May 24th, 2019

The Very Best CBD Capsules for Everyday Use

Unlike most of the pills you’ve likely taken in your life, you can’t overdose on CBD capsules. And they're not addictive.

Two hands holding a glass of water and an oil capsule.

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For those of you who don’t know this already, CBD is magical. Well, OK, it’s not technically magical because it’s always being scientifically tested but it seems like magic, right? When combined with the cannabis plant’s other magical cannabinoids and terpenes (a.k.a full spectrum CBD), it helps people with everything from getting a good night’s sleep to helping your daily headache to go away.

If you’re here, chances are you’ve tried the topicals, the tinctures, the vapes, maybe you’ve even tried the sexy stuff. Or maybe you’re looking for some kind of traditional medicinal format that reminds you of that Tylenol Extra Strength you pop when times get tough. Here’s the good news: CBD comes in a capsule.

Capsules are wonderful for a number of reasons, like a) we’re all good at taking pills per the Tylenol reference above and b) taking capsules means you’ll know exactly how much CBD you’re ingesting, without examining teeny black measurement lines on a dropper for three to four seconds of your free time.

Unlike most of the healing pills you’ve likely taken in your life, you can’t overdose on CBD capsules. However, as with all things cannabidiol, we still suggest starting off consistently with the recommended dose, increasing slowly, and only if your body feels ready. The side-effects are few but they do exist, so you may need to experiment. The good news is, they’re not addictive.

With that said, here are the best CBD capsules around.

Pure and Simple

2Rise has developed a major industry rep for tried and true products that bring sleep to the sleepless and relief to the pained. The team at 2Rise is also admittedly obsessed with quality control, which means every one of their products is made of organic, pesticide-free Colorado hemp that has been tested for purity 3x over. They have serious respect for their consumer, which, in turn, we seriously respect.

And, because the capsules are loaded with live terpenes and plant nutrients, these things actually taste good, which is, frankly speaking, not something we can say about all the products out there. Swallowing them once or twice a day is actually pleasant, like a chewable Flinstone vitamin, except not because these are vegan and gluten-free.

2Rise Naturals Extra-Strength CBD Oil Capsules, $80

Potent AF

When award-winning cannabis wellness brand Papa & Barkley announced they were launching a hemp-infused line of essentials, our hearts skipped a beat. These 30mg full-spectrum oil capsules consist of two ingredients only: coconut oil and hemp. The stuff works quickly, too. Sure, this price tag might be a tad higher than other capsules in the category, but wouldn’t you pay a little more for potentially faster and more effective relief? Worth a shot. And we also think the bottle is really adorable.

Papa & Barkley Hemp Capsules, $110

No Significantly Less Worries

There’s a reason we included Wildflower’s CBD+ in our CBD starter kit. We love their mission: To connect people with the healing power of plants. Chic. Even more specifically, the composition of these 30mg capsules includes hemp seed oil rich in amino acids and the omegas. That’s on top of whole plant hemp CBD. So, we’re not just talking about the possibility of less stress, less pain, and better moods. We’re also talking an improved overall state of well-being. And it’s vegan, for gosh sakes.  You literally have no reason to not try it.

Wildflower CBD Capsules
Wildflower CBD+ Capsules, $80

Sharp as a Tack

This vegan, organic, non-GMO, sustainably sourced capsule is cheaper, but it’s lacking in no perceivable way, in fact it’s made quite the mainstream splash; The New York Times, Vogue and Forbes are just a couple of biggies looking at it and saying, huh, they might be on to something. It’s no wonder. Fans says it increases focus, memory, mental alertness, and overall brain health. It’s the herbal mega supplement you never knew you needed.

Plant People CBD Capsules: Stay Sharp, $59

 

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