The effectiveness in the extraction of THC is due to the abundance of saturated fat of coconut oil. Cannabinoids can be absorbed by other oils too, like butter but the absorption by coconut oil is much better.
It is known that marijuana is a plant that can be used in medical purposes and finally this fact is acknowledged by the authorities.
In case you didn’t know, people all over the world have used cannabis for hundreds of years for many health challenges from menstrual pains (now Whoopi Goldberg has cannabis line out specializing) to seizures in children which is now being prescribed by their MDs and used in a hospital setting.
The most important thing is that different ways to consume the plant have been utilized: like vaping, smoking, eating etc. There are situations when they made mixes of weed and different foods.
It seems that the consumption of cannabis as infusion in virgin coconut oil is the healthiest and simplest method for medical purposes.
Just like cannabis, coconut oil has lots of adventage to the health and because of that is used in skin and hair care products.
Virgin and natural coconut oil can help your metabolism and your immune system as well. This oil has big amount of caprylic, capric and lauric acid. These acids are famous because of their anti-fungal, antimicrobial and antibacterial effects.
Cannabis Coconut Oil
Marijuana and coconut oil combination gives a cannabinoid that is a potent remedy. It can be taken as a capsule, consumed with food, or used externally. Several drops of marijuana for medical use and half a teaspoon of coconut oil improves the availability of the remedy.
To prepare this powerful remedy, you need 1 gram of decarboxylate marijuana for each ounce of virgin coconut oil. In a glass jar, put the crushed marijuana and pour the coconut oil. Seal the jar well, and place it in a pan filled with water. Heat the water gradually, but don’t let it boil for an hour. This will prevent overheating the oil.
Then, strain the mixture using a strainer, or cheesecloth, to eliminate any solid particles. Squeeze the juice from the marijuana well. Some people use cheesecloth to strain the mixture properly.
Once you are done with this procedure, you can eat the cannabis coconut oil like that or use it in other foods or apply it as a lotion. Feel free to cook with this treated oil, only when the temperature is lower than 315 F. That is the temperature of the point of boiling of the active compound of marijuana. Obviously, if you use higher temperatures the effects will be gone.
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