Make This Edible Cannabis-Infused Massage Oil for Valentine's Day – Lifehacker Australia

When used topically, cannabis infused oils can soften sore muscles and relieve pain, which means they can feel pretty nice when applied by other people. Though there’s no major intoxication happening without ingestion, some notice a slight buzz, especially if you use a large amount over a wide area of skin. They give you a warm, relaxed, fuzzy kind of feeling which goes great with sex—a commonly recognized activity of Valentine’s Day.

Granting massage oil edible powers takes no extra effort, especially if you already fiddle around with cannabis. Truth be told, it’s excellent for more than just sex. Uterus-havers will rejoice in its cramp-relieving powers; fitness people can enjoy faster recovery; and chronic pain sufferers and those who endure sleepless nights will benefit from its soothing properties. The fact that it’s edible means you can apply a bit more innuendo to the whole scenario, and it also means you can get an even bigger buzz if you eat it.

To make this love potion, you need an edible and neutral-tasting oil that both you and your partner are not allergic to, a simple sous-vide setup, and a few drops of your favorite flavored oil. The cannabis portion can be raw flower (which should be as clean as possible and decarboxylated), a decarboxylated hash, kief, or concentrate.

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In a sous vide bag, put one gram of finely ground flower per ounce of oil. If you’re using concentrates, a quarter of a gram should be good for four ounces of oil. I used coconut oil, which doesn’t get sticky or dry out if you’re rubbing it into your skin. Seal your bag well and heat for about one hour in a 200°F water bath for at least one

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