Tea is an ancient drink originating from Asia. It’s a great way to unwind after a stressful day. Traditionally it is prepared with tea leaves, however, steeped hemp leaves can do the job just as well. Hemp buds have a pleasing, earthy taste and hemp tea is a great addition to any wellness, nighttime or beauty routine.
The cannabis hemp plant is an incredible healing herb. The entire plant, including the roots, flower, leaves and seeds can be extracted, cooked, brewed and eaten.
RESTART CBD premium hemp flower is perfect for a high strength CBD tea. Hemp plants are rich in antioxidants and cannabidiol (CBD). CBD is one of the most prevalent cannabinoids found in the female cannabis plant. Within hemp there are reported to be over 100 phytocannabinoids. These are chemical compounds that contain a wide range of benefits due to their interaction with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS).
These are just a few of the uses for CBD. By consuming this tea, you may find support for any of those areas.
Preparation of hemp tea is very similar to any other tea.
It is important to remember that as hemp tea, hemp buds contain trace levels of THC. You won’t get “high” from drinking hemp tea because hemp contains no more than 0.3 % THC. At this small concentration, you will not feel any kind of “high” after consuming the tea.
CBD, one of the active cannabinoids found in cannabis, is:
NOTE: If you have CBD tea, if the ingredients are only hemp, you can also smoke your hemp tea!
*Decarboxylation is an essential first step when making tea or cooking with cannabis.
The process involves applying low heat for an extended period of time to convert cannabis’ non-intoxiating THCA into THC, the cannabinoid known for its psychoactive effects. Without decarboxylation, the effects of DIY edibles may be weak or lackluster, at best.