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As stated in one of our previous posts, there are several advantages in cannabis tinctures and we hereby bring you various recipes on how they are made even at home. At a minimum, you can make a tincture with a jar, alcohol, a strainer, and cannabis products. That’s all you need!

Depending on your available time, equipment, and risk tolerance, you’ll prefer some recipes over others. All of the below recipes have been tried have been confirmed to work. Pick whichever one seems most convenient to you!

Traditional Green Dragon Tincture Recipe

If you’ve heard about green dragon before reading this article, this is probably the recipe you’re most familiar with.

  1. Decarboxylate your flower or extract (if you’re using flower, grind it to a fine consistency)
  2. Mix your flower or extract in a mason jar with high-proof alcohol (preferably Everclear)
  3. Close the jar and let it sit for a few weeks, shaking it once a day
  4. After a few weeks, filter it with a coffee filter and start with a small dose of 1mL to assess potency
Master Wu’s Green Dragon Tincture Recipe

This guide was first published in 2006 on cannabis.com and is one of the most comprehensive tincture recipes available online, with detailed instructions and excellent tips and tricks. Master Wu’s recipe differs from the traditional method in that it uses heat to speed up the extraction and concentration process. Unlike the traditional method, you’ll be finished with this recipe in an evening. Below you’ll find an abridged summary of the technique.

  1. Decarboxylate your flower or extract (if you’re using flower, grind it to a fine consistency)
  2. Mix your flower or extract in a mason jar with high-proof alcohol (preferably Everclear)
  3. Simmer the jar in a water bath for 20 minutes at 170 degrees F
  4. Strain the mixture and store
Modern Green Dragon Tincture Recipe

If you’re following some of the latest developments in online tincture recipes, you may have heard of the following recipe which sounds too good to be true, but many people (including myself) are having great results with it.

  1. Decarboxylate your flower or extract (if you’re using flower, grind it to a fine consistency)
  2. Mix your flower or extract in a mason jar with high-proof alcohol (preferably Everclear)
  3. Shake for 3 minutes
  4. Strain the mixture and store

Adapted from leafly.com

About Dr Habeeb Tunde Ali

Dr. Habeeb Tunde Ali provides the most effective treatments to patients by integrating both conventional and alternative medicine that address all aspects of pain and wellness.

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