CBD (Cannabidiol) is getting more and more popular nowadays due to its reported health benefits and potential therapeutic uses. CBD products are now available in markets almost all over the world. Cannabidiol is actually a cannabinoid compound contained in the hemp (cannabis) plant. The hemp plant contains several other compounds as well but CBD is much more popular and important. The most available form of CBD in the market is CBD Oil which is consumed in many ways such as sublingually or topically. One of the most significant reasons for the popularity of CBD is its non-psychoactive nature. It contains a very low concentration (0.3%) of the psychoactive hemp-derived compound THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) due to which it is not only considered legal to use, but safe as well. 

CBD is mostly used for medicinal purposes while THC is used for recreational purposes because it makes people feel high. CBD does not produce high effects although it may cause mild sedation when taken in a very large dose.

CBD Oil is the extract of the hemp plant containing a large concentration of Cannabidiol. It is a very fast reacting form of CBD with high bioavailability. For this reason, CBD Oil only takes a few minutes in producing its effects due to which it is a favorite of many people. However, CBD Oil’s popularity has given rise to many questions like “how long will CBD Oil stay in my system?” This question is usually asked by many CBD Oil users. We will try to answer this question in detail in this article. So stay with us!

How long does CBD Oil stay in Your System?

CBD (Cannabidiol) is a fat-soluble compound due to which it can stay in the body for up to 30 days by remaining stored in fat cells. However, it is very important to keep in mind that everyone’s body is different due to which the staying time of CBD Oil is also different. 

In the case of CBD Oil, you either take it sublingually or by adding it to your meals or drinks. In both cases, CBD Oil undergoes the same long trip through the digestive system. After consumption, CBD Oil usually starts producing its effects with 30 minutes to a few hours. However, this time limit can be different for different persons. The conditions in which you are taking dosage also depend on the staying time of CBD Oil in the system. For example, if you are taking CBD Oil dosage on an empty stomach, it tends to take effect more quickly and eliminates from the body faster.

According to the research studies, CBD Oil may stay in your system for 1-2 weeks. In a recently published research study, the participants had consumed CBD Oil sublingually. It was found through several tests that CBD Oil was in the body system of participants for one week and then got eliminated from the body. 

This discussion might have helped you understand the behavior of CBD Oil in the human body. Actually, the staying time of CBD in the human body depends on some highly important factors. These factors are determinants of how long CBD oil can stay in the body. We will discuss these factors in detail here.

What are the factors which determine the staying time of CBD Oil in your system?

Many individual factors determine who long CBD Oil can stay in your system. 

  • Metabolism

Metabolism plays a key role in the determination of the staying time of CBD Oil in the human system. After ingestion, CBD directly enters the bloodstream and then starts producing its effects. It gets stored in the body fat cells to prolong its effects or get eliminated from the body depends on the speed of metabolism. If your body’s metabolism speed is high, CBD Oil will produce its effects faster and get eliminated from the body in a shorter period of time because the body will metabolize the CBD molecules faster. The situation will be reversed in the case of low-speed metabolism. In people with low-speed metabolism, CBD Oil may stay in the system for several months. 

  • Size of Dosage

Size of Dosage is a very important factor in the determination of staying time of CBD Oil in the human body. If you consume a large dosage of CBD Oil, it will stay in your body for a longer time. The situation will be reversed in case of a low dosage of CBD Oil. It is very important to keep in mind that don’t try to take a very high dosage of CBD Oil because it can produce severe sedative effects not good for cognitive health. 

  • Frequency of Usage

For how many times you take CBD Oil in a day or week, influences it’s staying time in the human body. If you consume CBD Oil more frequently, it will start depositing in your fat cells and stay in your system for a longer time. On the other hand, CBD Oil will eliminate from the body faster with less frequent usage. 


CBD Oil can stay in your system for 1 week to several months. The staying time of CBD Oil in your system depends on several factors like dosage, frequency of usage of the speed of metabolism. You can calculate the staying time of CBD Oil in your system by determining these factors for you.