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4 Things to Avoid When Cooking With Cannabis

Cooking With Cannabis and 4 Things to Avoid

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4 Things to Avoid When Cooking With Cannabis

Cooking with cannabis is one of the great joys of the stoner lifestyle. There are endless possibilities, but here are some things to avoid.

Cooking with cannabis is a really great way to get THC into your system while avoiding traditional smoking methods. Not only that, but it gives you access to a creative side. However, whether you want to get high or experience physical and emotional relief, these 4 things are important to avoid when cooking with cannabis.

4. Cooking With Cannabis (and fats)

Cooking With Cannabis and 4 Things to Avoid

Quite possibly one of the simplest on this list, but the most misunderstood. Why can’t I cook my cannabis with water instead?? The answer is simple.

THC is not a water soluble compound. During cannabis extraction, the only way you’ll find success is from heating the cannabis in fats or oils.

The best thing to use when heating your cannabis is coconut oil. Not only is it particularly great at extracting THC because of its high saturated fat content, but it also is able to absorb many more cannabinoids than other oils or butter.

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