Choosing between CBD oils and gummies as your preferred option can be tough, as both offer similar benefits to helping you live a more natural, balanced lifestyle. But there are little differences you may not have considered that directs some people toward one over the other. Here’s what you need to know.
How Much CBD Is in Each Dose
CBD Oil: Depending on what you buy, the dosage per milliliter (ml) can vary quite a bit. For example, Frontier Jackson offers CBD oils that come with 16.6mg of CBD/ml, as well as ones that come with up to 66.6mg of CBD/ml. While not every individual will take a full dosage, which is usually 1ml worth of oil, CBD oil products provide options with higher CBD concentrations than other CBD products.
CBD Gummies: Unlike CBD oils, CBD gummies come with a predetermined amount of CBD per gummy. Depending on where you look, you could find some gummies that have as little as 5mg of CBD/gummy, or some that can be as high as 25mg of CBD/gummy. Even as the dosages are far apart in that respect, it’s much easier to know how much you’re getting each time you take one—there’s no guesswork required.
What’s Best for You? If you’re looking to address specific symptoms you’re experiencing, your best bet may be to take a CBD oil. The main reason being that the higher concentration of CBD in oils allows you to microdose throughout the day, extending the effectiveness of the CBD over time, rather than letting it peter out over the course of the day. With these higher concentrations, you’ll also get more total CBD to help provide relief.
But if you’re only looking to supplement your current lifestyle, CBD gummies are great because they’re easy to remember and take, and you likely won’t need to take higher concentrations of CBD to achieve your goal.
How You Take Them
CBD Oil: Traditionally, CBD oil is taken sublingually, which means placing the oil beneath your tongue and letting the CBD be absorbed through your mucus membranes. This is an effective way for the CBD to absorbed directly into your bloodstream. While technically this method doesn’t require you to ingest the oil, you can find both flavored and unflavored options since there will be some oil swallowed in the process.
CBD Gummies: Just like any daily vitamin or gummy candy you’ve taken, CBD gummies are 100% edible. Depending on which type of gummy you purchase, you’ll find that CBD gummies come in two options. The first is like those from Frontier Jackson that are filled with full spectrum hemp CBD oil, while others are coated in CBD isolate and therefore offer a little bit different benefits.
What’s Best for You? The method by which you take CBD comes down to personal preference. Taking CBD oils sublingually may be one of the most effective ways to get CBD into your system, but it may not feel natural to some. If you’d prefer something quicker or don’t enjoy with the taste of CBD oil, gummies are the way to go.
How Long It Takes to Feel an Effect
CBD Oil: Since CBD oils are taken sublingually, the time between putting the oil beneath your tongue and feeling the effects of the CBD will vary, but you could approximately start to experience the effects in your body in about 15-25 minutes. The variations come from a number of factors, including the size of the dosage and how big or small you are.
CBD Gummies: Similarly, CBD gummies can take anywhere from 20-30 minutes before you start to feel their effects. This time frame will vary just the same, as it will be dependent on how quickly you metabolize what you eat. Gummies are reliant on the digestive process to deliver you the positive effects you want out of a CBD product, so it’s important to be patient and wait for them to digest.
What’s Best for You? When it comes to CBD products, few options offer “instant” relief, so be sure to keep in mind what kind of relief you’re looking for. If you’re looking for that full body, quick relief, CBD oils are a great option. If you’re looking to take CBD daily as part of your overall wellness routine, gummies may be a preferred option.
Is One Option Better than the Other?
Deciding what to take is truly a personal preference. Many individuals prefer CBD oils due to the the higher CBD content, while others prefer CBD edibles because they’re easy to take and provide an exact dose of CBD every time.
The best way to enjoy the full range of benefits offered through taking CBD is to try multiple options or combine them. CBD oil can provide powerful, fast-acting relief, while CBD gummies can provide relief over an extended period of time.
No matter where you might be on your path toward living a more balanced, natural lifestyle, Frontier Jackson is here to help guide you on your new journey. Learn more about CBD today with any of our helpful guides.
Interested in Trying Both?
We offer a starter pack that includes ten servings of CBD oil and five servings of CBD gummies. Both products are made from full spectrum CBD oil to provide you with the powerful benefits of CBD, the 100+ additional cannabinoids in hemp, terpenes, flavonoids, and more.