I’m always interested in ways to consume cannabis, within reason. One of the ways that had interested me is cannabis tinctures. Having read Liber 420 by Chris Bennett, I became aware that creating cannabis tinctures was a very old practice done by alchemists during the middle ages.
Having done additional research, it became apparent that taking cannabis in a tincture was similar to edibles except you can control the dosage and the onset is much quicker. With this in mind, I purchased the Wishing Well Hybrid tincture.
The dosage recommendation was 4mg, with each drop being 1 mg of THC. Having experienced a 10mg edible in Vegas, I decided that an 8mg dose would be good for a first time. With that, the drops went down and I awaited the adventure.
Within about 30 minutes, the effects could be felt. Dry mouth started to kick in and I was feeling the effects of the THC. It was a very pleasant onset but not an overpowering high that is normally felt immediately after smoking. The full effects of the tincture took about 2 to come about and it lasted into the evening with the high being overall relaxing. The dinner that night was very enjoyable and we relaxed in the hotel room watching TV and playing card games.
While it is billed as a hybrid, this tincture was definitely indica leaning. The high was very much a body buzz that enhanced sensory feeling. Subsequent takings of the tincture repeated this effect. Overall, the effects were very enjoyable and once fully onset were comparable to smoking. With the dosage being controlled and given that there are over 100 doses in the tincture bottle, this is now my second favorite way of consuming cannabis behind smoking.