Got too high? These products can help

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Cannabis has gotten a makeover in the last few decades. Brick weed made way for top-shelf premium jars, and hash balls moved out of the way for live rosin. These changes come from consumer preferences and new methodologies, creating products more potent than their predecessors.

As certain weed products get more intense, the risk of accidental overconsumption goes up. I’ve eaten too many edibles before, and the experience was unforgettable–in a negative way. Thankfully, there are a few products that promise to reduce the intense feelings that emerge after consuming or inhaling too many cannabinoids.

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The products below each use different methods to counteract a cannabis high, muting it or bringing it down to a lower volume. They don’t promise to make someone alright to drive or clean for a drug test, but they do promise to alleviate an uncomfortable high. After seeing these around over the years, I figured it was time to put them to the test.

Three prominent products do the job: Undoo, High-Not Recovery Shot, and HIBEGONE. I tried them all.

Undoo Relief Soft Gels

Undoo is the brand that I’ve been familiar with for the longest, and it recently underwent a rebrand. But this is the same old Undoo Relief soft gel, a product that promises to take an uncomfortable 10/10 high down to a tolerable 3 or 4 using olivetol. They actually have a patent on the THC predecessor.

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Olivetol is found in lichens and plants and is also an intermediate synthesis of delta-9 THC. Undoo uses this polyphenol to alter the endocannabinoid system and reduce a weed high. For me, it did just that.

I ate about five Mesobis Gomitas to feel a bit over-high before consuming two soft gels along with the prescribed 12 ounces of water. After about ten minutes, the hazy, jumbled hold that the Gomitas had on my brain cleared up. About 30 minutes in, I was feeling a bit high, so I took two more Undoo caps and drank another 12 ounces of water.

At this point, my stomach was deciding what to do. Maybe it was the Undoo caps or drinking almost 30 ounces of water in under an hour, but I did not feel right for a good 15 minutes. Eventually, things evened out, and I was at a lower high.

Considering I ate almost 25 mg of THC and continued about my day as if nothing happened, it’s safe to say that Undoo may have the power to undo a vigorous weed high. In the first hour or so after the capsules did their magic small waves of high floated in and out, but I was nowhere near incapacitated post-Undoo.

High-Not Recovery Shot

While Undoo comes in two gel capsules, High-Not Recovery Shots contain two ounces of liquid. The fast-acting shot promises to “ease your high” using the power of select terpenes, specifically alpha-pinene and limonene. Other ingredients include deionized water, sodium citrate, citicoline, l-theanine, and other commonly used supplements and food ingredients.

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After taking three bong rips of Cherry Mazar, I drank a shot of the Berry-flavored High-Not. Before the shot, I was feeling pretty stoned. I was mentally foggy and simultaneously anxious about random threads of my day. Almost immediately after drinking it, a small portion of this wafted from my consciousness. Fifteen minutes later–I was sharper than when I started. My brain stayed a tiny bit scattered for the next thirty minutes. Much like with Undoo, there were waves where I felt more high before my mind corrected itself.

It worked great but tasted a little sus. This may be due to the Berry flavor or the terpenes. Either way, it was ok going down but left a distracting aftertaste for some time. While it was not my favorite liquid to drink, the flavor wouldn’t stop me from using High-Not again if I needed it. I’ll try the Tropical flavor next time. There have been no side effects–no nausea, no headache. As a girl with tummy problems who gets regular headaches, that’s a major plus.


HIBEGONE uses an entirely different tactic for reducing high compared to the ingredient lists of the other two products. Natural sweeteners like monkfruit, erythritol, and stevia are in it alongside l-theanine, alpha GPT, and hemp-derived THCV distillate.

The THCV is meant to block or reduce activity in the CB1 receptors, reversing the high. Alpha GPT is a compound found in the brain that is supposed to enhance memory functions when taken as a supplement. When I took the product, I felt less high almost immediately.

The liquid tasted medicinal but went down easy, and almost immediately, I felt a minute sense of clarity enter my muddled mind. My eyes were still a little heavy, but my brain saw a light at the end of a hazy tunnel. After about ten minutes, the heavy eyes cleared, and weight remained in my clearer brain. I felt a significant brain squeeze similar to Durban Poison vibes, which I guessed was attributed to the THCV.

Aside from one high wave around 20 minutes in, I was successfully not stoned after chugging the HIBEGONE. While the ingredients of this formulation were probably my least favorite, it was very effective at reducing my high without side effects.

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These products make a grand promise: to mitigate an overwhelmingly high experience. After trying all three, I’m confident that they do just that. I don’t recommend driving or doing anything you relegate as “never high” activities even after having these products, but I do recommend having them around in the event someone overindulges. While we’re at it, let’s start making these regular staples at weed events or in goody bags.

Cannabis is a beautiful plant, but that doesn’t erase the fact that too much of a good thing is possible. Thankfully, Undoo, High-Not, and HIBEGONE are around in times of need.

Cara Wietstock is senior content producer of and has been working in the cannabis space since 2011. She has covered the cannabis business beat for Ganjapreneur and The Spokesman Review. You can find her living in Bellingham, Washington with her husband, son, and a small zoo of pets.