Cannabis is an incredible plant that can prevent, treat and heal many medical conditions.
Because cannabis is so beneficial, over %8 of Americans smoke regularly, but when researchers asked a group of THC consumers if they have ever gotten too high by mistake, %85 said yes.
Unfortunately, every person processes THC differently, so finding potency levels that agree with you may take some experimentation.
Luckily, there are ways to feel better when you get too high, and we list them below, so keep reading to find out how.
1) Take a Shower
If napping is not an option, try waking yourself up instead.
You might feel tired, distracted, and groggy when you get too high.
Taking a cool shower will make you feel more alert and refreshed.
2) Take a Nap
When you aren’t used to being high, you may find the effects intolerable and want to sober up quickly.
If you find yourself in this situation, try sleeping it off.
Generally, a cannabis high lasts for only a few hours, so if you have nowhere to be, consider taking a nap so you can sleep through the high instead of dealing with it.
3) Talk to a Friend
Talking to a friend can’t stop you from hallucinating or feeling trippy, but they can serve as a distraction and keep you level-headed when feeling anxious or paranoid.
If you decide to call a loved one to help you through your high, make sure you choose a person you are comfortable with so you don’t trail off into more negative emotions.
4) Drink Caffeine
Another way to make yourself feel more alert is by drinking some coffee or tea.
We all know the power that a cup of coffee holds because it can boost energy levels and improve mood.
However, keep in mind that caffeine is a stimulant that raises your heart rate and should be avoided if you feel anxious.
Physical activity encourages the production and release of endorphins. When endorphins are released, positive emotions overcome any uncomfortable feelings you may have from being too high.
Additionally, getting up and moving is a great way to distract yourself if you are experiencing overwhelming psychoactive effects.
6) Use Eye Drops
When you get too high, your eyes may feel heavy, foggy, or irritated, making the symptoms seem worse than they are.
You can use eye drops to revive your eyes and remove the redness caused by cannabis.
If you do not have access to eye drops, rinse your eyes with some cool water to get the same relief.
7) Drink Cold Water
Marijuana can cause “cotton mouth,” which is uncomfortable and hard to ignore when high.
Drinking water will keep you hydrated so your body can sober up more efficiently, help your dry mouth, and feel refreshed.
Additionally, cold water will help sober you up because you will feel the water travel through your digestive system, making you more in tune with your physical body.
8) Go Outside
Sunshine and fresh air are helpful almost anytime you feel crumby, and it works exceptionally well when you are too high.
Exposure to sun rays and fresh air encourages the production of “happy hormones” like serotonin, makes you feel more alert, helps you breathe easier, and can be relaxing.
If you don’t want to go outside while high, you can sit near an open window to receive the same benefits and make the room feel less stuffy.
9) Watch a Movie
Sometimes when you get too high, your thoughts begin to race, leading to paranoia, anxiety, and stress.
Watching a movie is a great way to distract your mind from something other than your thoughts, and when the movie is over, you may notice that the cannabis has worn off.
Remember to watch a light-hearted or easy-going movie to avoid additional feelings of anxiety.
10) Drink Lemon Juice
Cannabis has a terpene called limonene that plays a significant role in the sensory experience you receive from smoking.
Limonene is found throughout nature, and lemons have a significantly high content level.
When this terpene is consumed from plants other than cannabis, it can modulate the sensory response and decrease your high.
Drinking lemonade, orange juice, or fresh citrus drinks can speed up the sobering process.
11) Use CBD
It may sound counterintuitive to use cannabis to sober up from cannabis, but CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid and won’t get you higher.
CBD balances out the psychoactive effects of THC if used in its pure form.
To ensure you are using CBD that is both pure and THC-free, purchase your products from a dispensary.
If you don’t have a medical marijuana card, head to marijuanadoctors.com to apply.
Additionally, dispensary staff can help you avoid getting too high in the future by talking with you about potency levels.
Unfortunately, getting too high can happen if not careful, but luckily, there are ways to feel better in this situation.
For example, going outside, exercising, napping, using CBD, and watching a movie are some ways to sober up.