While the debate about the benefits of CBD is quickly coming to a resounding consensus, a new frontier of the debate has come into view of CBD enthusiasts; what is the best way to consume CBD?
The recent FDA ruling of allowing CBD products to be sold nationwide has led to an explosion of innovation within the industry. Gummies, pens, topicals, patches, and drops are just the beginning of a new wave of product innovation in the CBD market.
Many regular users will attest to their favorite way of consuming CBD, but for those looking to explore or expand their ways of getting that magical molecule, it’s helpful to review the benefits (and downsides) of each of the various product lines.
For Those Looking To Go About Their Day Uninterrupted
Drops, often referred to as tinctures, are a key asset to anyone’s CBD toolbelt. The drops, which often come in a wide variety of flavors, can be incorporated into any drink, drizzled into your mouth, or over any food.
CBD tinctures are highly potent herbal extracts. Typically, they’re made by steeping CBD-heavy flowers in a solvent mixture of alcohol and water. They are safe to ingest and provide a lot of bang for a little drop. Our Social Drops are made with phytonutrient-rich MCT oil blended with Isolate or Broad Spectrum CBD oil for fast acting absorption into the bloodstream.
I’ve found the drops to be most beneficial for those of us looking to incorporate the benefits of CBD throughout the day without much interruption. Since the drops can be added to pretty much any typical meal or drink, they are great to add as an accent to any breakfast, lunch or protein shake.
If that sounds like you, then I would recommend checking out some of Social CBD’s flavored-drops if you’re looking to boost your day!
For Those Who Are Always On-The-Go
Choosing the gummies as your preferred CBD vessel is by far one of the most convenient ways to consume CBD. Throw them in your gym bag, purse, or pocket and have easy access to wellness on the go.
The process for making CBD gummies is strikingly similar to home-made Jell-O (or Jell-O shots, which is my preferred way to each Jell-O). The key difference is the addition of CBD tincture into the gelatin mixture. This CBD mix incorporates with the gelatin to make the delicious snacks shown here.
For my own use, I’ve found two terrific ways to incorporate the gummies into my routine. First, as a post-workout treat for myself. The gummies add some much-needed fuel and the CBD helps cooldown stretching and muscle recovery. Second, the gummies are a great substitute for dessert after dinner — the CBD allows me to fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
For Those Who Need A Quick Boost
If you happen to be someone who’s looking to get small CBD benefits throughout the day, then CBD pens could be the right choice for you. The ease and convenience of having a CBD pen on your person are terrific for those needing a quick boost of wellness.
Social CBD’s pens are filled with pure-hemp derived extract and often combined with essential oils to add some additional flavor. The process is pre-built in, so there is nothing you need to do to enjoy pens (except perhaps charging the battery of the pen).
The simplified way of keeping a pen on my person has proven a great option for traveling, especially long road trips. One puff on my favorite Focus Peppermint CBD Vape Pen and I feel ready to take on the road ahead of me. The pens are low-impact, space-saving options when having to choose between fitting another pair of sandals or a beach towel in my to-go bag.
Explore More Options
While drops, gummies, and pens are certainly some of the most popular ways of getting some of that terrific CBD, they are by no means the only option.
New innovations are coming out every day. So, if you’re curious about other options that might be right for you, I recommend taking a look at Social CBD’s full line of products available.