Cannabinoids medicinal qualities have been always quite helpful for mankind since centuries. It has been used for treating many ailments related to physical as well as mental issues. Hence, using the components of Cannabis for skin care isn’t a surprise. The cannabis salve is commonly used to take care of skin in healthy and safe way. The best beneficial feature of Cannabis Salve is that it can be made by its users as well.
About Cannabis salve:
Salve in simple terms means cream or balm. However, unlike cream salve consists of ingredients having medicinal value. It is usually in a semisolid solution applied on skin or outer mucous membrane. The cream prepared from the extract of the cannabis plant is to apply for pain relief, to cure skin infection, inflammation and even as a soothing disinfectant cream for wounds.
How do Cannabis salve work the wonders?
Cannabis plants have a lot of active beneficial compounds. The cannabinoid commonly known as CBD is the main component associated with good advantageous qualities of Cannabis. It has analgesic and anti-inflammatory goodness has worked wonders to cure many ailments. Its positive effect on skin on cellular level is the prime reason for Cannabis salve being quite popular in skin care products market.
CBD is present in the oil base of the salve supported by lipids. When salve is applied on the skin of its applier, the cannabinoids in it are able to reach the cell membranes and able to have its healing effects realised in cellular levels. That is the reason, it is best to fade away acnes, eczema and even psoriasis. As it is applied directly, the relief is realised fast and in safe way.
Easy way to make the Cannabis salve:
- The ingredients needed are
- 10g of cannabis well dried and grounded in to powder (best to buy CBD rich cannabis).
- One and half cup of pure coconut oil.
- One by third cup of beewax.
- Small proportions of essential oil for flavouring if required.
- Baking sheet, saucepan, large jar, fine mesh sieve or cheese cloth.
- You need to decarboxylate the cannabis at first, thus preheat your oven at 116 degree.
- You need to spread the cannabis on the baking sheet and bake them in the preheated oven for thirty minutes.
- While the cannabis is baking, in saucepan heat the coconut oil stirring continuously.
- Then add the cannabis in the oil, keep the flame quite low and go on stirring the mixture continuously till twenty minutes.
- Afterwards filter the mixture using cheese cloth into the jar.
- In the same saucepan add beewax and melt it and finally after melting pour the prepared mixture in it and mix well.
- You can add few drops of essential oil for fragrance and stir well
- Lastly remove the pan from the heat, let it cool and pour the mixture in containers.
This way, you can prepare your cannabis cream at home easily.