If you’re a lover of cannabis edibles, making cannabutter is an absolute must-know. Cannabutter, as its name suggests is cannabis-infused butter. It doesn’t have to be butter — it can be coconut oil, too. Making this baseline ingredient means you can then use your cannabis-infused butter to bake brownies, cakes, muffins… the possibilities are infinite.

What else is super cool about making your own cannabutter?

It means you can make edibles with your favourite strains all the time. You don’t have to wait for your favourite edibles brand to make a gummy with your favourite strain. You can make cannabutter with buds from the dispensary and make your own edibles at home!

P.S. There’s a few steps involved but it’s not that hard. And once you get the hang of it, it’ll be just like baking cookies!

Step 1: Decarboxylate your weed.

Decarboxylation is a very important part of making cannabutter. At least it is if you want your edibles to be psychoactive and contain as much THC as possible. Decarboxylation is essentially just a process of heating your buds in the oven. It’s important because if THC doesn’t go through these chemical changes under heated conditions, it’s not psychoactive.

We have full how-to on how to decarboxylate your weed here.

Step 2: Deciding how much weed should go in the butter.

A woman weighs cannabis in preparation for cannabis baking and making cannabutter

Making cannabutter at home means you’ll never have perfect dosing calculated out. But you can get a rough idea. And the easiest way to get a rough idea is to keep the ratios balanced. For example, if you want to make 1 cup of cannabutter, also use 1 cup of roughly chopped weed — not ground to a powder. 1 cup of cannabis should equate to around 7-10 grams. 

If you use this method, you’ll always know how many grams are in 1 cup of butter. And it doesn’t matter how much butter you use in any recipe, you’ll always know how to get a rough idea of the amount of weed in there. For example, if you use ½ cup to bake something, you’ll know there’s around 3.5-5g in your batch. That lets you guesstimate the amount in each dose.

This also lets you make as much cannabutter as you like. If you want to make 2 or 3 cups, simply use 2 or 3 cups of weed. There will still always be 1 cup of weed to each cup of butter.

Step 3: Make the cannabutter.

Okay — this is where the fun starts. There are three ways to make the cannabutter depending on what machinery you have in your kitchen:

  1. On the stovetop in a saucepan
  2. In a slow cooker
  3. In a Magic Butter machine

Most of us have access to a stovetop and a saucepan, so we’ve got detailed instructions for this. We’ll also give instructions on how to make cannabutter in a slow cooker for those who have one. For those with a Magic Butter machine, it’s really self explanatory. Just put it on the lowest temperature and put it on the “butter” setting.

Also, if you have dietary requirements that prevent you from eating butter, you can always replace butter with coconut oil. Many vegan and lactose-free recipes use coconut oil as a replacement for butter, and you can infuse the cannabis buds into that, too! Then you can get baking away — but without butter!

Stovetop instructions.

Sticks of freshly cooked cannabutter
  1. Assuming you have decarboxylated your cannabis buds, grind them coarsely in a grinder.
  2. Measure and weigh 1 cup of coarsely ground weed. This is what your whole batch of cannabutter will contain.
  3. Measure and weigh 1 cup of butter (225g). 
  4. Put the butter in a saucepan on low heat with 1 cup of water and allow the butter to melt. The water helps to prevent the butter from scorching. Mix.
  5. Add your ground buds to the butter and stir in, ensuring all the buds are covered in butter.
  6. Never allow the mixture to boil. It should simmer slowly for the next 2-3 hours. Stir it constantly to prevent scorching. 
  7. After 2-3 hours, strain the butter and discard the buds.
  8. Refrigerate. If any water remains in the butter, it must be drained out of the container by carving through the butter. Best if the butter is then transferred to a dry container.

Slow cooker instructions.

  1. Repeat steps 1-3 for stovetop instructions.
  2. Turn your slow cooker on to the lowest heat setting. The temperature shouldn’t exceed 100℃ otherwise there’s the treat of cannabinoids being damaged.
  3. If you want, you can add a little bit of water to prevent your butter from scorching.
  4. Put the butter and the cannabis buds in the slow cooker. Stir it occasionally.
  5. Turn it off after 3 hours. When it’s safe, strain the butter and discard the buds.
  6. Refrigerate it. If any water remains in the butter, it can be drained out of the container by carving through the butter. It is best if the butter is then transferred to a dry container.

Step 4: Using your cannabutter.

A cannabis pumpkin pie next to a tea towel that warns that the food has weed in it.

Now that you’ve made cannabutter, you can use it as a replacement anywhere you see butter in a recipe. Now, that recipe has just become a cannabis-infused recipe! If you made cannabis-infused coconut oil, then simply use that anywhere the recipe calls for coconut oil. Treat it like the simple ingredient of butter, but eat it as though it’s loaded with THC.

We often share recipes for a wide range of delicious things on the blog. Be sure to stay updated for other delicious ways to use your cannabutter.

Have you made cannabutter before? What did you make with it? We’d love to hear your stories in the comments!

A soothing golden smoothie that delivers the final flavours of summer.

A passionate and creative Latinx based in Toronto, Jen Marsil embodies health & wellness. She is a creator, a writer and cannabis enthusiast who enjoys adventures both in literature and in the real world. Her mission: to introduce you to a different vision of what it means to be healthy — while reminding us that it doesn’t always have to be bland. Check her out @j_marsil:

Different season, different ingredients.

As the weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter, I felt like I needed a pick me up. Something different from my regular green smoothies. I wanted to do something bright and fun but also still have the added benefit of my regular smoothies.

So today I present you with the soothing mellow smoothie: a light yellow protein-filled smoothie packed with anti-oxidants to help relieve indigestion and inflammation that’s packed with antioxidants — all with the added anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, analgesic (pain-killing), immune-modulating benefits of Twisted Extracts’ CBD tinctures.

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Why add CBD to this smoothie recipe?

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CBD has been an integral part of my smoothies because of the calming effects and relief it gives me, soothing my stomach and calming nausea. This simple smoothie allows me to manage my symptoms and still give me the boost of energy I need to get things done throughout the day.

The “Soothing Mellow Yellow” smoothie recipe.

A smoothie with anti-inflammatory and digestive powers. The tangy mango and pineapple, warming turmeric, and refreshing orange combination in this satisfying smoothie really starts the day off right.

Total time 5 minutes


20 mg CBD Tincture
1 cup Mango
1 cup Pineapple
1 Avocado 
1 tbsp Flax Seeds
1tbsp Chia Seeds
2 Bananas
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1/2 cup Coconut Yogurt
2 Freshly Squeezed Oranges
1 tbsp Honey Garnish 


Blend on high. Sip in bliss.

Hope you all enjoy! Let me know what you think in the comments below. 👇🏽

In a year like 2020, it’s almost possible to forget that the festive season is beginning. But there’s never been a better year to celebrate than this one as the globe begins to emerge out of the murky waters that 2020 has been. Rightly appropriate, the next big holiday is Halloween which puts a colourful spin on all the things that scare us.

Your Halloween party can be that much more fun if you’ve got some delicious cannabis-infused Halloween treats to share with your friends. It’ll be like trick or treating, except the only trick will be having to prevent yourself from eating too many!

If you wanted to make trick or treating really fun, you could mix up your cannabis treats with your non-cannabis treats and let the eating be an adventure. But we don’t recommend that unless you’re having a party full of very seasoned cannabis users. Not knowing how much you’re taking or whether or not your treat has cannabis in it would be extremely overwhelming for someone who had never used cannabis before.

In either case, keep your Halloween party friendly and fun this year with some of the recipes we’ve compiled for delicious, cannabis-infused, Halloween-themed tasties.

THC-infused pumpkin spice latte.

A freshly prepared pumpkin spice latte

There will never be a more festive or more warming way to start a cold Halloween’s day. While the kids are getting their outfits on ready for trick or treating, someone definitely needs to be in the kitchen preparing a THC-infused pumpkin spice latte. 

This recipe makes two pumpkin spice lattes. We recommend using a THC-rich cannabis oil such as our 500mg THC tincture or if you like a little CBD with your THC, you can also use our 1:1 500mg Halley’s Comet tincture (contains equal parts of THC and CBD). Alternatively, you could decarboxylate your favourite hash and then powder it and put it in the latte, but that’s a lot more work.

For this recipe, you’ll need:

  • If you’re using either of the 500mg tinctures mentioned above, we recommend using 2-4 ml (with 2ml, there will be 25mg cannabinoids in each latte, with 4ml, there will be 50mg cannabinoids in each latte). Otherwise, use your preferred dose of tincture
  • 2 cups of milk (your preference whether it’s dairy or non-dairy)
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 1-3 tablespoons of sugar or another sweetener of your choice, depending on your preference for sweetness
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • ½ tablespoon pumpkin pie spice, plus a little more for garnish
  • ½ cup hot coffee
  • Whipped cream to serve (optional)

The method:

  1. Add the milk, pumpkin puree and sugar to a small saucepan over medium heat. Make it hot but be sure not to boil.
  2. Remove from the saucepan and whisk in the coffee, pumpkin spice, and vanilla essence. 
  3. Add the cannabinoid tincture.
  4. Add whipped cream and extra pumpkin spice if your taste buds desire.

Creepy cannabis Halloween finger biscuits.

Creepy Halloween Finger Biscuits

Okay — the pumpkin spice latte is very PG rated. If you want something a little more creepy to put out at the party, we highly recommend these Halloween Finger Biscuits by Cheri Sicard. Aesthetically, they definitely fit the bill for Halloween, and they’re also full of your favourite strain of cannabis, so that’s also fun!

This recipe requires you to do some cannabis processing in your kitchen. Your favourite buds need to be decarboxylated and then turned into cannabutter if you want to include them in this recipe. We have a detailed guide on cannabis decarboxylation to help you with that part of the process (don’t worry, it’s much easier than it sounds).

For this recipe, you need ½ cup of cannabutter. We recommend infusing ½ ounce into 1 cup or 1 ounce into 2 cups of butter so that you have some to use next time! Then, you simply need to use ½ cup of your final cannabutter in this recipe. To make cannabutter, put your decarboxylated cannabis in the butter and allow it to simmer in a double boiler or in a magic butter machine for at least 6 hours. Don’t let the butter boil.

This recipe uses ¼ ounce of cannabis to ½ cup of butter. IF you want to make more cannabutter to keep for the future, you can put a whole ounce into 2 cups of butter and store the unused cup in the freezer. If you use this method, each of your biscuits should contain ~20mg THC. 

For this recipe, you’ll need:

  • 1 teaspoon red and/or green food colouring
  • 30 whole blanched almonds
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ cup cannabutter
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ⅓ cup all purpose flour
  • 1-2 tablespoons Nutella or your favourite choc-hazelnut spread

The method:

  1. First, preheat the oven to 180℃ (350℉). Prepare two large baking trays with either baking paper or grease them.
  2. Place food coloring in a small bowl. Use a paintbrush to color one side of each almond. Set aside to dry.
  3. Separate 1 egg, set white aside. In a small bowl, whisk together one whole egg plus the egg yolk you just separated. Whisk in the almond extract. Set aside.
  4. Using an electric mixer, beat together cannabutter, granulated sugar and powdered sugars until they are fluffy.
  5. Beat the egg mixture into the cannabutter/sugar mixture.
  6. Mix in salt and flour until just combined. The dough will be soft. Dive two into two pieces, place each dough on a piece of plastic wrap, flatten into a disc, wrap and chill for 20 to 30 minutes.
  7. Divide each dough into 15 pieces. Roll each into a finger shape – makes these thinner than you think you need them to be as the dough will expand when baking. Pinch dough in two places to form the knuckles and score each knuckle lightly with a knife. Place on prepared baking sheets.
  8. Brush cookies lightly with the separated egg white. Press an almond “fingernail” into the end of each cookie.
  9. Bake for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  10. If the almonds fall off the finger, use nutella to stick them back on. You can also use nutella and spread them over the biscuits to give them a “dirty” and “creepy” look.
  11. If you’re feeling creative, apply some of the leftover red food colouring to the bottom of the finger, giving it the effect that it’s just been cut off.

The easiest, creepiest, cannabis eyeball cake pops.

Cannabis Eyeball Cake Pops

This is another easy, creepy recipe that you can use to decorate the table at your Halloween party. Weird eyeballs sticking out of a pumpkin? Sounds perfectly appropriate for Halloween. These guys are super easy to make — absolutely no baking required.

There are a couple of ways you can add cannabis to this recipe, depending on the flavours you like:

This recipe will show you how to make these cannabis eyeball cake pops with either of the two products listed above. This recipe makes 10 cake pops. 

For this recipe, you’ll need:

  • 1 bag THC Cara-Melts for 8mg THC per cake pop, 2 bags THC Cara-Melts for 16mg THC per cake pop. If you’re using the tincture, you’ll need 5 ml to get 12.5mg THC per cake pop. 
  • 100g Madeira cake
  • 100g oreo cookies
  • 80g of milk chocolate, melted (if using THC Cara-Melts), or 100g milk chocolate, melted (if using THC tincture)
  • 200g white chocolate, melted
  • A few smarties (you’ll use these to create eyes)
  • Icing pens for decoration
  • Wooden skewers to use as the stick, and a small butternut pumpkin cut in half to use as the serving suggestion.

The method:

  1. Break the Madeira cake and the Oreo cookies into small pieces into the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Over the stove, using a double boiler method (please don’t do this in the microwave as chocolate burns easily in the microwave), begin to gently melt the milk chocolate.
  3. This is where you add your cannabis product. If you’re using the THC Cara-Melts, add them to the chocolate as it’s melting and allow them to melt with the chocolate. If you’re using the tincture, add it once the chocolate has melted and is removed from the stove. Mix well.
  4. Pour the melted chocolate into your food processor along with the Madeira cake and Oreo cookies. Whizz until it’s combined.
  5. Tip the mixture into a bowl. You should have something like a dough that you can roll up into walnut-sized balls. After rolling them up, chill them for at least 2 hours or until they are pretty firm.
  6. After chilling, push a skewer into each cake ball.
  7. Using a double boiler method, melt the white chocolate.
  8. Using a spoon or simply by dipping the balls in the chocolate, cover each ball in chocolate and then stick it into the butternut pumpkin so that it can stand up.
  9. While wet, add a smartie to each cake pop. Chill again until the white chocolate has hardened.
  10. Using the icing pens, add a pupil to the smartie and create squiggly red lines to give the effect of an eyeball.

Have a cannabis friendly Halloween!

Skeletons celebrate Halloween at a party

We hope you enjoyed these awesome cannabis-friendly Halloween recipe ideas. They really are the perfect way to start and end a fun-filled Halloween with friends. To all the cannabis connoisseurs out there — please be mindful not to leave these delicious sweet treats lying around children. They look delicious, they are delicious, and a child could easily eat one not knowing that it is definitely not for them. On that note, make sure your pets don’t get to them either.

Keep the fun friendly and sensible by keeping our furry companions and our little people in mind. Other than that — grown ups can have fun too!

Did you try any of our cannabis-infused Halloween recipes? Were they a hit at your party? We’d love to hear from you in the comments!

There’s definitely no shortage of cannabis tincture on the cannabis market. But sometimes, your favourite strain isn’t available in tincture form. That’s when you can step in, play chemist and make your very own cannabis tincture with your favourite strains. You can do it with just the tools you have in your kitchen and your favourite strain of cannabis. Let’s get cooking.

All of the wannabe chemists, alchemists and medicine people — this article is for you. I know you’re eager to get into your makeshift apothecary and make things fizzle and smoke. Unfortunately, it’s not that dramatic, but it certainly feels that exciting to make your own cannabis tincture.

Making your own cannabis tincture really does make you feel like a long lost traditional healer. But more than that, it gives you the chance to make tinctures out of your favourite strains, which can sometimes be hard to find.

We definitely advocate oral consumption of cannabis over smoking — especially if you use cannabis regularly. Making your own tincture means you don’t have to give up using your favourite strains just because you want to switch to oral consumption.

In this guide, you’re going to learn how to make two kinds of cannabis tincture: oil-based tinctures and ethanol-based tinctures. Some flexibility in solvents also gives you the chance to make a whole variety of different products with your final extract.

Let’s get started by checking out some of the ways you can use your homemade tincture.

What can you do with homemade cannabis tincture?

A mortar and pestle containing herbs for preparation

It’s important to recognize that your tinctures, though they will be awesome and effective, will likely not reach the levels of purity and potency as commercial tinctures. Without sophisticated extraction equipment, you won’t be able to extract the volume of cannabinoids that you might typically see on a tincture bottle in the dispensary.

But that doesn’t mean your tincture won’t be great — it’s just something to think about when it comes to dosing and the reason that you’re using cannabis.

Depending on the kind of tincture you make, you’ll be able to use it in a number of ways including:

  • Just take it orally, under the tongue
  • Mix it into juices and use it in food
  • Use it to make homemade cannabis topicals
  • Use it to make chocolates, gummies, and hard candies

Essentially, your home-made cannabis tincture can be used to add cannabis to virtually any kind of product you want to make. 

Choosing a solvent for your cannabis tincture.

Woman filling jar with ethanol solvent and herbs.

Before you get started, you have to understand what kind of cannabis tincture you want to make. Would you like it to be oil-based or would you like it to be ethanol-based? Cannabinoids aren’t water-soluble, which means you have to choose something fatty (such as fractionated coconut oil) or you have to go with alcohol.

Which one you choose will depend on what you want to use your tincture for and what kind of materials you have around the house to help you with extraction. 

With an oil-based cannabis tincture, you can make:

  • Cannabis balms
  • Cannabis oil (for oral consumption)
  • Soft candies such as gummies
  • Chocolate

With an ethanol-based tincture, you can make:

  • Cannabis creams
  • Hard candies such as lollipops
  • Chocolate
  • Cannabis tincture (for oral consumption)

We will also be talking about the ways that you can convert an ethanol-based tincture into cannabis oil, but without the right equipment, this won’t be entirely possible.

How to make your own cannabis tincture

Now it’s time to get preparing! I’m going to share two methods of making cannabis tincture with you. I’ll also share how you can convert your ethanol tincture into a very, very potent cannabis oil — if you’ve got the right equipment lying around! 

Making oil-based cannabis tincture

Cannabis oil bottle with pipette and cannabis leaves

As previously mentioned, cannabinoids are soluble in oil. Naturally, this makes oil a very good solvent for cannabis. The oil you choose is entirely up to you, but I encourage you to choose an oil that helps to serve the purpose of your tincture. If you’ll be using it orally, choose an oil that is good for your body such as hemp seed oil or olive oil. If you’ll be using it topically, choose an oil that’s great for the skin such as MCT oil. 

If your oil is a liquid at room temperature, you could simply put your buds in a jar, immerse them in oil, and let them sit for 4-6 weeks. However, I know that most of us are less patient than that. Plus, using the following technique, you’ll be able to make it even more potent.

What you’ll need:

  • Your favourite strain of cannabis (remember to choose something that isn’t easy to find in tincture form) 
  • A Magic Butter machine or a form of double boiler
  • Your chosen oil
  • A cheesecloth
  • A jar or bottle to keep your cannabis oil tincture

A note before starting:

The volume of oil you choose is going to depend on how much cannabis you want to extract. I suggest starting with a small volume of oil so that you can potentiate it, instead of having a very large volume of not-so-potent oil. If you’d like your final volume to be about 100 mL, your starting amount should be around 200-250 mL.

Time needed: Approximately 4-6 hours

Decarboxylate your cannabis

The first step in any cannabis product preparation is decarboxylation. If you don’t know how to decarboxylate cannabis, you can check out our comprehensive guide here.

Grind your decarboxylated weed into a powder

Put a small amount of it in your double boiler or Magic Butter machine

Add the oil until you have used your entire starting amount.

Slowly add more ground cannabis, but stop before there’s no longer enough oil to submerge it all

If there’s unused cannabis, it’s fine. You can use it to potentiate your oil after the initial extraction.

Turn on the double boiler or Magic Butter machine

If using a double boiler, use low heat, as applying too much heat to oil will degrade it. You absolutely do not want the oil to boil. If you’re using a Magic Butter machine, proceed — you pretty much can’t fudge that one. Be sure to choose the lowest temperature setting.

Allow the cannabis to infuse into the oil for at least one hour, and for up to two hours

Strain your oil into a jar using the cheesecloth and squeeze out all the remaining oil. Measure the volume of oil you have.

If your oil volume requires a small top-up, do so now. Then, add the already-infused oil back into the double boiler with more cannabis, and repeat the process.

This is how you potentiate your oil. Do not repeat the process more than 3 times with the same solvent.

Using your cannabis oil

Now – be sensible about how you dose up. If you know you’ve extracted roughly an ounce into 200 mL of oil, and it usually takes you around 3-4 weeks to consume an ounce of cannabis, then you probably don’t need to use more than 50 mL a week. It might take some time to readjust to using a homemade tincture, but it won’t take long to figure out your dose.

Making ethanol-based tincture

Jar of cannabis oil displayed with hempseeds and cannabis leaf.

You can actually make cannabis oil out of an ethanol extract if you have the right equipment at home. If not, that’s also okay, your tincture will still be fine to use as it is. In this part, you’ll learn to make an ethanol-based cannabis tincture and you’ll also learn how to reduce that into a potent cannabis oil.

What you’ll need

  • Food grade alcohol (the higher the ethanol content, the better. I recommend Spyritus Rectified Spirit 95%)
  • A mason jar
  • A funnel and a coffee filter
  • A large glass jar
  • Your favourite strain of cannabis

A note before starting:

There’s a lot of contention about how long the buds need to be in the ethanol before it’s considered “extracted”. Typically, people are interested in extracting cannabinoids, which dissolve in ethanol very quickly. In herbal medicine, we’re interested in the whole plant, and even chlorophyll has its health benefits. Therefore, we don’t mind macerating the buds in ethanol for longer and extracting the whole phytochemical profile.

Time needed: Approximately 2 weeks

  1. You must first decarboxylate your cannabis
    If you don’t know how, refer to our decarboxylation guide.
  2. Grind your cannabis into a powder and put it in the large glass jar
  3. Cover the buds until they are completely submerged in ethanol
  4. Stir the solution very well, close the jar, and give it a good shake
  5. Leave it somewhere cool and dark to macerate for at least 2 weeks
    Under the sink, in a closet, or in the pantry are great places to keep your macerating tincture. The most important thing is that it isn’t exposed to sunlight or heat.
  6. After you’ve left the jar to macerate for long enough, it’s time to strain your solution
    Using the coffee filter, filter the solution to collect all of the plant material. You can discard the plant material.

If you don’t have a rice cooker sitting around at home that can be used with the lid open, this is where your extraction ends. Those with a rice cooker can reduce their tincture into something more potent.

  1. Pour your solution into your rice cooker and put it on the lowest temperature setting
    If the temperature ever exceeds 150 ℃, your cannabinoids will begin to vapourize. So it is essential that the rice cooker is functioning properly and is set to a temperature between 80 and 100  ℃.
  2. Ensure that the room is well ventilated or the rice cooker is hooked up next to an open window
    You will be producing ethanol vapour, which is toxic. So make sure it has a window to blow out of.
  3. As your cooker heats up, your solution will begin to boil and ethanol will evaporate
    It’s entirely up to you how long you let this go on for. You can reduce your tincture to 100 mL, or you can keep reducing it until all you have left is an oily residue at the bottom of your rice cooker. 

Enjoy your homemade cannabis tincture.

Making cannabis tincture at home is a great way to get a tincture out of your favourite cannabis strains. It’s not always that easy to find tincture made out of your favourite strains, so this allows you to. Your homemade tincture might not be as pure or potent as commercial brands, but it’ll be filled with your favourite strain nonetheless!

Don’t be too disappointed if your first experiment isn’t perfect. Chemical extraction is a whole universe that takes time to master. Enjoy the process most importantly, and remember to make a lot of delicious things with your homemade tincture.

Have you made your own cannabis tincture before? How was it, and did you use it to make other things? We’d love to hear from you in the comments!

CBD isolate made its way into the cannabis market with somewhat of an… anticlimax. Originally, CBD isolate (and THC isolate) paved the way for highly accurate pharmaceutical cannabis formulations. For example, cannabinoid isolates make it possible for companies like GW Pharmaceuticals to manufacture products like Sativex. Essentially, it allows for very exact formulations and cannabinoid ratios.

But dispensaries also stock CBD isolate, and there are a lot of people who have no idea how to use it. It doesn’t really make taking CBD any easier — you’d need to have a really sensitive kitchen scale to measure out doses of CBD isolate. Most kitchen scales can precision measure a minimum of 100 mg.

While CBD isolate doesn’t necessarily make it easy to dose straight out of the container, it is a perfect base ingredient for making DIY CBD products. It’s also much more versatile than using ready-made CBD oils as it gives you complete freedom when it comes to the concentration of your homemade product.

So — basically — yes, there are 101 things you can do with CBD isolate. Naturally, there isn’t enough word-space in this article to cover them all. But here are 5 fun DIY CBD products you can make with CBD isolate.

1. CBD-infused lip balm

Lips painted with coloured lip balm, and golden teeth.

Whether you get sore, dry, and cracked lips, or whether you just want something indulgent to use throughout Spring and Summer, this all-natural CBD-infused lip balm should get your lips smacking.

Aside from being way cheaper to make than to buy in stores, you can also make this lip balm in batches — which means you can give them away as gifts. 

This is the kind of lip balm that goes into cute little containers that you use with your finger. It’s harder to find the stick type (unless you buy them wholesale). It’s much easier to find little lip balm containers in home stores, cosmetic stores, or even the pharmacy.

This recipe makes roughly 15 tiny lip balm containers.

What you’ll need to make CBD-infused lip balm:

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon beeswax
  • 2 tablespoons shea butter
  • 10 – 15 drops essential oil of your choice
  • 500 mg CBD isolate (this is half a 1000 mg container)
  • Lip balm containers
  • A pipette

The method:

  1. Create a double boiler by putting a small saucepan or pyrex measuring glass inside another small saucepan half-filled with water.
  2. Melt the beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter in the double boiler until it’s all turned to liquid.
  3. Remove your oil/wax mix from the saucepan and continue stirring it while it cools down a little. 
  4. Once your mix has cooled slightly, but is still liquid, add your CBD isolate. Continue mixing until it is completely dissolved.
  5. Add the essential oil of your choice. Mix in well.
  6. Using the pipette, fill your little lip balm jars. Allow to cool with the lid off, at room temperature.

Now, to add a little spruce to your jars, you can design a cute label. You can even write the ingredients. Then distribute lovingly to your friends and family.

2. CBD-infused honey

A jar of homemade CBD honey

This is one of the coolest and easiest recipes in the world. If you love to put a teaspoon of honey in your tea or spread it on toast, CBD-infused honey is the easiest way to get a daily dose.

Did we mention that it’s really easy?

It’s so easy that if you want to add some complexities, it’s still easy. For example, you can add rose petals or lavender to this honey to give it an extra level of artistry. 

For plain CBD-infused honey

To make CBD-infused honey, create a double boiler. As the honey warms and melts, add your chosen amount of CBD isolate and mix until it is completely dissolved. Then put your honey back in the jar and let it cool!

For extra artistic CBD-infused honey

If you want to add lavender or rose petals, use the following method:

  1. Add one jar of honey to a double boiler.
  2. When it melts, add 2 – 4 tablespoons of your chosen flower (or half of each).
  3. Allow to simmer on low heat in the double boiler for up to 2 hours.
  4. Strain your mixture and press the flowers to release all of the honey.
  5. While your mixture is still hot, add your desired amount of CBD isolate and stir until it is completely dissolved.
  6. Allow your honey to cool. 

3. CBD-infused dog treats

A bowl filled with CBD-infused dog treats.

If it wasn’t already fun enough making CBD-infused treats for humans, it will be extra fun making them for your furry companion.

Remember — animals are much more sensitive to CBD than humans, given their tiny bodies and high-functioning endocannabinoid systems. So measurements and dosing are really important for this recipe.

To make things easier, you should first dissolve your CBD isolate in coconut oil. Here’s the method:

  1. Measure 8 tablespoons of coconut oil.
  2. Using a double boiler, melt the coconut oil until it is a liquid.
  3. Add 1 gram of CBD isolate to your melted coconut oil and stir until it is completely dissolved.
  4. Remove from heat and store your CBD-infused coconut oil in a clean, sterilized container.

Now – for making the dog treats, you’re only going to need 1 tablespoon of your CBD-infused coconut oil. That means each batch of dog treats contains ⅛ gram of CBD (or 125 mg). This recipe makes a total of 15 treats. Each one contains 8mg of CBD.

What you’ll need to make CBD-infused dog treats

  • 1 tablespoon CBD-infused coconut oil (that you prepared earlier)
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • ¼ cup peanut butter

The method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 160℃ (325 ℉).
  2. Put your oats in a food processer and pulse until it has a light, powdery texture. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the mashed banana, peanut butter, and CBD-infused coconut oil.
  4. Stir in your oat flour and knead until you have a soft dough. 
  5. Lightly dust a surface with flour and using your hands, make a ¼ inch thick circle with your dough
  6. Using a 2 inch cookie cutter, cut your dough into 15, 2 inch treats.
  7. Put on a tray and bake in the oven for 20 – 25 minutes or until golden.

Every time your furry companion needs a little bit of extra support, you can gift them with one of your homemade CBD-infused dog treats.

4. CBD-infused gummy bears

A bowl of homemade gummy bears.

Everybody wants to learn to make a CBD-infused treat that isn’t brownies, right? And again, this recipe only requires half a gram of CBD isolate, so you’ll still have half a gram left for other DIY endeavours. 

CBD-infused gummy bears are a fun way to get CBD into your body, and of course, they’re heaps of fun to make. You have complete freedom over your flavour and colour choices. And of course, you’ll also have the ultimate say when it comes to the CBD dose.

This recipe makes a total of 50 gummies, each with 10 mg CBD isolate. You can scale this up or down, depending on how powerful you want them to be. To calculate a suitable CBD dose, you simply have to divide the total amount of CBD isolate used in the recipe by 50. If you decide to use 1000 mg CBD isolate, each gummy will contain 20 mg. If you decide to use 2000 mg CBD isolate, you’ll end up with gummies that each contain 40 mg CBD. If you decide to use 250 mg CBD isolate, each gummy will contain 5 mg of CBD.

What you’ll need to make CBD-infused gummy bears

  • 500 mg CBD isolate (using the method above, you can choose any amount)
  • A gummy bear mold
  • ½ cup pureed fruit of your choice
  • ½ cup distilled water
  • 8 teaspoons unflavoured gelatin
  • A pipette

The method:

  1. If you haven’t done it already, puree the fruit you wish to use in a food processor or with an immersion blender until it’s completely smooth.
  2. Pour water into a small saucepan and place it on the stove without heat. Sprinkle the gelatin evenly over the water and set aside for 2 minutes. Do not mix, stir, or apply heat.
  3. After 2 minutes, start stirring the gelatin mixture. It will be very thick at this stage. Turn the stove on to low-medium heat.
  4. Continue stirring until the mixture has become liquefied.
  5. Pour liquefied gelatin mixture into your pureed fruit and mix well.
  6. Add CBD isolate and continue mixing until everything is well integrated.
  7. Working fast, use a pipette to fill your gummy molds.
  8. Place them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes

Don’t forget that the total number of gummies you yield divided by the amount of CBD isolate you used is your dose per gummy. Enjoy the taste of home-made, CBD goodness.

5. CBD-infused pain ointment

A jar of herbal ointment arranged with flowers.

Of all the cool things you can do with CBD isolate, this recipe is the most elaborate. This recipe doesn’t just rely on CBD as the analgesic component of this pain ointment. It also includes ginger essential oil and St John’s Wort infused oil — which are all easy enough to acquire online. 

Ideally, this CBD-infused pain ointment would be used to treat neuralgia-style pain. Whether it’s neck, back, sciatic, or even arthritis-related, this pain ointment may relieve symptoms and provide some relief.

This recipe makes one 125-150 mL jar of ointment. 

What you’ll need to make CBD pain ointment:

  • 500 mg CBD isolate (half 1 gram container)
  • 28 g beeswax
  • 115 g St John’s Wort-infused oil
  • 10 – 20 drops ginger essential oil (depending on the potency and heat you want to achieve)

The method:

  1. In a double boiler, melt your beeswax until it is a liquid.
  2. Add the St John’s Wort-infused oil into your melted beeswax and stir until it is completely mixed.
  3. Add CBD isolate and stir until it is completely integrated.
  4. Remove your mixture from the double boiler and allow it to cool for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Once the mixture has cooled but is still a liquid, add ginger essential oil. Stir until combined.
  6. Pour the mixture into jars.

You can apply this salve to any part of the body experiencing nerve pain. Because this is a salve, it isn’t suitable to use on burns or open wounds. It should just be used on healthy skin, where the pain is nerve or muscle related.

If CBD isolate didn’t seem like a useful thing to have in your medicine cabinet before, we bet that now it does. With 1 gram of CBD isolate, you can make multiple different CBD products that would otherwise have cost an arm and a leg to purchase separately. On top of that, you can become an aficionado at making some of your own herbal medicines at home. 

We hope you enjoyed making some of these CBD isolate products. Which did you like the best, and what other products have you made with CBD isolate? Let us know in the comments!

We hope you’re thinking of spoiling a cannabis-loving mom this Mother’s Day. If there is a special mother in your life (she doesn’t have to be yours) who also loves cannabis, we have 3 awesome, cannabis-inspired, Mother’s Day gift ideas.

Even if you’ve left it to the last minute, you should be able to throw these gifts together quick enough. With some ingredients you could pick up at your local dispensary, online, in the grocery store, or in the local health food store, you can make these kick-ass gift ideas.

Plus, if you’re locked in because of coronavirus, you might as well get creative, right?

We know that cannabis-loving moms are diverse — there are cannabis-accountant-moms, cannabis-mountain-climbing moms, and cannabis-stay-at-home-moms. So the best way to honour all the groovy mothers this Mother’s Day is to shower them with cannabis gifts.

Let’s get cooking.

1. A cannabis baking basket: For the mom who loves to cook

A gift hamper with home-made cooking items.

If you know a cannabis-loving mom who would be much better at baking the brownies than you, why not prepare her some raw ingredients for cannabis cooking? A cannabis baking basket could contain any of the following things:

  • Homemade cannabutter
  • Homemade, cannabis-infused oil (e.g., sweet almond, MCT, olive, grapeseed)
  • Cannabis infused alcohol 

It’s not especially hard to make any of these things at home, especially with online access to awesome cannabis (the pleasure of being alive in 2020). Everything else can be purchased at your local grocery store.

Making cannabutter is as easy as first, decarboxylating your cannabis, then slow-cooking it in butter for a few hours. It’s more or less the same story for the oil. To safely infuse alcohol, you should simply just cold infuse buds in a bottle of alcohol. Canna-mom can start consuming it in a couple of weeks!

Side note: To decarboxylate cannabis, coarsely grind it up and spread it out on a lined baking tray (you can use aluminium foil). For good measure, you can slightly crumple another piece of aluminium foil and put it on top of your ground cannabis. Bake it on 100℃ for 45 minutes. It should look lightly toasted, and a slightly darker colour than what you started with.

How to make cannabutter and canna-oil

The easiest way to make cannabutter or canna-oil at home is using the double boiler method. If you have a slow cooker or a magic butter machine, these make it even easier — but alas, not everybody has one. So here are stovetop instructions:

  1. Make sure you decarboxylated your cannabis.
  2. Measure out your desired dose of cannabis and grind it up. Think about how many cookies a whole stick of butter would make. Be sensible, now. 
  3. Add your butter or oil to a saucepan and create a double boiler (a pot inside another pot that has water, warming on the stove).
  4. When the butter is melted, and/or the oil is warm, add your cannabis.
  5. Cook on the lowest heat for up to 12 hours. The longer you cook it, the stronger it is. Your butter or oil should never boil or burn, though.

Put all of your home-made cannabis-infused ingredients into a pretty hamper, and say Happy Mother’s Day. She’ll probably even repay you with delicious, cannabis-infused treats.

Check out our range of strains at My Supply Co. to get cooking with. If you’re in Vancouver, BC, you can get same day delivery. The rest of Canada gets Xpress Post shipping.

2. A home-made cannabis topical: for a sensual mom

Body cream bottle rests on woman's body on a rocky shore.

Remember when we mentioned all of those cannabis-mountain-climbing moms? Or even cyclist moms, moms with pain, or even canna-moms who would love the idea of lathering cannabis all over themself. This is the Mother’s Day gift idea for that mom. 

Ah, so now, I will impart to you my super simple, base recipe for a cannabis ointment.

Now, you need three main ingredients to make an ointment:

  1. Beeswax. If you want a vegan option, you can go for carnauba wax, but that’s much harder to find. Beeswax is usually available at a local health store.
  2. Oil of some sort. To keep things super cannabis, we recommend you choose hempseed oil as the oil component. Any oil that is a liquid at room temperature will suffice, though. Examples include grapeseed oil, MCT oil, and sweet almond oil.
  3. A cannabis component. If you can’t be bothered making the kind of oil infusion we mentioned above, you can simply use a bottle of THC or CBD oil (or you can use a double cannabinoid, THC:CBD oil by Twisted Extracts). You could also use CBD isolate.

And a fourth, optional product: fragrance or essential oil. This is where you can get super creative and personalized for that special Mother’s Day gift.

How to make cannabis ointment

This recipe makes 1, 120 g  jar of cannabis ointment.

There’s no strict rule on cannabinoid content. If you have a 1000 mg bottle of CBD oil, you can use all of it, half of it, or even just one quarter of it. The choice is yours. Typically, 8 mg/mL is considered an effective dose for pain and inflammation. That would mean adding the equivalent of 480 mg of cannabinoids. In a 1000 mg bottle, that would be around half the bottle. But don’t blow your brains over it.

If you’re using CBD isolate, you can easily dissolve it into salve during the process.

You can use up to 80 mL of oil in this recipe. You can choose how much of this is cannabinoid-rich oil, and how much of this is carrier oil (options mentioned above). If you decide to add 15 mL of cannabinoid oil, you simply need to add 65 mL of carrier oil to make up a total 80 mL of oil. Mix your oils before you start, and ensure they are carefully measured to 80 mL.

Another piece of advice: make sure your jars are completely dry before pouring.

To make the ointment:

  1. Heat 15 g of beeswax in a small saucepan using a double boiler method.
  2. When the beeswax melts, add your oil mixture (it should be a mixture of cannabinoid oil and carrier oil).
  3. Stir it, ensuring that you mix well (if you’re using CBD isolate, now would be the time to add it). Continue to stir for one or two minutes.
  4. Remove the saucepan and continue mixing for a few more seconds.
  5. Pour into jars and allow to set with the lid off at room temperature.

In addition, you could also add essential oils. However, you would need to add this while the mixture is cooling down. Otherwise, essential oils will evaporate and the aroma will be lost.

To do this, continue mixing once you have removed the ointment from the double boiler. Continue mixing as the mixture cools down, constantly checking with your hand. This can take as long as 2-3 minutes. Before it begins to set, add 15-30 drops of essential oils of your choice. Pour into the jars as per the method.

For essential oil ideas:

  • Chamomile calms irritated skin
  • Peppermint is cooling on the skin
  • Camphor is warming on the skin
  • Lavender can help with sleep and anxiety

Make a cute label with your ingredients and a special note. What a sweet, easy to make, thoughtful, cannabis-inspired gift for a special lady.

3. A cannabis seedling: To celebrate all mothers

A close up of cannabis seedling leaves.

There’s no cooler way to say “mothers are awesome” than to give a cannabis seedling. This is an especially cool gift if you know a canna-mom who’s been wanting to grow but never quite gotten around to it. Or a mom you even think would be awesome at it, but for some reason, hasn’t done it yet. It’s a Mother’s Day gift with a little extra affection.

Plus, it’s  the season for planting, Canada.

In any case, this will be the gift of experience. It’s kind of like a puppy – but it’s way less dramatic and disastrous if it doesn’t “work out”.

It’s a way of acknowledging how good moms are at taking care of us (little people, who are still children anyway), the world — the next generation! It’s all about that really. Thanking mums for bringing in the next generation.

By letting them spawn their own generation of cannabis.

An awesome mom is likely to grow dope cannabis, right? 

You can simply germinate a seed (which only takes a few days). Then place the seed in a pot, wrap up the pot in wrapping paper, and say Happy Mother’s Day. It should sprout tiny leaves by then, but if not, will in the following days. You could even sprout a few seeds in there for good measure.

A seed is the gift of life, something we can all thank, in part to our mothers. Mother’s Day is a chance to recognize that and take time to be grateful for mothers and motherhood. A loving, personalized gift is a way to congratulate mothers around the globe. Even if COVID-19 makes it all a little strange and awkward this year (maybe there won’t be any Sunday lunches), giving a gift can make you feel that much closer.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful, quirky, heroic, amazing canna-moms out there. We hope you get showered in awesome canna-gifts.

Although clinical anxiety is most often treated with pharmaceutical intervention and counseling therapy, herbal medicine has a lot to offer and teach us in the way of mental health.

Traditional medical philosophies remind us that the physical and mental body are deeply, inextricably intertwined, and we can use and think about these principles when managing mental health conditions like anxiety. CBD is the perfect example of an herb that helps nourish the mind and emotions by working through the body.

This becomes more apparent when we have a look at CBD’s most vital targets in the body: the head (or mind), and the gastrointestinal tract.

CBD has been on the receiving end of some serious media buzz for its potential to treat mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, PTSD, and insomnia. At the same time, it’s highly regarded by scientists like Ethan Russo for its potential to treat gastrointestinal problems that are otherwise treatment resistant, like Crohn’s Disease and other forms of IBD.

Often with mental health conditions such as anxiety, there’s an opportunity to “look in the belly” for signs of distress. This is why we sometimes say that a belly can be “nervous”, or “sour”, or “atonic”. These aren’t really physiological symptoms, but rather, they are energetic feelings produced by a dysfunction of the belly. 

This is one example of how we could use the belly as a potential portal for treating “nervousness”, “sourness” and “atony”. 

As an herbalist, I’m always fascinated by the places that we can store disharmonious humours (or energetics) in different organs. Sometimes, the symptoms of this are mental, even if there are no physical manifestations. Then, those organs become a means of purging that disharmonious humour.

And you’d be amazed by how differently anxiety can manifest in a person depending on where it’s being stored in the body.

Pretty remarkable, right?

In this article, I’m going to share some of my most popular (read: most effective) herbal recipes for anxiety that also include CBD. The recipes are different depending on what kind of anxiety is present, where it’s stored in the body, and how that manifests in a person. Please – don’t use this as a way to self-diagnose or as replacement for medical advice. That, dear friends, is the job of your doctor.

Different kinds of “clinical” anxiety

There is a long list of symptoms that makes up the general understanding of clinical anxiety. Here are some examples of those symptoms:

  • Nervousness, restlessness or tenseness
  • A sense of impending doom or fear
  • Difficulty controlling worry and excessive worry
  • Panic
  • Increased heart rate
  • Sweating

There’s a combination of different emotional and physical states that make up the clinical picture of anxiety. But in herbal medicine, fear and worry are two distinct emotions and they are housed in different parts of the body. For example, excessive worry may be housed in the stomach, causing a nervous, sour, colicky stomach. But a sense of impending doom and fear is housed in the kidneys, making it difficult to efficiently excrete waste products from the blood. That waste continues to circulate and accumulate, becoming morbid… and the sense of doom continues.

In this way, depending on how anxiety presents itself in a person, different herbal formulas should be chosen to manage that. It’s what makes a certain cup of tea therapeutic for one person, but just a delicious drink for another person. 

OK – we’ve talked a lot about the mechanics of anxiety now.

So I won’t make you wait any longer for those delicious tisane recipes. Let’s get brewing!

1. For the nervous anxiety type: CBD, chamomile, & californian poppy

Chamomile buds fall out of a jar.

I like to call this the CCC recipe. It contains CBD, chamomile, and californian poppy.

So who might get the most out of this tea?

The nervous anxiety type is the person who doesn’t necessarily feel anxious every day, but gets arrested by it when the trigger arrives. You know you’re right for the CCC recipe if you are the kind of person who lives their stress 100 times over. Someone speaks to you the wrong way at the bus stop, then you call your friend and repeat the story, and then when you get home, you live through the story all over again with your housemates. Each time you recount the story, all the feelings bubble up in you all over again. You’re literally arrested by the trigger.

When it happens, there’s usually an aspect of a nervous belly. There’s an element of anger or rage in this kind of anxiety, and a strong sense of entitlement. There can be a sudden urge to go to the toilet, and the belly itself starts to “run away” with the sensations. 

The CCC recipe has two main functions. The first is to cool down the belly that has become hot with bile. The second is to cool down the mind, which consequently becomes hot from the vapours travelling upwards from the belly. 

To make this tea, simply:

  • Add 1 teaspoon of chamomile and californian poppy to 150 mL of boiling water. Let it steep for 10 minutes.
  • Strain into a cup and add your desired dose of CBD oil.

Enjoy the taste and your new state of calm.

2. For the fearful anxiety type: CBD, juniper berries, & valerian root

Juniper berries on table ready to consume.

Earlier in this article, we talked about the “impending doom” person picture. This kind of anxiety sufferer is constantly afraid, whether it’s fear of losing a loved one, fear of the end of the world, or even fear that a secret will come out of the closet. In any case, this kind of anxiety is usually longer-lived than the “nervous” type. It can occur every day, and its severity can fluctuate.

Fear lives in our kidneys, and as an herbalist, should I encounter the fearful anxiety type, would look to the kidneys as one of the first lines of treatment. The kidneys have a downward flow of energy (producing urine), and so does fear. When fear clogs up the kidneys, there can be slow or infrequent urination. There can also be “swellings” in the body, accumulations of morbid fluid that should have otherwise been expelled. The kidneys are home of the element of “letting go”. And when they are functioning properly, it’s generally easy to let go of fear and anxiety. 

In this kind of anxiety, there can also be sudden and uncontrolled urination. It happens sometimes to children when they are confronted with something particularly terrifying. When it occurs in adults, we generally accept that there’s an underlying emotional or neurological problem. 

FInally, this excess morbid fluid that accumulates can try to escape the body in the form of tears or night sweats. It’s a kind of cold, depressing fluid, unlike the heat associated with the nervous type of anxiety. It slows a person down, makes sleeping difficult and makes it next to impossible to feel the warmth associated with joy and happiness.

This recipe has two main functions. The first is to warm the kidneys and belly to loosen up fluids in the body and encourage the downward flow of energy. The second is to bring on sleep, which is a moment of relaxation that allows the body to restore its normal function.

This tea is best enjoyed at night. To prepare it, simply:

  1. Add one teaspoon of juniper berries and one teaspoon of valerian root to 150 mL of boiling water. Allow it to steep for 15 minutes.
  2. Strain into a cup and add your desired dose of CBD (larger doses are tolerated here, as this is a night time recipe).

Enjoy the taste, and a warm night’s sleep.

3. For the grief type of anxiety: CBD, anise, rose petals, and lemon balm

Rose buds prepared in tea cup.

Finally, there is the anxiety that is caused by prolonged grief. It’s the “I can’t breathe” kind of anxiety that leads to panic attacks. In some kinds of traditional medicine, the space inside the lungs is called “psychic space”, and it’s what gives a person the sensation that they have “breathing space”. When that breathing room is taken away (because grief invades it), there can be the sensation of not being able to breathe. This is a common symptom of anxiety attacks.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the lungs are the first accumulation site of grief. There can be an ongoing issue with lung health, such as chronic asthma. It’s restrictive and suffocates the individual from the inside out. It literally robs the person of the vital energy of breath. 

The lungs and the heart are closely related. Aside from the fact that they are close in physical proximity, the lungs oxygenate the blood that the heart distributes around the body. So what happens in the lungs naturally affects the heart, and what happens in the heart also affects the job of the lungs. And this is why this herbal tea recipe also nourishes the heart.

So – this recipe has a few functions. The first is to open up the lungs and to fill them with pride and courage. The second is to soothe feelings of sadness and grief that can explode into anxiety. Finally, the rose petals nourish the subtle element of the heart, preventing it from the spasm caused by the feeling that there is no breathing space.

To make this recipe, simply:

  • Add one teaspoon of lemon balm and one teaspoon of rose petals to 150 mL of boiling water. Add 2 or 3 star anise, too. Let it steep for 10 minutes
  • Strain into a cup and add your preferred dose of CBD. 

Enjoy the taste, and your new breathing space.

A world of personalised medicine

Hopefully this article sheds some light on the more dynamic ways we can understand mental health. If it’s anything that herbalism has taught me, it’s that it’s unfair to lump all sufferers of a particular disease in a single compartment. Each and every body truly is different, and putting everyone under the same umbrella somewhat trivializes what that person is going through.

The three recipes I provided in this article are much closer to personalised medicine, although the true essence of personalised medicine can only really happen in the clinic after consultation. But even anxiety has many forms, and it’s more pertinent to treat the person based on the form that presents itself. 

Let us know in the comments which recipe you tried and how it worked for you!