Dosage and Application

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CBD dosage: differences between CBD oil and medical CBD

CBD for free CBD oil is extracted from hemp plants with low THC content. Depending on the extraction method and the carrier substance, the quality can vary considerably. In contrast, medicinal CBD is extracted from THC-rich cannabis plants that are grown and processed under strictly controlled conditions.

By comparison: commercial hemp offers 4 to 5 percent CBD and only small pinches of THC. In contrast, specially bred medical cannabis plants can have a CBD content of 10 percent or more. The THC content is also much higher, so no freely available CBD oil can be produced from it.

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CBD doses in studies

In one study, patients:in with treatment-resistant epilepsy in childhood received pure CBD at a dose of 2 to 5mg/kg per day, which was dosed until intolerance or up to a maximum dose of up to 50 mg/kg per day to achieve a pharmacological effect.
Thus, a person with a body weight of 65 kilograms starts with a dose of 130 to 325mg of CBD, which is then slowly increased to a maximum dose of 3250mg per day.
Assuming that a 10ml bottle of CBD oil with 1000mg produces about 200 drops, where one drop has about 2.2mg of CBD, one would have to take between 59 and 147 drops to reach the initial dose and about 1477 drops to reach the maximum dose. At the maximum dose, that would be about seven bottles of CBD oil per day.
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Dosage of medicinal CBD and CBD oil

So far, there is no uniform dosing scheme, let alone a guideline or similar, neither for pharmaceutical grade CBD nor for CBD oil. There are only several dosage recommendations, the best known being the following dosage scale:

Dose type Desired dosage: amount of CBD in mg per day Diseases/Symptoms
Microdosing 0.5 to 20 mg Stress, inner restlessness, fears, etc.
Standard dosage 20 to 100mg Arthritis, multiple sclerosis
Macrodosis 400mg Epilepsy, severe chronic malaise

It can be assumed that this scheme was created for CBD oil dosing. These amounts may be too low for medical use. In addition, it should be noted at this point that diseases such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis or epilepsy should not be treated with CBD oil without consulting a doctor.

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CBD dosage recommendations

Each person who decides to use CBD products in oil form needs time and patience to find his or her own personal dosage range. Beginners should start with 2 or 5 percent oils and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. As a general rule, manufacturers recommend a dosage of one to three drops, so that you can first observe your own body and wait to see how it reacts. The effect may take 60 to 90 minutes, and the duration of the effect may be eight hours. If it has no effect, the dose can be repeated the following day or increased to four or five drops. Even so, the first thing to do is to wait and observe the body. If again there is no effect, it is possible to try the next higher percentage oil – of course with a low dose at the beginning.

In this way, users can approach their personal dose step by step.

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What is the danger of high doses of CBD?

The fact that the substance is of natural origin does not automatically mean that it can be taken safely and innocuously. CBD can also cause side effects and interactions. In studies where high doses were used, the following side effects were observed:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Gastrointestinal problems

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Is there such a thing as CBD intoxication?

The fact is that CBD is, by definition, a psychoactive substance. Thus, the term psychoactive refers to a substance that acts on the central nervous system and influences certain brain functions. Although CBD does not have the same effects as THC, it can cross the blood-brain barrier and bind to receptors in the central nervous system. In one study, researchers:inside found that a 400mg dose of CBD vaporized through a vaporizer led to a dissociated state.

Test subjects described a feeling of alienation from themselves, a sense of unreal surroundings, and altered internal and external perceptions. In conclusion, the researchers state that medium and high doses can induce a kind of intoxication when ingested, although the exact mechanisms are still unclear.

What does this mean in terms of the daily limit? In fact, there are still many unanswered questions.

Tip: For this reason, it is especially important to handle CBD responsibly. Uncontrolled use can pose risks. For this reason, users should closely observe their body and its reactions.

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How much CBD per day?

There is much disagreement about the maximum daily amount. It should be noted that, although CBD is a natural substance, it should not be taken uncontrollably and without hesitation. Studies have shown that medium-high and high doses around 400 mg can impair cognition, although not to the same extent as THC. In addition, high doses are suspected of causing toxic liver damage. Therefore, users should always follow the manufacturer’s dosage instructions or consult a physician if necessary.

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How many mg of CBD per kg?

In scientific studies, CBD is used in pharmaceutical grade and in very high doses. Dosage is based on body weight. These schemes are not transferable to open access CBD oils. Therefore, it is recommended to follow the manufacturer’s dosage guidelines.

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How much CBD for a neophyte?

Each manufacturer provides dosing guidelines for their products, which users should generally follow. For people who are new to CBD, the recommendation is to start with two to five percent CBD oil and a maximum of three drops. If this shows no effect, it is possible to slowly increase the dose. The manufacturers also provide information in this regard.
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What role do CBD concentrations play?

Most CBD oil manufacturers indicate the CBD content in percentage. The conversion is simple:

Percentage Quantity in 10ml
2 percent 200mg
5 percent 500mg
10 percent 1000mg
15 percent 1500mg
20 percent 2000mg

However, it is the case that, for example, two drops of a 5% CBD oil contain approximately the same dose of CBD as one drop of a 10% oil.

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CBD dosage recommendations

Each person who decides to use CBD products in oil form needs time and patience to find his or her own personal dosage range. Beginners should start with 2 or 5 percent oils and follow the manufacturer’s instructions. As a general rule, manufacturers recommend a dosage of one to three drops, so that you can first observe your own body and wait to see how it reacts. The effect may take 60 to 90 minutes, and the duration of the effect may be eight hours. If it has no effect, the dose can be repeated the following day or increased to four or five drops. Even so, the first thing to do is to wait and observe the body. If again there is no effect, it is possible to try the next higher percentage oil – of course with a low dose at the beginning.

In this way, users can approach their personal dose step by step.

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Taking CBD: What does the effect depend on?

The interaction of the active substances in hemp and the effects on the human body are very complex. Research is only in its infancy, so there is as yet no clear evidence on mode of action with different diseases and symptoms and no uniform dosage guidelines.

Basically, each person reacts differently to the substances administered to them. This also applies to the phytocannabinoids and other ingredients in hemp. In this sense, the spectrum of the effect depends on very individual factors. From experience it is known that, for example, three drops of CBD oil with 5 percent already have an effect on one person and not on another. On the other hand, there are people who feel no effect after taking ten drops of a 20 percent oil. Others report positive experiences when taking two drops of a 10 percent oil. This alone demonstrates the difficulty of dosing.

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