Ultimate CBD oil Guide: Step-by-Step Guide (2019)

How to choose a CBD product?

CBD supplement products have gained popularity in the market through the recent years because they offer solutions for a wide range of health problems. CBD products are available in capsule, gummies, oils, rubs, and CBD for your pets.

Cannabidiol (CBD) is an active compound present in the cannabis plant that allows you to get solutions for various health disorders. It is non-psychoactive and safe to use. In fact, the compound can do major wonders on the body that will allow you to live an active and healthy lifestyle.

We will help you determine what type of product will fit your lifestyle and needs.

Step 1: Choose the type of product

It is very important to consider certain things before buying a CBD product, it all depends on your conditions and comfort levels. For example, after reading our guide you think that a CBD tincture is effective for your migraines, you should always start with a low serving and increase as the results take place. 

We will discuss 6 of the most common products, what they are commonly used for, how to use it, and typical costs.

CBD Tinctures: 

What is it? 

CBD Tinctures, also known as CBD oil, is a mixture of raw CBD oil and a filler oil that is safe to consume (e.g. MCT Coconut Oil).

What is it used for?

Tinctures have a very concentrated amount of CBD, if you want to get a larger serving size (more than 25mg/serving) of CBD then you should use a CBD Tincture. We have a recommended serving size table based on weight in step 2.

How do I use it?

You simply place the liquid under your tongue and allow the CBD to soak into your system before swallowing. CBD naturally has an earthy taste, flavored oils will taste much better.

 

CBD Gummies:

What is it?

CBD gummies and other edible CBD products are the second most popular CBD product. Gummies contain a certain amount of CBD and have a great taste.

What is it used for?

Gummies taste much better than CBD oil and that is why it is a very popular product. Gummies serve the same advantages as CBD oil but are typically less concentrated.

How do I use it?
Each gummy contains a certain amount of CBD so you simply eat the number of gummies to consume the serving size you aim for. 

 

CBD Rubs: 

What is it?

Rubs are made by infusing CBD oil with a number of therapeutic herbs. Most rubs have different scents and ingredients so make sure to check the ingredient list before purchasing.

What is it used for?

CBD rubs are absolutely great for dry skin, arthritis, and inflamed muscles. It works by traveling through free nerve-endings and peripheral nerve connections to relieve pain.

How do I use it?

You simply apply the rub on the skin  Like most lotions, CBD rubs work within 15 minutes after application and benefits can last from 4 to 12 hours.

CBD Capsules: 

What is it?

CBD Capsules are one of the most convenient ways to get your daily dose of CBD. They have rapid & consistent absorption, easy to take, and don't have an earthy/hempy aftertaste. Capsules provide a high-potency serving of CBD with long-lasting effects. They are available in both gel and non-gel form.

What is it used for?

CBD capsules provide a discreet, suitable, and easy way to take CBD. Capsules provide an easy way to take your daily serving of CBD.

How do I use it?

Simply swallow the capsule with a glass of water whenever relief is needed.

CBD Isolate: 

What is it?

CBD Isolate is a white powder that contains only the CBD compound. It is the absolute purest form of CBD and is considered to be an all-natural product. Isolate is also the cheapest form of CBD.

What is it used for?

The most common use for isolate is creating your own recipes, making your own oil, and creating topical applications. 

How do I use it?

You can create a lot of different CBD applications with CBD isolate. The most common use is creating tinctures and rubs.

CBD for Pets:

What is it?

There are different CBD products for pets including biscuits, tinctures, chews, dog/cat food, and pills. You should be the judge on which CBD product would suit your animal.

What is it used for?

CBD has identical benefits for pets as it does for us humans. It is great for animals, it has been known to reduce separation anxiety, mobility issues, and panicking. We recommend reading why CBD oil is safe for pets.

How do I use it?

You will simply follow the instructions on the product that you choose. All of our products contain instructions and recommended serving sizes.

 

Step 2: Choose a Serving Size

The recommended serving for a 200 lb person is 20 mg to 33 mg and you can count the mg levels for every 10 pounds. 

Weight (lb)
Serving Size (mg)
100 15
110 16
120 17
130 18
140 19
150 20
160 21
170 22
180 23
190 24
200 25

Step 3: Choose a Brand

With so many brands to choose from it can be difficult to determine the right one for you. Not all CBD is created equal and some CBD is grown in unsafe environments with pesticides and toxic chemicals. Sometimes products on the market are untested and contain minimal amounts of CBD. Luckily, all of the brands we carry have been 3rd party tested and are guaranteed to not contain any pesticides or chemicals. If you need help deciding on a brand please call us or reach out via chat.

Other Questions: 

 

Does CBD Make you high? Does it show on drug test?

What is CBD? What are the benefits of CBD?

What is the best CBD oil?

What is the endocannabinoid system?

 

Previous article What is the Endocannabinoid System?
Next article Top 5 Health Benefits of CBD