A Guide to the Dreaded Greenies

The dreaded greenies creeps up on you like a crocodile from the swamp. Crocodiles are known for creeping up on their prey with sudden surprise, and greenies are known for the same thing. It can suddenly appear and grab you by surprise, captivating every bone in your body, and every breath you take. The experience can be quite scary, but don’t worry. Our focus today is to educate you on the greenies, and actions you can take to reduce the effects and get to your normal state of mind within a short time. 

What is the Greenies?

The greenies is the term used when someone feels ill after consuming too much cannabis. Symptoms will differ from person to person, and no greenies  experience will ever feel the same. Let’s take a look at the most common symptoms.

Symptoms of the Greenies

Symptoms of the greenies can be extremely overwhelming and can last from a few minutes to a few hours. Here are some common symptoms:

  • Nausea;
  • Dizziness;
  • Vomiting;
  • Extreme anxiety;
  • Increased heart rate;
  • Reduced blood pressure;
  • Mild hallucinations (in rare cases).

What Does the Greenies Feel Like?

We spoke to a few people and asked them what the greenies felt like, these were some of the responses. 

  • Candidate 1: Has had the greenies a few times, mostly from edibles. She felt as though she had spaghetti legs. Most times she recovered on her own, but has sometimes used CBD oil or hemp to recover and it worked exceptionally well.
  • Candidate 2. Felt cold and nauseous, started sweating and his heart was racing heavily. His only instinct was to get some fresh air, and that seemed to help. It lasted about 10 minutes. 
  • Candidate 3. This female felt extreme anxiety rising, felt nauseous, her heart was racing super fast, and she vomited. She took some CBD Anxiety and Depression Oil and felt better within minutes. 

Tips for Solving the Greenies

Here are some tips to solving the greenies and getting the patient back to their normal state in no time:

  • Consume CBD. CBD can counteract the effects of THC. The CBD Anxiety and Depression Oil works really well for both anxiety and also the greenies. You will feel yourself again within minutes. CBD can also be consumed by edibles, teas, or smoking hemp. 
  • Relax & Breathe. It’s important to be encouraging and remind yourself or your friend that it will be over in a few minutes, and that you are currently ok. No one has ever died using THC. 
  • Get some fresh air. Fresh air is always helpful to open up the airways and it’s good to get the blood circulating. 
  • Stay hydrated and avoid alcohol. It’s important to stay hydrated at all times, drink lots of fluids or water. Avoid consuming alcohol with THC, it can have negative effects and put you at higher risk of the greenies. 

Last Words

The greenies can be a super scary experience, for both the person experiencing it and those around them. If you regularly consume THC, it’s important to educate yourself on the effects of THC, the greenies, and how to act should the dreaded greenies occur with you or one of your friends. Remember, that CBD counteracts the effects of THC, and can help to reduce the life of your greenie’s experience. We hope you enjoyed this article, and feel more prepared to deal with the greenies next time. Don’t forget to head over to Cannacopia and get your CBD products in the bag! 

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