Can You Overdose On CBD Oil?

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Can You Overdose On CBD Oil?. With increasing popularity in the use of cannabidiol oil in the world due to its promising therapeutic gains, there have been concerns about whether or not you can overdose on CBD or used in such a way that the effects result in addiction or severe symptoms associated with a drug overdose.

According to a 2011 study review published in the journal of current drug safety, a high amount of CBD can cause toxicity to the body which can even lead to death.

In this review, experiments on monkeys showed different levels of toxicity relative to the route of administration of cannabidiol.

When the highest dose of CBD (300mg/kg) was administered through the veins, it resulted in shakiness, sedation, and prostration within the first 30 minutes of administration.


Can You Overdose On Cbd Oil?



Can You Overdose On CBD Oil?


Yes and No, depending on your body chemistry and tolerant level. One of the factors that contribute to CBD overdose is the increase in the body’s tolerance against it with continued usage. Tolerance points to the increase in efficiency with which the body can metabolize and eliminate CBD and its products.

When this increase, the effects felt, at the initial doses, are significantly decreased, making you increase the dosage to maintain the intensity of the experience.


For example, if a person starts by taking 10 milligrams of CBD per day for one week to manage chronic pain, they may feel a significant decrease in the amount of pain within the first few days of the week. In the following week, on the same dosage, the pain may remain the same, but when they increase the dosage to 15 milligrams a day, the pain may decrease as when they took it for the first time.


As a result, they may consume more and more CBD oil as time goes by. Even though there are no documentations of any overdose episodes among users in the research that has been conducted in the past, over usage can have some detrimental side effects such as very dry mouth, nausea, fatigue, and drowsiness when administered orally.

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