How does vaping CBD make you feel?
To answer that question, we start by understanding what CBD and vape liquid. CBD is short for cannabidiol. It is one of the most therapeutic substances obtained from the cannabis plant.
Cannabis contains more than 130 officially identified compounds (aka cannabinoids mentioned). Cannabidiol and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) remain the most popular cannabinoids.
The main differences between CBD and THC are the interaction between the two substances and the mind of the user. THC is known for its psychoactive and intoxicating properties. On the other hand, CBD has no mind-altering or intoxicating effects.
What exactly is “Vape juice” (or liquid)?
As the name implies, vape juice is simply a liquid meant to Coat. Vaping refers to the inhalation of vapor through a special battery-powered device known as an e-cigarette or an evaporator. There are many brands of e-cigarettes, such as gosmokefree.
Now, the vaping process not only simulates traditional cigarette smoking, but is also considered a healthier alternative to smoking. Most experts recommend vaping to chronic cigarette smokers who are trying to quit smoking.
A fundamental difference between vaping and smoking is that smoking involves combustion while vaping does not. When vaping, vape juice is delivered in a specialized tank in the vape device. When you turn on the e-cigarette, the batteries power the coil, which in turn heats the liquid in the tank. The liquid evaporates and as you suck air out of the device, the created suction pulls the vapor into your mouth.
Usually there are five main ingredients for vape juice:
- Vegetable Glycerin (VG) – This is a natural sweetener that is used as a preservative for the other ingredients of the vapor juice. It also increases the thickness of the vapor oil.
- Propylene glycol (PG) – PG is a colorless, odorless alcohol that promotes the release of flavors from a vape juice, giving a throat hit similar to what users experience when smoking tobacco.
- Flavorings – A typical vape juice comes with loads of flavorings, including vanilla, fruity, chocolate, just to name a few.
- Water – Vape juice manufacturers add water to their products to bring the flavors to the mouth of the vaper.
- Nicotine Contrary to popular belief, most vape juices do contain nicotine. The substance is more than 99% safe by inhalation in particulate form. Aside from addiction, there are no documented health risks from nicotine use.
So, what about CBD vape cartridges?
Now when you add CBD to the above ingredients, it is known as “CBD vape juice”. This CBD vape juice goes by many other names, including CBD vape oil and CBD e-liquid. There are numerous benefits of vaping CBD vape liquid, including enjoying all of the therapeutic benefits that cannabidiol brings.
Here are some conditions you can treat or improve by vaporizing CBD e-liquid;
- Diseases characterized by pain, including arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and endometriosis
- Conditions manifested by inflammation, such as inflammatory bowel syndrome, cancer and psoriasis
- Anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
- Neurological conditions such as seizures
Vaping the CBD can also help relieve insomnia and increase your appetite, energy levels and mental focus.
Another important advantage of CBD vape is that it is easy to administer. That’s because the e-liquid comes with predetermined CBD strengths, giving you more control over the amount of liquid you need to evaporate.
Finally, CBD cartridges are available in a wide variety of CBD strengths and flavors. This is especially important for beginners who can opt for e-liquids with a lower CBD concentration and sweeter flavors. As you gain experience and become a seasoned vaper, you have a lot more flexibility in terms of the flavors and CBD strengths you can experiment with.
So, how does CBD liquid make you feel?
CBD vape liquid gives different feelings to different vapers. That largely depends on a number of factors, including the concentration of CBD in the e-liquid and the individual sensitivity of a vaper to cannabidiol.
Before using a CBD vape liquid, you must first understand the power of cannabidiol in the liquid. The higher the CBD strength, the more powerful the substance.
Ideally, you cannot distinguish the strength of your CBD vape juice as you vaporize the substance. You can only assess the strength of the CBD when its effects occur. For example, it can take 10 hours for a CBD vape juice to start at a lower CBD concentration. On the other hand, an e-liquid with a higher CBD strength can be effective within 3 hours or faster.
But while CBD doesn’t give an immediately perceptible feeling, the equation suddenly changes when it comes to a full spectrum CBD.
Essentially, CBD liquid for vaping can be divided into three groups depending on the number of cannabinoids in the substance.
In that regard, we have CBD isolates, substances that contain no cannabinoid other than CBD. Then there are broad spectrum CBD products formulated to contain other cannabinoids but eliminate the psychoactive THC. And finally, there are full spectrum CBD vape liquids that contain different forms of cannabinoids, including THC.
If your e-juice is made from full spectrum CBD, you will experience the famous ‘high’. That’s because of the mind-altering effects of THC in the liquid. Contrary to popular belief, THC’s psychoactive effects aren’t all bad. Medical experts recommend full spectrum CBD vape liquid as vapers can synergize the therapeutic effects of CBD and THC in the liquid.
However, novice vapers should be the first to experiment with low doses of THC, especially when vaping for medicinal purposes. Also, seasoned vapers should ensure that when they buy full spectrum CBD vape liquid it always contains the acceptable THC concentrations. In the US, a full spectrum CBD vape liquid is legal only to the extent that it contains a maximum of 0,3% THC, while in Europe it may often be a maximum of 0,2% THC (depending of country).
Most CBD vape liquids have no psychoactive properties unless the liquid contains a lot of THC. When looking for a CBD e-liquid product, the deal is to research the ingredients used and make sure they are safe for consumption. Pay particular attention to the power of THC, especially if you’re looking for a full spectrum CBD vape juice.
✓ To answer that question, let’s start by understanding what CBD and vape liquid are. CBD is an abbreviation for cannabidiol. It’s one of the most