ABOUT Cannabis Coconut Oil
cannabis coconut oil has managed to infuse its way into some of our industry’s most sought-after products, including edibles and topicals, but why? First, coconut oil has among the highest concentration of fatty acids (saturated fats). The surplus of these fatty acids in the coconut oil create a stronger binding agent for cannabinoids.
Compared to olive oil, which contains a saturated fat content of less than 20%, coconut oil contains over 80% saturated fats and thus has the ability to retain far more cannabinoids during extractions, rendering far more medicinally efficient products in return. Coconut oil, therefore, is a near perfect medium for cannabis.
Uses and health benefits
cannabis coconut oil conyain fatty acids are found in abundance in coconut oil, making it a top contender for those looking for a healthier oil base than butter or canola oil.
Another fantastic benefit of using coconut oil is that when you use it to extract cannabinoids, your end product will remain solid at room temperature.
FGelatin oil capsules are so simple and easy to make at home that the ingredients can be purchased from just about any pharmacy or online, making the process of infusing capsules at home a relatively simple DIY project.
How to make cannabis-infused coconut oil
Ease of use may be one of the most under-appreciated benefits of coconut oil in making infused products. . Check out Leafly’s recipe for infusing coconut oil – the end product is tasty, versatile, and, if stored properly, can last a very long time without degrading. Futher more , Coconut oils, therefore, is a near perfect medium for cannabis.
Recipe for cannabis coconut oil
- 1 cup of ground cannabis flower (or less for milder potency)
- 1 cup of coconut oil
- Strainer or cheesecloth
- Grinder (a simple hand grinder works best; appliances like blenders and coffee grinder pulverize the cannabis, resulting in edibles with bad tasting plant material)
- Double-boiler, slow cooker, saucepan, etc
Dosing: 1 teaspoon = 3/4 gram (180mg of THC, mild dose)
1 tablespoon = 1 gram (220mg of THC, heavy dose)
Ingredients: Coconut Oils, Organic Cannabis