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Where to Find the Best Tasting CBD Oil

By Melena Gurganus

CBD oil may be the hot new trend sweeping across the country, but many people have difficulty getting past the taste of these products. Customers often find the flavor of CBD oil to be an important factor, especially considering that CBD oils tend to work best when applied sublingually (below the tongue). In order for the CBD to absorb into a person’s bloodstream, the oil should be held underneath the tongue for 30 to 90 seconds, which may be difficult to do if that person finds the product’s taste to be repelling.

What does CBD oil taste like?

CBD oil often has a very natural, earthy flavor since it’s extracted from hemp plants. For many people, this can be an off-putting taste that makes it difficult to take CBD oil orally. The consistency of the oil can also play a part in how it tastes, as thicker oils tend to linger in the mouth longer.

Because of many consumers’ responses to the unique taste of CBD oil, many CBD brands have created hemp oils with additional ingredients to enhance the flavor. By doing so, their CBD oil is easier on the palate and gives customers additional options when choosing a product that’s right for them.

To help narrow down the selection, we’ve picked some of our favorite CBD oils that have the best flavor profiles among many other products that we’ve tried.

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Lazarus Naturals

Available Flavors

Many flavors to choose from, including chocolate mint, tropical breeze, and flavorless options

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225mg, 750mg, 900mg, 3000mg, and 6000mg

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What We Love 😍

Our favorite Lazarus Naturals flavor is the french vanilla mocha, which has just the right amount of smooth and sweet undertones.

Populum

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These natural hemp oils all have the same flavor, which tastes like citrus and orange

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250mg, 500mg, and 1000mg

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Populum’s hemp oil includes cold pressed orange oil, which makes for a light and great tasting product that reduces the “earthy” hemp flavor.

FabCBD

Available Flavors

Comes in 3 different flavors: citrus, mint, and natural

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150mg, 300mg, 600mg, and 1200mg

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What We Love 😍

We’re partial to the citrus flavor when ordering FabCBD oil due to its refreshing scent of oranges and palatable taste.

Proper Hemp Co.

Available Flavors

These oils have a peppermint flavor that’s smooth and light

Strength Options 💪🏽

500mg and 1000mg

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What We Love 😍

Proper Hemp Co. uses peppermint oil in their hemp oil, which offers a nice cooling sensation and masks the taste of hemp well.

If you’re interested in seeing the other CBD oils that we’ve reviewed, check out our extensive Buyer’s Guide to find the perfect product for you.

How to Make CBD Oil Taste Better

If you’ve already found a CBD brand that you like, but want to improve the taste, here are a few tips that may help:

  • Dilute the desired dose of CBD oil in honey, coconut oil, or peppermint oil
  • Take a mint when you put the CBD drops under your tongue
  • Add the CBD oil to a cup of coffee or a blended smoothie
  • Have a drink on hand, ready to take a sip after swallowing the CBD oil
  • Follow the CBD oil drops with an orange or grapefruit slice

The natural flavor of hemp oil is distinct and difficult to subdue, but these tricks can be of good use when trying to mask the taste of CBD oil.

FAQs

Is CBD oil safe?

While the FDA has yet to evaluate products containing CBD, the World Health Organization recognizes that CBD “is generally well tolerated, with a good safety profile.” We recommend looking for CBD brands that offer third-party lab test results, which helps ensure you are getting a quality product. You should also speak with your doctor about the possible interactions that CBD may have with any medications you’re currently taking.

Does CBD oil get you high?

No, any CBD product derived from hemp plants lacks the psychoactive properties of THC. Where THC interacts with your receptors in your brain, CBD affects your body in a more indirect way.

How long does CBD oil last?

The answer may be different for everyone, but as a general rule of thumb, CBD oils taken sublingually will start to take effect quickly and can last for hours at a time.

How much CBD oil should I take?

There’s going to be some trial and error before you find your perfect CBD dose, so it’s best to start with a low potency and work your way up from there until you find how many milligrams of CBD works best for you.

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