How Much Hemp?

Hemp oil is increasingly being used as an alternative natural medicine and many people have come to herald the oil as an invaluable addition to their daily regimen. Since it has CBD in it, instead of THC, you won’t experience any high. Mostly this natural medicine is taken by a dropper or in capsules. However, The FDA has not yet released an RDI (Recommended Daily Intake) for CBD oil. So how much hemp oil is beneficial? And how much hemp oil should I take?

Pharmaceutical Uses

For people with chronic pain, hemp oil is a natural, safe, effective alternative to prescription pain medicine. In addition to pain, sleep disorder and epilepsy symptoms have been shown to improve with the use of hemp oil. For chronic pain, anywhere from 2.5 to 200 mg is safe for consumption. When dealing with chronic pain, the hemp oil dosage can range widely. This is for a number of reasons, such as the height and weight of the patient, past hemp oil dosages, and the intensity of the pain. Sleep disorders call for a dosage of 40mg to 160mg. The dosage on this oil similarly takes into consideration height, weight, past dosages, and the severity of the disorder. Epilepsy can also be curbed by the use of hemp oil, in the 200mg to the 300mg range.

Beauty Uses

When looking for natural skincare remedies, hemp is one of the most popular choices. A lot of people have the same question – how much hemp oil should I take? To treat eczema, this oil is taken orally. Take 1 or 2 tablespoons once per day. Ingesting more hemp oil can be dangerous. Hemp oil can also be useful as a moisturizer, applied topically. Smooth it on dry patches or run it through your hair as a natural conditioner. Applied as a topical ointment, hemp oil is completely non-toxic and you can use as much of it as you need.

The Bottom Line

There is no cut and dry rule for hemp oil dosage. A good rule of thumb is to take anywhere from 1-6 mg of hemp oil for every 10 pounds you weigh. Use a lower dosage for lower pain, and a higher dosage for higher pain. For example, a patient weighing 170 pounds and experiencing intense pain could take 102 mg of FunctionalRemedies CBD oil to treat their pain.