What exactly are people using cannabis for?
A pain medicine specialist at the University of California Davis Medical Center recommends it for :
– nerve pain
Cannabis and Coconut Oil
“Some cannabinoid agonists (WIN 55212-2, anandamide) have demonstrated, in experimental studies, to act as «ideal drugs» in the management of glaucoma, as they have been shown to have good tolerability after topical application, efficiently reduce intraocular pressure, and behave as neuroprotectors on retinal ganglion cells.”
Cannabis Coconut Oil 2-Step Recipe
Step 1: Release the THC
“Decarboxylate” the cannabis .
1-ounce of cannabis buds
– preheat the oven to 240°F/115°C
– with the hands, break up the cannabis buds into smaller pieces
– spread one layer on a parchment-lines rimmed baking sheet
-leave no empty spaces between the marijuana
-bake for 30-40 minutes, tossing every 10 minutes.
-when the cannabis becomes darker in color and dried, remove it from the oven,
-let it cool
– ground it coarsely in a blender
-keep it in an airtight glass container.
Prepare the Oil
1 gram decarboxylated marijuana
1-ounce organic cold-pressed virgin coconut oil
-take a glass jar,
-add the crushed marijuana and the coconut oil,
– tightly fit the lid
-place in a saucepan full of water
-over a low heat, heat the water slowly for an hour, without boiling
strain the solids in the oil with a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth,
-transfer it into another sturdy glass jar
– squeeze the liquid from the cannabis into the oil.
– consume the oil
– use it topically.
-Eat the solids you have removed as well, cooked or baked in your meals. Use this oil in cooking but avoid high heat.
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