Trying cannabis for the first time can be an overwhelming experience. Not only because of the controversial nature of the plant but because of the many factors which you have to consider. One of these is the delivery mode of the herb.
The delivery mode of cannabis refers to the way in which you take it into in your body. You can ingest cannabis, inhale it or apply the herb. Different delivery modes have varying effects. One may work stronger than the other, while the other may have more lasting effects. There are pros and cons of each delivery mode, and you have to pick the one which works best for you.
Let’s discuss below how you can finalize on a delivery method which would work best for you:
1 – Are you looking for immediate relief?
A cannabis cookie or capsule may take longer to show effects as the cannabinoids are gradually released into the bloodstream. On the flip side, smoking weed will give you much faster results. You must take into account the time that the effects will take to last. If you consume an edible, you may not be able to drive after a few hours.
2 – What benefit are you hoping to get?
The delivery method that will work for you also depends on the results you are hoping to get. For instance, if you want to get relief from pain, then a topical solution is your best option as it is in direct contact with the area of pain. However, if you are unable to sleep you may need sublingual application through cannabis oil for faster effects. In the same way, vaping might be the best solution for relaxation.
3 – Are there multiple reasons you are using cannabis for?
There are a whole lot of people who don’t use medical marijuana for one reason. They may be using it to get rid of a horde of symptoms from insomnia to chronic pain. If you also want to use cannabis for a number of reasons, you should consider using more than one delivery mode. For instance, you could try vaping and eating a cannabis treat for both immediate and delayed effects.
4 – What method suits your circumstances best?
The last question that you must ask yourself if you are trying to be discreet about using cannabis or not. While smoking cannabis requires a lot of equipment and also leaves an odor, eating cannabis edibles is very discreet. Capsules are also relatively discreet and so are cannabis patches. Consider the reaction of your family, friends, neighbors or other people if you are in public and decide accordingly.
Note that you need to be careful about dosage. One delivery mode may have stronger effects with a little weed while another may require more quantity for meeting your target. Also, notice how you feel and like each experience. Finding the right experience for yourself can significantly improve your lifestyle.