CBD Patches – The Convenient Alternative | BROWN’S CBD UK
After careful consideration, research and testing, we are proud to be including some highly effective cbd patches to our product range. And they will be some of the most affordable in the UK! In this article, we will tell everything you need to know about them so you can make an informed decision when purchasing.
How do Cannabidiol Patches work?
Out of all the CBD products available, we think that transdermal CBD patches are the most convenient, discreet and long-lasting option.
One simply needs to apply the patch to the upper arm, or any area of hairless skin, apply pressure for 5 seconds, and then the benefits of CBD can be experienced for 24-36 hours. However, we recommend changing every 24 hours to ensure consistent results.
Each of our patches contains 15mg of CBD Isolate that is efficiently absorbed through the epidermis, dermis and finally into the bloodstream.
I thought CBD Isolate wasn’t effective?
Those of you who know the BROWN’S brand will know that we are passionate about the benefits of the whole hemp plant. Which is why all of our other products are full-spectrum – containing the full range of cannabinoids, terpenes and other compounds that the Hemp plant produces.
When consumed orally, full-spectrum cbd oil tends to deliver much better results. However, CBD patches are different due to their high bioavailability. Which is the extent to which a substance can be efficiently absorbed and used by the body.
Bioavailability of CBD Patches
Initially, one would assume that oral bioavailability would be higher than being absorbed through layers of skin and tissue. However, this is not the case.
The current research indicates that transdermal CBD bioavailability is 40-45%, compared with the mere 10-15% of oral consumption. Meaning that CBD Patches are approximately 4x more effective than orally-consumed cannabidiol.
However, it is worth noting that the bioavailability of orally consumed CBD oil can be increased by holding the drops under the tongue for a couple of minutes and consuming the drops with a high-fat meal. Full-spectrum CBD oil also has an enhanced effect due to the entourage effect, which is where multiple compounds work in synergy and enhance the overall effectiveness of the oil.
Water-soluble CBD also has high bioavailability, but the effects tend to be shorter-lasting than that of CBD patches.
How long do patches take to work?
You can normally feel the effects of patches after roughly 30 minutes, which is a slower onset than sublingual CBD oil or water-soluble CBD. However, the effects last much longer.
We estimate the effects of water-soluble CBD and CBD Oil to last around 6 hours. Whilst the topical cbd patches slowly release cannabidiol over a period of 24 hours. This delivers a much more balanced and gradual effect which may be preferable for some users.
Furthermore, CBD can continue being absorbed by the body while you sleep, which could potentially have a beneficial impact on sleep quality. However, there are currently no studies to prove this.
Will topical CBD patches irritate the skin?
The patches are made from biodegradable polyethylene, skin-friendly (FDA/MHRA/EU approved) adhesive. So they are unlikely to cause any irritation to the skin. However, they can leave a sticky residue that will require cleaning with soap to remove.
Nonetheless, we recommend alternating between different areas of skin to ensure optimal absorption and minimal chance of irritation.
Can I use CBD patches with other CBD products?
CBD patches are excellent for delivering the benefits of cannabidiol alone. Which is sufficient for some, but others may also want to reap the benefits of the wide range of other compounds that the hemp plant produces.
Therefore, using the CBD patches with a low strength oil, such as our 5% CBD Oil, or 3% CBG Oil, may deliver optimal wellbeing enhancement.
The patches can also be used as a base, with other products like oil or water-soluble CBD simply being used as and when needed as a boost.
Are CBD patches affordable?
Our patches will be some of the most effective and affordable patches available. Many currently available are expensive to purchase, and some have been found to not contain any CBD.
Ours will contain 30 patches (a 30 day supply) per pack and be priced at £24.99. But additional savings can be made by taking advantage of our Bundle Deals.
When will they be available?
They will be live on our website in approximately 10 working days. And we will be offering a generous introductory sale! Make sure you keep an eye on our social media @brownscbd so you can try the patches at just a fraction of the price!