Understanding the Different Types of CBD Products

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(Newswire.net — December 2, 2020) — Today, CBD industry is constantly expanding while more types of CBD products are created all the time. And thanks to the various endocannabinoid receptors in the body, there are different methods to deliver CBD in your system. 

Ingesting CBD infused edibles, putting CBD oil under your tongue or applying CBD cream directly on the skin – there are many reasons why increasing numbers of people love CBD. Let’s shed light on some types of CBD products and how they are used.

CBD Tinctures

Tinctures are the most conventional form of CBD available on the market, which is known to be most effective when ingested. This can be done by dropping a couple of drops on or under your tongue. It is advised that one should not swallow the liquid right away to increase bioavailability. 

CBD Capsules

CBD capsules, tablets or pills are a great way to add to your diet as a daily supplement. Compared to tinctures, the capsules are much easier to take. All one needs is water with which it can be swallowed as directed by a physician. Capsules typically offer 10-25mg of CBD.

CBD Concentrates

Compared to other CBD products, concentrates contain the strongest dosage of CBD. Averagely, concentrates can include up to 10 times of CBD than capsules and different types of CBD products. Due to the convenience in the use of concentrates, they have become the most popular among users of CBD. It is taken by dropping a few drops under the tongues and ingested slowly just like the tinctures.

CBD Topicals

There is evidence of CBD having some benefits in terms of skincare. Hence some manufacturers produce different skincare products such as CBD cream, lotion, salve, lip balm and many others. CBD topicals are also known to help with chronic pain, inflammation, acne, psoriasis, cancer treatment, anti-ageing, and so on. Such products are used similarly as any ordinary skincare products. It should be generously applied to the part of the body that could benefit from the topical solution.

CBD Sprays

CBD sprays are sprayed directly into the mouth; they are typically the weakest in terms of concentration among the types of CBD products. Typically the concentration of a CBD spray ranges from 1-3mg.

CBD Vapes

Although there are concerns as to the side effects of vaping CBD, it is also believed that smoking or vaporising CBD vape oil has fewer effects when compared to other methods of administering CBD, such as tinctures, capsules and sprays.

On the other hand, some argue that smoking or vaporising can be more effective and produce quicker results because it has fewer drawbacks than taking it orally, since ingesting CBD orally can lead to inconsistent absorption and a delayed positive effect. CBD vape oils come in the form of e-cigarettes, vape pens and vaporisers.

Measuring Your Dose

Often, the recommended doses written on the packages of CBD products reflect the concentration of CBD that is present. However, other factors that will help determine what dosage is right for you can include:

  • Your unique chemical makeup;
  • Your weight and age;
  • The positive effects you are hoping to receive from CBD use.

On top of this, not all products list how much CBD is in each serving. As with most changes, it is best to start small and adapt to the results until you experience the desired effect. For a fool-proof option, speak with your doctor for accurate advice.