How to Microdose Cannabis: A Beginners Guide
In recent years, microdosing has grown in popularity. Whether it be for medicinal purposes or to simply enjoy the sensation, microdosing cannabis isn’t as hard as you might think! Microdosing is great way to experience the benefits of weed without getting stoned. There are numerous health benefits, not to mention it can reduce anxiety and stress without negatively impacting your day-to-day life. Here is how you can start microdosing today!
"Microdosing is the practice of taking a smaller dose of a drug that has a lesser effect on your body and your mind, but still has some positive effects on you."
What is microdosing?
Simply put, microdosing is the practice of taking a smaller dose of a drug that has a lesser effect on your body and your mind, but still has some positive effects on you. There is no set rule for microdosing – everyone’s tolerance levels will vary. Therefore, it’s essential to start with a low dose, then increase as needed. Some people prefer to take smaller doses throughout the day, while others prefer to take a larger dose before bed. It’s up to you how you decide to microdose. You should always ensure you know how to microdose safely.
Why Should You Microdose?
There are many reasons why someone would microdose cannabis. The most common reasons include: - To treat a medical condition or ailment. Some people microdose as a form of medicinal cannabis to treat a mental or physical condition. - To improve your creative process. Some artists and creatives use microdosing to enhance certain skills such as creativity. - To enhance your mood, energy and productivity. Microdosing cannabis is a great way to improve your daily life without getting stoned. - To treat anxiety. Cannabis is commonly used to treat anxiety and other mental health disorders. Some people microdose as a form of self-care and self-improvement. It’s an amazing way to increase positivity, energy and joy in your life.
How to microdose cannabis
There are many ways to microdose cannabis, but the most popular ways are via edibles, with a growing number of people turning to oral sprays for a more discreet option. Oral sprays are quickly absorbed into the bloodstream for rapid results. The most popular way to microdose cannabis is orally via edibles. There are many ways to make cannabis edibles and you can even buy premade edibles. You should always read the instructions for the edibles you choose to ensure you don’t overdo it. Some edibles come with dosage suggestions printed on the packaging. Smoking/Vaping - Smoking or vaping cannabis is another popular way to microdose. You can buy pre-rolled joints, pre-filled vape cartridges or make your own joints/blunts. When smoking or vaping cannabis, you should always start with a small amount to ensure you don’t take too much. You should, however, consume more cannabis compared to when you’re eating it.
When to microdose
You can microdose at any time throughout the day. Many people prefer to microdose at the end of the day, before they go to bed. You should experiment with different times during the day to see when microdosing works best for you.
Recommended cannabinoids for microdosing
There are numerous cannabinoids in cannabis, but below are some of the most popular cannabinoids for microdosing: - D8THC - D8THC is a popular cannabinoid in cannabis that gives users a psychoactive high. This is what people commonly associate with cannabis. If you want to feel high and stoned, then D8THC is your cannabinoid. However, not all people want to feel stoned. D8THC also has some positive medicinal benefits. - CBDA - CBDA is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that many people microdose for its therapeutic benefits. CBDA has numerous health benefits and has been known to treat a variety of conditions including anxiety, depression and insomnia. - CBG - CBG (Cannabigerol) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that has been known to reduce anxiety, treat inflammation, pain and various skin conditions.
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6 Steps to start microdosing cannabis today
There are a few steps you should take before starting your microdosing journey. These steps will help ensure you have a smooth and safe start.
Find out your cannabinoid tolerance - Before you start microdosing, you should test your cannabinoid tolerance. This will ensure you understand what a low dose means for you.
Make sure you have a safe cannabis source - Before you buy any cannabis, make sure it’s safe. You should also ensure the cannabis is safe to consume.
Start with a low dose - When you start microdosing cannabis, you should start with a low dose. You should always keep your doses low to ensure you don’t take too much.
Don’t mix other drugs with cannabis - While microdosing cannabis is safe, mixing it with other drugs isn’t. Before you start microdosing, make sure you don’t take any other drugs.
Consider keeping a cannabis journal - While not essential, keeping a cannabis journal can be a great way to track your progress and understand how cannabis affects you.
Make sure you have people around you know - While there is no shame in microdosing cannabis, you should make sure the people around you know.
- Follow the 6 above steps and you will be well on your way to a successful microdosing experience!
Can you get addicted to microdosing cannabis? While it’s possible, it’s much less likely as you are taking a smaller dose and your tolerance doesn’t build up. Does microdosing show up in a drug test? Yes, microdosing will show up in a drug test. However, due to the low amount of THC, it’s likely the test will label you as a false positive (which is when it shows up as something you’re not). Is microdosing legal? Microdosing cannabis is legal in most countries. However, you should always check your local laws and consider the risks associated with microdosing. How long does it take to feel the effects of microdosing? You may start feeling the effects of microdosing immediately. However, titration (The process of slowly increasing one medicine or one liquid, with another medicine, liquid or pretty much anything.) should help increase effectiveness over prolonged use. it could take up to an hour before you really feel the effects. Can you mix cannabis with alcohol? Yes, though you should be careful and use good judgment. Mixing cannabis with alcohol can increase the effects of both substances for the worse. These are the most common questions people have about microdosing cannabis. Hopefully, this list will help you understand the world of microdosing and the benefits it can provide.
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