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When deciding to add CBD into your daily health regime, it can be very confusing how to take to oil and how much and how often. We are all individual and CBD effects us all in different ways. Not one fits all applies here.
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How long does CBD stay in your body?
CBD is becoming a trendy alternative treatment for many ailments. However, what some people might not know is that CBD is only one of the many compounds found in cannabis. These components, called cannabinoids, are what gives hemp its therapeutic and healing effects. More than 114 different cannabinoids have been discovered, and the two most famous compounds within the plant are cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
The reason many people are choosing CBD treatments is that, unlike THC, no psychoactive side effects are associated with its use. In fact, the effects of THC are balanced out when there is an equal ratio of THC and CBD.
But you may be wondering how long CBD stays in your system. Maybe you’re curious about how long it takes for the effects of CBD products to wear off. Or perhaps you will be getting a drug test, and you’re worried they’ll find CBD in your system. Although most drug tests are only looking for the presence of THC, it’s still important to know how long CBD can be detected.
How long do the effects of CBD last for?
CBD has a good reputation as a natural healing remedy that can help with many different conditions and symptoms. When you ingest CBD, it works with your body’s endocannabinoid system, which is a big network of receptors that play a part in different bodily functions. CBD bind to these receptors which in return gives many positive benefits. For that reason, CBD can help treat conditions related to digestion, pain, mood, immunity and much more.
You can take CBD in several different ways, such as through inhalation, oils under the tongue, eating products infused with CBD and topical applications of balms, cremes and salves. Each method takes a different amount of time feel the effects, and the length of time the effects last, varies depending on which method you choose:
Option for ingesting CBD:
- Inhalation: You can inhale CBD products via smoking (CBD flowers) or by vaporizing (e-liquids). Smoking is the least healthy ingestion method because users often inhale more than just the CBD. However, inhalation is the fastest method of feeling CBD’s positive effects. The effects tend to be short-lasting.
- Tinctures (oils): This method involves using a dropper or pipette to put CBD under the tongue. Users hold it there for a couple of minutes. This technique typically kicks in within 30 minutes. Plus, the effects can last anywhere from four to six hours.
- Edibles: This popular ingestion method involves cooking CBD oils or Isolates into yummy treats like gummy bears, brownies, beverages and more. But you can also swallow CBD capsules If you’re looking for quick pain relief, this may not be the method for you because it can take anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours to feel the effects of the medication. However, the results last longer and can be experienced for up to six hours.
- Topicals: CBD products like creams, lotions and balms can bring targeted pain relief to such ailments as joint pain or skin issues. This method is very slow to kick in, usually taking over an hour for the meds to seep into the skin. However, some users report over six hours of long-lasting benefits.
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How long does CBD stay in the blood?
CBD is completely non-psychoactive, which means it doesn’t get users high but many are still concerned about the presence of CBD in their blood. If you have to take a drug test, won’t you get in trouble if CBD is detected? The wonderful news is the majority of drug tests you will encounter are designed to identify THC in your system and do not look for CBD. Whether you’re an employee or an athlete undergoing a screening, most testers are looking for the presence of THC.
Because THC is the intoxicating cannabinoid, many researchers focus on how it metabolizes in your system. However, not lot of attention has been given to the metabolism of CBD. Because of its more recent popularity, fortunately, recent studies are now coming out to inform us on how long CBD can be detected in your system. Eventually, with time, we can only hope that the drug tests can be changed so that the actual amount/level of THC is indicated when tested, and not “just” the presence of THC.
Many things can influence the length of time CBD stays in your blood. But there are some general guidelines for how long it can be detected based on how often you take CBD products:
- One-Time Use: Up to three days
- Moderate Use: Three to five days
- Heavy Use: 10 days or more
What could influence how long CBD stays in the body?
Because CBD is a fat soluble molecule, it can potentially build up in your system with heavy, repeated use. Exactly like THC. That’s because it is stored in the fat cells for quite some time. In addition to this fact, everybody is different which means that you may process CBD faster or slower than others. Some of the factors that influence this include:
- How activity you are
- Your metabolism
- How much CBD you take
Is CBD oil for dogs?
CBD oil has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. More and more is known about the positive effects on body and mind. Increasing popularity also means that you often can’t see the forest because of the plants. Where do you buy the right CBD oil and is it also suitable for dogs (and cats!)? We will gladly tell you about our CBD oil for dogs!
Is CBD oil also suitable for animals?
Yes, it is! In our webshop, we sell a special oil that is specially designed for dogs, cats, and other pets. The main difference is that The Real CBD’s special pet oil for dogs has a soft taste and yet is full spectrum oil. No flavorings or extra vitamins, but pure without added nonsense. We use CO2 Extraction which is the best, cleanest and safest possible extraction method to ensure our CBD products contains full spectrum cannabinoids.
CBD oil is completely safe to use with dogs
The CBD oil from The Real CBD is pure full spectrum CBD. The production of our CBD oil is under constant, strict control and contains no unwanted (high) THC levels. You don’t have to worry about your dog getting high, or lethargic… We also use organically grown plants to fit our CBD oil in an animal and nature-friendly lifestyle.
Our CBD oil has no unpleasant side effects
You should always be alert for side effects in combination with other medicines. If your dog is taking medication, it is advisable to consult your vet first. Also in case of serious health problems, it is wise to ALWAYS seek the advice of the vet to look at the interactions, regular treatment and the effects of a combination of treatment methods in which CBD oil fits.
CBD Oil for Dogs success story
This CBD oil for your pets has many therapeutic benefits. It may help your pet feel more relaxed. Which, in turn, helps pets with aggression issues, self-trauma, cognitive problems, excessive barking and urination/marking problems. It also provides therapeutic benefits in older pets that are starting to experience declining mobility. Some pet owners have reported using CBD Pet Solution to help with the effects of epileptic seizures.
The dosage of CBD oil can vary
Furthermore, the concentration of CBD in the oil determines the number of drops that you can administer to your dog. These doses are neatly stated on the bottles. 1 bottle of 10ml is sufficient for 200 drops.Read more about the power of CBD oil and our beloved pets: https://www.therealcbd.com/en/cbd-oil-for-pets/
Buy the right CBD product for your dog
the Real CBD is proud to announce 3 new CBD Oil products, specially designed for dogs, cats, and other pets! Contact us for more information, or visit our online shop!
CBD Oil and the effect on dogs – Infographic
UPDATE APRIL 2020 – The CBD world grows every day and new brands come and go. Some CBD products are made at home in the kitchen and sold through a variety of channels, while others are created in production-grade factories and are lab tested. For newbies, it can be very overwhelming to decide where to find suitable products and which ones you can trust.
What CBD product is best for me?
What is actually in that bottle you are willing to pay a small fortune for? Browsing through an endless amount of products with names you can’t even pronounce can get tiresome and make you feel lost, leading you to give a shot in the dark and still feel uncertain about what you are buying or just give up altogether. This article is an overview of what The Real CBD has to offer with guidelines for which product is best suited to you. This should help you on your journey of finding your perfect CBD product. Before we walk you through the full range of CBD products, let’s highlight all the products and their unique properties. The icons on the horizontal axis indicate the product. More information about the products can be found when scrolling down!
The Real CBD Product Update October 2019
In October 2019, while updating this blog post, we proudly announce the launch of three new products. Please use the following link to learn more about our CBD Oil for Pain, CBD Appetite Suppressant and the unique and pampering CBD infused clay masks: https://www.therealcbd.com/en/product-update-october-2019/
CBD Product Infographic
The ultimate Real CBD Product guide
So, now we know what CBD products are most common, and which are used to battle a long list of diseases and conditions. Next, we are going to explain the qualities of each product. We differentiate the following categories:
3% CBD Oil (300mg CBD in a 10ml dropper bottle)
The 3% CBD oil is good for general body maintenance and can improve overall well-being. It is not a very strong oil so it is a good choice, to begin with, a discover if CBD is something for you. As it is a starting oil you cannot expect to see any major changes, but it is great to start off your journey with CBD. Our pure CBD oil guarantees you a high-quality nutritional supplement derived from European Hemp plants, grown in organic soil.
5% CBD Oil (500mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
The 5% pure CBD oil is good when taken for preventive purposes along with maintaining a healthy, general well-being. It is known to help issues such as high blood pressure or minor inflammation. If you suffer from IBS, Crohn’s disease or Celiac disease without symptoms which are too severe, this oil will be perfect for you. Our body relies on the Endocannabinoid system to stay in homeostasis; an internal balance maintained despite the external ups and downs in life. At times, the body doesn’t produce enough cannabinoids to combat these fluctuations. Adding CBD oil to your wellness routine helps to keep the cannabinoid levels in check.
10% CBD Oil (1000mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
The Real CBD’s 10% CBD oil has many benefits. It can help improve your sleep, reduce inflammation and relieve menopausal symptoms. It gives a generally positive influence on your overall well-being and is also useful for reducing pain associated with arthritis. The CBD is produced in an organic and natural way. The harvest is hand-picked and converted into a high-quality CBD product. The flavour of this organic full spectrum product can be described as nutty and herbal.
15% CBD Oil (1500mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
This high-strength oil contains high levels of CBDa, which is the acid form of cannabidiol which has shown positive results in relieving pain associated with arthritis. This active ingredient is often lost during production; however, our product is able to maintain the CBDa perfectly thanks to our production process which avoids excessively high temperatures. This product has also shown many benefits for people in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. The 15% pure CBD oil is our best seller because of its wide range of benefits.
CBG/CBD Oil (8%CBG/6%/CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
CBG oil has helped many with their anxiety and depression. It is showing positive results with Huntington’s Disease and IBS patients. Acceleration of bone growth after breaking a bone has also been a positive result of taking this product, along with helping osteoporosis patients. The fast-moving, competitive society engulfed in social media we live in today is leading many youngsters to suffer from anxiety and depression, and CBG oil has shown outstanding results in helping them. CBG interacts directly with the neurological receptors in the brain and re-connects the “broken circuits”.
15% CBG Oil (in 10ml dropper bottle)
Another special CBG oil for anxiety, stress and depression. This is a formula for more severe cases. For people who maybe have been on mood modifying medication for an extended period of time and would like to try and come off that. Here 15% CBG can help in the transition time. This should of course always be done together with your doctor or healthcare practitioner. The oil has a bitter taste and we have added a little bit of mint to soften the bitterness.
25% CBD Oil (2500mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
Pure 25% CBD oil is used to help chemo and radiation patients restore balance. It helps to relieve pain related to Fibromyalgia and MS and helps blood sugar levels in Diabetes II. It is a very potent oil with many benefits. Parkinson’s patients have seen vast improvements in their daily quality of life on this specific CBD oil.
40% CBD Oil (4000mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
Our new 40% CBD oil with MCT as carrier oil is a super potent product. It is used for severe pain and for cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy. This CBD oil will create homeostasis and help the body rebalance and fight the disease. It has a nice smooth taste and is easy to dose from the 10ml dropper bottle. You will not find many 40% pure full spectrum CBD oils on the market – this is a very unique product decently priced and available all year around.
60% CBD Paste (6000mg CBD in 10gr syringe)
High concentration CBD/CBDa paste is a very potent CBD product, normally used to help with extreme pain or for cancer patients going through chemo or radiation. As a result of it’s high strength it is extremely useful when it comes to inflammation. MS patients and cancer patients can improve their daily lives and reduce the symptoms of their diseases.
CBD Pet Solution ( in a 10ml dropper bottle)
This CBD oil is specially designed for pets. It helps your pets fight health conditions, anxiety, phobias and improves general quality of life. Dogs and cats have a much faster metabolism so you will see improvements very quickly. You can place the drops in their food or on a treat. We all just want our pets to feel good! This oil can help your furry friend maintain a lustrous, shiny coat while also targeting the digestive system and energy levels. An overall winner for pets! The Pet solution is available in 3 different strengths 2.5% for smaller pets, 5% for medium-sized pets and a 10% CBD oil for the big pets.
7% CBD/MCT Oil (Athlete Oil) (700mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
Our Athlete oils are specially created with a focus on muscle restoration and anti-inflammation after an intense workout. The carrier oil is MCT oil known for its benefits within the sports world. The 7% oil is developed for people who train 2-3 times a week with moderate intensity.
18% CBD/MCT Oil (Athlete Oil) 1800mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
The 18% Athlete oil is already our best seller and became famous in the sports world. The fact that it can reduce D.O.M.S for athletes and sports professionals who do intense training 4-7 days a week and restore the muscles quickly is a huge welcome in the training society. The reports are that sleep is better and cortisol levels are lowering meaning that intense training is possible without all the negative side effects.
5% CBD Oil with Turmeric & Black Pepper (500mg CBD/200mg Turmeric in 10ml dropper bottle)
This combination is a match made in heaven. The black pepper provides better absorption of turmeric through the body. The potential health benefits of turmeric (curcumin) include better regulation of inflammation. It can be used in the treatment of numerous inflammatory conditions thanks to its fantastic anti-inflammatory effects.
(1000mg CBD/200mg Turmeric in 10ml dropper bottle)
This powerful formula is designed to help support a healthy lifestyle. Turmeric has been used traditionally in both Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for a myriad of health benefits. The active compounds in Turmeric are called curcuminoids, which includes the notable curcumin, known for its powerful antioxidant activity. Clinical trials have found it to be more effective than a placebo for relieving pain and swelling in people with osteo-and rheumatoid arthritis.
Sleep Solution (500mg CBD/ 200mg Melatonin in 10ml dropper bottle)
The 500mg CBD Sleep Solution is great for better and deeper sleep. 1 drop has 1mg of Melatonin for easy dosage. Together with CBD’s calming and relaxing effect you get a “double” effect. This oil should only be taken before bedtime. You can combine this oil with a daytime oil from our CBD combo pack 1,2 or 3.
100% THC-free CBD Oil (1500mg CBD in 10ml dropper bottle)
Eat Less – Natural Appetite Suppressant
This CBD Distillate oil is especially designed to suppress your appetite. One of the purest forms of CBD you can get. This natural appetite suppressant is a special “recipe” of distilled concentrated cannabinoids including CBD, CBG, CBDV and THCV. Distillate makes it possible to make solutions specifically designed to help special conditions. It is practically tasteless and odourless and can be taken either before or after a meal.
120mg CBD Balm (120mg CBD in 30ml jar)
300mg CBD Balm (300mg CBD in 30ml jar)
This balm is great for localized pain, applied to skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or to help sooth your arthritis. This potent balm has shown many good results on acne and problematic skin. The balm comes with a lovely lavender scent and will last you a long time.
CBD Bentonite Clay Skin Mask
Our CBD Bentonite clay skin mask is an absorbent silicate formed from volcanic ash. It has been used for centuries to detoxify and heal the skin and body. Bentonite has the ability to draw out all impurities from your skin. This clay is recommended as a “cure-all” for a vast number of skin ailments.
100mg CBD E-liquid (100mg CBD in a 10ml bottle)
This bottle gives approx. 200 drops. Vaping CBD is a very affordable, direct and convenient option for your daily CBD intake. We have chosen to make our E-liquid flavourless so you can blend it with your favourite E-liquid flavour.
150mg CBD E-Liquid (150mg CBD in a 10ml bottle)
A slightly stronger E-liquid for people with periodical normal lung and respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, bronchitis or throat infections. CBD E-liquid is considered the most bioavailable way to take Cannabidiol. This is because it enters the bloodstream via the lung capillaries quicker than it would if it’s ingested in food via the stomach with drops.
500mg CBD E-Liquid (150mg CBD in a 10ml bottle)
Full spectrum CBD e-juice means it is made from the whole cannabis plant. This ensures that as well as Cannabidiol, the source also contains terpenoids, (terpenes) which have their own physiological benefits too from anti-anxiety to anti-inflammatory properties. This product is ideal for all kinds of lung patients, from asthma to chronic bronchitis to COPD. The CBD can dilate the airways, inhibit possible inflammations, and normalize mucus production. It often reduces the coughing stimulus. By inhaling CBD in this way, it goes directly to the spot, and the effect is faster and more effective. Use is not limited to just this group, because CBD has a general analgesic and (muscle) relaxing effect. It can also provide relief in case of headaches.
CBD Pain Patches (8mg CBD in each patch)
We are proud to finally offer the CBD Pain Patch. It is a premium quality transdermal patch with 8mg of CBD, which stays on the skin for 24h. The body heat activates the slow release of the CBD which will enter your bloodstream almost immediately. A superbly developed patch with the finest skin-friendly adhesive on the market together and the highest quality carrying film.
CBD Lollipops (25mg CBD in 40g Lollipop)
Our CBD edibles are extremely popular. Our lollies come in many flavours and are an easy and convenient method to get your daily dosage of CBD, especially if you’re on the move. We have minimized the amount of sugar by using pectin to get the best consistency. As this product still contains sugar, we recommend only to use it when necessary and not as a daily addition to your CBD regime.
Water Soluble CBD Powder 2.8% in Capsules – Full Spectrum
Micro-encapsulated Full Spectrum cannabinoids with 5 times bioavailability to conventional CBD oil.
Free from taste and aroma of hemp and can be mixed in any drink, smoothie, coffee or tea. Simply open the capsules and you can sprinkle it over your food, or use it in your cooking. Adding it to your e-liquids when vaping or even adding it to your pet’s food. Mix it into your face creams or body lotion. You can of course also just take the capsule as it is.
This CBD powder is probably the most versatile cannabidiol product on the market without being GMO or NANO technology. Allowing you to use less for greater benefits.
Recommended daily dosage: 1-2 capsules
About our CBD Products
If you still have questions or are in doubt about which oil is best for you or your particular symptoms or conditions please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation. Or visit:
Products from The Real CBD do not cure but may provide relief from many additional ailments on a patient by patient basis. The body cures itself. These statements have not been evaluated by the (FDA) or any similar agency (EU) and are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Always check with your physician before starting any new supplement program.
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CBD oil can be a highly effective and safe supplement. This guide aims to educate pet owners on the benefits of CBD while providing tips on how to purchase a quality product, dosage guidelines and ways to talk to your vet about CBD for your dog
It’s an understatement to say we love our pets. Our furry children are part of our daily lives, hilarious members of the family and emotional support providers when we need it most. We always want to keep them in good health, so with all the buzz around the benefits of CBD products for humans, it comes as no surprise that CBD oil for pets has become a hot topic of discussion among pet owners and vets.
CBD is an all-natural, natural way to help your beloved furry friends overcome a variety of ailments and behavioral issues. All without the side effects that come with traditional prescription medication. Unlike medical marijuana, which can be toxic for animals, CBD oil for pets is typically derived from industrial hemp and contains less than 0.02 % THC — nowhere near enough to cause either psychoactive effects or toxicity in even the smallest animal.
While research around the benefits of CBD oil for pets is fairly new, there are many anecdotal stories about the efficacy of CBD in pets. What’s even more exciting is that these aren’t isolated incidents. People all over Europe are daily finding that CBD is giving their nervous, temperamental, ailing or elderly dogs an improved and better quality of life.
To learn more about how CBD oil can work for your pet, we’ve covered some important topics below like the types of ailments it can help with, how to choose a quality product, dosage guidelines and ways to talk to your vet about CBD.
Understanding How CBD Oil Works for Pets
The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) functions the same way in people as it does in pets. In fact, the ECS exists in all mammals with receptors in the body: in the organs, immune system, glands, connective tissues and the brain. Receptors are involved in a number of physiological processes including pain sensation, memory and appetite. In short, the endocannabinoid system provides an essential bridge between the body and mind.
The ECS in both dogs and humans is part of what maintains the natural balance in the body and is stimulated by endocannabinoids which we all produce internally. However, the ECS can also be stimulated by external cannabinoids. This includes Cannabidiol—commonly known as CBD—the non-psychoactive compound found in the hemp plants. Much like humans, pets can become deficient in endocannabinoids. This is where CBD comes into play for treating a variety of ailments.
If your pet is suffering from ailments like chronic pain, inflammation or anxiety, you might consider giving them a pet-friendly CBD product. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound, meaning it won’t make your dog “high.” In fact, CBD oil is known for being well-tolerated, even at large doses.
Benefits of CBD Oil for Pets
Because CBD oil for pets is typically produced from industrial hemp, it doesn’t come with the psychoactive effects present in high doses of THC. And can be used to safely treat or manage a variety of conditions in pets without the side effects associated with many conventional medications. Your pet may benefit from CBD oil if they suffer from:
- Acute or chronic pain
- Arthritis and inflammation
- Psoriasis or sensitive skin
- Itching from allergies
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Lack of appetite
- Separation anxiety
- Situational anxiety from loud noises, car travel or bad weather
- Chemotherapy-induced vomiting
- Motion sickness
By this point, you’re likely interested in incorporating CBD into their daily regimen. But with so many available products, where do you start? In the next section we offer advice on how to choose a quality CBD product for your pet and what to look out for.
Choosing a Good CBD Product for Your Pet
Not all CBD products are created equal. With the growing popularity of CBD oil for pets, there are many sellers jumping on the train to get their share of the market. However, not everyone makes a quality product. It’s always important to do your research to get the right CBD product for your furry friend.
- Buy Organic—Hemp can easily pick up contaminants from the soil it’s grown in, which you don’t want transferred to your pet. So make sure the CBD products you buy is grown on organic soil.
- Ask for a certificate of analysis—Serious companies will provide a certificate of analysis showing their product has been lab tested.
- Choose a product with a CO2 extraction method—This system uses carbon dioxide under high pressure and low temperatures to assure the purity of the product and to keep most of the cannabinoids intact.
- Choose a healthy carrier oil—For maximum absorb-ability, look for a CBD product that has an organic carrier oil. It should also be free of alcohol.
- Beware of products that contain essential oils—It’s easy to confuse natural with safe. Essential oils are potent substances that can pose serious risks for pets. While great for humans, essential oils can cause skin irritation in dogs and some are even toxic.
- If you can find reviews - If you can find reviews of the company’s products or of their service you can determine yourself if you feel comfortable dealing with them. Maybe they have a chat online where you can ask your questions and feel the customer service.
CBD Oil for Pets vs. Other Products
With the growing popularity of CBD, new products are entering the market every day—some are more effective than others. The three most popular CBD products for dogs are oils, capsules and treats.
- Tincture (oil)—This is the most common and effective method, providing the fastest relief from symptoms. CBD oils are always administered in drops. While the exact amount of drops needed for a dose can vary from one product to another, 2-4 drops taken 2-4 times a day is generally suggested.
- Capsules—CBD capsules are clean and come with easy measurements. Each capsule typically contains between 5-20 mg of CBD. Again, the exact number of capsules needed for a dose can vary from one product to another. But 1 tablet taken 1-2 times per day is typically suggested.
- Treats—Treats are great for sensitive pups and picky eaters. If you find you’re having trouble with oil or capsules, this might be the best method for your pet. Keep in mind that, unlike oil and capsules, CBD dog treats can contain varying concentrations of CBD per treat and can be less effective. Dosage is also known to vary by brand, so it’s best to follow the specific product guidelines.
How Much CBD Oil Should I Give My Pet?
Understanding the correct CBD dosage for your pet can be confusing. Many companies will show the amount of CBD per serving, the amount of CBD per milliliter and the amount of CBD per bottle. Always read the instructions and seek out more information on a product’s website if necessary.
As a general rule of thumb, it’s safe to follow this formula for the appropriate dosage: 0.50 mg x 1 kg of bodyweight.
Administer CBD oil orally, or if your pet is picky, it might be easier to mix with their food. Next, you’ll want to closely monitor their behavior, as it can take up to an hour to kick in. Always remember to start with the minimum dosage and increase if needed. Now that you have an understanding of dosage guidelines by weight, you’ll want to evaluate the type and severity of your dog’s ailments.
How to Talk to Your Vet About CBD Oil for Pets
Many pet owners prefer their vet’s advice on new supplements, medicine or food, so bringing up the topic of CBD oil can be uncomfortable, because of “the worlds” relationship to cannabis. Here are some suggestions on how to best approach the topic of CBD oil for your pet with your vet.
Be Open and Honest
First, keep in mind that while your vet may not be up to date on the latest research around CBD oil, it’s unlikely they will be surprised by your inquiry. With more pet parents curious about the benefits of CBD oil for dogs, they’ve likely already been approached about it.
You might mention that another pet-owner friend, who uses CBD oil, has noticed benefits for their dog or cat. You can also bring up news stories or articles about the benefits of CBD oil that are relevant to your dog’s situation. Don’t be hesitant to state why you are curious about CBD oil. And remember, that your vet has your pet’s best interests in mind.
Your vet sees many pets every day, so they may be able to share what other dog owners have found to be helpful. Here are a few questions you can ask your vet to start the conversation about CBD.
- In your practice, have you seen CBD oil benefit other pets?
- Are you familiar with any research or studies on CBD oil?
- What’s your personal opinion about CBD oil?
- Would you support my decision to give my pet CBD oil?
Potential Side Effects of CBD Oil for Pets
As you know by now, CBD is a non-psychoactive and non-toxic substance that will not cause an overdose in your dog. Unlike products that contain THC. THC is toxic for cats and dogs. However, as with anything new you give your pet, there can be some trial and error. It’s common for them to appear sleepy 30 minutes to an hour after giving CBD oil. However, there are some symptoms you should look out for.
- Excessive Sedation
Stop treatment immediately if your dog displays any of these side effects. After they are feeling better, try resuming treatment at a lower dose. If the conditions persist, fully stop treatment and contact your vet.
It never hurts to do some digging of your own. To date, there have only been a few studies published on CBD for animals. Which limits the amount of true scientific data. However, there is a wealth of anecdotal evidence to help you make an educated decision. Here is an example:
In this article, we continue to provide answers on the most frequently asked questions about cbd, and cbd oil products. Today, we take a closer look at how much cbd you should take in certain situations and occasions!
How much cbd oil should I take in general?
Begin with 1 drop 3 times a day. For more specifics please head over to our “Which cbd dose should I take” page. Important to know is, before we continue, that the dosage of cbd differs for each person, it is best to start small and gradually increase until you experience the desired result.
How much cbd should I give my dog?
There are many cbd products available for our pet, in many convenient forms. Extracts can be given from a dropper bottle directly into the mouth, added to food, dropped on a treat, rubbed into the bare skin or inside the ears, or dropped on an animal’s paw so they will lick it off. But to stick with the question. for animals, the cbd dosage can vary due to many different factors. It may be necessary to experiment a little to find the right amount, and how often to give. As a Spain based cbd company, we deal with this a lot. Spain is a country that is known for having a close relation with pets. The typical suggested starting cbd dose we recommend is 1 mg – 5 mg CBD per 5kg (10 lbs) of your animals body weight. For more information, download our free flyer:
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How much cbd should I take for anxiety?
Many people don’t realise how stressed out they are or what is exactly causing anxiety, or the attacks related to this. In order to explain more about the dose that is recommended, we advice you to continue reading this following article about the potential positive effects cbd can have in relation to stress and anxiety.
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How much cbd should I take against depression?
Please use the link above in the section: How much cbd should I take for anxiety?
How much cbd should I take for pain?
In times of more physical or mental strain, a dose that would normally be sufficient might not be enough, due to the higher demand for cannabinoids by the body. In case of severe pain, we recommend following these guidelines: Chronic pain and inflammation: 2.5-30 mg/day CBD for an average of 25 days.
How much cbd should I take to improve sleep?
Many of our customers use our cbd products to improve the quality of their sleep. After all, a good night’s rest can make all the difference during the day. It improves our quality of work, our creativity and let’s not forget our mood!
We recommend the following dosage cbd for a better quality sleep: 6-10mg cbd 1 hour before bedtime. Some people feel energised by cbd and can not take it before bedtime. In this case take your cbd oil morning, midday and the last dose 4 hours before bed.
In order to help treat sleep disorders: 40-160 mg of CBD daily
How much cbd should I take as an athlete?
Cbd oil: For more information
For a quick overview on the dosage of cbd oil, please use the following link: https://www.therealcbd.com/en/cbd-dosage-guidelines/
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The so-called ‘regular’ medicines often have a strict dosage. This is to prevent poisoning or aggravation of side effects. Too much is never good with medication. A too high dose of Tramadol (heavy painkiller) for example is just life-threatening. At valium, they even give the warning that it is extremely addictive. What about the dosage of pure CBD oil?
Before going over to the contents of this article, we just wanted to clarify that this blog post is an extension to: Which CBD dosage should I take?
CBD oil dosage, start carefully! Table of Contents
Follow this procedure if you are just starting with CBD oil
CBD Oil: Ways to take
CBD oil dosage
Although it says on the bottle that you should not exceed the daily recommended amount, the question here is whether there is an overdose that is bad for you. Let your body get used to it. It is absolutely important to get your body used to the CBD. If you use CBD oil for too short a period, the question is whether the effect is noticeable. To say after a week that it does not work does not make any sense. Your body has to get used to the oil.
The endocannabinoid system in your body responds to the CBD oil that supports that system. It probably took years that you have developed all sorts of complaints, so give your body time to support the CBD through the endocannabinoid system your body.
The best procedure
Every person is different. No one will respond the same to the CBD oil. No one will respond the same to a certain standard dose. Although there is a recommended dosage on the bottle, this dosage differs per brand.
Follow this procedure if you are just starting with CBD oil
Start with 1 or 2 drops, 3 times a day. Increase the dosage for 3-4 weeks
Divide the dose over 3 intake moments per day:
Increase the dosage until you experience the desired results. Do you have the idea that it really does not work, then rebuild. It is a dosing experiment where you have to take the time. For more specific information and guidelines on CBD dosage, please open the following link: https://www.therealcbd.com/en/cbd-dosage-guidelines/
CBD Oil: Ways to take
The best way to take CBD oil is to drip under the tongue. The active cannabinoids are then directly absorbed by the mucous membrane. This is a very efficient way of CBD dosing. When you swallow it, only 15% of the total active substance will remain and the effect will be less. When ingested, it enters your digestive system and through the liver in your blood. A large part of the active substances will then be broken down by your body before it has an effect. Keep that in mind. CBD is also available in capsules and, for example, in suppositories. With a suppository, it comes faster in your blood than with a capsule. Inhaling via an e-cigarette is also a possibility. See what is the best way for you. The method of intake is a preference that differs per person. Again under the tongue is the best way, because the oil is quickly absorbed through small blood vessels under the tongue. So then the active substance is very quickly in your blood where it can do its job.
For the ideal CBD dosage…Listen
Overdose is not possible with CBD oil. The amount of active substance will be greater, but that has no effect on its effect or the effect in your body and it is certainly not fatal. Always listen carefully to your body. Maintaining a list of your symptoms, in the beginning, can be a good way to gain insight, but also in the course after taking CBD oil. If you feel that it does not work, ask for advice from an expert. On the internet, there are all kinds of forums CBD, where a lot of knowledge can be found and where you can ask your question too.