THCA, however, is non-psychoactive, which means that it cannot get you high. Similarly, CBDA is much less medicinal than CBD, which means that it won’t relieve the symptoms for which you take it. Ingesting any part of a live cannabis plant will only get you the THCA and the CBDA and will not have the same effect as the product you buy at your local dispensary.
Last, but certainly not least, weed tea is a great way to receive the medicinal benefits of our good friend Mary Jane. Since your digestive tract absorbs the cannabinoid in marijuana slower than your lungs, drinking pot tea takes longer to kick in but lasts for a much longer period of time. The medicinal effects can last up to eight hours.
As you practice making your own marijuana tea, you’ll begin to intuitively learn how to make it as mild or as potent as you like. To get you started, here are five cannabis tea concoctions for your drinking pleasure.
We’ll start with the cannabutter and then outline the process for making cannabis tinctures . We’re not going to go into great detail; we’ll just give you the broad strokes, but you can find full recipes by visiting the links in the previous sentence.
There’s no single right way to make weed tea as they are all equally great. Many consider the processes of making reefer tea a relaxing act in itself.
Many families throughout Jamaica and the islands use cannabis medicinally in the form of ganja tea. Ganja tea is commonly made from young plants that aren’t fully ripened for harvest. This usually makes it less potent than smoked herb.
Anthropologist Dr. Melanie Creagan Dreher’s study of rural working-class families in Jamaica also revealed cultural differences between smoking herb and drinking minimally-psychoactive ganja tea. All of the mothers in her study gave their children ganja tea to drink — often two to three times a week and sometimes daily — in order to help keep their kids healthy for the backbreaking farm work and school work they were subjected to.
So how does cannabis go from a non-psychoactive, non-medicinal plant to the psychoactive, medicinal powerhouse that we know and love? Good question. Here’s the answer.
Weed tea is an effective medicine in several cultures. The experts at Honest Marijuana reveal everything you need to know about this time-tested concoction.