How we chose

We chose these products based on criteria we think are good indicators of safety, quality, and transparency. Each product in this article:

  • is made by a company that provides proof of third-party testing by an ISO 17025-compliant lab
  • is made with hemp grown in the United States
  • contains no more than 0.3 percent THC, according to the COA
  • passes tests for pesticides, heavy metals, and molds, according to the COA

As a part of our selection process, we also considered:

  • the company’s certifications and manufacturing processes
  • product potency
  • overall ingredients
  • indicators of user trust and brand reputation, such as:
    • customer reviews
    • if the company has been subject to an FDA warning letterTrusted Source
    • if the company makes any unsupported health claims
  • pricing, aiming to include quality, affordable options

Pricing guide

Our aim was to create a list of affordable CBD oils, but there’s still some variation in pricing from product to product.

Pricing is based on potency, in dollars per milligram (mg).

  • $ = under $0.10 per mg
  • $$ = $0.10–$0.25 per mg
Healthline’s picks for the 5 Best Cheap CBD Oils of 2021

Zatural Cannabis Broad-Spectrum CBD Drops

Use code “healthline20” for 20% off. One use per customer.

  • Price: $
  • CBD type: Broad-spectrum
  • CBD potency: 300 mg per 30-mL bottle
  • COA: Available on product page

These CBD oil drops are made from U.S.-grown hemp. Because the oil is broad spectrum, it doesn’t contain THC. While the 300 mg variant is the most affordable, the oil also comes in various potencies, up to 6,000 mg.

Zatural uses the same oil for each product and tests it for contaminants, but final products aren’t tested.

The brand accepts returns within 60 days of purchase.

CBDistillery Full-Spectrum CBD Oil Tincture

Use code “healthline” for 15% off sitewide or choose the subscription option for 20% off the first 2 subscription orders and 25% off the 3rd order.

  • Price: $
  • CBD type: Full-spectrum
  • CBD potency: 500-5,000 mg per 30-mL bottle
  • COA: Available upon request

This CBD Oil Tincture is CBDistillery’s most popular product, and it gets rave reviews from customers.

CBDistillery uses U.S. Hemp Authority certified hemp to make their CBD oil. The tincture contains only MCT oil, hemp extract, and full-spectrum CBD.

Some reviewers mention shipping delays and issues.

You get free shipping if you spend over $75. The company also offers a veterans discount and a money-back guarantee.

Plant People Drops+ Mind + Body

  • Price: $$
  • CBD type: Full-spectrum
  • CBD potency: 315, 630, or 1,260 mg per 30-mL bottle
  • COA: Available on product page

Plant People’s CBD Drops are made with full-spectrum hemp extract. They contain several cannabinoids, including limonene, A-bisabolol, and gamma-terpinene, along with medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil and hemp seed oil.

The drops are vegan, certified organic, non-GMO and gluten-free. They’re also supposed to be unflavored, although some customers are still able to taste them.

You can subscribe to receive recurring shipments for a discount. The brand also accepts returns within 30 days of purchase.

Plant People’s products are shipped using recycled, plastic-free materials.

Envy CBD Focus Essential Oil Roll-On

  • Price: $$
  • CBD type: Full-spectrum
  • CBD potency: 100 mg per 10-mL bottle
  • COA: Available on product page

This small roll-on from Envy is meant to be used topically. This makes it an excellent choice for people who want to try CBD to help with arthritis or other location-specific pain types, like migraine.

In addition to CBD, this oil contains rose essential oil for a pleasant fragrance.

Envy CBD is a member of the National Hemp Association and provides a discount to military and frontline workers, including teachers and first responders.

Liftmode Hemp Calm CBD Oil

  • Price: $
  • CBD type: Full-spectrum
  • CBD potency: 1,500 mg per 30-mL bottle
  • COA: Available online

Liftmode Hemp’s CBD oil is the most affordable, high potency product on our list. In addition to relaxing essential oils, like lavender and chamomile, it contains melatonin to help promote calmness and induce sleepiness.

It’s also free of GMOs and gluten. However, not all COAs contain results for pesticides, molds, and heavy metals.

The brand offers free shipping and has a 90-day return policy. Liftmode Hemp is also committed to environmentally sustainable practices.

Moon Mother Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, Cinnamon

  • Price: $
  • CBD type: Full spectrum
  • CBD potency: 500mg per 30mL bottle
  • COA: Available on product page

This cinnamon-flavored oil is made with organic hemp grown in Boulder, Colorado. Both the MCT and cinnamon oil are also certified organic. ResearchTrusted Source suggests that cinnamon oil may help combat inflammation.

The woman-owned company is committed to environmentally sustainable farming practices.

The brand accepts returns and exchanges within 15 days of delivery, but you’ll have to pay for return costs if you’re not happy with your purchase.