Cannabis-infused coconut oil is the holy grail of all cannabis recipes, as it can be used as a base not only for edible cannabis recipes, but also for topical cannabis recipes, and is naturally vegan, plant-based and dairy-free. This particular infusion process allows the cannabinoids to bind to the fat in the oil. Beyond cannabis edibles, cannabis-infused coconut oil is the perfect base for many topical recipes, such as cannabis balm and cannabis lip balm. An infused edible is any cannabis food that contains cannabinoids, terpenes, etc.
A truly infused product includes the ingredients of cannabis in the manufacturing process itself. These ingredients are not added later. Once again, that will be discussed in just a minute. Marijuana infused product (MIP): Food or beverage, usually a packaged consumer product (CPG), that is infused with THC to produce a euphoric effect on the consumer.
The main advantage of making cannabis-infused oil is that it doesn't require heating or cooking like cannabis butter does. Instead, all you need is your (ground) bud, a jar, some oil of your choice (olive oil or coconut oil are the most popular options), water, and a strainer or cheesecloth. If you want to make the process even smoother, try using a decarboxylation machine such as the LEVO II.