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How to Boost CBD's Bioavailability

There are many variations when it comes to CBD’s bioavailability once it’s been consumed. Only a certain percentage will produce active effects which relies strongly on the manner in which you consume CBD. There are two main reasons why this happens which relate to the way CBD metabolizes in your body. First, CBD isn’t water soluble thus CBD does not like to stay in the bloodstream. Instead, it diffuses outward and accumulates into your fatty tissues. This significantly reduces the amount of bioactive CBD that enters your systemic circulation, permitting less CBD to be carried to the active sites throughout your body. Second, when an organic compound like CBD enters your gut, it must pass through the liver before it...

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Guide for First Time CBD Customers

It can be quite overwhelming figuring out where to start when it comes to purchasing CBD products for the first time and today we’re going to give a short guide on how to find the best, highest quality products before you make a purchase. First, you need to decide what type of product you’re interested in trying out. Are you looking for a topical for a more localized pain relief? Or maybe a tincture for sublingual application. Whatever method you choose you can still apply these pointers in order to pick the best one. For some information on picking the best method of consuming CBD and an explanation of different types of products check out our blog post HERE. After...

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Isolate vs Full Spectrum

There is a constant debate in regards to the benefit of products containing CBD isolate vs. a full spectrum CBD product. First – we need to understand the difference between the two. When a product is labeled as full spectrum - whether it be a tincture, topical or edible - these products contain multiple cannabinoids such as CBD, CBG, CBN, CBC and THC with CBD being the most prominent with THC content falling under the legal limit. Products containing CBD isolate are products that contain only CBD and no other cannabinoids.  It has been stated that using full spectrum CBD products allows for what is referred to as the “entourage effect” which basically states that CBD is more effective while...

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Finding the Right CBD Dosage

The most common question anyone new to CBD has is – how much CBD should I be taking? With such a simple question one would anticipate to be presented with a straight forward answer but with the wide range of CBD products available in terms of strength it is not as simple as a single recommendation for all consumers. Today we’re going to focus on consuming CBD tinctures and how to help find the proper dosage for anyone new to consuming CBD. When consuming a sublingual the liquid should be dropped under the tongue and held in the mouth without swallowing for around 60 seconds. When CBD oil is consumed sublingually it is absorbed in the mucous membranes making it...

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What's the best way to take CBD? A guide to different methods.

When it comes to CBD there are many questions people have, one of the most asked is what’s the best way to use CBD? With so many options available it can be quite overwhelming, especially since CBD works differently for everyone. For example, some people find vaping CBD the most beneficial while others swear by a topical applied directly to the afflicted area works the best. There is no right or wrong answers, it all comes down to preference of consumption. We’re going to break down the most popular ways of using CBD to help our customers decide what may be right for them.   Vaping / dabbing: One of the most popular ways to consume CBD mainly because of...

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