Hemp flower can be an amazing addition into one’s lifestyle. It is packed with numerous benefits and
can even help with quitting tobacco! With no severe side effects, one really has nothing to lose, yet so
much to gain. Let’s dive into what to expect when smoking hemp flower, and the many ways it may
What is hemp flower?
Hemp flower is simply the flower buds from the mature female hemp plant. They are filled with a wide
range of cannabinoids including CBD, CBG, and CBN. Hemp flower contains .3% of THC or less and has a wide range of health benefits. Additionally, utilizing the whole plant delivers the body various terpenes it can also benefit from.
What are the benefits of smoking hemp?
Hemp flower has a wide range of therapeutic benefits due to the many cannabinoids, and terpenes it
holds. It is truly a way to get the benefits of the whole plant. Smoking hemp flower also brings on the
entourage effect. This is when various compounds work synergistically together to boost the overall
effects. This means when we inhale hemp flower our bodies can easily achieve a state of homeostasis
and balance within the body.
Hemp can be a great way to relax after a long day, sooth chronic and acute pain, and can even reduce
euphoria after ingesting too much Delta 9 THC. Here are some of the most notable benefits of smoking hemp flower:
Reduces anxiety and depression
Aids with Sleep
When will I feel the effects?
When smoking hemp flower, one should feel the effects in an average of 5 to 10 minutes, with the
effects lasting 2 to 4 hours dependent on the individual’s body. This makes inhalation a great route for those who want to feel the effects quickly, or patients who need relief from breakthrough symptoms throughout the day.
Will hemp flower make me high?
Though hemp does have .3% or less of Delta 9 THC, it will not make the consumer feel “high,” as there
are only trace amounts of THC in the flower. With that being said, smoking hemp can still trigger a
positive result on a drug test testing for THC which is important to keep in mind.
Is hemp legal?
As of 2018 Hemp is federally legal due to the Farm Bill as long as it has .3% of THC or less.
Important things to consider when buying hemp flower
When buying hemp flower, it is important to always check the COA (certificate of analysis) and any lab
testing the company provides on the flower. You want to ensure the flower is free of pesticides, molds, or anything that can bring harm to the body. Additionally, this will show you what cannabinoids, and sometimes what terpenes are in the flower. Always be sure you buy your hemp from a trusted manufacturer who takes pride and care into where their hemp is sourced from.
Lastly, relax and enjoy a delicious pre-roll, hemp cigarette, or bowl of hemp flower knowing you are
doing something good for your body.