First, marijuana or cannabis is available in almost limitless edible forms. For example, if you just imagine something, probably someone somewhere made edible cannabis version of that. Additionally, it usually takes more time to get the effects of marijuana by its edible products because our digestive system takes longer for CBD and THC to effect. As a result, the benefits of edible marijuana are that it lasts longer and is more intense than smoking it. By reading this article you will come to know how to make edible weed candy at your home.
INTRODUCTION TO COOKING WITH CANNABIS
Moving along, cannabis possesses numerous medicinal properties and most importantly they all are natural, with few or minimal side effects.
That is to say, people just use brownies by putting some weeds in the butter and then put that butter in the brownie. As a result, you would wake up the next day by wasting the whole day. To clarify, this happens because the amount of THC and CBD is unknown while making cannabis butter. Most importantly, you need to know about the dosing, mathematics of conversion of THC, how and where to buy, why you need to get high, definitions and other cannabis-related information. Moreover, edible products of marijuana are the best and smart method to get medical benefits for the elderly or the children.
EDIBLE FORMS OF MARIJUANA
To begin, the most common and famous edible forms of marijuana are;
PREPARATION OF WEED CANDY AT HOME
Specifically, are you looking for the simplest recipe to cook weed candy at home? Our recipes will make the bud edible like lollipops. Therefore, THC infused candies will make it smarter to get medical benefits to the elderly and children.
But, before preparation of cannabis candy, you should know about the process of decarboxylation and different recipes to infuse with.
CHOOSING A STRAIN
Meanwhile, different strains are used for different purposes but they all are of good quality and effective. In the same vein, different levels of THC and CBD is present in different strains, and it is important to choose the strain of your required flavors, medicinal effects and most importantly THC level. For instance, some flavored strain includes Fruity Pebbles and Cotton Candy flavor.
EQUIPMENT & INGREDIENTS
On the contrary, different equipment is required to make weed candy depending on the type you are looking for.
- Cannabis tincture
- Lollipop Mold
- Lollipop Sticks
- Candy thermometer
- Natural sugar
- Corn syrup
- Filtered water
- Flavour (citrus)
BEST AND EASIEST RECIPES TO MAKE WEED CANDY
Notably, to make the cannabis candies at home, these are the easiest recipes that will help you to get your required product.
Uniquely, the concentrated extracts of cannabinoids and other important chemicals are called as a tincture. In other words, this is obtained by grinding decarboxylated marijuana and putting it in an alcoholic or nonalcoholic solvent. In any event, this is done simply by using the Magical Butter machine.
Recipe for Lollipops
Now that we understand tinctures, to make weed candy lollipops you need the following ingredients and equipment.
- Cannabis tincture
- Lollipop Mold
- Candy thermometer
- One cup of natural sugar
- The ½ cup of corn syrup
- The ¼ cup of filtered water
- Flavour (citrus)
- First, mix natural sugar, corn syrup and clean water in a saucepan.
- Then, heat it to boiling and keep stirring till all the sugar dissolved.
- Take the temperature to 300 F on boiling and keep measuring with a candy thermometer.
- Next, remove the pan from the heating source and keep measuring the temperature till 250 F.
- Then, add citrus flavor and cannabis tincture and keep stirring.
- Pour the mixture in molds and insert lollipops stick.
- Allow it to cool down completely for more than 20 minutes.
- Finally, your cannabis candy is ready.
Recipe for Cannabis chocolate
Coupled with the munchies, it is always the topic of discussion in cannabis users that how to make edible candy?. With that said, to make weed candy (cannabis chocolate) you need the following types of equipment and ingredients:
- 100 grams of chocolate
- 5 grams of weeds
This is the simplest and easiest recipe.
- First, use finely grounded cannabis or its tincture.
- Then, you need to decarboxylate it in an oven over 120 degrees for 30 minutes.
- Afterwards, melt your chocolate by using steam.
- Put that chocolate in the bowl.
- Next, take water in a pan and boil it.
- Moving along, you will set that bowl containing chocolate over the boiling water.
- Stir the finely grounded and decarboxylated cannabis.
- Lastly, mix well and pour this in the mold, keeping in mind the amount of cannabis each candy will contain when ready.
EFFECTS OF WEED CANDY AND OTHER EDIBLES
Certainly, marijuana and food have an ideal combination. Meanwhile, effects of edible marijuana are little delayed as compared to its smoking products. To clarify, it usually takes two hours to feel the effects. And, it is highly recommended not to consume edibles again if you don’t feel the effects within an hour or two. Effects of smoking weeds disappear quickly while that of edibles vanishes in 6-10 hours. As a result, the effects of edible marijuana are more potent and long-lasting. Subsequently, the effects of edibles depend on your total body weight, dose, food items, and of-course your tolerance.
On low doses, marijuana is quite safe and effective. But on large doses, edible marijuana can be led to
- Anxiety attack
- Respiratory insufficiency (mostly in kids)
Dangers of edibles
- Overdose: in the states like Colorado marijuana is easily available and a lot of cases of overdose were reported. Marijuana containing candies are not like the simple one, so those who take it as a dessert suffers.
- Addiction: Candies of marijuana are easy to eat and the user becomes addict quickly.
- Harm to self or others: Under the influence of Marijuana, the user may become violent and can hurt himself or others.
COULD CHILDREN CONSUME THE WEED CANDY
Above all, ingestion of marijuana accidentally may be harmful to your children. That is to say, according to the research factors like color, taste, shape, and odor attract the children towards the consumption of weed candy. Edible marijuana shows strong and prolonged effects especially under 12 years of age. Additionally, even small children are at higher risk due to their size and weight. In the event that a sudden exposure occurs, consult your physician or pharmacist. Lastly, always keep edible marijuana products out of the reach of your children to avoid any mishap.
To sum it up, weed candy is quite easy to make at home. By all means, it is simple, effective and safe to consume. In conclusion, the following article will help in understanding how to make edible candy and its effects. Further, keep all the edible marijuana products/candies away from children. Lastly, in case of an emergency or adverse effects visit your nearest ER.
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