Does CBD Vape Work? A Guide to Its Effectiveness

CBD has become a hot topic as more and more people are turning to it for potential relief from various like stress and anxiety and trouble sleeping. Vaping CBD (one of many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant by the way) promises a fast onset and convenient way to experience its benefits. Unlike THC - which is known to have psychoactive effects and cause a high - CBD interacts with the body differently and does not create that sensation.

As vape products make their way across the UK and EU markets numerous brands are popping out of the ground. With so many options now available it's increasingly important to make a good buying decision. For this purpose you should understand how CBD vape works, the various forms it comes in and the potential benefits of using it.

Key Takeaways

  • Vaping is a quick and convenient method to take CBD
  • Understanding how it works can help you choose the right product

What is CBD Vape?

Vaping CBD typically involves using a vape pen or device. This can be one that is specifically designed for CBD vape oils and e-liquids or a standard version - as most CBD e-liquids will be perfectly compatible with this as well. These devices heat the CBD oil or e-liquid within to create a vapour that you can inhale. There are various options for these devices available. Including fully or partially disposable CBD vape pens and refillable vape devices.

CBD vape oils and e-liquids come in many many different strengths and flavours. A lot of products use CBD isolate (a 100% pure form of CBD without any other cannabinoids). But they can also be made with full-spectrum CBD - which includes other beneficial compounds found in the cannabis plant including a trace of THC.  This ingredient is then diluted with Propylene Glycol (PG) and Vegetable Glycerin (VG) to make it more liquid and easier to vaporise. So watch out for the ingredient list when selecting a CBD product for your preferences and needs.

One well-known brand in the UK and EU is Harmony. We offer a range of CBD e-liquids and vaping products - providing you with a quality CBD vaping experience every single time.


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How Does CBD Vape Work?

When you vape CBD the compound is quickly absorbed into your lungs and from there into your bloodstream. This is why this method has such a rapid onset of effects - typically felt within minutes [1]. As mentioned before you will need a vaping device and CBD vape juice to vape CBD. The juice is typically a blend of CBD extract and a carrier liquid such as propylene glycol or vegetable glycerin.

Once in your blood the CBD will with your body's endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system is a complex network of emitters and receptors. It plays a significant role in regulating various functions like mood, sleep, appetite and pain. We know that everyone's body is different - so the dose of CBD needed to feel the effects may vary from person to person. Start with a low dose and gradually increase it if necessary. Repeat until you find the right amount that works for you.

Vaping CBD oil (here we are talking about the one specifically designed for vaping - not regular CBD oil!) is considered a more efficient way to take CBD compared to other methods like oral ingestion or topical application. This is because the bioavailability (amount of CBD absorbed by your body) is higher when you vape. 

Benefits and Effects of Vaping CBD

One of the advantages of vaping CBD is - you might have already guessed it - its rapid onset. This can be particularly helpful for those seeking fast relief.

Furthermore studies on CBD have shown that it may help enhance your overall sense of wellbeing. A lot of users report feeling more relaxed and focused after vaping CBD [2]. Many people are also looking into it as a tool to enhance the quality of their sleep [3] or to combat chronic pain [4]. It might also be useful for sports recovery [5]. 

Also - contrary to nicotine - CBD is non-addictive and can in fact even be seen as a tool to help with substance addiction [6]. So if you are trying to curb your smoking habit have a look into CBD. A recent study has shown that smokers were able to reduce their tobacco intake by around 40% with the help of a CBD inhaler [7].

When it comes to choosing quality CBD e-liquids it's essential to select a reputable brand like Harmony. We offer a wide range of flavours and CBD concentrations. Also our products are made in accordance with UK and EU regulations - giving you peace of mind regarding their safety and quality.


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Vaping Devices and CBD E-Liquids

There are several types of devices you can use to vape CBD. This includes (but isn't exclusive to) disposable vape pens, refillable vape pens and CBD pods. Disposable vape pens are user-friendly and hassle-free but not environmentally friendly. They are a great option if you're new to vaping or CBD and not yet sure if it's the right thing for you. Refillable vape pens on the other hand allow you to add CBD e-liquids to your device - providing flexibility and customisation. But they come with a bit of maintenance to keep them going smoothly. CBD pods, cartridges or tanks are also a convenient option as they are pre-filled with CBD e-liquid and easily inserted into specific vape devices - combining the best characteristics of disposable and refillable.

Several types of CBD e-liquids are available - with varying levels of THC content and CBD strength. For those who want to avoid THC entirely there are options based on CBD isolate with zero THC content. When purchasing CBD e-liquids check for the certificates of analysis (COAs) to know exactly what you are getting.


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Using CBD Oil for Vaping

Another option you might consider is using CBD oil for vaping. It's important to note however that not all CBD oils are suitable for this purpose. Be sure to choose a product specifically designed for vaping! The wrong type of oil could damage your vaping device or be harmful to your health. Harmony CBD oils are based on a blend of vegetable oils and NOT suitable for vaping.

Vaping CBD: How It Might Make You Feel

The effects of vaping CBD depend on the amount consumed and vary from one person to another. Some users report feeling relaxed and calm after vaping CBD - while others may not notice any significant difference (especially after only trying it once). Research has found that CBD can help with certain conditions but it is crucial not to make medical claims and see it as a replacement for medicine. Talk with a healthcare professional before using CBD for any health issues - Especially if you have any underlying conditions.

Determining the Right Amount of CBD for You

The amount of CBD you decide to vape is very specific and will depend on factors such as your tolerance and experience with CBD as well as your body composition and desired effects. Especially when you're new to CBD or vaping it's recommended to start with a low dose and slowly increase. Do this until you find the amount that works best for you. You can keep a journal for a few days to monitor even the most subtle effects on your wellness. 

Choosing the Right CBD Vape Product

We completely get it - with so many products and formulations available it can be challenging to determine which one is right for you! So here's some tips on how to choose the best product.

One of the main aspects to keep in mind when choosing is the potency of the CBD vape juice, oil or e liquid. Juices are available in various concentrations and the right strength for you will depend on things like your individual needs and preferences. Start low and increase only if needed.

Another consideration is the type of CBD that is used to make up your vape product. There are different types of CBD such as full-spectrum, broad-spectrum and isolate. Each type has its unique characteristics and potential benefits - so you'll want to choose the one that best aligns with your needs!

Additionally it's essential to buy CBD vape products from safe sources. Preferably from manufacturers that have third-party lab testing results (COAs) available on their website or in-store. This ensures you're getting your money's worth with a high-quality product free from contaminants and accurately labelled for potency.

For those in the UK and EU: Harmony is a reputable brand that offers a wide range of CBD e-liquids made with high-quality ingredients. We offer both full-spectrum and isolate CBD options for vaping. Our e-liquids come in varying strengths and flavours - catering to different preferences and needs.


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