There are so many different ways to consume CBD its hard to wrap your head around. From edibles and CBD gummies to tinctures to smoking it the old fashioned way, there are different benefits that come with each method. So read on to learn some of the different methods and benefits that go along with them.
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1. Add CBD to Coffee
Combining your CBD consumption with your morning coffee routine will be a good way to ensure you take your CBD regularly. Combining these habits is not only practical, its beneficial as well! Its shown that CBD can reduce the jitters caused by an excess of caffeine intake due to its calming properties. Coffee may also increase your CBD oil’s bioavailability. This is because the absorption of CBD into the body is better alongside a fatty meal. So don’t skimp on the cream!
2. Take It Sublingually
Using a dropper to administer CBD sublingually, or under your tongue, is the most effective way to take CBD. The CBD absorbs into your mucus membranes and be quickly transported into your bloodstream. When consumed sublingually, CBD acts quickly and lasts longer than other consumption methods. Check out some of the health benefits that could benefit you by taking CBD.
3. Capsule Form
Taking CBD in a capsule may be the most convenient way to take your daily dose of CBD. It certainly is more inconspicuous than putting a dropper under your tongue and it beats the taste and texture of the raw oil. While this method is easy, there is a downside. Much of the effectiveness of the CBD is lost during digestion, so take a higher dose to compensate.
4. Topical Ointments
CBD does not always have to be ingested to be effective. There are many products available in the form of cream, lotions, salves, and ointments that are used to treat skin conditions or pain in the muscular system. Using CBD topically is a great way to target pain and reduce inflammation without having to ingest a measured amount of CBD.
5. Smoke the Flower
This method differs from the other methods of consuming CBD because the flower is burnt and inhaled. While you might feel like Cheech and Chong while smoking, flowers high in CBD will not give you the psychoactive effects that THC does. However, there are trace amounts of THC in the flower and this is where the beneficial effects come in. While smoking, the THC and CBD undergo a chemical process known as the “entourage effect.” When this happens, both of the compounds help each other and increase each other’s benefits. CBD will help amplify THC’s pain-relieving properties.
Find a CBD Method That Works for You
The best way to take CBD differs per person and by ailment. Try different methods and see what way works for you. CBD is beneficial and the effectiveness can be changed through different methods of consumption.
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