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The Best Tips for Starters

The Best Tips for Starters

Every beginners has to start somewhere. Cannabis can be enjoyed in many ways, but if you are new to the game, you need to know a lot of things before they start using it. There are tips and tricks that you need to know to find that perfect first-time experience. Below are the basic recommendations for beginners and low tolerance consumers.

Firstly, you need to know what method fits for you as a newbie. The most common method is to smoke it. One advantage to smoking is dose-control, where you can easily take small amounts and the acute effects commonly subside in 20 to 30 minutes after.

Another is vaporizing, which is the most ideal method for new users. Vapor is easy on the throat and lungs, easy to dose and it can better preserved the flavor of the strain. Unlike table-top vaporizers which gives larger portions at once, you can start with a portable oil-filled vaporizer pen as it allows you to take a hit as needed.

Another method is ingesting cannabis, and edibles are a fantastic way. However, you still need to start slow at a low dose of 5 mg and work your way up to the standard 10 to 20 mg. The effects can take up to 1 to 2 hours and they tend to be more intense and long-lasting than inhaled cannabis.

The second and most common advice for beginners is to start slow with THC-dominant strains. Start with a single small hit to a low dose on your first ever use.

Settle with those strains that has less than 15% THC because they provide a less overwhelming experience. Amounts of THC can vary to every flower or even to every harvest, depending on how they are grown, so it is important to use those lab-tested weed.

What works for one may not be the same for the next because there is an additional variability that comes with every individual’s unique brain chemistry and subjective experience.

Below are recommended start for beginners as they give more balanced, mellow and gentle euphoric experience, but again, you need to check the testing information specific to the item you are interest to purchase. If it has more than 20% THC content, then it might be too potent for you as a beginner.

Sativa StrainsIndica StrainsHybrid Strains
Jack HererPlushberryBlue Dream
Maui WowieChernobyl

Lastly, it is also recommended to find a low-THC and high-CBD strain. Unlike Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-intoxicating compound with medicinal and relaxing properties. It can also counter the anxiety associated with THC. These types of strains are definitely a perfect starting point for beginners. The following are some of the commonly available and widely used varieties of high CBD strains:

Sativa StrainsIndica StrainsHybrid Strains
Harlequin Pennywise Sour Tsunami
Aliens on Moonshine ACDC

The bottom line is not to get too excited but rather ease your way into it to get your expected first experience with cannabis.

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