Many individuals don’t know the impact of either method they choose to use when consuming cannabis. The mode of consumption determines the level of impact the cannabis will have on your body and thus you should be in a position of knowing which methods to use. For instance, you may decide to smoke it or consume it as edibles weed.
To understand in details the relationship between smoking and edibles weed, the two are discussed in details below:
Smoking cannabis involves the process of consuming weed through the burning of either flowers/leaves and inhaling the smoke/vapour into the lungs which is then absorbed into the blood from there.
How smoking weed works and its effects
To get the best sensation and experience from consuming weed through smoking, you have to get leaves or flowers of the best quality. This method of weed consumption is termed as one of the methods with intense and almost instant impact when used.
After inhaling cannabis substance in form of either smoke or vapour into your lungs, its concentrates are absorbed almost immediately into the body system through blood. The concentrates then reach for the brain where the impact of feeling high starts taking effect.
Effects of smoking weed
Smoking cannabis can pose different possible risks to your body health. Some of these risks are as highlighted below:
- The risk of getting lung cancer
- The risk of getting testicular cancer
- Risk of having dental problems
Also smoking cannabis is associated with certain quoted side effects which may include:
- Alteration of the menstrual cycle in women
- Problems in breathing
- May lead to instability in mental capacity
Edibles are food products which contain cannabis substance of certain percentage. They may be in form of cookies, biscuits or even cakes. They are known to be more intense and having a long-lasting effect more than other cannabis products.
Consuming edibles weed safely
Different edibles products contain different percentages of cannabis substance. To ensure you consume the right amount of these concentrates, you should get your edibles from informative stores or manufacture points for more guidance on consumption.
Many individuals have the problem of overconsuming edibles. This is too much risk, especially for beginners. It’s advisable to take small amounts of edibles if you do not know the amount you are capable of managing. This is because while consuming edibles, it may take a longer period for the substantial impact to be felt. So many individuals may feel like the edibles ain’t strong enough to make them feel high.
Significant differences between smoking and consumption of edibles weed
Smoking cannabis imposes an immediate effect/impact at the point of consumption, but this effect lasts for a short period. On the other hand, consuming edibles takes a longer period of up to one hour to start the impact effect, but the effect lasts longer up to a limit of more than six hours.
When consuming edibles, it’s very hard to measure or gauge the level of substance effect because it takes a longer period to impact the effect. On the other hand, when smoking weed, its very easy to know whether the substance has started taking effect as a result of the quick effect it imposes.
It’s quite important to consider using the best and suitable method for your cannabis consumption. The suitability will depend on the compatibility of your body with the content impact of the method of consumption you decide to use. With the information above, you can make a choice of which method to choose.