Real Irish CBD Oil Users
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About Dr. Hemp Me
Located in Dublin, Ireland Dr. Hemp Me is the gold standard for confidence in the CBD sector. Due to extensive lab testing, and results readily available on our website, customers are guaranteed complete transparency from our CBD products.
Despite the fact that the CBD sector is rapidly growing, it is still a relative newcomer on the global food supplement stage. As a result, many CBD Oil products on the market are untested and made with low-quality ingredients, which is why our business is founded on transparency and testing results.
Every batch of our raw CBD oils is tested for metals, cannabinoid content, and even chemical and pesticide residue. As a result, our CBD consumers know exactly what they’re purchasing and, more importantly, taking on a regular basis.
Our mission is to quickly and efficiently supply Cannabidiol products to avid CBD users in Ireland & across Europe. Use CBD oils, capsules, cream and more to supplement your diet with hemp.
For more CBD information or if you have any questions please message our instant chat in the bottom right of your screen. Here you can find information on price, shipping information and more!
Do you provide Certificates of Analysis with every product?
Yes! Every batch of new CBD Products which enters our warehouse has undergone laboratory testing, not once but three times. We test above and beyond our competitors, not just for cannabinoid content but also for metals, chemicals, and pesticides.
The certificate of analysis is available on each product page on our site. You can read about lab testing in more detail on our dedicated Laboratory Test Page and use the QR Code on each product label to instantly read the relevant test reports for that item.
Can you give medical advice?
Afraid not! CBD products are classed as food or dietary supplements in Ireland and across Europe. This means that no medical claims can be made regarding their use to treat symptoms of health conditions. No medical effects can be attached to CBD products sold on our website.
For this reason we ask customers not to ask about using CBD as a treatment for any ailment or disease. If you are taking other medications please contact your doctor before taking CBD.
What we can do is guide you in the right direction to find the best CBD product for you to start with. We have years of experience in the CBD industry and a host of customer feedback which you can also view via our certified Trustpilot account.
Please message our instant chat to speak to one of our CBD experts about food supplements.
Does CBD have any side effects?
CBD oil is a completely natural product which means there is no side effects.
If too much CBD is taken which would be in excess of 200mg of CBD in one go, some may experience dizziness.
Unlike THC, CBD will not put you in a mind altering state so please do not worry you will not get high.
Just like foods at home or other vitamin supplements people have varying tolerances to CBD. Always start slow and increase gradually to let the body adapt to the supplement.
What is the legal status of CBD in Ireland?
If you’re a resident of The Republic of Ireland or you’re a tourist on a visit to the Emerald Isle, you may be wondering where you can buy CBD oil supplements. Now, before finding that out, and also understanding how to select the right type of oil, it would be a good idea to see if buying CBD oil in Ireland is legal or not.
Ireland's Stance on the Sale and Purchase of CBD Supplements
Despite the numerous health benefits CBD has been observed to offer, the legality of CBD is still in question in many places, and this includes Ireland. This type of CBD is marijuana CBD which also a high THC strain. Do not confuse this CBD with CBD from hemp. Hemp is a low THC cannabis plant which is why it is legal in Ireland.
To obtain high THC CBD in Ireland firstly Cannabis must be granted the status of medicine. However, in the eyes of the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), cannabis extracts and its derivatives have never been considered “medicinal products.” This makes it extremely difficult to trade in any cannabis-derived ingredient with high THC in this country.
In late 2016, the Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill was rejected in Parliament. It was then that the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, commissioned the HPRA to study the health benefits of cannabis, after sustained backlash from citizens and legal parties who were pro-medicinal CBD. The report, published in February 2017, provided ample evidence of the numerous health benefits that medicinal cannabis and CBD oil reviews, in particular, provide users. An announcement was then made by the Health Department to allow the legal use of medical cannabis; but only in select cases to treat patients with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and those undergoing chemotherapy.
When did Cannabidiol become legal in Ireland?
CBD oil has always been legal in Ireland however, the only type of cannabis derivative that is legal in Ireland is cannabinoids used as food flavouring agents or food supplements. The reason these supplements are legal is that most CBD food supplements are derived from the hemp plant.
How to get a hemp license in Ireland
Hemp, a type of cannabis plant, contains a significantly less amount of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). This makes it much safer and less psychoactive than other forms of cannabis. To legally grow and harvest hemp, growers must get sanction from the HPRA and must obtain a special grower's license.
Next, they must follow EU-defined extraction methods to derive the hemp oil and other natural ingredients; failing which they will be barred from selling their CBD products in the Irish market. For example, cold-pressed hemp oil is legal to sell in Ireland. However, hemp oil that is extracted using any other technique or which undergoes further purification or processing requires not just HPRA authorisation but also authorisation from the EU.
Novel Food Authorisation
Today, the legality of cannabis and cannabinoids remain in the grey area due to the novel food authorisation issue currently been lobbied in the EU commission by the Cannabis Trade Association. However, pharmacies and stores in Dublin have started selling CBD products which contain less than 0.2% of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). This is because of the recent amendments to Irish law, which have recognised CBD (hemp-derived CBD) as a non-cannabis product, making it legal. These oils and products must be developed according to HPRA and EU standards to be accepted in the market. Cannabis-derived CBD oil is still illegal in Ireland.
How to Buy in Ireland
When we talk of legal CBD in Ireland, we talk of hemp-derived CBD.
Today, Ireland has many dedicated stores and pharmacies which stock and sell CBD products. There are many specialised websites and online businesses which also sell CBD oil across the country. CBD hemp oil, extracts, soft gels, vape kits, protein powders and salves are some of the products that can be purchased.
While quality and regulatory compliance are the same online and offline, the major difference that you’ll find when trying to purchase CBD products in Ireland is that while e-commerce stores sell full-spectrum CBD products, the brick-and-mortar stores and pharmacies stock only CBD isolates.
Before you decide to buy CBD oil in Ireland, it’s important that you understand the fundamental difference between isolates and full-spectrum CBD to ensure you purchase a product that is right for you.
Isolates vs full-spectrum
CBD isolate is pure CBD. Once the oil, chlorophyll, wax and other ingredients are removed from the hemp plant, only a pure powder is left behind. This crystalline powder is called the CBD isolate.
On the other hand, is CBD derived using the entire hemp plant. This CBD is developed by retaining all the waxes, chlorophyll, other cannabinoids and oils present in the hemp plant. It is this type of CBD that contains trace amounts of THC (only up to 0.2%).
So, which is oil is better?
While it may seem like CBD isolate is more potent and powerful because of its pure CBD form, this isn’t true. Research shows that the benefits offered by the hemp plant’s other ingredients enhance the health benefits offered by the CBD. This makes full-spectrum CBD oil a much better option for patients. When combined, all of the ingredients inject numerous minerals, vitamins, terpenes, compounds, fatty acids and fibres into the body, which offer a myriad of health benefits. This helps patients experience faster and more effective relief.
However, since Ireland enforces extremely strict rules in the sale of CBD oil and products, you may have to settle for CBD isolates if you shop at the physical stores.
But this doesn’t mean that CBD isolate is any less beneficial. In fact, many users prefer the isolate because of the complete absence of THC. This makes the isolate perfect for users who have a very sensitive constitution and who may be physically unable to ingest the THC safely. It is also useful for sports professionals, armed forces, Gardaí officers, doctors and other professionals who wish to gain the medical benefits of CBD without worrying about THC showing in drug test results. CBD isolate can be mixed with a carrier oil like olive oil and grape seed oil and then consumed either directly, or used for cooking or baking.
What is the strongest CBD product you have?
Here at Dr. Hemp Me we specialise in providing our customers with a variety of high-potency products. This way the user needs less drops per dose as they move up our scale of potency.
The strongest CBD Oil we carry is 30% (3000mg)! Our CBD Oils do not go higher than 3000mg as after this level of CBD concentration, the formula can solidify making it difficult to impossible for the user to extract a daily dose. A massive 15mg of CBD makes up each drop of our 30% tincture. Just 3 drops per day is all you need!
So if you are looking for extra strength CBD look no further than our 30% CBD oil or 80% CBD Paste.
How long does it take to work?
It can take a few days for CBD food supplements to build up in your system. For some people the effects can be instant and for others it can take up to a week.
We do advise to take CBD everyday for up to 3 weeks during your diet supplementation.
What types of payment do you take?
Payment is easy with Dr. Hemp Me. We accept all major debit and credit cards issued within the EU. Examples of accepted cards are Visa and Mastercard.
Customers can also choose the Direct Bank Transfer payment option. When you place your order this way, our bank details will be sent to you for payment by bank transfer. We will send out your order as soon as the funds reach our account!
What is the Delivery Time within Ireland?
We strive to achieve next-day delivery on all orders in Ireland. Purchase your CBD product on any working day before 2.30pm and we will send it out for delivery the following day.
1-2 business days is our official timeframe for shipments within the island of Ireland.
What is the Delivery Time Outside of Ireland?
Delivery to European locations outside of Ireland is 1-3 business days. Delivery to the United Kingdom is 1-3 working days (No customs duties). Get your order in by 2.30pm Monday-Friday to have your package shipped out on the same day.
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