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Benefits of THC Tinctures

Body and Mind
Body and Mind October 13, 2022

Herbal medicines like THC tinctures have been widely used for treating diseases and maintaining good health and are one of the oldest medicinal preparations known to man.Tinctures are a liquid form of cannabis made by soaking herbs in either alcohol, vegetable glycerin, or oil and are perfect for people who want to benefit from the effects of cannabis without smoking or vaping. Tinctures are also convenient because the liquid drops can be taken in precise quantities through an eyedropper.For its clean and smoke-free experience, many people prefer this form of cannabis over traditional THC products like the marijuana flower. Read on to learn more about the benefits of THC tinctures.

1. THC Tincture helps reduce anxiety

If you’re skeptical about trying out cannabis products for the first time, here’s something you might be unaware of. Your body naturally produces cannabis-like compounds called endocannabinoids to regulate your anxiety, fear, and stress responses.

Surprised?

Sometimes, the natural production of these endocannabinoids goes dry, and that’s where the therapeutic uses of cannabis come into play.

However, just like anxiety is different for every person, so is its treatment. When using THC tinctures to treat your anxiety, you might have to experiment a little to find the exact dose, product, and regimen that works for you.

When it comes to THC tinctures and anxiety, you might find that a little goes a long way. Cannabis is relaxing and offers a great therapeutic benefit when taken in small doses, but too much can have a reverse effect and add to your anxiety. If you have tried a cannabis product and seen your anxiety shoot up, it’s probably because you took too much.

This is precisely why THC tinctures are great for people with anxiety. You can measure the exact dose of liquid with an eyedropper to prevent taking too much, a benefit you don’t get when smoking or vaping cannabis.

Generally, we recommend starting with a dose of 2.5mg and gradually increasing the dose by another 1-2 milligrams until you feel optimal relief from your anxiety symptoms.

At Body and Mind, we’re here to help you find suitable strains for you to experiment with, and you can stop by one of our dispensaries to talk to a knowledgeable consultant before shopping with us.

2. THC Tincture Relieving Pain

THC tinctures are commonly used to alleviate pain, discomfort, and inflammation. In fact, in states where it is legal, these herbal analgesics can be medically prescribed for arthritis pain, nerve pain, menstrual cramps, and more. However, you should always be mindful of how much you consume if you don’t want to get high.

Essentially, the cannabinoids in the THC tincture dampen pain signals to your brain, giving you relief. If you want to use THC for pain relief without feeling high at all, you can apply the tincture topically so that it absorbs into your skin and works to relieve pain.

3. Improving Sleep Quality

50-70 million Americans suffer from some type of sleeping disorder. Those are large numbers! 

Getting some shut-eye is harder than it was back in the day, and the medical marijuana community vouches for THC tinctures as an effective cure for sleep disorders with little to no side effects.

Whether you’re having difficulty sleeping on a stressful day or your sleep schedule is all over the place in general, marijuana is an effective aid to help you restore your natural sleep cycle. Marijuana’s pain-relieving properties also relieve people who can’t sleep because of anxiety or chronic pain.

When experimenting with marijuana for better sleep, we recommend doing it on a day when you don’t have work the next day, so you can find out what works for you without missing out on work.

4. Doesn’t have any Harmful Side Effects

Cannabis is a psychoactive substance, so it has some side effects, whether you choose to smoke it or ingest the tincture form. However, the severity of these side effects is dose-dependent.

Anxiety and paranoia are the most common side effects you experience if you take too much THC, and this can be easily controlled by taking some CBD oil to counter the THC or by simply waiting for the high to wear off.

If you stop using THC after regular use, you might experience some withdrawal symptoms. However, this also happens when you quit coffee after drinking it every day, and it will subside quickly afterward, so the side effects of THC tinctures are minimal.

However, do not take THC tinctures if you have or are predisposed to psychosis or schizophrenia.

5. Long shelf-life and Flexibility

Tinctures have a long shelf life and can be stored for years, as long as they’re kept in a cool dark place away from direct sunlight. And, be sure to keep your tincture bottles tightly capped, so the liquid doesn’t evaporate. Always shake the bottle well before use because, like other liquid solutions, separation can occur over time.

The most popular THC tincture consumption method is putting a few drops under the tongue, as this method gives the fastest high.

However, this product is flexible and can be used in various other ways. For example, you can add a few drops to juices, smoothies, or soups, or if edibles are your thing, add the tincture oil to the cooking mix. Remember to keep the temperature below 240F.

This form of ingesting cannabis involves no smoking or vaping, so it’s perfect for people with respiratory disorders. It can even be applied to the skin to cure pain without giving you a high. And it’s also ideal for anyone with digestive problems because you don’t have to eat anything while consuming THC tinctures.

If you’re confused about which form of consumption is most suited for you, speak with a budtender at one of our dispensaries, and they will be happy to help you out.

6. Discreet Sublingual application

Sometimes, there’s nothing you need than to pass around a fat joint while spending time with your friends. But, as any long-time user might agree, sometimes, that’s just not possible, and you might need to consume without drawing attention to yourself.

THC tinctures are easy to conceal, so if you want to consume them discreetly, this is your product. 

What do we mean by this?

The tinctures come in small opaque bottles that don’t produce any noticeable smells, so you don’t have to take any special measures to keep the product hidden. And the bottles have built-in droppers so you can quickly take your dose without drawing any attention, which makes it easy to be discreet. 

All you have to do is take a few drops of the product under your tongue and hold for 15 minutes, and the cannabinoids are absorbed into your bloodstream. And, there’s no odor created like if you were smoking or vaping.

7. Low-Calorie THC Tincture

For all calorie-conscious consumers, you would be happy to know that THC tinctures that are made with 140 proof alcohol are only 7calories/ml, which is way less than other cannabis edibles or baked goods, which are around 100-200 calories.

So, THC tinctures are a great low-calorie option for people who are actively trying to manage their weight.

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Choosing the right products and strains is important to have a good cannabis-consuming experience, and at Body and Mind, we strive to help our customers find the right products for them. We provide a wide variety of products and strains so that there is something for everyone. We make the purchase process super easy by providing curbside pickups and same-day online deliveries for our customers. Place an online order today.

Body and Mind
Body and Mind October 13, 2022

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