Ingestion of Cannabis
What is the difference between smoking Medical Cannabis and ingesting it?
Smoking delivers more THC to your neuron’s synapse quicker, by direct contact to your lungs alveoli, as a result blocking dopamine quicker. Ingesting it causes the THC to be put into the bloodstream via digestion; therefore, delivering smaller doses in a longer span of time. That’s why smoking it lasts 1-2 hours but eating it can last up to 8 hours.
Ingesting marijuana has many benefits over smoking it, the most important of the bypass of unsafe chemicals entering the respiratory system. Carcinogens and tars are mostly left in the preparation for eating and are not released into the lungs. Eating marijuana-infused preparations usually leads to a longer, stronger, and much more physical high than smoking alone. Although eating is a perfectly practical way of absorbing marijuana into the bloodstream, higher amounts of the drug must be used in a cooking preparation to make the product effective.
How can you ingest cannabis medicines safely?
Learn to manage your dosage effectively. A little bit goes a long way!
1. Begin with a ¼ of a “dose” or small part of product.
2. Wait for at least one hour and analyze the effects.
3. If necessary, consume another ¼ dose or small part.
4. Wait for at least one more hour.
5. If necessary, consume part or all the remaining product.
Do not use heavy machinery, motor vehicles, boats, or motorcycles while taking edible medication.
Do not use if you are pregnant, nursing or caring for an infant.
Be aware of your surroundings and possible hazards, and prepare for your needs before taking medication.
Remember: Edibles can vary greatly in potency. Products often contain multiple doses or lesser doses of medicine. Weight, metabolism, and eating habits can alter dosage effects. Taking medication on an empty stomach can intensify medicinal effects. Learn dosage management that works for you when ingesting cannabis medicine.
If you feel you have eaten too much of a food-based medicine, do not panic, your symptoms will subside within a few hours.Remain calm. Stay hydrated and eat food to help symptoms pass.
Edible cannabis is safe and will not cause any long-term toxicity!
What is Vaporization?
Cannabis Vaporization is a technology for delivering inhaled THC and other cannabinoids while reducing toxic byproducts of smoked cannabis primarily caused by combustion. The trichomes are found on the surface of cannabis flowers and leaves. By heating cannabis to a temperature between 180°C and 200°C, it is possible to vaporize the cannabinoids that live on the trichomes while simultaneously avoiding combustion (which occurs at 230°C and above) and attendant smoke toxins. Vaporization is a relatively new technology. The feasibility of vaporization of THC has been demonstrated in a series of laboratory studies involving different vaporizer designs. An electric vaporizer was shown to release substantially more amounts of the THC while producing no measurable amounts of the benzene, toluene, and naphthalene, which are generated when marijuana is smoked. Reductions in carbon monoxide (CO) and tar generation were also observed under vaporization compared to smoking.