The Differences Between Eating Edibles And Smoking Weed.
Marijuana or weed refers to dried seeds flowers leaves or stems of cannabis sativa. The leaves of marijuana can be rolled into joints or Blunts or put into bongs and pipes to be smoked which is one of the major ways that people have taken it. Eating edibles which are products containing weed has become an option in a number of people with time. Cupcakes, brownies, chocolates, cookies and gummy bears are some of the Edible products of marijuana. Weed is usually consumed as a recreational use to enable people get a relaxed feeling or get high and also for medication.
Tetrahydrocannabinol THC is the primary psychoactive component in marijuana that is able to activate the receptive system of the brain causing high effect in an individual. Tetrahydrocannabinol is able to be delivered into the bloodstream through the various forms that one opts to consume it either by smoking or eating the edibles but the differences is on how the brain receptor is activated is which is what will be noticeable.
The psychoactive components in marijuana edible products has to first be metabolized so as to be taken into the blood stream which takes about 30 to 90 minutes to kick in In about 20 to 30 minutes the effects of THC can be felt if the marijuana it is since it is able to pass quickly through the lungs into the bloodstream.. Therefore the differences of the effect of psychoactive component of marijuana depending on the form in which it was consumed is that if it is smoked, it takes lesser time to kick in as compared to eating the edibles.
The e duration of the effect of THC in an individual varies depending on the form in which it was consumed. The differences is that for the edibles the THC is usually converted into 11- hydroxy -THC which cause an intense high effects that is able to last for many hours as compared to smoking where the effects wear off within few hours.
The effect of an individual’s health or body is also part of the differences that are observed from the various forms which one consumes the weed which is smoking or eating edibles. The smoke from weed usually contains toxins such as ammonia which may lead to lung inflammation, bronchitis or even impaired brain function. On the other hand for the edible products of marijuana they do not cause any negative outcome to the lungs does reducing health risks in people.
The form in which weed is taken is fully influenced by an individual’s desired outcome.