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CBD Dosage: How Much CBD Should I Consume?

Your complete overview to CBD serving sizes and methods of ingestion.

One of the questions many Medical Marijuana, Inc. customers ask first is how much is a dose of CBD?

The fact is that there is no such thing as a “dose” of CBD in the traditional sense. Since CBD is sold as a nutritional supplement, we provide suggested serving sizes on all our packaging, but ultimately, the amount of CBD you take each day is up to you. That is because the FDA has not yet established formal nutritional guidelines for CBD products.

Our online store contains products ranging in CBD from just over 1 mg up to 120 mg per suggested serving. With such a variety in CBD concentrations, which product is right for you? In this article, we will spend time discussing how to choose the CBD serving size that best works for your individual needs.

Why CBD?

CBD or cannabidiol is one of over 100 known cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. When consumed, cannabinoids like CBD interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is responsible for helping the body maintain homeostasis. It accomplishes this through manipulation of bodily functions like sleep, appetite, metabolism, and immune response.

Supplementing the endocannabinoid system with cannabinoids like CBD from daily supplements enhances this system’s ability to promote balance. That means that everyone can benefit from the advantages of CBD oil products, regardless of age of health level.

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CBD as a Daily Supplement

Medical Marijuana, Inc. became the first company to create CBD oil supplements in 2012. These supplements are created by extracting the thick, viscous oil from the hemp plant. Rich in vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, and proteins with a high level of CBD, this oil can be consumed as is or processed into a number of CBD products, like tinctures, topicals, and gums.

When the endocannabinoid is supplemented by the CBD in these products, it is able to function more efficiently, optimizing the body’s performance each day. Although it is not critical to supplement the endocannabinoid system daily, doing so may increase the effectiveness of CBD and the endocannabinoid system.

Our CBD hemp oil products come in three potency levels. With our lowest concentration of CBD per serving, between 1 and 3 mg, our hemp oil tinctures are an ultra portable way to add small amounts of CBD to your system throughout the day. Our medium range products, like our RSHO™ Liquid and our hemp oil capsules, are excellent once or twice daily additions to your diet, offering 31 and 25 mg of CBD, respectively. Finally, our RSHO™ oral applicators provide our highest levels of CBD, between 50 and 120 mg, depending on the label color you choose.

FDA Doses vs Servings

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ultimately responsible for creating a Recommended Daily Intake (RDI), defined as the daily levels of a nutrient sufficient enough to meet the requirements of 97-98 percent of healthy individuals in the U.S. However, they have not created an RDI for suggested daily CBD servings.

In order to comply with FDA regulations, Medical Marijuana, Inc. does not list an RDI of our own, nor do we provide a Daily Value (%DV) for any of our products. However, our products do come with a “suggested serving size.” This is here to help you decide the right amount of CBD serving sizes, using a variety of our products, to help you hit your daily CBD goal.

We recommend our customers do their own research from a source they can trust or consult their doctor or specialist to determine their own ideal daily CBD levels.

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Start Small

When starting any new supplement routine, it is suggested you start low and go slow. Once you determine the CBD levels you’d like to achieve each day, start below that number and work your way up, taking a larger serving every few weeks. When you hit your predetermined daily serving size, you can decide if you’d like to continue increasing or stay where you are. This will help you dial in the daily CBD serving that works best for you.

It can take a couple of minutes to a couple of hours after use for the effects of CBD to fully appear, depending on serving size and method of application, among other factors that affect the rate of absorption by the body. CBD, like all cannabinoids, can build up in the body and cause an increase in cannabinoid receptors, making the endocannabinoid system more active and more sensitive to stimulation by cannabinoids. This is one more reason to make sure you are supplementing your system with CBD daily.

Learn About CBD

There is more to discover about CBD and hemp on our CBD Oil Education page. Read about how CBD affects the body, how to choose the CBD oil product that is best for you, and more HERE. Or shop the Medical Marijuana, Inc. store today to get started using a daily CBD supplement.