Cannabis Ingestion Options For Nausea

Choosing your preferred method.

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Now that you know the basics, it’s time to decide the best way to consume cannabis. There are various methods you can try, and it really depends on personal preference. The best way to choose is to discuss your situation with a Greenlight Approved retail partner. And remember: Start low (dose) and go slow.

Here are a few methods that most cannabis consumers find effective:

Inhale: Smoking

Smoking is one of the oldest forms of cannabis consumption. This method allows for the most immediate relief of symptoms. If discretion is important for you, a cartridge-based vape pen is a smoke- and odor-free inhalation alternative to consider.

Inhale: Cartridge-Based Vape Pens

There are a lot of advantages to vaporization: It’s discreet, fast-acting and produces no smoke or odor. It is also very convenient.

Your Greenlight Approved retail partner will have a wide variety of vape pen cartridges for you to try. A cartridge-based vape pen is a great option for new users because of its simplicity and relatively low cost. The vape pen allows you to try different cartridges filled with cannabis oil as you explore what is right for you.

Consume: Edibles and Beverages

Edible cannabis is growing quickly as the first choice of new and returning users looking for discreet symptom relief. This form of cannabis consumption is processed through your digestive system, which takes more time than options like inhalation that offer more immediate relief. Try a small dose (try 5 to 10 mg of THC, CBD or a combination, the standard pre-packaged dose option) and wait to see how you feel after 45 to 90 minutes. Carefully monitor how you feel before consuming more. Remember the simple saying: Start low (dose) and go slow. Remember: You can always take more as needed.

Edibles come in a wide variety of options: gummies, mints, hard candy, chocolate, fruit chews, you name it. Once you determine your ideal dose, edibles are an easy way to consume.

Edibles – and cannabis-infused beverages – are among the fastest-growing products in the market, and Greenlight Approved retailers can guide you to a product that is a great fit for you.

Consume: Tinctures (Drops) and Sublingual (Sprays)

Tincture drops and sublingual (below the tongue) sprays are typically water-, alcohol-, glycerin- or natural oil-based, and come in small bottles with an eyedropper or pump spray applicator. The density of blood vessels near the skin in your mouth helps cannabis tinctures to absorb easily and act quickly.

Using cannabis this way is simple. Simply fill the dropper with a few drops of tincture (dropper is a 10-mg dose) or pump spray and place it under your tongue. Keep it in your mouth for about 60 seconds before swallowing. This method is faster-acting than a typical edible option and is an excellent way to ensure the proper dose.

A wide variety of tincture drops and sublingual sprays are available with different ratios of THC and CBD. Your Greenlight Approved retail partner will help you figure out the best ratio for you.

Consume: Pills or Capsules

For some persistent symptoms, pills and capsules may be the preferred method of delivery. Cannabis pills and capsules can be consumed throughout the day and are effective for many symptoms.

They can be convenient and make it easy to define your proper dose. Like edibles, they are processed through your digestive system, so be prepared to wait 45 to 90 minutes for the product to take effect. Like edibles, cannabis in pill or capsule form has a longer-lasting effect than smoking or vaping. Once you find what works for you, this method can provide hours of symptom relief.

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At Greenlight Approved, it is our mission to guide you through the cannabis experience and help you become an educated consumer. Let us help you better understand consumption and product options available at retail so you are prepared for your store visit.

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FAQs

What does scientific research say about cannabis as a treatment for nausea?

Along with the analgesic effects of its most discussed compounds, THC and CBD, cannabis has been proven in numerous studies to reduce nausea and vomiting. Continue reading

How does cannabis help prevent nausea?

Ingredients in cannabis act on specific pathways found in the body known as cannabinoid receptors. Research shows that cannabinoid receptors suppress nausea and vomiting when activated. Continue reading

Smoke, vape or eat: what method is best for nausea?

Smoking and vaping deliver immediate relief and allow more cannabinoids to be absorbed. Eating cannabis requires your body to digest the cannabis and relief can take up to two hours. Continue reading

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