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How to Make CBD Oil

on November 06, 2020

how to make cbd oil

CBD Oil Making

CBD has become a very popular therapeutic alternative for many ailments such as depression, anxiety, and pain. Commercially, many well-reputed brands offer high-quality CBD products, so before you try making CBD oil at home, it is best to use one of these products first. So how to make CBD oil? CBD oil can be made by an oil or alcohol method and we will discuss the easiest method- oil- used to make CBD oil.

 

Why use CBD?

The rise of CBD in popularity is because of the health benefits it can provide for a number of different conditions. Its beneficial properties are not just claims but are also supported by a number of research studies that have grown in mass as hemp and marajuana become legal across the world. Some of the therapeutic benefits include:

  •   Pain management
  •   Anxiety management
  •   Neuroprotective
  •   Control cancer treatment pain 
  •   Heart diseases
  •   Acne treatment
  •   Migraine mangement  

 

Making CBD by Using Oil

The oil method of making CBD oil is considered very safe and beneficial. The person gets the benefits of CBD and can also enjoy the benefits of carrier oils such as olive oil or coconut oil. No matter which method you use, the quality of the end product depends upon the quality of Cannabis you select. It would be best to choose a strain that is of high quality.

 

  1. The first step is to decarboxylase the parts of the cannabis plant you are using, such as buds, leaves, and stems.
  2. Then you have to bake them at a temperature of 220 Fahrenheit for 100 minutes. By doing so, the beneficial chemicals of the plant are activated.
  3. After that use, a mason jar, add the carrier oil, and the ground up cannabis. You need to saturate the cannabis with oil.
  4. After saturation, bring the mixture to boil by putting the closed jar in a pot of warm water.
  5. Wait until the water temperature reaches 200 degrees.
  6. After that, turn off the heat, let the oil mixture simmer for 3 hours, and then let the mixture sit for three more hours.
  7. It is recommended to heat the oil mixture again for 3 hours. Turn off the stove and leave the mixture for the night.
  8.   The next day CBD oil is ready to use. Simply strain the oil mixture by using the cheesecloth. Store the oil in a jar and keep it in a cool and dry place.

 

How to use CBD oil?

CBD made at home does not have a very long shelf life, so you should use it within a year. Remember that shelf life depends upon how you store your CBD oil. Properly stored oil lasts longer. Ideally, it is recommended that you should use CBD in its raw state. If you try to cook the oil, it will end up destroying the cannabinoids. You can sprinkle the oil on your salad or drizzle it in your coffee. By keeping the temperature low, you can make baked items using CBD oil. If you are not interested in consuming the CBD oil orally, you can apply it on your skin directly to get therapeutic benefits.