Should I take CBD oil for my anxiety? BBC Stories

Natalie, who has bought a bottle of Cannabidiol (CBD) oil online, has a few questions she wants answering before she decides whether to take it. On this journey Natalie meets a hemp farmer, a scientist and tests the product at a laboratory.

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We BBC Stories, are a group of journalists making films, long and short, with the younger audience (18-24) in mind. The idea is to tackle issues which concern and impact this group of people. So think about anything from race and identity to mental health, money and much more.

50 Comments

  1. mills7777 on November 23, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    i wouldent by it online, i got canabis hand and body cream 100mg or whatever? and it seams to be doing well for my psoriasis just saying. cure no but looks much better

  2. Lusia Elan on November 23, 2020 at 9:11 pm
  3. Godservative on November 23, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    600 mg CBD

  4. K on November 23, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    You can only import it.
    This means it is easier to tax.
    It’s a shame profit comes before the people.

  5. Kevin John Sloan on November 23, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    Does it work or not?? Please help??

  6. Brandon Denler on November 23, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    I’ve been using various CBD products for over 5 years to treat anxiety, but the only one that really works is Mima Remedies. The full-spectrum oil from Mima Remedies has been a life-saver, and it’s actually affordable at $0.06/mg of CBD.

  7. Brandon Reta-Cantu on November 23, 2020 at 9:15 pm
  8. Sabrina M on November 23, 2020 at 9:16 pm

    What did the researchers/producers do about the company thay had NO CBD OIL in its product? Why were they not named so ppl can steer clear of them?

  9. gxmxd on November 23, 2020 at 9:17 pm

    I don’t agree with calling it a supplement cause In that case thc is a supplement lol

  10. shmoo on November 23, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    That hemp farmer is hot

  11. Stu R on November 23, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    If you’re looking for a trusted CBD shop Herbaleyes.co.uk have a good range and great customer services

  12. D C on November 23, 2020 at 9:23 pm

    🎵I would do anything for no anxiety, but I won’t do that🎵

  13. Ourkid on November 23, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    For fuck sake. I was thought it was building up to her trying it. What an anti climax 🤦🏻‍♂️

  14. FD C on November 23, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    When the BBC, the high brand wants you to use CBD, then don’t use them. They never want you to be a cure. I use organic coconut oil + green tea and it is a powerful natural herb.

    I know a man who cures his memory problems, just by taking coconut oil.

  15. Govan,G51, on November 23, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    Wim hoff, scientific FACT
    https://youtu.be/qLh1QHdTbtE

  16. Aimee Seek on November 23, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    It is your body, and you know better than I do about what your pain tolerance is for illnesses and injuries.

  17. b4dmaash on November 23, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    This video is spot on, I use Caalmyn hemp oil – http://caalmyn.co.uk – it has hemp me reduce my anxiety especially during this covid19 mess.

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  19. garf guy on November 23, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    That scientist geezer looks like ed sheeran lol

  20. Heidi Kleindienst on November 23, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    People drink gallons of this stuff and she’s afraid of a drop. She’s better off staying away, given her caution.

  21. Sean Filips on November 23, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    How about you stfu anf try it…oh you know ppl need reasons to justify their jobs.

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  24. Bud & Tender on November 23, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    Before you purchase any CBD product….always check the Certificate of Analysis (COA) first✔. Any reputable CBD company will be able to provide a lab report for their products.

    Don’t just check for a potency test (CBD, THC etc), has it passed a heavy metals test? a pesticide test? a microbials test? mycotoxins test? residual solvents test?

    If you are taking CBD oil for health reasons, then you need to be sure it’s clean and safe to consume 👍.

  25. Jamie Isbitt on November 23, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    I find this video to be disingenuous simply because the reporting over cautiously states they don’t know enough about CBD to rule out the effects it has on the body, brain and how it interacts with prescribed medications and failed to indicate if they have yet found any of concern.
    This was just one UK researcher in one laboratory and the BBC either knowingly omitted the fact the extensive research into CBD has been conducted in many countries such as Israel for over two decades who have not found any long term irreversible adverse effects or the BBC researchers and reporters were not sufficiently knowledgable to report on a subject that could have a potentially positive life changing impact on individuals use of CBD by not only treating conditions successfully where other prescription pharmaceuticals have been prescribed that often require supplementary prescriptions to curtail the side effects of the original prescription. Studies do exist providing evidence where patients have actually reduced or successfully stopped the use of powerful prescription and harmful drugs through the use of CBD products.
    It is disheartening that THC is regarded as potential threat to health due to it’s psycho active properties . Research has highlighted many benefits of THC and in low doses above the UK threshold have many benefits known as the entourage effect.
    On a more liberal note there is no difference between recreational use or medical use. If you consume higher THC strains of cannabis you get the enjoyable effect of any intoxicant such as alcohol and still receive the health benefits preferably though oral application as opposed to smoking although the legal oxymoron allows another psycho active substance alcohol to be perfectly legal and sociably acceptable despite decades of irrefutable evidence showing the negative effects in regards to human health the economic and social strain to society despite cannabis existing in human society approximately the same period of time as alcohol.

    UK farming could be given a life line and increase UK GDP if the whole plant could be utilised as the flowers and seeds also make one of natures single most highly nutritious food source. Hemp seeds provide the full omega spectrum and quality protein comparable to that of grass fed beef. The East Yorkshire farmer provides straw for just two of the 50,000 known different uses. In addition to this hemp sequesters as much carbon per acre in 1 crop cycle as 20 year old trees on the same acreage whilst simultaneously improving the soil for rotational crops.

  26. Darnell Sproul on November 23, 2020 at 9:52 pm

    If you want you can learn how cure any disease just take WeedBorn CBD products.

  27. KK on November 23, 2020 at 9:52 pm

    She should brush her damn teeth and close her mouth cuz her chin is receding into the back of her head, maybe that would help with her anxiety and what not.

  28. Govan,G51, on November 23, 2020 at 9:53 pm

    Alzheimer’s, cbd , look that up,
    I could go
    But
    Know your place
    And
    Bbc
    Keep Spitting in the well.
    Toxic media .

  29. Mark Fishman on November 23, 2020 at 9:54 pm

    Omg . They couldn’t find a better looking girl for this video ? 🙄

  30. saitama on November 23, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    aswagandha is another indian herb that helps with anxiety. I think the rest of the world should know about this.

  31. pajtim pachuku on November 23, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    do u want no axiety anymore,,,,,stop using the damn phone,,,that radiation of the screen 37000wat it heats the brain and blocks gama transitters and lowers the seratonin,,,,,and make the brain so stress than the brain gives up working properly and sending your body wrong singals like physical axiety sad emotions and heart beats go up,,,,,,,stop the sugar 80 percent and walk 4 days a week at least 30 min in fast way,,,,use the phone 30 min to max 1 hours a day,,,and use regular laptop to do ur homerwork and connect ur social media,,,,,uv blockers glasses help the uv screen radiation to go on ur brain thru ur eyes,,,,,i guaranty 90 percent u do this ur axiety and depresion will go away,,,,,,and take cbd thc free like 900 to 1300mg power and take it in morning 2 to 3 drops and night for 2 months than stop it for couple week and see how u feel…..ur phone is ur invisible enemy for ur brain and neurones on ur brain,,,,STOP IT

  32. Goror x on November 23, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    The hell, just do it!

  33. nir4a on November 23, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    She is like "I have anxiety and depression, and I take chemicals that screw me up even more, and no I won’t take this natural product that can fix that all and make me healthier"

    Good luck!

  34. dominic alexander on November 23, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    I thought cbd oil was just another gimmick. Everyone usually jumps on the bandwagon to these sort of things. However after trying it for myself, i use it everyday now. I came across this website https://cbdtornado.com and it’s really helped me pick the right one

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  38. Oliver Livesey on November 23, 2020 at 9:59 pm

    I tried some greenjungle.co.uk CBD oil and it definitely helped me with stress/ anxiety

  39. Jim Jam on November 23, 2020 at 10:02 pm

    Nothing compares to making it yourself. Buy hemp plants online, make butter, and fuck getting sold shit

  40. JayBenny77 on November 23, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    Thanks for the inconclusive conclusion! 😕

  41. Khaos969 on November 23, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    I didn’t know I had anxiety until I took CBD oil…. I was like "whats going on here I don’t have that worried feeling in my stomach anymore" it was that obvious.

  42. Shannon O'Sullivan on November 23, 2020 at 10:05 pm

    I had been using sertraline for 4 years and while it did help initially the effects wore off after a few months. I stayed taking it as I felt I needed to be taking something. Slowly my body became very fatigued and tired which made me not want to leave the house never mind the anxiety of leaving the house. About a year ago a friend of mine was diagnosed with cancer and in my research of cannabis oil, I also saw it could help with anxiety. I bought my first bottle a year ago (Dr. Hemp Me 10% CBD oil to be precise) and my whole life has completely changed. I am back working and more importantly socialising with friends. I do still get small amounts of anxiety sometimes but nothing that I cant power through. I have also been using the oil in conjunction with the Wim Hoff breathing method and cold showers and I urge others to try these methods before going down the route of prescribed medication.

  43. Shanti Matahari on November 23, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    CBD is really amazing but for anxiety, energy, pain management and stress kratom is even better!
    I have tried every kind of kratom here in Indonesia and there is no question about it that the original wildly grown one is every way better than those farmed one´s and basically every kratom in the market is farmed one. Here is one local project called Borneo Energy that is sourcing only this wild grown kratom (and Tongkat Ali). It makes more work compared to harvesting it from the farms but this is more nature-friendly, because kratom farming is destroying some areas from the important rainforests. So with all reasons I recommend this one, can find it from borneo.energy

  44. thisthingofours on November 23, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    What an utterly pointless 12 mins that was.

  45. Cannon Fodder on November 23, 2020 at 10:07 pm

    She didn’t even try it 😂

  46. steward on November 23, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    The dumb part in all of this is thc is known to cure cancer. “Rick Simpson oil” it is known as. U r taking the thc out and only leaving in cbd. That’s like asking men to join the army and chopping their legs off saying we only need ur arms. Leave it in its natural form. It has its own benefits. Governments are run by dumb arses

  47. Carl Lineberry on November 23, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    Glad to find a legit source for cbd oil that is water-based. Helped me in tons of ways

  48. Ryan on November 23, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    Another way for big pharma to make £ by using placebo effects

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