Does CBD Make Your Urine Smell

High-quality CBD products produce a wide range of positive, health related effects that have been well-documented and studied in recent years. When asking the question, does CBD make your urine smell, there are many factors to consider and they’re not all CBD related. In short, CBD does not make your urine smell, it’s almost always going to be diet related or from an underlying health issue that has yet to be identified.

What Physiological Effects Does CBD Have?

The effects that CBD has on the body have been well documented and researched. Some of the positive benefits one can expect from using CBD are anxiety relief, reduced joint inflammation, pain relief and mood enhancing properties.

CBD oil will not make you hallucinate because the THC levels are virtually non-existent.

It’s the THC that is known for its psychoactive and mildly hallucinogenic effects on its users. One of the most famous side effects of THC are the dreaded "munchies".

You can easily mitigate changes in urine odor and color if you are just mindful about the food you put in your body. If you are looking for a safe, high-quality CBD product you can look no further than the full line of products in our store.

Does CBD Have An Odor?

CBD has a very close relative, THC; it’s the cousin of CBD that could potentially be culprit of a change in urine odor but as far as science can tell us, CBD has no associated odor. This where a bit of common sense can be useful; if you are using THC and indulge in some foods that you might not normally include in your diet then there’s a really good chance it could be affecting the smell of your urine.

What Makes Urine Smell?

The frequency, smell and color of our urine are all points to consider when judging our overall health. There are a handful of known food items such as asparagus, broccoli and even coffee, that will affect the smell of your urine but CBD does not. In fact, CBD oil has almost no odor so consuming it will have no impact on the smell of one’s urine.

According to the Mayo Clinic, irine usually has a distinct odor but under normal circumstances is normally mild and not too noticeable.

If you are experiencing a noticeable difference in the smell of your urine and have been taking CBD oil then you should evaluate any additional medications and foods that you are consuming, these are likely the culprit.

Does CBD Make Your Urine Smell?

There’s little no evidence that exists to suggest it’s CBD that’s resulting in a change in urine smell or color in individuals supplementing with CBD. On the contrary, in some cases it has been known to be responsible for an improvement or reduction in urine odor. When you make the decision to introduce high-quality CBD products like the Amaro line we have available in our shop, you should always consult a physician. Discuss the potential side effects and how that will compliment your current regime. Also talk with your doctor about the manufacturer dosage recommendations because any known potentially negative side effects come from not adhering to the recommended dosages. We can’t stress this enough; too much of a good thing ceases to be a good thing and CBD isn’t an exception.

Can You Fail A Urine Drug Test For CBD?

To answer this we’ll refer back and get some hard facts from a previous post titled “Can CBD Show Up In a Military Drug Test?” A large part of CBD products present on the European market which are made of cannabis contain only a maximum of 0.2% of THC (0.3% in America). This quantity is particularly low and is not detected by any procedure of a drug test. In some products, the presence of THC is equal to zero.

A study conducted by the researcher Eric Johnson named: “Cannabidiol (CBD) product contamination: Quantitative analysis of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) concentrations found in commercially available CBD products”, shows how the presence of the Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol in 52 of the 80 tested products, is above the quantification level. Only 21 of the tested products were labeled as free of THC. Thus, it is also important to choose CBD products which reflect what is indicated on the labels.

That’s all to say that CBD will not prevent you from passing a urine drug test because those tests are designed to detect THC and if you are using high-quality CBD products it should be below the threshold that will produce a psychoactive effect and in turn won’t show up on a test.


Circling back to answer whether or not CBD makes your urine smell, we say no and if you are experiencing differences in urine odor you should consult with your doctor. If you are Interested in trying our Plant-Based Beauty & Wellness products, we offer two Amaro Gift Boxes, The BEAUTY Box and the WELLNESS Box. Each one is expertly crafted to include our favorite CBD infused products. Give the gift of Beauty & Wellness today and visitour CBD store now! Amaro CBD donates a portion of it's annual profits to 17 Strong, a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to young adults battling life threatening illnesses through providing victory trips and scholarships.

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