When do CBD edibles expire in 2022? This is a question that many people are asking, as CBD edibles are becoming increasingly popular. There are many different types of edibles, and they will all have a different shelf life. CBD or cannabidiol is not psychoactive, so it will not get you high. However, it has some therapeutic properties that can benefit certain medical conditions. Read about the benefits of CBD in this blog post. As CBD edibles are becoming so popular and more widely available, how long can we expect them to be good for? This article discusses how long CBD edibles are typically good for, and what to consider when purchasing them.
Do CBD Edibles Even Expire?
CBD edibles are typically made with an extract of cannabidiol, which is then added to food or drink. The amount of cannabidiol in each edible will vary, so it is important to read the labels carefully to ensure you are getting the right dose. The CBD extract in the edible may take longer to break down and lose potency, but the food in the edible itself may expire or go bad sooner. Baked goods like brownies and cookies have a shorter shelf life than gummies, as the baked goods can go stale within a week and the gummies can stay fresh for months. The good news is that you can freeze your edibles to extend their shelf life and ensure they last longer.
Infusing a food item with CBD or hemp will not make it last longer and shouldn’t affect the food’s shelf life. However, CBD edibles made with preservatives will last longer than those that aren’t, which is a large reason why gummies are such a popular edible choice. The potency of the CBD or hemp will degrade over time but usually stays intact for 3-6 months. In more direct words, don’t save up your CBD edibles for a rainy day and enjoy them while you can. If you want to ensure that your CBD edibles are still effective, it is a good idea to store them in a cool, dark place, which will help keep the cannabidiol from breaking down and becoming less potent.
CBD edibles take longer to produce the desired effect because they must pass through the digestive system before being absorbed into the bloodstream. Once digested, you can enjoy the effect of CBD for anywhere between six and eight hours. The exact duration of the effect depends on bioavailability factors. CBD edibles can come in full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, and CBD isolates. To choose the right one for your needs, shop with The CBD Experts™ at any Mother Earth Natural Health location. There are a few other things to consider when purchasing CBD edibles. Let's take a look at the next paragraph.
Things to Consider Before Shopping CBD Edibles
When choosing an edible, choosing the best quality you can afford is important. High-quality edibles have a longer shelf life and a more reliable expiration date. This depends on the quality of the cannabis extract and the manufacturing process used to introduce the product to the market. Some cannabis extracts are unstable and require special manufacturing techniques to stabilize them.
The best CBD edibles come from well-established and licensed CBD companies that choose to sell reputable brands. Their products undergo third-party testing and quality control to ensure accuracy and safety. They also source their hemp and ingredients ethically and from the United States, ensuring safe farming practices without the use of pesticides and other harmful chemicals.
You may also want to consider the ingredients used in the edibles, and what type of CBD is used. Full-spectrum and broad-spectrum CBD will result in the Entourage Effect and you may experience more relief. CBD isolate is pure CBD and is also a great choice in finding relief, and is perfect for those who are concerned about being drug tested or consuming any THC. If you are concerned about sugar intake, a CBD tea or coffee may be options to consider as they often don’t have other added ingredients or sugars and are typically lower in calories. Take into consideration that edibles with “diet” ingredients will have a shorter shelf life than other items. And, as always, check the expiration date on the product and enjoy it while you can.
You can Trust Mother Earth when purchasing CBD edibles. We are state-licensed and carry a wide variety of CBD edibles at Mother Earth Natural Health, including CBD teas, coffee, and other beverages. We also have delicious gummies, mouthwatering chocolate, and other yummy candies and gum. All of the CBD edibles and other CBD products have been third-party lab tested for potency, ethically sourced, and are tested by the team for effectiveness and taste before hitting the floors. Learn more about the Trust Mother Earth program here.
CBD Edibles at Mother Earth Natural Health
CBD edibles are becoming increasingly popular, but what happens when they expire? As CBD can keep its potency for longer, other factors can affect how long the CBD edibles last. For example, the type of ingredients used can cause a CBD edible to expire quicker. Or if you store your CBD edibles in a cool, dark place, they will last longer than if you store them in a warm, humid environment. If you're unsure how long your CBD edibles will last, check the expiration date and talk to The CBD Experts™ at Mother Earth Natural Health, where we can answer any questions you have. Shop our large selection of CBD edibles online or in-store at any of our four locations.