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3 Tips to Increase Your Absorption of Herbals

Updated: Aug 1, 2020

I always recommend that clients take CBD after a meal to get that extra absorption. After all, our body is made more of water and CBD is made in the form of oil. I use the example of oil and vinegar which is hard to mix together. Therefore, it is important to learn tips to increase absorption. By increasing the absorption, you also increase the bioavailability which means you increase the amount of drug that can be active in your system.

#1 High fat-meals increase the absorption of CBD plasma concentrations 4- fold. This is achieved by taking your CBD oil after your meals. The next time you drink your next CBD herbal tea, please try a small pat of butter. Fat helps with the absorption of CBD in the body.

#2 Also, remember to take your oil in divided doses throughout the day instead of taking one full dropper at once. By taking CBD in smaller doses throughout the day you are able to keep a small amount in your body all day. In addition, the lower amount should also allow a small amount to be absorbed in your body at once which theoretically should lead to better absorption in the body.

#3 Black pepper extract is high in a molecule called piperine. Piperine has several therapeutic properties such as wonderful anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. It seems to be commonly used in combination with curcumin to increase the absorption and bioavailability of curcumin. This has come to be somewhat beneficial in the absorption of CBD as well.


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