CBD E-liquids: Everything You Need to Know!

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The vaping market has been growing rapidly in recent years. Every day we see people on the streets of cities exhaling large amounts of vapour, using special devices for this purpose. Vapers are divided into two groups:

  • Former regular cigarette smokers.
  • New “electronic” smokers.

There are many reasons for this, from people taking up vaping to quit smoking, to those who simply want to enhance their social image.

Vaping is one of the most effective and popular ways to use CBD. With such a variety of products available, it is important to know which CBD oil products are appropriate for vaping.

   

1. What is CBD vape e-liquid?

CBD e-liquids are liquids containing CBD that are specifically designed for use in vape pens. These e-liquids are known for being vaporized by e-cigarettes. CBD e-liquids do not contain nicotine but require a liquid substance that can vaporize. Thus, they give a similar feeling to classic smoking.

2. What is in CBD e-liquid?

Overall, CBD e-liquids are no different from regular vape juices, only that they use CBD instead of nicotine. The base still consists of two main components, propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerin (VG). To put it as simply as possible, the former is responsible for flavour transfer and the latter for the amount of vapour.

Being an oil, glycerin binds and retains CBD molecules. This is why CBD e-liquids often contain more of it. For this reason, CBD e-liquids are often mistakenly called oil, which can be confusing.

The next ingredient is flavourings, and these can be either natural or artificial. The last ingredient is CBD extract.

3. Is CBD vape e-liquid legal in Europe?

While vaping with CBD is legal, that doesn’t mean you can vape on a train or in a public place. As a general rule, wherever smoking is illegal, you should assume that vaping is too. If you’re not sure, ask a staff member. Vaping in prohibited areas can result in a fine!

4. Should I vape CBD e-liquid?

Why is CBD e-liquid vaping worth trying if the most popular and convenient way to take CBD is oil? Let’s start with a little comparison of CBD oil and vape liquid.

CBD oil is essentially an extract of CBD from the cannabis plant suspended in a carrier oil solution. CBD oils are concentrated extracts specifically designed for ingestion (such as under the tongue). They are not meant to be vaped with a vape pen. This is because CBD oils are too thick to vaporize in a CBD vape pen.

CBD vape e-liquids use the same extract (with a different kind of carrier oil), which is then diluted with substances such as PG or VG that are not intended for oral use.

In short, you can’t inhale CBD oil, and vice versa, you can’t consume CBD e-liquids.

Below, we have listed some of the advantages of using a CBD vape:

  • High bioavailability
  • Easy to use
  • Quick onset of effect

5. Are e-liquids really the most efficient way to take CBD?

There are different ways of taking CBD. However, it is generally accepted that vapour inhalation of CBD is the most effective way to take this botanical ingredient.

Vaporizing CBD e-liquids is a more effective way to take CBD than ingestion or topical application because inhalation provides a greater amount of the ingested compound that immediately enters the bloodstream through the lungs and has an active effect on the body.

6. What types of CBD e-liquids are there?

CBD vape juices that are widely available in the market fall into three categories, depending on the procedure for treating and processing raw materials into CBD concentrate. They include:

  • Whole Plant E-liquid, which is a vape juice containing the full-spectrum CBD concentrate. Not only does it contain a comparatively high amount of CBD, depending on the extraction method, but also the rest of the “bouquet”, including terpenes, flavonoids and even THC, which provides the euphoric effect.
  • Broad Spectrum E-liquid, which is also a cocktail of ingredients extracted from cannabis. But it is completely free of THC molecules that are removed from the concentrate and not present in the products.
  • Pure CBD E-liquid, which contains CBD isolate, is a more technologically complex product. After extraction, the cannabis concentrate is further purified of impurities by steam or heat treatment and then filtered to reach a pure CBD concentration. The result is a product in the form of crystals consisting entirely of CBD.

Marry Jane’s customized CBD e-liquids are here to give you the best CBD experience. We have e-liquids for vaping in lemon, strawberry, blueberry and other amazing flavours.

7. What dosage should I take?

Vaping CBD e-liquid allows users to easily choose exactly how much CBD they consume and monitor CBD consumption throughout the day.

However, e-liquid CBD vape can be a little intimidating when you’re considering all the different options and strengths, so how do you determine which CBD e-liquid strength is right for you?

The answer to this question largely depends on what you want to get out of your CBD e-liquid. Depending on what you’re looking for, you may start to feel the effects of CBD within minutes of taking your first dose. Many recommend starting with a small one.

8. What are the side effects of vaping CBD?

To get a fuller picture of the side effects of CBD vaping, more research is needed. Here is a brief list of side effects:

  • Dry mouth: vaping causes dry mouth, which reduces the flow of saliva.
  • Low blood pressure: the general consensus is that CBD may relax blood vessels, leading to lower blood pressure.
  • Lightheadedness: it is suggested that a slight decrease in blood pressure caused by CBD can lead to dizziness and lightheadedness.
  • Drowsiness: there are correlations between vaping, CBD and tiredness – taking large doses of CBD may cause drowsiness.

9. Can you overdose on it?

2011 study on the safety and side effects of cannabidiol suggests that CBD is “toxic” when taken in the amount of almost 20,000 mg at one time. The proposed dosage for most beginners is about 5-20 mg per day. Unlike other substances, the toxic dose is not considered lethal.

The consensus of experts and the World Health Organization is that even in very high doses, CBD can cause severe drowsiness, lethargy, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhoea, and other unpleasant, disorienting side effects, but not death.

10. How much CBD can I get from vaping?

There is no predetermined dosage when it comes to inhaling CBD oil. Everyone is different when it comes to how much is right for them.

However, the most common way to solve this problem is to start small and proceed slowly. This means that you start with a small amount and gradually increase the dose over time until you find your starting point. You can inhale one puff, wait five minutes to evaluate how you feel, and continue until you find how much CBD works for you.

If you’ve decided that using CBD vape is what you need, it’s helpful to determine how much CBD is in your vape pen and per puff. This way, you can easily keep track of the dosage and quickly figure out how long a bottle of CBD vape juice will last.

To do this, you have to do the reverse work and figure out how much CBD is in a milliliter. Let’s start with Marry Jane’s CBD E-Liquid Strawberry of the 30 ml bottle size and 900 mg CBD amount. A quick maths calculation shows that we have 30 mg of CBD per ml (900/30 = 30).

11. Is CBD e-liquid homogeneous?

The term “homogeneous” means “the same composition throughout”. When you are looking for the best vape juice with CBD oil, you need to know if the composition of the product is homogeneous. In other words, you should look for a product that is well-mixed, homogeneous and not separated into layers to achieve the best CBD vaping experience. Separation results in uneven dosing when added to an e-cigarette, making it difficult to determine the amount of CBD being consumed, and this can lead to overdosing.

12. Is the e-liquid clear or cloudy?

The appearance of the product should give food for thought. As a rule of thumb, CBD e-liquids should always be transparent, and the level of transparency is a clear indicator of their quality.

In fact, a well-made CBD e-liquid should be crystal clear, allowing light to pass unobstructed through the liquid prior to the vaporization process.

Substandard products will appear cloudy and may even boast a thick consistency, once again hinting at excessive VG in the base.

13. Final thoughts

Remember, it’s up to you to decide which CBD e-liquid to choose to maximize its effects. With good research, you can get the best product that meets all your needs. Just make sure the CBD dosage is right for you so that you get the best vaping experience.

14. Sources

1. Is CBD vape legal? | Don’t get caught out (https://vapeandjuice.co.uk/blogs/cbd-advice/is-cbd-vape-legal)

2. Differences between CBD oil and CBD vape juice e-liquid (https://cfah.org/cbd-oil-vs-vape-juice/#CBD_Oil_vs_CBD_Vape_E-Liquid_Which_One_Should_I_Use)

3. Can you take too much CBD? (https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/take-too-much-cbd/71920)

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