There are 4 common ways to consume CBD

1. Sublingual Tinctures

2. Inhalation

3. Application / Balm

4. Ingestion

1. Sublingual

This is one of the most effective methods of taking CBD oil, where the user places some drops under the tongue and waits for 30 seconds before swallowing by. Some bottles have a spray and you can also spray in your mouth and wait for 30 seconds for it to be absorbed This method is discreet, effective, and gives you feelings of calm and well-being and the CBD is fastly absorbed.  

Pros of Sublingual Consumption

  • Easy to use and requires no extra accessories.
  • Discreet
  • It’s easy to control how much you use.
  • Long-lasting effects when taken this way.

Cons of Sublingual Consumption

  • Results may vary from person to person.
  • Some tinctures contain alcohol – if you’re trying to avoid this, look for oils made with vegetable glycerin. Our oils are pure and contain NO alcohol

2. Inhalation (Smoking/Vaping)

Inhaling CBD oil is one of the fastest ways to feel its effects, since it goes straight into your lungs and bloodstream.

There are two ways to inhale CBD: Smoking and Vaping.

Smoking CBD Oil

You can smoke CBD oil concentrate using a pipe which is similar to a water pipe also like a Shisha pipe commonly used in Arabic countries. It works by heating the “nail” (the chamber where you place the CBD oil concentrate), then putting the oil into the nail with a dabber (a small metal tool used to transfer the oil from the container to the oil rig). This produces smoke which is inhaled through the pipe.

Alternatively, you can smoke it by rolling a paper cigarette like a joint at CBD 0.2% THC marijuana or under.

Pros of Smoking CBD Oil

  • Highest concentration of CBD oil and fastest way to consume it.
  • Easily manage how much you consume.

Cons of Smoking CBD Oil

  • Smoking can be harsh on the throat and lungs.
  • High concentration can be more than some people want.
  • Requires additional tools (like an oil rig, dabber, and/or joint paper).

Vaping CBD Oil – The most common method

You can vape CBD oil with a vaporizer pen. If you’re new to vaping, a vape starter kit can be a great way to start out.

Vaping is a great alternative to smoking if you still want the maximum possible effect, but without the harsh feel of smoke in your throat and lungs.

Pros of Vaping

  • High concentration means maximum possible effects.
  • No harsh smoke to aggravate your throat and lungs.
  • Easily control your dosage amounts.

Cons of Vaping

  • The high concentration may be more than you want to feel.
  • Requires extra purchases (CBD vape pen and accessories).

3. Application/Balms

The next way to use CBD oil is through topical application – meaning, you place it on your skin in the form of a balm or ointment.

This method is probably the easiest as it doesn’t require any special tools or knowledge to use. Simply figure out the dosage you want then apply that amount of balm to your skin.

This method is best for sore muscles, migraines, arthritis pain and skin conditions like acne. You can apply the balm directly to any sore areas, such as a sore neck, back, or your feet. You can also apply it to your temples to help relieve migraines!

This method is probably the easiest as it doesn’t require any special tools or knowledge to use. Simply figure out the dosage you want then apply that amount of balm to your skin.

This method is best for sore muscles, migraines, and skin conditions like acne. You can apply the balm directly to any sore areas, such as a sore neck, back, or your feet. You can also apply it to your temples to help relieve migraines!

4. Ingestion

Last but not least we have edibles! Adding CBD oil to your food is a fun and easy way to take your CBD whilst preparing food and now there is the CBD Tea and Coffee. Unlike THC edibles, which are known to be too potent for some, CBD edibles (such as CBD gummy bears or lollipops) won’t cause any kind of psychoactive effects.

Aside from purchasing pre-made CBD-infused foods, you can also make your own CBD edibles, such as CBD-infused butter or pasta. Just be aware of how much oil you put in your food.

Note: Be careful about how much you eat! Effects from edibles can take 2-4 hours to kick in, so people often eat too much. It’s always better to wait a few hours and see how you feel before eating any more.

Pros of Edibles

  • Longest-lasting results of all CBD consumption methods.
  • Practically endless options of how to create (and eat) CBD edibles.
  • Also very discreet – you’re just eating something!

Cons of Edibles

  • Can take up to 4 hours for effects to kick in.
  • Getting the right dose can be tricky and takes some experimentation.

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