How long do the effects of CBD last?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound found in cannabis plants. It has recently gained popularity because of its potential health benefits. CBD is non-intoxicating and does not produce the “high” associated with marijuana. 

Many people are curious about how long the effects of CBD last. In this blog post, we will discuss the duration of CBD’s effects and how they vary depending on the method of administration.

Effects of CBD When Ingested (Taken Orally)

CBD effects can last anywhere from one to six hours. The length of time depends on the dosage, the method of administration, and the person’s physiology. When taken orally, CBD is absorbed through the digestive system and metabolized by the liver. When using CBD in an oil tincture, this process takes longer than other administration methods, so the effects may not be felt for up to two hours. The effects of oral CBD can last for four to six hours.

It’s important to note that there is a difference between drinking CBD-infused beverages, or ingesting CBD oil, compared to eating CBD-infused food. Due to advances in Nano emulsion technology, a high-quality CBD drink, for instance, may not take as long to metabolize, and some report feeling effects within 10-30 minutes.

Effects of CBD When Inhaling or Smoking

When inhaled, CBD is absorbed through the lungs and enters the bloodstream more quickly than when taken orally. The effects of inhaled CBD can be felt within 10 minutes and typically lasts one to three hours.

Effects of CBD When Applied Topically

CBD is also available in topical form, which can be applied to the skin. Topical CBD is absorbed through the skin and does not enter the bloodstream. The effects of topical CBD are localized and can last for four to six hours.

What are the noticeable effects of CBD?

CBD is known to produce a variety of effects, including reducing anxiety, relieving pain, and improving sleep. Most people tolerate CBD well and do not experience any severe side effects. If you are considering taking CBD, it is essential to talk to your doctor first. They can help you determine the best dosage and method of consumption for your individual needs.

Can I take too much CBD?

CBD is non-toxic and does not have any known adverse side effects. However, starting with a low dose is important and increasing gradually as needed. Taking too much CBD can cause some people to feel drowsy or dizzy. If you experience any adverse side effects after taking CBD, stop taking it and talk to your doctor.


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