You’re considering vaping CBD, but there are an overwhelming number of options out there and prices seem to vary considerably. What should you be taking into account when making a product selection, and is there any special reason why you should consider a concentrated CBD oil vape pen above other CBD vape products?
Selecting a product based on its price has its pitfalls. Why should some CBD products cost more than others? It all comes down to the concentration of CBD. Some products only contain tiny amounts of CBD and a lot of propylene glycol, the synthetic carrier that’s used for most vape juices. To clarify why this is important, we need to dig a little deeper.
Why Vape CBD?
CBD is a cannabinoid that’s extracted from hemp plants. It doesn’t produce a high, but many people find it relaxing and research suggests it may have potential health benefits. There are multiple ways of taking CBD, but for some people, vaping is the most effective.
This is because vaping is the fastest way to get CBD into your system as it enters straight into the bloodstream. This has an additional benefit. We all want to get value for money, which in CBD terms means finding a delivery method that allows for the maximum amount of CBD to be used by the body. When taking CBD via the oral route in capsules or CBD tinctures, much of the active ingredients are lost through the digestive process. So if you want top bang for your buck, vaping CBD is the way forward.
Propylene Glycol and CBD Vaping
Propylene glycol is a synthetic agent used to keep CBD vape juice flowable. In its natural state, CBD is a solid, and that would make it unsuitable as an e-juice. To make matters more complicated, there’s also no set standard that lays down how much CBD should be added to propylene glycol before it can be seen as a CBD vape juice.
Although there’s no conclusive evidence that propylene glycol, a synthetic compound that is also used as a food additive, is dangerous, there are certainly some concerns about its long-term health effects. Propylene glycol has been linked to asthma and allergies, while another study links it to the formation of formaldehyde, which is a known carcinogen.
The authors of the study suggested that inhaled propylene glycol could be five times as carcinogenic as cigarettes. However, this result is not conclusive because no long-term studies on vaping have been conducted so far.
Breakthrough: A Concentrated CBD Vape Pen Without Propylene Glycol
At Synergy Extracts we believe in the health-boosting potential of hemp just as nature intended. We wanted to produce a high CBD oil vape pen that would contain nothing but natural ingredients. Through experimentation, we discovered that by reintroducing the natural hemp terpenes into a CBD distillate, we were able to keep CBD flowable. The result is a completely natural product with no propylene glycol added.
But what are terpenes? They aren’t cannabinoids, but they are found in all aromatic plants including hemp. Apart from imparting fragrance and flavour, they are believed to offer a host of health benefits in their own right, and when paired with CBD, are thought to enhance its positive effects due to what’s been termed ‘the entourage effect.’
Choosing a CBD Oil Vape Pen: What to Look Out For
When choosing your CBD vape oil, price per volume is only one factor to take into consideration. Evaluate CBD vape products using the following criteria:
- How much CBD does the product contain?
- What other ingredients are in the e-juice?
- Does the CBD vape product contain whole plant CBD goodness like terpenes and minor cannabinoids?
Just as it’s a good idea to read the labels of packaged foods to see what you’re getting, you should also check CBD product labels closely to see what you’ll be inhaling along with CBD.
Synergy Extracts for Natural Wellness
At Synergy Extracts we believe in the health boosting benefits of compounds found in nature like CBD. We have made it our business to develop state of the art vape technology allowing you to have the ultimate CBD vaping experience with no nasty chemicals added. A few puffs on your vape pen should give you all the CBD you need, and you don’t have to worry about the potential harm that synthetic additives might cause.
Use our concentrated CBD oil vape pen as a benchmark against which you measure any other products you may be considering, and feel free to contact us if you would like any further information.