CBD Gummies have become immensely popular across the globe, which isn't surprising when they consist of two of the world's fastest-selling things: Sweets and CBD.
However, just because something sells well does not necessarily mean that it's effective. Do CBD Gummies work? Let's take a look.
The Bioavailability Of CBD Gummies
CBD Edibles such as these cannabidiol gummies do indeed work to some extent, but they tend to have lower bioavailability than some other alternatives.
Bioavailability is the extent to which your body can process and absorb any given substance. A bioavailability of 100% would mean that your body absorbs 100% of the compound.
Unfortunately, CBD is a fatty compound that the body finds difficult to absorb. Studies so far have indicated that the bioavailability of orally-ingested CBD edibles is just 10-15%.
However, these studies tend to focus on CBD isolate consumed on an empty stomach. Consuming CBD gummies shortly before or after a meal would likely boost the bioavailability significantly.
Despite the seemingly low bioavailability, millions of people still get good results when consuming gummies, which demonstrates how effective the compound actually is.
To increase the bioavailability of CBD Oil Drops, one can simply hold the drops under the tongue for a couple of minutes before swallowing. This allows for some of the CBD to be absorbed through the mucous membranes in the mouth.
Some products, such as water soluble cbd, have been specifically designed to increase bioavailability and can have high absorption rates from direct consumption.
Interestingly, even topical CBD patches can be up to four times more bioavailable than cannabidiol edibles.
What Are The Benefits Of Gummies?
Given that there are more effective alternatives out there, you may wonder why they are worth buying at all. Well, there are a couple of reasons.
Due to their sweet flavor, CBD Gummies can be given to people who find it difficult to consume other forms of CBD. They will still deliver some benefit which in many cases would be better than nothing.
They are also just nice to have as a treat that can contribute to your daily dose of CBD. But for health purposes, we advise consuming them in moderation due to their sugar content.
Where Can I Buy CBD Gummies In The UK?
We supply some delicious, vegan-friendly CBD Gummies on our online CBD store. So if you do have a sweet tooth, click the ‘shop now’ button at the top of your page to learn more about them!