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Cannabis Stem Edibles: How To Eliminate Waste

Cannabis stems for weed edibles

Making your weed last is easy with cannabis stem edibles. You may not be able to smoke weed stems, however, they make excellent weed edibles. Start collecting your stems to use your cannabis plants in their entirety. This zero waste initiative is cost effective and expedient!

How do I activate my cannabis stems?

You must decarboxylate your weed stems to activate their chemical compounds. Depending on the cannabis strain, your stems will contain CBD or THC. To activate these properties of the plant, they require heating at a specific temperature, for a specific amount of time. This process is not unique to stems. In order to create effective weed edibles, your regular cannabis bud must be submit to this process.

Decarboxylate your cannabis stems by spreading them evenly on an oven tray. Cover this tray with tinfoil and bake in the oven at 240F for 40 minutes. Following this step your stems are finished decarboxylating.

Here are a couple of videos that show you what to do with your cannabis stems:

For the most effective results, use at least 1/4 Oz of cannabis stems.

Cannabis butter or oil from Stems

To make cannabis stem edibles, you need a cannabis infusion. Cannabis stem butter or oil is a fantastic weed edible base that is easy to make. This recipe requires the use of many stems. Fortunately, you can follow the same steps as it takes to create weed butter . Excitingly, weed stems are a lot cheaper than normal cannabis buds. In addition, cannabis stem butter infuse faster than regular weed bud! To make cannabis stem butter/oil, follow the same process as the video above. Be sure to use at least 1/4 oz of stems to cut infusion time in half.

Weed Stems Tincture

Here is another simple way to infuse cannabis stem edibles. A Cannabis tincture is a great choice of weed extraction if you want to make weed edibles. Formulate your weed tincture by the use of alcohol.  

One of the main benefits of a tincture is that you can use it for a variety of weed edibles. Especially great for weed candies and cannabis infused drinks. You can even make topical creams with it. 

The recipe is called the Green Dragon Tincture. It is very quick and easy to make. You will to decarb your cannabis stems with high proof alcohol. Consider taking it to the next level by making cannabis stem sugar. Similar to making weed stem butter, you need a lot of stems. We recommend 1/4 Oz to 1/2 Oz of stems. Better start piling up your stalks!

Creating Cannabis Stem Edibles

Once you have a cannabis stem base like weed stem butter, oil, or tincture, you can start making weed infused edibles. We have a whole list of edibles on our site. Click here for the full guide on how to make weed edibles.

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