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Your guide to the best CBD oils

22 May 2023 • 12 min read


Intrigued by the naturally innovative world of CBD oil, but not quite sure where to start?

We’ve put together a guide on the best CBD oils, including real reviews from our customers, to help you find one that will suit you.

First things first, what is CBD oil?

CBD oil, cannabidiol, is naturally present in hemp plants that are cultivated for nutritional use. It’s made by transforming hemp flowers and leaves into a ‘paste’ and extracting the CBD from it.

Is CBD safe to use?

Yes! Here at H&B, we wouldn’t sell something that is likely to harm you. The World Health Organisation’s 2018 Critical Review Report on CBD reports that CBD is has a good safety profile and is generally well tolerated.

All of our CBD products are below the maximum dose recommended by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) in 2020.

What is the best CBD oil dosage?

If you haven’t used a CBD oil before, it’s recommended that you start with a lower potency product and a smaller dose.

Then, feel free to increase it bit by bit over a period of time, until you find the best dose for you – making sure to never exceed the daily allowance stated on the product label.

1. The best CBD oil for beginners

Holistic Herb Premium CBD Oil Single Strength

Key benefits:

  • Absorbs fast: unique micro-emulsified CBD does not degrade in the stomach and reaches the bloodstream complete
  • THC free: 100% free of the psychoactive compound THC
  • Modest dose: this CBD oil isn’t too strong (1.4mg of regular CBD oil per drop), so may be a good place to start for first-time users
  • What our customers have to say:

Izzy196 - Good - 4/5 stars
"Good, tastes better than many other oils. I have to every morning, hardest thing is getting into it!"

Jeb1 - Excellent - 5/5 stars
"This is a Excellent product, will definitely buy again."

SWHerts – Premium CBD oil. First Time Buyer – 5/5 stars
“As a first-time buyer of CBD oil, I decided to try the ‘premium’ brand low dose oil. Easy to use, no leakage and no unpleasant taste. I would recommend this product."

2. The best CBD oil for regulars

Jacob Hooy CBD Oil 5%

Key benefits:

  • Stronger dose: if you want a slightly stronger CBD oil, this one could be for you (2.1mg of regular CBD oil per drop)

What our customers have to say:

Polila – Like a cherry on top of the cake - 5/5 stars
“It gives simple things this extra special feeling. Great addition to green and fruity teas also salads.”

3. The best CBD oil spray for minty fresh breath

Holistic Herb Premium CBD Oral Spray Single Strength Mint

Key benefits:

  • Fresh taste: hate the taste of hemp? Try this minty spray instead for fresh breath + CBD!
  • Absorbed faster: like the Holistic Herb oil mentioned above, the CBD in this spray is micro-emulsified, meaning it doesn’t degrade in the stomach for enhanced transport into the bloodstream
  • Stronger dosage: each spray contains the equivalent of 4.95mg of regular CBD per dose
  • THC Free: every batch is tested to ensure there is no THC present (0.000%)
  • Can use out and about: a quick spray under the tongue and you’re done! This CBD spray is perfect for use ‘on the go’

What our customers have to say:

REGT – CBD mint flavoured spray – 5/5 stars
“Effective and controllable. The mint flavour is subtle and pleasant.”

GD1968 – Refreshing mint taste – 5/5 stars
“I bought this in store and i am a regular CBD user. It has a refreshing taste which is what I was looking for as I do not enjoy the normal taste of CBD, also liked the plastic seal around the cap which gave me comfort that it could not have been tampered with.”

RachL123 – Exceeds expectation – 5/5 stars
“Bought this as I didn't like the taste of the normal oil. The mint taste is really nice and fresh and has no unpleasant aftertaste. Will definitely be using this from now on.”

4. The best tasting CBD oil spray

Love Hemp CBD Oil Spray Raspberry or Orange

Key benefits:

  • Great tasting: with the choice of orange and raspberry flavours, these sprays are a tasty alternative to natural-tasting oils (if you like that sort of thing!)
  • Mild dose: each spray contains 2mg of CBD, so you can start small and build up your dosage slowly
  • 100% THC-free: the hemp extract used in this oil is certified 100% THC free and are non-psychoactive
  • Full spectrum: these sprays contain a full spectrum of cannabinoids, terpenes and phytonutrients

What our customers have to say:

Tommy200 – Great tasting spray, more convenient than oils – 5/5 stars
“Really like these, I spray under the tongue so it’s nice to have some better flavours and I can keep it in my bag. Really fast delivery as well.”

Jackster - Lovely Orange Taste - 4/5 stars
"Pleased with the taste and the spray delivers the product well"

Still curious about what customers think of CBD oil?

Discover CBD oil reviews from people who have taken it in capsule, liquid and other forms - plus what Jacob Hooy, one of the best-known CBD suppliers, has to say about them!  

Here at H&B, we only sell CBD that meets our highest standards for purity, quality, and safety, as backed by leading trade associations (HFMA & EIHA) and expert laboratories so you can find the CBD you can trust. And in the format, flavour and strength you want too.
The advice in this article is for information only and should not replace medical care. Please check with your GP or healthcare professional before trying any supplements, treatments or remedies. Food supplements must not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

Last updated: 15 July 2021

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