For topicals, mix the CBD isolate with moisturizing oils or lotions and apply it to the area of your skin you’d like to treat. Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps
It’s incredibly easy to measure CBD isolate dosages, as there’s nothing else to account for aside from the pure CBD crystals.
CBD isolate is an option for those who want to experience the potential therapeutic effects of CBD without even the smallest trace of THC.
It might not seem as appealing as the well-packaged CBD oil, topicals, or pre-rolls, but CBD crystalline is surprisingly versatile when it comes to consumption, and this pure powder has a number of advantages over other conventional forms of CBD.
CBD crystalline can be measured and put into capsules or pills, allowing you to ingest an accurate dose. You can also mix CBD isolate with a variety of ingredients to create CBD-infused food and drinks. However, because CBD is not absorbed very well by the gastrointestinal tract, it has a low oral bioavailability. In order to increase bioavailability, CBD isolate can be added to carrier oils, such as MCT oil, to increase its chances of permeating the gastrointestinal system and reaching the bloodstream.
Once all of the impurities and solvents are stripped away, you’re left with 99% pure CBD crystalline.
Apply the CBD powder directly under your tongue and hold it there for about 60 seconds. With this method, the CBD is absorbed by the mucous membranes and delivered directly to the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive system to provide more immediate and effective relief.
CBD Isolate is 99% pure Cannabidiol derived entirely from hemp oil that was extracted from industrial hemp. Our isolate comes in crystalline (powdered) form making it extremely easy to work with as an ingredient.
CBD isolate has already been activated (decarboxylated), which means that it doesn’t need to be heated prior to use. This gives isolate more versatility than other CBD extracts. CBD Isolate can be ingested, taken sublingually, or mixed with other ingredients.
It turns out that figuring out how to take CBD doesn’t have to be complicated. It all comes down to taste and effectiveness. Taste is just what flavors you prefer (and for many, herbaceous hemp isn’t a preferred flavor). Effectiveness is predicated upon your body’s ability to absorb and make use of the CBD, also known as bioavailability. Different methods of CBD delivery offer different absorption rates. Higher bioavailability means it’s easier for your body to access and use more of a product’s CBD.
In case you’re wondering, no, CBD won’t get you high. THC is the only cannabinoid that has psychoactive effects.
Studies have shown that a sublingual CBD tincture can offer 13-19% bioavailability. Some sources claim up to 35%, but we’d like to see more research on that. One downside is that tinctures often contain impurities such as pesticides and heavy metals, which often remain in the product beyond the production process. Other drawbacks are difficulty of use, dosage inconsistency, and its herbaceous taste. CBD tincture is known to be a bit (actually a lot) bitter in flavor. While some people don’t mind it, many find the taste off-putting.
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Whether you choose flavored or unflavored, isolate or full-spectrum, CBD powder is easy to take. Open a pack of powdered CBD isolate, dump it into your favorite tea, fruit juice, or water. Mix thoroughly to make sure those adaptogens really get moving. Gulp it down and get ready to have an awesome day.