what are the different types of CBD products?
Oils and Tinctures
These forms of concentrated CBD oil are typically sold in 15mL or 30mL bottles. It is typically mixed in with food or applied sublingually (beneath the tongue). It can also come in a spray form.
Compared to other CBD products, tinctures do not take effect as quickly and consumers may not feel effects right away. However, the effects can last up to three or four hours. Those who take the tincture sublingually should hold the 1-ml serving under their tongue for approximately 60 seconds for best results.
Tinctures vary significantly in terms of concentration, ranging anywhere from 100 mg to 5000 mg. The key to understanding tincture dosage is serving size, which is usually 1 mL per serving. However, the strength of a single dose will depend on the concentration of the tinctures.
A 5000 mg-strength tincture in a 30-mL bottle features 30 1-mL servings of roughly 166.7mg of CBD.
A 100 mg-strength tincture in the same bottle contains 30 1-mL servings of roughly 3.3mg of CBD.
These two servings will yield very different effects.
For this reason, we urge first-time CBD tincture consumers to start with lower concentrations and gradually ramp up their dosage.