Cooking with CBD
The benefits of CBD oil are becoming known to the public and people are looking for ways to use CBD. A person can put the oil under their tongue but some may not like the taste. These are some tips for cooking with CBD oil to get the benefits and make the oil easy to use.
How Much CBS Oil to Use?
Most products recommend using between 5 and 10 milligrams of the oil. This amount will need to be adjusted based on taste. A person may have to increase the dosage when cooking to feel the same effects. It is recommended to start with a lower dose and increase it as needed.
How to Store CBD Foods
CBD foods should be stored in a cool and dry place. Heat and air may reduce the terpenes found in the oil. If the products are stored correctly they can last for up to 18 months.
When purchasing CBD oils look for those that are organically grown to reduce the chance of heavy metal contamination in the soil. Almost 70 percent of the CBD products are labeled incorrectly so take the time to research the company before making a purchase.
How to Use CBD Oil
Often CBD oil is used under the tongue and it will into effect from 5 to 15 minutes. The effects should last between 2 and 4 hours. Everyone processes the CBD differently so times and dosage may vary.
CBD Energy Bites
These energy bites are tasty and they can help a person relax. These bites contain granola, chocolate chips, nut butter, honey, CBD oil or powder, a touch of cinnamon, and are topped with chia or sunflower seeds. All of these items except the seeds are mixed and allowed to chill. They are then rolled into balls and topped with the seeds. These energy balls can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.