One of the reasons we love cannabis so much here at Greeley Gallery dispensary in North Portland is its versatility. We can eat, smoke, drink it, and even apply beneficial cannabis ointments topically. Not to mention all of the delicious strains to choose from or the psychoactive high they can provide.
You don’t need to consume very much marijuana to enjoy the effects either. Especially if you’re new to cannabis and have low tolerance levels, or if you want to avoid feeling high. If you fall in this group, microdosing may be the perfect option for you.
What is Microdosing?
Microdosing means consuming just a micro-level of a typical dose. Meaning that if you tend to consume, say, 5 mg of cannabis recreationally, then you’d only need about 1 mg or less to microdose. Though, the precise dosage will vary from person to person and includes tolerance, metabolism, and cannabinoid receptor levels. If you have any questions about dosage, our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to help.
As mentioned in the intro, the goal of microdosing isn’t to get high. It’s to reap the medicinal rewards of cannabis, similarly to taking a multi-vitamin in the morning. Additionally, the versatility of marijuana works just as well for microdosing. Choose the method you feel is best for you, whether for smoking or consuming. Although we recommend using cannabis concentrates or tinctures – both of which you can find in our online store.
Like all good things, moderation is key. Microdosing cannabis is particularly nice for consumers prone to the negative side effects cannabis can induce, such as increased feelings of anxiety or paranoia. Microdosing allows all the medicinal perks without any of the negative effects of taking too much. And to be honest, when it comes to reaping the benefits of weed, often, less is actually better.
What benefits are we talking about exactly? The exact benefits vary, but many people microdose cannabis to help regulate their moods during the day or aid in sleep. Others use it as a way to feel energized and excited about exercise. Though cannabis and microdosing are linked to helping people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and for pain management.
Unlike countless other drugs, cannabis has a solution for practically everyone. With an array of consumption methods and strands for every mood and need, it’s no wonder cannabis is taking the world by storm. Microdosing, specifically, is a fantastic way to experience the vast medicinal benefits enabling you to feel balanced and ready for your day.
Getting high with cannabis is fun and works great for many situations, but not everyone wants to feel high. Regardless, we at Greeley Gallery believe microdosing is the most underrated cannabis consumption method. As we mentioned, if you have any questions about microdosing or anything else, any of our knowledgeable and friendly staff are happy to help. Don’t have time to stop in? Order online, and we’ll deliver right to your door!