This is by far the most popular way to use CBD crystals. You basically melt the concentrate and inhale the cloud of vapour. The only real downside to this method is that you will need some accessories if you’ve never dabbed before. These include a dab rig, a torch lighter, a dabbing tool, and of course, your CBD extract. If you have assembled all the necessary tools, put the crystals on the dab tool, heat the nail with your blow torch till it’s red hot, wait 30–60 seconds for it to cool down a little bit, put the crystals on the nail to melt them, and inhale. You will feel the effects almost immediately, which is a benefit over other methods. This is also the most efficient way of consuming CBD crystals, and has the best taste to it.
Let’s explore the pros and cons of a variety of common consumption methods of CBD crystals.
The next step is to listen to your body and become aware of any positive or negative effects. You should wait 3–4 hours after your first dose because it can sometimes take a while for the effects to become fully noticeable. In the event you don’t feel any effect at all after a few hours, take a slightly larger amount. Once you’ve reached the point where you start to notice an effect, you should remain at this dosage for about a week.
The most easy way of ingesting CBD crystals is to dissolve them under your tongue. Hold them there for 60–90 seconds. This way, the crystals get directly into your bloodstream, causing you to feel the effects almost immediately.
The advantage of CBD crystals is that they can be dissolved in food and drinks, applied sublingually or as a topical salve like many regular CBD products, or they can be vaporized or dabbed. This opens up a whole new world of CBD consumption options (more on that later). Moreover, crystals lack the strong and bitter taste that most consumers find unpalatable about other CBD products. Of course, CBD crystals also contain 0% THC, which means they are non-psychoactive.
First of all, you don’t have to worry about taking in too much CBD. It is non-toxic, so you can’t overdose. However, you could definitely be more chilled out than expected with a higher dosage, which would be a waste of crystals/money. Like with everything else, you should always start slow and work your way up to the desired effect.
Although the dosage depends on multiple factors like your weight, health, and metabolism, experts recommend starting with 5–25mg a day. The average starting dose is 10mg. Always check the label of your CBD product as well because it should feature the amount of CBD in the product and a suggested serving size.
If you have purchased CBD crystals hoping to find a form of relief, you might wonder how you can use them. Here are four fantastic ideas.
Much is made of the ‘entourage effect.’ This is the theory that the cannabinoids in cannabis and hemp work better together than in isolation. However, a significant number of people still believe in the efficacy of CBD isolate products. These items contain no other cannabinoids apart from cannabidiol.
2 – Vaping
If you’re new to CBD, it is best to start with a small amount and wait up to four hours to see how it affects you.
This is similar to dabbing but is perhaps more convenient for users. You can invest in a desktop vaporizer or a vape pen to use your CBD crystals on the move. In either case, place the isolate in the requisite loading chamber, heat the device, and take a puff. It is best if you keep the vaping temperature to below 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Otherwise, you risk exposure to harmful materials.
Our final suggestion involves infusing your CBD crystals into butter or coconut oil to create edibles. Melt the oil or butter on low heat and add the isolate. Stir for a few minutes until the mixture is completely dissolved. At this stage, you can combine the mixture with any ingredient you like to create a delicious CBD edible. Please note that the effects of edibles take longer to manifest themselves than other forms of consumption.