Cannabis is a well-known psychoactive drug, which has significantly made its way when it comes to the medical field. In today’s time, the spotlight is on cannabis oil and people are trying to figure out how to use it! Did you know that cannabis has a name in ancient India? Ayurvedic cbd oil and other related products have been used by people since a long era.
Well, first thing first! Cannabis comes from a beautiful plant called cannabis sativa. This plant has two species – hemp and marijuana, where both of them contain a certain amount of molecules, CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). These two are the main chemical compounds which are present in different ratios in the plant. If the THC is more than 0.3% then you are stoned, whereas CBD will not get you high. Long story short, hemp contains more CBD and therefore it will not produce a sense of elation. On the other hand, marijuana has more than 20% THC and it will make you feel intoxicated.
If you are a neophyte in this industry, then you might be inundated with so much contradictory as well as confusing stuff about cannabis oil. Isn’t it? Do not worry, here you are going to get the right and up to date information in detail. At least, by now you know that cannabis is not a bad thing but has a stigma. Let us unveil everything about its renowned oil!
What is cannabis oil?
As the name suggests, it is a substance extracted from the flowers of the cannabis or marijuana plant and then it is mixed with a neutral oil. It is unprocessed and contains two active compounds, which are CBD and THC. Cannabis is dried but the oil is thick and sticky. It is crucial to know that the oil for medicinal purpose contains mostly CBD and it will not make you feel stoned if taken in the right amount. However, some people may experience dry mouth, greater weakness, and drowsiness after consuming cannabis based medicine or oil.
Why do you want to use cannabis oil?
This is the vital question that you need to answer! What’s the motive? Do you want to consume it for recreational purposes or you have some health issues for which you are counting on it? We strongly oppose its recreational use but we welcome it for the medicinal purpose. You will be surprised to know that it may be used for treating pain, insomnia, epileptic seizures, stress, and cancer. People are embracing vijaya ayurvedic medicine to get good results and achieve optimal health when prescribed by a certified doctor.
How to use medical cannabis oil for health?
Usually, it is taken sublingually! In fact, it is considered as the most effective way to consume it. Before you ingest it, what you have to do is- shake the bottle well as this will ensure that the extract and oil are mixed evenly. Now, open your mouth, place a drop under your tongue with the dropper and then close your mouth. You do not have to swallow it at first but let it sit and get absorbed by the mucous membranes. It will come into action after 30 to 90 minutes of ingestion, depending on the pace of your metabolism. Do not forget that you will be consuming cannabis as medicine.
It’s advisable you opt for cannabis oil after consulting your doctor and follow the directions he gives. In general, people begin with a low dose and go slow. If you want to consume it then you need to make sure you have a family member near you on whom you can trust as you may feel anxious at first. If in case you have ingested too much oil then do not fret but eat something or drink water. Always remember that this time will pass, so you don’t have to panic at all.
Is cannabis oil legal in India?
You can’t get this oil in any regular retail shop in India because it is not yet legal. But it is sold by authoritative organizations such as AYUSH (Indian Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy), and those with GMP certification. By the way, there are companies that are working for cannabis legalisation of drugs in India. According to the latest update, Uttarakhand and UP are the two states that have legalized the cultivation of low THC content hemp plant which is grown for seeds and fibre. Apart from these, a statement was issued by Madhya Pradesh stating that they would legalise the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes. It is illegal right now but in cannabis ayurveda world, people consume it as natural medicine. That is why cannabis oil has been prescribed by the doctors as it has a range of incredible health benefits to offer.