Experts in botanical ingredients turn their attention to cannabinoids 

It’s not often you come across a company in the CBD world that has four decades of history. Susanne Caspar, Chief Executive of Linnea talks about succeeding in the botanical ingredients business and opening the doors to cannabinoids.  Located in Switzerland, Linnea has been delivering botanical ingredients to the pharmaceutical, food and cosmetic industries across […]

Goodbody Health’s Polish arm, Sativa Wellness, on ‘ultra-pure’ CBD

how 'ultra-pure' cbd is made from hemp

Cannabinoid Insight ‘met’ Dr Krzysztof Wojtanowski in March by video link. With the head office based in the UK, Goodbody Health has acquired Sativa Wellness, in Bilcza, south-central Poland, where the main focus is on the production of ultra-pure CBD isolate and broad-spectrum THC-free distillate. Both are compliant with ISO 22000 Food Safety Management procedures. […]

Can CBD put a pin in hair loss? We asked a scientist

Finding an effective cure for baldness or hair loss has always been a hot topic of study. Following a growing interest in cannabis-based products for hair loss, we asked Isabel Litwin-Davies, senior researcher at Britannia Life Sciences to investigate. According to the US National Library of Medicine, more than 50% of men over the age […]

Planning to attend a CBD expo this year? 5 trade shows in the UK to add to your calendar

CBD expos are making a comeback in 2022 as the business world bounces back following two consecutive years of cancellations.  One popular exhibition centre in London was even converted into an NHS Nightingale hospital, providing essential support to the healthcare system in the capital at the height of the health emergency.  From choosing the right […]

Everything you need to know about CBD vapes

Vaping has enjoyed a rise in popularity in the UK in recent years. There are an estimated 3.6 million British adults who have successfully taken up the habit as a means to quit smoking, according to a 2021 report from Action on Smoking and Health.  Vaporisation has also emerged as a way to consume cannabinoids […]

How safe is CBD?

Widely available in an array of formats across the wellness category, the rise of this hemp extract in consumer products begs the question – how safe is CBD? Years of consumption of CBD have provided a wealth of information about safety. – Toxicology expert, Dr Paul Duffy Skincare and cosmetics When it comes to applying […]