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How to make super cool coconut oil capsules

Discussion in 'Cooking with Cannabis' started by B., Jan 6, 2010.

  1. B.

    B. War Criminal

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    This link will give you all the details you need.

    http://boards.cannabis.com/concentrates/140616-cannabis-capsules-step-step-guide.html

    The basics of it are simple, I won't go into the details on how to cook the bud, there's a plethora of info on that already.

    1 Cook your abv into the coconut oil

    2 Strain thoroughly. At this point I find the plant material irritates my stomach and adds a not so nice tinge to the high. Not all people feel this way. Some like to include the plant material because there is still a small amount of thc. Not worth it to me.

    3 Let the oil cool enough to handle safely and get it into the capsules. There's a few ways to do this. Get creative. I use the syringe method. Simple, easy, clean, efficient.

    4 Cap your capsules, let them cool down into a solid, and you're ready to go ;)



    Has anyone else done this with their abv?

    Try it out, I'd be curious to hear about other people's results.

    EDIT: Keep in mind this guide was written for people who are using regular bud, not abv bud. I like it better with regular bud, but abv still works. Just gotta take more caps.
     
  2. wem420

    wem420 Well-Known Member

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    Very intersting! would love to try that.
     
  3. lepstadder

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    i love these

    You can totally use good trim as well

    just powder(grind) it and dont strain it out works great
     
  4. AGBeer

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    Damn, I think I might have a use for my accumuating kif in the bottom of my grinder now.

    This would be GREAT for pain relief :)
     
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  5. digglover

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    I've done this using 1g of hash.
    Me and a buddy took 2 pills each (I used larger size pills then he recommended on the website) and it blasted me into the OD zone. In other words, I literally fell asleep I was so high.

    It definitely works well haha. I'm not sure how well itd work with ABV though...
     
  6. AGBeer

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    One thing I am going to be hugely curious about is the fact that I will be using VEGETABLE capsues as opposed to the GELATIN caps. They didnt have any gelatin caps at my local store so I got what was available. I know they will 'work' but I am a little concerned of them being broken down by the coco oil once I fill and cap them.

    Can anyone share an experience with veggie caps?
     
  7. lepstadder

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    I have heard that the veggie caps actually break down slower in the gut

    cant remember where i heard that though maybe mythbusters
     
  8. AGBeer

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    K, popped one and the half of one that was left from the bottom of the glass. I used '0' caps instead of the '00' caps so I may be getting a little 'less' than was suggested. Other than that, recipe was the same - 2g of hash, about .2-.3g of kif and 4 tsp of coco oil. Put em in the crock pot for a couple of hours and letem cook.

    Not too shabby for 1.5 of em. I think 1 will get you nicely mellowed and 3 or more will take you for a little bit of a ride. So far I am nicely mellowed and can easily maintain (not dumbed) just goofy.

    Me likey
     
  9. AGBeer

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    Okay - Edit and a bit of a follow up...

    I think I didnt cook my stuffs long enough cause these caps just arent as potent as I had hoped for. Gave a couple to my buddy and it got him mellow, but nothing exciting.

    I just ate 4 of em a couple of hours ago, and while I feel a little 'funny' I think my shot of swamp water took me WAYYYY stupider than this. I was having some doubts when I was cooking it. I dont think I left it at a high enough temp to make them active. Damn...
     
  10. digglover

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    I couldn't get mine to work the first time either using my stove.

    Get a cheap $20 crockpot. Stick in an eggcup with the oil and hash. Turn it on low and monitor the temperature. It should get right around the "green zone" and then you just leave it there until its done.

    Crockpots are the way to go.

    I can vouch for the potency of this recipe though when cooked correctly.
     
  11. panasonic

    panasonic Well-Known Member

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    Obvious question, but these take the same 45 min or so to kick in like any ingestion method?
     
  12. shags420

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    the vegetable caps will definitely take a lot longer to brake down. I would think that would add about 45 minutes to the time from ingestion to the time of blast off.
     
  13. AGBeer

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    That may have something to do with it, but I pretty much hung out all day and didnt feel much more than just a light goofiness. I plan to make good and damned sure that I cook the holy hell out of my next batch. I think I messed it up initially as I put water in the bottom of the crock pot (to keep it from getting 'too hot') It cooked like this (at low heat) for about an hour. I dumped the water and just put the cup in the crockpot for another 1-1.5 hours. When it congealed, the oil was a nice light greenish. Too bad this doesnt translate to potent caps in this batch :(
     
  14. MichMartin

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    I put the avb in a pot and put that in another bot with boiling water. Still very little effect.
    Very dissapointed. It has worked much better for me before when I have heated it just on the stove with olive oil. I must give a try with higher temps.
     
  15. AGBeer

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    Meh, I recooked the undone caps and popped 4 of em today. I cant really tell if Im baked from vaping earlier, or If I am comfortably stoned as a residual from these caps.

    I may try this again with some of my ABV or some of my killer buds. I just hate to use some of my medical strains for this kind of experimentation.
     
  16. Lo

    Lo Combustion free since '09 Staff Member

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    Anyone else done anymore experimenting with this idea lately??

    I just got some organic virgin coconut oil.... I'm thinking about giving this experiment a whirl :D
     
  17. jeffp

    jeffp psychonaut

    Yes, I'm intrigued as well. I love the effect of eating. Please post your experiences...
     
  18. AGBeer

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    Well, I had mixed results with my batch. Yes they worked, but for my high tolerance ass it took more.

    A buddy of mine who took just one said he was zooted for hours. Other 'smokers' said 2-3 got them right.

    For me it took like 4-5 to feel the effects. I might try it again sometime soon :)
     
  19. BcBud420

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    Well gave this ago tonight , took me forever to find the damn coconut oil , was to late for the health food stores and went to 3 big supermarkets and finally at the last one I managed to track some down :) . the gelatin 00 caps were simple to find called 2 pharmacies and only 1 had 00 size ones and only could sell me 30 for $3 .

    The cool thing is I explained to everyone I asked for help what I was using the oil and caps for and they wanted to know more and how to make it themselves lol I picked all the stoners lol well it's BC almost everyone is cool about it and or consumes themselves . but the little wrinkled Asian pharmacist I asked at one pharmacy said " nrow we not sell dem tings here for you mm no ok , I was like calm down Ms Swan before ya break into he looka like a man ! ok

    other than Ms swan the supply adventure was over and all that was left to do was cook it in the crock pot
    set it to low got a egg cup used 2 tbso of Coconut oil and 4.5 grams of ABV of all A grade buzzed it into powder first and it still had tons of keif ish crystal stuck in the lid , combined the mix in said egg cup and heated for about 90 mins came out real dark like used motor oil I filled 22 gel caps up just left the rest to harden up but I did not strain the oil out so the left over is just gonna be for a gift to someone , will report back on the effects when I find time to waste, er well be wasted for 4-10 hours

    anyone else tried this with ABV and have good results ? share your story!
     
  20. BcBud420

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    well these little babies were the life of the party tonight handed them out like candy and had one friend consume 6 and was couchlocked like mad all were drinking and combusting prior to me and my edible and vape arsenal but I had some great results from ABV caps.

    I'm going to try some bud next , but I don't know if I really should decarboxilize it or just cook it down with the coconut oil ? I'm going to do a 1/2 oz of bud in the next batch going to try and fill 100 caps

    funny thing is a friend of mine was so impressed he wanted to trade me cialis for these , I just handed him 3 more and said keep the doctor porkenheimers boner pills and he became the fireside seat he was planted in ahh good times .
     
  21. BcBud420

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    just a wee update , the friend of mine that consumed 6 of these little babies was very impressed said he still felt baked for the rest of the weekend a kind of good hangover . I was told to try and make them stronger next time using fresh , but after knowing the ABV worked this well I don't think I need to do it with the fresh stuff.
     
  22. AGBeer

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    If its fresh - yes, most definitely.
    ABV has already been decarboxyized during the vaping process.
     
  23. Furiouslyfapping

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    I tried this, pretty pleased with the results actually. I made about 45 with what used to be about an ounce of weed. I'm not sure how much an ounce translates to once it's been vaped but I'm going to assume somwhere around 20 grams. Anyways, what I did was I put my coconut oil mixture in a glass mason jar (absolutely no smell) and put it into my 'Little Dipper' Pot Crock :lol: for about 4 hours then strained it with cheese cloth. I ground up the bud really fine (with a Black n' Decker coffee grinder) so a lot of particles got through but the oil in the capsules (after cooling) are a nice green color.

    The results were awesome. I started with what I thought was to be a small dose - 2 capsules.
    I've never been so high (although I vaped a bowl when I felt the effects coming on.) The result of the night was followed by partying and hash smoking and it was a great fucking time.

    I gave a friend 2 capsules and he became a drone for a while. I also gave a buddy two but he didn't get very high. I honestly think that eating on an empty stomach was the difference here - when I tried those pills again I didn't feel very high but I had them after my meal as opposed to before when I ate about an hour and a half after when the munchies attacked.

    Next time I try these I'm going to take two with some mighty mango naked juice to start my day.
     
  24. herbgirl

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    I tried the above linked recipe a few nights ago. took three on an empty stomach and meh. maybe i'm feeling a little something, but not like some people have. I'm thinking i didn't cook it hot enough/long enough in the double boiler. my crockpot tends to run hot so i'm afraid to use it for this.

    or is it really that my tolerance is that high? yikes. :o
    will try with some more fresh when i have some to spare, but a few grams of ABV will definitely be finding their way into some capsules soon.

    I use these capsules for all sorts of things, mostly capping my own bee pollen and custom herbal blends. vitacost has 1000 size 00 for like 11 bucks. i have the filler, but only find it useful for powders. I have a dental tool type thing that i used to stuff the individual caps with this oil mixture after it has hardened in the fridge and blended until malleable.
    for those of you who experience stomach upset with these, you may want to consider mixing in an herb that has stomach soothing properties, marshmallow root comes to mind, but chamomile, mint or slippery elm bark would all work as well.
     
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  25. wolf torn

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    Ok let me first say


    THANK YOU!!!


    second


    I went to vitamin store yesterday and got coconut oil and capsules


    I thought to myself

    HEY NOW this is a sick idea

    now

    I decide to use keif because my coffee grinder collects it like no ones business. So I grinded up some bud and got .4 grams of keif

    that was enough for me, very low dose wanted

    Now after everything was said and done i ended up with around 38 capsules with about .01 grams of keif in each


    VERY LOW DOSE

    but MAN!!! WOW

    haha, I wanted these for work. I figured the kief would produce a very energetic buzz and wow was it!!

    I took one at 7:30 AM when I woke up

    Work at 9 feel GREAT!!!

    Kept going up and up!!

    Now at 11:30 I took number 2.

    And that was it for the day

    At lunch I took a power nap around 1ish and woke up so fucking buzzing ahhh



    So ya, def figured out my new work solution. I have never felt so energetic, never been able focus so well. Unreal.




    So the bottom line is I now have real easy medication, in pill form, ready to go. Eat a little something when you take it, gets the stomach going.

    .02grams of Kief kept my buzzing ALL day! I was going through .1 of bud in the LB, not anymore!!
     

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