Cannabis is called by various names like weed, marijuana, pot, hemp, etc… but all of them refer to the extracts from a group of plants called the Cannabis Sativa or Cannabis Indica. Almost all the parts of this plant are used to make marijuana be it the flowers, roots, stems, seeds or leaves. Usually, we don’t think of edible cannabis, we think of people smoking the ganja, but times sure are a-changing.
For a long time, weed was used as a recreational drug but years of studies have found that it is useful to treat many health conditions as well. The most popular way to ingest this drug has been smoking but it can be safely eaten too. In fact, edible cannabis is safer and has more effective health benefits than smoking it.
Let’s take a look at what, exactly ‘edibles’ are, and how they can benefit the conventional user interested mainly in health benefits.(more…)