10 Surprising Benefits And Uses Of Marijuana Tea
If you’re a tea lover like me, you’ll love reading about the 10 surprising benefits and uses of marijuana tea!
For The Tea Nerds: (you know who you are!)
- Tea drinking began as early as 1500 BC in China.
- It first became known to western civilization through Portuguese priests in China during the 16th century.
- Drinking tea became popular in Britain during the 17th century.
- The British introduced tea production, and consumption to India because they wanted to compete with China!
Benefits Of Marijuana Tea
Marijuana tea has some believed medicinal properties and benefits for your wellness.
1. May Decrease Chronic Pain
One of the main reasons you can consume marijuana tea is for its effectiveness in reducing chronic pain.
If you live with and/or suffer from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and more you can try to drink this tea to relieve some acute pain.
Also, if you’re looking for a little mental relief, weed-tea can also help in that department as it’s said to help calm the mind.
2. May Lower Nausea
One of the side-effects of many prescription medications including chemotherapy is nausea.
There are studies to prove to provide a case for the fact that sipping on Marijuana tea may provide relief from this problem!
Drinking weed in the form of tea is a much healthier option than smoking it, and if you’re struggling with appetite Cannabis can help there too!
Cue: The munchies and delicious weed edibles.
3. Weed Tea Could Help In Autoimmune Disease Treatment
Users all around the world enjoy consuming marijuana!
Many claim that it has been helpful in easing the pains and discomforts of autoimmune diseases.
More studies need to be conducted, and of course, please always speak with your medical professionals before you try.
But if you’ve been given the green light, we bet you’ll feel some positive results!
4. Marijuana Tea May Lower Anxiety & Depression
You’ve been there before right? Anxiety about a major life change, situation of challenge.
Marijuana can be effective in helping reduce anxiety and offers feelings of well-being for medical marijuana patients and recreational users alike!
Marijuana Tea In Jamaica & India
In countries like beautiful Jamaica and India, marijuana tea is commonly used for a number of different reasons.
5. Keeping Spirits Away
In India, marijuana tea is used as a way to call on the spirits to help keep diseases away!
Those who practice this tradition believe that with your open mind and relaxed body, you can attain more spiritual wellbeing and health.
6. Ceremonial Tea Practices
India is the mecca of spirituality, and don’t think for a minute that they don’t love their ganja!
Bhang is the word for weed-tea there, and they use it in various spiritual ceremonies.
7. Strength & Wellness
Jamaican’s believe that, above all else, smoking or consuming Cannabis helps to strengthen the body and makes you less susceptible to health problems!
8. Stress Remedy
In many cultures, people of all ages sip on their Cannabis tea to help them relieve stress.
Sip away your stress, people!
9. Morning Sickness Relief
We don’t suggest you try this method unless you’ve been otherwise instructed by your medical professional BUT…. yes!
Some ladies who are Mommy’s-to-be consume small amounts of Marijuana tea to help with morning sickness.
10. Fever & Cold Buster
Most common in Jamaica, many people have been using Marijuana Tea as a means to treat and prevent fever and colds!
While we don’t have any proof that this actually works, we sure like to experiment in our Cannabis Kitchen with weed edibles during cold and flu season!
How Does Marijuana Tea Affect My Body?
The active ingredients of the plant are absorbed through the digestive tract.
Because of this, there is a delayed reaction when sipping on Marijuana tea.
The good news? The effects last much longer.
This tea can take effect anywhere from 30 to 90 minutes or more after it is ingested, and the effects can last 4 to 8 hours!
Marijuana Tea Recipe
Servings: 8 Tea bags
THC: 15mg per bag
Empty tea bags
In an empty tea bag, fill 1 tsp of cannabis oil powder and 1 tsp of dry tea herbs.
Infuse the tea bag in hot water and the THC will dissolve into the hot water.
The cannabis powder will only dissolve when in contact with liquid.
Serving: 8Bags | Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg
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