CBD has swept the nation and is legal in all 50 states. This non-psychoactive cannabinoid is responsible for a myriad of benefits, offering a gentle balance to mind, body, and soul. With CBD’s rapid rise in popularity, it’s never been easier to get your daily dose.
While some keep it old-school and smoke CBD flower, some take their CBD in a tincture or capsule. Others might indulge in an edible. Vaping CBD however, is one of the most popular and effective methods of consumption there is.
Why Vaping CBD is So Beneficial
To understand the benefits of vaping CBD, it’s important to understand how it works in the body. When you consume CBD, not all of it will have a direct effect on your body. The bioavailability (the percentage that enters your system to produce effects) of CBD is largely dependent on the method of consumption you use.
When you eat CBD, the bioavailability is around 15 percent. That means when ingesting 100 milligrams of CBD, only 15 milligrams will reach the bloodstream to produce the desired effects. This is because it must pass through the gut and the liver before it circulates to the blood. The liver works to break down the bioactive compounds in CBD, rendering it less effective when it finally reaches the bloodstream.
Vaping CBD Increases Its Bioavailability
Vaping CBD however, allows you to skip this whole process. When you vape CBD, it first enters your lungs and then moves directly into your bloodstream. When CBD doesn’t travel to the liver, the bioactive compounds that would be broken down stay active.
Vaping increases the bioavailability of CBD by almost four times as much then when its ingested. This means for every 100 milligrams of CBD, 50-60 milligrams are reaching the bloodstream.
Not only is this a significant increase in the amount of CBD you’re getting, but also allows you to use less to achieve the desired effects. It also works much faster. One of the biggest benefits of vaping CBD is that you can feel the effects 30-60 minutes faster than you would if you ingested it.
Vaping is the Most Effective Method of CBD Consumption
Whether vaporizing an e-liquid or high-concentrated oil, vaping CBD is one of the most efficient methods of consumption there is. Vaping CBD can quickly relieve pain, calm anxiety, and has even shown to help people quit smoking. It’s also an excellent remedy if you happen to get “too high” on strains high in THC.
What’s your favorite method of CBD consumption? Do you prefer vaping or getting your CBD in a tincture, spray, or in an edible? We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below.