Step by Step Guide to Using CBD Hemp Oil


You’ve made the decision to try hemp CBD oil in the liquid form of a tincture. Now you’re likely wondering how to use hemp oil, or how to know if it’s working for you.

We’ll go over the following topics:

      • • Basics of using a tincture
      • • How to be safe when starting your CBD routine
      • • Shake, dispense, absorb, and repeat
      • • What to expect from your hemp oil
      • • Great CBD hemp oil product recommendations
        • • How to find more information

Let’s begin with the basics. Or skip to Step 1.

What is a Tincture?Tinctures are liquid extracts of plant or herbal materials, explicitly intended for oral (by mouth) use. Using them is extremely simple.

Thanks to the commonly used dropper top (as pictured on the right), you can easily measure an exact amount.


Educate yourself on the benefits of hemp oil and read about how other people are using it and determining how much to take. The recommended serving size on CBD supplements may not be optimal for everyone, so we encourage you to experiment.

If you receive a tincture and it’s not sealed with either a plastic safety seal or a locked top, please contact the seller and request a new one. Many hemp-based herbal products on the market are made in small, niche facilities and are susceptible to human error. Be safe!

Step 1

Shake well!

Separation in hemp oil products is completely natural and to be expected. Some bottles are impossible to see into, but if you can, take note of how the oil tends to settle onto the bottom. Once you start shaking, it quickly blends. I can’t stress how important this step is. If you don’t shake it, you’ll likely end up consuming straight grape seed oil and vegetable glycerin emulsifier. It’s not the tastiest experience, and won’t be very beneficial for you either.

Step 2

Squeeze the dropper top to fill the pipette with oil and dispense the oil under your tongue. This is really useful for avoiding the hempy taste. You can add as many dropper fulls as needed; don’t feel you need to restrict yourself to the recommended serving size. CBD is non-psychoactive, so you won’t experience those negative side effects typically associated with cannabis. However, many people have noted a slight sedative effect at larger quantities. This may be beneficial if you have trouble sleeping, so consider using it before bed.

Allow the oil to absorb into your system by holding the oil in your mouth for 60-90 seconds before swallowing. You may choose to swish it around, but it’s not necessary.

Step 3

Repeat as necessary throughout the day. As mentioned above, CBD hemp oil may be slightly sedative at higher amounts, or simply calming and relaxing at a lower serving size.


CBD-rich hemp oil is a food supplement that can help support overall well-being.

We recommend two weeks of consistent usage for the phytocannabinoids to build up in your system and for your body to understand what to do with it.

Best CBD Hemp Oil Products

Now that you know how to use hemp oil, let’s take a look at some great options.

Our CBD experts developed our Tasty Hemp Oil Tasty Drops tincture. This high quality hemp oil blend contains various phytocannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD), and may contain other natural compounds including terpenes and flavonoids.

We use this special blend because we believe it’s important to have a combination of natural plant compounds, rather than simply taking a CBD-only mix. A common term for this is the “entourage effect,” which refers to a proposed synergistic effect between the different cannabinoids and terpenoids in cannabis.

Similar products may be touted as cannabis oil, but we feel it’s more fitting to call Tasty Hemp Oil a CBD-rich hemp oil due to its origin. Our oil is derived from imported hemp (Europe/UK), which is naturally very low in THC. This type of CBD oil is legal in most countries, including all 50 U.S. states.

A common misconception we hear is “CBD from hemp is not as good as CBD from cannabis.” This statement is arguably confusing; hemp is cannabis just like all the other strains that fall under the three species of cannabis. They contain various amounts of cannabinoids, with hemp having less than 0.3% THC and any range of CBD.

Best CBD Oil Tincture

Tasty Drops
Concentration: 0.5oz (150mg CBD), 1oz (300mg CBD)
The concentrations are a combination of CBD and CBDa.
Made in the USA from imported hemp.

Tasty Drops by Tasty Hemp Oil are made with a reliable, tested hemp-derived cannabidiol oil. The total CBD in each bottle is a combination of two powerful cannabinoids, CBD and CBDa ,to support a healthy lifestyle. The most abundant cannabinoid found in Tasty Drops is cannabidiol (CBD); a widely studied constituent of the cannabis plant, believed to possess many benefits. CBD does not cause any sort of “high,” as is typically associated with cannabis. Similarly, CBDa doesn’t cause a high, but research suggests various benefits.

This tasty cannabidiol oil is made in the USA from legally imported hemp and ships all over the world.

How to use Tasty Drops

The manufacturer suggests a serving size of 15 drops once or twice a day. There’s approximately 7.5mg of phytocannabinoids per 15 drops. While this serving size may be perfect for some people, it’s important to understand that everybody is different. There is no set, standard serving size for hemp oil – so we encourage you experiment to find your best regimen. You may find that you need to take more to start, letting it build up in your system, and then can gradually reduce that amount. Or if you’ve taken hemp oil supplements before or feel it’s working well, you may choose to reduce the serving to conserve product while maintaining the same results.

To use Tasty Drops, place the drops under your tongue, holding it there for 60-90 seconds, and then swallow. By keeping the hemp oil in your mouth for a minute or longer, you are allowing it to absorb into your body quicker. Otherwise, it must first travel through your digestive system.


  • Chocolate Mint
  • Spearmint
  • Berry
  • Vanilla
  • Natural (Unflavored)

“What does your hemp oil taste like?” is a question we hear repeatedly, and we completely understand why.

If you’ve ever used hemp oil before, you know that it has a peculiar, earthy flavor. The best way we’ve found to describe it is, remember when you were 3 and passionate about trying new things like scooping up a fresh patch of grass and dirt and promptly eating it? That’s essentially what unflavored hemp oil tastes like. Some people love it and others can’t stand it.

Tasty Drops is for those looking for a great tasting option, which makes it easier to stick to your hemp supplement routine. All flavors perform great in masking that hempy taste. For a strong, minty flavor with a pleasant dash of sweetness, we recommend Chocolate Mint or Spearmint. Or try Vanilla for a subtle, sweet taste and pleasant aroma.


Raw Hemp Oil, Hemp Seed Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Terpenes, Food Grade Flavorings


Do not take if pregnant or lactating. Always consult a medical doctor before modifying your diet or using any new product. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration (FDA).



Best CBD Vape Oil

It’s no surprise why vaping is a hugely popular method for adding hemp oil to your regimen. CBD vape oil is convenient, great tasting, fun, and the act itself can be relaxing. If you’re already a fan of vaping or find it challenging to stick with a tincture supplement, this may be the perfect solution for you.


 Product Description

Alternate Vape is made with a proprietary blend of CBD and terpenes. The flavors are pleasantly powerful and offers a great CBD vaping experience.

Enjoy your CBD vape oil in one of many flavors with 50mg of CBD and virtually no THC. Specifically, the 50mg option has zero THC; while the higher strengths may contain trace amounts of 0.3% or less.

  • Virtually THC free
  • Contains no nicotine
  • 50mg CBD options


Why choose Alternate Vape CBD E-liquid?

Cannabidiol (or simply “CBD”) is a compound found in the hemp plant. Not too long ago, the endocannabinoid system was discovered, which is what cannabinoids (like CBD) interact with. Other compounds interact with it as well, like anandamide, other cannabinoids…even chocolate! This discovery was a huge reason for the boost in research on CBD’s potential, leading to thousands of published studies from around the world. Check them out on PubMed!

Vaping a CBD e-liquid is a different experience than what most smokers are accustomed to. CBD is non-psychoactive, so it does not cause a “high.” Anecdotes from our customers include relaxation and overall calmness.

CBD E-Liquid Flavors

  • 7 Citrus Blend
  • Apple Pie
  • Black & Blue
  • Cinn-A-Roll
  • Island Joy
  • Just Peachy
  • Margarita
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry Dream

Vape Oil Sizes & Strengths

Size: 10ml / 50mg CBD
Available Flavors: All
Packaging: plastic bottle with a fine tip that can easily be used to refill any tank

How to use Alternate Vape CBD vape oil

Alternate Vape can be used in most 510, wick-less vaporizers. We recommend shaking the vape bottle before use –then fill your vaporizer tank and you’re ready to enjoy CBD.

Need a vaporizer? These ones are available in our store and guaranteed compatible with Alternate Vape:

  • G1
  • GS


Hemp Oil (Aerial Plant Parts), Comprising Cannabidiol (CBD^), Propylene Glycol (USP), Vegetable Gycerin (USP), Natural and Artificial Flavorings. Made with terpenes.

^CBD is a natural constituent of industrial hemp.


Best CBD Oil Vaporizer

Vaporizing with a vape pen or another device offers the same immediate benefits of smoking. But since a vaporizer heats the cannabis flower or oil without burning it, the active ingredients are inhaled as a vapor and no smoke is involved. This makes it a healthier alternative to smoking.

This is one of the easiest vaporizers to use, perfect for people new to vaping.

It’s light weight, portable, the soft end can be used as a stylus for your electronics, and it’s automatic —meaning you don’t need to hold down a button while vaping. While that’s amazing for ease-of-use, it also means you need to turn it off before placing it in your pocket or purse to avoid it randomly turning on.

Let’s talk about the tank.

This vaporizer is aimed for those looking to try vaping for the first time. It can still be a reliable e-pen for long term use, but the tank is only meant for 1-3 refills. You’ll need to purchase a new tank after that or risk damaging your vaporizer. Click here to view our empty G1 tanks.

Tasty Vape and the G1 make a perfect combination. Our new bottle tips are thin enough to eliminate the need for those easy-to-lose funnels. If you’re unsure how to use your vaporizer, scroll down for a comprehensive overview of the G1 features.

What is the G1 Vaporizer?
The G1 Vaporizer Pen is a next-gen vape pen specifically designed to create the most satisfying vape experience for oils and concentrates. Perfect for hemp oil and any other e-liquid, the G1 pen vape offers an effective alternative to cigarettes that’s healthier, smarter, and more flavorsome than anything that has come before it. And it’s compatible with both Tasty CBD Vape Oil, and Alternate Vape CBD e-Liquid.

Simple and Elegant
Sturdy and durable, the G1 Vaporizer is easy to assemble and use. It comes with a stylish case and a USB charger to keep the internal battery running and the vape experience going.

The pen is lightweight and has a sleek stainless steel design that makes it look classy, just like a high-end pen. The pen is designed to be completely windproof and can be easily charged anywhere you have a USB port.

Even though the pen is thin and elegant, it’s designed to offer a rich and concentrated vapor that’s full of crisp flavor with each draw. The vapor from the G1 is comparable with traditional combustion methods—but with no drawbacks!

Why Choose G1 Vaporizer?

From the countless vape pen choices out there, the G1 Vaporizer stands out as one of the sleekest, most elegant, most economical, and most efficient pens out there. It’s delicate design coupled with its sturdy steel-plated body make for a unique combination of lightweight and sturdy that’s just plain sexy and as discreet as they come.

Portable and Easy to Use

The pen is easy to assemble and even easier to use thanks to its intuitive design and the handy USB charger that allows you to take it anywhere. The unit comes with a durable box that includes everything to get your vaping experience started. With its compact design, it’s completely windproof and the oil will not leak out of the pen even if you keep it upside-down for prolonged periods of time (though it’s not advised).

Despite the thin design, the G1 vape pen can generate a rich vapor that will delight you and make you forget combustion smoking once and for all. The pen is specifically designed to atomize e-liquids, oils, and concentrates, creating a full-bodied vapor that’s never thin and wispy.

If you are looking for a tasty, efficient alternative to smoking and you’re new to vape pens, then you might find that the G1 Vaporizer is the solution to all your cigarette problems. The pen offers the perfect alternative to smoking, and it’s safe and particularly easy to use.

  • Top-tier vaping experience
  • Excellent vapor quality
  • Healthy alternative to smoking
  • Great for beginners
  • Compatible with most e-liquids, oils, and concentrates

Must be 18 or older.
Do not smoke continuously for more than 15 puffs.
Keep out of reach of children.
Avoid high temperatures while charging.
Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding.


Best Budget CBD Oil

Cannabis oil extracts can be taken orally, sublingually or applied topically. Concentrated cannabis oil extracts can also be utilized as an ingredient to vaporize or cook with. Some cannabis oils come with an applicator for measured dosing. These oil extracts—CBD-rich and THC-dominant—are very potent. The time of onset and duration of effect vary depending on the method of administration.


 Product Description

Hemp CBD Oil Blend

This is a full spectrum hemp oil product with 250mg CBD per ounce. The oil is CO2 extracted to turn CBDa into active CBD, allowing for a more potent CBD content.

Hemp CBD Oil’s proprietary hemp oil blend offers a wide range of phytonutrients and cannabinoids to support your healthy lifestyle.

  • 1oz (30ml) — 250mg CBD
  • 2oz (60ml) — 500mg CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural constituent of hemp oil. Studies have suggested numerous benefits, but larger clinical research is needed for more awareness and acceptance of these benefits. We encourage you to research CBD to see if it’s right for your diet.


Hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) extract (emulsified in virgin hemp seed oil)


Best High-Dosage CBD Oil


Product Description

High CBD Hemp Oil is a CO2 extracted hemp oil with 15%-18% CBD. That’s approximately 150mg-180mg CBD per gram.

What is High CBD Hemp Oil?

The Blue Label version of this oil is a thick, dark paste-like substance. It’s non-psychoactive, containing only trace amounts of THC to remain legal across the United States and several other countries. No medical card is needed. Choose from 1 gram to 10 grams, each containing 15-18% CBD. Scroll down to read about all three versions of this oil: Raw, Blue and Gold.

How to Use

The Blue label CBD oil is packaged in an easy-to-use oral syringe. Simply dispense the oil on your finger or a spoon and place it under your tongue. Allow the oil to absorb into your body by keeping the oil under your tongue for 60-90 seconds, then swallow whatever is left over.

Serving Size

High CBD Oil is a thick paste-like substance, which makes measuring servings a little unique. The recommended serving size is the size of a grain of rice (as pictured on the left) once or twice daily. That can be safely increased or decreased as needed. The only negative side effect we’ve heard is stomach discomfort when excessively large amounts are consumed; a common anecdote when it comes to oil-based products.

Each grain of rice sized piece has approximately 4mg-5mg CBD.

What is CBD?

CBD is a shortened term for cannabidiol. It’s a natural compound found in the hemp plant that doesn’t pose any risk of a “high.”

When CBD enters our bodies, it interacts with receptors located all throughout our bodies; including the brain, nervous system and immune system. These receptors collectively make up what’s known as the Endocannabinoid System. Nearly all animals on the planet have it, and it’s believed to regulate many of our biological processes.*

Can CBD Help Me?

Now you have a general idea how CBD works, but what can it do?

Many studies are available online — we encourage you to research them to decide if CBD is something you’d like to try. More clinical studies are needed before CBD is recognized to have medicinal value.

High Quality CBD Oil

High CBD Oil is manufactured under very strict quality controls in an FDA-registered cGMP certified laboratory. Each batch is lab tested using high-tech liquid gas chromatography for accurate results. These tests verify the products cannabinoid profile and checks for any yeast, molds, E. coli, and coliforms. Occasional blind-tests are also sent to a separate third party lab to make sure results are consistent and true.

High CBD Hemp Oil Versions

There are three versions of High CBD Oil available, each with noticeable differences that should be considered.


Let’s start with the Raw (also called the “Green”) version. As its name suggests, this is very first, raw version of the oil. It’s extracted from the plant and packaged; no heating or filtering is applied. This means it’s a full-spectrum, whole plant oil with the composition nature intended it to have. It’s total concentration is a combination of CBD and CBDa. Research suggests CBDa and CBD may have greater benefits when working together, which is why the Raw version is at the top of our recommended product list.

You’ll find various cannabinoids and terpenes in the Raw version. Terpenes are responsible for the unique smells and flavors of hemp plants and may potentially work synergistically with cannabinoids to offer additional benefits. The Raw oil is dark in color and has a paste-like consistency.


The Blue version is made by taking the Raw oil and heating it up to a controlled temperature. This process (called decarboxylation) turns CBDa into CBD. For those looking to get the most CBD possible without filtering the oil, the Blue version is perfect. The Blue oil is a thick paste and very dark in color.


Finally, we have the Gold version. We’ve taken the pure extract of the plant to create the Raw, then heated it up to create the Blue; and now the oil is filtered to create the Gold. The filtering process removes some of the extra plant parts, which change’s the oils color to a light orange and consistency to a gel. This version is for those looking for the highest CBD concentration available, with little interest in the other components of the plant.

Do not take if pregnant or lactating. Always consult a medical doctor before modifying your diet or using any new product. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. *These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration (FDA).

But I Still Have Questions!

We have answers.

Or at the very least, we can direct you to sources. Your comments and questions are always welcomed by the Health Smart Hemp team. Please email us directly at with any questions.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Always check with your physician before taking any new foods, especially if you are on medication as some foods and medications can interact.

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