Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil – How to and the benefits!

4_034_coconutoil720Coconut oil has been growing in popularity among various groups of people for a while now. It makes sense that the cannabis community decided to give it a go.

Coconut oil has been proven to have profound positive effects on one’s health. It is extremely versatile and very cost effective. A 15-ounce jar will run about $15.00 and you can turn that into baked goods, topicals, and capsules.

It is very convenient to use considering it remains in a solid state at room temperature. Coconut oil is high in essential fatty acids, which acts as a binding agent for the cannabis. It also contains large amounts of lauric acid, which is why coconut oil can combat viruses and bacteria. Lauric acid is one of the key ingredients in breast milk that keeps the immune system strong.

Coconut oil is a perfect replacement for butter and other types of oil typically used in thenutiva kitchen. It is a great substitute for butter when it comes to baked goods and that is why coconut oil quickly became popular among cannabis users. You can make loads of smoothies, soups, dressings, stir-fry’s, sauces, and baked-goods with the infused oil. It is also gluten free, dairy free, and vegan. If you’re not much of a chef, you can easily put the oil in capsules and let your body do the rest. Capsules are a great way to go because the liver immediately starts to process the infused oils once they are ingested.

The process of preparing your own cannabis infused coconut oil is actually quite simple, as shown in this step-by-step tutorial:

We all know that cannabis has amazing health benefits and when combined with coconut oil you’re creating a very powerful antidote.

coconut oilSome of the health benefits of coconut oil are as followed:

  • Kills bacteria, viruses, and fungi
  • Helps to regulate blood sugars
  • Can be used as a mild sunscreen (SPF 4)
  • Helps boost brain function
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

And if you happen to get some gum stuck in your carpet, it can fix that too! Coconut oil actually has many accidental uses such as:

  • Makeup remover
  • Diaper cream
  • Toothpaste
  • Leave in conditioner
  • Insect repellant

All in all, coconut oil can be a great supplement in one’s diet. It is a very helpful tool that all types of people can use to aid in the healing of all types of ailments.

21 thoughts on “Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil – How to and the benefits!

  1. Hi. Thanks for posting this. I have my doctor’s recommendation and live in California. I have a scarring alopecia and have been treating, internally, with marijuana to deal with the external discomfort (itching, burning and stress of hair loss) to some effect. I’ve also used coconut oil for it’s soothing properties. I’ve tried using straight mj oil on my scalp but it didn’t help at all. I’ve also tried using a marijuana infused cream, bought at one of the marijuana pharmacies, but it was, I guess, too strong for me and caused me to sleep for many hours and I didn’t feel well at all. I want to try making my own oil, using “shake” for it’s less psychoactive properties. I was also using the cream on my shoulder for a terrible case of frozen shoulder but the side effects were too uncomfortable. You didn’t say if you were using a sativa or an indica for this recipe. Could you please elaborate? Thanks.

    • Ellen, a specific strain was left out since many have different preferences. I hear that the “knocked out” feeling does not agree with you. That being the case, you may want to stick to Sativa strains. When patients make their own oil sometimes it is a bit of trial and error until they get it just right. When you say “internally” do you mean edibles, oil or juicing. I ask this because juicing the raw plant can have remarkable affects while eliminating the “high”.
      Good luck and keep us posted!
      ~The UPG Team

  2. what do you recommend in a saliva based or other remedy for treatment of arthritis induced back and next pain? Do not want to feel stoned. thanks. Mike

    • Hello Mike, Again, we are not doctors here at UPG but we currently are hearing of wonderful results with a company called Statewide Collective. You can find them online in California. They carry a full line of sprays that range from 24:1 CBD to THC to a 10:1 THC to CBD. These products are useful as you can choose one for day, and one for night. Of course the higher the THC the more of a psychoactive affect you will notice. Please note that these product are only available in California.
      Let us know if you have any further questions,
      ~The UPG Team

    • Hi Marie,
      Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, it is still illegal to ship out of the country. If you have access to cannabis, it is quite easy to make coconut infused oil.
      Let us know how it turns out.
      Wishing you the best,
      United Patients Group

  3. Three years ago, after a prostate biopsy, I was given the diagnosis of aggressive Stage III adenocarcinoma. I didn’t know what to do. The urologist made appointments for me to start radiation, and maybe chemo. Then a friend told me cannabis cures cancer. It just so happened that the first human trials of cannabis treatment of astrocytomas (inoperable brain cancer), were published with encouraging results. So I decided; rather than die from the medical treatment, I would do the cannabis cure. Now… where to get some. There was no dispensary in the area, but a friend made me cannabis butter, so I took that, up to tolerance. In three months the primary cancer was gone, only minor metastatic lesions were left. At that point I found a supplier for Rick Simpson oil and killed off the metastases in the next three months. Now I just take a maintenance dose of locally produced hash oil that is 1:1 THC:CBD with about a 30% potency. This will certainly keep me clear of cancer, anywhere, for ever. My point in telling this story is the fact that in the face of advanced aggressive cancer, all I had was very weak cannabutter, but it was enough to eliminate the primary tumor. Now there are strains of 95% THC. But is this necessary? If you have cancer and want to pursue the cannabis treatment, any at all will be good. More important than extreme potency, is balance between THC and CBD. If you can get high potency, great. If not, common potencies will work perfectly. Finally, if you choose cannabinoid treatment, start small, then increase dosage as rapidly as tolerable. To kill cancer you have to hit it hard, be conscientious about your treatment. Cannabis does no harm to the body, it is a metabolic support for the immune system.

    • Thank you for sharing your successful story. We too strongly believe in this plants healing benefits and have witnessed many cases where lower doses have shown some remarkable results.
      Wishing you continued health.
      UPG team

  4. Great video. Thank you for sharing. Is this the oil that has all the health benefits? It seems so easy to make. Other posts and videos i have seen suggest everclear , alcohol etc.. so just wondering if what you made above is like the rso but just cooked with coconut oil ?

    • Hi Annmarie,
      Thank you for your inquiry. You’re asking about two separate products. This blog and video is discussing the benefits and ‘how to’ make coconut infused cannabis oil, which also has many healing qualities. Whereas, your question about Everclear, in many cases, this is used to make FECO (Full Extract Cannabis Oil), which is very similar to RSO.
      We hope this helps,

  5. When I found out that I had cancer, I decided that I was going to make cancer the best thing that ever happened to me, not the worst. At 39

    years old I was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy. I’d been told the cancer had spread to my lymph nodes and

    bloodstream, and I had a 49 percent survival rate. I was not about to accept those odds!
    My husband, Michael, had lost his dad to colon cancer two years earlier and he was determined it wasn’t going to happen to me. He went

    online and learned about how cannabis oil had save many lives, so we decided to try it. as you are reading this you will know that am cancer free.

    • Mary, honey, I’m thrilled for you after reading your post!!! :)
      Praying that the abomination called “cancer” can be stopped in its vile tracks by the use of the herbs and medicinal plants God made and gave us to use for our health!
      I’m so happy for you!!

  6. Hello I am wondering if I will get the same healing benefits if I make my oil with coconut oil ,instead of isop ? I would rather go this way ,but if it wont heal cancer then I guess I cant ,But I don’t understand why it wouldn’t ,as its not the isop that is the meds its the cannabis.And what I have made with the coconut oil is really quite strong .Can you advise please x

    • Hello Wendy,
      The preferable extraction method is Everclear or CO2. Once you have amde the oil, mixing it with cocnut oil has wonderful healing benefits. Many people heat coconut oil with raw/dried cannabis to make capsules that are very beneficial as well.
      I hope this helps,


  7. Hi there, thanks for posting such a clear to follow recipe. I am interested in making this for solely the health benefits, not to feel stoned – is this the preferred recipe or should i try to make FECO?

    My mother suffers from lots of ailments including arthritis and gastric problems, i would love to help her out!

    All the best,


    • Hello Kay,
      For health and wellness you should not need FECO oil. You could use a tincture utilizing the many healthy and non psychactive componants of cannabis. Aunt Zelda’s Oils makes a wonderful health and welness oil-see link below. As for your mother, yes, she could use a high CBD FECO oil for her arthritis and Gastric problems. If you would like to discuss this further please feel free to schedule yourself in for a consultation. I have attached that link for you as well!
      All the best,

  8. For curing Stage 4 cancer….
    Do you use everclear or co2 and not using mj cooked with coconut oil 200* for 4 hours no gause used ground mj used.

  9. Hi,
    I have read some articles about people who were cured from brain tumors by taking canabis infused coconut oil capsules. A family member has just been diagnosed with a glioblastoma tumor and life expectancy is very short. There is plenty info online regarding dosage for canabis oil but I cannot find any on dasage recommended for the infused coconut oil. If I make it then heat the oil to liquefy it to fill capsules, how much is used per capsule? Do you need to build up the dosage as with the canabis oil?
    Thanks in advance x

    • Mandy,
      We are not doctors here at UPG but we have not heard of brain tumors being cured by this capsule alone. Our oncology nurse speaks of the use of high THC oil along with a CBD tincture.

      I hope this helps!

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