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Managing Stress and Anxiety

In the digital world of constant doomscrolling, we’re more desperate than ever to find new ways to feel less stressed, and more focused. With the world on a hunt for new ways to find calm within the chaos, an increasing number of people are trying to CBD. A recent survey showed that 49% of millenials and Gen Z have increased their use of CBD oil since lockdown began. So why are so many turning to CBD? 


Let’s answer some of the main questions people ask and bust some myths you may have heard about this potential game-changer.


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What is CBD oil? 

CBD oil is made by extracting CBD (cannabidiol - a natural compound extracted from the hemp plant) and partnering it with a carrier oil, such as coconut oil or hemp seed oil, so that it can be better absorbed into the body.

Does CBD oil get you high? 

Unlike THC (the primary psychoactive cannabinoid in cannabis), CBD does not get you high.

What is the effect of CBD oil then?

Our bodies have an Endocannabinoid System: a network of receptors in our bodies that play a crucial role in regulating our optimal balance. This includes sleep quality, stress, anxiety, immune system, pain and inflammation. CBD oil can help you to feel like your best self.

Where does CBD oil fit into my day? 

Any and all of the time! Some people love to take it in the morning so they can start their day by finding a moment fo calm. Others prefer it as an evening ritual, to unwind after a busy day.

How do you take CBD oil, and how much?  

CBD oils are easy to take, simply place a couple of drops under your tongue, leave for a minute then swallow. Dosage is very personal, and like caffeine or alcohol, this is different for everyone. When trying for the first time. start a new ritual with a regular dose (15-30 MG per serve), note how you feel from this, and you can then dose up if you wish. You can mix it up with a delicious CBD drink if you prefer. For reference, TRIP drinks have a 15mg serve of CBD.

What does CBD oil taste like? 

While many CBD oils have a herbal, bitter taste, TRIP believes that CBD should taste as good as it makes you feel, and have created a range of oils with uniquely delicious flavours such as Wild Mint with Chamomile, and Orange Blossom with Chamomile.


Dr. Julie Moltke, a medical doctor with a focus on mental health, stress management, sleep, and the medicinal cannabis industry, found in a recent study that 75% of those that use CBD for stress relief, experienced benefits, as it “slows down the mental overload that comes with these conditions.”