There are different options of ingesting medical marijuana, many of which are offered at Las Vegas ReLeaf. Some patients will benefit more from eating their medicine than they would from smoking it. It is important to know which method of ingestion will be best for your medical condition. When it comes to edibles, it is necessary to know the basics of marijuana edibles and what to do the first time you eat one. The following are a few tips to keep in mind the first time you try an edible:
You will not know exactly how edible marijuana affects your body until you try it. For this reason, it is important to be in a comfortable setting in which you know your surroundings and feel safe. It is also a good idea to have someone with you who you trust and can help out if the effects are too strong.
Again, because you will not know exactly how edible marijuana affects you the first time, it is extremely important to not just eat the whole edible in one go. If the effects are stronger than you are used to, it can cause more mental harm than medical benefit. Even when trying new edibles, go slow at first. Every edible is different and can contain more or less THC than other edibles. If you don’t feel anything after the first hour, give it another half hour and then eat half of what you previously ate. Why? Because our bodies metabolize substances slowly and once there is a base amount of weed in the system it takes less to increase the effects.
Remember to know your limits and don’t push them when trying to medicate. Take a little at a time and observe how your body reacts to edible marijuana. Determine if your body handles edible or smoke-able marijuana better. Plus, determine if you are able to control how much marijuana you ingest with edibles and if it as easy to determine this as it is to control smoking marijuana.
Because medical marijuana is not as regulated as traditional forms of medication, it is up to you as the consumer to watch how much you are ingesting and how much your body can handle.
Trying edible medical marijuana can be a little intimidating at first. Simply follow these three tips to keep yourself in control and allow your body to feel the medical benefits. Stop by Las Vegas ReLeaf anytime to learn more about which strains and forms of medical marijuana are best for your medical condition.