How to Vape CBD for Beginners

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If you are interested in learning about all of the different ways to consume cannabis, then you might be interested in vaping. Vaping or vaporizing has become a very popular method of consuming cannabis, as it is considered much safer and less harmful than smoking. At the same time, it's also very easy; it features a fast, high absorption rate, and it's very cost-effective too.

Today,  we are talking about CBD vapes, not THC vapes. Right off the bat, CBD vapes aren't going to get you high; although they do have many different benefits, they are not psychoactive or intoxicating. However, CBD can have many different benefits in relation to sleep, pain and inflammation relief, and anxiety and stress relief.

With that being said, there are probably quite a few questions that you have. So, today we want to do a CBD for beginners guide to vaping. We're going to answer all of your most pressing questions, such as how to use CBD oil in a vape pen, as well as how much CBD oil you should take the first time. Let's get through it and figure out everything there is to know about vaping CBD.

Key Takeaways

  • CBD is cannabidiol, one of the main cannabinoids found in hemp and cannabis.
  • CBD has many potential benefits for the mind and body.
  • There are various ways to vape CBD.
  • Beginners should start with small quantities of CBD.

What is CBD? An Introduction

CBD stands for cannabidiol. CBD is one of the main cannabinoids found in cannabis or hemp. CBD is not psychoactive, unlike THC. THC is the substance found in cannabis that gets you high and intoxicates you. CBD, on the other hand, is not an intoxicant or psychoactive, which means that it won't get you high. This is beneficial for anybody who wants to reap all of the rewards that cannabis has to offer without being intoxicated.

Although more research is still required on this front, CBD is thought to have a wide variety of benefits for both the human mind and the body. It is thought that CBD can help relieve anxious thoughts, lower stress, and potentially relieve symptoms related to depression.

At the same time, CBD may also help to increase your body's ability to digest food and may also help to stop gastrointestinal upset. Furthermore, it is also thought that CBD is an anti-inflammatory and analgesic, which means that it should have the ability to help relieve pain and inflammation.

Moreover, because it helps relieve pain and inflammation and because of its potential as an anxiety reliever, it is also thought to help you get a good night's sleep. Whatever way you look at it, CBD is a very beneficial substance, so we do recommend trying it.

How Does CBD Make You Feel?

If you are wondering how CBD makes you feel, just keep in mind that it is not psychoactive or an intoxicant. Unlike THC, which can make you feel very elated, happy, giggly, social, talkative, and euphoric, as well as tired, sedated, tingly, heavy, and just impaired in general, CBD will not do any of these things for you.

That said, just because CBD does not intoxicate you does not mean that you can't feel it. CBD does have a variety of effects on both the human mind and body. Although more research is required on this front, it is thought that CBD can help you feel a little happier and less anxious. It may also be able to help relieve stress.

On one front, it is thought that CBD has the ability to reduce the amount of cortisol that your adrenal glands produce when you are stressed out. This would mean that CBD can help you calm down from a stressful situation much faster than you otherwise would.

Moreover, it is also thought that CBD can increase both serotonin and dopamine production in your brain, which would therefore help to make you feel calmer and happier while simultaneously reducing anxious, depressive, and stressful thoughts.

Simply put, CBD may very well be a mood regulator that can improve your mental state. On a physical front, CBD is thought to help relieve inflammation and pain. As you can see, CBD has a wide variety of potential benefits that you might want to take advantage of. If you do want something that will also get you a little high, check out our Botany Farms Live Resin CBD + THC Tincture.

How Much CBD Should a Beginner Start With?

How much CBD should I take the first time? This is a question that we often get asked, so let us answer. First and foremost, remember that how much CBD you should take is going to depend on a variety of factors. This includes the purity of the CBD product in question, your size and weight, and how fast your metabolism is.

However, if you are worried about any potential side effects happening, which are usually fairly rare, you should start with a low dosage. You could always start by taking a few milligrams to see how you react. However, if you are looking to treat something like pain or anxious thoughts, we recommend starting with 0.1 milligrams for every pound of body weight. This means that if you weigh 150 pounds, you should take 15 milligrams of CBD.

For most people, the recommendation is that you take 0.25 milligrams of CBD for each pound of body weight. This means that you should take just under 40 milligrams of it. If you are a very large person with a fast metabolism and you have very anxious thoughts or extreme pain that you are looking to treat, you could always up the dosage to 0.5 milligrams of CBD for each pound of body weight, which would mean taking 75 milligrams of CBD, given that you weigh 150 pounds.

How to Vape for Beginners—CBD Oil: How to Get Started

If you are confused as to how to vape CBD, there are three main options at your disposal, including reusable vape pens, disposable vape pens, and CBD flower vaporizers. Let's take a quick look at each of the three to see what you are in for.

Reusable Vape Pens

First, we have reusable vape pens. Now, these come in two different forums. First, we have refillable CBD vape pens, which come with a cartridge that you can unscrew and then refill with your own CBD juice. These tend to be the most cost-effective, plus they produce more flavor and vapor than disposables.

That said, because there are more moving components, such as a lid on the cartridge that you unscrew, they are prone to breaking. We then have the other kind of reusable vape pen, which is the type that comes with a battery and a cartridge separately. Now, technically speaking, the vape pen itself, otherwise known as the battery, is reusable. Here, you just keep recharging it.

However, the cartridge itself, which contains the oil is not reusable. These must be purchased separately. These are not quite as cost-effective as the refillable ones, although they are easier to use because you don't have to deal with refilling a cartridge with greasy oil. The reusable vape pen with a CBD oil cartridge is perhaps one of the most popular ways to vape CBD, as it's just really easy.

Disposable Vape Pens

We then have the disposable vape pen. These are generally the easiest to use because you never have to deal with refilling them or buying new cartridges. With that being said, they aren't overly cost-effective, as you're paying for convenience. At the same time, they usually don't get quite as hot, produce as much flavor, or produce as much vapor as the reusable kinds.

CBD Flower Vaporizers

We then have CBD flower vaporizers, which are designed to vaporize actual hemp CBD flower. In other words, whereas the other two options saw you using CBD oil or concentrate, here you are using the actual flower, such as you would use to grind and roll with. Many people do like these, although they are going out of fashion a little bit, mainly because they don't last that long.

CBD flower vaporizers tend to get pretty dirty and require a lot of maintenance. However, many people do like them because they aren't nearly as strong or harsh as oils or concentrates. At the same time, CBD flower may only contain a very low percentage of CBD, whereas the concentrates are usually very potent. Therefore, if you want CBD but don't want it to be too potent, using a CBD flower vaporizer is probably best.

What Does Vaping Feel Like for the First Time?

If we are talking about the act of vaping itself, if you have ever smoked before, as a comparison, vaping is not quite as harsh. Smoke tends to be much hotter and harsher on the throat and lungs than vapor.

If you would rather stick with smoking, check out Botany Farms Blueberry Kush CBD strain. We also have some really nice Sugar Queen CBD Pre Rolls for you to check out. Remember, here we are talking about vapor, not smoke, so it's automatically a lot healthier and less harsh.

However, this is not to say that you won't cough a little bit. Moreover, you might also get a little bit of a head rush, especially if you pull too hard. If we are talking about what the CBD itself will feel like, you'll probably feel a bit calmer, more relaxed, and sleep better, and you might experience a bit of pain relief too.

What is the Ideal CBD Vape Temperature?

If you are a beginner looking for a very balanced experience, you should set your vape to between 166 and 188 degrees Celsius or between 330 and 370 degrees Fahrenheit. However, if you are looking for the most intense experience with the biggest effect, you'll want to turn the temperature up a bit, to between 188 and 227 degrees Celsius or between 370 and 440 degrees Fahrenheit.

This is assuming that you have a vape where the temperature is adjustable. Remember, many vapes don't allow you to adjust the temperature at all and simply have one preset temperature that everything gets vaped at.

How Long Does Vaping CBD Last?

If you vape CBD, it will generally last for up to three hours, although not longer. Vaping CBD doesn't last all that long. If you want something that is going to last a lot longer, then check out our own Botany Farms Mixed Flavor CBD Gummies.

Final Thoughts: How to Vape CBD for Beginners

What it all comes down to is that vaping CBD is a great way to consume your CBD and read all of its benefits. Now it's just up to you to figure out what method of vaporizing you want to use.

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