How to take CBD orally

How to take CBD orally

Some people incorporate CBD products as part of their daily wellness routine, but while you might be interested in doing the same, if you're not experienced with using CBD products, the different ways of taking it may be confusing and you may be worried that you aren't getting it right and therefore aren't feeling all of the benefits!

CBD is most commonly used orally. In this blog, we explain how you take a CBD oil by mouth, whether this is the most effective way of taking it and answer if it’s possible to take it in high doses or mix it with other drinks.

There are multiple ways to take CBD oil, and there are different methods which can target a specific area. For example, if you were to have a skin condition or muscle injury, you could apply CBD oil topically by rubbing onto skin by itself or with another cream.
While there are many ways to take CBD oil that may help in different ways, taking CBD oil under your tongue orally is the most popular option. Many people choose this method, as it is simple, efficient and comes into effect quickly.

How long does CBD oil take to work orally?

How long CBD oil takes to come into effect after being taken orally is completely personal and will depend on metabolism, weight, genetics and diet. However, most CBD products will generally take 15 minutes to start working, but when taken orally, it could kick into action even sooner.

This is due to the fact that, once it has been absorbed by the mouth such as under the tongue, it sends the molecule directly into the bloodstream. Many users choose to take CBD oil in this way, as it is the fastest and most effective way for a substance to enter the body.

How long does oral CBD stay in your system?

Although it depends on the individual, CBD could stay in someone’s system for days or even weeks, depending on the dosage or method of application. However, on average, CBD taken orally is likely to stay in your system for somewhere between 11 and 28 days.
That said, it shouldn’t be a concern to users that it may still be in their system for a prolonged period of time. It is non-psychoactive, so it won’t impact the user’s decision-making or movement, allowing them to live and work normally.

How do you take CBD oil orally?

If you do decide to try out CBD orally, then the method is super simple. Just squeeze the chosen dosage into the dropper, tilt your head back, drop the CBD oil in your mouth - preferably under your tongue - and allow 30 to 60 seconds before swallowing. Alternatively, you may want to consider other ways of taking CBD oil, but how else can you use it orally?

Can you drink CBD oil?

Although there is little evidence to prove that an excessive dose of CBD oil could be lethal or even lead to any severe side effects, the World Health Organisation claim that it could cause the user to feel drowsy, nauseous and disoriented, as well as potentially causing an upset stomach. As such, it would be advised to stick to recommended doses and avoid drinking CBD oil. Instead of drinking CBD oil, you should consider consuming it using a CBD beverage. CBD drinks are a completely safe way of drinking CBD oil with the benefit of being available in appetising flavours such as Lemon Basil, Elderflower Mint and Peach Ginger.

Can CBD oil be mixed in a drink?

You may consider dropping CBD oil into a drink as a way of casually consuming CBD products. Whether it’s cocktails, coffee or smoothies, many people do this as it’s a way of feeling the benefits of CBD while also being able to enjoy a tasty drink.
However, if you don’t want the hassle of making it yourself you could just grab of our CBD-infused drinks like our Cold Brew Coffee - a CBD drink infused with caffeine. We have done all of the work for you!

Which CBD oil use is best?

When choosing which CBD product to use you will need to consider which will be best for your lifestyle and the reason you are taking it.For example, if you are looking to soothe anxiety, reduce stress, or pain it would be recommended that you look to an oral solution such as a CBD oil or CBD drink. Whereas if you were soothing muscle pain or inflamed skin, a CBD infused balm or moisturiser might be best to apply topically!Most frequent CBD users will use CBD oil daily, as it is the quickest and most efficient way to integrate CBD into your daily ritual. As CBD oil often has quite a bitter taste, TRIP has a range of deliciously flavoured oils which make every part of the experience enjoyable - from the taste to the feeling after.