CBD Dosing Guide – How Much CBD Should You Take?

One of the most common questions that we receive for inexperienced CBD users is: “How much CBD should I take and how often?” It is a great question and the answer is that it depends on several factors. Some CBD products for purchase come with a recommended dosage guide, but the truth is that CBD dosages depend on factors such as body weight, personal body chemistry, your age, and other health conditions you may have. Given that CBD is not yet regulated by the FDA, no official Dosage Guidelines have been issues but there are certainly safe parameters to start with.

CBD Dosage Guide: When determining your ideal CBD Dosage, your goal is to find the lowest dose that provides the benefits you need with few or no side affects. Our friends at cbdoil.org created a very helpful chart that calculates 1-6mg per pound of body weight, and the recommended dosage.

CBD Dosage Guide: How Much Should I Take?

Body Weight Low (Starting) Dose Medium Dose High Dose
100 lbs 10-20 mg 21-49 mg 50-60 mg
110 lbs 11-22 mg 23-54 mg 55-66 mg
120 lbs 12-24 mg 25-59 mg 60-72 mg
130 lbs 13-26 mg 27-64 mg 65-78 mg
140 lbs 14-28 mg 29-69 mg 70-84 mg
150 lbs 15-30 mg 31-74 mg 75-90 mg
160 lbs 16-32 mg 33-79 mg 80-96 mg
170 lbs 17-34 mg 35-84 mg 85-102 mg
180 lbs 18-36 mg 37-89 mg 90-108 mg
190 lbs 19-38 mg 39-94 mg 95-114 mg
200 lbs 20-40 mg 41-99 mg 100-120 mg
210 lbs 21-42 mg 43-104 mg 105-126 mg
220 lbs 22-44 mg 45-109 mg 110-132 mg
230 lbs 23-46 mg 47-114 mg 115-138 mg
240 lbs 24-48 mg 49-119 mg 120-144 mg
250 lbs 25-50 mg 51-124 mg 125-150 mg
260 lbs 26-52 mg 53-129 mg 130-156 mg
270 lbs 27-54 mg 55-134 mg 135-162 mg

“Again, these are just general guidelines. Some people need significantly more, while others need significantly less. For example, if you are living with extreme chronic pain, you will likely require a higher dose on a daily basis than someone who takes CBD occasionally to cope with situational anxiety.” Head over to CBDoil.org to continue reading more.

CBD Safety

To ease any initial concerns that you may have about the safety of CBD, CBD has been shown to be safe for humans in excess of 1500mg a day! (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) The only groups of people explicitly mentioned that should not be using CBD products are pregnant or breastfeeding women, or people currently using other prescription medicines. As always, we recommend that you consult with your healthcare provider if taking any other medications.

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