Coconut oil and hemp is a great combination that can be used in many ways. It’s as if they were made for each other.
Coconut oil mixed with hemp is used to create delicious and healthy dishes with CBD in the lead. It can also be used topically in the form of ointments and creams. It is also often used as the base oil in CBD products.
CBD and Coconut Oil for Topical Use
Coconut oil is combined with hemp to make an excellent moisturizer. It is used in many skin care productsthat use CBD as the main ingredient. Coconut oil also has a long history of use in dermatology. These two products combined can do wonders for the skin. Not only do they perfectly moisturize the skin, they are also used to combat acne, wrinkles and other types of skin imperfections. Some people also like to apply CBD coconut oil to their temples for relaxation. CBD coconut oil can also be used as an aphrodisiac in the bedroom;).
Hemp and coconut oil in cooking
Coconut oil contains a large amount of saturated fat – 80% to be exact. This is much more than, for example, olive oil, which contains less than 20%. This high amount of saturated fat makes it the most efficient of all oils and an excellent binding agent for cannabinoids. Coconut oil contains lauric acid, which is known to be a heart-healthy saturated fat that has no relation to cardiovascular disease. Studies have shown that consuming a lot of lauric acid can actually reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Lauric acid also acts as a powerful natural antibacterial agent. This means that it drastically reduces the risk of various diseases such as yeast, acne acne, etc.
Make your own coconut oil with CBD
Coconut oil can be bought anywhere for a relatively low price. Hemp oil enrichment does not require many ingredients and you can do it without much effort in the comfort of your home. However, remember that cannabis flowers should come from a proven source. According to Polish regulations, the amount of THC must not exceed 0.2%, otherwise you can get into trouble.
Here is the recipe:
- 1 cup coconut
- 1 cup of hemp seed flowers
- Measuring cup
- glass jar to store the
- pan or small pot
- Grind hemp flowers using the grinder. You can use only flowers or the whole plant, it’s up to you. The most abundant cannabinoids, however, are found in flowers, so if you want the end product to be stronger, only use them.
- Combine the coconut oil with the hemp and heat the mixture in a saucepan or pot. The estimated cooking time is 2-3 hours at a temperature not exceeding 118 degrees Celsius. You should also add a little water to avoid burning, and stir frequently. In this way, the cannabinoid acids found in cannabis, such as CBDA and THCA, will be decarboxylated and CBD and THC will be formed.
- The finished oil must be drained and placed in a glass container. Coconut oil with hemp can be stored for up to 2 months out of the refrigerator, in the refrigerator for even longer.
You can use the prepared product topically, but also in the kitchen. Perfect as an addition to soups, cocktails and shakes.
What do you think about this combination of coconut and CBD?