JULIA DAVIS - MENTAL HEALTH EXPERT
CBD is the short form of Cannabidiol, a cannabinoid compound found in the hemp (Cannabis sativa) plant.
It is extracted from the hemp plant to get its potential health benefits and therapeutic uses. The liquid extract of CBD in a carrier oil, such as hemp seed oil or palm oil, is called CBD Oil. CBD Oil is a vastly used CBD product throughout the world, although CBD is available in other forms as well such as CBD Vapes, tinctures, capsules, gummies and topicals, etc.
Due to a wide range of positive and natural health effects, CBD Oil has become increasingly popular as a way to alleviate several medical conditions and ailments such as chronic pain, inflammation, diarrhea, and arthritis, etc. CBD Oil is completely psychoactive due to a very low concentration of THC (a psychoactive hemp-derived compound) it. It does not cause overdosing or put you “high”.
As CBD Oil is getting more popular, more people have started using it.
However, many users don’t know how much CBD Oil they should use to get maximum health benefits out of it.
It is very important to tell you that an appropriate or optimal dosage of CBD Oil is very necessary if you want to get maximum health benefits by using it.
In this article, you will get a detailed answer to the question “how much CBD Oil you should use”? So, let’s get started.
Although CBD Oil is very much popular due to its potential benefits for both physical and mental health, there is a problem with its usage. Actually, there is no optimal or a single fixed dosage of CBD Oil. The dosages used in research studies very and there is no consensus on how much should be used for specific conditions. According to the research studies, every person has a specific and optimal dosage of CBD which is also different from other people. It is due to the fact that people may respond differently to various dosages. So, for each person, the dosage of CBD Oil is different.
Now, you might be thinking that why is it so? Actually, the optimal dosage of CBD Oil for a person depends on several factors such as the BMI (Body Mass Index), the types of CBD Oil you are using, and the medical condition or symptoms for which you are taking CBD Oil. We will discuss all these factors in detail here.
Factors affecting the optimal dosage of CBD Oil
There are the following major factors that play a key role in determining the CBD Oil dosage for you:
- BMI (Body Mass Index)
Body Mass Index is a very important factor in determining the CBD Oil Dosage for you. If you have higher body weight, you may have to take a high dosage of CBD Oil. However, in the case of low body weight, a low dosage of CBD Oil may enough for you. According to the research studies, you should take the CBD Oil dosage according to 5 mg per kg of your body weight. It means if your body weight is 70 kg, 350 mg is your optimal dosage of CBD Oil.
- The type of CBD Oil
Based on the content of CBD Oil, it has three major types; CBD Isolate, Full-Spectrum CBD Oil, Broad-Spectrum CBD Oil. CBD Isolate is the purest form of CBD, so if you are taking CBD Isolate Oil, you should take it in a low dosage. On the other hand, Full-Spectrum CBD Oil and Broad-Spectrum CBD Oil contain several other hemp-derived compounds in addition to CBD such as terpenes, cannabinoids, flavonoids, and THC (in Full-Spectrum CBD Oil only). For this reason, you should take them to a higher concentration.
- The condition or symptoms
The condition or symptoms for which you are using CBD Oil also involved in the determination of an optimal dosage for you. Different medical conditions and ailments require different CBD Oil dosages.
Anxiety = 250-550 mg
Poor Sleep = 30 mg per day
Chronic Pain = 50 mg per day
Psychosis = 600 mg per day
Cancer-related Pain = 50-500 mg per day
Bowel Disease = 10 mg per day
Parkinson disease = 80-250 mg per day
According to a recently published research study, a CBD Oil dosage ranging from 300 to 600 mg is an optimal dosage for alleviating several ailments and medical conditions including acute anxiety.
A useful tip
We have a very useful tip for you regarding the optimal dosage of CBD oil. Always start using CBD Oil with a low dose like 10-20 mg. It will be very helpful for you in investigating the effects of CBD Oil on your body system. If you are feeling positive effects with a low dosage, you can increase your dosage gradually until you get maximum positive effects. However, always avoid taking too much large dosage of CBD Oil because it can produce sedative effects that are not good for your cognitive health.
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You can determine your CBD Oil dosage by considering your BMI, the type of CBD Oil you are using and the medical condition for you are using CBD Oil. Staring CBD Oil with a low dosage is the best option to achieve your optimal dosage without any side effects. However, you must consult with your doctor in this regard.