The recipe we’ve shared below makes us 30 gummy bears per batch (two trays of 15), but you will probably end up with a different number depending on the size of your gummy molds.
When you know how to make CBD oil gummies for yourself, you’ll be able to save yourself a lot of money. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to control the type and quality of ingredients used, choose your favorite flavors, and make them according to your own personalized dose.
Ideally, you too should use a potent, high-quality, full-spectrum oil, like the one we have available here. Less potent oils and tinctures will require a lot more liquid which can lead to problems with the gummies setting.
CBD gummies dosing
Ever since CBD exploded onto the scene, CBD-infused gummies have been one of the most popular methods of consumption. Not only do they offer a discreet and convenient way of dosing, but the effects are also longer-lasting and they’re delicious!
We highly recommend that you make this recipe without CBD first. That way you can see how many gummies you’re going to end up with and work out the dosage from there.
The first thing you need to do is decide how strong you want your gummies to be. If you know that you usually like to take 25mg of CBD, do you want to take that whole dose in one gummy, or would you prefer a bit more flexibility?
Although you can make CBD edibles with flower, it’s much easier and quicker to make CBD gummies using full-spectrum CBD oil.
If you are making some changes to this recipe, including using a different sized mold than the two options listed above, please check out the “Notes” section of the CBD gummies recipe below. There we explain exactly how to calculate the CBD dosage per gummy and make sure your CBD dosage right for you!
CBD gummies are actually a form of CBD edible. CBD edibles are arguably the best way of consuming CBD as it allows the body to get a consistent supply of CBD over time, also known as microdosing.
Again, there are no solvents used in the hemp extraction process like the majority of other retailer’s products out there.
Tips for How to Make CBD Gummies
We crafted this CBD gummies recipe in order to make it easy for even the most inexperienced baker learn how to make CBD gummies.
2.5 mg CBD Gummy Bears: If you make standard gummy bears that are about 1/4 teaspoon each, then each CBD gummy bear will be roughly 2.5 mg of CBD. You will end up with about 120 total CBD gummy bears per batch.
After you eat a CBD gummy and it enters the stomach, it is digested, CBD slowly breaks down from the gummy, and enters the endocannabinoid system.
First, we used a CBD gummy bears mold that are about 2.5 mg of CBD each, which this recipe can make 120 CBD gummy bears that are about 2.5 mg of CBD each. These 2.5 mg gummies are perfect if you want to take smaller dosages of CBD throughout the day.
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This article was co-authored by Michael Lewis, MD, MPH, MBA, FACPM, FACN. Michael D. Lewis, MD, MPH, MBA, FACPM, FACN, is an expert on nutritional interventions for brain health, particularly the prevention and rehabilitation of brain injury. In 2012 upon retiring as a Colonel after 31 years in the U.S. Army, he founded the nonprofit Brain Health Education and Research Institute. He is in private practice in Potomac, Maryland, and is the author of “When Brains Collide: What every athlete and parent should know about the prevention and treatment of concussions and head injuries.” He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed post-graduate training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Dr. Lewis is board certified and a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine and American College of Nutrition.
If you’re looking for a delicious way to consume CBD oil, create your own gummies! These chewy bites are quick to make and simple to customize. Heat juice, lemonade, or a sports drink along with sweetener and your choice of gelatin or agar powder. Then, fill a silicone gummy mold with the mixture and refrigerate it until the gummies are firm. Peel away the mold and enjoy your fruity treats.