CBD Bioavailability: Challenges and Improvements

2021-11-08T14:02:45-05:00October 22, 2021|

CBD administered orally is known to have relatively low bioavailability (the amount entering the bloodstream and offering its active effects). Before we explain why, let’s first acknowledge that certain methods of delivery — specifically by inhalation — can improve CBD absorption rates, yet those means tend to discourage a significant number of potential consumers. Luckily, there are other ways to increase CBD bioavailability without inhaling it. Would you anticipate greater market share for your company if you could marry edible CBD with greater bioavailability? Good news: This article explains why CBD has naturally low bioavailability and how water-soluble CBD may substantially increase it. The Challenge of CBD Absorption Bioactive molecules tend to be either lipophilic or hydrophilic. This means that they are either attracted to and dissolvable in fats and oils (lipids) or water (hydro). As you know, oil [...]