How to Make Cannabis Oil

A step by step guide on how to make cannabis oil . This concentrated form of cannabis is perfect for cooking, baking, and topical use.

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Decide what type of oil you want to make

The first step in making cannabis oil is to decide what type of oil you want to make. Cannabis oil can be made from butter, olive oil, or coconut oil, among other oils. The type of oil you choose will determine the final product.

If you want to make a strong cannabis oil, it is best to use butter or olive oil. If you want a milder cannabis oil, it is best to use coconut oil. The type of cannabis you use will also determine the final product.

If you are using medical marijuana, it is important to use a strain that has high levels of CBD and low levels of THC. If you are using recreational marijuana, it is important to use a strain that has high levels of THC and low levels of CBD.

Choose your cannabis strain

Choosing the right cannabis strain is critical when it comes to making your own cannabis oil. Not all strains are created equal, and some will produce better results than others. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a strain:

– Indica vs. Sativa: Indica strains tend to be more sedative, while sativas are more energizing. If you want to make oil that you can use during the day, choose a sativa.
– THC vs. CBD: THC is the cannabinoid that gets you high, while CBD is non-psychoactive and has medicinal properties. If you want to make oil that you can use for medicinal purposes, choose a strain with high CBD levels.
– Flavor: Some people prefer cannabis oil that has a strong flavor, while others prefer a milder taste. Consider your preferences when choosing a strain.

Once you’ve selected a strain, it’s time to get started on making your oil!

Gather your materials

You’ll need:
-1 cup of Beautifying Oil (coconut oil, sweet almond oil, apricot kernel oil)
-1/4 ounce of high-quality cannabis
-Slow cooker
-Tightly sealed container or jar

Decarboxylate your cannabis

Decarboxylation is the process of removing a carboxyl group from an organic compound. In the context of cannabis, decarboxylation is a chemical reaction that activates THC-A by removing a carbon atom from the molecule, resulting in THC.

Cannabis strains that are high in THC-A (such as ACDC and Harlequin) tend to produce very little psychoactive effect when consumed raw or cooked. In order to experience the full effects of THC, you need to decarboxylate your cannabis first.

Fortunately, decarboxylation is easy to do at home, and only requires a bit of time and patience. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to decarb weed in the oven:

1. Preheat your oven to 245°F (120°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread your ground cannabis evenly over the surface.
2. Bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes or so. The weed should be dry to the touch when it’s done decarbing. Note that dark brown/black weed is not necessarily an indication that it’s fully decarbed.
3. Allow the cannabis to cool completely before moving on to the next step.

Combine your cannabis and oil

In a small saucepan, combine your cannabis and oil. Heat the mixture on low heat for 3-4 hours, stirring occasionally. Do not let the mixture boil. Doing so will cause the THC to evaporate.

After 3-4 hours, remove the pan from heat and allow it to cool slightly. Then, using a cheesecloth or coffee filter, strain the mixture into a clean jar or container. Be sure to squeeze the cheesecloth or coffee filter to remove any excess oil.

Cannabis oil can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

Cook your infusion

Cannabis oil can be used in many different recipes, but most people like to use it in goodies like edibles or topicals. You can also use it to make your own CBD oil at home. Here’s a quick and easy recipe for cannabis-infused coconut oil.

-1 cup of organic coconut oil
-1 ounce of ground cannabis flower (about 28 grams)

1.Preheat your oven to 245 degrees Fahrenheit. Spread your ground cannabis on a baking sheet and bake it for 30-40 minutes, stirring a few times to ensure even cooking.
2.Once your cannabis is sufficiently baked, add it to a crockpot or saucepan with the coconut oil.
3.Cook the mixture on low heat for 2-3 hours, stirring occasionally.
4.Once finished, let the mixture cool slightly before straining it through cheesecloth into a Mason jar or other storage container. Be sure to squeeze all the liquid out of the cheesecloth so you don’t leave any valuable cannabinoids behind.
5.Enjoy your homemade cannabis oil!

Filter your oil

After the decarboxylation process is complete, you’ll need to filter your oil before moving on to the next step.

The easiest way to do this is to pour it through a coffee filter into a bowl. If you don’t have a coffee filter, you can also use a cheesecloth or even a paper towel.

Let the oil sit for a few minutes so that any plant matter can settle to the bottom of the bowl, then carefully pour off the oil into another container, being careful not to include any of the sediment.

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