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Cannabis,  Natural Health

How to Make a Cannabis Tincture: Easy Cold Alcohol Extraction

Come learn how to make your own homemade cannabis tincture using a simple cold alcohol (ethanol) extraction method with our step-by-step guide. I’ve included plenty of photos to make the process as clear and easy to follow as possible. There is also a printable summary at the end – though I don’t think you’ll want to miss the extra tips in the body of the post.

Tinctures are a convenient, discreet, and easy way to enjoy your plant medicine. It’s kinder to your lungs than smoking or vaporizing, and offers more controlled and consistent dosing compared to smoking or homemade edibles. (I love that I can take just a few drops if needed.) You can use this homemade cannabis tincture recipe with any of your favorite cannabis strains, with CBD hemp only, or like we do – with homegrown herb!



What is a cannabis tincture?


A cannabis tincture is a concentrated alcohol-based cannabis extract, often referred to as “Green Dragon” among the cannabis community. High percentage alcohol is used as a solvent to extract the medicinal compounds (cannabinoids and terpenes) from the plant flower or “buds”. Though tinctures are essentially cannabis-infused alcohol, you do not get drunk since only a tiny amount is consumed.

Cannabis tinctures are highly therapeutic. Studies show that cannabis can be used to soothe a wide variety of physical and mental ailments, including sleep disorders, stress, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, muscle tension, joint pain, migraine headaches, inflammation, seizures, cancer, chronic pain and more. Cannabis tinctures can contain THC only (such as THC isolate), a blend of THC and CBD, or CBD alone.

When it comes to CBD, I always use my favorite certified organic full-spectrum CBD oil from NuVita. It’s federally-legal and is the most effective, potent and pure CBD oil I’ve ever tried. It does wonders for my anxiety, TMJ, and sleep issues! (Use code “deannacat” or this link to save 10% off) But if we want something with THC, we make our own tinctures using homegrown cannabis. It’s fun, rewarding, and a great way to save money!


A birds eye view of an amber glass dropper that is laying on its side with various cannabis flowers surrounding it on all sides.


What type of alcohol to make homemade cannabis tincture?


It is best to use either 200-proof food grade ethanol (aka ethyl alcohol) or 190-proof Everclear alcohol for this cannabis tincture recipe. Both are strong natural solvents that will effectively strip and separate the desired cannabinoids from the plant material. We use USDA organic ethanol from Culinary Solvents. It is pure food-grade grain alcohol, and doesn’t contain any additives or water. Use code “deannacat” to save 10% off pints, quarts, and gallons of regular and organic ethanol from Culinary Solvents!

Lower-proof alcohol (e.g. 80 proof vodka) is a weaker solvent and also has a higher water content than ethanol, which can interfere with the extraction and tincture-making process. You technically can make homemade cannabis tincture with vodka or other lower proof liquor, but it requires additional steps that we aren’t going to cover in this article. 

Do not use rubbing alcohol. 


A birds eye view image of a hand holding a quart jar of Culinary Solvent organic 200 proof non denatured ethyl alcohol. Flanking the top of the bottle are two separate containers, one is filled with decarbed cannabis and the other is full of the ethyl alcohol.


What type of cannabis should I use?


It’s important to use decarbed cannabis in this homemade cannabis tincture recipe. If you’re not familiar with decarboxylation, it’s essentially the process of heating cannabis to “activate” it (explained more below). When exposed to heat, raw forms of THCA, CBDA, and other cannabinoids are converted to their active forms of THC and CBD – making it psychoactive as well as more therapeutic. (It’s the same reaction that occurs when you heat cannabis via smoking or vaporizing, and why eating raw bud doesn’t get you high). 

Aside from that, use whatever cannabis you prefer or have on hand! Choose a strain (or combination of a couple) with traits you personally desire from your homemade cannabis tincture. We use what we grow: well-rounded sativa/indica hybrids that also offer a good amount of CBD. Learn how to grow your own organic cannabis at home here, and shop for seeds here. 

For the most therapeutic tincture, I recommend using strains with a well-balanced THC to CBD ratio. If you’re looking for daytime relief with less mental effects, choose a CBD-dominant strain. Yes, you can totally use this cannabis tincture recipe with CBD hemp alone! 


 

A chart diagram that shows the different benefits that different cannabinoids have with many physical and mental health problems people can have. Between CBD, THC, CBG, CBN, and other less known cannabinoids, CBD is the only only one that helps with every condition on the chart such as anti inflammatory, relieves pain/anxiety, antibacterial, inhibits cell growth in tumors/cancer etc. The only condition it doesn't help is stimulating appetite.


Why freeze alcohol and cannabis for extraction?


This homemade cannabis tincture recipe uses a cold ethanol extraction method, also referred to as quick wash ethanol extraction or “QWET”. Freezing the cannabis makes the trichomes detach from the plant material more efficiently. When mixed with cold ethanol, the desirable cannabinoids and terpenes readily extract and combine with the alcohol – resulting in a stronger, better tincture. 

Furthermore, keeping the mixture at a very low temperature helps reduce the amount of undesirable compounds in your tincture, such as lipids and chlorophyll. It’s a chemistry thing, but basically the freezing temperature influences the polarity of the lipids and chlorophyll so they’re more likely to stay bound to the plant material (and therefore get filtered out) rather than combining with the ethanol. 

When done right, the resulting filtered tincture wash will be clear and golden in color rather than cloudy or green. 


Supplies Needed to Make a Homemade Cannabis Tincture


  • 8 grams of decarbed cannabis
  • 6 ounces of 200-proof food grade ethyl alcohol (ethanol) or 190 proof Everclear
  • Freezer-safe glass containers, such as wide-mouth pint mason jars or half-pint jars with lids. 
  • Small unbleached coffee filters, like these ones
  • Cheesecloth
  • Digital Scale
  • Dropper bottles to store your finished tincture. We like these 2-ounce amber bottles; the droppers have mL markers on them for accurate dosing.

Yields: 2 ounces of homemade cannabis tincture

Please note that this is a two-day process, though ingredients are just sitting in the freezer for 97% of that time.


INSTRUCTIONS


Step 1: Decarb your cannabis 


To decarb cannabis, start by tearing up the buds into fairly small pieces. Then spread it out evenly on a baking sheet. For THC-dominant strains, heat the cannabis in the oven at 250°F for 25 to 30 minutes. For high-CBD strains, bake it for 40 to 50 minutes at the same temperature. (It takes slightly longer for CBDA to convert to CBD than THCA to THC does.) If you’re using a well-balanced THC:CBD strain, meet in the middle at 30 to 35 minutes. See this article for a more in-depth look at decarbing cannabis. 

Don’t want to stink up the house? Consider using an Ardent Nova device for an easy, nearly odor-free decarboxylation experience. We just got one recently and love it!

Note that your cannabis will decrease in weight slightly during the decarb process (as it gets more dry). So, start with a few extra grams so you’ll end up with the 8 grams needed for this cannabis tincture recipe. Or, bake plenty so you have enough leftover to make homemade cannabis oil or topical salve!


A pint mason jar is on its side with decarboxylated cannabis flowers spilling out of it onto a washed concrete surface. The flowers have a darker golden brown hue to them after decarboxylation. The cannabis is now ready to make homemade cannabis tincture.


Step 2: Freeze Cannabis and Alcohol (separately)


Use a scale to weigh out 8 grams of decarbed cannabis. Add the cannabis to a freezer-safe glass container with a lid. We like to use a wide-mouth pint glass jar. (Even though it seems more than large enough, the extra room in the jar makes it easier to shake compared to a half-pint jar.) Next add 6 ounces of ethanol to a separate freezer-safe container. Do not mix the alcohol and cannabis yet. Put both containers in the freezer for at least 24 hours. 


A half pint mason jar is on the left filled with ethyl alcohol, to the right is a pint mason jar with 8 grams of decarbed cannabis in it, behind and in between the two mason jars is a quart jar of Culinary Solvent Organic 200 proof ethyl alcohol.
6 ounces of ethanol and 8 grams of decarbed cannabis about to go into the freezer (with lids on).


Step 3: Combine Cannabis and Alcohol (First Wash)


After the initial 24 hours (or longer) is up, remove the cannabis and alcohol from the freezer. Pour ONLY HALF of the cold alcohol (3 ounces) into the container of frozen cannabis. Add a lid and shake vigorously for 5 minutes. Wrap the jar in a kitchen towel if it’s too cold to comfortably hold. 

This process extracts the cannabinoids and terpenes from the plant material, and is considered the “first wash”. We’ll do two rounds total. 

Now return the cannabis-alcohol mixture as well as the separate remaining 3 ounces of plain alcohol to the freezer for an additional 2 hours.  


A four part birds eye view image collage, the first image shows a decarbed cannabis sitting in a mason jar with the word "dry" at the bottom of the image. The second image shows the jar with the decarbed cannabis and ethyl alcohol in it with the words "add alcohol" at the bottom of the image. The third image shows the cannabis and alcohol mixture from the top and the cannabis is broken down into smaller pieces. The words "After 5 minutes of shaking" are on the bottom of the image. The fourth image shows the jar from the side, it shows a greenish liquid with the plant material sitting on the bottom, some of the plant material is stuck around the edges of the jar.
After the first shake, return this to the freezer.


Step 4: Shake and Strain


Once the two hours are up, it’s time for another shake – and then we strain! Remove the jar of mixed cannabis and alcohol from the freezer, and shake it again for an additional 5 minutes. (We don’t need the jar of plain alcohol at this time.)

Next we’re going to strain the tincture through two mediums: cheesecloth first to filter the larger plant material, and then a finer coffee filter to further remove unwanted lipids and other residue. 

First set up the coffee filter straining station. We find it easiest to set a small coffee filter in the top of a separate clean pint glass jar, fold it over the rim of the jar, and then screw on a lid ring to hold it in place. The cannabis tincture takes a while to seep through the filter, so holding it by hand isn’t fun.

Next, put cheesecloth over the jar that contains the cannabis-alcohol mixture (we use the ring trick again) and slowly pour it through the cheesecloth and into the coffee filter jar. See the photos below. 

Now return the jar of remaining cannabis to the freezer while the first wash liquid is straining through the coffee filter (about 10 minutes).


A four part image collage of the filtering process of making homemade cannabis tincture. The first image shows a pint mason jar, a hand holding a brown coffee filter, and a mason jar ring laying next to the jar. The second image shows two pint mason jars, one has greenish liquid in the bottom with a cheesecloth affixed to the top being secured with a lid ring. The other mason jar has a coffee filter affixed in a similar manner with a lid ring. The third image shows a hand pouring the greenish liquid through the cheesecloth, into the mason jar with the coffee filter. The fourth image shows the lone jar with coffee filter as some liquid is pooled in the coffee filter while what has been already filtered is sitting in the bottom of the jar.


Step 5: Second Wash & Strain


Now it’s time for the second and final wash. This step helps extract any final remaining cannabinoids from the plant material into your homemade cannabis tincture. 

Grab the jar of cannabis that was in the freezer while the first wash strained (for about 10 minutes) and then repeat the washing/straining process from steps 3 and 4. Add the remaining 3 ounces of cold plain alcohol to the cannabis jar, add a lid, shake vigorously for 5 minutes, and strain through the cheesecloth and coffee filter once again – pouring it into the same filter and jar as the first wash. 


A pint mason jar with a cheesecloth attached to the rim of the jar is pouring liquid into another pint mason jar with a coffee filter around the rim of the jar. There is some golden liquid at the bottom of the jar with the filter.
Adding the second wash to the same jar/filter as the first wash.
A two part image collage, the first image is a birds eye view of the top of a mason jar. It has a coffee filter sitting in the top of it with the lid ring attached around the outside of the jar. Homemade cannabis tincture is a pool in the filter, it is slowly being filtered through the coffee filter. The second image shows a birds eye view of the top of a mason jar. It has a coffee filter sitting in the top of it with the lid ring attached around the outside of the jar. The homemade cannabis tincture has filtered through the coffee filter, leaving behind brown residue (lipids, fats, and other residue).
Check out all the fats, lipids, and other residue left behind in the coffee filter after straining!


Step 6: Reduce


After all the liquid has strained through the coffee filter into the jar, it’s time to reduce it by about half the volume. Excess alcohol will easily evaporate off, and the result is a more concentrated and effective homemade cannabis texture. 

Do this by simply allowing the jar to sit out at room temperature with the lid off for several hours. We place the jar in front of a fan to help expedite the process. Note the volume of liquid in the container when you start (use a rubber band around the jar, or a glass marking pen). Keep an eye on it! Once it reduces by half, add a lid to stop further evaporation – or go ahead and bottle your final homemade cannabis tincture.


A two part picture collage, the first picture shows a pint mason jar filled to about the 5 ounce line with golden brown liquid, a rubber band is wrapped around the fill line to mark where the top of the liquid is. The second image shows the same pint mason jar a number of hours later. The liquid is much darker in color now and has reduced to just over 2 ounces.


Step 7: Bottle and Store


Once it’s reduced by half, transfer the strained cannabis extract to a final storage bottle – such as these amber glass dropper bottles. Amber bottles are ideal since they reduce light exposure, which degrades cannabinoids. Store the bottle in the refrigerator for the best long-lasting quality. Congratulations, you just made a homemade cannabis tincture! Keep reading for usage and dosing information.


Homemade cannabis tincture being poured from a pint mason jar through a small stainless steel funnel into an amber glass dropper bottle.


How to Use or Take a Cannabis Tincture


You can consume your cannabis tincture either under your tongue (sublingually) or mixed with a beverage (oral ingestion). Sublingual consumption will result in more immediate effects, while oral ingestion will have a slower onset but longer-lasting results. See the graphic below.

However, proceed with some caution! 200 proof ethanol is very strong, and I find it causes a burning sensation when applied straight under my tongue. To avoid that, I put a very small amount of water in my mouth first, squirt in the tincture, hold the diluted mixture in my mouth for a few minutes, and then swallow. Therefore my intake is mostly sublingual, but with a little oral ingestion too.


A diagram showing three ways of ingesting cannabis and the onset and duration of the experience. It shows that inhaled cannabis and sublingual cannabis effects are more similar in their effects while oral cannabis consumption is a slower onset, with a longer peak and duration of effects.
Chart courtesy of Periodic Edibles


Strength and Dosing for Homemade Cannabis Tincture 


When first trying your tincture, I suggest to start low and go slow. Without lab testing, it’s difficult to say exactly how potent a homemade cannabis tincture is. There are simply too many factors: the initial cannabinoid concentration and strain you used, how long and hot you decarbed it, the efficacy of your ethanol extraction process, and how much it was reduced at the end.

Start with a few drops, and then gradually increase the amount to find your “sweet spot” and desired results. (But wait a couple hours to see how you feel before taking more.) With this recipe, a quarter dropper is a fairly conservative starting point. I personally like to take .25 mL or a quarter dropper (though I’ve taken more just fine) while Aaron prefers about .5 mL or half a dropper. That’s just enough to take the edge off, relax our muscles, and help us sleep better without being too stony. 


A dropper is held suspended over an amber colored dropper bottle, the dropper is filled with more than .5 mL of homemade cannabis tincture which is a clear golden color.


That was fairly simple, right?


Well folks, I hope this tutorial was easy to follow – and will enable you to successfully make your own cannabis tinctures at home now. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below. If you found this information useful, please consider leaving a rating/review and pinning or sharing this post. We greatly appreciate you tuning in today. Now go have fun making your own medicinal Green Dragon!


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Homemade Cannabis Tincture Recipe

Come learn how to make your own homemade cannabis tincture (aka Green Dragon) using a simple cold alcohol (ethanol) extraction method.
Total Time1 d 3 hrs
Keyword: cannabis tincture alcohol, ethanol extraction cannabis tincture, green dragon recipe, homemade cannabis tincture, how to make cannabis tincture
Servings: 2 ounces

Equipment

  • 2 freezer-safe glass containers, such as wide-mouth pint mason jars or half-pint jars
  • 1 small unbleached coffee filter
  • cheesecloth
  • digital scale
  • Baking sheet
  • freezer
  • bottle for final storage, such as 2-ounce amber dropper bottles

Ingredients

  • 8 grams decarbed cannabis
  • 6 ounces 200-proof food grade eylth alcohol (ethanol) or 190-proof Everclear alcohol

Instructions

  • Decarb your raw cannabis. Tear it up into fairly small pieces and spread on a baking sheet. For THC-dominant strains, heat the cannabis in the oven at 250°F for 25 to 30 minutes. For high-CBD strains, bake for 40 to 50 minutes and 30 to 35 minutes for a well-balanced THC:CBD strain. (I suggest starting with a few more than 8 grams since it will get lighter as it dries.)
  • Add 8 grams of decarbed cannabis to a freezer-safe glass container with a lid, and 6 ounces of ethanol to a separate freezer-safe container. Put both containers in the freezer for at least 24 hours.
  • First Wash: After the initial 24 hours (or longer), remove the cannabis and alcohol from the freezer. Pour only HALF of the cold alcohol (3 ounces) into the container of frozen cannabis. Add a lid and shake vigorously for 5 minutes. Now return the cannabis-alcohol mixture as well as the separate remaining 3 ounces of plain alcohol to the freezer for an additional 2 hours.
  • After two hours, remove the jar of mixed cannabis and alcohol from the freezer and shake it again for an additional 5 minutes. Then strain the mixture twice: first through a cheesecloth and then through a coffee filter into a separate clean container (as shown in this article). Return the jar of remaining cannabis to the freezer while the liquid is straining through the coffee filter (about 10 minutes).
  • Second Wash: Grab the jar of cannabis that was in the freezer while the first wash strained (for about 10 minutes) and then repeat the washing/straining process from steps 3 and 4. Add the remaining 3 ounces of cold plain alcohol to the cannabis jar, add a lid, shake vigorously for 5 minutes, and strain through the cheesecloth and coffee filter once again – pouring it into the same filter and jar as the first wash.
  • Reduce the liquid by half via evaporation. Simply set the jar out at room temperature with the lid off for several hours, or place in front of a fan to expedite the process. Note the volume of liquid in the container when you start. Once it reduces by half, add a lid to stop further evaporation – and/or transfer your finished tincture into it's final storage bottle.
  • Store your homemade cannabis tincture in an opaque glass bottle in the refrigerator. We recommend 2-ounce amber dropper bottles.
  • Consume the tincture either under your tongue (sublingually) or mixed with a beverage (oral ingestion). Sublingual consumption will result in more immediate effects, while oral ingestion will have a slower onset but longer-lasting effects. **Please see notes of caution and additional information on usage/dosing below.

Notes

Usage and Dosing:
  1. **Ethanol alcohol is very strong and may cause a burning sensation when applied straight under the tongue. To avoid that, I put a very small amount of water in my mouth first, squirt in the tincture, hold the diluted mixture in my mouth for a few minutes, and then swallow. Therefore my intake is mostly sublingual, but with a little oral ingestion too.
  2. Re: Dosage, start low and go slow. Start with a few drops, and then gradually increase the amount to find your “sweet spot” and desired results. (But wait a couple hours to see how you feel before taking more.) With this recipe, a quarter dropper is a fairly conservative starting point. 
 


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149 Comments

  • Gene Williamson

    5 stars
    I’m curious about the 24 hour+ hours to freeze the cannabis and alcohol. Frozen is frozen. What benefits are gained by freezing for this prescribed period?

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi Gene, it’s more or less just a set time that makes it easy to prep or freeze the material beforehand. You can likely put the material in the freezer the night before you want to make the tincture, even if it isn’t 24 hours.

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi Alaina, since it is made with high proof alcohol, it will store for a number of years and we always keep our tinctures in the refrigerator as well. Hope that helps and good luck!

    • Doug

      Is there a limit on how much you can do at once or just keep the alcohol to flower ratio the same when doing more than 8 grams at a time?

      • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

        Hi Doug, you can make a larger volume at once by just doubling or tripling the recipe depending on how much you plan to make at once. I would try and use a larger coffee filter so you are able to filter larger volumes of alcohol as it can take a minute for it to filter through. Hope that helps and good luck!

  • Mary Luken

    5 stars
    Hi,
    I followed the recipe but used Everclear 189 proof versus 190. The end solution has barely evaporated from the 4 ounces and it has been over 10 hours. Is there something I can do to assist with evaporation? I saw the fan suggestion but I am concerned about dust blowing into the solution.
    Thank you,
    Mary

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi Mary, we place the jar in a closed room, directly in the path of a fan, usually within a foot or so of the air flow. Doing this usually allows our tincture to evaporate within a few hours, if your house is high in humidity it may take longer for it to evaporate as well. However, having that air flow run over the top of the jar will really help it burn off. Hope that helps and good luck!

    • Benjamin Lombaert

      What if you do not decarb in advance and store it in the freezer after it’s done so it stores as THC-A. If you wanna use it you can just microwave, oven or mix it with some oil for baking. Then it will decarb to right? Ofcourse if you want to use it as a tincture you probably be doing it in advance. But I’m thinking storing THC-A stores better then THC and if you wanna activatie it. You can smere it on a joint, microwave it a couple secs or just mix some Drops in the cakebatter. The cooking Will do the decarb so… Why is there no information on this and is everyone talking in decarbing in advance. Is this not possible then?

      • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

        Hi Benjamin, wether you want the tincture to contain THCA or THC, it think it will preserve just fine in the alcohol alone. Also, decarbing the cannabis before making the tincture allows for a much more versatile product and ease of use. It can be added to foods that don’t need to be heated or after they are cooked, let alone being able to take it sublingually. If you want to make the tincture without decarbing first and plan to always heat it afterwards, that may work fine assuming that your heating method decarbs the tincture enough to convert the THCA or CBDA, however, I would not use the microwave to decarb it. It seems much easier to decarb the cannabis beforehand and not have to worry about all the different ways you need to “decarb” the tincture before using it. Seems like you may be better in your instance (wether you decarb or not) letting all of the alcohol evaporate off and using the highly potent cannabis oil left behind if you want to add it to joints or baked goods recipes. Hope that helps and good luck!

  • Miguel Enguidanos

    I’m confused by one part of the recipe. “Return the jar of remaining cannabis to the freezer while the liquid is straining through the coffee filter (about 10 minutes)” Maybe I’m missing something but it seems once the cannabis is strained that is all the liquid but it says return while it is straining. Does this mean don’t wait until you have strained all the liquid before returning to the freezer?

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi Miguel, after the first wash (which is the cannabis and half the alcohol), you pour the mixture through a cheesecloth, into the coffee filter. The cannabis will remain in the jar while the alcohol portion filters through the coffee filter. While waiting for the tincture to filter through, put the cannabis back in the freezer while you wait for it to filter. After that portion filters through, add the cannabis you put back in the freezer, along with the remaining alcohol (which is still in the freezer) for your second wash of the cannabis. Hope that helps and good luck!

  • ron

    4 stars
    If using this ticture for gummies would 3 oz of this tincture be too strong for 40 gummies??
    The recipe i have for gummies calls for 3 oz, but if my math is correct the lower dose you have in the article would be 356 doses for 2oz?

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi Ron, 2 ounces is equal to 60 ml, .5 ml in general being considered one dose, which would equal 120 doses per 2 ounce or 60 ml dropper bottle. If you use this recipe and add the 2 ounces of tincture to your gummy recipe, each gummy would roughly have 1.5 ml’s (3 doses) of tincture, which for me, would be too strong. It really depends on your tolerance and how many mg’s of THC you are used to ingesting but it is better to err on the side of caution at first, until you know how strong the tincture is and how much you are able to safely ingest. Hope that helps and good luck!

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi MC, usually after washing and filtering the tincture we have just over 4 ounces of tincture, from there we let it evaporate down to 2 ounces (60 ml) to increase potency. Hope that helps.

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi Connie, you can use fresh cannabis in the tincture but if you don’t decarbed it first, it will only contain CBDA or THCA which still has its benefits, but it will not provide as many overall compared to when the flower is decarbed first. If you want to decarb the flower first, I would still dry it beforehand as the drying process doesn’t typically take that long. Also if using fresh cannabis, more chlorophyl will end up in your final tincture, giving it a more green or grassy flavor. Hope that helps and good luck!

  • Colin

    Great article, thanks. I’m looking for the best method for making vaping liquid and your freezing alcohol method seems easy and fairly quick. Am I right to assume I can evaporate the alcohol off and add my mixture of veg glycerine and PG in the same proportions as you have for your tincture?

    • Aaron (Mr. DeannaCat)

      Hi Colin, I can’t say for sure as it is something that we haven’t done before but I think most people just infuse decarbed cannabis in the PG and/or VG as one would do when making cannabis oil by heating it all together in a double boiler. Using the ethanol to make a tincture may just be an extra step or cost than necessary. Hope that helps and good luck!

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