You may be an occasional cannabis smoker. But when it comes to edibles, I can assure you that it will be a whole new high experience! By eating edibles, you don’t need to deal with smokes and that nasty pothead smell you get from smoking joints. But before you take your first bite, here are some things you should know about edibles.
What Are Edibles?
Now, since this guide should cover even the most fundamental topics regarding edibles, we’ll have to start with the very definition of the word. Edibles are basically cannabis-infused foods. And just like other cannabis products on the market, you can get many options for edibles. Cannabis can be infused into cookies, brownies, cakes, candies, gummies, choco bars, etc. You can even make them by yourself and experiment with the food menus of your preference! This is due to the nutty and earthy flavor of cannabis extracts, which make them fit with many recipes.
Learn the Types of the Infused-Cannabis Extract
The form of the edibles itself rarely matters. I mean, what’s the big deal about having a cannabis-infused cookie instead of a brownie, anyway? What you should be concerned with is the type of cannabis extracts infused in the edible.
There are typically four types: Indica, Sativa, Hybrid, and pure CBD. Indica has more of the high-inducing effect, while sativa will make you feel so chill and relaxed, you want to spend the rest of the day sleeping or imagining things on a couch. A hybrid extract will get you somewhere between those two effects. And the pure CBD won’t get you high at all.
The Ready-Made Edibles
If you want to skip the whole process of making an edible yourself, you can get it on the internet easily. The selection of edibles online is much more impressive than the options available in stores. Besides, it is also a fool-proof method. You won’t need to worry about cooking it wrong.
However, make sure that you get your edibles from a trusted seller. Since cannabis enthusiasts are a growing community these days, you can check their reviews of edibles quickly on social media and forums. Do this step so that you won’t waste your money on some low-quality products.
Start with a Small Bite
When you take edibles that are infused with psychoactive-inducing extracts, you must not start with a big bite. In fact, begin with a small chunk and wait for at least 15 minutes before you go on munching on the rest of it. The difference between the high you get from edibles and the one from joints or vapes is that it’s going to take some time for the edibles. But once the high hits you, it will hit hard. Therefore, don’t be irresponsible. You must not operate any machinery or drive a vehicle when you’re eating edibles.