Discover the benefits of combining cannabis with massage therapy and learn how to make your own cannabis massage oil at home for topical application, complete with options multiple different infusion options.
Preheat a water bath to 185° F. Various water bath techniques are explained in the notes section below.
Combine all ingredients together in a 16-ounce mason jar, wipe rim and finger tighten the lid.
Place the mason jar into the water bath and cook for 4 hours.
After 4 hours, remove the jar and allow to cool enough to handle. Strain the oil into a clean mason jar through a filter or cheesecloth.
Let the oil cool to room temperature, seal the mason jar, and store in a cool dark place until ready for use.
Temperature Control: The water bath does not need to stat perfectly at 185° F the entire time. Any temperature between 180°-190°F is OK.
Floating Jars: Sometimes the mason jar will float when placed in the water bath. This is no need for concern, simply put something heat and water safe over the top of the jar to weigh it down, a clean rock works well.
Make sure the cannabis flower is decarbed prior to adding it to this recipe or you may not experience the activated effects of CBD or THC.
If you are using an Immersion Cooker or Sous Vide Cooker, fill a vessel deep enough to hold a 1-quart mason jar with an inch of water above lid with hot water. Preheat the water to 185° F.
If you are using a Crock-Pot or Instant Pot for your water bath, fill the cooking vessel with enough hot water to cover the mason jar with an inch of water above the lid.
If using an Instant Pot; set the slow cooker mode to 185°F and preheat.
If using a Crock-Pot; preheat on high until 185° F is reached, then turn to low, a digital probe thermometer is recommended for Crock-Pot to ensure accurate temperature control.
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