DIFFERENT METHODS OF USING CANNABIS MEDICINALLY

INHILATION: Onset 1-2 minutes; Last 3-4 hours

 
  • Smoking - Not Recommended
  • Vaporizer - Smokeless; healthier for your lungs
 

INGESTION: Onset 1-2 hours; Last 6-8 hours

 
  • Cookies, brownies, candy tea and variety of other ingestible are available
  • More difficult to dose so begin with SMALL amount
  • Thought to be more potent and to be a stronger sedative
 

SUBLINGUAL: Onset 5-15minutes; Last 3-4 hours

 
  • Med strips or Liquid Extract in alcohol, oil or glycerin
  • Used under the tounge: Start with few drops or small piece until dosage is know
 

TOPICAL: Onset Varies

 
  • For external use on skin; For arthritis or rashes
  • Forms: Balms, lotions, salves, rubbing alcohol

DIFFERENT TYPES OF MEDICAL CANNABIS

SATIVA

 
  • More THC and less CBD (Cannabidiol)
  • More Psychoactive effects, more stimulation to the brain
  • Works for relieving depression, migraine, headaches and encourages activity
  • Day Time Medication
 

HYBRID

 
  • Cross between Indica and Sativa
  • Can have varrying effects

INDICA

 
  • More CBD (Cannabidiol) and less THC
  • More body effects and more relaxing to the brain
  • Works well for relieving anxiety, encourages sleep and relieves muscle spasm
  • Night Time Medication