Your Comprehensive Guide to CBD Flower

Posted on November 30th, 2021 to CBD Flower

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From delicious edibles to skin-nourishing salves, incorporating cannabidiol (CBD) into your everyday life has never been easier. CBD flower is another great way to add this natural compound to your wellness routine. Here’s our full guide to smokable hemp.

What is CBD Flower?

CBD flower refers to the buds produced by mature hemp plants. Hemp flower contains over 100 different cannabinoids, most notably containing CBD, as well as trace amounts of THC. It is important to note, buds from hemp do not cause intoxication when smoked or consumed in any other way. Depending on the hemp strain, hemp flower contains varying concentrations of cannabinoids and terpenes.

Will Smoking CBD Get You High?

No. CBD is considered non-intoxicating. Our high-quality hemp contains less than 0.3% THC, which is not a high enough concentration to make you high. So, you will not experience the paranoia, memory issues, or brain fog associated with THC. Instead, you will enjoy a mild relaxing sensation.

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How Does CBD Flower Work?

When you inhale CBD flower, the compound bypasses the liver and travels directly to the lungs where it enters the bloodstream. From there, CBD is carried throughout the body where it can interact with the endocannabinoid system (ECS) receptors.

Why Smoke Hemp?

People choose smokeable hemp for a number of reasons. Here are 5 of the most common:

  1. It is the fastest-acting way to consume CBD.
  2. Great for people who enjoy smoking without getting “high.”
  3. May help cigarette smokers who are trying to quit tobacco.
  4. Mix with cannabis flower for a lighter effect.
  5. Those who like to make their own CBD edibles, tinctures or salves.

 

How Do You Use CBD Flower?

The way you use hemp flower is highly personal. You can use a joint, water pipe, or vaporizer. To get the most out of your flower, you should use a grinder to break down dense nuggets into a finer composition as it will last longer.

  1. Finely grind your CBD flower
  2. Place grounded CBD buds into your pipe, vaporizer, or joint
  3. Light up the buds
  4. Inhale

Note: You don’t necessarily have to smoke CBD flower; you can also extract the CBD to use in edibles and topicals.

How Much Hemp Should You Smoke?

Smoking CBD Flower is a highly individualized process, and measuring your exact dosage can be difficult. However, the amount you need can vary based on a few factors:

  • Your weight
  • Metabolism
  • The severity of your symptoms
  • The quality and concentration of your CBD flower

A good rule of thumb is to start with one or two inhalations and see how it feels before smoking more. Our 0.5g pre-rolls allow you to take a few puffs at a time or finish the whole thing on a nature walk if you find that you need more.

Does CBD Flower Work Faster than CBD Edibles and Tinctures?

Yes. Smoking CBD Flower presents one of the fastest ways to consume CBD and feel its effects. As mentioned earlier, when smoking, CBD skips the liver breakdown process and enters the bloodstream directly through the lungs. Because of this, you are able to experience immediate relief, which makes smoking CBD Flower best in situations of flare-ups.

How Long Do the Effects of CBD Flower Last?

Although the results appear relatively quickly, they only last for about 30 to 60 minutes. For long-lasting relief, you can take a CBD edible or tincture while smoking, so the effects kick in as the smoking effects are beginning to wear off.

Is CBD Flower Legal?

Yes. CBD Flower is legal thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill. This legislation removed CBD from the definition of marijuana as long as it meets the requirements of containing less than 0.3% THC. Even the TSA allows non-intoxicating CBD on planes!

Is It Safe to Smoke CBD Flower?

CBD flower is regarded as safe, especially when grown and harvested using reliable methods. CBD does not have any major side effects, but smoking in any capacity does carry some risks. However, smoking CBD is less harmful than smoking cigarettes. If you have respiratory conditions, such as asthma, smoking CBD may not represent the best option for you.

Find High-Quality CBD Flower for the Best Experience

CBD flower is only as safe as the methods used to cultivate it. At Mansfield Provisions, we believe in a seed-to-sale approach for all of our products. We grow our hemp plants ourselves, free of pesticides, sprays, and toxic fertilizers, to prevent contamination and ensure the healthiest plants available. We hand-trim our CBD Flower buds at their peak when cannabinoid and terpene concentrations are at their highest, so you receive a potent and effective flower. Browse all our strains and packaging options to find the right solution for you.

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