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Can You Take CBD Daily?

You’ve probably heard from multiple sources that taking CBD could help you live a better, healthier lifestyle. While the evidence that confirms it is not yet conclusive, most frequent consumers like to keep a regular CBD routine.

The issue then becomes; how much CBD oil should I take daily?

Although the answer is a bit ambiguous, there is an answer to the question. Keep reading to learn more and find out how much CBD you should take daily and whether or not you should.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

How Do I Use CBD?

How Much CBD to Take Daily?

Can I Vape CBD?

How Long Does CBD Stay In Your System?

Can You Use CBD Every Day?

Can You Combine CBD With Other Drugs?

How Long Does CBD Take to Work?

Wrapping Up

How Do I Use CBD?

The good news is that you have tons of options to choose from. Because of the extensive number of ways CBD can be extracted, how flexible and soluble the compound itself is, it can be used as raw material for an ample array of finished goods.

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a naturally occurring compound found in cannabis. More specifically, it’s a cannabinoid, a component exclusive to cannabis. 

Contrary to popular belief, not all cannabinoids are psychoactive. Only one cannabinoid from a list that spans more than 113+ items long is considered psychoactive. That cannabinoid is called Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC for short.

CBD is extracted from a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis called hemp. Most CBD in the U.S. is.

Once CBD has been extracted from the plant, it can be diluted into a carrier oil. The number of oils that can be used as carriers are many. It ends up being a choice made by the company and the consumer, more than it is a thing of feasibility.

CBD can be taken orally, topically, sublingually, vaporized (inhaled), or even smoked if you have access to a high-CBD hemp flower bud.

How Much CBD to Take Daily?

The good thing about CBD is that it is considered safe to experiment with, for the most part. However, we recommend consulting with a licensed physician before deciding to consume CBD in any product category (edibles, vapes, oils, etc.).

The amount of CBD you should consume will ultimately be determined by your tolerance to the compound, your physical condition, and other drugs you might be consuming beforehand.

There isn’t any other way to find your tolerance than to experiment with CBD a little. On the other hand, your physical condition will be determined more accurately by a doctor’s assessment and physical attributes like weight and height.

More does not necessarily mean better when it comes to CBD. The proper CBD dosage is a highly personal and customizable matter.

Some theories claim that higher doses of CBD will make you feel tired and relaxed, while quantities that stand on the lower end of the spectrum could make you feel focused and energetic. But these are only theories that are yet to be confirmed conclusively. Even if these theories do turn out to be accurate, what makes a dose high or low will be determined by the other features mentioned above.

Can I Vape CBD?

Yes. Not only can you vape CBD, but doing so provides the fastest onset and most effective bioavailability among CBD products. This means that consumers may vape CBD when in need of rapid results.

Can I Vape CBD?

If you’re not interested in vaping or worry about the long-term medical effects of vaping, another great option is vaporizing hemp. Vaporizing CBD-heavy, dry hemp flower, you extract the CBD directly from the flower and inhale it without combustion. Vaporizing hemp flower will allow you to consume CBD without inhaling smoke while still taking advantage of the fast onset and efficiency of inhaling CBD.

How Long Does CBD Stay In Your System?

Identifying how long CBD stays in your body will depend on your physical condition, like determining the correct dose. In other words, it’s uncertain.

However, most people will argue that CBD should be out of your system in a week [2].

What we do know for sure is that CBD is highly lipophilic. This means that CBD can combine or dissolve in lipids or fats.

In other words, it is stored in fat, and the more you take it, the more it will take to leave your body altogether. But this is not necessarily a negative thing. The more you take CBD, the more your body stores, which could boost the compound effects.

Can You Use CBD Every Day?

Up to now, we’ve been led to believe that taking CBD does not pose any significant risk unless you have an underlying health condition or are taking other medications in parallel [1]. The smartest route to take would be consulting with a licensed physician that can assess your situation specifically.

Additionally, taking CBD daily is recommended by most manufacturers and frequent users. Because CBD is lipophilic, it can accumulate in the body over time if you consume it consistently as a part of a daily routine [2].

Can You Combine CBD With Other Drugs?

CBD can potentially interact negatively with certain drugs, specifically with SSRIs and blood thinners. According to some sources consuming CBD with alcohol, opioids, and antihistamines could provide overwhelming drowsiness, so this combo is best avoided for safety.

How Long Does CBD Take to Work?

As you might have deduced from the information shared above, different delivery options offer different onsets. The onset is how fast a product takes to make an effect on the body after consumption.

With CBD, inhalation usually takes a few minutes, the sublingual application takes 20 to 40 minutes, and oral ingestion (edibles and capsules) takes at least 1-2 hours.

Wrapping Up

Using CBD is relatively easy and convenient to do. There are tons of different ways to consume CBD, including edibles, sublingual drops, topical creams, smoking, vaping, and vaporization. The amount of CBD you consume will depend on your physical condition and a licensed doctor’s assessment.

CBD will usually stay in your system for at least a week, but it could be a lot more than that if consumed regularly. If you are ok with that, then the chances are that you can consume CBD daily, regarding you don’t have any underlying health conditions that prevent it.

Hemmfy articles and blogs are meant to entertain and educate. However, we are not medical professionals and do not intend to give medical advice through them.

The knowledge around CBD and other cannabis-derived products is growing and constantly changing, as does their legal status. Hence, we recommend checking with your local authorities and a licensed physician prior to consumption.

References

[1] Huestis, M. A., Solimini, R., Pichini, S., Pacifici, R., Carlier, J., & Busardò, F. P. (2019). Cannabidiol Adverse Effects and Toxicity. Current Neuropharmacology, 17(10), 974–989. https://doi.org/10.2174/1570159x17666190603171901

[2] Iffland, K., & Grotenhermen, F. (2017). An Update on Safety and Side Effects of Cannabidiol: A Review of Clinical Data and Relevant Animal Studies. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 2(1), 139–154. https://doi.org/10.1089/can.2016.0034

Simon Cartagena

Simon Cartagena is a full-time cannabis copywriter. This has led him to write for companies like Hemmfy.com where he acts as Senior Content Writer and other world-renowned cannabis publications. Simon has created Content Marketing strategies and articles that have helped company revenues increase by up to 1,000%. Simon’s goal is to help people understand cannabis in an industry where misinformation seems to be predominant.