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First-time CBD User? Here’s What To Know

By Harrison Payton

June 25, 2022


Trying CBD For The First Time

Are you a first-time CBD user? Here’s what to know. If you’re like many people in the U.S., you’ve probably heard a lot about CBD oil lately. You may have even spotted it sold in your local pharmacy or health food store. 

CBD is a natural compound that has been shown to provide many potential medical benefits. But if you’re new to CBD, there are some things you should know first! In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of CBD, the potential benefits, and how to take CBD. We will also describe what to expect after taking CBD for the first time.

Types Of CBD

There are three main types of CBD – broad-spectrum CBD, full-spectrum CBD, and CBD isolate. Broad-spectrum CBD contains all the natural cannabinoids and terpenes from the hemp plant, except for THC. Full-spectrum CBD contains all the cannabinoids and terpenes from the hemp plant, including THC.

However, the THC content is less than 0.3%, which is not enough to produce any psychoactive effects. CBD isolate is a pure form that has been isolated from all other cannabinoids and terpenes. It is often considered the most potent form of CBD but does not provide the “entourage effect.”

The entourage effect is the concept or notion that all the cannabinoids and terpenes work together to provide more significant benefits than each compound would deliver on its own. All three types of CBD are effective, but the best kind for you depends on your individual needs and preferences.

Potential Medical Benefits of CBD

Unlike THC, CBD will not produce the psychoactive effects typically associated with marijuana use. However, it does seem to offer a wide range of potential health benefits. For example, CBD has been shown to help reduce anxiety and improve sleep quality. 

It may also help to relieve pain and inflammation. Some even believe that CBD could be used to treat, cure, or prevent certain medical conditions, but this is primarily based on anecdotal evidence.

While more research is needed to verify these claims, CBD oil is generally considered safe to use. However, the FDA cannot confirm that CBD can diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Nevertheless, most people tolerate it well, even at high doses, with few side effects. And unlike some other medications, it doesn’t seem to interact negatively with the vast majority of drugs.

If you’re interested in trying CBD oil, be sure to purchase a high-quality product from a reputable source. Start with a relatively low CBD oil dosage and increase gradually as needed. Be sure to consult your healthcare provider before beginning any new supplement regimen.

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CBD Gummies are one of the most enjoyable ways to get in your dose of cannabidiol and they are an easy method for beginners.

Forms Of CBD And Methods Of Use

CBD can be consumed in several forms, including CBD oil tinctures, CBD softgels, CBD topicals, CBD gummies, and more.

CBD oil tinctures are perhaps one of the most popular methods of consuming CBD. CBD oil tinctures are taken sublingually, meaning they are placed under the tongue and held for 60-90 seconds before being swallowed.

CBD softgels are another popular method of consuming CBD. CBD softgels are gel capsules that contain a specified amount (usually 10 or 25 mg) of CBD oil. They are easy to take and allow for precise dosing.

CBD topicals are products that are applied directly to the skin. They can come in the form of salves, creams, or balms. CBD topicals are a great option for those looking for targeted relief.

CBD gummies (a form of CBD edibles) are a fun and delicious way to consume CBD. They are available in various colors and mouthwatering flavors and usually contain around 10 mg of CBD per gummy.

Related Article: CBD Sensitivity: Why Some People Feel CBD More or Less

After You’ve Taken CBD, Here’s What You Might Expect

You might be wondering what effects you may feel after taking CBD for the first time. The effects of CBD can vary depending on the person. Some people report feeling more relaxed and calm after taking CBD. Others say they don’t feel any different at all.

It’s also important to note that the felt effects of CBD are not immediate. It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours to feel the full effects of CBD oil.

If you don’t feel any effects after taking CBD oil, it’s possible that you need a higher dose. It’s also possible that your body is not particularly responsive to CBD. Everyone is different, so it may take some trial and error to find the correct dose for you. We recommend you give it at least a couple of days but suggest 30 days to ensure your CBD product works for you.

High-quality CBD From Danu Wellness

Now that you know a little bit more about CBD, you may be ready to give it a try. At Danu Wellness, we offer high-quality CBD products that are third-party lab tested for purity and potency. We have a variety of CBD oil tinctures, softgels, topicals, gummies, and more.

If you have any questions about our products or CBD in general, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is always happy to help!

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