For many people, tea offers a way to relax at the end of the day. It can help you unwind, soothe your mind and body, and prepare you for sleep. Some strains of cannabis can achieve similar goals. They can help to alleviate anxious thoughts, ease pain, and help you reach a state of relaxation you might not be able to obtain otherwise. What if you combined the two? THC tea could be just what you need to chill out in the evenings and fall asleep more easily.
What Is THC Tea?
This is a tea beverage infused with, you guessed it, THC. It’s a type of edible product. As such, it does take a bit longer than other methods of cannabis consumption to take effect. Where you might feel the effects of smoking or vaping within 15 to 30 minutes of taking a hit, it might take about 90 minutes to two hours to feel the effects of the tea.
THC Tea Benefits
THC tea offers several significant benefits:
It Eases Pain
One of the main reasons why people seek THC (and cannabis in general) is to treat chronic pain. When you’re in pain, being able to relax fully can feel almost impossible. No matter what you do, you can’t get comfortable. Tea can introduce the cannabinoids into your system in an easy-to-consume way. What’s more, the effects of the tea last longer than other methods of consumption, so you’ll have the relief you need well into bedtime.
It Reduces Anxiety and Depression
Stress, anxiety, and depression can all interfere with relaxation. You might sit down on the sofa and close your eyes, but your mind races with all kinds of thoughts you can’t shut off. A cup of THC tea can help to ease those thoughts, making it easier to unwind after a long, hard day.
It Helps You to Fall Asleep
Certain strains of cannabis can make it falling asleep (and staying asleep) easier. Drinking a tea with one of these strains can help you to combat insomnia, allowing you to get the sleep you need to wake up feeling more refreshed in the morning.
How to Make It
You have a few options when it comes to THC tea. You can find some pre-made tea blends on the shelves of local dispensaries. Prepare the tea according to the instructions.
Another simple option is to add a few drops of a THC tincture into your favorite cup of tea. You’ll get all the benefits of your preferred tea blend along with the benefits of THC.
A third option is to brew a homemade cannabis-infused tea. You’ll find several recipes online for how to do this. Many of them call for some sort of fat, such as oil or butter, which allows the THC to be more bioavailable.
A warm mug of tea in the evenings can be very relaxing. Adding cannabis to the mix can help you to reach a deeper state of relaxation by alleviating pain, anxiety, stress, and more. Whether you buy pre-made tea blends from your local dispensary or you make your own at home, THC tea is well worth a try.