5 Quick Tips About Edibles
If you're new to the world of edibles, you might be wondering where to start. It can be a little confusing at first, but don't worry – we're here to help! This guide will teach you everything you need to know about enjoying edibles safely and responsibly. So what are you waiting for? Read on for tips on how to get started!
Tip #1: Research, Research, Research!
It's important to do your research before trying marijuana edibles for a number of reasons. If you don't, there is a high possibility that you will end up attempting something that doesn't interest you or it might even potentially be dangerous, which would defeat the purpose of trying marijuana in general.
There are so many marijuana edibles out there and not all of them will be good for you. Some marijuana edibles can have a very different effect than smoking marijuana and it can even cause bad side effects and accidents.
Tip #2: Be Patient, Start Slow
When marijuana is ingested via an edible, the user will typically start feeling the effects within 30 minutes and experience full effects in about an hour. The effects of edibles tend to last longer than smoking marijuana and vary from person to person depending on their body type and how much food is in their stomach at the time of ingestion - thus making it difficult to predict just how long the effects will last.
When you are trying marijuana edibles for the first time, it is important to start slow. There are many different marijuana edibles that have different levels of THC in them. You should always remember that marijuana edibles can take up to 2 hours before they begin working, so be careful if you're eating more than one.
If you just try marijuana for the first time by eating an entire marijuana edible on your own, then there is a good chance that you might get too high since it takes about two hours before feeling any effects from smoking marijuana. But when eating marijuana edibles, the high effects will come on much stronger and more intense than smoking marijuana which could lead to having a bad experience as well as over medicating yourself with THC.
Tip #3: Find The Right Dosing
The marijuana edible culture is different from traditional marijuana use in many ways. For one, edibles tend to be more potent than marijuana flowers or leaves, and it is important for a consumer to understand the mechanics of marijuana dosage in an edible form. The best way to do this is to start with something small and work your way up in dosage until you find the right fit for your needs.
For instance, if you're eating a marijuana brownie that contains 20mg of marijuana's psychoactive ingredient (THC), one option would be to cut it into fourths first before eating two of those pieces - but everyone should experiment with what works best for them. If you take too much marijuana, it can lead to unpleasant feelings like paranoia or anxiety. For edibles, it is recommended to start as low as 5mg to 10mg for beginners.
Tip #4: A Full Stomach Is A Must
When marijuana is ingested into the human body, it must first pass through the liver. The enzymes in the liver are responsible for converting marijuana into other metabolites that have psychoactive properties. Eating food before consuming marijuana edibles will help decrease the rate at which your stomach will empty because it makes marijuana edibles take longer to hit you. Therefore, having a full stomach while ingesting marijuana edibles inevitably gives an individual a better experience with fewer amounts of marijuana being used.
Eating food prior to or at the same time as marijuana edibles is very important. If you are sensitive, then start with a small dose and wait an hour before increasing it. When marijuana goes through your digestive system it magnifies the effects of marijuana edibles by two to four times.
Tip #5: Buy At A Licensed Dispensary Only
There are several reasons why you should only buy marijuana edibles from a licensed marijuana dispensary.
First of all, marijuana edibles can be very potent and you don't want to ingest too much marijuana remaining completely unaware of how it will affect you. It would also defeat its whole purpose if the marijuana edible is not properly dosed and contains harmful contaminants such as pesticides or fungi spores. A marijuana dispensary ensures that your edibles have been approved and certified by environmental health authorities so they are safe for consumption.
The marijuana dispensaries in California offer professional advice on what kind of marijuana edible will suit you best based on your specific medical conditions, eating habits, etc. They also guide you to safely purchase the products so they can benefit you fully without causing any harm or side effects.
With these 5 quick tips, you’ll be well on your way to enjoying the world of edibles without any worries. If you have any questions or need more help with this topic, please don't hesitate to contact us! We are always happy to help people understand what's happening in their bodies and how that relates back to cannabis consumption.
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