Definition - What does Raw Cannabis mean?
In its raw form, cannabis is technically a vegetable and contains many health benefits. Raw cannabis not only contains fiber, calcium, and iron, but also boasts cannabinoids, which are unique to the cannabis plant.
One popular way of consuming raw cannabis is juicing. Juicing raw cannabis creates a nutrient-packed liquid beverage that does not have any psychoactive components and is favored by medical marijuana users.
Cannabis is believed to assist the immune system’s function, improve the metabolism of the body’s bones, ramp up neural functions, and provide anti-inflammatory benefits when consumed raw.
Hydrolife explains Raw Cannabis
Raw cannabis used in juicing should be freshly harvested. Ideally, you should use 15 cannabis leaves and two large buds to create a daily nutrition packed cannabis beverage. The buds of the marijuana plant should be harvested when the trichomes on the resin glands appear clear in color to provide the maximum cannabinoid benefits.
Raw cannabis has a bitter taste, so many people mix it with 10 parts carrot juice to one part cannabis juice to make the drink more palatable. Juicing raw cannabis will not get you high, but it does provide innumerable health benefits.
In the marijuana plant’s raw form, the plant contains ample cannabinoids such as tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA) which is simply tetrahydrocannabinol that has not undergone decarboxylation to convert it into its psychoactive form of THC.
The cannabinoids within the raw cannabis still boast all of their innumerable health benefits and many researchers believe the body can more readily absorb and utilize the nutrients when raw.