Edibles: What’s the Scoop? How to Make Cannabutter and More!
The effects of cannabis vary greatly with the different methods of consumption. Edibles bring on an intense, sedative high that has multiple benefits.
How to Make Cannabutter
To extract the fat soluble THC into a butter or an oil, add about a quarter oz. or more of ground bud to 2 cups of butter, depending on the potency you’re after. Simmer for at least 2 hours to ensure you extract all of the TCH. After this, you can use any of your favorite recipes with your cannabutter/oil as a substitute. Brownies, cookies, cupcakes – the possibilities are endless!
Some Benefits of Edibles:
- They’re portable and discrete
- They don’t smell nearly as much as weed does, but enough that you can tell edibles apart from normal baked goods as to not mix them up.
- They can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months
- The effects last much longer than when smoked
- They take about an hour to kick in, so you can eat one and still have time to get to where you need to be
- They’re delicious
- Ingesting means no harmful carcinogens or irritation from smoke
- They have an excellent ability to relieve pain and nausea
The Scoop on Edibles
If you are inexperienced with edibles make sure you start with a very small amount and wait about an hour to see how comfortable you feel with the effects until eating more. Because you’re ingesting more THC than you would while smoking, edibles can bring on a strong body high and it’s never fun to be too high, especially when you have yet to peak.
Check out our favorite cookie recipe here!