People are flocking to their local CBD dispensaries to stock up on CBD oils, tinctures, edibles, and more. With such a wide range of potential health benefits, CBD has become a staple for adults of all ages and lifestyles. You may have heard from a friend that Hemp or CBD has been great for relaxation after work, or someone may have suggested it for achy joints. If you are new to using CBD, particularly for health benefits, there are a few things you should know first. 


  1. Consult with your doctor.

While CBD is generally considered safe, it is thought to have potential interactions with some medications. Before you incorporate CBD into your routine, it’s best to talk with your healthcare provider and make sure it’s safe for you to use. 


  1. Find the right dosage.

Because everyone’s body is different, it takes most people some experimentation to find the perfect dose of CBD for their needs. We recommend starting out with a lower dose, then slowly increasing it until you achieve the desired effects. This may be more or less than you anticipate.


  1. Buy from a reputable company.

Thanks to the popularity of CBD these days, the market is flooded with cheap knockoffs, imitations, and potentially adulterated products. Do your research first to find a reputable dispensary that you can trust. Look for purity and potency of the products and overall transparency of the brand. This is especially true if you are shopping for CBD online.


  1. Know your goals.

Ask yourself what health benefits you’re hoping to experience through using CBD. Based on these goals, you can choose your desired method of use—ingestion, inhalation, topical, and so forth. Once you are clear on what you want, you can determine if it’s helping. CBD is used to relax, achieve more restful sleep, ease muscle tension and aches, and more.


Do you need some advice on how to get started with CBD? Reach out to Ignite Dispensary—we’re here to help!