Weed tea or marijuana tea is one of the highly consumed products of cannabis or marijuana plant. The tea is derived from Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the most active ingredient of a mature cannabis plant.
When you take marijuana tea regularly, you are likely to reduce the pain caused by headaches and other pain-related problems in the body. Marijuana tea is available for use, though in a limited amount in states that allow the possession and use of recreational and medical marijuana.
At home, you can easily make weed tea by following the process below:
Ingredients of Weed Tea
- 1 gram of marijuana;
- 1 liter of clean water;
- Tea strainer/sieve;
- Pan with lid;
- Coffee creamer (powder or liquid).
Preparing Weed Tea
- Boil the water;
- Add all the contents of weed to the boiled water;
- Let the mix to simmer for a quarter an hour or so;
- Separate the cannabis leaves from the water by sieving;
- Once you have the water (infused in cannabis), pour it into a sealed container;
- Add your powdered or liquid coffee creamer to the water;
- Refrigerate your weed tea for a few days before you serve it. The potency will be excellent if you maintain a cold environment.
Not that the above is the simplest recipe. Other drinkers decide to add to the ingredients, milk, tea bags, soy milk, rice milk, or even honey.
What could the the benefits of Weed Tea be?
Marijuana tea has fantastic benefits, which makes it one of the highly consumed cold drinks in the world. Here are 5 top benefits you can derive from taking weed tea:
1. Relief From Pain
As mentioned at the beginning, one of the common uses of marijuana plants is to help alleviate different types of pain. THC, a component of a mature cannabis plant, binds pain receptors in the human brain to bring relief from a headache and other body pains.
2. Reduces Blood Pressure
Research indicates that taking weed tea helps in halting the increase in blood pressure. The tea accomplishes this by easing blood vessel tension. The result is a lowered risk of strokes and heart attacks.
3. Helps in Gaining Weight
We are not advocating for unnecessary weight gain. However, in some incidents where a person is severely malnourished and needs to put up some weight, weed tea is necessary. Marijuana tea acts as an appetizer, helping the individual to eat. The tea is an excellent remedy for those that are undergoing chemotherapy. Such individuals need to eat to counter the effects of chemo and loss of weight.
4. Aids in Managing Sleep Disorders
Depending on the weed tea preparation process and the type of cannabis you used, the tea can be the best sedative. If you are battling insomnia or any other sleeping disorder for that matter, use weed tea as your number one sleep-inducing agent.
5. Boosts Digestive Health
Weed tea is soothing to the digestive system, especially the stomach. The tea relieves gut inflammation, goes ahead to prevent vomiting, and stops unnecessary nausea.
Do you make weed tea and what is your favorite way to prepare tea?