Weed can be smoked or eaten depending on a persons’ preference. Through research, it has been proven that marijuana can be healthy to the body when consumed in the right manner and in the right quatity.
The extracted ingredient from weed is used to make candy, edibles and brownies. The edible goes through digestion which could take an hour or more for it to kick in. The high feeling lasts longer depending with how much was consumed as compared to smoking. Depending with how the edibles were manufactured, cannabinoid concentration can vary in them.
Benefit of eating edibles over smoking it
Edibles get into the body through digestive tract
Smoked weed goes straight through bloodstream to your brain. The lungs might be at risk because of the smoke. It’s more safe eating it for it passes through the different digestive parts until it gets to the bloodstream then to the brain.
More high feeling
Since the edibles take long to be fully digested, it’s effect last for longer hours until it has fully been used up by the body. Some people also take more to make the feeling to last for longer hours.
Someone who has eaten edibles feels more relaxed and their anxiety is reduced. The high feeling helps a person to relax. For those who are sleepless, they get to sleep well for some hours.
Over the years, smoking weed was the main method of using it. After smoking where you inhale it, tetrahydrocannabinol which is contained in weed, goes to the bloodstream through the lungs, which then carries the chemical to the brain. One feels the effect of weed more intensely and by smoking than eating it. The effect of smoked weed lasts for only a short period.
Benefit of smoking weed over eating edibles
Helps in drug addiction
People who started smoking weed to stop their addiction of other drugs such as heroin, tobacco and alcohol, it has really helped them to stop using the drugs and use marijuana instead.
Helps in cancer patients
Smoked weed helps cancer patients who have been prescribed medicinal weed. It either reduces the growth of cancer cells or kills them. For those undergoing chemotherapy, symptoms such as vomiting and nausea are alleviated.
Eating weed is seen to be the preferred method to use because it’s healthier and you reduce the risk of respiratory diseases which is brought by smoking it. There are negative effects like paranoia and short term memory that come with use of marijuana.
Regardless of the method you use to consume weed, tetrahydrocannabinol is present. Compare the two methods and see which is best for you and use it. Also have your own reasons why you want to consume weed, either for recreational or medicinal purposes.