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How to Use Our Products


CBD affects every person differently. Finding your ideal intake will enable you to maximize the benefits you enjoy from Big Sky Botanicals products. This means, starting low and gradually increasing your dosage until you experience the results you’re looking for. In this short guide, we discuss how to do this across all the different products we sell arranged by the method of ingesting them.

 

Sublingually (Under the Tongue)

Our oil-based CBD tincture is designed to be taken sublingually by dropping it under the tongue. The CBD and other hemp-derived compounds to absorb into your system via the mucous membranes. This allows the oil-based formula to quickly and efficiently enter the body without sacrificing effectiveness.

This method applies to:

CBD Tincture

When & How?

  • Add to your morning and/or evening routine.
  • Shake well and drop your desired serving under your tongue.
  • Hold for ~60 seconds while the oil is absorbed by the mucous membranes.
  • Swallow down and enjoy the benefits!

How Much?

  • Those with less severe needs start with 8.3 – 16.7mg of CBD per serving.
  • Those with more severe needs start with 25 – 50mg of CBD per serving.
  • Gradually increasing your intake until you feel your desired results.
  • Don’t be afraid to go beyond the recommended starting points if needed.
Girl dropping CBD oil under her tongue

Orally Ingested

Our oral products are designed to be swallowed and highly effective. The CBD and other hemp-derived compounds effectively absorb into your system through the digestive tract.

Our softgels and hydro tinctures are nanoemulsified water-soluble products and highly effective thanks to the nano-sized oil particles. This technology enables up to 5x the absorption rates of traditional oil-based oral products. It also allows for versatile uses like being added to drinks and foods without pooling like oil!

This method applies to:

CBD Softgels
Hydro CBD Tincture
CBD Gummies

When & How?

  • Take in the morning, evening, or both.
  • Swallow softgels directly or add our Hydro tincture to drinks like coffee, tea, or water.
  • Enjoy the quick-acting, long-lasting benefits.

How Much?

  • Those with less severe needs start with 10 – 20mg of CBD per serving.
  • Those with more severe needs start with 25 – 50mg of CBD per serving.
  • Gradually increasing your intake until you feel your desired results.
  • Don’t be afraid to go beyond the recommended starting points if needed.
Man pouring out CBD softgels

Topically Applied

Our CBD balm offers topical, targeted relief of aches, soreness, and skin conditions all across the body. It is pleasantly scented, not too greasy, and free of flashy analgesics like method. What you're left with is the perfect all-day salve that is as accessible as it is effective.

This method applies to:

CBD Balm

When & How?

  • Use the applicator stick to apply to problem areas anywhere on the body.
  • Massage into the skin for 30-60 seconds.

How Much?

  • Apply generously to ensure the entire problem area is covered.
  • Don’t be afraid to re-apply if needed!
Girl applying CBD balm to her neck

Do you still have questions? For additional assistance, please see our CBD dosage guide, and don't be afraid to reach out! We are available to help answer your questions via email or phone.