For any cannabis smokers out there, it almost sounds too good to be true. However, the alternative medicine world has developed immensely over recent years, and cannabis in butter format is completely prevalent on the market.
In fact, the growth that cannabutter is experience is bordering on the incredible. It's a form of “food” that is soaring in popularity and when one analyzes the benefits, it's for good reason. This is in basic terms a butter that is infused with cannabinoids - with the two combining to create something that is serving a huge audience of people very well.
But what is cannabutter really good for? How does it help the human body? Here, we take a look at the advantages in further detail.
It's kind on your throat
If you have experimented with any other medical cannabis that's consumed orally, you'll probably know all about the throat complaints that you can experience. Well, in relation to cannabutter, these are far less harsh.
As well as being an important advantage for the masses, this benefit is one that's crucial for sufferers of particular conditions. For example, if you are looking to consume medical cannabis to aid with asthma or any respiratory allergies, the fact that cannabutter is less harsh on your throat is going to make a monumental difference to you.
In a similar vein, the way in which cannabis is digested means that there is going to be little strain on your nose, throat or lungs. As any smoker will testify, this is a common complaint whilst inhaling, so the edible nature of the cannabis can provide additional benefits to anyone who is consuming cannabutter.
The social stigma
We all know about the social stigma attached to cannabis. Even though it might be being made legal in more states, there's no doubt that it's going to have that stigma attached for a very long time.
Naturally, such concerns are eradicated with cannabutter. It's as discreet as can be and while it might be infused with the magic ingredient, this is something that nobody else has to know. It doesn't look much different to ordinary butter - at least not in a manner that would raise suspicions that it contains cannabis. Finally, and this should go without saying, you are not going to be followed around by a cloud of smoke or odor that makes it obvious what you have just been consuming.
The benefits for insomnia sufferers
Considering the growth in insomnia cases over the years, this next benefit associated with cannabutter should be music to most people's ears.
The composition of this butter (it's formed of Indica hybrids) means that it's something that will have long-lasting effects. As such, when consumed with an evening meal, the effects will last long into the night and allow a patient to sleep more easily. The lethargic effect won't come instantly, but following a short delay it will occur and this can be invaluable for sufferers of insomnia.