. Since we only live once, we make it a vow […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Swap Coffee for CBD

7 Reasons Why You Should Swap Coffee for CBD

Coffee has to be one of the biggest addictions faced by the human race! Indeed, according to the British Coffee Association, we drink approximately 95 million cups of coffee per day here in the UK It is thought that 80% of UK households own a jar of instant coffee for in-home consumption, and don’t even […]