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The different forms of CBD oil application - a guide for beginners

12 May, 2022 by
The different forms of CBD oil application - a guide for beginners
Alina Hryn

When you first receive your CBD oil, you may be thinking... How do you actually take it? Read on to find out. Whether you are new to the subject or have been taking CBD oil for a while, figuring out how to take CBD oil without proper guidance can be very confusing at first. The quality of your Reakiro CBD oil, how you take it, your height and weight, and why you take it are all things that can affect your ideal daily dose of CBD. Even authorities like the FDA in the US have not proposed a standard dose.

This can be a problem as many people use CBD oil to promote their general well-being, but often hesitate or worry when they realize they don't know what dose of CBD to take, or possibly even, how to take CBD oil!

You will be glad to know that you have landed on the right page if you have ever searched for answers to the following questions:

  • How to take CBD oil drops?

  • How Much CBD Oil Should You Take?

  • How long does it take for the CBD oil to take effect?

SO WHAT DOES THIS GUIDE SAY?

We will now deal with the following topics and questions in the following article and answer them for you:

Is CBD oil safe to use? - CBD oil effect and application

While more and more research is showing the effectiveness of CBD, it's important to remember that CBD is a natural herbal supplement and should not be viewed as an alternative or replacement for traditional medication. That said, CBD oil is incredibly safe and risk-free, meaning if there's a chance it might help with your illness or condition, especially if you've been struggling with it for a long time, it's almost always worth a shot.

To ensure that the CBD you are using is as safe as possible, you should look for high-quality, natural products that:

  • contain no pesticides, fungicides or other harmful chemicals

  • are completely free of GMOs

  • tested to high standards in the laboratory

Any brand that doesn't state that it's organic, pure, and well tested is probably not something you want to put in your body. The most commonly reported, and possibly the only common, side effect of taking large amounts of CBD is drowsiness. We recommend not driving or operating heavy machinery when first taking CBD, at least until you know what dosage is right for you. We recommend that if you are nervous that you take CBD oil for the first time over a weekend or any other time that you can avoid having to be anywhere. So you can relax and see how the CBD oil application is for you.

How much CBD oil should I take? - Hemp oil CBD application

Many brands online often recommend standardized doses, such as "put one drop of CBD oil under your tongue per day" or "eat two CBD gummies per day". But it's actually impossible to specify a "one size fits all" CBD oil dose in this way, for the following reasons:

  • There are no regulations on how much cannabidiol a CBD product must contain, which means the concentration of different products varies widely.

  • Our receptors for the endocannabinoid system are different, so the amount two people need to ingest to get the same amount can be wildly different, even if they are the same height and weight

For example, we offer our Reakiro CBD oil in a broad spectrum and 16.7 mg CBD per serving, but we also carry Reakiro CBD oils that offer full spectrum and 25 mg CBD per serving. These are some of the CBD richest Reakiro CBD oils we carry, but of course we also offer you the choice of getting the same oils in lower dosages of CBD per serving. You are welcome to find out more about this on our website or ask us directly via the contact form, email or our social media channels. We look forward to advising you personally.

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Now you must be wondering: With all these variables, how do you know how much CBD oil to take?

Well, the most effective way to find the best dose of CBD for you is to start small and gradually increase the dose until you find the effects that work best for you. The reason is that what works for one person may not work for another, even if both are of the same weight and trying to treat the same condition.

Regardless, a good general dose of CBD to aim for is around 1-5mg per 5kg of body weight. So for example if you weigh 70kg you should start with around 14mg per day and increase the dose by 1-3mg per day until you find the right point.

While there are CBD dosage calculators that can give you a fairly accurate starting point based on your answers to certain questions, even they can't be more accurate than testing dosage and finding what works best - there are just too many variables . So now you know how to calculate your approximate perfect dose of CBD, it still ends up being mostly slow individual trial and error to find the right dosage.

How should I take CBD oil tinctures? - Hemp oil CBD application

CBD oil drops

CBD oil drops or tinctures are one of the most popular and easiest ways to take CBD. That's because it's the easiest way to track how much CBD you've been ingesting. It is also the method that offers the highest level of CBD bioavailability. Since most e-liquids only contain CBD and no other cannabinoids, taking CBD oil is believed to have the fastest and most thorough effects. 

But how should one take CBD drops?

It is best to simply leave the drops under your tongue for 1-2 minutes before swallowing. This is because CBD is absorbed into the bloodstream faster under the tongue than through the stomach.

Most good Reakiro CBD oils and products will list exactly how much each drop contains. This is important to know because any product that doesn't do this may be trying to hide a low level of CBD.

Luckily, when you choose one of our products, it's easy to find out how much CBD is in each drop. All you need to know is that the average droplet size is 1ml. This means you can simply divide the total CBD content in the bottle by the total number of ml in the bottle to find out how much CBD is in each drop. In summary, with this simple formula:

[TOTAL CBD LEVEL] / [TOTAL BOTTLE VOLUME] = [CBD PER DROP]

Taking CBD oil drops is our recommended way of consuming CBD because it's easily measurable and less likely to be mixed with other ingredients like e-liquid can be.

How can I vaporize CBD oil in a vaporizer? - CBD aroma oil application

CBD is often vaped to promote sleep and relaxation, or as an aid to smoking cessation rather than to treat a specific condition. For this reason, if you want to vaporize the CBD oil by using CBD aroma oil, you should find out your ideal daily dose yourself.

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However, if you want to keep track of your dose and improve it over time, you can start by measuring the amount of CBD in each drop, as we described for CBD drops above. Once you know this, it's easy to work out how much CBD each tank contains, which then also makes it that much easier to keep track of how much you're vaping each day by noting how often you refill the tank.

This is something to monitor over time, as it's easy to treat CBD vaping as a regular habit, like smoking, and forget that you're doing it primarily for the benefits. Luckily, there is no risk of overdose with CBD, so while over-consumption can be a waste of money and no longer beneficial, little else is likely to come of it.

How long does it take for CBD oil to work? - CBD oil effect and application

This is a very common question because it's easy to take a single dose and not notice an immediate difference and then conclude that CBD isn't helping. Since CBD is a wellness product that promotes homeostasis and not a drug, don't expect instant relief.

However, many people actually report that they feel a quick effect from using CBD oil. So again, this seems to be something that varies from person to person depending on their endocannabinoid system.

We would recommend taking CBD daily for 2 weeks initially. During this time, make a note of how you feel and give a rating on a scale of 1 to 10 each day for how you feel. At the end of the two weeks you may notice a significant improvement. In this case, you should of course continue taking CBD oil.

 taking CBD daily

However, if you see little improvement or are unsure if there has been any improvement at all, you can try increasing your CBD intake and monitoring your well-being for a further two weeks. This can make the difference clearer, and if your wellbeing worsened when you stopped taking CBD oil, you can also use that as a reason to keep going.

How can I find a trustworthy CBD oil product?

When it comes to deciding how, in what dosage, and how often to take CBD oil, this is arguably the most important factor of all.

The explosion in popularity of CBD has resulted in countless brands springing up using different starting materials, meaning there can be a number of differences, including:

  • The quality

  • Amount

  • State of the CBD

With our Reakiro CBD oils, we use the latest innovations in extraction processes to ensure the oil is clean and pure. As an added security measure, each batch is tested by a third party. Reakiro is an award-winning European HACCP/GMP certified manufacturer and supplier of full-spectrum and broad-spectrum CBD. The products are exclusively extracted, formulated and prepared in GMP certified facilities in the EU. The CBD oil is carefully crafted from the finest Spanish and Lithuanian hemp, naturally grown, free from synthetic chemicals, additives and other impurities. This high-quality hemp is then shipped to Poland, where it is processed into our popular Reakiro CBD oil. For all of our products, you will find extensive information on the respective product page of each CBD product as well as the laboratory reports from the aforementioned independent third party.

Can I overdose on CBD? - Is CBD oil safe?

All of this uncertainty and lack of a simple answer to the question of dosage can lead to overdose worries and even discourage some readers from using CBD. No lethal dose of CBD has ever been recorded and it has even been established that people can consume up to 1500 mg per day without consequences, so we can definitely put your mind at ease on that score.

There is a possibility of some mild side effects and you should stop taking CBD immediately and consult a doctor if affected. But even these potential side effects are rare, and in fact represent the worst-case scenario when an "overdose" occurs:

  • Low blood pressure

  • Dry mouth

  • dizziness

  • sleepiness

So, if there is anything you should take away from this guide, the advice is that slowly and mindfully adjusting your dosage until you find the perfect balance is the best and most reliable way to determine your perfect dose of CBD oil use.

Can I get addicted to CBD oil?

We get asked this question regularly. It's perhaps not too surprising, either, given the cannabis plant's illegal history. However, the answer is still a resounding no – CBD use cannot produce any physically addictive properties. So, in conclusion, the use of Reakiro CBD oil cannot cause cravings, dependency, withdrawal or other symptoms of addiction.