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5 Different Ways to Consume CBD

CBD Dabs

While you can dab CBD oil, they are more often intended for oral ingestion. CBD dabs are any CBD products intended for dabbing. They typically come in the form of wax or similar concentrates. Other common extracts you’ll see a lot of include shatter, budder, crumble, honeycomb, and live resin just to list a few. The consistency and texture vary depending on the type, thus providing a slightly different taste and effect to varying degrees.

Ointments and Creams

CBD ointments and creams are made by infusing cannabis flowers in oils and other substances which extract the active compounds. This is then blended into a topical product such as a lotion or even a balm, which you can rub on your skin. Creams and ointments are absorbed through your pores. While they are slower to absorb than tinctures or vape pens (topicals take roughly an hour to notice an effect) salves and even other topicals like bath bombs are perfect for muscle and other localized pain like joint pain. In fact, plenty of studies show CBD applied topically can significantly reduce joint pain and inflammation.

Patch

Cannabis pain patches are similar to nicotine and birth control patches, which are two of the most common transdermal patches available.  Theoretically, cannabis pain patches work by delivering a slow release of cannabinoid medications through the skin and into capillaries that allow the medicines to enter the bloodstream. Many of you don’t have time to take supplements every now and we don’t always remember the right time to take the next serving. This is a method that allows you to get CBD continually into your body. For first-time users, it’s a fantastic way to figure out if CBD is going to be a beneficial compound for your unique system.

Edibles

Patients who manage their pain and suffering from medical marijuana usually turn to CBD edibles to get the job done. CBD edibles are made by extracting the active cannabinoids out of a high CBD plant by heating it in oil or butter. Whether you order edibles online or in-person, the process can be simple, safe, and easy. As long as you make your purchase through a storefront or delivery service, the only thing you have to worry about is the quality and accuracy of your order.

Oil Under Tongue

Another popular method for taking CBD oil is to apply and hold it under the tongue so that the mucus membranes in the mouth can absorb CBD and the other active compounds found in CBD oil. This offers faster delivery because the CBD and hemp oil’s other natural constituents get to bypass the digestive system and metabolization by the liver.

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