What’s the importance of fats and lipids in cannabis consumption?

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021

One of the most unique aspects of solventless products is that they retain the lipids and fats that naturally exist within cannabis plants’ trichomes. Although some believe these organic compounds aren’t essential, the entourage effect that is provided by a strain’s full spectrum of cannabinoids and terpenes is likely influenced by the presence of fats and lipids.

For example, the fats and lipids found in rosin play a key role in bonding it with the organic coconut oil used in our cooking process. Once bonded with the fats and lipids in coconut oil, the cannabinoid content found in our gummies can easily cross the blood-brain barrier. This means that they can be absorbed by the body faster. The bonding of fats and lipids with cannabinoids is likely why the effects that are produced by our gummies can be felt relatively quickly.

On top of that, fats and lipids can play another role in digesting edibles. When eating our gummies, it helps to have eaten other food already. Already having fats and lipids from the food you’ve ingested in your system will speed up how quickly your body processes cannabinoids, which allows a cultivar’s effects to hit faster than when your stomach is empty. Although some people view naturally-occurring lipids and fats as unwanted in cannabis products, they seem to play a big role in digesting cannabis.