How Much Hemp Oil Should I Take Daily?

There is no denying that hemp extract has taken the world by storm. You’ve probably been seeing it everywhere you turn, with an abundance of brands all claiming to treat a variety of different medical ailments.

With hemp extract being a newly legal remedy on the market, the overwhelming volume of brands has created a lot of confusion for consumers. Are you new to the world of hemp extract and wondering how much hemp extract you should be taking daily or what your best dosage will be? It’s easy to feel lost and there is much confusion, but the good news is, you’re not alone and we are here to help. 

When it comes to the correct dosing of hemp extract, everyone is different and there is no “perfect” dosage amount for any particular medical condition. There are countless variables such as weight, diet, metabolism, genetics, environment, product consistency, and more that make a universally prescribed dosage impossible.

With the above factors in mind, most people who are new to cannabidiol begin their journey by starting as low-dose as possible, then gradually increase the dosage until they achieve the desired results. 

Even with the current popularity of hemp extract, many physicians have been hesitant in recommending or prescribing it to their patients. But have no fear, just because Doctors can’t technically prescribe hemp extract, it doesn’t mean they can’t recommend it. So why can’t your doctor prescribe an exact dosage?

Well, there are two main reasons for this:

  1. There is no actual recommended daily allowance (RDA) or a universal dose fitting for all types of people.
  2. The recent legalization of hemp extract and marijuana in some states means most medical schools didn’t cover the use of cannabinoids or hemp extract therapy during their required training courses.

We recommend starting with the low amount for two weeks, and if no change is apparent, adding more until you achieve your desired wellness results. It’s important to note that consistency and setting a wellness goal are key when it comes to adding hemp oil to your daily wellness routine.

Get to Learn the Different Types of Hemp Extracts Available in the Marketplace

How To Calculate Dose: 1000mg (hemp extract available in tincture) ÷ 30mL (total tincture volume) = 33.3mg hemp extract per 1 mL dropper

Remember to look for the hemp extract mg-strength when shopping for these products. The typical concentration range for tinctures is 100mg to 5000mg. While everybody’s recommended dosage can vary, you want to make sure that you are getting the best bang for your buck. 1000mg is a great starting point for most users. 

In addition to the concentration of hemp extract in your products, quality, and legal compliance are just equally important factors when choosing the best product for yourself.

Do your research to make sure that the products you are considering are third-party tested and compliant with FDA-Regulations. For example, the FDA limits hemp extract products to contain less than 0.3% THC. Ensuring that your product is pure, potent, and safe is extremely important to the efficacy of your journey.

Not all hemp extract is created equal and choosing the best way to take hemp extract is just as important. With the consistency factor being key, it’s best to find the most convenient way for you to take the product based on your needs and lifestyle.

1. Topical (Lotion)

A topical hemp extract product is anything that you apply to your skin. You will see most topicals in the form of a muscle rub, lotion, salve, or a patch. Most beginners will start with a topical form and slowly graduate to an ingestible form. 

2. Tinctures (Droplets)

Hemp extract oil tinctures are liquid drops packaged in a glass bottle and have a pre-measured dropper top for easy hemp oil dispensing.

Tinctures are very popular because of their ease of use (one full dropper took sublingually or under the tongue), the ability to add other natural oils, herbs, and ingredients, and create a wonderful flavor profile to mask to the natural taste of the hemp oil.

We always recommend starting with tinctures or topical agents and have a wonderful array of products to choose from.

3. Vape (Inhaling)

Vaping is the quickest way to get the hemp extract into your system and is an easy choice for people who already like to vape or smoke. But if smoking or vaping doesn’t feel comfortable for you, sticking to a tincture or topical is still a great choice.

Choose a Hemp Extract Brand with the Right Amount of Dosage and Quality You Can Trust

There is no one perfect hemp extract brand because individual hemp companies use different doses and guidelines.

box of le pragma tinctures

On top of that, each company sources the materials differently (like rich hemp plant strains, THC-infused hemp plant strains, etc.) but they also implement different extraction techniques. Le Pragma is a luxury hemp extract brand focusing on the finest ingredients from the sea to the farm.

The hemp-derived extract in Le Pragma contains a full array of cannabinoids and terpenes (natural fatty acids found in hemp) that work together to deliver a maximum therapeutic effect. Each tincture contains 1000mg of hemp oil extract which may help provide relief from a range of health conditions and promote an overall healthier immune and circulatory system. 

Can Your Benefit from a Hemp Extract Wellness Routine?

Maybe you have been under a lot of stress and anxiety lately, or maybe you’re plagued with chronic neck and back pain, muscle inflammation, and even insomnia. Whatever the case may be, it’s important to consider how your individual health will benefit from using a hemp extract product. 

Cannabinoids have been shown to have a vast variety of functions in the human body. The best part? You don’t need to have a serious medical condition to benefit from hemp extract use. Incorporating it into your everyday wellness routine may show a remarkable increase in your quality of life!

Trust Us. You Won’t Get Addicted to Hemp Oil

Cannabidiol is not physically addictive in the same way substances like alcohol or opiates can be. Also, hemp extract hasn’t been shown to produce any physical withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking it. Although, oddly enough, hemp extract is currently being tested on ways it can potentially treat patients going through withdrawal symptoms from addictive substances.

Other good news is that no, you cannot overdose on hemp extract.

woman holding le pragma tincture

You can, however, experience adverse symptoms or side effects such as an upset stomach, dry mouth or lightheadedness. If this occurs you may be taking too much and we always recommend lowering your dose to find the correct balance. 

When choosing to start your journey, remember a few things:

  • You get what you pay for!
  • Always verify the potency of the product and trust the manufacturer. 
  • Always look for products that contain enough hemp oil for it to have a positive effect on your body and wellness routine.
  • Lastly, always listen to your body.

You know your body better than anyone else and what dose works for someone else may not be the best for you. Always start small and keep your ultimate wellness goals and needs in mind!

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