Exploring Cannabis Products Forms

Cannabis products come in different shapes, sizes and forms. However, unlike other commodities, specific cannabis formats also have different effects.

These products are meant for either ingestion or inhalation, and not meant to be interchanged. The common cannabis product formats are oil with a syringe, oral spray, vape concentrates, dried flowers, and soft gels.

To have a better understanding of the said cannabis product forms, here’s a brief outline:

Products for Ingestion

Oral Spray

Usage:  Ingestion

Onset of Effects:  30 mins – 2 hours

Benefits:  This is great for micro-dosing or the use of minuscule amounts. This form also allows convenience and discretion when being transported.

Oil w/ Syringe

Usage:  Ingestion

Onset of Effects:  30 mins – 2 hours

Benefits: The use of this form as medication can be easily managed. This can be given in low or high dosage depending on the patient’s need. The syringe makes it convenient to gradually reduce or increase both to optimize therapeutic effects or avoid possible side effects.

Soft Gels

Usage:  Ingestion

Onset of Effects:  30 mins – 2 hours

Benefits: This form has cannabis oil in soft gels, which makes it tasteless and odorless. The intake of doses can be calculated, too since each soft gel has a specific formulation.

Products for Inhalation-

Dried Flower

Usage:  Inhalation

Onset of Effects:  seconds to minutes

Benefits:  The dried cannabis flower comes in two forms – the whole flower and the pre-milled. The whole flower is grounded into fine powder to make it easy to use. This is popularly used in baked goods or even tea.

Vape Concentrate

Usage:  Inhalation

Onset of Effects:  seconds to minutes

Benefits: vape concentrates allows discreet consumption of cannabis. This highly concentrated form has a good level of CBD and THC and is mostly made available in enticing various flavors such as cotton candy, mint, lemon, etc.

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