Introduction to Cannabis Edibles
Cannabis edibles are good for people who want to get the benefits of marijuana without vaping or smoking. People who wish to consume marijuana without smoke discretely should preferably use Cannabis edibles because they offer a unique feeling, different from smoking or vaping. Edibles are highly known for their psychoactive effects.
If you are new to edibles, then you have to be careful with your doses because it can quickly go from zero to 100 in just minutes. Most experienced cannabis consumers believe that edibles are the best way to consume cannabis. Nowadays, edibles are more popular because they are accessible in different forms. Cannabis edibles are nutritional supplements produced from the active chemical compounds found within the cannabis plant. These compounds are further heated up in oil or butter to make cakes, chocolate bars, candies, and more delicious treats.
How Edibles Work
When you eat cannabis edibles, it acts differently in contrast to when you smoke it. Edibles move through the intestine and then goes to the liver before it breaks down and finally moves to the bloodstream. Therefore, the time needed for edibles to become effective is 20 minutes to two hours. But if you smoke cannabis, you start feeling the effects immediately depending on the strain.
Multiple factors play a role in the ability to get high from edibles. For instance, if you consume only edibles for the entire day, then you will get hot intensely than somebody who eats a complete meal before eating edibles. Furthermore, if you are new to cannabis edibles, then you will feel the effects immediately, in contrast to a person who frequently eats edibles.
For instance, the standard dose of THC is 5mg for some people while some people will prefer a usual dose of 300mg or even more. Also, people usually feel immediate impacts from sucking a Cannabis infused candy and feel longer effects from eating a brownie.
Edibles Are Potent
Many people like using edibles to for sleep due to its psychoactive effects that will quickly make you sleepy. However, before consuming edibles, make sure you are in a comfortable environment that’s free from noise.
Consuming edibles in high doses will make you feel lethargic the next day. This feeling is similar to a hangover, and it occurs because some particles of the edibles may still be in the process of digestion. However, the feeling of being lethargic isn’t a significant issue, and its effects are mild. Drinking a glass of water after consuming edibles will help to keep you active.
Benefits of Edibles
Some people are uncomfortable with smoking or vaping cannabis. Therefore, they usually prefer edibles as a better alternative to smoking. Edibles are a more discreet way to enjoy recreational or medical marijuana. It’s also preferable for people who don’t like the pungent smell that comes from smoking marijuana.
Furthermore, users can easily calculate their doses on edibles. Most dispensaries are accurate in prescribing the doses of edibles. They also know the amount of THC per dosage, so that you can easily control your high. Also, keep in mind that consuming edibles will take some time before giving you the desired effects.