CBD is far from an innovative subject in the cannabis industry by this point. In fact, for many cannabis advocates it’s the one cannabinoid they wouldn’t give up. Not that THC isn’t right up there with it, but CBD offers benefits that THC cannot provide.
On the other hand:
Yes, there are benefits that both cannabinoids share, or in some cases, benefits that are complementary to each other. But CBD extracts can provide their benefits without any psychoactive effects, which is precisely the reason why some people might prefer to consume CBD alone.
Like any other cannabis extract, CBD is produced by submitting the plant to extraction processes, in the case of CBD, we would be talking about a hemp plant more often than not. Whether those processes use solvents or not, well, that’s an entirely different topic.
Once CBD has been extracted it can come in the form of an oil, that is, if the extract is suspended in a carrier oil like MCT or coconut oil. Alternatively, it can also come in the form of a tincture; which is just a fancy word for an oil-free extract.
As we already discussed briefly, CBD derives from the hemp plant. A type of cannabis plant with a low level of THC. This is important to know because Hemp CBD usually has less than a 0.3% THC concentration, which is what makes it legal in most states where THC is not.
Ingredient Quality: You’ll want to check if the product is organic, what sorts of additives it has, and if it’s not an isolate product then what sort of oil is the extract diluted in.
Taste: If you’re investing a bit of coin into a high-quality CBD tincture, then you might as well make sure you buy one that tastes nice. There’s a long list of flavors to choose from, so find a brand you trust and research their offering.
Lab Testing: I like to give priority to products that do third-party testing, it makes me feel much more at ease. I feel like I’m getting a product that is truly put to the test because the lab’s reputation is put to the test, rather than the brand’s rep. Also, you might want to check the date the testing was done if that sort of information is available to you.
Brand Reputation: We all have favorite brands for something, the same thing happens with CBD tinctures. Make sure you’re buying oils from brands you trust; a way to go about it is to ask your trusted budtender for brand advice.
The first product on our list is this tincture that is a precise blend of premium full-spectrum hemp extract that uses 100% organic MCT as a carrier oil. RYTE focuses on providing a highly refined, high-quality, and economically accessible product that ensures daily wellness at an affordable price.
Tinctures are sold in bottle sizes of 15 ml for users who want to give the brand a try and 120 ml for the frequent user that already knows to trust RYTE is the right choice. You’ll also have the opportunity to choose between CBD dosage sizes of 33 mg/serving and 67 mg/serving for added strength.
There’s a reason why RYTE’s hemp extract places first on the list; it’s an all-natural alternative that’s third-party tested, 100% vegan, and made from non-GMO U.S. grown hemp that was cultivated using natural farming practices. All of that, in a bottle that’s priced in a way that makes daily dosing a reality rather than an unattainable utopia.
A potent fast-acting CBD tincture from one of the most prominent brands in the CBD space. CBDistillery’s Full-Spectrum Tinctures bring together the powers of CBD oil with other naturally occurring plant proteins, minerals, and vitamins so you can reap all of the benefits of the cannabis plant without any intoxicating effects.
This tincture is made from U.S. Hemp Authority-certified non-GMO industrial hemp grown in the USA using natural farming practices and third-party lab-tested to ensure the highest quality and consistent dosing. Click here for our full review of CBDistillery.
Colorado Botanicals tinctures are extracted from genetic specific hemp strains to retain a wide range of cannabinoids such as CBG, CBC, and CBN along with terpenes and flavonoids for a truly extensive CBD experience. They use MCT oil as the substitute oil to promote a smoother experience. Their tinctures come in 4 different CBD potencies: 300, 750, 1,500, and 3,000 mg of CBD per bottle.
These tinctures are made from organically grown hemp plants from Colorado and use a clean and solvent-free extraction method. They are 100% free of THC so you don’t have to worry about any unwanted psychoactive effects and enjoy a pure broad spectrum CBD experience.
This full-spectrum tincture from Five CBD has amazing taste and delivers potent mind and body relaxing effects. Five CBD really means full-spectrum, this is why this tincture is packed with 3,000 mg of CBD in addition to THC, CBN, CBC, and other beneficial cannabinoids, and a complete natural terpene profile. Find it in any of its three delicious flavors: Citrus, Mint Chocolate, and Lavender.
Just Live was founded by professional athletes Klay Thompson, Alex Morgan, Travis Pastrana, and Paul Rodriguez so you know with those names attached, there has to be quality. Because of the lack of regulation and consistency of the CBD market, these high-level athletes vowed to provide full transparency to their supply chain and are dedicated to delivering completely compliant, high-quality, consistent products with a zero THC guarantee.
They have a wide variety of options when it comes to oils, providing both CBD isolate, as well as broad spectrum for the maximum blend of active cannabinoids. Their tinctures come in two flavors, natural and mint, and four different potencies: 300 mg, 750 mg, 1,500 mg, and 3,000 mg.
The 3,000 mg broad spectrum tincture provides the maximum therapeutic benefits, at the best value. Whether it is to provide a much-needed sense of relaxation or to help relieve issues associated with normal daily exercise and activity or even to maintain physical and mental wellbeing, daily usage will promote overall health and wellness in your everyday life.
This groundbreaking formula from CBDfx features a first of its kind health-boosting 2:1 ratio of broad-spectrum CBD to CBG. This ratio of broad-spectrum CBD to CBG, blended with 18 proprietary terpenes, curcumin, and coenzyme Q10, represents a massive leap forward in the formulation of CBD tinctures. This blend contains other cannabinoids like CBG, CBC, and CBD-V. All of these components work together to provide a one of a kind tincture experience that’s sure to become your new go-to daily wellness routine.
This premium CBD Oil Tincture from Joy Organics is made with the finest ingredients carefully engineered to offer results quickly and easily. Each drop contains Joy Organics lab-tested THC-free phytocannabinoid-rich broad-spectrum hemp oil. Find it available in four delicious naturally flavored options: Orange Bliss, Summer Lemon, Tranquil Mint, and Natural. Take day or night for your ideal serving of CBD.
Made with broad-spectrum and full-plant hemp extract, Medterra’s tinctures come with additional cannabinoids, including; CBG, CBN, CBC, CBD-V, and terpenes that allow you to choose between a range of flavors, including, Citrus, Strawberry Mint, and Natural, and deliver a more complete effect. This one’s a nice way to mix it up if you’re not married to using only CBD.
This turmeric CBD tincture from Receptra is formulated with only natural and organic ingredients diluted in MCT oil as a carrier. Mixed with avocado oil and turmeric provides benefits when trying to focus, to metabolism, for faster recovery from training exercises, and maintains health in general. This tincture is ideal for anyone that follows a healthy lifestyle, moderate to serious workout warriors, and those with aches or irritation.
A USDA certified organic tincture made with full-spectrum organic hemp-extracted from U.S. grown hemp plants. The carrier oil used in this product is MCT coconut oil and comes free of any artificial ingredients. RE Botanicals products are third-party lab-tested for potency, heavy metals, and quality, and free of chemicals, additives, and preservatives.
The Nu-X Blue Raspberry CBD tincture offers a deliciously tart way to administer CBD. It is ideal for consumers who want to benefit from CBD without getting any aftertaste of natural hemp. Its easy-to-use squeeze bottle is perfect for busy professionals or on-the-go college students who want discreet access to CBD wherever they are.
This tincture by the Hawaiian brand Mana Botanics is made from organic hemp and Hawaiian grown passionflower. This combination is one of the oldest forms of plant extracts, with an extended shelf life, and a high concentration of bioavailable compounds. This tincture is grown in small-batches, extracted in organic cane alcohol with a drizzle of raw Lehua honey, and third-party lab-tested for quality, safety, and potency.
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