What are THC Tinctures?
THC Tinctures are solutions that mix THC distillate with other ingredients. Some of these extra ingredients can be other oils or terpenes, designed to maximize the potency of the solution. The reason for this is that it’s designed to enhance the THC absorption into the body.
How are tinctures used?
Tincture drops are often administered sublingually, or under the tongue. They can also be mixed into foods and drinks, such as smoothies, salad dressings, and soups. Some people prefer tinctures because, unlike edibles such as cookies or gummies.
Consuming a tincture sublingually is the most straightforward method and allows consumers to feel the full effects quicker because the medication is absorbed directly into the bloodstream via blood vessels under the tongue. Cannabis tinctures are fast-acting and will deliver the desired effects quickly.
The onset of effects will take longer when a tincture is mixed into foods or beverages because the medication is absorbed through the digestive process. Sublingual consumption also has a second wave of onset as the swallowed portion makes its way through the digestive system. The onset time is usually one to two hours.