If you are fed up with the age old methods of consuming CBD, you will absolutely love CBD gums. They’re like mushy candy that are sweet and flavorful, but packed full of cannabinoids. Compared to vapes and tinctures, this is a unique, but more fun way to introduce this phytonutrient into your system.
You can also find gums fortified with other powerful nutrients like apple cider vinegar, spirulina, turmeric, and many more. Because it’s a unique type of CBD and comes in many blends, it is extremely difficult to find the right match for you.
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So, follow our guide to find out what to look for in CBD gums.
The right guys
Not all CBD gums are formulated the same, some are highly effective while others have better taste. Here are the three most common types currently available in the market:
Highly dosed rubbers
On average, gummy bears usually contain 5 to 10 mg of CBD – a pretty decent dosage. CBDfx, on the other hand, contains 50 mg / serving, which corresponds to an all-day CBD requirement. If you are looking for a highly potent gummy bear this is your product.
For candy lovers looking for sweet flavors, gourmet gummies are well worth a try. However, they come in a huge range of flavors that include peach rings, sour gums, fruity flavors, and much more. They are formulated to mask the taste of CBD and give you a more fun experience.
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Mixing flavors, CBD, minerals, and vitamins together to create a complete nutritional package is a great concept. Such foods are growing in popularity because they provide such a wonderful way to fill nutrient gaps. You couldn’t be happier with this type of CBD, but they are slightly more expensive than other types.
CBD is extracted differently, which means we get three different types depending on the degree of purity – isolates, broad-spectrum and full-spectrum. If you’re looking for the purest forms of CBD, we recommend isolates. They are free from terpenes and volatile organic impurities, making the product perfect for medicinal use.
Broad spectrum CBD lacks THC and contains high concentrations of cannabinoids. On the contrary, full spectrum CD offers various cannabinoids as well as THC, which is why it is known to induce psychoactive effects.
Since this is food, there is more than just CBD in the formula. Some companies use preservatives to make them suitable for long-term use. There are also plenty of artificial ingredients and sweeteners to enhance the flavors in the servings.
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Anyone who suffers from allergies or is strictly vegan should stay away from ingredients such as fructose corn syrup. So, before receiving a bottle of CBD gums, read the ingredients list carefully to look out for unwanted compounds.
Artificial elements are not always involved in the formulation, as 100% organic CBD gums are also available. Everything from natural taste to color is obtained from organic sources in such ideal products.
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As mentioned earlier, the effectiveness of CBD gums does not stay the same for all types. For example, a 10 mg CBD isolate would not be as effective as a 10 mg full-spectrum CBD. The amount a person should in a single day depends on the type of health condition they are trying to treat. Serious problems like chronic pain and stress may require you to consume more than usual for optimal effects.
However, if you are unsure about the dosage, it is best to experiment with a small amount first. From point zero you will get a rough idea of how much CBD your body wants.
Third party testing
Currently, CBD gums are not FDA approved, which means that they do not guarantee the quality, effectiveness, and safety of these products. However, if you need to get the maximum benefit from it without suffering any harmful side effects, it is best to research the quality of the product.
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You can check that the ingredients have been checked for contaminants such as mold, pesticides, heavy metals, and other unwanted compounds. You can also compare the laboratory results of COA to the stated amount of THC and CBD to check the concentration.
A delicious taste
Since they are candies, they are meant to be delicious – that’s why they are formulated in the first place. They come in a wide variety of flavors including fruity, sour, chocolate, floral, etc. depending on the ingredients.
The most popular selection of flavors is the fruity spectrum – apple, strawberry, pineapple, pomegranate and so on. However, manufacturers have also discovered a unique blend of flavors to attract the crowd and offer them something different. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that you will bring a sip of happiness to your body, which is an experience worth having.
This article originally appeared in the Green Market Report and was republished with permission.