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10 ways to boost your mental health…

It is not revolutionary to say that 2020 has not been a good year. A worldwide pandemic, financial crash, and generous scattering of natural disasters have, among other things, made this an unusually strenuous year for most people. And with suicide rates increasing for the last two years, looking after our mental health has never […]

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Case Study: “CBD has helped me sleep”

“I’ve been using the 5% CBD oil drops for several months now after first trying Goodbody as a Christmas gift. My anxiety (especially since COVID) has been much much higher and was especially affecting my ability to sleep. Since using the CBD drops every day, I’ve been actually able to sleep through the night and […]

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Case Study: “CBD drops mean I can get on with life”

“CBD drops mean I can get on with life” – David, 85 and Drusilla, 76, are married and live in Somerset and talk about how using cbd oil has helped them. Drusilla Drusilla is very active but suffers with painful arthritis in both her hands and knees. As a result, her knuckles, especially on her […]

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Trial to test if Vitamin D protects against Covid

Image courtesy of Getty Images Scientists are looking for volunteers to take part in a trial to see if taking vitamin D can give the immune system a boost against Covid. People who join would be sent pills in the post to take daily for six months if a finger-prick test shows they are deficient […]

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Case Study: “I was sleeping through the night”

Sacha Byrne, 30, from Swindon has suffered from chronic anxiety, insomnia and migraines for years. She had been taking Escitalopram for anxiety, but it does come with side effects and was only partially solving the problem and since starting to take CBD oil drops things have got a whole lot better. According to Sacha, “I […]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Effects of CBD & Why They Matter

Inflammation. We’ve all heard of it, and we’ve all experienced it. Inflammation is hugely important for protecting our body from external threats and stimuli, including invasion by bacteria and viruses as well as dealing with damaged cells and other irritants. However, inflammation is increasingly also being seen in a negative light, given that overactive or […]

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Everything you Need to Know About Applying CBD Topically

Skin. It is the human body’s largest organ, and it is our greatest barrier against external harm and disease. It stands to reason that we should take good care of it. However, with eczema and outbursts, irritation and sunburns, dryness and chapping, our skin can often provide us with discomfort or make us feel insecure. […]

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Think Outside the Box: CBD Products to Try That Aren’t Oil

It’s hard to imagine that there’s anyone that hasn’t heard of CBD by now. Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, has become a health and wellness staple over recent years, owing largely to the innumerable potential health benefits that this tricky compound is increasingly being linked to. You’re most likely to have come across CBD oil, […]

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What is CBD Oil?

CBD (or cannabidiol to use its full name) is a cannabinoid that was discovered around 60 years ago. But what is a cannabinoid and where do they come from? There are around 113 different cannabinoids in total, and they all come from varieties of cannabis plants. Different types of cannabis plants have been used throughout […]

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Deciphering Cannabis: a Deep-dive into its Cannabinoid Constituents

Cannabis is a complex plant. Its chemical profile includes over 500 compounds and over 100 cannabinoids, with more being discovered each year. While research on cannabis has been rising steadily, there is still much that we do not understand about cannabinoids and the way they work with the human body. At Goodbody, we believe in […]

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Feel Good & Look Good: How CBD Can Transform Your Skin

Cannabis is a pretty powerful herb. It’s been used in every walk of life, from ancient Chinese and Indian ceremonies, in religions ranging from Shintoism to Rastafarianism, to fibres in the hemp plant that were used to build ships strong enough to help Christopher Columbus discover the ‘New World’. If this remarkable repertoire wasn’t impressive […]

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What does CBD do?

Of course, the biggest questions surrounding CBD at the moment are “What does CBD actually do?”, “How will CBD make me feel?” and “What can CBD help with?”. If you search the internet you are sure to find countless stories from people who swear by CBD to help with all sorts of problems, but is […]

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A Match Made in Heaven: The Sunshine Vitamin and CBD

Getting a sufficient dose of Vitamin D can be as easy as sprawling yourself out on a sun lounger by a pool in the south of France. Or even spending 5 to 10 minutes a day catching some rays in your garden. Basically, getting enough vitamin D can literally be a walk in the park. […]

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How to pick a product: a guide to CBD lab testing

For millennia, the hemp plant has served many different uses–from healing rituals to manufacturing ropes and biofuel. The plant’s most well-known association, however, remains the intoxicating drug marijuana, which derives its potency from the THC components of the female plant’s buds. However, THC is merely one of more than a hundred cannabinoids that naturally occur […]

CBD And Vitamin D – The Benefits

It’s widely agreed that sunlight is one of the most powerful forms of energy we have ever seen. People have been talking about solar collectors and harnessing this power for decades, and although the uptake on green energy has been slow, there’s always the old fashioned way – using our own bodies. For thousands of […]