Three main active compounds are found in the cannabis plant that is known as cannabinoids. The cannabinoids are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), and cannabigerol (CBG). These cannabinoids only unleash their impact after exposure to heat and light. 

However, raw marijuana contains a carboxylic group, making the cannabinoids less potent. As a result, the cannabinoids occur as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THCA-A), cannabigerol acid (CBGA), and cannabidiolic acid (CBDA). Exposure to heat and causes the carboxylic acid to detach from the compound. 

Back to the question, can you get high from eating raw weed? The answer is no, since it is not exposed to heat. However, raw marijuana is revered due to its therapeutic effects: These include:

  1. Wide range of Vitamins 

Many people spend hundreds of dollars a month to get vitamin supplements, which should not be the case. What they fail to understand is that marijuana contains a whole package of vitamins with zero side effects. Here is a list of the vitamins found in the marijuana plant:

Vitamin K- Vitamin K helps in the absorption of calcium and also helps in blood clotting. 

Vitamin C- Vitamin C is essential for improving immunity and protecting the body against diseases.

Iron, calcium, and folate- This collection of minerals keeps the bones strong, repairs the DNA, and improves the blood floor. 

  1. Neuroprotective properties