Making homemade CBD tea could be the perfect introduction to the world of cannabis. We, of course, all know that CBD (cannabidiol) comes from the marijuana/ hemp plant. It is one of many cannabidiols and is known for its healing benefits.
The Most Common Form of CBD
CBD oil is by far the most common form of CBD. CBD oil is obtained by separating CBD from cannabis plants and blending it with a carrier oil like coconut oil or hempseed oil. It has a unique earthy taste that is indeed an acquired taste. You want the benefits of CBD, but the taste is a taste one might not be able to get past. Thus making it hard for some to maybe jump on the CBD wagon. Thankfully, CBD can be infused in many things to help erase that taste, and tea is one of them. Yes, you can enjoy some tasty tea while you incorporate CBD oil into your daily routine. You don’t have to buy some specially formulated brands. Use the CBD oil you already have and add a few drops to your tea of choice. Voila CBD tea!
When making your CBD tea, you can also use decarboxylated flowers or dried out weed. This option works great if you have one of those tea balls and love loose tea leaves. All you do is put your favorite tea leaves along with a sprinkle of about 1 gram or whatever your desired amount is of dried CBD bud in the tea ball as well. So, if you ever wonder what to do with dry weed. There, you have it.
How to Make CBD Tea
In general, CBD does not mix well with water because it is hydrophobic. As a result, fat should be added. Doing this will increase CBD oil’s bioavailability and improve its absorption rate. Fats can range from coconut milk to regular milk. Other options include coconut oil or MCT oil and butter.
CBD Tea Recipes
Ever wonder does weed get old? It may seem like it, but no, it is not stale. It does lose its potency, so it’s not as powerful as a freshly dried bud. Could you not throw it out? Make some excellent CBD tea with it. You can have unlimited fun being creative by making CBD tea. Here are some fun, tasty recipes.
Ginger Orange Honey and CBD
You Will Need:
- ½ ounce of fresh ginger
- 1 ½ Tablespoon of honey
- 8 to 16 mg of CBD oil or 1 gram of dried CBD
- Boiling Water
How to Make:
- Slice a piece of orange and squeeze the juice into your mug or tea maker if you have one.
- Slice two 2-inch pieces of ginger into your mug.
- Add 1 ½ TBS of honey or desire to taste.
- Add the desired amount of CBD in 8 to 16 drops. If you know your dosage, put that many drops in.
- Add water and let it steep for 5 min.
English CBD Tea
You Will Need:
- Hot water
- English Breakfast tea bag
- Sugar or another sweetener (optional)
- CBD oil/ crushed dried CBD
How to Make:
- Heat your water to boiling.
- While the water is heating, get your cup and place your tea bag inside (your dried CBD if using dried).
- Now the water is ready, pour into the cup, leaving just enough room at the top for your splash of milk.
- Let it brew for a few mins then remove the teabag.
- If you are using CBD oil, add it at this time along with your sugar and splash of milk.
- Stir (strain if you use dried CBD) and enjoy.
Min-TEA CBD Tea
What You Will Need:
- CBD oil
- 1 teaspoon of peppermint leaves
- 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder
- Hot water
How To Make
- Using a strainer, place the peppermint leaves inside (if utilizing crushed up dried CBD, place in the strainer too with the peppermint leaves), then place in a container of hot water and let steep for five minutes, then remove the strainer.
- Stir in the cocoa until mixed well.
- Add in your milk and CBD oil drops, stir to mix well. Pour into a cup and enjoy!
Benefits of CBD Tea
You can enhance the health benefits of CBD by adding many different ingredients to your tea. Depending on what ailment you have, you may even add natural elements to your CBD tea that have specific effects. Have a cold? Add some eucalyptus, clove rosemary, and lemon to it for a cold-busting fighting drink. Why not try and come up with your own special CBD tea brew.