Have you noticed your weed isn’t hitting that sweet spot like it used to? Please don’t feel bad; it has happened to many, and it is normal. Our bodies become more resistant to cannabinoids over time, so their feelings and effects are not as strong as they once were. Either that or you got sold a weak batch of weed.
How THC Works In the Brain
Let’s take a step back and look into just how THC works in the brain; our brain contains a neurotransmitter chemical called anandamide. Anandamide controls our pain receptors, mood, vascular, nonvascular, muscle tone, and appetite. THC has a similar chemical makeup, leading our brain to recognize it and accept it. The THC comes right in and disrupts the anandamide functions, thus creating the “high” feeling we get when smoking marijuana. In any case, how can you get your weed high back? Try these methods.
You can try to get your “high” back by eating it straight up. You may ask, can you eat weed and get high? The answer is yes, or opt to put it in tea. Try spicing up grandma’s favorite brownie recipe.
Another way is to go on a body cleansing detox. Yes, you will have to stop, but it’s a necessary evil and an effective one. About two weeks to a month is usually enough for your body to detox entirely. During your body cleansing detox, increase your water intake as it will help flush out the toxins and lingering cannabinoids in your system. Keep active to help release your feel-good endorphins and help ease your pain and cravings. Once done, it will feel like the first high all over again.
Try a Variety
Have you been smoking the same strain for a while? It could be the culprit behind why you are not getting high like you used to. After long-time usage, the body can start to develop tolerance to it. You can find this happening with certain other medications too. Try a different strain, one with higher THC, like the famous Ghost Train and Death Star, which have high THC levels. Try another way to consume it. We know the joint is the more familiar way, but there are many ways to consume marijuana. Such as:
- One hitter
- Editable/ eating weed
It is important to note that most edibles and oils usually don’t have high THC levels to give you that “high” feeling and are primarily for therapeutic and medicinal purposes. On a side note, you can find some oils and edibles out there that contain high THC levels if you look around.
Imagine this scenario.
Friend 1: My weed is not getting me high anymore.
Friend 2: Try mangos
Friend 1: can u eat weed with mangos?
The answer is yes! Mangos have a very prominent chemical in them called myrcene. Myrcene is one of the terpenes that can be found in cannabis. Here’s how it works. Eat a mango, as the myrcene is absorbed right into your bloodstream. Myrcene helps boost the effects of THC. Also, to make the high last longer. This method does have one discrepancy, though. If your body has a fast metabolism, it will process the myrcene too fast for it to interact with the THC. So, this may be the only time a slower metabolism may be beneficial.
Losing your “high” is not a rare phenomenon. There are some cases, though, where a person has developed a complete intolerance to THC due to either their medical condition or the development of a particular hormone called pregnenolone that blocks the effects of THC (Heartbreaking, we know.). Not to fret, and follow these simple methods to help get you back on that high road again.