Less Is More: Why Low-Dose Cannabis Is Important

May 11, 2018 Posted by Options Cannabis Company
Low-Dose cannabis use... it's not all about getting STONED. If you have questions about anything in this post, don't hesitate to come into our store to speak with a budtender, or contact us. Low-Dose use, or micro dosing, is defined as consuming low amounts of cannabis to experience the health benefits but to avoid the psychoactive effects.

What are the benefits of low-dose cannabis?

One of the benefits of this approach is that daily activities are not impaired by the psychoactive effects that marijuana can have at higher doses. For example, an individual who suffers from anxiety may benefit from a small dose of THC that takes the edge off, but also allows them to retain cognitive and motor functions for every day activities. In addition, greater amounts of THC may trigger more intense anxiety, but the micro dose provides just the right amount of relief. The theory behind Low-Dose cannabis use is backed by science! Recent research has led to a better understanding of the body's cannabinoid system, which scientists have named the ECS. The ECS has a vital role in many aspects of our body's health, and cannabis can influence this for better or worse. Just like all things, there is always a point where one can have 'too much of a good thing,' while that threshold will be different for each individual user, it is important to know. Some issues individuals have found relief with micro dosing include stress, depression, anxiety, and pain. Some users also claim improved focus and sleep. Because historical limits on cannabis research have prevented studies on these claims, user experiences provide important insight for patients seeking relief. The future of cannabis research as more states legalize does look bright! Clinical research is already showing support for these claims and the demand for more research is driving progress. If you think micro dosing might help you, stop by and check out our selection! A store favorite is Canyon Cultivation's Chew IT gummies. These gummies come in 2.5mg doses and taste great! Other options include Incredibles' Red Licorice gummies (5mg pieces) and Canyon Cultivation's Suck ITs hard candies (2.5mg pieces). Our selection of drinks and tinctures are also great for micro dosing. While there are not many brands offering micro dosed products at this time, the trend is spreading and we anticipate seeing a lot more of this in the future as users realize the benefits. We here at Options Medical Center are committed to offering a wide range of products to suit our customers' needs. Take a look at our menu, check out our Daily Deals page, or take a moment to learn about our innovative growing system. Come in today to experience some of the best cannabis and cannabis-infused products in Wheat Ridge, with some of the best daily dispensary deals in Wheat Ridge and beyond! Photo by Drew Taylor on Unsplash

Related posts

What are CBC Cannabinoid Benefits?
June 19, 2022
Posted by Options Cannabis Company

You already know about THC and CBD, but it’s time to learn more about the different cannabinoids in marijuana. Cannabichromene, or CBC for short, is one you’re likely to hear a lot about in the near future.[…]

Read More
What are CBC Cannabinoid Benefits?
How To Roll a Joint
April 5, 2022
Posted by Options Cannabis Company

While there are numerous ways of enjoying marijuana, rolling a cannabis joint remains popular among many users. Rolling a joint offers multiple benefits ranging from affordability to longevity. Besides, joints are highly portable if you plan to[…]

Read More
How To Roll a Joint
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Stoner Lover Photo
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Stoner Lover
February 10, 2022
Posted by optionsco

Are you shopping for your stoner sweetie this Valentine’s Day? It’s no secret that finding the perfect presents for Valentine’s Day can be a challenge, but we’re making it simple to make your special someone feel extra-loved[…]

Read More
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Stoner Lover

Wheat Ridge Location
9085 W. 44th Street,
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Call: 720-242-9452

Recreational Hours:
Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 8:30 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 7:30 PM

Legal Disclaimer


Welcome to Options Cannabis Co.! We're thrilled to serve you in Colorado, where cannabis consumption is legal at the state level for adults aged 21 and over; however, local regulations may vary. Cities, counties, schools, universities, and employers may have their own rules and consequences regarding cannabis use. Familiarize yourself with the specific laws in your area before making any purchases or consuming cannabis products. Check how marijuana laws differ in each county before you partake.

Medical Disclaimer

At Options Cannabis Co., we prioritize the well-being of our customers. It's important to note that the information provided on our website is intended solely for educational purposes and cannot substitute for professional medical advice. We advise users to seek medical advice, diagnoses, and treatments from a qualified medical professional regarding any health concerns or questions about cannabis use.

Risk Disclaimer

The use of cannabis, like any substance, carries potential risks. These risks may include impaired coordination, cognitive effects, and altered perception, which could affect your ability to drive or operate machinery safely. Additionally, cannabis use may have adverse effects on individuals with certain medical conditions or those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. We advise all customers to exercise caution and moderation when consuming cannabis products and to consult with a healthcare professional, especially if you have underlying health concerns or are taking medications that may interact with cannabis.