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The Ultimate Guide to CBD Edibles

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CBD edibles have become all the rave in recent days! If you're like me, you have likely seen them at your local pharmacy as well as your corner High Street market stores! While thousands of consumers are choosing CBD edibles, some are unfamiliar with exactly what these products are. If you are one of the many individuals who are not familiar with CBD edibles, this blog is for you! First, let's take a look at what CBD is.

What is CBD

CBD is short for cannabidiol. Cannabidiol is one of more than a hundred phytocannabinoids produced by hemp and cannabis plants. This cannabinoid was first isolated and discovered in the early 1900s, and in recent years, there has been much development surrounding how it interacts with our bodies. Over the past decade, the sales of CBD have skyrocketed around the world. This increase is mainly due to countries worldwide, including the UK reforming their laws around the legality of this cannabinoid. In the UK, CBD products are legal as long as they are made from EU-approved hemp cultivars containing less than .2% THC. CBD can be found in a wide variety of products ranging from CBD oils and CBD vape juice to CBD capsules, CBD bath bombs, and CBD edibles.

What are Edibles

In the simplest of terms, edibles are any type of food or drink in which you consume. The term edibles is more commonly associated with food or beverage items that have been infused with cannabinoids such as CBD or THC. Sometimes CBD edibles are also called CBD Infused Edibles.

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Types of CBD Edibles

CBD edibles come in a wide variety. CBD can be found infused into edible products such as cookies, gummies, cakes, drinks, and more. Some CBD edibles are made utilizing CBD isolate, which is a 99% pure form of CBD that is nearly tasteless. However, other forms of CBD edibles are made using a full spectrum or broad-spectrum CBD product such as CBD oil. CBD edibles also come in a wide variety of different strengths ranging from very weak and only containing a few milligrams of CBD to being very strong and containing several hundred milligrams of CBD. Some CBD edibles offer no taste of CBD whatsoever, while some find that other products have a plant-like taste. This taste often comes from hemp-derived CBD and is more common in products made utilizing CBD oil seeing how CBD isolate is nearly flavourless and does not change the flavour of the product it is infused into.

How CBD Edibles Can be Made at Home

While there are many CBD edibles available on the market today from online retailers such as CBD Oil King, and at local High Street markets, some people prefer to make their own CBD edibles at home. Making your own CBD edibles at home is relatively easy when you utilize a product known as CBD isolate. CBD isolate typically comes in the form of a white powder and is a 99% pure extracted form of this cannabinoid that contains no other phytonutrients or plant compounds. CBD edibles can be made at home by simply adding CBD isolate to drinks, to food, or to recipes when preparing food.

Why Consumers Choose CBD Edibles and the Types of Consumers

There are many reasons why consumers are choosing to utilize CBD in the form of CBD edibles. A lot of consumers love the discretion of CBD edibles. CBD edible such as cookies, beverages, and gummies look just like these products that have not been infused with CBD. That means that you can easily eat them or drink them around anyone, and they will not be any wiser.

People of all walks of life and cultures are choosing to incorporate CBD into their daily regimen. From actors and actresses to athletes and everyday individuals such as me and you, it seems that everyone is either utilizing CBD, knows someone who is or is currently looking to venture onto their own CBD journey! Consumers are turning to CBD for a wide variety of reasons, and it seems that CBD is working for them based on the growth of the CBD industry in recent years. In addition to enjoyment, convenience, and discretion, here are some of the other reasons why consumers are choosing CBD edibles over other consumption methods.

  • CBD edibles are dosed precisely, taking the guesswork out of how much CBD is being consumed.
  • Reduced risk of lung irritation in comparison to vaping or inhalation of raw plant material.
  • Edibles take longer to take effect but tend to offer effects that last longer than with other consumption methods.
  • Variety of options, flavors, strengths, and product types.

The CBD and CBD Edibles Market Value

According to CBD industry insights from Grandview Research, the global cannabinoid market size was worth an estimated 2.8 billion dollars in 2020 and is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 21.2% between 2021 and 2028. These statistics gauge that the market size value will be 3.5 billion in 2021, growing to an estimated value of 13.4 billion by 2028. According to information from Data Bridge Market Research, the CBD edibles market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 24.3% between now and 2027. It is estimated that by 2027 that CBD edibles will make up for nearly 5.1 billion dollars of the entire global CBD market.


If you are a seasoned CBD consumer that has not tried this consumption method, we highly suggest that you give CBD edibles a try. You never know when you might find your next favourite CBD product! If you are not a CBD consumer but are curious about whether or not CBD is right for you, perhaps you should give CBD edibles a try. You might ask is combining different CBD products safe? Edibles are one of the easiest and most convenient ways to start your journey with CBD, and many people find that CBD edibles are their favorite, so why not start there? What are you waiting for? Get yourself some CBD edibles today!

Chief Editor Casey A

This article is authored by Dr Casey Abrahamsmen. Dr Abrahamsmen is a board certified physician with over 13 years of experience in internal medicine and pain management. He practises Palliative care at a hospital in Venezuela and is a strong advocative for CBD and believes CBD has a major role to play towards healthy non addictive pain management habits. You can read more about Dr Abrahamsmen here.

This article was peer-reviewed by Dr M Mansoor Siddique (PhD). Dr Siddique has over eight years of experience working with CBD and CBD products.

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