Dosing Guide

CBD affects everyone differently so the right amount will be unique to your recovery. If this is your first time taking CBD, we recommend starting small and building up your strength, just like you would in the gym.

Bigger Muscles, Bigger Dose

The bigger you are, the more CBD you will need. Our experience is that you need to take 1-5mg of CBD for every 5kg of body weight. For example, if you weigh 90kg, 20-30mg would be an ideal starting point. If you weigh 50kg, then 10-20mg would be a great starting point.

It’s Like Strength Training

Like any athletic training, you need to work your way up to higher strengths and faster times. CBD is no different. For example, if you weigh 90kg, 20-30mg would be the recommended dosage. However, as this is your first time using CBD, we’d recommend a 20mg dosage to start.

Understand Your Tools

Now that you know how many milligrams of CBD you need to take based on your weight, you now need to figure out how many drops of CBD oil you should take based on your tincture and dropper.

Using some simple math, this turns out to be pretty easy to figure out.

Step 1: Figure out how much CBD is in one dropper

All Unlocked droppers hold 1ml of CBD oil

Step 2: Figure out the total CBD in the bottle (Total CBD)

Unlocked sell CBD oil in 300mg, 500mg, 1000mg and 1500mg in 10ml bottles and 900mg, 1500mg, 3000mg and 4500mg in 30ml bottles.

Step 3: Figure out the number of millilitres in a bottle (Total Millilitres Bottle)

Unlocked sell CBD oil in either 10ml or 30ml bottles

Step 4: Use the CBD equation

Then, all you need to do is use the following equation:

[Total CBD in Bottle] ÷ [Number of Milliliters in Bottle] = MGs of CBD in a Dropper

For example, let’s say you bought a 10ml bottle of full spectrum CBD oil with 300mg of CBD.

That’s - 300mg ÷ 10ml = 30mg CBD per dropper

If you weigh 90kg, and 20-30mg is your recommended dosage, then you may want to use just over half a dropper to get 20mg of CBD.


For Unlocked, we’ve completed the calculations for you:

3% - 30mg of CBD per dropper
5% - 50mg of CBD per dropper
10% - 100mg of CBD per dropper
15% - 150mg per dropper


Dosage Guide

How often should you dose?

Just like there’s no perfect dosage, there’s no perfect dosing schedule. Some people only take a dose in emergencies, others dose up to 4 times a day. We recommend dosing before a workout, after a workout and just before bed. That way you increase performance, improve recovery and assist with mental clarity.

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