We all know about cannabis edibles, but do you know about cannabidiol (CBD) edibles. CBD is one of over 113 cannabinoids found in the cannabis
Making CBD edibles is a great way to enjoy the health benefits of this compound while satisfying your palate. It is particularly recommended for people who can’t stand the “greeny” taste of CBD. Many companies are already making CBD-infused food and drinks.
CBD Edibles Won’t Make You Stoned
You should know that CBD edibles won’t get you high like usual marijuana edibles. Instead, it will make you feel calm and relaxed. The main compound that is responsible for getting you stoned when you smoke or ingest marijuana is called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). CBD is a completely different cannabinoid. Also, most CBD products on the market are made with industrial hemp. Hemp contains low levels of THC. So, while there may be a bit of THC in CBD products, it is not enough to get you high.
Advantages of Making CBD Edibles
CBD edibles add some excitement to the process of taking this magical compound. There are many CBD products on the market today including vape liquids, lotions, sprays, tinctures, oils, beverages and much more.
If you use CBD daily, it can become tiring to keep taking CBD the same way every day. Experimenting with CBD edibles is a great way to spice up your routine. Not only would it save you money, but you’ll be able to learn something and please your taste buds in the process.
Also, when you take CBD edibles, the effect kicks in slowly and lasts for a long time. This is because the food has to be broken down by your intestines before your body can absorb the CBD.
Making CBD Edibles
The first thing to do if you want to make CBD edibles is to get a CBD oil or tincture that you will use. There are many companies out there that make CBD oils and tinctures. You need to choose a CBD oil or tincture that is sourced from organic hemp and is extracted using the COS method. This way, you can trust the quality of the oil since you’ll be ingesting it.
Making CBD edibles is way easier than many people may think. The main thing to keep in mind is that CBD is soluble in oil and not in water. Therefore, you need to mix your CBD oil or tincture in oil or butter. While you can mix it with just about any type of oil, coconut oil, and olive oil are some of the best candidates.
You can use CBD oil to make all kind of foods and beverages including popcorn, brownies, cookies, sauces, smoothies, beer, pasta, salads, and so much more. All you need to do is mix the CBD oil or tincture with your oil or butter and proceed to make the food or drink according to the steps you find in the recipe.
As a rule, start with low levels of CBD. You can gradually increase the amount of CBD that you add to your edible if you are not satisfied with the effect.