With the legalization of hemp and the increase in popularity and the authenticity of CBD and its benefits, more people are converting to this multipurpose plant full of cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids.
What are CBD Hemp Flowers?
Hemp is a variety of the Cannabis sativa species that is mainly cultivated for industrial purposes. Among its chemical compounds, it usually has a high content in CBD and a low content of THC that has the legal percentage of less than or about 0.3%. Therefore, it does not give the intoxicating effect that marijuana does.
How can you use CBD Hemp Flowers?
Whether through an e-cigarette, vape pen, or vaporizer, the combination of heating and inhaling cannabinoids, in this case CBD from hemp buds, is an effective and preferred method of consumption. As no combustion is involved – unlike smoking – vaping hemp flowers is generally considered much safer and healthier.
There is quite the controversy about e-cigarettes and vaping, but vaping CBD is safe unlike vaping nicotine, the carcinogenic substance found in cigarettes, which can lead to addiction and fatal health conditions. You can read more about it here.
As the vaporized CBD – as well as other cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids – is absorbed directly into the bloodstream via the lungs, it reaches the brain almost immediately, with effects noticeable after about one minute. This means that vaporizing hemp flowers can offer quick and effective relief from pain or other uncomfortable conditions.
On the other hand, smoking hemp buds involves combustion and is considered less healthy than vaping. However, it is still an effective way of administering CBD since, similar to vaping, absorption is quick and efficient.
Many people like to smoke hemp flowers as an alternative to cigarettes, to compensate it for high-THC cannabis, and for general relaxation purposes. Hemp flowers can be smoked in a joint (cigarette-like roll-up) or in a bong or water pipe.
Dried, raw hemp flowers can make a great cooking ingredient and can be added to a variety of recipes. The leaves can also be infused into a tea and still provide the same benefits but at a more delayed rate than vaping or smoking. This is a more preferred and recommended way for people who are unable to smoke or seek an alternative way to unwind. Many people also like to make their own oil-based CBD extractions using hemp flowers, before using that extraction in their cooking or baking to make hemp-infused edibles.
ALWAYS REFER TO A DOCTOR BEFORE THINKING ABOUT ADDING CBD TO YOUR DAILY LIFE.