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What is CBD Oil Tincture Used For

by | Feb 13, 2020

Did you realize there are many ways to take CBD oil? So many different methods are being talked about throughout the market, but what is CBD oil tincture used for and what makes it so special?

We can thank CBD compound (cannabidiol) for providing the many benefits of CBD oil. It actually didn’t come to the market until 2012 after being researched thoroughly when discovered in 1940.

CBD oil tinctures were the first products available and have remained popular in spite of all the new choices.

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Why is CBD oil tincture so popular?

  • It is formulated to turn the thick extract of CBD’s pasty consistency into a much more pleasing liquid and they are very easy to use.
  • Adding ingredients such as terpenes to CBD oil tincture is easy and enhances the overall effect.
  • Serving sizes are totally in your control. The CBD tincture’s dropper top provides flexibility you can’t find anywhere else.

What is a CBD Oil Tincture? 

A CBD tincture is a liquid supplement that contains CBD Oil along with other carrier oils. Tinctures help make CBD oil have a better taste better as CBD is pasty and very earthy and not everyone likes it.

Unfortunately, when adding other ingredients to tinctures it waters down the CBD content. Simply said, pure CBD extract contains more CBD than tinctures.

But wait…there is good news!

CBD oil tinctures can still have effective levels of CBD as they come in larger containers with greater serving sizes, making the CBD amount per serving on the same level with pure extract.

CBD Oils in Tinctures

CBD oil tinctures can be made with different kinds of CBD extract.

The two more common ones are full spectrum and isolate.

Full spectrum is known as the whole plant, pure CBD extract that has trace mineral or vitamins, terpenes and cannabinoids. It can contain 10-80% CBD and the rest is compounds from the plant.

Isolate is made by separating the CBD compound from all else, so what is left is all CBD. The crystalline format is crushed down to make a fine powder which is easier to work with and contains 95-99% CBD.

The more common one is isolate mainly because it is less expensive, but the demand for full spectrum is better received within the CBD community.

Consider the fact that for some isolate works well, however, others don’t find it as effective as full spectrum CBD. Full spectrum provides the entourage effect which is when the various terpenes and cannabinoids work together for a more enhanced effect.

That’s why we don’t offer tinctures as an option, but wanted to educate you on all the different CBD products available. Patriot Supreme’s CBD oil is pure and contains high levels of CBD to give you the most effectiveness with 0.0% THC.  

If your choice is to use a tincture, here’s how to use it effectively…

There is a strategy you need to follow when using a tincture to achieve the best result, it’s not as clear as you may think.

CBD oil tinctures are used under the tongue and then waiting a minute or so before swallowing. Why place it under your tongue, and then have to wait?

Well, it’s not about a precaution but rather an approach so the CBD can be absorbed into the capillaries under your tongue. This is somewhat a faster way for the CBD to get into your bloodstream. Also by placing CBD oil tincture under your tongue, it masks the taste which most people find unpleasant.  

Benefits of CBD Oil Tinctures

CBD oil products interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system as does CBD. This supports important functions in the peripheral and central nervous system and the brain. The endocannabinoid system is assigned to maintain balance in the body by keeping inflammation, pain sensation and stress regulated.

 Where to Buy CBD Oil Products

You can find CBD products in gas stations, health food stores, massage studios and many more places as well.

You do not need a medical card to buy CBD products that are made from industrial CBD oil, so buying online is a great option and they will come right to your front door.

However, when choosing CBD oil products, it is extremely important to do some research to verify the quality of the product and where it is made. Be certain to ask for third party lab testing or a COA and make sure the company uses farms within the US to source their CBD extract.

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