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When dosing a CBD tincture, hold it under your tongue for at least a minute. This will allow it to enter your bloodstream. You should start to feel the effects in around 15 minutes.

Understanding CBD tinctures.

If the bitterness doesn’t bother you, you can take your tincture sublingually (under the tongue). Research suggests that substances taken sublingually are absorbed by the body faster [1] than other oral methods.

What Are the Benefits of CBD Tinctures?

Tinctures tend to be bitter. You can mask their bitterness by adding them to food and drink. Try adding a few drops of your CBD tincture to soup, salad dressing, coffee, or tea.

So, how exactly do you make a CBD tincture at home? And how are homemade tinctures different from what you would buy commercially?

Their alcohol base gives CBD tinctures a few advantages:

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Indeed, cannabis oil tinctures produce zero psychoactive effects (that’s caused by THC, not CBD) and thus present an incredible new alternative to addictive prescription medications with countless side effects. Plus it doesn’t attract the vicious aggression of anti-cannabis zealots seeking to demonize cannabis.

Cannabis tinctures have been around for more than a hundred years. In fact, it was prominently featured in the United States Pharmacopoeia as a painkiller and sedative until 1942 when it was declared a menace to society by Reefer Madness-fueled U.S. lawmakers who feared recreational marijuana would destroy America.

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People have long argued that tinctures extracted from marijuana plants are far superior to those of hemp plants—but that was before CBD’s significance was recognized by the medical community. With all we now know about its properties, extraction methods and cannabinoid ratios, hemp tinctures are holding their own.

Medically speaking, the basic differences are that THC acts as an analgesic (pain killer), anti-emetic (anti-vomiting), and anti-inflammatory agent, while CBD exhibits anti-psychotic, anti-seizure and anti-anxiety properties.

Granted, much of what we know about CBD has yet to be confirmed by extensive medical research, since both THC and CBD remain Schedule I drugs according to federal law (you can thank our buddy Randolph Hearst for that).