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Cold pressing CBD involves the use of pressure and time to ‘press’ the natural oils from hemp. The most sought after compounds include the cannabinoids CBD, CBG and their acid states (CBDa and CBGa) with CBGa being the “mother cannabinoid” from which all others are created.
It is important to note that this should not be confused with hemp seed oil, which only utilises the seeds and contains a very low cannabinoid profile.
Cold pressing is a method used in the production of vegetable and plant oils, typically olive oil. During this process of using a press to gather the juice from fruits and vegetables, there’s minimal to no heating involved because the aim of cold pressing is very much about maintaining all the nutrients and properties that are beneficial to our health. Cold pressed CBD means you get a similar balance of cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids – all with just as much potency as they were originally intended to have.
Terpenes are organic compounds found in the plant world. They can also be found in herbs, fruit and even in wine.
Terpenes work well with cannabinoids because of how devoted they are to helping regulate certain bodily functions that typically experience deficiency due to modern living conditions or insufficient nutrition, which can affect social behavior, cognitive learning process and burnout rates linked to certain jobs.
It’s been said that synergistic effects of terpenes and other cannabinoids truly sets the cannabis plant apart from other plants in its ability to positively benefit overall health when consumed on a daily basis under optimal conditions.
The entourage effect is a well supported theory that all compounds found in cannabis work together to produce a better effect than when taken alone.
The interaction between all these compounds is referred to as the ‘entourage effect‘.
Research says that taking phytocannabinoids and terpenes together may provide additional therapeutic benefits.
A review of studies by the British Journal of Pharmacology found that taking terpenes and phytocannabinoids together may be beneficial for pain, anxiety, inflammation, epilepsy, cancer and fungal infection.
No, cold pressed CBD products are not considered Novel Foods.
Yes, we’re extremely proud to have produced a 2.5%, 4% and 5% pure cold pressed full spectrum cbd oil, which is now available for you to purchase from our online CBD store.
We have been working hard with our suppliers to formulate the strongest lab report possible and we are confident our new range is one of the best products available to purchase in the UK today.
All products sold by The Good Level are made from cold pressed oils and therefore outside of Novel Foods and are classed by the FSA as “Not Novel” due to their traditional status.