We Want To Know: How Many CBD Gummies Should You Eat?

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If you want to learn a little more about CBD gummies before you consider including them in your routine, you’ve come to the right place! While chances are you’ve heard about this type of ingestible, if you’ve never tried one, you probably have some questions. Although they look (and taste) delicious, CBD gummies are designed to do so much more than offer a sweet and fruity flavor for your tastebuds. Gummies can be a quick and easy way to find relief from pain, anxiety, and may even help you wind down before bed to get that restful sleep you need. But what is the right amount to take, and how do you know how many to eat?

Getting to know the answers to these questions might require a little experimenting on your part, but it is well worth the time learning how your body responds to these ingestibles! Let’s take a closer look at:

  • The benefits of CBD gummies
  • When to use CBD gummies
  • How many CBD gummies you should eat

What are the Benefits of CBD Gummies? 

Why including CBD gummies in your routine could be just what you need

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CBD gummies are a convenient way to enjoy the benefits of CBD. Image courtesy of Amazon.

CBD gummies contain cannabidiol oil, which is a compound that occurs naturally in hemp plants. This is then combined with the chewy, fruity ingredients of a gummy to give you an easy and discreet way to take CBD. Many people enjoy including CBD gummies in their routine because it’s a little easier to take them and then go about your day. You don’t need to worry about using a dropper or applying anything to your skin in order to get the relief you’re looking for. Once you take the gummy, it will travel through your digestive system first, and can take from 30 minutes to one hour to begin to work. The CBD from these ingestibles may take a little longer to get started, but you may find that the relief it brings can last longer. 

There are a lot of benefits of using CBD gummies, no matter what you’re seeking relief from:

  • Easy to use. Gummies are one of the easiest ways to administer CBD. Simply take one (or two depending on the strength of the CBD), and you’re ready to go. CBD gummies are also very convenient for on the go dosing, since their container can be thrown in a purse or a bag.
  • Taste great. Gummies come in all kinds of flavors, from lemon, berry, watermelon, strawberry and more--there’s a delicious flavor out there for everyone.
  • Pre-dosed. Each gummy contains a specific amount of CBD, which is always on the label of the container, so you know how much you’re getting. For example, if the bottle has 300mg total CBD, you know that each of the 30 pieces in it contain 10mg of CBD each. 
  • Discreet. Because CBD gummies look like regular gummies, no one will know they have a little something extra in them, making them the ideal choice for administering your CBD dose anytime and anywhere. 

As you can see, there are many reasons why adding a CBD gummy to your lifestyle is a great idea! 

When Can You Use CBD Gummies?

What to take CBD gummies for and the best time to take them

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You can use CBD gummies to help with pain, anxious thoughts, or to help wind down before bed. Image courtesy of Amazon.

You can take CBD gummies to reduce your body’s overall response to the inflammation of muscles and joints, which can help the pain to subside. You can also take CBD gummies to help promote a sense of calm, and reduce anxiety caused by busy daily schedules. Another reason to enjoy CBD gummies is to reduce stress and unrest at night, and finally get into a healthy sleep cycle.

We mentioned earlier that CBD gummies are a discreet way to administer your CBD. This means that no matter when you’d like to take your gummy, you can do so with ease. When you take your gummy can depend on why you’re taking CBD as well. If you need help with daily pain, you might want to consider taking your gummy in the morning, so that you can benefit from the effects of CBD throughout the day. Using CBD is a natural way to help with chronic pain you’re dealing with frequently. If you find that the gummy is not enough over the course of a couple of hours, you can either take an additional gummy, or consider applying a topical to the site of your pain in addition to the gummy. A CBD cream or balm is a great way to bring targeted relief to the site of the pain, while the gummy helps to bring an overall sense of calmness and relief to your body.

If you’re using CBD to help with anxiety or to reduce stress, adding a gummy to your morning routine could be just what you need. No one wants to feel stressed or anxious any longer than they have to, so by including a CBD gummy in your day, you can head off those feelings and instead bring a sense of calm and relaxation to your routine. Because gummies are digested first before getting to your bloodstream, you could feel the soothing benefits of the CBD for longer amounts of time than other consumption methods--keeping you relaxed longer.

However if you’re interested in taking CBD to help with sleep, make sure to take your gummy 30 minutes to one hour before you decide to turn in. This will allow your body time to begin to digest the gummy and release the CBD into your bloodstream. A good way to do this is by taking the gummy as you’re starting to wind down for the night. By the time you reach your bed, the CBD will have had a chance to reach your bloodstream and can help you relax and unwind, and get some restful sleep. 

How Many CBD Gummies Should You Eat?

How do you know how many gummies to take to feel the effects?

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While the release of CBD into the bloodstream may take longer with gummies, you can enjoy the benefits of the CBD for longer periods of time. Image courtesy of Seventh Sense.

When you’re starting a new routine like adding CBD gummies to your day, we always suggest that you start low and go slow. Most CBD gummies come in 5-30mg doses, so it’s a good idea to start off with one gummy on the lower end of the spectrum that contains 5-10mg of CBD. See how that gummy makes you feel, and if you decide that you’re not feeling the effects (relief from pain, anxiety, or getting restful sleep) then consider taking another gummy a few hours later. If after a couple of days you find that this schedule is still not helping, consider starting off your day with two gummies, and determine if this dose works a little better to relieve pain or anxiety. If you’re taking gummies before bed, start with the same low amount and adjust if you're finding that it’s not helping you find a better sleep cycle. 

A great gummy to try out is Seventh Sense’s  Bliss CBD Gummies. Made with 10mg of 100% hemp-derived CBD and all natural berry flavor, these gummies are an easy way to help ease daily aches and pains, help your mind relax, or prepare for sleep at the end of the day. You can start out by taking one of these, and if you need to, can increase to two gummies to get the relief you need.

CBD gummies are a convenient and tasty way to include CBD in your lifestyle. They’re easy to dose and can provide all the benefits of CBD in just one or two delicious gummies.

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