Cannabidiol (CBD) has gained so much buzz over the past few years and this is due to the health benefits that comes with its usage. Several companies and even individuals have tapped into its health benefits by carrying out so many experiments which eventually led to the creation of several products. Some of the products include CBD cigarettes, CBD oil, CBD vape and vape pens, and CBD butter. The products that allow users to smoke the hemp flower have had more exposure than other forms of CBD because of its accessibility and easy usage. However, CBD butter is beginning to gain its ground among CBD users. This is because of the numerous advantages it has over its smokable counterpart. CBD butter became a perfect CBD alternative when people found out that it can be used when making edibles.Have you ever considered Making CBD Butter? It isn’t that hard,by following the steps in this post you will be able to prepare yours at home.
The secret to most people’s heart is through the mouth and whatever makes it possible to get something nice into the mouth becomes gold in the eye of the individual. Since CBD edibles became a thing, the need to have CBD butter or Cannabutter as it is fondly called became a necessity. CBD butter can be bought in local stores where CBD is deemed legal, however, in the case where it is not easily found there are ways to make a home-made cannabutter with so much ease. Interested in having your CBD butter without having to buy CBD butter online and wait till it is brought down to you? Then check below the step which we have listed and explained below to make yours in your home.
Step in making CBD butter with ease
Ingredients and supplies needed
- CBD hemp flower
- Sauce pot and a container (big or medium)
- Mixing spoon
Step 1: Determine the potency you want
The first step of making you CBD butter is to consider the potency of the butter you wish to make. In considering this, you have to decide how much percentage of THC and CBD you wish to have in your Butter. Factors like your age, gender, and overall wellness have to be considered before deciding on the potency of the butter. for a new user is advisable to start from 10 mg and work your way up till you get your perfect potency for your body system.
Step 2: Decarboxylation
After determining the potency, you want and getting every other simple process in action like get getting every necessary ingredient abd supply, the next step is to decarboxylate. When you decarboxylate, you are simply removing the Carboxylic acid that makes CBD and THC inactive. Before the decarbing or Decarboxylation process the Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) is expressed as THC and CBD. After the decarbing process, it becomes the THC and CBD we know and actually need it our butter. To decarb your hemp flower, preheat your oven to 245°F then place your non-sticky oven tray that your bud is placed in set your timer to 30-40 minutes. Ensure that you shake/stir the bud in the tray every 10minutes to ensure that all sides are exposed to the heat.
Step 3: grind
The next step is to grind the already Decarboxylated hemp flower to a coarsely state with a hand grinder. Ensure that you don’t over grind the flower.
Step 4: Stovetop cooking
The next steps are to melt the butter, add the cannabis and simmer the end product. All of these steps have been combined to make just one which is what we named the stovetop cooking step. Combine equal amount of butter and water (e.g. 1 cup of water and 1 cup of butter) into a sauce pot. The water is added to help regulate the temperature, once the butter begins to melt, add the grounded hemp flower to the mixture in the sauce pot. After this is done, ensure that the temperature of the fire is kept at a low temperature of 160°F to 200°F to help simmer the mixture. Ensure you stir the mixture occasionally and let the mixture simmer for around 2-4 hours. Do not let the mixture reach the boiling point else all the process becomes a waste.
Step 5: Strain the butter
The next step is to place a cheesecloth over a container of your choice where you wish to keep your butter. Once the mixture cools, pour the mixture on the cloth and let it strain freely without you squeezing the cheesecloth.
Step 6: Refrigerate the jar of butter
After straining, you are to proceed to refrigerating your CBD butter. this process is important because it helps in separating the butter from the remaining water left from the mixture. After an hour in the refrigerator, the butter and the water would be separated all you need to do is to scoop the butter and strain the water. All you would be left with is your own home-made butter which people would pay to buy at the store.
Step 7: Dose carefully
The next step is to add your butter to the other ingredients used in making whatever edible you intend making. Ensure to add the butter to these other ingredients with the potency of the CBD in mind.
How do I know the potency of my butter?
It is a tough question to ask, this is because it might be difficult to find out if you don’t know the % of the THC and CBD that is present in the hemp flower. Should in case you know the concentration then you can easily make use of any of the calculator that is available online. The potency of the flower depends on the flower, the strain type, etc.
After making CBD butter, you can easily add it to your edible recipe to make yourself a lovely food, snack, or even a dessert that is filled with so many healthy benefits. There are different advance ways of making Canna butter as we have only shown you the basic process of making canna butter. There are several methods that are scattered all over the World Wide Web. Should in case you want to try them you can make your research and try them out.