4 Tips to Consider While Making Cannabis Edibles

Medicated Cannabis has different strains that are beneficial to the human body. To name a few it lowers blood sugar levels thus making it desirable to treating diabetes. Its sedative nature has made it useful for treating anxiety and sleep disorder.

Various people smoke marijuana, but over the years people have found means to infuse it with snacks. Many medicated marijuana patients prefer making their own medicated snacks. They shy away from pre-made and pre-packaged cannabis-infused treats which are found in chemists. Below we have various tips that one might consider while making cannabis edibles; 

Select your strain

Depending on mood and social situation, one needs to select their stain very carefully. One can make a cannabis day time cookie or night-time cookie. Strains that one can choose from include sativa which gives the user energy and they can feel as though they are on top of the world. Indica strain offers relaxation and one can sleep better.

 2. Decarboxylation 

This is the main process that a person making cannabis food & novelty is keen on. It’s vital that the cannabis elements that make a person feel high are present in the pastry. To get the full value out of cannabis it needs to be heated at a temperature that is not possible to get in the human digestive system.  The process entails:• Preheating the oven to 100 degree Celsius • Breaking the leaf down to manageable pieces and placing it on the cookie sheet. It’s important that one doesn’t overload the marijuana over each other• Place the sheet into the oven and wait for 30-40 minutes until golden brown• Take out the marijuana out of the oven and place it in a cool and dry place

However, this process has a major disadvantage. More volatile terpenes that give the plant its signature aroma and flavor can be lost in the entire process. 

3. Infusion

While making cannabis-infused edibles one should always remember the infusion process. Here, cannabis is mixed into the desired baking product such as butter. This method may take up to 8 hours. Boil water on the stove. Add butter sticks until they melt completely, after that adding marijuana and reduce the heat to simmer. The mixture should take 3 hours to get thick. Later remove the mixture and place it in a bowl lined with cheesecloth and squeeze the remaining liquid butter. Allow it to cool for 1 hour, place it in the fridge until it takes the consistency of the spread.

4. Amount of weed in pastry

For home baking, it’s safe to use a gram of cannabis which has100mg of THC. For first time users who intend to learn how to make weed cookies, they should cut theirs into a quarter and allow an hour between each dosage. However, if you eat too much of the freshly cooked cannabis edible there is no cause for alarm. It happens to most people if not all. 


Making cannabis food & novelty is now easier. By following the tips highlighted above one is sure to make their own edibles at the comfort of their own homes. This can help you get healthy or use it for recreation with friends and family.

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