As CBD grows in popularity, so does the research on it but there are currently few clinical studies on the effects of CBD oil. As such, some of these claims are better supported by studies than others.
CBD’s exact mechanism of action is unclear. Unlike THC, CBD has a relatively low affinity for cannabinoid receptors in the brain. These are the molecules to which THC binds to elicit its psychoactive effects.
Outside of these two disorders, CBD’s effectiveness in treating seizures is uncertain. Even with Epidiolex, it is uncertain whether the anti-seizure effects can be attributed to CBD or some other factor.
Common symptoms include:
According to the investigators, men provided 300 mg of CBD exhibited less anxiety than those given a placebo. Interestingly, those provided 100 mg or 600 mg of CBD oil did not.
250mg concentration: Take a 1ml (i.e. a full dropper) for 8mg of hemp CBD oil. A 250mg concentration is a great option for first-time CBD users. It allows users to adopt the “slow and steady” approach, meaning you can start with very small amounts of CBD oil and dose up to determine your optimal concentration.
Now that you have your tincture, it’s time to figure out your dosage. Since CBD oil is not a one-size-fits-all supplement, it can be difficult to nail down exactly what the best recommendation will be.
1. Choose your CBD flavor.
We recommend allowing it to sit under your tongue for 30 seconds, then use your tongue to distribute the remaining oil to your inner cheeks. This method allows for maximum absorption and helps the supplement enter your bloodstream more instantaneously.
To see a demonstration of how to take CBD oil, watch our video at the top of this article, which goes over the process with step-by-step instructions.
2000mg concentration: Take .12ml (i.e. half of a quarter dropper) for 8mg of hemp CBD oil. Populum developed the 2000mg concentration as a result of consumer demand. We have customers who have ordered from us monthly since our founding in 2016. For these experienced CBD users, they are looking for a more concentrated CBD supplement when taking their CBD oil tincture.