CBD e-liquids (also known as vape liquids) have gained popularity in recent years due to their potential benefits and ease of use. If you are a newcomer to the world of vaping you can find out everything you need to know about how to use CBD e-liquid properly in this article.
Vaping CBD e-liquid is convenient and discreet, making it an attractive option for many smokers looking for a change. All you need is a vape pen, kit or mod and of course CBD e-liquids. Vape oil is available in many flavours and concentrations - making it easy to control your dosage and enjoy a smooth and enjoyable experience. Simply fill the tank, pod or cartridge of your device and inhale through the mouthpiece. Wait a bit before exhaling and in between puffs as the CBD is absorbed into your bloodstream. Monitor your reaction closely to establish the dose of CBD that is right for you.
How to Vape CBD: The Basics
Vaping is a popular and efficient way to take CBD and enjoy the benefits of this non-psychoactive compound. Let us walk you through the basics of using CBD eliquid and provide some tips to get you started on your CBD vaping journey.
First and foremost you'll of course need to select the best CBD e-liquid. Among the many brands available Harmony is a great option for high-quality and legal CBD products. Keep in mind that normal CBD oil is not suitable for vaping, as it contains vegetable oils that might cause harm to your lungs. Always ensure that the e-liquid you choose is specifically designed for vaping.
Next think about whether you'd like to use disposable CBD vapes or a refillable vape. A Disposable vape is convenient and ready to use straight out of the box as it's pre-filled - but less eco friendly. Refillable vapes let you add your own CBD e-liquid of choice - making it more flexible - but do require a bit of maintenance. So both types have their advantages and it's up to you to choose your preferred way to vape.
When it comes to determining the correct amount of CBD for your needs it's important to start at a low CBD dosage and gradually increase until you find the perfect balance. Pay attention to the concentration in your CBD vape oil and adjust your vaping frequency accordingly.
If you are already a vaper, adding CBD to your existing vape setup can be done. Simply mix a CBD e-liquid or concentrated CBD premix (like Harmony Pure Base) with your normal vape juice. Ensure the two are properly combined by shaking or stirring before vaping. Keep in mind that unless you use Pure Base which is flavourless - adding CBD juice to your vape blend might alter the flavour. So always go for a compatible mix.
How to Use a CBD Vape Kit
First of all make sure you have all the necessary components for your CBD vape. This includes a device with a battery plus a tank, cartridge or pod - and of course some Harmony CBD e-liquid. Charge the battery of your CBD vape fully before getting started. Screw the tank onto the threaded part of the battery (if it's not already connected). Make sure it's tightly secured but not overtightened.
Fill the tank with your chosen Harmony CBD e-liquid. Most tanks have a fill line to indicate the maximum amount of e-liquid to add. Avoid overfilling as this may cause leaks or cause the device to malfunction. Remember to close the tank securely after filling.
Before you get started - and as for any regular vape - let the e-liquid soak into the coil for at least a few minutes. This is known as priming and ensures the wick is fully saturated and helps prevent burnt tastes or dry puffs. While waiting you can familiarise yourself with the device’s controls. They are typically including a button to activate the vape and adjust settings.
When you are ready to start vaping turn on your vape device as instructed by the manual. For most devices with a button, you will have to press it a few times. Adjust the power settings according to your preference if your device offers this feature. Press and hold the button while inhaling to vape your Harmony CBD vape liquid and then exhale the vapour.
Remember to regularly clean and maintain your vape kit to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
What Is CBD E-Liquid?
CBD E-liquid (also known as CBD e-juice or CBD vape juice) is a liquid specifically designed for use in electronic vaporisers. These devices are also known as vape pens and e-cigarettes. The main component of CBD E-Liquid is some form of CBD (cannabidiol): a non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants. Contrary to THC it won't get you "high"  - but nevertheless many users report that CBD may have some benefits . CBD E-Liquids are a popular choice for those who are already vaping or smoking as it's fast, convenient, and discreet.
There are a variety of CBD E-Liquids available on the market in varying strengths and flavours. They can be made with three main types of CBD extract:
Full-spectrum CBD: This type contains a range of cannabinoids, terpenes and other beneficial compounds naturally present in the cannabis plant. And yes, this is including trace amounts of THC. The combination of these elements is believed to provide an "entourage effect" where the different compounds work together for enhanced benefits . The amount of THC contained in legal full spectrum products made from industrial hemp is not enough to get you high.
Broad-spectrum CBD: broad spectrum CBD also contains a variety of cannabinoids, terpenes and other compounds. However the THC is entirely removed. This makes it an ideal choice for those who want to avoid THC altogether but still somewhat benefit from an entourage effect when they consume CBD.
CBD isolate: This is pure CBD with all other cannabis compounds removed. CBD isolate E-Liquids are suitable for those who want a pure CBD vaping experience without any additional cannabis compounds.
In addition to the type of CBD - consider the strength of CBD you want. You'll find a range of options, from low-strength (3-10 mg CBD per mL) to high-strength (30 - 60 mg/mL or more). The ideal strength for you largely depends on your individual needs and preferences as everyone is unique in their tolerance to cannabinoids.
Benefits of Vaping CBD
Vaping CBD e-liquid offers you several benefits that are worth considering. One of them is the rapid absorption of CBD into your bloodstream. This is because when you vape CBD it enters your lungs and is absorbed directly without passing through the stomach. The effects can be felt quicker compared to other methods like CBD oil or edibles. This also leads to a higher bioavailability - meaning that a larger percentage of the CBD you consume reaches your bloodstream .
The effects of CBD reported by users include anything from stress relief and anxiety reduction over improved sleep and relief from discomfort . Science has backed this up showing that CBD has anxiolytic  and analgesic properties . CBD vaping could also help you stop smoking as CBD was shown to be helpful with combatting substance addiction . In a recent study volunteers provided with a CBD inhaler were able to significantly reduce their tobacco consumption .
In conclusion: vaping CBD e-liquid offers a fast, efficient and customisable way to experience the benefits of CBD. As always, be sure to follow local regulations and consult with a medical professional before incorporating CBD into your wellness routine if you have any doubts or concerns.
anna falk - head of product
As the Head of Product at Harmony, Dr Anna Falk leads the development of our products and provides expert tips for your wellness. With over 10 years of experience in the research and development of natural products, her work is based on rigorous scientific studies.
Anna is an award-winning, internationally published researcher with a PhD in Organic Chemistry. She applies her expertise to develop Harmony's certified products that support your overall well-being. From research to development, she ensures that our products are of the highest quality and meet the highest standards.
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