Posted: December 27, 2019
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CBD Flower – All the benefits without the high

Why Are People Smoking CBD Flower?

Instant relief

Looking for quick relief? Smoking or vaporizing CBD flower/buds is the fastest way to ingest this beneficial phytocannabinoid? Meaning it supplies cannabinoids to your Endocannabinoid System (ECS) quicker than other CBD products. The CBD will cross the blood-brain barrier and start working in a matter of seconds, as opposed to a few minutes (with CBD tincture) or up to an hour (when ingested orally).

Entourage effect

One of the most fascinating things about the cannabis plant is something known as the entourage effect. This term was coined in 1999 by the famous cannabis researchers Raphael Mechoulam and Shimon Ben-Shabat. It refers to a synergistic effect in which cannabis is most effective when the plant material is ingested as a whole. This way the full range of phytocannabinoids, terpenoids, and flavonoids can work their “magic” together.

Heat activates phytocannabinoids

Raw plant material is made up of cannabinoid acids that need to be “activated” via the application of heat. This process, known as decarboxylation, takes the inactive cannabinoid acids and transforms them into active phytocannabinoids.

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It can help with cigarette cravings

There is some anecdotal evidence that smoking the CBD flower can curb cravings for cigarettes. Furthermore, there is also research evidence that CBD itself can help with nicotine addiction via the endocannabinoid system (ECS).

It’s more social

For some people, the act of smoking the CBD flower is a more social activity than simply ingesting the CBD at home alone. For example, you can step outside of a social event to smoke a CBD cigarette/hempette with a fellow cannabis enthusiast or you can even use a water pipe like a hookah or bong to smoke the CBD with a group!

It’s a cost-effective way to ingest CBD

Smoking hemp flower is particularly effective, especially considering that some of the products on the market deliver over 100 milligrams of CBD per cigarette/hempette. Additionally, most CBD products require additional processing after the crop is complete, but hemp flower is ready for sale once it’s pruned and trimmed. Less processing time usually entails a lower price tag.

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