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Medical Marijuana Edible Recipes for Food, Drink, and Medicine (Guide)

Medical Marijuana has been helping people for thousands of years and it may be able to help you too! Mona Lisa is a licensed medical marijuana patient who has been providing excellent tutorials on how to cook with cannabis.

Introduction to Marijuana Edibles

The Edible Elements of Cannabis Extraction

If you want to learn how to make the very best medicinal edibles, you ought to know about the basic properties of the cannabis plant. Each element contains something unique which allows you to easily customize your (edible) marijuana extractions to suit your specific medical requirements.

What is Sweet Leaf?

Harvesting medical marijuana is about more than just buds. Everyone always asks me: What should I use to make the very best medicinal extractions? Well, the answer is simple, friends… Use your sweet leaf!

Prepping Marijuana Edibles with Butter and Oil

How to Make Cannabutter, Medical Marijuana Recipe Part 1

If you (or someone you know) live in a constant state of pain due to serious illness or injury, then ingesting marijuana in the form of “cannabutter” may very well be the ONLY ticket to a better quality of life! Not only is marijuana completely non-toxic and non-lethal, it’s also an extremely effective pain reliever when used in the right dosage and manner.

How to Make Cannabutter, Medical Marijuana Recipe Part 2

Now that you know all about making the finest cannabutter (marijuana infused butter), I also wanted to make sure and show everyone how to properly harvest their finished product. If you (or someone you know) is seriously ill or severely injured and currently taking prescription pain medication to ease their suffering…consider that there is a much healthier alternative available.

How to Make Canna Oil, Medical Marijuana Infused Cooking Oil

This healthful recipe for cannabis cooking oil has been around for ages, and I’d like to make sure good information isn’t forgotten.

Marijuana Edible Food, Drink, and Medicine Recipes

Cooking with Marijuana using Cannabutter and Canna oil

Let me show you the basics of cooking with cannabis because marijuana infused foods make perfect medicine for those suffering from chronic pain and anxiety! You only need to know a few simple basics, and soon you’ll be feeling your absolute best!

Basics of Making Marijuana Edible Desserts

Making potent and delicious medical marijuana edibles is surprisingly easy (and fun) to do! Let me show you a few basics so you can convert all your favorite dessert recipes into powerfully effective medicine which become an absolute delight to administer when needed.

How to Make Medical Marijuana Margaritas

If you’re feeling the need for a drink, try this easy medical cannabis drink recipe.

How to Make Marijuana Medicine, Tonic & Tincture

This Green Monster recipe shows you how to make the old-fashioned” “Healthful Tonic and Tincture” medical marijuana that was originally sold before prohibition. It’s ability to provide relief from deep muscular pain and uncontrollable spasms makes it an amazing medicinal application.

Start cookin’ and let us know in the comments how these recipes have helped you improve your life. If you’re already a stoner chef, please share your recipes!

Medical Marijuana has been helping people for thousands of years and it may be able to help you too! Mona Lisa is a licensed medical marijuana patient who has been providing excellent tutorials on how to cook with cannabis.

Cooking with Medical Marijuana

Although many people associate medical marijuana with smoking, a large portion of patients prefer eating or drinking cannabis infused products, commonly called edibles. Due to the fact that the medicines produced by marijuana are easily extracted with fats and oils, most of these edibles include butter, coconut oil, peanut oil, or other common baking fats. While it is relatively easy to produce potent brownies or cookies, it is difficult to accurately dose these baked goods.

Eating edibles can be far more intense than smoking, so it is very important to understand your personal tolerance and desired dose while creating a treatment plan. Before you plan to cook your own edibles, we recommend that you read our article Are Medical Marijuana Edibles Right for You and discuss your plan with a professional.

How to Prepare Medical Marijuana for Cooking

The first step to baking with cannabis is processing the plant material. The more potent the plant material used, the less plant material is needed to create highly dosed edibles. Stems and less resinous leaves can still be used to make potent edibles; however, the larger amount of plant material will affect the end products’ flavor.

To prepare your plant material for baking, it is best to grind up the material in a food processor or coffee grinder. Try not to turn the material into a dust or powder, but rather a nice sandy consistency. A hand grinder or mortar and pestle can be more accurate, but this is much more labor intensive. Once that material is processed, spread it out in an even, thin layer across a baking sheet.

Now that your cannabis is ground, you will need to heat it up to activate the medicine. Some people enjoy fresh cannabis smoothies; however, the medicine most patients seek needs to be activated . The two most popular medicines found in cannabis are THC and CBD. A fresh nug of cannabis is usually chock full of slightly different cannabinoids called THCa and CBDa. To turn THCa into THC or CBDa into CBD, the plant matter needs to be activated with heat. When making edibles, we recommend activating your cannabis before infusing it with butter or oil.

There are many different beliefs about the ideal temperature and time to bake cannabis to fully activate it. The numbers for activating THC are usually around 240 ° F / 115° C for around forty-five minutes to an hour. Activating CBD occurs more slowly, so the bake time should be closer to an hour or hour and a half. If your oven bakes unevenly, it is best to stir or rotate the baking tray half way through the bake.

Once the processed plant material is fully activated, it is best to store the material in an airtight container. You can then use portions of this material to infuse any sort of fat or oil. This infusion can be done in a regular sauce pan under low heat or in a crock pot on low. The longer the plant material sits in the base oil, the more medicine will leach into the base. Keep the activated plant material in the base oil for at least a few hours. It is also in your best interest to strain the oil afterwards to remove all the bits and pieces of plant matter. Use a metal strainer for hot oils or a cheesecloth if you allow the base oil to cool before straining.

Medical Marijuana Recipes

The internet is full of great recipes designed specifically for cannabis edibles. Check out these links for inspiration:

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