In recent decades, CBD products have gained significant popularity due to their potential benefits for overall health and benefits. Not all of the CBD products are regulated by Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the quality of these products is directly dependent on CBD sources, their quality, and contamination levels in the CBD products.
High-quality CBD products with high safety profile offer excellent benefits for both human beings and animals. The quality status of these products can be determined by reading labels and specific information on these products. The article is mainly focused to educate the community about how to read a label, quality determination, and how to read CBD lab results.
Usually, the labels on CBD products provide the following information:
- Batch number
- Serving size
- CBD spectrum (Isolated, broad-spectrum, or full spectrum)
- The potency of CBD product
- Source of CBD
- The total amount of CBD in the specific product
Mostly, the labels of CBD products have batch numbers or QR codes printed on them, and consumers can check the labels and can go for third party testing for their satisfaction. Manufacturing lab testing services help to ensure high consistency and quality of each batch, and buyers must check QR code or batch number on every CBD product before taking decisions on purchasing the product.
CBD oil labels also provide complete details about the presence and use of specific ingredients for these products. For example, CBD tinctures are made by using specific career oils such as hemp seed oil, olive oil, and coconut MCT oil. Moreover, product labels also tell the use of artificial flavors, food colors, additives, flavors, and sweeteners. Therefore, tincture labels must be properly checked to know about the quality standards of these tinctures.
Recommended CBD Serving Size
CBD user have the ability to gain the complete information about the recommended serving size of specific CBD product, and the number of CBD servings per bottle. There can be a significant variation in the recommended serving size for every product and brand and this difference is mainly based on the dropper and bottle size. For example, you may start taking Hemp Bombs CBD gummies with one count and gradually increase the dosage.
Although, consumers can intake more than the recommended amount to get significant soothing effects. But the consumption of high levels of CBD should be avoided to reduce the risk of any potential side effects.
Isolate, Full Spectrum, or Broad Spectrum
The type of CBD spectrum is an essential consideration for the users and is especially important for people who look or THC-free products.
Depending on medical conditions, and body types some people prefer to consume a combination of cannabinoids and terpenes. Therefore, they must check labels to get a good understanding about the spectrum type and their potential effects for the body.
CBD labels provide the information about the presence of specific levels of CBD in the products and this amount is commonly expressed in milligrams (mg). The labelled number indicates the specific amount of CBD in the entire CBD product but has no link with the potency, and strength of product.
CBD users should check the specific level of CBD in products like CBD pills, tinctures, and gummies. The potency of CBD products is also different for various products and can be calculated by dividing total CBD amount in bottle by the size of the container. Consumers can select any potency of CBD products as per their requirements but should not consume high potency products at beginning level to avoid any side effects.