How to Make Cannabutter

How to make cannabutter

Making cannabutter doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Had I known this when I received my first medical marijuana recommendation, I could have saved a ton of money and created medibles that met my medical needs.

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Why You Should Make Cannabutter

Edibles, also known as medibles, were the first form of cannabis that I medicated with after receiving my medical recommendation. The reason I chose them was that they were discreet. Later, after I began trying it in other forms, I realized edibles were a smart way for me to begin my journey of relieving chronic pain with cannabis.

#edibles provided the all-night relief I needed to get ahead of my #chronicpain > Make your own #cannabutter and edibles! #jointpain #musclepain #nervepain #fibromyalgia #arthritis

It takes longer to feel the effects of cannabis when consuming an edible. But, on the plus side, once in full effect, it provides long-lasting relief. The relief I experience from smoking or dry vaping often dissipates in 2-6 hours. Whereas the relief from an edible typically lasts 6-10 hours. That long-term relief is what made it possible for me to sleep through the night.

There are two reasons I suggest you learn to make your own cannabutter. The first is that (especially when done my way) it will save you a lot of money! When I first began cooking with cannabutter, I purchased it from a dispensary. The problem was that I couldn’t count on them to always have it in stock. Out of the few dispensaries that did carry it, most were not what I could consider affordable.

When made my way, #cannabutter is an easy and affordable way to make edibles for relief of #chronicpain

Reason number two has to do with knowing what you are getting. Being that I am allergic to iodine, I can only have unsalted butter or butter with sea salt. But it goes beyond the type of butter used. Every strain of cannabis affects my body differently. Not knowing which strains were used to make the cannabutter results in not knowing what kind of relief my body will experience. By making my own, I choose my preferred strains and can create a blend that suits my needs.


How to Make Cannabutter

Making cannabutter is not hard. Stop searching the web and download my super easy and affordable recipe. Don’t be intimidated by websites that tell you that you have to invest in expensive equipment. Chances are that you already have everything you need to whip a batch up today!

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In it, you will find not only my cannabutter recipe but also tips for cutting the cost of making it. I will let you in a little secret, the trick to trimming the cost of making cannabutter is in the decarboxylating process! My way will save you hundreds of dollars!

I have also included my recipe for homemade cannabis-infused coconut oil which can be used for cooking and as a topical pain-reliever! But that’s not all!! You will also find some of my favorite medible and topical oil recipes! As I continue to add new recipes, you will receive updates via email.

I have been medicating with marijuana since September of 2013. During this time I have learned the importance of not giving up just because one strain didn’t help. Because it is possible for one person to have a different reaction to another, strain reviews aren’t always an accurate way to decide what will work for you, but it does help. I research the strains my dispensary has available on Leafly before placing my order.

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Published by Cynthia Covert

Diagnosed in 2001 with psoriasis, followed by fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, endometriosis, and later a botched hysterectomy turned her world upside down. Cynthia shares her experience, advice, and tips for how to make life with chronic pain easier and less painful.

2 thoughts on “How to Make Cannabutter

  1. I just recently bought cannabutter from a friend and started cooking with it. Reason why is because i suffer from an eye disease and have been dealing with insomnia. So lately i have been sleeping better after cooking with cannabutter or coconut oil infused with cannabis

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