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Consuming uncooked marijuana received't get you excessive, however right here's what it’ll

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Many amateur cannabis users do not know the details of cannabis cooking. You might think that adding raw marijuana leaves to their candy and dishes might have some sort of effect. While this is not at all true, raw marijuana has some interesting health benefits.

Not that long ago, researchers noticed the benefits of the other parts of the cannabis plant and moved their focus away from THC and CBD. These compounds and terpenes are abundant and varied widely, to the point where researchers don't even know how many there are and what their effects are.

The consumption of raw cannabis was compared to the consumption of leafy vegetables. While the plant won't get you high or produce psychoactive effects in this state, it can help prevent disease and provide vitamins, minerals, and cannabinoids. It will most likely taste very bad.

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In order for the THC to take effect in the cannabis plant – the high and the feeling of relaxation or creativity – the plant must go through decarboxylation. This is the process that many sadly skip before eating marijuana (food). Decarboxylation occurs when you add heat to the plant, whether it's smoking a joint or preheating cannabis before adding it to your food.

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Cannabis in its natural state has no THC. Instead, it contains a compound called THCA, which has been linked to anti-inflammatory properties, promoting brain health, helping cells multiply, and even slowing the growth and spread of cancer cells.

No matter how much you've invested in cannabis research, there isn't any scientific evidence to guarantee that consuming the raw plant will provide the anti-inflammatory properties and other benefits it's associated with. When you eat the plant you get the benefits of another very green and leafy plant.

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If you are interested in cannabis and are finding it difficult to find an attractive way to ingest a raw, prickly, and fibrous leaf, there are a few options. While some try to eat the plant in salads or as a side dish in their dishes, some experts recommend juicing. This process uses the entire cannabis plant, including the leaves, stems, and buds, and is a much better option than somehow figuring out a way to make raw leaves taste good.

Cannabis juice contains all of the compounds and properties of the plant and can be shaped to your taste. You can mix it with other fruits and vegetables, add some honey for the sweetness and in the end you get something healthy and tasty.

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Beth Edmonds