by Petar Petrov, Staff Writer for Terpenes and Testing Magazine
Cannabis and float tanks sound almost like two paths to the very same destination, paths that may look vastly different on the outside, but the experiences and journeys they make them eerily similar. And the destination is usually a deeper state of relaxation, consciousness, mindfulness, creativity, and basically any wondrous place where the mind can wander unbridled, without any real threat of damage along the way.
So, it’s only natural to think that anyone who likes the idea of floating weightless in salt tanks would like it even better when cannabis comes in the picture. Let’s see if cannabis and float tanks are indeed the perfect travel buddies that they sound on paper.
Sensory deprivation, or float/salt tanks, are tanks filled with salt-saturated water, set at 93.5° Fahrenheit, and so is the air inside – a temperature at which the body should generally become completely desensitized to external stimuli. You almost literally become one with the air and water.
Because of the salt, the body doesn’t sink, but floats weightless. Inside the tanks, it’s absolute darkness. There are no sounds…