Why Use Cannabis?

February 10, 2021

People use cannabis all over the world for personal health and wellness. The use of cannabis can boost creativity, help you relax, increase socialization energy and even focus. It’s an affordable and natural way to enjoy yourself while maintaining all your bodies needs from proper eating, good sleep, and even healing.

There is a multitude of things using cannabis can help with.

People who use Cannabis as a part of their daily routines tend to cut back on the use of alcohol, opiates, tobacco, and narcotic substances. Compared to these listed, cannabis is natural, safe, beneficial with non-addictive purposes.

Types of cannabis

Sativa – Sativa dominant cannabis stimulates the mind and its senses, increases energy and helps to uplift the mood of the user. Cannabis like this gives the user more of the classic “head high”.

Indica – Indica dominant cannabis or (in da couch) weed, generally has a higher CBD content oppose to Sativa which is higher in THC. The general perception of indica is that its main use if for relaxation and pain relief.

Hybrid – As its name describes, Hybrid cannabis is a balanced effect of both the head high from sativa and the body high from indica. Many choose hybrids at it is not an overwhelming euphoric experience like sativa’s sometimes are, but also not a complete sleep pill like indica’s can be.

What is THC and CBD?

CBD – Cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD for short, is found in cannabis. It is a non-toxicating cannabinoid that has a plethora of potential therapeutic benefits. Individuals tend to use CBD for aiding in the treatment of seizures, depression, inflammatory bowel disease, inflammation, psychosis and mental disorders, and migraines. According to the World Health Organization, CBD does not have known side effects when taken on its own. CBD can be found in many forms, such as oils, supplements, gummies, and gels.

THC – The other most well-known and most abundant cannabinoid is tetrahydrocannabinol, known as THC. It interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) enabling significant potential benefits such as aiding in regulating stress recovery by causing feelings of relaxation through the release of dopamine. This creates a sense of euphoria. It has a variety of medical uses, such as be using toward suppressing nausea and vomiting that accompanies certain cancer medications.

I have the cannabis what do I do with it!

Cannabis can be smoked through the use of joints (Pre-Rolls sold in store), hand pipes, waterpipes. All of these methods although different use the burning of the cannabis flower to inhale the smoke produced.

Cannabis can also be ingested by consuming edibles that are infused with the same properties that make up cannabis flower. Effects from smoking and ingesting cannabis can differ from user to user but it is always recommended to wait a while before continuing to ingest as edibles sometimes can take longer! Effects can be seen to start after 45 minutes of consumption, so don’t get worried if you don’t feel it right away!

Cannabis products don’t only come in the form of sweet treats or dried flower. Concentrates such as resin, shatter, and hash can also be burned or melted to inhale the smoke. Most concentrates tend to be much higher in THC and the effects can be quite intense. When using concentrates proceed with caution and go at your own pace.

Overall, cannabis has many different benefits and can suit the needs of a variety of users. From Euphoric highs, relaxed body effects, there are so many options for what kind of cannabis suits you. When you are ready to embark on your cannabis journey, do your research on what kinds you would like and never be afraid to ask a budtender at Rosebud for extra info!!!!