Author Archives: CBD Oil Europe

Novel Foods – Cannabidiol, Cannabinoids & Hemp Extracts Debate

This article is a continuation of our previous article that explains how the listing for cannabidiol was changed in the Novel Foods catalogue in January 2019 and how this relates across the EU with regards to regulation and enforcement. It is intended to bring together different opinions and serve as list of resources for those […]

Should Hemp Extracts Be Considered Novel Food?

Hemp CBD Extracts Novel Food

Should hemp extracts and CBD Oil derived from hemp be considered novel food? This article is based on the recent presentation given by the EIHA – published with kind permission from Lorenza Romanese (EIHA Managing Director) You can read & download the full presentation here: Defining ‘novel food’ The EU defines novel food as […]

Cosmetic products and cannabis under the EC Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009

Cannabis Cosmetics Regulations

Cosmetic products and cannabis under the EC Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 What is a “cosmetic product” A cosmetic product is any substance or preparation intended to be placed in contact with the various external parts of the human body or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity, with a view exclusively or mainly to […]

Cannabidiol and the EU novel food guidelines

Novel-Food Guidelines Cannabidiol

Update: January 2019 The listing for Cannabis Sativa L. and cannabinoids have been updated and now read as follows: Cannabis sativa L. Common Names Kaņepe (sējas) (LV), Hampa (SE), Hemp (EN), hamp (DK), Hanf (DE), hennep (NL), chanvre (FR), cânhamo (PT), konopie siewne (PL), harilik kanep (ET), konopí seté (CZ), Cáñamo (ES), indiai kender (HU), ινδική […]

Cannabinoid Testing In Europe – List of testing Laboratories


Cannabinoid Testing In Europe If you are looking to get a certificate of analysis (COA) for your cannabis or hemp product we have compiled a list of the top cannabinoid testing laboratories in Europe. Whether you are a grower, producer, manufacturer,  wholesaler or retailer getting an accurate COA is important for you own legal peace […]

Food Supplement Guidelines for CBD Products

EFSA-Food-Supplement-Guidelines-for CBD-Oil-products

Food Supplement Guidelines for CBD Products If you are selling CBD products as food supplements you are subject to the guidelines set out by the EFSA (European Food Safety Authority). Avoid Medical Claims You must avoid Medical Claims (unless you product specifically allows this – read more about our CBD product range that can include […]

CBD Extraction Methods


CBD Extraction Methods In this video Adriaan will tell you about the CBD extraction process and the main methods used in the industry today. CBD, Cannabidiol is a natural constituant of the hemp plant. Adriaan explains about the 3 most important processes concerning hemp extracts: extraction, decarboxylation and filtration. You’ll find out why supercritical CO2 is […]

Business opportunities for Holistic Practitioners

holistic medicine cbd oil

If you are a holistic practitioner who is interested in using CBD as a healing modality we can supply you with wholesale finished products at a generous discount. We understand that you are on the front line dealing with patients questions and often have more experience than doctors in regards to cannabinoid therapeutics. We want […]

Laboratory testing – How CBD Oil is tested for purity & contamination

Lab Tested CBD

Laboratory testing – How CBD Oil is tested for purity & contamination Lab tested CBD Oil means you can trust that the manufacturer has undergone standard tests to ensure the product is exactly what it’s claimed to be. It protects you legally as a wholesale buyer but it does have it’s limitations, it’s often a […]