CBD is the latest craze, with overwhelmingly positive benefits from pain relief to improving mental health, CBD is taking over the market. It comes to no surprise then that with the influx of CBD arrived many different forms of taking the popular supplement, including tablets and tinctures.
Tablets and tinctures are the most popular methods for supplementing CBD, as well as being two of the safest methods out there.
If you’re wondering which one to choose then you’ve come to the right place. The remainder of this article will discuss the pros, cons, and potential side-effects of each – helping you make a well-informed decision on which method to use.
CBD tablets, else known as capsules are commonly used as a treatment for digestive problems and seizure disorders such as epilepsy. These capsules are conveniently easy to swallow tablets used by many who wish to benefit from supplementing CBD. However, It wasn’t until recently the FDA approved CBD and the use of these capsules, with the main factor in their decision being the treatment of rare forms of epilepsy other drugs cannot currently compete with.
Nevertheless, as well as treating rare forms of epilepsy, these capsules can also be taken for other pain-related symptoms. Below we have created a pros and cons list to help you decide whether capsules/CBD tablets are for you:
Pros + Easy to measure the dosage, Convenient.
Cons – Some people may not be able to swallow them. Effect may take a while to kick in.
As well as the pros and cons outlined above, there is one potential side effect of the use of CBD tablets/capsules. This is the time from ingestion to pain relief may take a while.
CBD oil tinctures
Chances are you’re most familiar with CBD oil tinctures, they’re the ones seen in every shop window and on every other television AD. These tinctures come in a variety of brands and bottles, different flavours, prices, and even benefits targeted towards individuals.
When taking these tinctures, it’s important to spray under the tongue appropriately, while also being cautious and staying within the guidelines of 300mg daily.
Side effects of supplementing CBD through the use of oil tinctures include dry mouth, low blood pressure, light headiness, and also drowsiness. You can also see the pros and cons below:
Pros + Mix of flavours, Perfect for those who can’t swallow tablets.
Cons – Wide list of potential side effects. Can be difficult to measure the dosage. Often unsure which brands to trust.
The bottom line
With both CBD tablets and CBD tinctures having a very similar effect as they are essentially the same product, CBD tablets else known as capsules are often seen the safer, more convenient, and best option for supplementing CBD.
If you struggle to swallow tablets then the tinctures may be the better option for you.
However, before purchasing we recommend seeking professional medical advice to ensure the correct dosage of these capsules and whether or not you should be taking them in the first place.