Today, a belief exists that AEA and THC share similarities where SMGs bound to THC do not receive the usual interactions from the nervous system. Thus, lowering the saliva created in our mouths, which results in the all too common feeling associated with consuming cannabis. While the findings could lead to novel ways to overcoming dry mouth, more research is needed to confirm any initial findings. However, the development 12 years ago could serve as the foundation for the next breakthrough method in avoiding and overcoming cottonmouth.
Then again, with such pressing needs in the cannabis space, we may not discover additional findings for some time. When the effects become too much for your mouth, you may feel compelled to grab the first drink or other options around you to get you feeling back to normal. Just like when drinking water after biting into a ghost pepper, you'll soon realize that not all options can relieve your short-term oral discomforts the same. Whenever you feel your mouth go dry after smoking, you'd be wise to avoid liquor. Sure, it may be a liquid, but it'll do nothing for your cottonmouth. Though, you could get nice and crossfaded depending on how much you consume. While a sip or two could dampen your mouth by a fraction, too much will have you frequenting the bathroom at a high rate (see: breaking the seal), only drying your insides out more. Select teas are one of the best solutions to cottonmouth.
Look for herbal teas, with a particular focus on throat healing blends. Meanwhile, pass on any teas or other drinks containing tannins that only further dry you out. If tea isn't your jam, candies and gum may do the trick. Whether chewing on a stick of gum or sucking on a sweet, both methods are bona fide ways of increasing your saliva production. For the best results, have something sour on hand to trigger your salivary glands to the next level. If sour isn't your favorite flavor, spicy and sweet foods can work as replacements as top-tier salivary gland triggers. So, if you have the munchies and got a little dry mouth, reach for a bag of Sour Patch Kids or head to your favorite Thai restaurant. While it may not affect your high, switching to a more humid environment can remove the dry surroundings we may otherwise smoke in. That should provide some options for any outdoor smokers in Florida, Texas and the other most humid areas of the country. With a few options around, you certainly can offset your cottonmouth conundrum with one method or another. Though, it is best to remember that sometimes dry mouth is going to win out regardless. Today, we have a slew of ideas and methods to counter cottonmouth. From changing locations to feeling a bit like a granny with some Lemon Drops in your pocket, you can find a way to overcome your dry mouth when it arises. While we may not like it, we sometimes have to deal with the side effects of cannabis. Booze can make you a dumb-dumb and leave you with a world-ending hangover. Over the counter medicine can leave us feeling constipated, dizzy, unable to sleep and much worse. With cannabis, cottonmouth is one of the worst side effects. Even as new technologies allow manufacturers to create numerous product types that deliver the benefits of cannabis, traditional flower smoking remains the most common and preferred method of consumption around the world. Flower, also called “bud,” refers to the smokeable part of the cannabis plant that has gone through the cultivation, harvest, drying, and curing process. Cannabis flower continues to be a popular choice for its versatility, offering numerous methods of consumption, such as being smoked using a pipe or bong, or by rolling it into a joint or blunt.
Flower, also called “bud,” refers to the smokeable part of the cannabis plant that has gone through the cultivation, harvest, drying, and curing process. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps) Among the many benefits of smoking weed is its rapid onset. Flower’s high bioavailability means you’ll feel its effects almost instantaneously. Effects can last anywhere from one to three hours, varying from person to person. While the majority of weed smokers around the world know how to roll their flower into a joint to smoke, there are numerous ways to enjoy cannabis flower . These methods are dependent on the person’s preference, environment and given situation. These methods are dependent on the person’s preference, environment and given situation. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps) How to Smoke a Joint.
The only tools you need to roll a joint are rolling papers and your flower (a grinder, while helpful, is optional). Rolling papers are inexpensive and easy to purchase (available in most convenience stores). The only tools you need to roll a joint are rolling papers and your flower. (Photo by: Gina Coleman/Weedmaps) Most common rolling papers are made from wood pulp material, but there are a variety of different rolling papers specifically tailored for stoners, including longer-sized papers, hemp-based papers, and even packages that provide the joint roller with extra paper to make crutches with. While less common, a blunt is the same basic idea as a joint.