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ABV capsules

Discussion in 'Cooking with Cannabis' started by Mckdenton, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. Lefthook

    Lefthook VapoMiner

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    Just a quick update, took 3 capsulse early monrning before my afternnon flight and it gave me a nice mellow buzz.
    :)
  2. colly

    colly Active Member

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    how long was the flight
  3. Lefthook

    Lefthook VapoMiner

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    hey colly, sorry for the delayed reply, flight was just over 4 hours .
  4. smarc

    smarc Well-Known Member

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    Was thinking of using BadKat's method. Grinding up ABV really fine and mixing it with coconut oil and heating. Anything think this would be a waste?
  5. lepstadder

    lepstadder Well-Known Member

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    No it wouldnt, add some lecithin if you got it
  6. stygian16

    stygian16 Active Member

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    Sorry for necro, super inspiring thread though![​IMG]
  7. battle born

    battle born New Member

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    If I were to extract oil from my ABV using everclear, for the purpose of edibles, is water curing still recommended to clean up the taste/gas?
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  8. PPN

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    Why do you mix with coconut oil? Abv capsules work better with it?
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  9. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl 200% THC

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    Coconut oil has a lot of the fats that cannabinoids really like to bind to, moreso than butter and oils. If you can get it, add a little bit of soy lethicin to help emulsify and to help raise bioavailability of cannabinoids. My next cannabis capsule method will be with ABV oil, coconut oil, and soy lethicin. I expect that working with oil instead of plant matter will be much easier, as well as simpler to make the capsules more potent.
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  10. HSIHP

    HSIHP Well-Known Member

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    How do you plan on making the Abv oil?
  11. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl 200% THC

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    Solvent extract, probably 99% ISO.
  12. HSIHP

    HSIHP Well-Known Member

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    A quick wash or do you let it sit? Sorry if this is not the right thread for this but I've wanted to try this for a while
  13. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl 200% THC

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    I'll let this stuff sit for a bit. Quick washes are more for when you work with fresh material, where the point is to dissolve the trichomes while minimizing the absorption of water-solubles.
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  14. HSIHP

    HSIHP Well-Known Member

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    And do you let it evap on its own or do you have a special technique?
  15. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl 200% THC

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    Cheesecloth to cover my Pyrex dish, and a fan at a distance blowing in an open well-ventilated environment. I'm not sure how much I want to play with refining the oil, a complete purge is obvious/necessary for edibles but I'm not sure if it's worth trying winterization (remixing with alcohol and freezing the fats). It'll set me back a day or so at least.

    May as well detail the rest, I'm not sure how much oil I will pull as I haven't even weighed my container, but hopefully I can use an equal amount of coconut oil to infuse, add a little bit of soy lethicin. Mix until completely even, maybe add a little bit more coconut oil to thin it out. This will go into some caps while warm and then into the fridge. I'll be using a 3ml syringe to dispense even doses into the caplets, not sure what size I'll get. I'm going to stop by a store or two tomorrow and look at sizes. I'm hoping to find something big enough so that I don't need many caps, and not so big it sucks to swallow. Might give it a shot this weekend.
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  16. HSIHP

    HSIHP Well-Known Member

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    Awesome. I'll be right behind you and will try to make a batch this weekend. :tup:

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