Despite years of bad press against marijuana, it has been found that marijuana has many medicinal benefits for people. It has been shown that marijuana helps people with PTSD, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, autism and a bevy of other illnesses. And marijuana is quickly becoming legalized in many states in the country. Is smoking marijuana healthy? Smoking anything isn’t healthy for your lungs. However, there are healthy ways you can smoke pot and reduce the damage caused by smoking weed. Let’s take a look at some of them.
Smoking weed with glass pipes is one way to minimize the adverse effects of smoking. Unlike using plastic or aluminum pipes, glass pipes don’t pass on the toxic byproducts of smoking.You get a healthier smoke with a glass pipe.
When you smoke weed by vaporizing, you don’t increas the temperatures too much. This lowers your exposure to unhealthy carcinogens.
Smoking weed with a bubbler or bong actually filters out toxic carcinogens from the smoke. Water pipes cool down the heat when smoking weed. As a result, there is much less damage done to the lungs. Adding some ice cubes to the water pipe will also lower the temperature. In addition, you can add a mouthpiece to a bong to filter out even more.
Use Clean Smoking Gear
After you smoke marijuana, there is debris left in your smoking gear. Be sure to use isopropyl alcohol to clean your smoking gear, whether it’s a pipe or any other smoking gear. This will lower the chance of you inhaling dangerous carcinogens.
Get your High from Edibles
When you cook marijuana for edibles, you’re actually separating the pot from raw cannabis. It’s an ideal way to get your high without the detrimental effects. Just keep in mind that it takes longer for the effect of marijuana to occur in edibles.
Tinctures are actually extracted from cannabis. You can find tinctures in bottles with small droppers. You can take tinctures under your tongue or just put a few drops in a beverage. Another perk from tinctures is that there’s no smell either.
Tropicals can easily provide psychoactive effects along with pain reduction. There is CBD and THC in topicals that delivers these effects. A popular topical is cannabidiol.
With so many people smoking weed recreationally and medicinally today, it’s important for folks to realize that smoking weed the traditional way can have some harmful effects on your lungs. If you smoke marijuana, use the above methods to keep yourself healthier. You can still enjoy your flower and stay healthy!