Which form of CBD is best for me?

Ready to level up your wellness with CBD but not sure where to start? There are many different ways to get CBD into your body and each format comes with its own benefits and considerations.  

Below is a quick guide to the most common CBD delivery formats, how they work and who they might be best for.

 

Format Sublingual Oral Topical Transdermal Inhalation
Examples Oils
Tinctures
Lozenges
Sprays
Edibles
Softgels
Beverages
Oils
Balms
Salves
Creams
Serums
Patches Vape oil
How it works CBD is absorbed by the glands under your tongue and enter your bloodstream CBD is processed by your digestive system and absorbed into your bloodstream CBD is absorbed by the skin but does not enter the bloodstream CBD penetrates the skin and passes directly to the bloodstream CBD enters the lungs where it is absorbed by the bloodstream
Bioavailability 12 - 35% 4 - 20% Not applicable 80 - 100% 30 - 50%
Time to onset 5 - 20 minutes 30 - 60 minutes Varies 20 - 60 minutes Immediate
Duration 2 - 4 hours 4 - 6 hours Varies 6 - 8 hours 45 - 60 minutes
Best for Most popular format; great for everyday use Lower intensity, longer lasting effects Localised relief for muscle aches, menstrual cramps Discreet, long-lasting effects Nearly instantaneous relief with a shorter duration

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