Hemp and CBD oils are available in many forms which is good news for consumers, if you struggle to take capsules then you could always use CBD oil tinctures instead, or try a CBD oil infused chocolate bar. There are many different ways you can take CBD and while more options are always a good thing it can make CBD a little confusing for people.
What’s the difference between CBD oil capsules and CBD tinctures? Is a particular form of CBD more potent and therefore more effective and fast-acting? These are all common questions and the answers aren’t always clear so let’s take a look at the different ways you can consume CBD.
CBD Oil Tinctures
Tinctures are one of the most common ways to consume CBD oil. Tinctures are simple to use, you simply drop a small dose under your tongue and come in a number of different flavours. Tinctures will almost always have an artificial flavour to make them easier to take, the natural taste of CBD is very bitter and tinctures can help alleviate this issue. Tinctures can also be mixed in with food and drink as well although it’s important only a small dose is used as they are quite potent.
CBD Oil Capsules
CBD oil capsules come in a variety of sizes and forms, some have added flavours like tinctures to make them easier to consume while others are more natural. Capsules are easy to consume for the majority of people and they are easy to take from place to place. Capsules are also reasonably fast acting and you can feel the effects for a long time but this will depend on the size of capsule you take.
CBD Oil Vapes
For CBD oil vapes like Sensei CBD are a reasonably new innovation and a good option for people already familiar with vaping. Vaping is believed to be a less effective delivery method though as you won’t absorb as much CBD when you vape. However, some people do prefer vaping when it comes to using CBD for recreational purposes.
CBD Oil Topicals
CBD oil topicals are a little more difficult to talk about because there is a huge range of them available. Topicals encompass CBD infused lotions, lip balms, skin creams and more. So, there really is no one rule in regards to how long they will last or how long it will take for you to feel the effects. Topicals do have a good reputation for helping with chronic pain conditions and inflammation because they are absorbed into the skin quicker.
Other Forms of CBD Oil
While the above are the main four types of CBD oil products they aren’t the only options you have. There are CBD oil sprays which are usually fast acting but won’t last as long although they are easy to take with you from place to place. And CBD edibles are also worth mentioning they are a great way to try CBD if you are new to it although they often won’t give you the full effects of it.