Marijuana Tea: Benefits, Recipes, and Proper Dosage

Traditionally, people have taken marijuana by smoking or vaping. But you can also take marijuana by infusing it into your tea to make marijuana tea, experiencing the benefits of both tea and marijuana.

Marijuana Tea: The Highlights

  • Not everyone enjoys smoking or vaping marijuana, so people started infusing it in tea.
  • You can access all the health benefits of the marijuana plant by using it in tea.
  • Smoking or vaping marijuana has been linked to several health risks, but drinking tea has not.
  • There are several tasty recipes for marijuana tea.
  • You should be careful about your marijuana tea dosage if you want to experience all of its benefits.

What is Marijuana Tea?

Marijuana tea has provided an alternative way of ingesting marijuana. With a wave of marijuana legalization sweeping across the globe, people have developed safe ways through which they can ingest the drug. Marijuana tea, like any other type of tea, does not require a special lesson to make it, it is simple.

You will only need your cannabis buds, a cup of hot water, milk and honey.

Marijuana smoking is detrimental to the user’s health, luckily to stoners, tea is totally harmless. You will get high without exposing yourself to risk of cancer and without drawing any attention to yourself.

How To Make Marijuana Tea?

There are various types of cannabis tea, therefore, making recipes vary from one person to another. You can decide to have straight marijuana tea, which is made up of hot water and ground buds mixed with honey.

You can add butter to marijuana tea to make a marijuana chai latte. When mixed with medical marijuana herbs, it will result in marijuana herbal tea.

Some users make additions and modifications on marijuana tea to obtain marijuana tea with rose and chamomile. Lets us delve into specific recipes for each of the following cannabis tea varieties.

Marijuana Tea Recipe

There are several ways by which you can obtain marijuana tea without a headache. The bottom line is that whichever way you follow, the ingredients are constant and alteration will lead to making a different type of cannabis tea.

Ingredients:

  • A ½ gram of dry marijuana buds
  • ½ glass of milk
  • 11/2 cups of water
  • A tea bag (choose your flavor)
  • ½ teaspoonful butter

Procedure:

  • The first step is to gather all the necessary ingredients.
  • Chop the buds into small groundable pieces.
  • Grind the buds using a grinder until you get a fine powder.
  • Mix the ground buds with butter and until you obtain a uniform mixture. All the powder should be coated with butter. The butter will help dissolve marijuana in water making it release THC which makes its users high.
  • Take the butter marijuana mixture and fill it into an empty tea bag. If you do not have a tea bag, then you can use a sieve.
  • Place the marijuana-filled tea bag inside a bowl and simmer it for about 30 minutes, do not let it boil.
  • After heating, ensure that marijuana has dissolved inside the hot water, remove it and let it cool.
  • Your marijuana tea is ready, you can add sugar to taste.

Making Marijuana Chai Latte

Marijuana tea

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla
  • A ½ gram of dry marijuana buds
  • ½ glass of milk
  • 11/2 cups of water
  • A tea bag (select your favorite flavor)
  • ½ teaspoonful butter

Procedure:

  • Separate the stems and seeds in the marijuana buds by grinding it into a fine powder.
  • Use a blender to mix milk, butter, and vanilla with the ground marijuana. The end result should be a smooth pudding-like mixture.
  • If you have obtained these desirable results, leave it to cool and rest for about 60 minutes.
  • After 1 hour, add water to the mixture after which you will simmer it for about 30 minutes. Ensure it does not evaporate as this will change the concentration of the mixture.
  • Stop heating the mixture as you add a chai teabag, let the tea bag soak for about 5 minutes.
  • Filter the mixture using a kitchen sieve
  • Enjoy your tea.

Making Marijuana Herbal Tea

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla
  • A ½ gram of dry marijuana buds
  • ½ glass of milk
  • 11/2 cups of water
  • A tea bag (chose your flavor)
  • ½ teaspoonful butter

Procedure:

  • Convert your marijuana buds into a fine powder by grinding them using a mechanical grinder. You can as well cut the buds into tiny pieces if you don’t have a grinder
  • Fill your marijuana powder into an empty tea bag. Seal the opening by folding the bag several times. If you do not have a teabag, use a fine spaced kitchen sieve to filter the marijuana.
  • Place the folded teabag inside a coffee mug.
  • Get a cup of boiling water.
  • Pour the boiling water into the mug containing the marijuana teabag. Give it up to five minutes to allow the marijuana to dissolve.
  • Get rid of the tea bag and your tea will be ready to drink. You can add sugar or honey to achieve your desired taste.

Making Marijuana Tea With Rose And Chamomile

Chamomille

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons of Chamomile
  • 2 teaspoons of dried rose buds
  • A ½ gram of dry marijuana buds
  • ½ glass of milk
  • 11/2 cups of water
  • A tea bag (chose your flavor)
  • ½ teaspoonful butter

Procedure:

  • The first step is to gather all the necessary ingredients.
  • Chop the buds into small groundable pieces.
  • Grind the buds using a grinder until you get a fine powder.
  • Mix the ground buds with butter and until you obtain a uniform mixture. All the powder should be coated with butter. The butter will help dissolve THC.
  • After 1 hour, add water to the mixture after which you will simmer it for about 30 minutes. Ensure it does not boil as this will change the concentration of the mixture.
  • Stop the heating and add rose and chamomile to the mixture
  • Enjoy your marijuana tea with rose and chamomile.

Reasons To Drink Marijuana Tea

Marijuana Tea Benefits

There are several reasons why it is better to drink marijuana tea instead of vaping and smoking. Taking marijuana tea has created an alternative way through which medical marijuana can be taken by patients.

Patients who had initially found it quirky to smoke and vape now have an alternative option on how they can take their medication.

It is healthier, environmentally friendly and morally appropriate as you can take the tea around your kids without setting a bad example.

In ancient civilizations, marijuana tea was used to treat various ailments. The Jamaicans used it to treat morning sicknesses while the Mongolians used it to treat fatigue.

Marijuana tea has also become a popular therapeutic way of ingesting marijuana. This method is employed by marijuana smoking addicts to combat their smoking vices.

The tea does not affect the body as quick as the joint, hence its effect is controllable and felt slow. Marijuana tea, therefore, reduces the chances of one getting over intoxicated.

Doctors advise their patients to use marijuana leaves instead of buds are they are to produce mild effects compared to real buds. The last reason is that marijuana tea works effectively than normal tea or caffeine in rejuvenating someone from fatigue.

Marijuana Tea Dosage

Since marijuana tea is made of marijuana which is a drug, there have dosages and limits. Too much of it will leave super intoxicated something you should avoid. Furthermore, THC is absorbed directly into your blood from the digestive system, hence you don’t want to have a tonne of it flooding your body.

In case you take a low dose, chances are that it might not serve the desired purpose. If it was medical marijuana then, a low dose will affect your recovery.

There is no common dose for recreational marijuana tea. It varies from strain to strain as well as your preparation methods. Therefore, if you are a beginner, you will want to go slow. Start with low doses as you increase the amount until you get to your optimum level. A recommended starting point is 125ml then work your way up.

Medical marijuana, on the other hand, is very easy since the doctor will give a prescription. This saves you ample time and inconveniences. Unlike normal tea, you can’t take three or four cups a day, just one will do. Two will be too much.

Marijuana Tea THC Content

THC written over a marijuana leaf background

The variety of marijuana you use will determine the volume of THC in your cup. Some strains have a higher THC level such as Cannabis Sativa while the indica strain has a low THC level.

Most of the cannabis strains, however, have a 10 percent THC content in them. The amount of time you let your marijuana dissolve is really important also affects the volume of THC present in your tea.

Can You Make CBD tea?

Yes, you can make CBD marijuana tea. You can add CBD oil, which is available in all medical marijuana dispensaries, to your hot water mixed with butter and milk. CBD does not have the Psychoactive effects present in THC hence it will not get you high.

CBD is mainly used for medicinal purposes and patients are encouraged to make CBD tea instead of vaping the oils.

Final Thoughts

Marijuana tea is generally the best way to ingest marijuana. With the above recipes, it will be easy for you to quit smoking and make some marijuana tea. It is classy, efficient and appropriate, not to forget it is very private.

Farma Health Desk Editor
 

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