CBD edibles have skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years. But, if you’re new to the world of CBD, it can quickly become confusing navigating all the different forms of CBD. 

That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide outlining the most important things you need to know about CBD edibles so you can shop with confidence.

what are cbd edibles?

CBD edibles are an ingestable form of cannabis - often food or beverage items - that contain cannabidiol or CBD. Just like other hemp CBD products, CBD edibles are:

  • THC-free
  • Non-intoxicating 
  • Made from either multi-cannabinoid CBD, broad spectrum CBD or CBD isolate

To learn more about what CBD is and isn’t, we invite you to explore this W!NK blog post: The Most Important Things to Know About CBD.

CBD edibles may also come in a variety of forms, including gummies, hard candies, chocolates, cakes, cookies and even drinks. 

what is a cbd gummy specifically?

CBD gummies are a form of CBD edibles. They are gummy candies infused with CBD. They often come in the shape of a gummy, such as W!NK CBD Gummies, but can also be rings, fruits or other shapes. Gummies also come in various flavors - W!NK CBD Gummies specifically come in natural, assorted fruit flavors. 

why are cbd edibles so popular?

CBD edibles are projected to be a $22 billion industry by 2022. CBD edibles are so popular because they combine two things most people love -- cannabidiol and tasty snacks. With a wide range of options, those who are looking to enjoy the benefits of CBD can do so by sampling lots of delicious candies, pastries and beverages. In addition to this, CBD edibles are also very discreet, easy to use and provide long lasting effects - making them ideal for those who want to give CBD a try, but may not feel comfortable with oils or vapor. 

how long does it take for edibles to take effect?

One of the primary differences between CBD edibles, oils and topicals is the amount of time each delivery method takes to go into effect. 

CBD edibles can take anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours for you to feel the effects. There are many factors that will determine how a CBD edibles will be processed by your body, including your metabolism, height, weight and what you’ve eaten that day. 

But, just like other CBD products, we recommend to start low and go slow in order to find your optimal minimum effective dosage. 

what are the benefits of edibles?

The advantages of CBD edibles over other types of consumption include:


CBD edibles are slowly broken down by your digestive system, the CBD is released into your body gradually over an extended period of time. Therefore, you get to enjoy the benefits longer. 


CBD edibles are made with pre-measured quantities, so it’s extremely easy to measure and know your dose. 


CBD edibles tend to be far less intimidating than other forms of consumption so they are perfect for those who are new or returning to CBD. Plus they’re often tasty! 


Since CBD edibles look like many other common foods and beverages, they are extremely discreet and easy to use on the go.


As with all other forms of consumption, CBD edibles provide the same benefits and relief as sublinguals or topicals. These benefits include: 

  • Reducing inflammation 
  • Fighting bacteria 
  • Slowing signs of aging 
  • Assisting with sleep Improving focus 
  • Relieving pain 
  • Overcoming nausea 
  • Enhancing mood 
  • Reducing anxiety/stress 

who are edibles or gummies for?

CBD edibles and W!NK CBD Gummies are ideal for those who are: 


CBD edibles and gummies are very discreet, easy to use and offer precise dosing so they are perfect for those who are new or returning to CBD. They are also perfect for older generations who may be intimidated by trying CBD, those who may not resonate with vaping and people who have a difficult time making oils a part of their routine.


CBD edibles and gummies may be perfect for you if you’re looking to try something new or are growing bored with your usual CBD routine. Mix in CBD gummies for a tasty treat that will keep your CBD routine feeling fresh and exciting. 

how do i build cbd gummies into my routine?

Because CBD gummies and other edibles are so easy to use, we recommend working them into your routine in whatever way feels most personal to you. Here are a few ideas: 

  • Enjoy a CBD gummy with your morning supplements 
  • Have a CBD gummy as a post-lunch snack 
  • Reach for a CBD gummy as a wind down tool after work 
  • Use CBD gummies in your bedtime routine to get to sleep quickly and soundly 

what is in WINK cbd gummies?

W!NK CBD Gummies contain 30 gummies each - sold in assorted fruit flavors in either 10mg or 25mg doses per gummy.W!NK CBD Gummies are also: 

  • Non GMO 
  • All natural Vegan 
  • Full spectrum 

Our full list of ingredients includes: Organic Tapioca Syrup, Organic Cane Sugar, Purified Water, Seaweed Extract, Citric Acid, Tri Sodium Citrate, Natural Colors and Flavors, Multi-cannabiniod Hemp Oil.