Tinctures, an age-old approach to medicate with cannabis

Tinctures, an age-old approach to medicate with cannabis

With regards to usage techniques, cannabis bud and natural oils often steal the spotlight from 1 of this earliest kinds of cannabis medication: tinctures.

Before prohibition, cannabis tinctures had been the most popular pain-relievers and placed in the U.S. Pharmacopoeia until 1942.

The age-old extraction procedure is not at all hard: immerse the dried out cannabis bud or leaf trim in a almost pure liquor solution in a container for the couple of weeks. Whenever done precisely, cannabis tinctures can be an efficient and discreet method to medicate, and — whenever properly stored — can last for decades.

Recently, Kait spoke with culinary cannabis artist John Bell to walk us through the process, storage and ingestion.

John, who has got a history as a dimensions coordinator, additionally offered us along with his formula to more accurately determine the strength of the do-it-yourselftincture, butter or oil. Continue reading “Tinctures, an age-old approach to medicate with cannabis”