Cannabidiol is the main substance in CBD oil which is derived from the hemp plant. Unlike THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which you’ll find in some medical marijuana, CBD does not have psychoactive effects and does not cause a “high”. CBD products derived from hemp plants show no effects of abuse or dependance. Because CBD oil doesn’t produce psychoactive effects, it’s legal in the US and is becoming more widely available. With no evidence of public health related problems related with the use of CBD.
When it comes to cannabis medicine a number of factors determine how long CBD takes to work after being ingested. What is the symptom you want to relieve and how long before you feel the effects of CBD? What is the concentration of the CBD and the dosage? The biggest factor in our question is what is the method used to take it?
Our answer to this topic is quite simple “it all depends!”
Here are some of the factors that will determine both the effectiveness and the efficiency of your CBD medication.
Consume CBD through Vaping
Vaping CBD hemp oil is one of the most fastest methods of absorption and delivery. The vapors enter the bloodstream through the lungs, and the majority of users will start to feel the effects in about 3 to 10 minutes after vaping the CBD.
Consume CBD Sublingually
CBD oil taken orally or under the tongue (subligually) is preferred by many users due to ease and simplicity. This method is also a healthier alternative to smoking or vaping for lung health. CBD oil is placed under the tongue and allowed to be absorbed by the mucous membranes. Consuming CBD drops under the tongue is a very effective method of absorption giving the user relief within minutes.
Adding CBD to your food or drink is an easy, discrete and convenient way to take CBD oil because it can be added to just about any product. You can create your own edibles or there are ready made candies, cookies and even gummy bears in the marketplace. Always keep in mind that edibles and capsules work best on an empty stomach. If you’ve eaten just before consuming the CBD, the longer the effects will take to kick in. This process has to go through your digestive system first and then the liver needs to metabolize it until you feel any effects. The process can take from as little as 20 minutes to 1 hour before the edibles will start to work.
Topical CBD Products
Topical CBD products like lotions, creams and ointments are rubbed onto the skin and are absorbed by the cells directly underneath the skin. Without the side effects and dependance along with intoxication. Topical CBD oil offers relief to people suffering from chronic pain, dry skin, pimples, bites, sores and many more. Studies show that CBD topicals offer a tremendous source of protection and relief. CBD topical take a longer time to take effect but last longer as they are absorbed through the skin over a period of time.
Find the right dosage
Many people are eager to feel the effects of CBD oil quickly and may be tempted to take a large quantity in order to make that happen. Always start with a low dosage and
However, it is important to Start with a low dosage and gradually increase the amount. This eliminates the chance of any negative effects that might come from taking a sudden high dose ingestion of CBD oil.
CBD dosage depends on the users tolerance level their body weight, height etc.. as well as the method of ingestion. Start with low dosages and gradually increase giving time to your body to get used to the product. This will also give you a good idea on monitoring your symptoms to find the right dose quantity and time between dosages.