The healing properties of your homemade cannabis salve may vary slightly depending on what type of cannabis you use. In general, cannabis salve can be used to treat or relieve the following :
Cannabis salve is stellar at relieving many ailments! First of all, coconut oil and olive oil are extremely nourishing on their own – so you’re going to get plenty of moisture from your salve to heal dry, cracked, or otherwise irritated skin. If you add a few drops of essential oils to your salve, you’ll also get the benefit of aromatherapy.
To grow and make your own medicine… that is the stuff that dreams are made of, am I right?! We like to use our organic homegrown cannabis in a variety of ways, but making topical cannabis salve is on the top of the list. Cannabis salve can help to reduce inflammation, soothe skin irritation, joint pain, and more! It also happens to be quite simple to make your own cannabis salve, and easy to customize it to suit your needs.
Read along to learn how to make cannabis salve in 4 simple steps. With this recipe, you can use marijuana, hemp, high CBD, high THC, raw cannabis, decarbed cannabis, or any combination thereof! (Depending on what is legal and available in your area of course.) Let’s talk about benefits of each of those, how cannabis salve works, and what awesome healing potential it has.
When cannabis salve or medicated topicals are applied to our skin, the THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids present in the solution penetrate the skin to bind and activate our localized endocannabinoid receptors. They won’t enter the bloodstream however, so topically-applied salve will not get you “high”.
CBD isolate is almost 99% pure CBD; it is an active ingredient which one can use to produce just any kind of CBD product at home. Using CBD isolate provides immense freedom to its users, as they can use their favourite carrier oil, flavour, cream, and so on.
Before you start preparing any product with CBD isolate, ensure that you have an accurate weight machine. 1 gm of CBD isolate contains 999 mg of CBD, and it is entirely free from THC.
Above are just a few ways to make your CBD products at home. Possibilities here are countless. Thus, one can add it to body cream (you can even use ready-made body cream), or add to pre-cooked food items. Only add CBD to cooked items in the end, after cooling food items a bit, as high temperatures may neutralize CBD, making it less effective or even ineffective.