We get it, Lil Wayne is your spirit animal and you totally want to get your “lean” on (legally). Luckily for us medical marijuana patients, we’re living through a revolutionary time in the history of cannabis innovation and science—a point proven by the creation of hemp and marijuana CBD syrups.
They’re growing in popularity, especially with young consumers, by replacing a similar but dangerous drink, lean (a.k.a. sizzurp or purple drank).
Haven’t heard of it, or lean? No problem, just continue reading and you’ll learn about this fascinating CBD incarnation including the different types of syrups, how they became popular, where to get them, the difference between hemp and cannabis CBD, and more!
CBD Syrup: A New Way to Find Relief
CBD products like syrups are a new, easy, and incognito way to get “crunk” (by crunk we mean medicinal relief). They’re therapeutic, medicinal, absolutely non-lethal and contain no adverse side effects.
As simple, natural cannabis and/or hemp derived mixtures, CBD syrups can treat a myriad of problems and conditions like insomnia, inflammation joint and muscle pains, seizures, anxiety, and opiate withdrawal from substances like codeine. They definitely get the job done.
Simply pour the desired amount of syrup into your beverage of choice, usually a fruity-flavored carbonated soda like Sprite or Fanta, add some ice (or even a Jolly Rancher for extra flavor), mix it up a bit, and enjoy.
While most patients prefer using this diluted method as the easiest method of consumption, others simply ingest the non-psychoactive syrup as you would any liquid medicine; or get creative and pour some into a joint, infuse blunt wraps, or even vaporize it!
A Healthier Alternative to Lean
This mixing method is identical to “lean” codeine concoctions, also known as sizzurp or purple drank, popularized by rappers like Lil Wayne, A$AP Ferg, and Three 6 Mafia, whose hit “Sippin on Some Sizzurp” made the drink more publicly known and socially acceptable.
What Is THC Lean?
THC lean is exactly what it sounds like. Rather than the active ingredient being codeine that is mixed into the syrupy substance, manufacturers instead combine the syrup with activated THC concentrate. Weed lean syrup is then usually flavored in a variety of ways to mimic the types of flavors you would encounter when using regular cough. Basically, THC lean is just marijuana concentrates mixed with a syrupy substance. It has been created to replace the active ingredient that makes cough syrup dangerous to use recreationally.
Just as there is lean weed, there is also CBD lean. Unlike THC lean, CBD syrup just combines a syrupy substance with activated CBD. Instead of getting high, you are simply getting the benefits that come with CBD and can combine this substance with any drink that you wish.
What’s the Difference Between THC Lean vs Codeine Lean Syrup?
If you have ever drank lean, you know what type of high it produces. When consumed in large amounts, codeine lean syrup will often produce a type of high that is similar to being drunk but makes everything slow. It doesn’t come with all of the fuzziness or forgetfulness that you would get when you have consumed too much alcohol. However, that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t come without its dangers.
Too much codeine can cause confusion and other mental issues. Even worse it can also cause respiratory problems that can lead to death if too much is taken. THC cough syrup, on the other hand, only provides the high that you would get if you were smoking a joint or eating an edible. Most people already know that it is near impossible to overdose on weed. Have a peace of mind knowing you can safely get high and enjoy a liquid weed drink without having to worry about the dangers that come with codeine lean syrup.
Benefits of Weed Lean?
A THC drink comes with a wide variety of benefits that make you question why you would even pursue regular purple syrup in the first place. The most notable benefit of weed lean is that it is yet another solution to the question, how can I take my marijuana? Also, how can I avoid more dangerous drugs? THC lean is yet another option that people can use if they don’t like the many other ways of taking marijuana.
It is delicious as these syrups come in several flavors and it helps to keep you from having to use regular lean. In addition, THC lean comes with all of the recreational benefits and medical benefits that you would find in any other weed-based product. It is easy to bring around with you, to mix into drinks and use wherever you are, and is more discreet than other products. Overall, THC lean is a great product.
Effects of Cannabis Syrup?
Cannabis syrup is just like any other product as it will provide you with the high that comes with using THC. As with other substances too, the effects that you will feel when you use cannabis syrup will depend entirely on what type of THC dose is contained within your syrup mixture. With this in mind, cannabis syrup does tend to be more potent than other products and will also give you a longer-lasting high than other THC products.
This is mainly because of how marijuana is digested. Unless you smoke, dab or vape your weed, it is most likely to be metabolized in your liver. Weed gets metabolized and turned into 11-hydroxy-metabolite which gives you much different effects. If you have taken edibles and realized it’s too strong to handle compared to smoking, this is what you’re experiencing.